Two websites belonging to the Nepalese government have been injected with malicious code that tries to take advantage of a Java vulnerability (CVE-2012-0507) in order to download a backdoor RAT on the visitors' machines, Websense warns.
When Microsoft released a security advisory detailing a critical flaw in Microsoft XML Core Services and its corresponding "Fix it" mitigation solution last week, it made sure to note that it was aware of the flaw being misused in "active attacks".
FireMon announced Security Manager 6.0, a security policy and posture management solution that integrates risk analysis with configuration management, enforcement and auditing of network devices like firewalls, routers and switches.
Author: David Kennedy, Jim O’Gorman, Devon Kearns and Mati Aharoni Pages: 328 Publisher: No Starch Press ISBN: 159327288X Introduction Metasploit Framework (MF), the open source tool for launching exploits against remote machines, is a well-loved instrument that allows penetration testers to automate routine and complex tasks.
Rapid7 announced that the new version of its penetration testing solution, Rapid7 Metasploit 4.2, allows organizations to assess the security posture of IPv6 enabled systems.