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  • Bash "Shellshock" bug: Who needs to worry?

    26.09.2014

    As expected, attackers have begun exploiting the GNU Bash "Shellshock" remote code execution bug (CVE-2014-6271) to compromise systems and infect them with malware.

  • Critical Bash bug opens Unix, Linux, OS X systems to attacks

    25.09.2014

    The Bash "shellshock" flaw (CVE-2014-6271) was discovered last week by Unix/Linux specialist Stephane Chazelas, and its existence was made public on Wednesday.

  • OS X version of Windows backdoor spotted

    05.09.2014

    A recently discovered backdoor aimed at Mac computers is likely wielded by a long-standing APT group that has previously been known to target US defense firms and organizations, electronics and engineering companies around the world, and non-government organizations with interests in Asia, say FireEye researchers.

  • How do the new features in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 impact security and privacy?

    04.06.2014

    At the annual Worldwide Developerís Conference (WWDC) Apple announced the latest versions of OS X and iOS.

  • Mac adware removal tool

    15.05.2014

    Bitdefender has released the Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool to remove adware such as Genieo that can alter usersí search results, inject ads and monitor visited web sites.




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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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