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Critical buffer overflow vulnerability in Photoshop CS6

Adobe has released an update for Photoshop CS6 that closes a critical heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2012-4170) in its popular graphics editing program. Both the Mac and Windows versions of Photoshop CS6 (aka Photoshop 13.0) contain a critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker to take control of affected systems.

Ban on bulk SMS Released

The Centre on Thursday lifted the ban on bulk SMS and MMS that was imposed to check the spread of rumours and inflammatory content related to the ethnic violence in Assam that had led to the exodus of northeastern people from Bangalore and other cities.
The decision was taken as the social unrest that gripped various cities due to these rumours has subsided and the flow of hate content has also reduced to a large extent in the last few days, a Ministry of Home Affairs spokesperson said.

AVX Corporation Hacked by Anonymous #OpColtan

Anonymous Operation #OpColtan have announced another attack in the name of this operation and this time its on a Manufacturer and Supplier of Electronic Components AVX Corporation ( AVX It's a big firm which produce ceramic and tantalum capacitors, connectors, thick and thin film capacitors, resistors and integrated passive components.

Philippine police arrest 357 foreigners for cyber fraud

Police on Thursday rounded up 357 foreigners accused of duping Taiwanese and Chinese citizens in an online scam in what an official described as the largest single-day operation against organized crime in the country.

Director Samuel Pagdilao Jr., CIDG director, said CIDG and Paocc agents led by Senior Supt. Ranier Idio raided 20 houses in several subdivisions in Quezon, Manila, Marikina, Cainta and Antipolo cities at around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday and they rounded up the foreigners.

Sensitive data in human brain successfully extract by Hackers

It is now possible to hack the human brain? YES! This was explained researchers at the Usenix Conference on Security, held from 8 to 10 August in Washington State. Using a commercial off-the-shelf brain-computer interface, the researchers have shown that it’s possible to hack your brain, forcing you to reveal information that you’d rather keep secret.

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