Browsing Tag: malware

[img_assist|nid=5342|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]The developers of the open source IRC server UnrealIRCd have had to report that the file servers of the project were compromised several months ago and the IRC servers code, Unreal3.2.8.1.tar.gz was replaced by a version with a backdoor. The backdoor allows anyone to execute commands on the server running UnrealIRCd. Read the full article. [The H Security]

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[img_assist|nid=5334|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]By Dmitry Bestuzhev The World Cup 2010 is the most popular event running right now. The cyber criminals are already taking advantage by sending spam leading to phishing sites, to spread malware and ID theft attacks. Today we found an interesting attack apparently not related to money.

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[img_assist|nid=5300|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]There’s a large-scale attack underway that is targeting Web servers running Microsoft’s IIS software, injecting the sites with a specific malicious script. The attack has compromised tens of thousands of sites already, experts say, and there’s no clear indication of who’s behind the campaign right now.

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Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=5281|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]The exploit that is being used in the attacks against the latest zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash is a modified version of a harmless SWF file that is only one byte different from the original file. Researchers have seen the exploit being used in active attacks against the vulnerability in Flash, which Adobe is set to patch tomorrow.

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