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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on May 3, 2013

May 2, The Register – (International) Java applet runs wild inside Notes. Researchers and IBM found that IBM’s Notes collaboration software can be compromised by sending html emails containing a Java applet or JavaScript, giving attackers access to user and company files. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/05/02/java_runs_in_note_email/

May 2, The H – (International) Security holes in McAfee’s ePolicy Orchestrator. A McAfee security advisory warned that earlier versions of the company’s ePolicy Orchestrator are vulnerable to remote code execution and file path traversal. Source: http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Security-holes-in-McAfee-s-ePolicy-Orchestrator-1854555.html

May 2, IDG News Service – (International) D-Link publishes beta patches for IP camera flaws. D-Link published beta patches to address vulnerabilities in its IP surveillance cameras that could allow attackers to intercept video streams. Final versions of the patches will be available within a month. Source: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9238846/D_Link_publishes_beta_patches_for_IP_camera_flaws

May 1, Softpedia – (International) Avatar rootkit uses Yahoo Groups for C&C communications. Researchers at ESET posted an analysis of the Avatar rootkit. Among its features, it is able to communicate with command and control (C&C) servers using Yahoo Groups if other channels are not working. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Avatar-Rootkit-Uses-Yahoo-Groups-for-C-C-Communications-350145.shtml

May 1, Computerworld – (International) Printers, routers used as bots in DDoS attacks. A report from Prolexic warned that various Internet-connected devices such as printers and IP cameras are being used in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Source: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9238833/Printers_routers_used_as_bots_in_DDoS_attacks

May 1, Softpedia – (International) Bitdefender experts identify new TDL malware variants. Researchers at Bitdefender found new variants of the often-undetected TDL malware designed to infect computers’ master boot records. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Bitdefender-Experts-Identify-New-TDL-Malware-Variants-350177.shtml

 

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