Tag Archive | "race condition"


27 October 2010 | 12,623 views

Hackers Exploit Unpatched Firefox 0day Using Nobel Peace Prize Website

It’s been a while since Firefox has been in the news, but this is a fairly high profile case involving the Nobel Peace Prize website. It seems there is a race condition vulnerability in the latest versions of Firefox (including 3.6.11) that allows remote exploitation. In this case it was used via an iFrame on [...]

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01 June 2010 | 13,302 views

iPhone Security Flaw – Using a PIN Won’t Protect Your Data

Now it wasn’t long ago when the first malicious iPhone worm appeared in the wild and well generally since the boom of the device people have looking at the security measures. Huge sales are made to corporates touting the security, privacy and encryption features of the iPhone OS. The latest discovery is that using a [...]

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15 September 2009 | 20,795 views

FreeBSD Local Root Escalation Vulnerability

It’s been a long time since we’ve heard about a problem with FreeBSD, partially because the mass of people using it isn’t that large and secondly because BSD tends to be pretty secure as operating systems go. It’s a pretty serious flaw this time with root escalation, thankfully it’s only a local exploit though and [...]

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