October’s Patch Tuesday fixes IE, Word and Excel vulns

The monthly security update, which also marked the 10th anniversary of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday releases, included eight patches: four deemed “critical” and four ranked “important.”  In total, the patches addressed 28 vulnerabilities in the company’s products, including two zero-day flaws affecting Internet Explorer: CVE-2013-3893 and CVE-2013-3897. Security bulletin MS13-080 fixed Continue Reading

vBulletin exploit in the wild

vBulletin CMS is under attack by cyber criminals which exploited the vulnerability that allows to create new administrative accounts. Back in August, users of versions in the 4.1+ and 5+ series were advised to delete the /install/ or /core/install/ directories (depending on version) as a workaround against the bug, but Continue Reading