Foxit patched a dozen vulnerabilities in its PDF reader software this week, more than half of which could be used to directly execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of the product.
The developers of the open source office suite LibreOffice informed users this week that they have patched a vulnerability which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code using specially crafted RTF files.
Conficker returns from obsolescence to help hijack medical devices and steal patient records.
An online database containing the names of 2.2 million heightened risk individuals and organizations was left unprotected and downloaded by a security researcher who has considered making the information public.
The number of wiretaps rocketed by 17 percent on the year prior.
The database contains profiles on millions of "heightened-risk individuals," and is used by dozens of leading banks, governments, and spy agencies.