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Kaspersky Lab: Duqu Framework Likely Written in an Unknown Programming Language

Duqu's Uknown Programming Language

Kaspersky Lab Researchers Say Parts of Duqu Are Written in an Unknown Programming Language, Uses Asynchronous Commutations

Duqu, sometimes referred to as “Son of Stuxnet”, surfaced in October 2010 and has been the subject of considerable industry research as experts attempt to unveil more details on the mystery and origin of the malware. Duqu was designed to help attackers infiltrate systems via backdoor access and steal information and data primarily from industrial control systems and corporate secrets. In other words, the ultimate cyber-espionage weapon. Continue reading Kaspersky Lab: Duqu Framework Likely Written in an Unknown Programming Language

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Web Applications are vulnerable to HashDoS denial of service attack

Researchers presented information on a long standing vulnerability in most web application frameworks 28th Chaos Communication Congress security conference in Berlin, Germany, Earth, Milky Way.

The type of hashing used by PHP, Java, Python and JavaScript in this attack is not a cryptographic hash, it is a simple mathematical hash used to speed up storing a retrieving data posted to web pages.

Collisions in these hashes are expected and managed by the programming framework in a reliable way when not being abused. Continue reading Web Applications are vulnerable to HashDoS denial of service attack