Lucian ConstantinCSO Senior Writer, IDG News Service

Lucian Constantin writes about information security, privacy, and data protection for CSO.

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OpenSSL fixes severe flaw that could enable man-in-the-middle attacks

The vulnerability allows attackers to generate rogue certificates that pass OpenSSL's validation

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Adobe patches zero-day Flash Player flaw used in targeted attacks

The vulnerability has been exploited by a China-based cyberespionage group for several weeks, security firm FireEye says.

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Fraud campaign installs rogue app on non-jailbroken iPhones

The attackers are likely abusing Apple's iOS Developer Enterprise Program, researchers said

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First software update for Apple Watch includes critical security fixes

The update patches 13 vulnerabilities and updates the trusted root SSL certificates.

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URL-spoofing bug in Apple's Safari could enable hard to detect phishing attacks

A researcher developed code that can trick Safari into showing a different URL in its address bar than the one currently loaded.

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Controversial MacKeeper security program opens critical hole on Mac computers

The program's developers are urging users to update to its latest version as soon as possible

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Stealthy Linux GPU malware can also hide in Windows PCs, maybe Macs

A team of anonymous developers is trying to raise awareness about GPU malware.

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Security researchers poke holes in Google's anti-phishing Chrome extension

Security researchers found nine different ways to defeat Google's Password Alert extension for Chrome.

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Second HTTPS snooping flaw breaks security for thousands of iOS apps

Hackers can exploit the vulnerability to launch man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt traffic from the affected apps.

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HTTPS snooping flaw in third-party library affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

The flaw in the AFNetworking library broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks