Alex Stamos, chief information security officer at Yahoo, has come forward and clarified the situation over the Yahoo security breach – no user data was involved.
It's now just over a week since news of the Shellshock bug broke and analysts are still trying to work out just how much of an impact it could have.
In this podcast we welcome Dan Raywood, Editor of the IT Security Guru to talk with Paul Cooper and Wayne Scott about the latest Shellshock securty scare, dubbed "worse than Heartbleed."
Security researchers uncovered an additional vulnerability inside Apple OS X Mountain Lion that is susceptible to the Shellshock bug.
Apple has released a patch designed to neutralise the gaping vulnerability known as "Shellshock", an exploit in many Unix-based computers' shells that allows attackers to gain complete control.
Ever since yesterday’s news of the Shellshock Bash bug broke cyber security experts have been lining up to make clear how bad it really is. Apparently it's very bad.
The Bash command line exploit won’t affect most OS X users unless the person in question has configured advanced UNIX services.