Expert released PoC exploit code for Windows CVE-2021-31166 bug

A security researcher has published a working proof-of-concept exploit code for a wormable Windows IIS server vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-31166. Microsoft Patch Tuesday for May 2021 security updates addressed 55 vulnerabilities in Microsoft including a critical HTTP Protocol Stack Remote Code Execution vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-31166. The flaw could be exploited by an unauthenticated attacker by […]

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Avaddon Ransomware gang hacked France-based Acer Finance and AXA Asia

Avaddon ransomware gang has breached the France-based financial consultancy firm Acer Finance. Avaddon ransomware gang made the headlines again, the cybercrime gang has breached the France-based financial consultancy firm Acer Finance. Acer Finance operates as an investment management company. The Company offers risk management, mutual funds, analysis, financial planning, and advisory services. Acer Finance serves […]

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Two flaws could allow bypassing AMD SEV protection system

The chipmaker AMD published guidance for two new attacks against its SEV (Secure Encrypted Virtualization) protection technology. Chipmaker AMD has issued guidance for two attacks (CVE-2020-12967, CVE-2021-26311) that allow bypassing the SEV (Secure Encrypted Virtualization) technology implemented to prevent rogue operating systems on virtual machines. The chipmaker is aware of two research papers, respectively titled […]

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