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Digging in the Heap

The Heap

The heap is another area of memory that a program in execution uses.  We have discussed it before and we know that it’s different from the stack because we may allocate it and free it during programming.  861 more words

Buffer Overflow

Stack Overflow Continued.

This time we are going to look at what happens when ASLR is left in place, and when we move to a 64 bit Debian distro. 1,904 more words

VideoLAN Releases VLC Version 2.2.4

In early June the open source media player VLC created by the VideoLAN non-profit organization was updated to version 2.2.4.

This update is available for Linux, Apple Mac OS X and Windows. 127 more words

Security Advice

Tor coders harden the onion against surveillance

A nonet of security researchers are on the warpath to protect the Tor Browser from interfering busybodies.

Tor, short for The Onion Router, is a system that aims to help you be anonymous online by disguising where you are, and where you are heading. 1,099 more words

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Evolution of Stack Based Buffer Overflows

On the 2nd November, 1988 the Morris Worm was the first blended threat affecting multiple systems on the Internet.  One of the things the worm did was to exploit a buffer overflow against the fingerd daemon due to the usage of gets() library function. 2,308 more words

Intrusion Analysis

Metaphor: Android statefright

Generic Stagefright exploit for CVE-2015-3864 released !
git clone https://t.co/r3IS7vw6ZA
Vulnerable % by country: https://t.co/MDybVZPZgS

— Zuk (@ihackbanme) March 27, 2016

Metaphor – Stagefright with ASLR bypass By Hanan Be’er from NorthBit Ltd.

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