Bash Bug

Pierluigi Paganini October 09, 2014
Reflections on Bash Bug case and evolution of IT security landscape

Security expert Boris Mutina made an analysis of IT Security landscape, highlighting critical trends and suggesting a proactive approach to cyber security The world of IT security was recently shocked by the Bash Bug vulnerability and I believe that none of the readers do need to explain the impact of this vulnerability. We are in […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 07, 2014
Romanian Hackers exploited Bash Bug flaw to hack Yahoo servers

The security expert Jonathan Hall found evidence that a gang of Romanian Hackers exploited the Bash Bug flaw to hack Yahoo servers. The Security researcher Jonathan Hall, president of IT consulting firm Future South Technologies, said that a gang of Romanian hackers exploited the Shellshock vulnerability to gain access to Yahoo servers, and Yahoo! has confirmed the violation […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 05, 2014
Bash bug and risks posed by incomplete patches, discovered other two additional bugs

The security researcher Michal Zalewski revealed the details of other two additional bugs he discovered in the Bourne Again Shell after the Bash Bug case. IT community worldwide has been shocked by the discovery of the Bash Bug flaw, a vulnerability that was present in the popular Bash component for more than two decades. While principal […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 30, 2014
Apple released a patch for the Shellshock vulnerability

Apple has just released its patch for the Shellshock vulnerability. The company provided an update for the OS X Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks. A few days ago the Internet community was shocked by the revelation on a new critical flaw, dubbed Bash Bug, which affects the Bash component in billion of Unix and Linus […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2014
ShellShock could be used to hack VoIP systems

Jaime Blasco at AlienVault Labs explained that ShellShock vulnerability could be  exploited to hack Voice over IP systems worldwide. The Shellshock Bash is monopolizing the debate on the Internet security in these days, every vendor is assessing its product to verify the impact of the critical vulnerability Bash Bug (CVE-2014-6271). Apple recently announced that its Mac OS X based […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2014
The majority Mac users safe from Bash Bug while Oracle warns its customers

Apple says users of its OS X are “safe by default” from the Bash Bug, meanwhile Oracle warns its customers that 32 products are affected by the flaw. The recently discovered Bash Bug vulnerability is menacing billions of devices that could be exposed to cyber attacks which exploit the flaw, the situation appears to be critical […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 26, 2014
Spike botnet runs DDoS attacks from IoT devices

Experts at Akamai spotted a new malware kit named Spike which is used by bad actors to run DDoS attacks through desktops and Internet of Things devices. According to Akamai’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert) a new malware kit dubbed Spike was used by bad actors to run DDoS attacks through routers, smart thermostats, […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 26, 2014
Hackers target Bash Bug vulnerability in the wild

The critical vulnerability Bash Bug in common GNU shell could be exploited by botmaster to infect a huge number of machines on a large scale. The recently discovered Bash Bug vulnerability, coded as CVE-2014-6271 and known also as “Shellshock,” is worrying the security community due to its impact on a large-scale. The remotely exploitable critical flaw affects Linux, Unix and […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 25, 2014
Bash Bug is a critical risk to entire Internet infrastructure

Bash Bug is a critical flaw  remotely Exploitable which affects Linux, Unix and Apple Mac OS X and that is threatening the global Internet infrastructure. A new critical vulnerability dubbed Bash Bug in Linux and Unix command-line shell, aka the GNU Bourne Again Shell, is threatening the IT world. The flaw, coded as CVE-2014-6271, is remotely exploitable and affects Linux […]