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Sep
2012

Ten years ago, one of the largest Linux worm outbreaks was underway. Known as Slapper, this worm would infect Linux machines via an OpenSSL vulnerability. Infected Linux servers were organized into a P2P network which could then be used to launch DDoS attacks. Although Slapper was not the first Linux worm (at least ADMworm and […]

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Adobe has just released an update (APSB11-26) to its ubiquitous Flash software, revving it to version 10.3.183.10 for Windows, Mac, Solaris and Linux, and to version 10.3.186.7 for Android. Today’s release fixes six vulnerabilities in Flash Player, one of which was being used in targeted attacks (CVE-2011-2444). This bug is a cross-site scripting flaw which […]

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