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Yesterday, FireEye documented a Java zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2012-4681) in the wild that is thought to have been used initially in targeted attacks. Symantec is aware that attackers have been using this zero-day vulnerability for at least five days, since August 22. We have located two compromised websites serving up the malware: ok.XXXX.net/meeting/applet.jar 62.152.104.XXX/public/meeting/applet.jar One sample […]

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Contributor: Branko Spasojevic A recent post on Pastebin revealed that a simple command can provide root access to the ZTE Score mobile device. This escalation of privilege can give you full control of a ZTE Score M phone running Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread). We analyzed both the MetroPCS and Cricket Wireless versions of the device and […]

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