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OpenSSH Now Encrypts Secret Keys in Memory Against Side-Channel Attacks

OpenSSH Now Encrypts Secret Keys in Memory Against Side-Channel Attacks
June 22, 2019Mohit Kumar
In recent years, several groups of cybersecurity researchers have disclosed dozens of memory side-channel vulnerabilities in modern proce...

36-Year-Old SCP Clients' Implementation Flaws Discovered

36-Year-Old SCP Clients' Implementation Flaws Discovered
January 15, 2019Mohit Kumar
A set of 36-year-old vulnerabilities has been uncovered in the Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) implementation of many client applications that ...

LibSSH Flaw Allows Hackers to Take Over Servers Without Password

LibSSH Flaw Allows Hackers to Take Over Servers Without Password
October 17, 2018Mohit Kumar
A four-year-old severe vulnerability has been discovered in the Secure Shell (SSH) implementation library known as Libssh that could allow...

12-Year-Old SSH Bug Exposes More than 2 Million IoT Devices

12-Year-Old SSH Bug Exposes More than 2 Million IoT Devices
October 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Are your internet-connected devices spying on you? Perhaps. We already know that the Internet of Thing (IoT) devices are so badly inse...

Critical OpenSSH Flaw Leaks Private Crypto Keys to Hackers

Critical OpenSSH Flaw Leaks Private Crypto Keys to Hackers
January 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A 'Serious' security vulnerability has been discovered and fixed in OpenSSH – one of the most widely used open-source implement...

Bug in OpenSSH Opens Linux Machines to Password Cracking Attack

Bug in OpenSSH Opens Linux Machines to Password Cracking Attack
July 23, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A simple but highly critical vulnerability recently disclosed in the most widely used OpenSSH software allows attackers to try thousands...

Web-based DropCam Surveillance Systems Vulnerable to Hackers

Web-based DropCam Surveillance Systems Vulnerable to Hackers
July 15, 2014Wang Wei
The popular home surveillance webcam service DropCam that keep an eye on your house when you aren't there, can be used as a weapon again...

Operation Windigo: Linux malware campaign that infected 500,000 Computers Worldwide

Operation Windigo: Linux malware campaign that infected 500,000 Computers Worldwide
March 18, 2014Mohit Kumar
In late 2013, Security Researchers identified thousands of Linux systems around the world infected with the OpenSSH b ackdoor trojan a...

New Mac malware opens secure connection for a remote hacker

New Mac malware opens secure connection for a remote hacker
February 20, 2013Mohit Kumar
A new malware threat for the Mac has been discovered that attempting to set up a secure connection for a remote hacker to connect through an...
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