Sudo Flaw Lets Linux Users Run Commands As Root Even When They’re Restricted

Attention Linux Users! A vulnerability has been discovered in Sudo—one of the most important, powerful, and commonly used utilities that comes as a core command installed on almost every UNIX and Linux-based operating system. The vulnerability in question is a sudo security policy bypass issue that could allow a malicious user or a program to execute…

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Almost 50% of Company Network Traffic Comes From Bots!

Network traffic in companies is generated by bots almost as much as by humans, shows a recent study. As bots become more sophisticated, they bypass the security challenges in place. While there are good bots, the bad ones are present in larger numbers and they can impact overall performance and metrics as well as security.…

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Rusty Joomla RCE

Introduction During one of our research activities, we discovered an undisclosed PHP Object Injection on Joomla CMS from the release 3.0.0 to the 3.4.6 (releases from 2012 to December 2015) that leads to Remote Code Execution.A PHP Object Injection was discovered in the wild and patched in the 3.4.5 version (CVE-2015-8562), however, this vulnerability depends also a lot on…

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Most malspam contains a malicious URL these days, not file attachments

Proofpoint: 85% of all malicious email spam sent in Q2 2019 contained a link to download a malicious file. Most malicious email spam (malspam) sent in the first half of the year has contained links to malicious files, rather than file attachments, according to telemetry gathered by cyber-security firm Proofpoint More precisely, 85% of all…

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Kali Linux 2019.3 Release

We are pleased to announce that our third release of 2019, Kali Linux 2019.3, is available immediately for download. This release brings our kernel up to version 5.2.9, and includes various new features across the board with NetHunter, ARM and packages (plus the normal bugs fixes and updates).​ As promised in our roadmap blog post, there are both…

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