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Notorious "Gameover" malware gets itself a kernel-mode rootkit...

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The Gameover botnet gang has been trying new techniques lately: most recently comes the introduction of a kernel-mode rootkit called Necurs, making the malware harder to find and remove.

Senior Researcher James Wyke of SophosLabs investigates...

FLAMING RETORT: Linux rootkit news "provides some comic relief"

About two weeks ago, a posting on the Full Disclosure Mailing List announced a new Linux rootkit.

Indeed, the posting didn't just announce the malware, but included a fully-working sample...

Microsoft Patch Tuesday - there's even a patch for your Mac!

Microsoft Patch Tuesday - there's even a patch for your Mac!

Patch Tuesday has come around again.

The fixes cover Internet Explorer, Excel (on Windows and Mac), the kernel itself, and more.

Here's advice on the what, the why and the where...

Zero-day Windows exploit - Microsoft issues advisory

Zero-day Windows exploit - Microsoft issues advisory

Microsoft has just published an advisory about a remotely-exploitable zero-day vulnerability in the Windows graphics rendering engine.

CanSecWest 2010 day 2 summary

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The second day of CanSecWest was a beautiful day in Vancouver. The day was full of information-packed sessions and anticipation for the evening dinner party reception. "SEH overwrite and its exploitability - Shuichiro Suzuki" Shuichiro, who works for Forteenforty, demonstrated Read more…