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Linux Kernel MSR Driver Privilege Escalation ≈ Packet Storm

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Microsoft Yammer Social Network O-Auth Bypass ≈ Packet Storm

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nation.lk ::: - 94% of IT security breaches go undetected!

nation.lk ::: - 94% of IT security breaches go undetected! | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
More than 94% of IT security breaches are not detected by companies who are victims, but are notified by third parties, a top official from HP Enterpr...
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Wake up call for pen testers...

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Can your car be hacked? From brakes to GPS, a look at what's vulnerable - Digital Trends

Can your car be hacked? From brakes to GPS, a look at what's vulnerable - Digital Trends | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Can your car be hacked? From brakes to GPS, a look at what's vulnerable
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Having a hacker charge a carbon fiber toilet seat to your Visa card is inconvenient, but what if they decide that your car would function better without brakes?
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The-Security-State-of-WordPress-Top-50-Plugins3.pdf

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Malware attacks via malicious iPhone chargers

Malware attacks via malicious iPhone chargers | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Do you ever think twice about using someone else's charger for recharging your iPhone? Well, you will now, as three Georgia Tech researchers...
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Trust hacking: How the Bitcoin system works

Trust hacking: How the Bitcoin system works | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
[Scott Driscoll] sent us a link to his Bitcoin explanation a couple of weeks ago. We glanced at it but moved on rather quickly. It's been popping up here and there and we finally gave it the time it deserved.
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On the Lookout: New Hacker Threats

On the Lookout: New Hacker Threats | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Here are the top seven hacks coming out at Black Hat that consumers need to know about - some of them can be prevented, but others can’t:
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HTTPS is in trouble?

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THC-HYDRA - fast and flexible network login hacker

THC-HYDRA - fast and flexible network login hacker | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
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Current Version: 7.5

Last update 2013-08-02
 
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UK blocks car key hack revelation

UK blocks car key hack revelation | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Volkswagen blocks security researchers from revealing a flaw in engine-freezing technology used to prevent car thefts.
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MS12-020 RDP Buffer Overflow ≈ Packet Storm

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the author claims: "this exploits leverages a buffer overflow in Microsoft RDP as described in MS12-020. Binds a shell to port 8888."

Actually, the exploit simply deletes system files and dirs, without binding on  port 8888; in fact, not a difficult goal to achieve (there are plenty of shellcodes examples for port binding).

Anyway, the source is still interesting as a customizable skeleton code,  to test "on the fly" your own shellcodes...

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Viber hacking appears to extend to app's App Store description - 9 to 5 Mac

Viber hacking appears to extend to app's App Store description - 9 to 5 Mac | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Viber hacking appears to extend to app's App Store description 9 to 5 Mac Last week, we noted that popular communications app Viber was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, which led to aspects of Viber's website being defaced with the message...
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Fears over future medical hacks

Fears over future medical hacks | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Researchers are worried that not enough is being done to ensure the software inside medical devices is fit for the job.
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...when hacking could kill, interview with Barnaby Jack on privacy and security implications

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BGP spoofing - why nothing on the internet is actually secure | ZDNet

BGP spoofing - why nothing on the internet is actually secure | ZDNet | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
A skilled attacker with access to the right router can co-opt routes to destination IP address. When this happens, nothing on the internet is trustworthy. And there's no way to stop it.
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Hackers switch to new digital currency after Liberty Reserve

Hackers switch to new digital currency after Liberty Reserve | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three months after a team of international law enforcement officials raided the digital currency firm Liberty Reserve, cyber experts say criminals are increasingly turning to another...
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Hacking Insulin Pumps And Other Medical Devices - Reality Not Fiction - Forbes

Hacking Insulin Pumps And Other Medical Devices - Reality Not Fiction - Forbes | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Hacking Insulin Pumps And Other Medical Devices - Reality Not Fiction
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One of the briefings at Black Hat this year was a session on how vulnerable medical devices are to cyber attack, given by Jay Radcliff.
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Tony Hardman's curator insight, August 14, 2013 8:29 AM
What Manufacturers Should Do to Build Secure Devices - http://bit.ly/19gsZUe
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Car hacking code released at Defcon - CNET (blog)

Car hacking code released at Defcon - CNET (blog) | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Car hacking code released at Defcon
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Car hacking code released at Defcon. Car computer hacking hit the gas on the first morning of Defcon 21, as hackers revealed how they took over two of the most popular cars in America.
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Are ‘Smart Homes’ At Risk of Hackings?

Are ‘Smart Homes’ At Risk of Hackings? | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Home owners who are connecting many of their home’s systems and functions to the Internet are getting a new warning to be careful of hackers.
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...smarter often means more fragile
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Mining bitcoins on a Nintendo

Mining bitcoins on a Nintendo | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
His friends know [gbg] as an aficionado of just about anything with a 6502 processor in it. He's also interested in bitcoins. A while back, a friend asked if it would be possible to mine bitcoins with an old Nintendo Entertainment System.
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Hacking Rfid tags is easier than you think

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Patients notified after resident doctors store their data on Google

Patients notified after resident doctors store their data on Google | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
More than 3,000 patients at an Oregon hospital were notified of their information being stored in an unauthorized cloud service.
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Google 'Pressure Cookers' and 'Backpacks,' Get a Visit from the Cops

Google 'Pressure Cookers' and 'Backpacks,' Get a Visit from the Cops | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Michele was Googling pressure cookers. Her husband was looking at backpacks. So six men from a joint terrorism task force showed up at their house. How'd the government know what they were Googling? 
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Sylvan Ravinet's curator insight, August 2, 2013 2:31 AM

"One hundred times a week, groups of six armed men drive to houses in three black SUVs, conducting consented-if-casual searches of the property perhaps in part because of things people looked up online."

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JDWP Exploitation ≈ Packet Storm

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This is a whitepaper discussing arbitrary java code execution leveraging the Java Debugging Wire Protocol (JDWP).

 
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Extreme Reality turns skeletons into biometric signatures

Extreme Reality turns skeletons into biometric signatures | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
The software technology captures full-body 3D motion using a 2D camera to recognize an individual's gait as a unique biometric signature. Read this article by Dan Farber on CNET News.
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Deadly Spanish train disaster exploited by malware mail scumbags • The Register

Deadly Spanish train disaster exploited by malware mail scumbags • The Register | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
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