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Three flaws that sat in Linux kernel since 2006 could deliver root privileges to attackers

SC Magazine

The trio of flaws – CVE-2021-27363, CVE-2021-27364 and CVE-2021-27365 – have lurked in Linux code since 2006 without detection until GRIMM researchers discovered them. “If The post Three flaws that sat in Linux kernel since 2006 could deliver root privileges to attackers appeared first on SC Media.

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In Retrospective – The “Office” Circa 2006 Up To Present Day

Security Boulevard

The post In Retrospective – The “Office” Circa 2006 Up To Present Day appeared first on Security Boulevard. Stay tuned!

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15-Year-Old Malware Proxy Network VIP72 Goes Dark

Krebs on Security

org was originally registered in 2006 to “ Corpse ,” the handle adopted by a Russian-speaking hacker who gained infamy several years prior for creating and selling an extremely sophisticated online banking trojan called A311 Death , a.k.a. Between 2003 and 2006, Corpse focused on selling and supporting his Haxdoor malware.

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Police arrests Ukrainian scareware developer after 10-year hunt

Bleeping Computer

The Spanish National Police has apprehended a Ukrainian national wanted internationally for his involvement in a scareware operation spanning from 2006 to 2011. [.]

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OWASP discloses a data breach

Security Affairs

The incident impacted OWASP members from 2006 to around 2014 who provided their resumes as part of joining OWASP. “OWASP collected resumes as part of the early membership process, whereby members were required in the 2006 to 2014 era to show a connection to the OWASP community.

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NSA Attacks Against Virtual Private Networks

Schneier on Security

A 2006 document from the Snowden archives outlines successful NSA operations against "a number of "high potential" virtual private networks, including those of media organization Al Jazeera, the Iraqi military and internet service organizations, and a number of airline reservation systems.".

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Juneteenth: A New Federal Holiday

Adam Shostack

Here at Adam & Friends and its antecedents, we’ve been celebrating Juneteenth since 2006. That is, freeing them from the threat violence would be used against them, and they would have no recourse. The United States also needs more holidays that celebrate the United part. Of course, like most things here, we do it erratically.