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Last weeks have been quite busy with announcements of either master keys or Chinese master keys being unveiled, all of them qualifying as critical vulnerabilities for the Android platform. Although things have finally calmed a bit, we are still waiting for the final act in Las Vegas at Black Hat USA, where Jeff Forristal (the […]

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In part 1 of this series, we talked about Dorkbot and its spreading mechanisms that required user interaction. In this post, we’ll talk about how Dorkbot spreads automatically, via drive-by downloads and Autorun files. Spreading vectors not requiring user interaction: Drive-by downloads and Autorun files Dorkbot can also spread automatically, without user interaction. We recently […]

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On Sunday, Microsoft issued Security Advisory 2718704 which announces an update that revokes the trust of two Microsoft-issued intermediate Certificate Authority (CA) certificates for all currently supported versions of Windows. The certificates revoked are: Microsoft Enforced Licensing Intermediate PCA (2 certificates) Microsoft Enforced Licensing Registration Authority CA (SHA1) As outlined in Microsoft’s initial advisory, analysis […]

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