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PostSubject: Shellshock   Wed Oct 08, 2014 6:04 pm

Shellshock
Everything you need to know about the latest bomb dropped on the web

What is Shellshock?

Shellshock is the latest online threat sent to disrupt us. It's a loophole that affects a piece of software called Bash found mainly in Linux® or Unix® operating systems as well as the Apple® MacOS® X. And while the Shellshock bug is more about web servers and other Internet devices, those can now be turned against your own, more personal devices.

The bug can affect you through malicious requests sent to web servers you interact with, or it can affect your devices directly over insecure Wi-Fi® networks. Attackers can use this exploit to spread malware, steal data, turn your computer into a bot, send spam, or gain complete control over your computer.  Thumb

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