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  • OpenSUSE forums defaced via unknown vBulletin 0-day

    08.01.2014

    The official forums of the openSUSE Linux distribution have been hacked and defaced by a Pakistani hacker that goes by the handle "H4x0r HuSsY." According to THN, the hacker has defaced the site and downloaded a database containing information about nearly 80,000 forum users, and did so by using a private vBulletin zero-day exploit that allowed him to browse, read or write / overwrite any file on the Forum server without root privileges.

  • DDoS botnet spreading on Linux and Windows machines

    18.12.2013

    A blended DDoS botnet consisting of both Windows and Linux machines has been detected by researchers working with the Polish CERT.

  • Free eBook - Self-Service Linux: Mastering the Art of Problem Determination

    11.12.2013

    Now, there's a systematic, 456-page practical guide to Linux troubleshooting for every power user, administrator, and developer.

  • A new Linux worm targets the Internet of Things

    28.11.2013

    A new Linux worm - luckily still not spotted being used in the wild - has been unearthed by Symantec researchers.

  • Unified Communications Forensics

    21.11.2013

    Authors: Nicholas Grant and Joseph Shaw Pages: 156 Publisher: Syngress ISBN: 1597499927 Introduction “Unified Communications is the integration of real-time communication services such as instant messaging, presence information, telephony (including IP telephony), video conferencing, data sharing, call control and speech recognition with non-real-time communication services such as unified messaging (integrated voicemail, e-mail, SMS and fax),” Wikipedia explains.




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How to keep your contactless payments secure

Posted on 19 September 2014.  |  Fraudsters can pickpocket a victim’s financial data using low-cost electronics that can fit into a rucksack. Here are the top security threats you should be aware of if you’re using a RF-based card, along with our top safety tips to keep your payments secure.


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