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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3480 on: March 10, 2015, 07:40:22 PM »
Hi ehmen,

It is very hard to quit as a habit, bundling junkware!

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3481 on: March 10, 2015, 08:22:37 PM »
Excellent reply and advice ehmen. :)
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3482 on: March 10, 2015, 10:10:53 PM »
Another online scanner website with a server update problem: http://scanurl.net/
HTTP Server: nginx 1.4.0 (Outdated)
The risk involved:
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So let’s add up the risks and hidden dangers of outdated technology:

Increased security threats and vulnerabilities
Hard drive failures leading to possible catastrophic data loss
Bit rot leading to data corruption
Software rot leading to instability, increased downtime, and loss of productivity
Loss of competitiveness
Lower IT flexibility
Limited responsiveness to the organization
Quote from  Cole Humphreys in a Tweet on  CLOUD INDUSTRY INSIGHTS.

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3483 on: March 11, 2015, 12:00:02 AM »
Canary Watch oversight: https://canarywatch.org/
The use of Canary Watch alerts may get websites in a corner they do not wanna be in,
just my humble opinion.

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3484 on: March 11, 2015, 01:19:24 AM »
Excellent reply and advice ehmen. :)
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3485 on: March 11, 2015, 01:22:07 AM »
If you thought you were safe from the FREAK attack on Windows computer, think again.

http://www.cnet.com/news/windows-vulnerable-to-freak-encryption-flaw-too/
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3486 on: March 11, 2015, 01:44:38 AM »
ehmen is right, read here: http://thehackernews.com/2015/03/freak-openssl-vulnerability.html
link article author = Mohit Kumar
And a link to the freak testing tool: https://tools.keycdn.com/freak

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3487 on: March 11, 2015, 01:57:28 AM »
Chrome users should make sure they have the newly released version 41 to be immune to the FREAK attack.
« Last Edit: March 11, 2015, 01:59:18 AM by ehmen »

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3488 on: March 11, 2015, 02:08:59 AM »
Another online scanner website with a server update problem: http://scanurl.net/
HTTP Server: nginx 1.4.0 (Outdated)
The risk involved:
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So let’s add up the risks and hidden dangers of outdated technology:

Increased security threats and vulnerabilities
Hard drive failures leading to possible catastrophic data loss
Bit rot leading to data corruption
Software rot leading to instability, increased downtime, and loss of productivity
Loss of competitiveness
Lower IT flexibility
Limited responsiveness to the organization
Quote from  Cole Humphreys in a Tweet on  CLOUD INDUSTRY INSIGHTS.

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Glad you are looking into this.  [EDIT:] Scintillating work.
« Last Edit: March 11, 2015, 02:36:48 AM by mchain »
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3489 on: March 11, 2015, 03:37:30 PM »
Exploiting the DRAM rowhammer bug to gain kernel privileges
http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.de/2015/03/exploiting-dram-rowhammer-bug-to-gain.html

GOOGLERS’ EPIC HACK EXPLOITS HOW MEMORY LEAKS ELECTRICITY
http://www.wired.com/2015/03/google-hack-dram-memory-electric-leaks/

Cutting-edge hack gives super user status by exploiting DRAM weakness
http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/03/cutting-edge-hack-gives-super-user-status-by-exploiting-dram-weakness/


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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3491 on: March 11, 2015, 04:28:30 PM »
Yet Another Cleaner, Yet Another Stealer:
https://blog.malwarebytes.org/fraud-scam/2015/03/yet-another-cleaner-yet-another-stealer/



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Alright, so it looks like Yet Another Cleaner is straight up stealing our detection database and modifying it for their own means. Based on the fact that they only detected a very small portion of the tons of malware we had both YAC and MBAM scan, their scanner apparently uses a slimmed down version of the one utilized by Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.  We also know this because we actually analyzed a memory snapshot of their software in action.
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3492 on: March 11, 2015, 06:00:13 PM »

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #3494 on: March 11, 2015, 07:09:10 PM »
That's because Para-Noid got his info from the horses mouth which I obviously overlooked.
My info came from a third party. :)
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