Archive for the ‘zero-day exploit’ Category

Hacker Discloses Second Zero-Day to Bypass Patch for Windows EoP Flaw

June 7th, 2019
An anonymous security researcher going by the name of SandboxEscaper today publicly shared a second zero-day exploit that can be used to bypass a recently patched elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows operating system. SandboxEscaper is known for publicly dropping zero-day exploits for unpatched Windows vulnerabilities. In the past year, the hacker has disclosed over half

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Chinese Hackers Used NSA Hacking Tools Before Shadow Brokers Leaked Them

May 7th, 2019
In a shocking revelation, it turns out that a hacking group believed to be sponsored by Chinese intelligence had been using some of the zero-day exploits linked to the NSA's Equation Group almost a year before the mysterious Shadow Brokers group leaked them. According to a new report published by cybersecurity firm Symantec, a Chinese-linked group, which it calls Buckeye, was using the

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New Google Chrome Zero-Day Vulnerability Found Actively Exploited in the Wild

March 6th, 2019
You must update your Google Chrome immediately to the latest version of the web browsing application. Security researcher Clement Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group discovered and reported a high severity vulnerability in Chrome late last month that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and take full control of the computers. The vulnerability, assigned as

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Unpatched VirtualBox Zero-Day Vulnerability and Exploit Released Online

November 8th, 2018
An independent exploit developer and vulnerability researcher has publicly disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in VirtualBox—a popular open source virtualization software developed by Oracle—that could allow a malicious program to escape virtual machine (guest OS) and execute code on the operating system of the host machine. The vulnerability occurs due to memory corruption issues and affects

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Hacker Discloses New Windows Zero-Day Exploit On Twitter

October 24th, 2018
A security researcher with Twitter alias SandboxEscaper—who two months ago publicly dropped a zero-day exploit for Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler—has yesterday released another proof-of-concept exploit for a new Windows zero-day vulnerability. SandboxEscaper posted a link to a Github page hosting a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for the vulnerability that appears to be a privilege

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New Exploit for MikroTik Router WinBox Vulnerability Gives Full Root Access

October 8th, 2018
A known vulnerability in MikroTik routers is potentially far more dangerous than previously thought. A cybersecurity researcher from Tenable Research has released a new proof-of-concept (PoC) RCE attack for an old directory traversal vulnerability that was found and patched within a day of its discovery in April this year. The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2018-14847, was initially rated

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Critical Flaws Found in Windows NTLM Security Protocol – Patch Now

July 12th, 2017

As part of this month’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released security patches for a serious privilege escalation vulnerability which affect all versions of its Windows operating system for enterprises released since 2007.

Researchers at behavioral firewall specialist Preempt discovered two zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows NTLM security protocols, both of which allow attackers to create a

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Shadow Brokers Launches 0-Day Exploit Subscriptions for $21,000 Per Month

May 30th, 2017

As promised to release more zero-days exploits and hacking tools for various platforms starting from June 2017, the infamous hacking group Shadow Brokers is back with more information on how to subscribe and become a private member for receiving exclusive access to the future leaks.

The Shadow Brokers is the same hacking group who leaked NSA’s built Windows hacking tools and zero-day

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Shadow Brokers, Who Leaked WannaCry SMB Exploit, Are Back With More 0-Days

May 16th, 2017

The infamous hacking collective Shadow Brokers – the one who leaked the Windows SMB exploit in public that led to last weekend’s WannaCrypt menace – are back, this time, to cause more damage.

In typically broken English, the Shadow Brokers published a fresh statement (with full of frustration) a few hours ago, promising to release more zero-day bugs and exploits for various desktop and mobile

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WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately

May 15th, 2017

By now I am sure you have already heard something about the WannaCry ransomware, and are wondering what’s going on, who is doing this, and whether your computer is secure from this insanely fast-spreading threat that has already hacked nearly 200,000 Windows PCs over the weekend.

The only positive thing about this attack is that — you are here — as after reading this easy-to-understandable

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