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New Linux Malware Exploits SambaCry Flaw to Silently Backdoor NAS Devices

New Linux Malware Exploits SambaCry Flaw to Silently Backdoor NAS Devices

Remember SambaCry? Almost two months ago, we reported about a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking software, allowing a hacker to remotely take full control of a vulnerable Linux and Unix machines. We dubbed the vulnerability as SambaCry, because of its similarities to the Windows SMB vulnerabilityexploited by the WannaCry ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world over two months ago. …

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Two Critical Zero-Day Flaws Disclosed in Foxit PDF Reader

Two Critical Zero-Day Flaws Disclosed in Foxit PDF Reader

Zero-Day – Are you using Foxit PDF Reader? If yes, then you need to watch your back. Security researchers have discovered two critical zero-day security vulnerabilities in Foxit Reader software that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on a targeted computer, if not configured to open files in the Safe Reading Mode. The first vulnerability (CVE-2017-10951) is a command …

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