CERT warns of SSH vulnerability

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The CERT Coordination Center at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh is warning users about a serious security vulnerability in the OpenSSH (Secure Shell) that could enable a remote attacker to run malicious code or launch...

CERT, Adobe Warn of Flaw in PDF File Readers

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Nearly a week after information on the problem was leaked on the Internet, Adobe Systems Inc. and CERT on Wednesday put out statements warning of a vulnerability in several software packages used to read Adobe...

CERT warning: Oldest IM tricks work best

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Security experts have warned that a wave of hack attacks is striking tens of thousands of PCs via instant messenger (IM) or Internet Relay Chat (IRC) clients, using nothing more high-tech than old-fashioned social engineering....

DoS attacks getting scary, CERT warns

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Windows users and Internet routing equipment are the latest pawns of malicious intruders intent on launching denial of service attacks online, an expert from Carnegie Mellon's CERT Coordination Center warned network operators here Monday. Attackers...

CERT logs 60 per cent leap in software bug reports

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International network security watchdog CERT today released statistics showing it has handled more than 34,700 reports of vulnerable software in the first three quarters of this year. The 34,754 incidents reported to the...

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