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ESET researchers discovered Kobalos, a malware that has been attacking supercomputers – high performance computer (HPC) clusters – as well as other targets such as a large Asian ISP, a North American endpoint security vendor, and several privately held servers. “Perhaps unrelated to the events involving Kobalos, there were multiple security incidents involving HPC clusters […]

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In his summary of New Year predictions by security researchers here at ESET, Stephen Cobb pointed to expanded efforts by malware authors to target the Linux operating system. Looks like that might be right: A blog post published by Sucuri yesterday describes a backdoored version of the SSH daemon discovered on compromised servers. Interestingly, this […]

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A researcher at the Defense in Depth blog has discovered a flaw in Apple’s recently released operating system, OS X 10.7 (Lion), which allows passwords to be changed without knowledge of the logged in user’s password. The flaw appears related to Apple’s move towards a local directory service which has permissions set in an insecure […]

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