SNMP-based DDoS attacks spoofing Google’s public recursive DNS server have been spotted by the SANS Internet Storm Center.
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The United States Air Force is attempting to enhance its cyber situational awareness in order to contend with “increasingly sophisticated” threats to its networks and systems.
There’s a serious vulnerability in pre-4.4 versions of Android that allows an attacker to read the contents of other tabs in a browser when a user visits a page the attacker controls. The flaw is present in a huge percentage of the Android devices in use right now, and there’s now a Metasploit module available[...]
The makers of the popular IDA disassembly and debugging tool have fixed more than a dozen security vulnerabilities in a variety of versions. Some of the vulnerabilities are a couple of years old, and patches are provided for versions from 6.1 up through 6.6. IDA is a tool used by malware analysts, security researchers and[...]
Four different remotely exploitable vulnerabilities were recently discovered and patched in a popular SCADA server.
A Brazilian political website has been compromised and is injecting iFrames that attempt to change the victim’s router DNS settings.
US-CERT published an advisory warning of a denial-of-service vulnerability in Cisco’s Integrated Management Controller; Cisco has already released an update patching the flaw.
The University of Texas information security office disclosed details of a vulnerability in remote management software Webmin that could allow someone to remotely delete files on a host server.
Some older versions of Apache Tomcat, the company’s open source web server and servlet container, are vulnerable to remote code execution.
A small segment of the security research community has been spending a lot of time tearing apart the innards of various vehicles and looking at ways that the computers and local networks that reside in modern cars can be hacked. There has been some remarkable success on this front, and while auto makers haven’t paid[...]