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  • Two hacker groups used same IE 0-day exploit in recent attacks

    19.02.2014

    The recently spotted watering hole attacks aimed at the visitors of the official website of the US Veterans of Foreign Wars and of a bogus website mimicking that of the French aerospace association GIFAS might not be, after all, the work of the same threat actors.

  • 70% Android devices vulnerable to released remote access exploit

    19.02.2014

    The recent release of a Metasploit module that allows attackers to remotely access ("get shell") on most Android-running devices has again raised a very good question: "How can we force carriers and sellers to deliver security updates to users in a timely manner?" The bug is in Android's WebView programming interface.

  • Bogus Evernote alert leads to exploit kit

    17.02.2014

    Evernote users are being actively targeted with an email spam campaign that tries to trick them into following a malicious link.

  • Pwn2Own 2014: $150,000 for an "exploit unicorn"

    03.02.2014

    There are a few new rules for this years' edition of the Pwn2Own hacking contest and a huge new prize for an "Exploit Unicorn worthy of myth and legend" - $150,000 for a system-level code execution on Windows 8.1 x64 on Internet Explorer 11 x64 with EMET bypass.

  • Hasbro’s website compromised, serves malware

    27.01.2014

    The official website of well-known toy maker Hasbro has been compromised and found serving malware to unsuspecting visitors on a number of occasions during the last few weeks.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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