In case you’re using an older variant of Cryptocat, you are advised to update your installation immediately.
Crypto expert Steve Thomas claims to have identified a vulnerability that exposes all Cryptocat chats from the period between October 17, 2011, and June 15, 2013. He has even developed a tool, DecryptoCat, to demonstrate his point.
Today, we have the latest benchmark results from the top four Windows-based Web browsers, along with a sneak peek at Opera's upcoming Chromium-based overhaul. Is this really a step-up from Presto/Carakan or just another Chrome clone?
In an effort to answer that question, we're going to do something we usually don't: test a development browser. Next is the name of Opera's development branch, and a few weeks ago the company introduced its first Chromium-based version to the general public.
Raw sockets can be used to construct a packet manually inside an application. In normal sockets when any data is send over the network, the kernel of the operating system adds some headers to it like IP header and TCP header. So an application only needs to take care of what data it is sending and what reply it is expecting.
The update also includes patches for 17 security vulnerabilities, seven of them marked “critical.”
Malwarebytes has released the first public beta of Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit, a rebranded and improved version of ZeroVulnerabilityLabs’ ExploitShield.
Just as in its previous incarnation, Anti-Exploit is an extremely easy-to-use tool which protects popular applications from zero-day exploits, web-based vulnerability exploits and more.