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Buffer Overflow to Run Root Shell - Full Tutorial

Buffer Overflow Basics Overview Buffer overflows were an earth-shattering vulnerability exploited in the late 1980’s that are protected against on modern systems. That said, they are still relevant, and pave the way to learning more advanced e...

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Crippling Cyberattacks, Disinformation Top Concerns for Election Day

Cyber-researchers weigh in on what concerns them the most as the U.S. heads into the final weekend before the presidential election -- and they...

Threatpost | 23 minutes ago
WordPress Patches 3-Year-Old High-Severity RCE Bug

In all, WordPress patched 10 security bugs as part of the release of version 5.5.2 of its web publishing software.

Threatpost | 2 hours ago
Firestarter Android Malware Abuses Google Firebase Cloud Messaging

The DoNot APT threat group is leveraging the legitimate Google Firebase Cloud Messaging server as a command-and-control (C2) communication mechanism.

Threatpost | 2 hours ago
New Wroba Campaign Is Latest Sign of Growing Mobile Threats

After years of mostly targeting users in Japan, Korea, and other countries in the region, operators of the Trojan expanded their campaign to the...

Dark Reading | 2 hours ago
Wisc. GOP’s $2.3M MAGA Hat Debacle Showcases Fraud Concerns

Scammers bilked Wisconsin Republicans out of $2.3 million in a basic BEC scam — and anyone working on the upcoming election needs to pay a...

Threatpost | 2 hours ago
Halloween News Wrap: The Election, Hospital Deaths and Other Scary Cyberattack Stories

Threatpost breaks down the scariest stories of the week ended Oct. 30 haunting the security industry -- including bugs that just won't die.

Threatpost | 4 hours ago
Wroba Mobile Banking Trojan Spreads to the U.S. via Texts

The Roaming Mantis group is targeting the States with a malware that can steal information, harvest financial data and send texts to self-propagate.

Threatpost | 4 hours ago
JavaScript Obfuscation Moves to Phishing Emails

Attackers are hiding malicious payloads in phishing emails via a technique traditionally used to hide malicious code planted on websites.

Dark Reading | 6 hours ago
Microsoft Warns of Ongoing Attacks Exploiting Zerologon

The vulnerability, patched in August, has been weaponized by APT groups and prompted CISA to issue a security alert.

Dark Reading | 6 hours ago
Public Safety & Cybersecurity Concerns Elevate Need for a Converged Approach

As public and private spaces are opening up, the need for a converged approach to cybersecurity and physical security is essential, as is...

Dark Reading | 8 hours ago
COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary

Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive news and commentary surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

Dark Reading | 9 hours ago
Microsoft Warns Threat Actors Continue to Exploit Zerologon Bug

Tech giant and feds this week renewed their urge to organizations to update Active Directory domain controllers.

Threatpost | 11 hours ago
SANS Launches New CyberStart Program for All High School Students

Free program lets students solve real-world security problems - and learn about cybersecurity.

Dark Reading | 12 hours ago
NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers

NVIDIA said a high-severity information-disclosure bug impacting its DGX A100 server line wouldn't be patched until early 2021.

Threatpost | 23 hours ago
First the Good News: Number of Breaches Down 51% Year Over Year

But the number of records put at risk experiences a massive increase. Here's why.

Dark Reading | a day ago
McAfee Launches XDR, Browser Isolation, Cloud App Security Tools

New additions are built to help organizations better respond to threats and protect applications and data in the cloud.

Dark Reading | a day ago
Kegtap, Singlemalt, Winekey Malware Serve Up Ransomware to Hospitals

Amid an uptick in attacks on healthcare orgs, malware families, Kegtap, Singlemalt and Winekey are being used to deliver the Ryuk ransomware to...

Threatpost | a day ago
University Email Hijacking Attacks Push Phishing, Malware

Attackers are compromising email accounts from popular universities, including Purdue and Oxford, to launch attacks that get around DMARC and SPF.

Threatpost | a day ago
Hackers Make Off With Millions From Wisconsin Republicans

According to the Wisconsin Republican Party, thieves used altered invoices to make off with $2.3 million in election funds.

Dark Reading | a day ago
Ransomware Wave Targets US Hospitals: What We Know So Far

A joint advisory from the CISA, FBI, and HHS warns of an "increased and imminent" threat to US hospitals and healthcare providers.

Dark Reading | a day ago
How Healthcare Organizations Can Combat Ransomware

The days of healthcare organizations relying solely on endpoint security software to stop attacks are over. Here are six ways that healthcare...

Dark Reading | a day ago
Why Defense, Not Offense, Will Determine Global Cyber Powers

Darktrace director of strategic threat Marcus Fowlers explains what to expect from nation-state attackers in the months to come -- and why...

Dark Reading | a day ago
Cybercriminals Aim BEC Attacks at Education Industry

Heightened vulnerability comes at a time when the sector has been focusing on setting up a remote workforce and online learning amid the pandemic.

Dark Reading | a day ago
Analysis: Forcepoint Can Still Succeed, but It Needs Committed Ownership

Raytheon intends to sell Forcepoint to PE firm Francisco Partners. Despite a solid product portfolio and bold strategy, Forcepoint's future is now...

Dark Reading | a day ago

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