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vBulletin Forum hacked with Zero Day vulnerability, caused Macrumors Forum Data breach

vBulletin Forum hacked with Zero Day vulnerability, caused Macrumors Forum Data breach

November 17, 2013Mohit Kumar
Last Tuesday, Popular Mac news website MacRumors's user forums was hacked and forum database has been compromised including the username, email and passwords belonging to all 860,000 registered users. Yesterday,  Inj3ct0r Team of Exploit Database website  1337Day claimed the responsibility for the hack and also claimed that they have also hacked the official website of vBulletin Forum using a   Zero Day exploit . " Macrumors.com was based on vBulletin CMS. We use our 0day exploit vBulletin , got password moderator. 860000 user data hacked too. The network security is a myth " he told me. During the conversation, team leader told me that he has discovered a Zero Day Remote Code Execution vulnerability in vBulletin v4.x.x and 5.х.x, that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the server end remotely. On their exploit marketplace they are also selling this zero day exploit with Shell Upload payload at $7000 USD. " We found a critical v
Russian Hacker put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale

Russian Hacker put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale

September 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Russian Exploit writer and underground Hacker who goes by the handle " fil9 " put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale in an open Exploit Market. Author claims a Zero Day vulnerability in Firefox for Android, which works on Firefox versions 23/24/26 (Nightly). The advertisement was spotted by Joshua, Malware Intelligence Analyst at Malwarebytes. Hacker Selling exploit with a starting price of $460 only. According to the proof of concept video uploaded by the Hacker, the exploit forces the mobile Firefox browser to download and execute a malicious app, on just visiting a malicious link only. What’s worrisome is that many major websites are compromised frequently and a large number of visitors of those hacked sites can fall victim to this attack. " The biggest problem in this situation is that Firefox automatically executes certain known files once they’re downloaded, and doesn’t give users an option to disable this. Without some sort of
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