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Linux Kernel Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation and DoS Attack

Linux Kernel Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation and DoS Attack

June 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Multiple flaws have been identified in Linux Kernel and related software could allow hackers to hack your Linux machines, shared hosting...
Vulnerabilities in 'All in One SEO Pack' Wordpress Plugin Put Millions of Sites At Risk

Vulnerabilities in 'All in One SEO Pack' Wordpress Plugin Put Millions of Sites At Risk

May 31, 2014Wang Wei
Multiple Serious vulnerabilities have been discovered in the most famous ‘ All In One SEO Pack ’ plugin for WordPress, that put millions...
Magento vulnerability allows an attacker to create administrative user

Magento vulnerability allows an attacker to create administrative user

February 13, 2014Anonymous
It seems you cannot go a day without hearing about someone or some group hacking a website or stealing credit card and other sensitive d...
23-year-old Stack overflow vulnerability discovered in X11 Server

23-year-old Stack overflow vulnerability discovered in X11 Server

January 09, 2014Anonymous
X.Org Foundation develops the X-Window System, the standard window system for open source operating systems and devices. Most of the graphi...
Microsoft released Security Patch for CVE-2013-5065 TIFF Zero-Day vulnerability

Microsoft released Security Patch for CVE-2013-5065 TIFF Zero-Day vulnerability

December 10, 2013Wang Wei
Microsoft has  released  11 Security Patch this Tuesday, including one for CVE-2013-5065  zero-day vulnerability, recently discovered Local ...
CVE-2013-5065: Microsoft Windows XP and Server 2003 Privilege escalation Zero-Day exploit discovered

CVE-2013-5065: Microsoft Windows XP and Server 2003 Privilege escalation Zero-Day exploit discovered

November 29, 2013Mohit Kumar
Researchers at FireEye have discovered a new privilege escalation vulnerability  in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. CVE-2013-5065, Lo...
Internet Explorer vulnerability exposed by Google Researcher used in targeted attacks

Internet Explorer vulnerability exposed by Google Researcher used in targeted attacks

July 10, 2013Mohit Kumar
Google and Microsoft are at each other's throats again. In a recent statement, Microsoft says hackers have been actively exploiting a...
BlackBerry Z10 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

BlackBerry Z10 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

June 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
BlackBerry Z10 users should be aware that there is a privilege escalation vulnerability. The vulnerability potentially allows a hacker t...
Android malware loaded with Linux kernel privilege escalation exploit

Android malware loaded with Linux kernel privilege escalation exploit

June 12, 2013Mohit Kumar
Malware authors are notorious for quickly leveraging new exploits in the public domain for nefarious purposes. A recently discovered Lin...
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Security Improvements overview

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Security Improvements overview

November 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
Google is bringing a host of new features to its Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system designed to increase productivity, creativity ...
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