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    Attention Insane new security vulnerability made public - get it while you can !

    This is mental !

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    Security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell basically reversed engineered USB firmware so that they could create virtually undetectable malware that can't be patched. In brief, BadUSB can "be installed on a USB device to completely take over a PC, invisibly alter files installed from the memory stick, or even redirect the user's internet traffic."


    Last month some guy shows how insanely ridiculous it is, and then these fucks emulated it and posted the code online for everyone.


    "This talk introduces a new form of malware that operates from controller chips inside USB devices. USB sticks, as an example, can be reprogrammed to spoof various other device types in order to take control of a computer, exfiltrate data, or spy on the user, it is completely undetectable"
    Here is the talk:


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    Default Re: Insane new security vulnerability made public - get it while you can !

    Where ya been thought you died

    Thanks for the above.

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    Default Re: Insane new security vulnerability made public - get it while you can !

    @ [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] wtf?

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    Default Re: Insane new security vulnerability made public - get it while you can !

    This was all over the German news when I was last there a couple of months ago.

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    Default Re: Insane new security vulnerability made public - get it while you can !

    I briefly read about this a few days ago but still haven't actually looked at the technical details.

    Another massive shock that was last week was [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] which seems to be an incredibly stupid vulnerability in Bash (commonly used *nix shell) which gives remote command line access if exploited.

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    Default Re: Insane new security vulnerability made public - get it while you can !

    Yeah Shellshock is supposedly as bad or worse than Heartbleed!


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