Pierluigi Paganini January 18, 2021
OpenWRT forum hacked, intruders stole user data

The OpenWRT forum, the community behind the open-source project for embedded operating systems based on Linux, disclosed a data breach. OpenWrt is an open-source project for embedded operating systems based on Linux, primarily used on embedded devices to route network traffic. The main components are Linux, util-linux, musl, and BusyBox. All components have been optimized […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 17, 2020
Four npm packages found opening shells and collecting info on Linux, Windows systems

On Thursday, four JavaScript packages have been removed from the npm portal because they have been found containing malicious code. NPM staff removed four JavaScript packages from the npm portal because were containing malicious code. Npm is the largest package repository for any programming language. The four packages, which had a total of one thousand of downloads, are: plutov-slack-client […]

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 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 […]