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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on May 24, 2013

May 23, Help Net Security – (International) Google researcher reveals another Windows 0-day. A researcher at Google found and reported a zero day vulnerability affecting Windows 7 and 8 that can allow privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution, though it is not remotely exploitable. Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=14954

May 22, The Register – (International) Twitter locks down logins by adding two-factor authentication. Twitter added an optional two-factor authentication service for users after recent account takeover attacks by hacktivists. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/05/22/twitter_adds_two_factor_authentication/

May 22, Threatpost – (International) Another Max OS X backdoor reported. Another instance of OS X spyware known as OSX/KitM.A or OSX/Filesteal was reported by German authorities. The spyware is signed by a valid Apple developer certificate that has since been revoked. Source: http://threatpost.com/another-mac-os-x-backdoor-reported/

 

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