You may have noticed a certain amount of fuss about Java vulnerabilities and Oracle’s not-entirely-adequate patching. I took a look at the implications for Apple users here: Trusting the Oracle: Truth or Dare. However, I also considered the wider implications – especially in the area of full disclosure versus responsible disclosure in Another eruption East of Java.
Meanwhile, Dr Web’s work on Wirenet-1 may be of more technical interest than significance in terms of global impact, but it’s interesting nonetheless:
- DR Web discovers the first Linux/OSX cross-platform trojan
- The first Trojan in history to steal Linux and Mac OS X passwords
- ‘FIRST ever’ Linux, Mac OS X-only password sniffing Trojan spotted