Fahmida Y. Rashid

Recent articles by Fahmida Y. Rashid

Hacked Reuters blog appears still unpatched

Hacked Reuters blog appears still unpatched

Site still running a vulnerable version of Wordpress.
Aug 8 2012 12:29PM
Patched Windows bug wreaks havoc

Patched Windows bug wreaks havoc

Vulnerability used to target political, industrial and defense organisations.
Aug 8 2012 10:44AM
Dropbox pins spam attack on breached staff account

Dropbox pins spam attack on breached staff account

Hackers steal customer email details.
Aug 6 2012 12:32PM
Hacked Dropbox staff account behind spam outbreak

Hacked Dropbox staff account behind spam outbreak

Document containing user email addresses stolen.
Aug 2 2012 11:26AM
#BlackHat: Researchers hijack Linksys router with JavaScript

#BlackHat: Researchers hijack Linksys router with JavaScript

Multi-pronged attack on home routers.
Jul 31 2012 1:40PM
#BlackHat: Researchers upload dangerous app to Google Play store

#BlackHat: Researchers upload dangerous app to Google Play store

Google's Bouncer beat by legit JavaScript trick.
Jul 30 2012 11:51AM
#BlackHat: Java malware exploits type confusion vulnerability

#BlackHat: Java malware exploits type confusion vulnerability

Type confusion is the 'most essential' aspect of Java security.
Jul 30 2012 10:37AM
Police disable world's third-largest spammer botnet

Police disable world's third-largest spammer botnet

Bots still active.
Jul 19 2012 7:03AM
Yahoo! mail app may be behind Android spam

Yahoo! mail app may be behind Android spam

Doubt on botnet theory.
Jul 17 2012 11:46AM
Black Hat's guide to what's hot at the con

Black Hat's guide to what's hot at the con

More than 500 talks culled to 80.
Jul 13 2012 12:55PM
Formspring 420,000 lost passwords were encrypted, salted

Formspring 420,000 lost passwords were encrypted, salted

Moves quickly to disable passwords.
Jul 12 2012 11:17AM
Microsoft pushes nine fixes for 16 flaws

Microsoft pushes nine fixes for 16 flaws

Gaping Core XML Services hole fixed.
Jul 11 2012 10:14AM
Google could pay $22 million for bypassing Safari settings

Google could pay $22 million for bypassing Safari settings

The US Federal Trade Commission might levy its stiffest penalty yet against the search giant after repeated privacy infractions.
Jul 11 2012 9:56AM
Researchers question Android spam botnet claims

Researchers question Android spam botnet claims

More proof needed.
Jul 9 2012 11:59AM
Researchers question Android spam botnet

Researchers question Android spam botnet

More proof needed.
Jul 9 2012 10:11AM
BlackHole toolkit targets Microsoft XML flaw

BlackHole toolkit targets Microsoft XML flaw

Popular toolkit targets unpatched Windows hole.
Jul 4 2012 6:45AM
Russian authorities arrest Carberp botmaster

Russian authorities arrest Carberp botmaster

A 22-year-old arrested in Russia.
Jun 28 2012 5:00PM
LulzSec duo plead guilty to DDoS against CIA

LulzSec duo plead guilty to DDoS against CIA

Hackers face British authorities for several high-profile website attacks.
Jun 26 2012 10:24AM
Malware writers go patent-snatching in Peru

Malware writers go patent-snatching in Peru

CAD drawings slurped via email.
Jun 25 2012 8:16AM
iOS 6 restricts app functions

iOS 6 restricts app functions

Apple follows Android, clamps down on application permissions.
Jun 21 2012 12:20AM

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