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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...

PuTTY Releases Important Software Update to Patch 8 High-Severity Flaws

PuTTY Releases Important Software Update to Patch 8 High-Severity Flaws
March 20, 2019Wang Wei
The popular SSH client program PuTTY has released the latest version of its software that includes security patches for 8 high-severity s...

Libssh Releases Update to Patch 9 New Security Vulnerabilities

Libssh Releases Update to Patch 9 New Security Vulnerabilities
March 19, 2019Wang Wei
Libssh2, a popular open source client-side C library implementing the SSHv2 protocol, has released the latest version of its software to...

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...

Wikileaks Unveils CIA Implants that Steal SSH Credentials from Windows & Linux PCs

Wikileaks Unveils CIA Implants that Steal SSH Credentials from Windows & Linux PCs
July 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
WikiLeaks has today published the 15th batch of its ongoing Vault 7 leak , this time detailing two alleged CIA implants that allowed the...
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