A hacker with little more than a minute can bypass the authentication procedures on some Linux systems just by holding down the Enter key for around 70 seconds.
The result? The act grants the hacker a shell with root privileges, which allows them to gain complete remote control over encrypted Linux machine.
The security issue relies due to a vulnerability (CVE-2016-4484) in the
A serious vulnerability has been patched in forum software made by vBulletin that could allow attackers to scan servers hosting the package and possibly execute arbitrary code.
Personal details of nearly 50 Million Turkish citizens, including the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have been compromised and posted online in a massive security breach.
A database, which contains 49,611,709 records, appeared on the website of an Icelandic group on Monday, offering download links to anyone interested.
If confirmed, the data breach would be one of the
Adobe pushed out a hotfix for LiveCycle Data Services patching an XXE vulnerability in BlazeDS.
Researchers who discovered a half-dozen vulnerabilities in the free Hola VPN said today that fixes rolled out by Hola do not address the security issues they identified.
Public denial-of-service exploits for a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s implementation of the HTTP protocol stack, HTTP.sys are under way, while remote code execution attacks may still be to come.
DHS warned of a serious vulnerability in Multicast DNS devices whereby leaked system information could be leveraged in a DDoS amplification attack.
Verizon patched a vulnerability in an API used by its My FiOS mobile application that allowed any user access to any Verizon email account.