Metasploit 3.7.2 adds 11 new exploits

Metasploit is a free, open source penetration testing solution. Metasploit now ships with 698 exploit modules, 358 auxiliary modules, and 54 post modules. 11 new exploits, 1 …

Fake LinkedIn notifications lead to malware

Malware peddlers are targeting LinkedIn users with rather legitimate-looking messages supposedly coming from the social networking site: If the look of the message seems …

Google Chrome sandbox apparently cracked

French security firm VUPEN has announced that its researchers have managed manufacture an exploit able to bypass Google Chrome’s sandbox, ASLR and DEP. It is precisely …

Spotify has been displaying malicious ads

Streaming music service Spotify has been displaying malicious ads to users of their Free version. The ads lead to websites that used the Blackhole Exploit Kit to infect users …

Pwn2Own: iPhone and Blackberry hacked

On the second day of the Pwn2Own contest held at the CanSecWest conference, iPhone and Blackberry devices have been successfully exploited, while the scheduled Android and …

Free, open source exploit kit offered online

Among the various exploit kits for sale out there it seems there is one that aspiring cyber crooks can use for free. Researchers from M86 have stumbled upon it by chance, and …