Rare Steganography Hack Can Compromise Fully Patched Websites

An unusual steganographic technique that an attacker can use to implant a malicious webshell on unsuspecting websites has been spotted in Latin America. According to…

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New Ransomware Variant Developed Entirely as Shellcode

New Ransomware Variant Developed Entirely as Shellcode

PwndLocker is harder to detect than other crypto-malware, Crypsis Group says. Researchers have discovered a new ransomware variant that they say has significantly different behavior…

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How a Hacker's Mom Broke Into a Prison—and the Warden's Computer

How a Hacker’s Mom Broke Into a Prison—and the Warden’s Computer

John Strand breaks into things for a living. As a penetration tester, he gets hired by organizations to attack their defenses, helping reveal weaknesses before…

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