Kaspersky Lab Alleged Customer Database Hack From SQL Injection Flaw

The latest big news is that on February 6th the Kaspersky Customer Records database was hacked through a simple SQL injection flaw on the website. The hacker claimed it was possible to expose all customer data including users, activation codes, lists of bugs, admins, shot and so on. The anonymous hacker hasn’t actually posted any […]

Topic: Database Hacking, Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Hacking News, Legal Issues, Web Hacking

FlowMatrix – Free Network Behavior Analysis System

FlowMatrix is Network Anomaly Detection and Network Behavioral Analysis (NBA) System, which in fully automatic mode constantly monitors your network using NetFlow records from your routers and other network devices in order to identify relevant anomalous security and network events. In addition, the new release of FlowMatrix, (ver.0.9.62 and later) supports Network Applications Behavior Analysis. […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Networking Hacking, Security Software

Windows 7 UAC Vulnerable – User Mode Program Can Disable User Access Control

It seems like Windows 7 is already creating some controversy even though it’s still in BETA. Just like Vista it also has UAC (User Access Control) which a lot of people disable completely because they find it irritating (myself included). When that happens, the boundary between security and usability has crossed too far and the […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Windows Hacking
dradis v2.0

dradis v2.0 Released – Open Source Security Reporting Tool

This is more of a tool for the information security professional amongst us, those working in a team carrying out web application audits, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments. It’s useful for a team to use a tool like dradis so everyone is on the same page and the progress and segregation of responsibility can easily […]

Topic: Hacking News, Security Software

Chrome and Firefox Face Clickjacking Exploit

Just remember that even though Firefox tends to be more secure than Internet Exploder – it’s not immune from vulnerabilities (although they do tend to get fixed much much faster). The latest one that’s cropped up in both Firefox and Chrome is a clickjacking vulnerability. This is basically where a link is replaced by an […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking