Archive | Exploits/Vulnerabilities


18 July 2007 | 9,603 views

Intel Core 2 Duo Vulnerabilities Serious say Theo de Raadt

The scariest type of all, hardware vulnerabilities. Security guru and creator of OpenBSD Theo de Raadt recently announced he had found some fairly serious bugs in the hardware architecture of Intel Core 2 Duo processors. He goes as far as saying avoid buying a C2D processor until these problems are fixed. A prominent software developer […]

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06 July 2007 | 3,234 views

Apparently 8/10 High Traffic or ‘Big’ Websites are Vulnerable

It seems after a brief scan that about 80% of sites contain common flaws that allows them to be compromised in some way, most often to create phishing sites, steal data and hijack info about clients. An amazing 30% contain a serious vulnerability. Eight out of ten Web sites contain common flaws that can allow […]

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28 June 2007 | 6,313 views

VBootkit Bypasses Vista’s Digital Code Signing

At Black Hat Europe (in Amsterdam) security experts from India (Nitin and Vipin Kumar of NV labs) demonstrated a special boot loader that gets around Vista’s code-signing mechanisms. Known as VBoot and launching from a CD and booting Vista it can make on-the-fly changes in memory and in files being read. In a demonstration, the […]

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26 June 2007 | 11,629 views

The Kcpentrix Project – Penetration Testing Toolkit LiveDVD

The Kcpentrix Project was founded in May 2005 , KCPentrix 1.0 was liveCD designed to be a standalone Penetration testing toolkit for pentesters, security analysts and System administrators What’s New in KcPentrix 2.0 Now release 2.0 is a liveDVD, It features a lot of new or up to date tools for auditing and testing a […]

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25 June 2007 | 6,907 views

Hackers Invited to Crack Internet Voting

This is some pretty interesting news, rather than trying to cover things up like normal during July the Philippine government will be soliciting hackers to test the security of their Internet voting system. I think it’s a great initiative from the International Foundation for Electoral System. Local and foreign computer hackers will be tapped to […]

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06 June 2007 | 10,147 views

Zalewski (lcamtuf) Strikes Again – More Vulnerabilites in IE and Firefox

Our Polish friend and expert security researcher, Michal Zalewski (lcamtuf), known for his endless stream of vulnerabilities in all manners of software, has struck again. This time with some pretty serious flaws in both Internet Exploder Explorer and Firefox. This time it’s 4, 2 in IE and 2 in Firefox. The first which effects fully […]

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21 May 2007 | 8,760 views

Cisco IOS FTP Backdoor Ripe for Hackers

Another flaw in Cisco’s IOS, this time a problem with FTP, the mechanism used to update the firmware on Cisco devices (routers & switches mostly). You really don’t want someone playing around with your configuration files on your router do you? IOS FTP, which comes disabled by default in IOS, is used to upload IOS […]

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07 May 2007 | 21,392 views

Hacker Files, Tools & Software Repository – leetupload.com

This site is dedicated as a repository for “hacking” programs for Windows and Linux. Please note that hacking means nothing but tweaking or cleverly resolving a problem. Use the programs as you wish, but this site or its provider are not responsible in terms of how you use these programs, (i.e. for educational purposes only). […]

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26 April 2007 | 3,711 views

SSA 1.5.1 Released – Security System Analyzer an OVAL Based Scanner

A new version of SSA (Security System Analyzer) has been released – version 1.5.1. SSA is a scanner based on OVAL, the command line tool provided by MITRE is not very easy to use so the guys at Security Database decided to write a GUI to make it simple to use and understand and then […]

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18 April 2007 | 8,372 views

IE 7 Flaw Could Help Phishers – Error Message Processing

Ah another way for phishers and people wanting to steal login credentials to con IE7 users. Yet another reason to use Firefox or Opera? Not saying these browsers are perfect…but look at the amount of problems Internet Exploder Explorer has had. The flaw lies in the way IE7 processes a locally stored HTML error message […]

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