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DirtyCOW Linux hole works on Android too - "root at will"

Late last week, we wrote about a newly-patched Linux security exploit dubbed DirtyCOW.

Super-simply, the attack works like this:

  • Choose two files, one you can write to and one you can’t, and get the kernel to load them both into memory.
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Possibility of DDoS attack on StarHub broadband service cannot be ruled out: IMDA

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Authorities are not ruling out the possibility of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in the two outages that telco StarHub’s broadband service saw in the space of two days. 224 more words

Current Affairs

Writeup for Kioptrix: Level 1 (#1)

I came across the Kioptrix Virtual Machines (VM) on VulnHub today and find them pretty interesting. Hence, I attempted some penetration tests on the Kioptrix: Level 1 (#1) 1,466 more words


Finding Sciatica Relief Should Begin by Determining Its Root Cause

You begin to feel debilitating pain on your leg, and you begin to suspect that you’re experiencing sciatic pain. Most people immediately jump to the conclusion that they have sciatica, and would begin seeking relief from such excruciating pain on their leg. 60 more words

Reaching Out

The endurance of life is amazing! The seed for this tree somehow sprang to life on top of this rather large red boulder on the formations known as the Red Rocks in Woodland Park, Colorado. 49 more words


Dear Daughter of Almighty God


Ephesians 3:17 (ESV)

17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 126 more words

Word Of God