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Samba patch fixes critical vulnerability  04 August 2014 
Source: ZDNet Blogs - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The latest in a recent series of updates to the Samba file system software fixes a critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker on the local network to take control of a host running a vulnerable version of the Samba nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon.
Mozilla fixes CRITICAL security holes in Firefox, urges v31 upgrade  25 July 2014 
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Mozilla has released a bug-and-security update for Firefox, with 11 security fixes, three of them critical. Chief among the security patches is a use-after-free bug the organisation says was discovered by one James Kitchener.
Spamhaus readies new antimalware data feeds  16 June 2014 
Source: TechWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The Spamhaus Project will soon publish two new data feeds intended to prevent people from being lured to malware-infected websites and domains.
Keep an eye on these 5 new features in RHEL 7  13 June 2014 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
After six-plus months of public beta testing and more than three years after its previous major point release, RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) version 7 is out. The update speaks to Red Hat's interests in outfitting RHEL with many of the latest enterprise and data center features. Here are the five top-of-the-line new additions to RHEL 7 that caught our eyes.
Become a next-generation security expert  22 January 2014 
Source: Kaspersky - Posted by Anthony Pell   
For six years now Kaspersky Lab has been helping students from Russia and the CIS to find their feet in the world and establish themselves professionally. We have accumulated a wealth of experience in that time and not one of the students participating in our programs has gone unnoticed.
Linux: The clear choice for security  17 January 2014 
Source: Tech Republic - Posted by Dave Wreski   
According to the UK's Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG), Linux is the clear choice when it comes to security.
Linux Kernel, Font Bugs Fixed in Ubuntu  09 January 2014 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A huge number of security vulnerabilities have been fixed in Ubuntu, including a remotely exploitable font flaw that an attacker could use to run arbitrary code on vulnerable machines.
A clear-eyed guide to Android's actual security risks  17 December 2013 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Alex   
If you're an Android user -- or want to be -- you've likely heard about all the security risks of Google's mobile operating system. But how real are these threats, and how much damage can they do? Despite the fears, are Android devices actually a safe bet for an enterprise mobility strategy?
Mozilla releases 10 patches, five critical, for Firefox  30 October 2013 
Source: Network World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Mozilla released 10 patches for three versions of its Firefox browser on Tuesday, five of which are considered critical and could be used to remotely install malicious code.
Post-Funding Round, Skycure Launches Its Mobile Hacker Detection Software  18 October 2013 
Source: Tech Crunch - Posted by Alex   
Last year we covered the news that Skycure a Bring Your Own Device security startup had raised $3 million in a round lead by Israeli VC Pitango. Its now launched a new suite of threat detection software that it says monitors network traffic to address suspicious behaviour on user devices.
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