Veracode, Inc., the leader in cloud-based application security testing, today released its annual State of Software Security Report (SoSS). The report includes the latest research on software vulnerability trends as well as predictions on how these flaws could be exploited if left unaddressed and what this may mean for organizations’ security professionals.
Hackers have launched an assault on Israeli websites, but the damage has been minimal as the Jewish state is prepared to fend off such attacks, one of the country's top cyber experts said on Sunday.
The hackers associated with the activist group Anonymous reportedly hit the websites of the premier's office, the defence ministry, the education ministry and the Central Bureau of Statistics, among others, but all appeared to be running normally.
Usually, hackathons and other programming contests call on software developers to build something that’s reasonably useful, perhaps even something that makes the world a better place. But the Underhanded C Contest is a little different. It calls on developers to create something that’s deliciously malicious.
Beleaguered open-world zombie shooter The War Z is in more trouble as publisher OP Productions admits hackers exposed players’ personal information.
In response to the attack, OP Productions shut down The War Z’s servers and its message boards. In an open letter, the publisher confirmed that the hackers gained access to user email addresses and passwords. Payment information, such as credit-card numbers, remain secure with a third-party company.
From OP Productions’ letter: