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The worlds best supercomputers are being updated to run AI software faster

18 Červen, 2019 - 11:02
The International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) kicked off in Frankfurt yesterday with the release of the latest list of the 500 most powerful supercomputers in the world. US machines still top the ranking, but China has the most computers on the list (219 versus 116 for the US).
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Netflix fixes potentially devastating Linux SACK vulnerability

18 Červen, 2019 - 10:18
Eagle-eyed researchers from streaming titan Netflix have uncovered several troubling security vulnerabilities within the TCP implementations on Linux and FreeBSD kernels. The most severe specimen, called SACK Panic, could permit an attacker to remotely induce a kernel panic within recent Linux operating systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Huawei will not be beaten to death despite $30b hit: Ren Zhengfei

17 Červen, 2019 - 10:50
After finishing with revenues over $100 billion -- 721 billion yuan -- for 2018, Huawei is expecting to drop $30 billion of revenue from its forecast due to the trade war with the United States.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

EU says Russia conducted 'sustained' election interference campaign

16 Červen, 2019 - 10:55
The European Union already suspected that Russia was trying to disrupt its parliamentary elections through hacks and other online interference, and now it's directly pointing a finger at the country. EU officials have published a report accusing Russia of orchestrating a "continued and sustained" misinformation campaign during the late May election similar to ones the country tried in the US, France and other countries. It used fake stories to "promote extreme views," stoke political tensions and, sometimes, discourage voter turnout.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Millions of Email Servers at Risk from Cryptomining Worm

14 Červen, 2019 - 10:54
Researchers have spotted a major new cyber-attack campaign targeting millions of Linux email servers around the world with a cryptomining malware payload.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

DNS Firewalls Could Prevent Billions in Losses to Cybercrime

13 Červen, 2019 - 10:58
DNS protection could prevent approximately one-third of the total losses due to cybercrime " which translates into billions of dollars potentially saved.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS following US ban

13 Červen, 2019 - 10:43
Huawei is making moves to sidestep the Trump administration's de facto ban by trademarking its own operating system. The OS, which has reportedly been in the works for years, was named in trademark applications filed in Peru under the name "Hongmeng," for use within nine countries and Europe (although it's been filed under the name "Ark OS" on the continent).
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

FBI warns users to be wary of phishing sites abusing HTTPS

12 Červen, 2019 - 10:28
Would you trust a website simply because the connection to it is secured using HTTPS backed by the green padlock symbol?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ransomware halts production for days at major airplane parts manufacturer

11 Červen, 2019 - 21:27
ASCO, one of the world's largest suppliers of airplane parts, has ceased production in factories across four countries due to a ransomware infection reported at its plant in Zaventem, Belgium.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Have I Been Pwned: Its time to grow up and smell the acquisition potential

11 Červen, 2019 - 12:12
Have I Been Pwned has become a popular tool to find out whether or not you have been involved in a data breach, and after starting life as a one-man-band project, may soon be on the acquisition books.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Beware Linux users! Vulnerability in Vim or Neovim Editor could compromise your Linux

11 Červen, 2019 - 11:55
Security expert Armin Razmjou recently detected a high-risk arbitrary OS command execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-12735) in Vim and Neovim.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

A Top Voting-Machine Firm Calls for Paper Ballots

11 Červen, 2019 - 10:20
Election Systems & Software, which describes itself as the nations leading elections-equipment provider, has vowed to stop selling paperless electronic voting systems-at least as the "primary voting device in a jurisdiction." And the company is calling on Congress to pass legislation mandating paper ballots and raising security standards for voting machines.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Major HSM vulnerabilities impact banks, cloud providers, governments

9 Červen, 2019 - 02:44
Two security researchers have recently revealed vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely to retrieve sensitive data stored inside special computer components known as HSMs (Hardware Security Modules).
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Brute-Force Botnet Targeting Over 1.5 Million RDP Servers Worldwide

7 Červen, 2019 - 10:49
Security researchers have discovered an ongoing sophisticated botnet campaign that is currently brute-forcing more than 1.5 million publicly accessible Windows RDP servers on the Internet.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Facebook to stop Huawei pre-installing apps on smartphones

7 Červen, 2019 - 10:43
Facebook is reportedly planning to stop Chinese tech giant Huawei from pre-installing its applications on future Huawei smartphones.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cryptocurrency startup hacks itself before hacker gets a chance to steal users funds

6 Červen, 2019 - 11:13
If you're a cryptocurrency startup, would you face a huge backlash by hacking your own customers to keep their funds safe if you know that a hacker is about to launch an attack and steal their funds?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Election Security Is Still Hurting at Every Level

6 Červen, 2019 - 10:49
The Russian meddling that rocked the 2016 United States presidential election gave the public a full view of something election officials and advocates have warned about for years: weak voting infrastructure and election systems around the US, and a lack of political will and funding to strengthen them. Two and a half years later, real progress has been made in key areas. But with a new presidential election less than 18 months away, glaring systemic risks remain.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million

6 Červen, 2019 - 10:44
Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

What Is Tracking Protection and Why Mozilla Enabled It by Default in Firefox

5 Červen, 2019 - 11:20
Mozilla has pledged to keep browsing fully private for its users, and with Firefox now becoming the only worthy alternative to Chromium-powered browsers, delivering on these promises is the only way to go.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Guardian Digital Celebrates 20 Years of Revolutionizing Digital Security, Securing Email with Open Source

4 Červen, 2019 - 16:38
Pioneers of business email security for the past 20 years, Guardian Digital draws on the merits of Open Source coupled with expert engineering and unparalleled customer support.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security