Month: July 2006

  • Security expert dubs July the ‘Month of browser bugs’

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] Security expert dubs July the ‘Month of browser bugs’ By Greg Sandoval Each day this month, a prominent security expert will highlight a new vulnerability found in one of the major Internet browsers. HD Moore, the creator of Metasploit Framework, a tool that helps test whether a […]

  • OSVDB at BlackHat/DEF CON 14

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] Once again, many of the folks from OSVDB will be in Las Vegas this week, attending BlackHat Briefings and Defcon. Hopefully you can track one of us down for some OSVDB schwag and maybe have a beer while discussing the best way to get Jake to do […]

  • Proof of Concept

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] PoC aka ‘Proof of Concept’. Please, stop and read those words.. actually think about what it means. The term was originally used to label code that demonstrated that a concept or idea was actually valid. ResearcherX would say that SoftwareY contained an exploitable overflow in FunctionZ. Since […]

  • Browser Fun

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] http://browserfun.blogspot.com/ This blog will serve as a dumping ground for browser-based security research and vulnerability disclosure. To kick off this blog, we are announcing the Month of Browser Bugs (MoBB), where we will publish a new browser hack, every day, for the entire month of July. The […]