Protect your server from ShellShock attacks with BitNinja

Boglarka Angalet
Many servers are still being involved in ShellShock vulnerability, providing a remote exploit opportunity for attackers. What does it mean?   If your server wasn’t patched against the ShellShock bash bug that was discovered recently, then attackers can easily get root access over it through a special HTTP request. Recently, whole botnets started expanding by the exploitation of this vulnerability. The best defense for fending off ShellShock attacks is updating the bash program and patching the bug. In addition, the research of our team has found that so far an averag...
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Fix your Shellshock bug to keep your server alive

Boglarka Angalet
Did you hear about the Shellshock bug on bash Unix shell? There hasn’t been such a scandalous bug since Heartbleed that has caused such a big mess among server owners. A series of attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug was spotted a few days ago. Millions of servers use software that is vulnerable to the bug, which lets attackers run commands on their system. Evidence of the scanning and attacks came from honeypots – just like the ones that we use. These are computers that have been set up to look vulnerable but which catch inform...
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