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Understanding Spectre V2: A New...

Recently, researchers uncovered a significant threat dubbed Spectre v2, a variant of the notorious Spectre attack, targeting Linux systems running on modern Intel processors. Let’s delve into the intricacies of...

Linux Kernel 6.7 EOL: What...

On April 3, 2024, the Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the last 6.7.12 kernel version and end of life (EOL) for the Linux kernel 6.7 series. All users are...

Ahoi Attacks: A New Threat...

Researchers from ETH Zurich have uncovered a new attack method dubbed “Ahoi Attacks” that threatens the security of confidential virtual machines (CVMs) within cloud environments. Described as a family of...

Several GTKWave Vulnerabilities Fixed in...

Recently, the Debian security team fixed several issues in GTKWave, an open-source waveform viewer for VCD (Value Change Dump) files. These vulnerabilities, if exploited, could result in the execution of...

DinodasRAT Malware: A Multi-Platform Backdoor...

DinodasRAT, a C++-based malware, has emerged as a serious threat to Linux users. Initially discovered targeting Windows systems, researchers have recently reported a Linux variant of this multi-platform backdoor actively...

Debian Security Updates Patch Cacti...

Multiple security vulnerabilities were discovered in Cacti, a widely used web interface for monitoring system graphs. These vulnerabilities, if exploited, could lead to severe consequences such as cross-site scripting (XSS),...

WallEscape Vulnerability Leaks User Passwords...

A vulnerability has been identified in the wall command-line utility in Linux, which could allow an attacker to steal user passwords or modify the clipboard on the victim’s system. Dubbed...

CISA and FBI Issue Alert...

SQL injection vulnerabilities, often abbreviated as SQLi, persist as a significant issue in commercial software products. In response to a recent highly publicized malicious campaign exploiting SQLi vulnerabilities in a...

CISA Warns of Volt Typhoon...

The recent joint warning issued by CISA, NSA, FBI, and other U.S. government and international partners highlights a critical cybersecurity threat: Volt Typhoon, a Chinese hacking group. This group has...

Multiple Puma Vulnerabilities Fixed in...

Puma is a threaded HTTP 1.1 server used for running Ruby web applications. It facilitates communication between web browsers and Ruby applications, handling incoming requests and delivering responses. Recently, the...

Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities Addressed in...

Recently, several critical vulnerabilities were identified in the Linux kernel. These vulnerabilities could potentially allow attackers to crash systems, steal sensitive information, or even execute arbitrary code. The good news...

OpenSSL Vulnerabilities Patched in Ubuntu...

Several security vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenSSL, a critical library for securing communication across the internet. These vulnerabilities could be exploited by attackers to launch denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, potentially disrupting...

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