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Multiple Vulnerabilities found in Tor, allows a remote Hacking

TOR, an implementation of second generation Onion Routing, vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities .  The critical one of which may allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service by exploiting the vulnerability. Furthermore, a remote relay the user is directly connected to may be able to disclose anonymous information about that user or enumerate bridges in the user’s connection. Continue reading Multiple Vulnerabilities found in Tor, allows a remote Hacking

FBI warning about Banking trojan “Gameover”

Organized crooks have begun launching debilitating cyber attacks against banks and their customers as part of a smoke screen to prevent victims from noticing simultaneous high-dollar cyber heists. On Friday the FBI issued a warning about a banking trojan named Gameover. It’s a new variant of Zeus, a user credential stealing malware that targets online bank users. Zeus has been around for years, and every now and then a new version with a new twist pops up. Continue reading FBI warning about Banking trojan “Gameover”

Hackers selling cheap BOTNETs and DDOS on forums

The Internet has revolutionized shopping around the world. Security researchers F-Secure reported recently in a post that hackers are Selling Cheap DDOS services on Various Forums. Hackers are offering services like distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS), which can be used to knock website offline in just 1 – 2 hours / 2$ per hour. They Posted a  Youtube Video in which a young woman advertises DDoS services. Continue reading Hackers selling cheap BOTNETs and DDOS on forums

Ubuntu security advisory to fix the Critical vulnerabilities in Ghostscript

Ubuntu released security advisory to fix the Critical vulnerabilities in Ghostscript.
Ghostscript could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

Affected versions:

Ubuntu 10.10
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
Continue reading Ubuntu security advisory to fix the Critical vulnerabilities in Ghostscript