Pierluigi Paganini September 15, 2018
Experts disclose a Webroot SecureAnywhere macOS Kernel Level bug found months ago

Security experts disclosed a locally exploitable kernel-level vulnerability in the Webroot SecureAnywhere macOS security software. The Webroot SecureAnywhere macOS security software was affected by a locally exploitable kernel-level vulnerability. An attacker that exploit the flaw could execute malware at the “kernel level” on a vulnerable Mac system. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-16962, was patched months ago but publicly disclosed […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 25, 2017
Webroot started tagging Windows files, Facebook as malicious after a faulty update

Webroot home and business products are tagging Windows files and Facebook as malicious after a recent faulty update. Users are going crazy. The Webroot home and business defense solutions started tagging legitimate Windows and Facebook as malicious after a recent update. Many organizations claimed hundreds and even thousands of malfunctions to their endpoints, the glitch caused […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 27, 2013
Watering hole attacks and exploit kits – Indian gov site case

Number of Watering hole attacks is increasing, most of them based on well known exploit kits. The case of compromised Indian gov Web site leads to BlackHole Watering Hole attacks increase in a meaningful way in the last years following a scaring trend, the technique is based on infection of website’s visitors, typically attackers use to […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 24, 2013
Cybercriminals sell hacked PayPal credentials in underworld

Few days ago  I was surfing on my favorite security web sites and I found an interesting post published by the great security expert Dancho Danchev on Webroot portal that released a profitable e-commerce of credentials related to compromised PayPal accounts. The security analyst found an underground web site that proposes Paypal account accesses categorizing […]