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Microsoft Word Macro Execution 0day Exploit Found

Microsoft Word Macro Execution 0day Exploit Found

An exploit in Microsoft Office Word has been discovered allowing hackers to execute malicious macro-based codes. Attackers can run the exploit in Metasploit and embed a macro virus into a Microsoft...
Hackers Can Hijack Anyones Twitter Tweets (Legally)

Hackers Can Hijack Anyone’s Twitter Tweets (Legally)

Hackers can hijack tweets using a python script, created by misterch0c that runs through any twitter account to allow anyone to hijack any twitter accounts or users tweet.When the script is...

Joomla! 3.6.4 Admin TakeOver Exploit is Now Public

A few days ago, a Joomla exploit has surfaced on the internet affecting the version 3.6.4 by allowing an attacker to take administrative control over the website using the Content Management...
NTFS-3G (Debian < 9) Vulnerable To Root Privilege Escalation- Local Root Exploit is Out

NTFS-3G (Debian < 9) Vulnerable To Root Privilege Escalation: Local Root Exploit is Out

NTFS-3G (Debian < 9) local privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2017-0358) exploit has just been released to the public. The level of severity this exploit provides is extremely high due to the fact...
WordPress REST API 0day Exploit is Out: Patch your CMS Now!

WordPress REST API 0day Exploit is Out: Patch your CMS Now!

WordPress fixed three safety defects almost a week ago. However, only just recently did the organization address the unknown 0day exploits that allowed unauthorized hackers to edit and alter the content...
Google Project Shield

Google Introduces Project Shield in the Hopes of Protecting the World’s News from Digital...

Denial of service attacks (DDoS) is a very serious issue for most websites. There are a huge variety of hacks that people use:Internet control message protocol floods SYN flood attacks Teardrop attacks Peer-to-peer attacks Permanent...
Google Online Security Blog - The glibc DNS Client Issue - Debugging Tools

The glibc DNS Client Issue: Google Online Security Debugging Tools

The Staff Security Engineer in this article (Serna) from Google filed a ticket to their supervisor (Stadmeyer) and they spent a good deal of time trying to figure out exactly why...
Nokia Leading Security with Multi-Layer Cloud Protection That Protects Users on Many Levels

Nokia Leading Security with Multi-Layer Cloud Protection That Protects Users on Many Levels

ESPOO, FINLAND– Many businesses believe that the cloud is the way of the future because it’s faster and easier for large numbers of people to navigate. The problem is that many...