Posts Tagged ‘Mac OSX’

Volafox Mac OS X Memory Analysis Toolkit

Volafox is an open source toolkit that you can use for Mac OS X and BSD forensics. The tool is a python based and allows investigating security incidents and finding information for malwares and any malicious program on the system. Security analyst can have the following information using this tool: MAC Kernel version, CPU, and [...]

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Beware of OSX/KitM Mac Spyware

Security researchers at F-Secure Lab reported the discovery of new forms of malicious code named KitM, the malware targets Mac OS X operating system. KitM (Kumar in the Mac) is also known as HackBlack and is a kind of backdoor, which makes screenshots and sends them to a remote server controlled by hacker’s. It also [...]

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SUDO Auth Bypass Vulnerability

Authentication bypass vulnerability has been discovered in sudo utility, the affected versions are Sudo 1.6.0 through 1.7.10p6 and sudo 1.8.0 through 1.8.6p6 inclusive. The security bug allows an attacker with a physical access to run commands without user’s password. UNIX sudo allows user to execute commands with root privilege which mean full administrator privileges on the [...]

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Mac Users Vulnerable to Blackhole Exploit Kit

New malicious software has been reported by F-secure that are running on Mac OSX a virus free operating system, the discovered malware is a Trojan horse that are exploiting vulnerability in oracle java component CVE-2012-0507. Flashback code observed by F-secure (click to enlarge) This critical vulnerability have been patched by oracle on February 15th but [...]

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