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What is Phishing ?

Miscellaneous Hackers

What is Phishing? Phishing is the fraudulent effort to get hold of sensitive information such as user names, passwords and bank card details with disguising like a trusted thing in an electronic communication. Typically performed by e-mail or instant messaging,it frequently sends users to input private information in a bogus site, the design and texture […]

Linux local privilege escalation via SUID

According to  CVE-2012-0056, linux kernel 2.6.39 and later versions is vulnerable to local privilege escalation by any local users due to the mem_write function does not properly check for permissions when writing to /proc/<pid>/mem, when ASLR is disabled. Please take a look at this demonstration to see how it works. Reference: 1.  http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2012-0056 2.  http://blog.zx2c4.com/749 […]