Articles by 'Gotham'

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 12, Softpedia – (International) Chinese bootkit Guntior abuses Windows Help Center. Researchers at Sophos analyzed a recent version of the Guntior bootkit’s dropper and found that it utilizes a legitimate Windows executable file from Windows Help Center. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Chinese-Bootkit-Guntior-Abuses-Windows-Help-Center-360472.shtml June 12, Softpedia – (International) Open redirect vulnerability identified in Facebook. A researcher from illSecure.com revealed a low-risk open... read more.

  • June 14, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 12, Softpedia – (International) Chinese bootkit Guntior abuses Windows Help Center. Researchers at Sophos analyzed a recent version of the Guntior bootkit’s dropper and found that it utilizes a legitimate Windows executable file from Windows Help Center. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Chinese-Bootkit-Guntior-Abuses-Windows-Help-Center-360472.shtml June 12, Softpedia – (International) Open redirect vulnerability identified in Facebook. A researcher from illSecure.com revealed a low-risk open... read more.

  • June 14, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 12, Softpedia – (International) Linux kernel local privilege escalation exploit modified to work on Android. A previously reported Linux kernel privilege escalation vulnerability has been modified to work on the Android mobile operating system, according to Symantec researchers. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Linux-Kernel-Local-Privilege-Escalation-Exploit-Modified-to-Work-on-Android-360453.shtml June 12, The H – (International) June updates for Flash and Air close a critical hole. Adobe rel... read more.

  • June 13, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 12, Softpedia – (International) Linux kernel local privilege escalation exploit modified to work on Android. A previously reported Linux kernel privilege escalation vulnerability has been modified to work on the Android mobile operating system, according to Symantec researchers. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Linux-Kernel-Local-Privilege-Escalation-Exploit-Modified-to-Work-on-Android-360453.shtml June 12, The H – (International) June updates for Flash and Air close a critical hole. Adobe rel... read more.

  • June 13, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 11, Help Net Security – (International) Washington Free Beacon website redirects to malware. Invincia researchers found several pages on the Web site of the Washington Free Beacon were compromised and used to redirect users to a domain hosting the Fiesta exploit kit. The kit attempts to drop the ZeroAccess rootkit and the Internet Security Pro fake antivirus malware. Source: https://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2516 June 11, Help Net Security – (International) Researchers find self-propa... read more.

  • June 12, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 11, Help Net Security – (International) Washington Free Beacon website redirects to malware. Invincia researchers found several pages on the Web site of the Washington Free Beacon were compromised and used to redirect users to a domain hosting the Fiesta exploit kit. The kit attempts to drop the ZeroAccess rootkit and the Internet Security Pro fake antivirus malware. Source: https://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2516 June 11, Help Net Security – (International) Researchers find self-propa... read more.

  • June 12, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 8, Softpedia – (International) After CNN patches vulnerability, diet spammers start abusing Ask.com flaw. Spammers abused an open redirect vulnerability in CNN’s Web site until the news organization closed the vulnerability. However, similar vulnerabilities in Ask.com and Yahoo continued to be used in the spam campaign. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/After-CNN-Patches-Vulnerability-Diet-Spammers-Start-Abusing-Ask-com-Flaw-359540.shtml June 8, Softpedia – (International) McAfee says it made a... read more.

  • June 11, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 8, Softpedia – (International) After CNN patches vulnerability, diet spammers start abusing Ask.com flaw. Spammers abused an open redirect vulnerability in CNN’s Web site until the news organization closed the vulnerability. However, similar vulnerabilities in Ask.com and Yahoo continued to be used in the spam campaign. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/After-CNN-Patches-Vulnerability-Diet-Spammers-Start-Abusing-Ask-com-Flaw-359540.shtml June 8, Softpedia – (International) McAfee says it made a... read more.

  • June 11, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 7, Softpedia – (International) Web hosting provider Hetzner hacked, users advised to change passwords. Web hosting provider Hetzner advised its users to change their passwords after an unknown piece of malware was detected in the company’s systems. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Web-Hosting-Provider-Hetzner-Hacked-Users-Advised-to-Change-Passwords-359368.shtml June 7, Softpedia – (International) Plesk says new alleged zero-day is a variation of old vulnerability. Parallels, the developer of... read more.

  • June 10, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

June 7, Softpedia – (International) Web hosting provider Hetzner hacked, users advised to change passwords. Web hosting provider Hetzner advised its users to change their passwords after an unknown piece of malware was detected in the company’s systems. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Web-Hosting-Provider-Hetzner-Hacked-Users-Advised-to-Change-Passwords-359368.shtml June 7, Softpedia – (International) Plesk says new alleged zero-day is a variation of old vulnerability. Parallels, the developer of... read more.

  • June 10, 2013