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APPS & WEB

Dozens of net applications susceptible to DNS cache poisoning via ‘forgot password’ characteristic

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Ben Dickson

23 July 2021 at 11:28 UTC

Updated: 23 July 2021 at 11:41 UTC

Of 146 analyzed, two purposes ended up susceptible to Kaminsky attacks, and 62 to IP fragmentation attacks

Vulnerabilities in the way internet sites take care of electronic mail domains have remaining numerous sites open up to DNS attacks that can direct to account hijacking, new study exhibits.

In a analyze of 146 website purposes, Timo Longin, safety researcher at SEC Check with, uncovered misconfigurations that malicious actors could exploit to redirect password reset emails to their individual servers.

DNS cache poisoning

Most web-sites have

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SEO

Web optimization poisoning used to backdoor targets with malware

Microsoft is monitoring a collection of assaults that use Website positioning poisoning to infect targets with a distant access trojan (RAT) capable of stealing the victims’ sensitive facts and backdooring their methods.

The malware shipped in this campaign is SolarMarker (aka Jupyter, Polazert, and Yellow Cockatoo), a .Net RAT that runs in memory and is applied by attackers to drop other payloads on contaminated products.

SolarMarker is developed to provide its masters with a backdoor to compromised programs and steal credentials from world wide web browsers.

The details it manages to harvest from infected systems is exfiltrated to the

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