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17 Únor, 2018 - 19:54
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A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac

16 Únor, 2018 - 08:02
Only a single character can crash your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Outlook for iOS, and Gmail. First spotted by Italian Blog Mobile World, a potentially new severe bug affects not only iPhones but also a wide range of Apple devices, including iPads, Macs and even Watch OS devices running the latest versions of
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers Exploiting 'Bitmessage' Zero-Day to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys

14 Únor, 2018 - 16:22
Bitmessage developers have warned of a critical 'remotely executable' zero-day vulnerability in the PyBitmessage application that was being exploited in the wild. Bitmessage is a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to users. Since it is decentralized and trustless communications, one need-not inherently trust any entities like root certificate
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Microsoft Won't Patch a Severe Skype Vulnerability Anytime Soon

14 Únor, 2018 - 10:56
A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft-owned most popular free web messaging and voice calling service Skype that could potentially allow attackers to gain full control of the host machine by granting system-level privileges to a local, unprivileged user. The worst part is that this vulnerability will not be patched by Microsoft anytime soon. It's not because the flaw is
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Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities

14 Únor, 2018 - 09:28
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for this month falls the day before the most romantic day of the year. Yes, it's Valentine's, and the tech giant has released its monthly security update for February 2018, addressing a total of 50 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, web browsers and other products. Fourteen of the security updates are listed as critical, 34
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Hackers Exploit 'Telegram Messenger' Zero-Day Flaw to Spread Malware

13 Únor, 2018 - 14:36
A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in the desktop version for end-to-end encrypted Telegram messaging app that was being exploited in the wild in order to spread malware that mines cryptocurrencies such as Monero and ZCash. The Telegram vulnerability was uncovered by security researcher Alexey Firsh from Kaspersky Lab last October and affects only the Windows client of Telegram
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Disrupted by Malware Attack

13 Únor, 2018 - 06:48
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics taking place in South Korea was disrupted over the weekend following a malware attack before and during the opening ceremony on Friday. The cyber attack coincided with 12 hours of downtime on the official website for the Winter Games, the collapse of Wi-Fi in the Pyeongchang Olympic stadium and the failure of televisions and internet at the main press center,
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Thousands of Government Websites Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies

12 Únor, 2018 - 19:35
There was a time when hackers simply defaced websites to get attention, then they started hijacking them to spread banking trojan and ransomware, and now the trend has shifted towards injecting scripts into sites to mine cryptocurrencies. Thousands of government websites around the world have been found infected with a specific script that secretly forces visitors' computers to mine
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Russian Scientists Arrested for Using Nuclear Weapon Facility to Mine Bitcoins

10 Únor, 2018 - 12:53
Two days ago when infosec bods claimed to have uncovered what's believed to be the first case of a SCADA network (a water utility) infected with cryptocurrency-mining malware, a batch of journalists accused other authors of making fear-mongering headlines, taunting that the next headline could be about cryptocurrency-miner detected in a nuclear plant. It seems that now they have to run a
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update

9 Únor, 2018 - 12:57
WordPress administrators are once again in trouble. WordPress version 4.9.3 was released earlier this week with patches for a total 34 vulnerabilities, but unfortunately, the new version broke the automatic update mechanism for millions of WordPress websites. WordPress team has now issued a new maintenance update, WordPress 4.9.4, to patch this severe bug, which WordPress admins have to
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New Point-of-Sale Malware Steals Credit Card Data via DNS Queries

9 Únor, 2018 - 10:59
Cybercriminals 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. A new strain of malware has now been discovered that relies on a unique technique to steal payment card information from point-of-sale (PoS) systems. Since the new POS malware relies upon
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Secure VPN Services — Get 91% Off On Lifetime Subscriptions

8 Únor, 2018 - 15:17
Since most of us rely upon the Internet for day-to-day activities, hacking and spying have become a prime concern today, and so have online security and privacy. The governments across the world have been found to be conducting mass surveillance and then there are hackers and cybercriminals who are always looking for ways to steal your sensitive and personal data from the ill-equipped networks,
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Hackers Can Now Steal Data Even From Faraday Cage Air-Gapped Computers

8 Únor, 2018 - 15:05
A team of security researchers—which majorly focuses on finding clever ways to get into air-gapped computers by exploiting little-noticed emissions of a computer's components like light, sound and heat—have published another research showcasing that they can steal data not only from an air gap computer but also from a computer inside a Faraday cage. Air-gapped computers are those that are
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Intel Releases New Spectre Patch Update for Skylake Processors

8 Únor, 2018 - 12:34
After leaving million of devices at risk of hacking and then rolling out broken patches, Intel has now released a new batch of security patches only for its Skylake processors to address one of the Spectre vulnerabilities (Variant 2). For those unaware, Spectre (Variant 1, Variant 2) and Meltdown (Variant 3) are security flaws disclosed by researchers earlier last month in processors from
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Apple's iBoot Source Code for iPhone Leaked on Github

8 Únor, 2018 - 09:55
Apple source code for a core component of iPhone's operating system has purportedly been leaked on GitHub, that could allow hackers and researchers to discover currently unknown zero-day vulnerabilities to develop persistent malware and iPhone jailbreaks. The source code appears to be for iBoot—the critical part of the iOS operating system that's responsible for all security checks and
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Cyber Espionage Group Targets Asian Countries With Bitcoin Mining Malware

7 Únor, 2018 - 15:34
Security researchers have discovered a custom-built piece of malware that's wreaking havoc in Asia for past several months and is capable of performing nasty tasks, like password stealing, bitcoin mining, and providing hackers complete remote access to compromised systems. Dubbed Operation PZChao, the attack campaign discovered by the security researchers at Bitdefender have been targeting
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Researcher Claims Hotspot Shield VPN Service Exposes You on the Internet

7 Únor, 2018 - 14:13
Virtual Private Network (VPN) is one of the best solutions you can have to protect your privacy and data on the Internet, but you should be more vigilant while choosing a VPN service which truly respects your privacy. If you are using the popular VPN service Hotspot Shield for online anonymity and privacy, you may inadvertently be leaking your real IP address and other sensitive information.
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Watch Out! New Cryptocurrency-Mining Android Malware is Spreading Rapidly

6 Únor, 2018 - 13:32
Due to the recent surge in cryptocurrency prices, threat actors are increasingly targeting every platform, including IoT, Android, and Windows, with malware that leverages the CPU power of victims' devices to mine cryptocurrency. Just last month, Kaspersky researchers spotted fake antivirus and porn Android apps infected with malware that mines Monero cryptocurrency, launches DDoS attacks,
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Critical Flaw in Grammarly Spell Checker Could Let Attackers Steal Your Data

6 Únor, 2018 - 07:47
A critical vulnerability discovered in the Chrome and Firefox browser extension of the grammar-checking software Grammarly inadvertently left all 22 million users' accounts, including their personal documents and records, vulnerable to remote hackers. According to Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy, who discovered the vulnerability on February 2, the Chrome and Firefox extension of
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

British Hacker 'Lauri Love' will not be extradited to US, Court Rules

5 Únor, 2018 - 15:19
British citizen and hacker Lauri Love, who was accused of hacking into United States government websites, will not be extradited to stand trial in the U.S., the High Court of England and Wales ruled today. Love, 33, is facing a 99-year prison sentence in the United States for allegedly carrying out series of cyber attacks against the FBI, US Army, US Missile Defence Agency, National
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