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Rowhammer Attacks Come to MLC NAND Flash Memory

1 hodina 17 min zpět
IBM researchers have demonstrated a filesystem-level version of the Rowhammer attack against MLC NAND flash memory.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Locky Ransomware Variant Slips Past Some Defenses

16 Srpen, 2017 - 23:41
Ransomware called IKARUSdilapidated is managing to slip into unsuspecting organizations as an unknown file.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Flash’s Final Countdown Has Begun

16 Srpen, 2017 - 19:59
The impending demise of Adobe Flash will create legacy challenges similar to Windows XP as companies begin to wean themselves off the vulnerable code base.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Maersk Shipping Reports $300M Loss Stemming from NotPetya Attack

16 Srpen, 2017 - 19:33
A.P. Moller -Maersk said June's NotPetya wiper malware attacks would cost the world's largest shipping container company $300M USD in lost revenue.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Removes Chrome Extension Used in Banking Fraud

16 Srpen, 2017 - 17:14
Google has removed the Interface Online Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store. The plugin was used by criminals in Brazil to target corporate users with the aim of stealing banking credentials.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Seven More Chrome Extensions Compromised

15 Srpen, 2017 - 20:58
The list of compromised Chrome extensions that hijack traffic and substitute advertisements on victims’ browsers grows.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Attackers Backdoor Another Software Update Mechanism

15 Srpen, 2017 - 20:00
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab said today that the update mechanism for Korean server management software provider NetSarang was compromised and serving a backdoor called ShadowPad.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Spam Domains Imitating Popular Banks Spreading Trickbot Banking Trojan

15 Srpen, 2017 - 16:36
Researchers at My Online Security and the SANS Internet Storm Center have analyzed spam campaigns utilizing plausible imitations of legitimate banking domains to spread the Trickbot banking malware.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Blizzard Entertainment Hit With Weekend DDoS Attack

14 Srpen, 2017 - 23:37
Blizzard Entertainment was hit with a crippling DDoS attack over the weekend that followed similar attacks last week that knocked gamers offline.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Windows Search Bug Worth Watching, and Squashing

14 Srpen, 2017 - 21:22
Patches are available—and should be applied—that address a critical vulnerability in Windows Search that some are calling the next WannaCry. Others aren't so ready to do that.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Smart Locks Bricked by Bad Update

14 Srpen, 2017 - 20:28
LockState's CEO says he is “deeply sorry” about an erroneous wireless update that bricked hundreds of smart locks.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Researchers Find Phishing Site Encrypted with AES

14 Srpen, 2017 - 17:20
A phishing site seeking Apple credentials and victim payment card information is encrypted with AES, researchers at Ring 0 Labs said.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

APT28 Using EternalBlue to Attack Hotels in Europe, Middle East

12 Srpen, 2017 - 14:00
Researchers believe attacks against wi-fi systems in hotels across Europe and the Middle East track back to Russian-speaking hackers known as APT28.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Many Factors Conspire in ICS/SCADA Attacks

11 Srpen, 2017 - 19:57
A report on the state of SCADA and ICS security points out that critical infrastructure operators are caught between hackers and a lack of vendor and executive support.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Apps Infected With SonicSpy Spyware Removed From Google Play

11 Srpen, 2017 - 19:47
A spyware family called SonicSpy was found on three apps available on the Google Play store as well as on more than 1,000 apps available on third-party app stores.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Threatpost News Wrap, August 11, 2017

11 Srpen, 2017 - 16:30
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including the return of the Mamba ransomware, APT trends, a mystery company's 250K bug bounty, and a high schooler's $10K bug bounty from Google.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ukrainian Man Arrested, Charged in NotPetya Distribution

11 Srpen, 2017 - 16:10
Ukranian police arrested a suspect alleged to have distributed the NotPetya/ExPetr malware that ultimately infected 400 computers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Patched Flash Player Sandbox Escape Leaked Windows Credentials

10 Srpen, 2017 - 21:00
One of Tuesday's Flash Player patches was a do-over after the researcher who privately reported the problem earlier this year discovered the original patch incompletely resolved the issue.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Juniper Issues Security Alert Tied to Routers and Switches

10 Srpen, 2017 - 19:56
Juniper warned Thursday of a high-risk bug in the GD graphics library used in several versions of its Junos OS.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

High Schooler Nets $10,000 For Google Bug

10 Srpen, 2017 - 19:54
Google awarded a hefty $10,000 bounty to a high school student last week for uncovering a bug that could have let anyone access an internal Google website.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security