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Archive for April, 2013

Closing the Door on Hackers

Closing the Door on Hackers – from the New York Times

I recently had the pleasure of contributing an Op-Ed piece to The New York Times. In the article, I talk about some of the aspects of cyber-security that I think are far too-often left out of mainstream media discussions. Specifically, the shared burden that all of us in the technology industry should feel in helping…

Post by Marc Maiffret April 5, 2013
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A Brief Overview of Darkleech

A piece of malware, Darkleech, has been making the news rounds as of late. This one targets web servers, specifically Apache 2.2.2 and above. Instead of merely compromising a web server and uploading malicious content to be served to unsuspecting victims, Darkleech goes a step further by installing a special module that is loaded by…

Post by BeyondTrust Research Team April 4, 2013
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Vendor-Disclosed Zero Days and Targeted Trojans

Here at BeyondTrust, we are constantly keeping an eye on the underground parts of the internet, monitoring for things like zero day vulnerabilities and how malware authors are exploiting vulnerabilities in the wild. As such, we wanted to keep you apprised of a vulnerability that was addressed within VMware ESXi 5.0. A patch was released…

Post by BeyondTrust Research Team April 3, 2013
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