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Two Critical Zero-Day Flaws Disclosed in Foxit PDF Reader

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Are you using Foxit PDF Reader? If yes, then you need to watch your back. Security researchers have discovered two critical zero-day security vulnerabilities in Foxit Reader software that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on a targeted computer, if not configured to open files in the Safe Reading Mode. The first vulnerability (CVE-2017-10951) is a command injection bug
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Unpatchable Flaw in Modern Cars Allows Hackers to Disable Safety Features

3 hodiny 5 min zpět
Today, many automobiles companies are offering vehicles that run on the mostly drive-by-wire system, which means a majority of car's functions—from instrument cluster to steering, brakes, and accelerator—are electronically controlled. No doubt these auto-control systems make your driving experience much better, but at the same time, they also increase the risk of getting hacked. Car Hacking
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Oopss! HBO Itself Accidentally Leaked 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Episode 6

8 hodin 53 min zpět
HBO doesn't need hackers to leak its widely watched "Game of Thrones" episodes, as it is sufficient enough to leak them by its own. In what seems to be a terrible blunder, HBO Spain appeared to have accidentally broadcast the next episode—Episode 6—of Game of Thrones season 7 five days before its official premiere. And as expected, the GoT episode 6 quickly began circulating online. <!--
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Game of Thrones and HBO — Twitter, Facebook Accounts Hacked

8 hodin 54 min zpět
The Game of Thrones hacking saga continues, but this time it's the HBO's and GOT's official Twitter and Facebook accounts got compromised, rather than upcoming episodes. As if the leak of episodes by hackers and the accidental airing of an upcoming episode of Game of Thrones by HBO itself were not enough, a notorious group of hackers took over the official Twitter and Facebook accounts for
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Corrupt Federal Agent, Who Stole Bitcoins From Silk Road, Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering

16 Srpen, 2017 - 14:45
A former the United States Secret Service agent who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins during an investigation into then-largest underground marketplace Silk Road has now pleaded guilty to money laundering. Shaun W. Bridges is one of two former US undercover agents who pleaded guilty in 2015 to one count of money laundering and one count of obstruction and was sentenced
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8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

16 Srpen, 2017 - 14:22
Google's Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month. Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users. Just two days after that incident, some unknown
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Backdoor Found in Popular Server Management Software used by Hundreds of Companies

16 Srpen, 2017 - 09:14
Cyber criminals are becoming more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. They are now adopting more clandestine techniques that come with limitless attack vectors and are harder to detect. Recently, cyber crooks managed to infiltrate the update mechanism for a popular server management software package and altered it to include an advanced backdoor, which lasts for at least 17
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Faulty Firmware Auto-Update Breaks Hundreds of 'Smart Locks'

15 Srpen, 2017 - 19:10
More features, more problems! Today, we are living in a digital age that is creating a digital headache for people by connecting every other unnecessary home appliance to the Internet. Last week, nearly hundreds of Internet-connected locks became inoperable after a faulty software update hit some models. Users of remotely accessible smart locks made by Colorado-based company LockState have
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Warning: Two Dangerous Ransomware Are Back – Protect Your Computers

15 Srpen, 2017 - 13:14
Ransomware has been around for a few years but has become an albatross around everyone's neck—from big businesses and financial institutions to hospitals and individuals worldwide—with cyber criminals making millions of dollars. In just past few months, we saw a scary strain of ransomware attacks including WannaCry, Petya and LeakerLocker, which made chaos worldwide by shutting down hospitals
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Cyberspies Are Using Leaked NSA Hacking Tools to Spy On Hotels Guests

15 Srpen, 2017 - 12:31
An infamous Russian-linked cyber-espionage group has been found re-using the same leaked NSA hacking tool that was deployed in the WannaCry and NotPetya outbreaks—this time to target Wi-Fi networks to spy on hotel guests in several European countries. Security researchers at FireEye have uncovered an ongoing campaign that remotely steals credentials from high-value guests using Wi-Fi networks
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How Just Opening A Malicious PowerPoint File Could Compromise Your PC

14 Srpen, 2017 - 20:45
A few months back we reported how opening a simple MS Word file could compromise your computer using a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The Microsoft Office remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2017-0199) resided in the Windows Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) interface for which a patch was issued in April this year, but threat actors are still abusing the flaw through the
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Gmail for iOS Adds Anti-Phishing Feature that Warns of Suspicious Links

14 Srpen, 2017 - 18:00
Phishing — is an older style of cyber-attack but remains one of the most common and efficient attack vectors for attackers, as a majority of banking malware and various ransomware attacks begin with a user clicking on a malicious link or opening a dangerous attachment in an email. Phishing has evolved than ever before in the past few years – which is why it remains one of those threats that
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Facebook Covertly Launches A Photo-Sharing App In China

14 Srpen, 2017 - 15:42
The Chinese market is no doubt a pot of gold for big technology giants with over 700 million internet users, but the Chinese government heavily controls the Internet within its borders through its Golden Shield project – the Great Firewall of China. The Great Firewall has blocked some 171 out of the world's leading websites, including Google, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Dropbox, and
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IPS as a Service Blocks WannaCry Spread Across the WAN

14 Srpen, 2017 - 15:10
One of the most devastating aspects of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack was its self-propagating capability exploiting a vulnerability in the file access protocol, SMB v1. Most enterprises defences are externally-facing, focused on stopping incoming email and web attacks. But, once attackers gain a foothold inside the network through malware, there are very few security controls that
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Microsoft Launches Ethereum-Based 'Coco Framework' to Speed Up Blockchain Network

14 Srpen, 2017 - 10:31
A growing number of enterprises are showing their interest in blockchains, but the underlying software fails to meet key enterprise requirements like performance, confidentiality, governance, and required processing power. However, Microsoft wants to help solve these issues and make it easier for the enterprises to build their networks using any distributed ledger. Microsoft has unveiled a
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HBO Offered Hackers $250,000 As Ransom to Prevent More Leaks

12 Srpen, 2017 - 15:26
Hackers who recently hacked into HBO network and stole scripts, shows, and employee information documents, have now provided an email in which the United States cable channel offered them $250,000. The company offered the payment as a "bounty payment" reward in which companies reward white-hat hackers for discovering cyber security vulnerabilities in their computer networks. Late last month,
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Game of Thrones (Season 7) Episode 5 Script Leaked — Hacker Demands Millions in Ransom

12 Srpen, 2017 - 08:51
The hacking group that recently hacked HBO has just dropped its second trove of documents, including a month emails of one of the company's executives, and a detailed script of the upcoming fifth episode of "Game of Thrones" Season 7, set to be aired on August 13. The latest release is the second leak from the hackers who claimed to have obtained around 1.5 terabytes of information from HBO,
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More than 1,000 Spyware Apps Found On Android App Stores

11 Srpen, 2017 - 18:16
If you think you are downloading apps from Google Play Store and you are secure, then watch out! Someone has managed to flood third-party app stores and Google Play Store with more than a thousand malicious apps, which can monitor almost anything a user does on their mobile device from silently recording calls to make outbound calls without the user’s interaction. Dubbed SonicSpy, the
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Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

10 Srpen, 2017 - 23:15
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotPetya) — the same computer virus that massively hit numerous businesses, organisations and banks in Ukraine as well as different parts of Europe around 45 days ago. However, the story is not as simple as it seems, which portrayed this man as a criminal. I
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Online CISSP Certification Training Course — Learn from Experts

10 Srpen, 2017 - 14:51
If you dream of making it big in the IT security community, the CISSP certification is a necessary milestone. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is a globally recognised certification in the field of information security, which has become a gold standard of achievement that is acknowledged worldwide. CISSP certification deals with a range of information security
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