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NZ-UK joint statement on cyber securityJanuary 15, 2013
New Zealand’s Foreign Minister and the visiting Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom have committed the two countries to working more closely together to address cyber security.
Microsoft releases Out-of-Band Security Bulletin for Internet ExplorerJanuary 15, 2013
Microsoft has released an out-of-band security bulletin on 14 January 2013. The bulletin is to address the security vulnerability described in Security Advisory 2794220 which affects older versions of Internet Explorer.
Java 7 Security Manager Vulnerability (zero-day)January 14, 2013
A recently reported zero-day vulnerability in the Java 7 Security Manager allows a Java applet to grant itself permission to execute arbitrary code.
Microsoft release whitepaper on “Pass-the-Hash” mitigation techniquesDecember 19, 2012
Microsoft has recently published a whitepaper titled “Mitigating Pass-the-Hash (PtH) Attacks and Other Credential Theft Techniques” and containing guidance and advice to mitigate against such techniques.
Apple QuickTime 7.7.3 ReleasedNovember 13, 2012
Apple have released QuickTime 7.7.3 for Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later, in order to address several critical security vulnerabilities which could allow arbitrary code execution.