Many High-Impact Flaws Discovered Using Fuzzers: Survey

The initial results of a survey conducted by a Google researcher show that a large part of public vulnerability research involves fuzzing tools.
Google researcher Michał Zalewski, also known as “lcamtuf,” has carried out a study to determine how most security flaws are discovered, and by whom.
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UK Crime Agency Website Downed by Hackers as Revenge

A group of hackers on Tuesday claimed they had downed the website of Britain's lead law enforcement agency after it arrested six people over similar attacks.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) website was offline for around an hour after suffering a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, claimed by hacking group Lizard Squad.
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GPU Malware Not Difficult to Detect: Intel

Malware that leverages a computer’s graphics processing unit (GPU) made headlines earlier this year when researchers developed several experimental threats designed to use the GPU for enhanced stealthiness. However, experts from Intel Security believe such malware still leaves traces that can be picked up by endpoint protection solutions.
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CERT Warns of Slew of Bugs in Belkin N600 Routers

The CERT/CC is warning users that some Belkin home routers contain a number of vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to spoof DNS responses, intercept credentials sent in cleartext, access the web management interface, and take other actions on vulnerable routers. The vulnerabilities affect the Belkin N600 DB Wireless Dual Band N+ router, model F9K1102 v2 with […]