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  • Bash "Shellshock" bug: Who needs to worry?

    26.09.2014

    As expected, attackers have begun exploiting the GNU Bash "Shellshock" remote code execution bug (CVE-2014-6271) to compromise systems and infect them with malware.

  • Critical Bash bug opens Unix, Linux, OS X systems to attacks

    25.09.2014

    The Bash "shellshock" flaw (CVE-2014-6271) was discovered last week by Unix/Linux specialist Stephane Chazelas, and its existence was made public on Wednesday.

  • Kali NetHunter turns Nexus devices into portable hacking tools

    24.09.2014

    Offensive Security, the security training company behind Kali Linux, the popular Debian-based OS designed for digital forensics and penetration testing, and Kali community member “BinkyBear” have created another great tool for pentesters: NetHunter.

  • eBook: User Mode Linux

    22.09.2014

    With User Mode Linux you can create virtual Linux machines within a Linux computer and use them to safely test and debug applications, network services, and even kernels.

  • Guide: Introduction to Linux

    08.09.2014

    This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.




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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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