According to this PCWorld article, social networking sites and iPhone Apps will be at the top of the list for malicious hacker targets in 2010.
This article from Wired reviews 10 of the worst cybercrimes between 2000 and 2010.
It is noteworthy that 3 of the 10 crimes targeted random unpatched/unprotected computers for use in bot armies. The others were fraud and money scams orchestrated by international networks of thieves.
"It may be possible to make Wireshark crash remotely or by convincing
someone to read a malformed packet trace file."
There were three security bugs fixed in version 1.2.5 of Wireshark: SMB
and SMB2 dissectors, IPMI dissector and Daintree SNA file parser.
It is recommended that users upgrade their version of Wireshark to 1.2.5.
"Mozilla has shipped Firefox 3.5.6 with patches for at least 11
documented security vulnerabilities."
It is recommended that you update your Firefox to the latest version to
fix these issues.
It should be noted, updating to 3.5.6 on my machine broke my Profile.
It could be related to an add-on that I have and may not affect you or
your users. To fix, I created a new profile from scratch.
This update fixes remote code execution and other vulnerabilities in
these Mozilla products.
"The Doc.media.newPlayer method in Adobe Acrobat and Reader contains a
use-after-free vulnerability, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated
attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system."
There is currently no solution to this issue. The following workarounds
VMware vCenter and ESX update releases address cross-site scripting
issues in the Help functionality of WebAccess. A vCenter Lab Manager
release addresses the same issues which are present in the online
Help functionality of Lab Manager and Stage Manager.
2. Relevant releases
Six CVE's were addressed in new kernel updates for RHEL5 which range
from local privilege escalation, to information leak, to DoS.
It is recommended that RHEL5 systems be patched and rebooted during the
next update cycle.
Forbes compiled a list of the seven Most-Hacked software titles for 2009. They took a survey of security professionals from various companies including Verisign, TippingPoint, iDefense and Qualys. Based on this survey, Forbes found that the following were the most hacked software titles from 2009.