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Registration for ECSC'19 is now open!

Registration for the National Qualification Round is now open to participants! This year's ECSC finals will take place in Bucharest, early October.

Good luck :)

Container Escape Hack Targets Vulnerable Linux Kernel

A proof-of-concept hack allows adversaries to tweak old exploits, have code jump containers and attack underlying infrastructure.

Researchers at CyberArk have created a proof-of-concept attack that allows adversaries to bypass container security, escape the container and compromise an entire host system. However, the attack scenario is limited, in that a successful attack depends on unpatched vulnerabilities to be present in the host system.

Severe Flaws in SHAREit Android App Let Hackers Steal Your Files

Security researchers have discovered two high-severity vulnerabilities in the SHAREit Android app that could allow attackers to bypass device authentication mechanism and steal files containing sensitive from a victim's device.
With over 1.5 billion users worldwide, SHAREit is a popular file sharing application for Android, iOS, Windows and Mac that has been designed to help people share video, music, files, and apps across various devices.

Wireshark 3.0.0 Released!

Wireshark is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.
Version 3.0.0 is the latest major version update with lots of improvements and changes.
Many user interface improvements have been made. Support for a number of legacy features and libraries has been removed.

Cisco Fixes Critical Flaw in Wireless VPN, Firewall Routers

Cisco said that CVE-2019-1663, which has a CVSS score of 9.8, allows unauthenticated, remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Cisco is urging customers to update their wireless VPN and firewall routers, after patching a critical vulnerability that could allow unauthenticated, remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
The vulnerability, CVE-2019-1663, has a CVSS score of 9.8 and impacts the Cisco RV110W Wireless-N VPN Firewall, Cisco RV130W Wireless-N Multifunction VPN Router, and Cisco RV215W Wireless-N VPN Router. These small business routers are used for wireless connectivity in small offices and home offices.