Holiday Inn Parent IHG Probes Breach Claims

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), the parent company for more than 5,000 hotels worldwide including Holiday Inn, says it is investigating claims of a possible credit card breach at some U.S. locations. An Intercontinental hotel in New York City. Photo: IHG. Last week, KrebsOnSecurity began hearing from sources who work in…

Project Wycheproof

Posted by Daniel Bleichenbacher, Security Engineer and Thai Duong, Security EngineerWe’re excited to announce the release of Project Wycheproof, a set of security tests that check cryptographic software libraries for known weaknesses. We’ve developed over 80 test cases which have uncovered more than 40 security bugs (some tests or bugs…

Project Wycheproof

Posted by Daniel Bleichenbacher, Security Engineer and Thai Duong, Security EngineerWe’re excited to announce the release of Project Wycheproof, a set of security tests that check cryptographic software libraries for known weaknesses. We’ve developed over 80 test cases which have uncovered more than 40 security bugs (some tests or bugs…

New Critical Fixes for Flash, MS Windows

Both Adobe and Microsoft on Tuesday issued patches to plug critical security holes in their products. Adobe’s Flash Player patch addresses 17 security flaws, including one “zero-day” bug that is already actively being exploited by attackers. Microsoft’s bundle of updates tackles at least 42 security weaknesses in Windows and associated…