Category: Linux/Unix

Adobe Flash 0-Day listed in the Angler and Magnitude Exploit Kits

It’s no surprise that another vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash. The latest flaw has been branded CVE-2015-3113 and has been added to the ever growing list of vulnerabilities listed in the Angler and Magnitude exploit kits (both of which are readily available). While Adobe released an update for this exploit last week, that update is dependent on users actually…

Apple patches bash Shellshock vulnerability in OS X

Apple has just released an update for OS X, patching the bash Shellshock vulnerability for those potentially effected by the bug. You can download the update immediately from the Apple support site, though it does not show up in automatic updates. OS X bash Update 1.0 – OS X Mavericks This update fixes a security flaw in the bash…

How to determine if you’re vulnerable to the Shellshock / Bashdoor Bug

The Shellshock bug, though recently discovered, is a security vulnerability that has been present in Bash for two decades and primarily effects Linux/Unix/Mac users – not Windows users. An attacker leveraging this exploit could potentially execute commands remotely. The Shellshock vulnerability was discovered on September 12th, 2014 Stéphane Chazelas. How can you ensure that your system is not vulnerable? First, check which version of Bash…

There is a new Petya (but not really Petya) ransomware variant eviscerating machines globally...What can you do?