Shooting drones out of the sky with Phasers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAbqaiq has the world’s largest oil processing plant When a mixed formation of cruise missiles and small drone aircraft rained explosive charges on the Saudi Arabian state oil group Aramco sites at Abqaiq and Khurais on 14 September they halved national oil output, cutting 5.7 million barrels of crude per day from the company’s production. But they did more than economic…

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Click2Mail Informs Users of Data Breach

United States Postal Service (USPS) affiliate Click2Mail.com has started sending out notices to some of its users about a data breach that impacted their personal information. Click2Mail allows customers to create, personalize, and proof mailpieces, as well as to acquire, build, and manage mailing lists. With the help of Click2Mail’s web browser-based tools, users do not need to manually handle postage or transport to a post office. The security…

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Mozilla Hardens Firefox Against Injection Attacks

Mozilla this week announced a reduced attack surface for code injection in Firefox through the removal of potentially dangerous artifacts such as occurrences of inline scripts and eval()-like functions. The first codebase change impacts the built-in about:pages that Firefox ships with, and which were designed to provide an interface to the internal state of the browser. about:config is the best known of them, designed to help Firefox users customize…

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