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Reverse proxy flaw in Apache patch CVE-2011-3368

A security researcher has found that an old patch CVE-2011-3368 can still be exploited by a crafted request that could exploit a fully pateched Apache Web Server (even if Apache 2.2.21 with CVE-2011-3368 patch is applied) which would allow access…

Skype flaw can track users’ location and P2P activity

Security researchers have found a security flaw in Skype. The flaw found several properties of Skype that can track not only a users’ locations over time, but also their P2P file activity. The researchers also found that “even when a…

TOR Project

Hakin9 12/11: TOR Project

Latest News From IT Security World By Armando Romeo, eLearnSecurity and ID Theft Protect Duqu: The Precursor Stuxnet Attack By Rebecca Wynn Duqu is essentially the precursor to a future Stuxnet-like attack. The threat was written by the same authors,…

Advanced SystemCare 5 Released!

Advanced SystemCare 5: IObit Debuts The New Release Of Its Flagship Software Suite. Advanced SystemCare is one of the most downloaded Windows utility programs; version 5 of the software sees new functionality and features, making it one of the most…

Password, What Password?

Exploiting Software 03/11Password, What Password?

Malware Analisys for Windows Systems Administrators Using Sysinternal Tools By Dennis Distler Today administrators deal with malware infections almost daily. Often malware is customized for specific organizations, departments in an organization, and even individuals in the organization. This type of…

Call for Chapter Proposals

Call for chapter proposals for the book titled: Theory and Prctice of Cryptography Solutions for Secure Information Systmes has been announced. This book will focus on cryptography and its use for security of IS. Manuscripts will be expected to cover…

ISSE 2011 – 22-23 November, Prague

This year’s Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE) conference will be held in Prague on 22-23rd  November. ISSE is the only independent, interdisciplinary security conference in Europe. World-leading industry experts will speak about a number of most actual topics in IT…

Hakin9 Extra Rootkit

Hakin9 Extra – Rootkit 06/2011

Rootkits Hidden in Hardware of PC by Anibal Sacco Let’s think like an attacker for a second. There are multiple applications dedicated to find malicious code both in user and in kernel space. So new places have to be found…

Apple release critical Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 updates

Apple has updated vulnerabilities in Java for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 systems, some of which could allow an attacker to execute code outside of the secure Java sandbox. Vulnerabilities in Shockwave and Java are becoming an increasing security…

Adobe release critical ShockWave security update

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.1.629 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system. Adobe recommends…