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Chinese Hackers Stole an NSA Windows Exploit in 2014

Schneier on Security

2014-2015: China’s hacking team code-named APT31, aka Zirconium, developed Jian by, one way or another, cloning EpMe. This allows someone with a foothold on a machine to commandeer the whole box. Early 2017: The Equation Group’s tools were teased and then leaked online by a team calling itself the Shadow Brokers.

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Booter Boss Interviewed in 2014 Pleads Guilty

Krebs on Security

net prior to our phone call in 2014. In February 2014, KrebsOnSecurity reached out to Usatyuk’s father Peter Usatyuk , an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Usatyuk of Orland Park, Ill. in , quezstresser[.]com com , betabooter[.]com com , databooter[.]com com , instabooter[.]com com , polystress[.]com

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Top Suspect in 2015 Ashley Madison Hack Committed Suicide in 2014

Security Boulevard

The post Top Suspect in 2015 Ashley Madison Hack Committed Suicide in 2014 appeared first on Security Boulevard. , there was just one problem with that theory: Their top suspect had killed himself more than a year before the hackers began publishing stolen user data.

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Retail giant Home Depot agrees to a $17.5 million settlement over 2014 data breach

Security Affairs

million settlement in a multi-state investigation of the data breach that the company suffered in 2014. million settlement over the 2014 data breach. In 2014, Home Depot revealed that the data breach impacted 56 million customers across the US and Canada. Retail giant Home Depot has agreed to a $17.5 Pierluigi Paganini.

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Lab Walkthrough?—?Shockin’ Shells: ShellShock [CVE-2014–6271]

Pentester Academy

Lab Walkthrough — Shockin’ Shells: ShellShock [CVE-2014–6271] In our lab walkthrough series, we go through selected lab exercises on our INE Platform. Introduction Around mid-September 2014, the security community experienced a seemingly simple, yet nuanced bug in the popular shell interpreter bash. Originally published at [link].

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Unc0ver is the first jailbreak that works on all recent iOS versions since 2014

Security Affairs

will be a big milestone for jailbreaking because it is the first zero-day jailbreak released since iOS 8 that was released in September 2014. Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->. Copyright (C) 2014 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->. Pwn20wnd states that #unc0ver v5.0.0

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CISA Adds Five ‘New’ Exploits to KEV Catalog, Including 2014’s Heartbleed Vulnerability

Security Boulevard

Three of the entries were originally disclosed in 2014, including the infamous Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160). The post CISA Adds Five ‘New’ Exploits to KEV Catalog, Including 2014’s Heartbleed Vulnerability appeared first on Flashpoint.