[HackerNews] Researchers Detail Privilege Escalation Bugs Reported in Oracle VirtualBox

A now-patched vulnerability affecting Oracle VM VirtualBox could be potentially exploited by an adversary to compromise the hypervisor and cause a denial-of-service (DoS) condition.
“Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox,” the advisory reads. “Successful attacks of

Source: Read More (The Hacker News)

You might be interested in …

[BleepingComputer] Ransomware gangs now creating websites to recruit affiliates

Ever since two prominent Russian-speaking cybercrime forums banned ransomware-related topics [1, 2], criminal operations have been forced to promote their service through alternative methods. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)

Read More

[SecurityWeek] Becoming Elon Musk – the Danger of Artificial Intelligence

All posts, Security Week

A Tel Aviv, Israel-based artificial intelligence (AI) firm, with a mission to build trust in AI and protect AI from cyber threats, privacy issues, and safety incidents, has developed the opposite: an attack against facial recognition systems that can fool the algorithm into misinterpreting the image. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

Read More

Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-03-27

Google’s top security teams unilaterally shut down a counterterrorism operation www.technologyreview.com/2021/03/26/1021318/google-security-shut-down-counter-terrorist-us-ally/ Google’s Project Zero and Threat Analysis Group teams found the hacking group exploiting 11 zero-day vulnerabilities in just nine months, a high number of exploits over a short period. Software that was attacked included the Safari browser on iPhones but also many Google products, […]

Read More