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  • Nepalese government websites serving backdoor

    09.08.2012

    Two websites belonging to the Nepalese government have been injected with malicious code that tries to take advantage of a Java vulnerability (CVE-2012-0507) in order to download a backdoor RAT on the visitors' machines, Websense warns.

  • Unpatched Microsoft flaw actively exploited in the wild

    18.06.2012

    When Microsoft released a security advisory detailing a critical flaw in Microsoft XML Core Services and its corresponding "Fix it" mitigation solution last week, it made sure to note that it was aware of the flaw being misused in "active attacks".

  • Security posture management from FireMon

    30.05.2012

    FireMon announced Security Manager 6.0, a security policy and posture management solution that integrates risk analysis with configuration management, enforcement and auditing of network devices like firewalls, routers and switches.

  • Metasploit: The Penetration Tester's Guide

    28.03.2012

    Author: David Kennedy, Jim O’Gorman, Devon Kearns and Mati Aharoni Pages: 328 Publisher: No Starch Press ISBN: 159327288X Introduction Metasploit Framework (MF), the open source tool for launching exploits against remote machines, is a well-loved instrument that allows penetration testers to automate routine and complex tasks.

  • Metasploit identifies IPv6 security risks

    01.03.2012

    Rapid7 announced that the new version of its penetration testing solution, Rapid7 Metasploit 4.2, allows organizations to assess the security posture of IPv6 enabled systems.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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