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Shellshock Makes Heartbleed Look Insignificant

The new vulnerability in the Bash shell is the worst we've seen in many years. No software on critical systems can be assumed as safe.

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ShellShock: How to Protect Your Unix, Linux and Mac Servers

The Unix/Linux Bash security hole can be deadly to your servers. Here's what you need to worry about, how to see if you can be attacked, and what to do if your shields are down.

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10 Ways Enterprises Can Best Prepare for DDoS Attacks

With DDoS attacks posing such a formidable threat, it's not surprising that many organizations lack sufficient resources to counteract them.

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Concern Over Bash Vulnerability Grows as Exploit Reported “In the Wild”

Dubbed "Shellshock." the vulnerability is already being exploited by what looks to be a web server botnet. The vulnerability reported in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash) yesterday, dubbed "Shellshock," may already have been exploited in the wild to take over Web servers as part of a botnet. More security experts are now weighing in on the severity of the bug, expressing fears that it could be used for an Internet "worm" to exploit large numbers of public Web servers. In a...

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Bug in Bash Shell Creates Big Security Hole on Anything With *Nix In It

A security vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems, could leave systems running those operating systems open to exploitation by specially crafted attacks. “This issue is especially dangerous as there are many possible ways Bash can be called...

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