New Dirty Sock Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Gain Root Access on Linux systems

The researcher discovered a new privilege escalation vulnerability called Dirty Sock on Ubuntu Linux default installation lets attacker gain immediate root to the system.

Source: gbhackers

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Newly Discovered Vulnerability Affects 3G, 4G and 5G By Leaking Mobile Users’ Data

Security and privacy issues engulf 3G, 4G and 5G at a time when 5G is making its grand appearance onto the telecommunications market. Researchers have revealed the generation networks can monitor mobile activity and automated profiling if compromised. For nation-state actors, this information can be used to spy on embassy officials and for cybercriminals, it is a profitable opportunity.

Source:  latesthackingnews

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OIG Finds Security Weaknesses in Two More Medicaid Programs

Two new reports by a federal watchdog agency hit a familiar theme: Some state Medicaid systems have weaknesses that potentially put sensitive data and government operations at risk.

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General recently issued two reports separately reviewing whether New Mexico and North Carolina each implemented adequate information system general controls for their Medicaid-related systems in accordance with federal requirements.

Source: inforisktoday

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