UDP problem…

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

I found a peculiar problem while I was setting up an openvpn link the other day. The goal was a simple shared key setup and I started with the sample configuration and modified it a bit to fit the circumstances, I allowed the correct UDP port through the firewall (I think 1194 if I recall [...]

Another trojan using WMF exploit in SPAM

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

F-Secure is reporting on another SPAM attack that tries to get people to click on a link to a site with an exploit-crafted WMF file. The message is along the lines of a claimed Professor at Yale announcing the unfortunate vandalism over the New Year holiday, the link purports to be pictures of the act [...]

Phpbb include vulnerability scanning

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005

Incidents.org is reporting scanning for phpbb include vulnerabilities through Google. Apparently there is an IRC botnet being “cultivated”. They are scanning for versions of phpBB prior to 2.0.10, the current release is 2.0.18. The new IRC bot scans for vulnerable systems using Google, when successful it announces that “oopz and sirh0t and Aleks g0t pwned [...]

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