Monthly Archives: November 2016

Google reveals actively exploited Windows vulnerability

Redmond was given only ten days to fix the issue before Google went public with its notice.  By Chris Duckett | November 1, 2016     Google's Threat Analysis Group has disclosed an exploit for Windows that the company says is being actively exploited. The vulnerability in question was discovered alongside yet another Flash exploit.…
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Hackers release new malware into the wild for Mirai botnet successor

The malware focuses on turning vulnerable IoT devices into botnet slaves.  By Charlie OsborneNovember 1, 2016 Symantec   A group of cyber attackers has created a new strain of malware dedicated to transforming vulnerable IoT devices into slave components for DDoS attacks. The new malware, dubbed Linux/IRCTelnet, was discovered by researchers who posted an analysis…
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