Latest Exploit Stories
As many as 12 million websites powered by the Drupal open source content management platform may have been compromised by cyber attacks exploiting a bug in the software, various media outlets reported late last week.
Hackers have been exploiting a previously undetected flaw in the Microsoft Windows operating system to launch ‘zero-day’ attacks on NATO, the Ukrainian government, the European Union and academic targets in the US as part of an espionage campaign likely backed by the government.
The security vulnerability known as “Shellshock” has been used by hackers to target Yahoo and WinZip, according to a ‘white hat’ security expert.
Computer security experts are warning of a vulnerability that could be even more serious than “Heartbleed,” the havoc-wreaking bug that emerged in April 2014. It concerns Unix and Linux devices, as well as hardware running Max OS X.
Trammell Ventures, a business incubator and think tank specializing in information security, announced today the launch of an ExploitHub auxiliary module for the Metasploit Framework designed
After a web security firm identified and revealed a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer over the weekend, Microsoft announced that it is actively investigating the vulnerability and will take “appropriate action” once it completes that investigation.
Sixteen years ago it was almost impossible to escape Celine Dion's catchy – but to many annoying – song “My Heart Will Go On” – and today it is the Heartbleed that will likely go on. It has the potential to be not only annoying, but extremely dangerous.
All four of the major Internet browsers were among the programs that fell victim to zero-day exploits during the HP-sponsored Pwn2Own hacking competition, various media outlets reported earlier this week.
On Tuesday security researchers identified a zero-day exploit (CVE-2014-0322) that had been served up from the US Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) website. This attack reportedly targeted American military personnel during this week’s paralyzing snowstorm at the United States Capitol.
A vulnerability found in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer in August could lead to widespread attacks against PCs running the browser.
- A trick or prank.