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3 New Code Execution Flaws Discovered in Atlantis Word Processor

20 Listopad, 2018 - 17:30
This is why you should always think twice before opening innocent looking email attachments, especially word and pdf files. Cybersecurity researchers at Cisco Talos have once again discovered multiple critical security vulnerabilities in the Atlantis Word Processor that allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and take over affected computers. An alternative to Microsoft Word,
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Safeguard Your Data And Privacy Online With This Award-Winning VPN

20 Listopad, 2018 - 13:46
It seems as though not a day goes by without a new story breaking about a high-level cyber attack on a major corporation or national government. Hackers are becoming increasingly adept at breaking through a variety of super-secure firewalls, and they're not just after the riches of Fortune 500 companies. Hackers are equally (if not more) interested in hacking into your personal computer and
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Two TalkTalk hackers jailed for 2015 data breach that cost it £77 million

20 Listopad, 2018 - 12:00
Two hackers have been sent to prison for their roles in hacking TalkTalk, one of the biggest UK-based telecommunications company, in 2015 and stealing personal information, banking, and credit card details belonging to more than 156,000 customers. Matthew Hanley, 23, and Connor Allsopp, 21, both from Tamworth in Staffordshire, were sentenced Monday to 12 months and 8 months in prison,
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Instagram Accidentally Exposed Some Users' Passwords In Plaintext

19 Listopad, 2018 - 11:13
Instagram has recently patched a security issue in its website that might have accidentally exposed some of its users' passwords in plain text. The company recently started notifying affected users of a security bug that resides in a newly offered feature called "Download Your Data" that allows users to download a copy of their data shared on the social media platform, including photos,
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Secret Charges Against Julian Assange Revealed Due to "Cut-Paste" Error

16 Listopad, 2018 - 18:04
Has Wikileaks founder Julian Assange officially been charged with any unspecified criminal offense in the United States? — YES United States prosecutors have accidentally revealed the existence of criminal charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in a recently unsealed court filing in an unrelated ongoing sex crime case in the Eastern District of Virginia. Assistant US Attorney Kellen
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Why you need to know about Penetration Testing and Compliance Audits?

15 Listopad, 2018 - 17:41
We live in an age where data flows like water, becoming the new life source of our everyday ventures. As such, you can just imagine what all of that entails and the weight that data receive, especially when it comes to a decision making on how to handle this fairly new and arguably invaluable resource. Of course, we are well aware from a very young age that our water needs to be pure, filtered
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

7 New Meltdown and Spectre-type CPU Flaws Affect Intel, AMD, ARM CPUs

15 Listopad, 2018 - 16:31
Disclosed earlier this year, potentially dangerous Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that affected a large family of modern processors proven that speculative execution attacks can be exploited in a trivial way to access highly sensitive information. Since then, several more variants of speculative execution attacks have been discovered, including Spectre-NG, SpectreRSB, Spectre 1.1,
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Popular AMP Plugin for WordPress Patches Critical Flaw – Update Now

15 Listopad, 2018 - 16:27
A security researcher has disclosed details of a critical vulnerability in one of the popular and widely active plugins for WordPress that could allow a low-privileged attacker to inject malicious code on AMP pages of the targeted website. The vulnerable WordPress plugin in question is "AMP for WP – Accelerated Mobile Pages" that lets websites automatically generate valid accelerated mobile
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

0-Days Found in iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, Xiaomi Mi6 Phones

15 Listopad, 2018 - 12:36
At Pwn2Own 2018 mobile hacking competition held in Tokyo on November 13-14, white hat hackers once again demonstrated that even the fully patched smartphones running the latest version of software from popular smartphone manufacturers can be hacked. Three major flagship smartphones—iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, and Xiaomi Mi6—were among the devices that successfully got hacked at the annual
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

63 New Flaws (Including 0-Days) Windows Users Need to Patch Now

14 Listopad, 2018 - 10:55
It's Patch Tuesday once again…time for another round of security updates for the Windows operating system and other Microsoft products. This month Windows users and system administrators need to immediately take care of a total of 63 security vulnerabilities, of which 12 are rated critical, 49 important and one moderate and one low in severity. <!-- adsense --> Two of the vulnerabilities
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Another Facebook Bug Could Have Exposed Your Private Information

13 Listopad, 2018 - 19:45
Another security vulnerability has been reported in Facebook that could have allowed attackers to obtain certain personal information about users and their friends, potentially putting the privacy of users of the world's most popular social network at risk. Discovered by cybersecurity researchers from Imperva, the vulnerability resides in the way Facebook search feature displays results for
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cynet Review: Simplify Security with a True Security Platform

13 Listopad, 2018 - 13:34
In 1999, Bruce Schneier wrote, "Complexity is the worst enemy of security." That was 19 years ago (!) and since then, cyber security has only become more complex. Today, controls dramatically outnumber staff available to support them. The Bank of America has a $400-million cyber budget to hire security staff and implement a broad array of products. But what if your budget and
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Top 5 Factors That Increase Cyber Security Salary The Most

12 Listopad, 2018 - 14:12
Our partner Springboard, which provides online courses to help you advance your cybersecurity career with personalized mentorship from industry experts, recently researched current cybersecurity salaries and future earning potential in order to trace a path to how much money you can make. Here's what they found were the most important factors for making sure you earn as much as possible: 1
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New APIs Suggest WPA3 Wi-Fi Security Support Coming Soon to Windows 10

12 Listopad, 2018 - 13:55
Windows 10 users don't have to wait much longer for the support of latest WPA3 Wi-Fi security standard, a new blog post from Microsoft apparently revealed. The third version of Wi-Fi Protected Access, in-short WPA3, is the next generation of the wireless security protocol that has been designed to make it harder for attackers to hack WiFi password. WPA3 was officially launched earlier this
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Hacker Who DDoSed Sony, EA and Steam Gaming Servers Pleads Guilty

9 Listopad, 2018 - 09:22
A 23-year-old hacker from Utah pleaded guilty this week to launching a series of denial-of-service (DoS) attacks against multiple online services, websites, and online gaming companies between 2013 and 2014. According to a Justice Department (DoJ) press release, Austin Thompson, a.k.a. "DerpTroll," took down servers of several major gaming platforms including Electronic Arts' Origin service,
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Flaws in Popular Self-Encrypting SSDs Let Attackers Decrypt Data

8 Listopad, 2018 - 20:09
We all have something to hide, something to protect. But if you are also relying on self-encrypting drives for that, then you should read this news carefully. Security researchers have discovered multiple critical vulnerabilities in some of the popular self-encrypting solid state drives (SSD) that could allow an attacker to decrypt disk encryption and recover protected data without knowing
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Here's How Hackers Could Have Spied On Your DJI Drone Account

8 Listopad, 2018 - 20:08
Cybersecurity researchers at Check Point today revealed details of a potential dangerous vulnerability in DJI Drone web app that could have allowed attackers access user accounts and synced sensitive information within it, including flight records, location, live video camera feed, and photos taken during a flight. Thought the vulnerability was discovered and responsibly reported by the
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Android API Lets Developers Push Updates Within their Apps

8 Listopad, 2018 - 16:21
You might have read somewhere online today that Google is granting Android app developers powers to forcefully install app updates…but it is not true. Instead, the tech giant is providing a new feature that will help users to have up-to-date Android apps all the time and yes, it's optional. Along with the launch of a number of new tools and features at its Android Dev Summit 2018, Google has
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

StatCounter Analytics Code Hijacked to Steal Bitcoins from Cryptocurrency Users

8 Listopad, 2018 - 12:13
Late last week an unknown hacker or a group of hackers successfully targeted a cryptocurrency exchange with an aim to steal Bitcoins by compromising the web analytics service it was using. ESET malware researcher Matthieu Faou this weekend spotted malicious JavaScript code on up to 700,000 websites that were bundled with the traffic tracking code from the leading web analytics platform
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Unpatched VirtualBox Zero-Day Vulnerability and Exploit Released Online

8 Listopad, 2018 - 10:25
An independent exploit developer and vulnerability researcher has publicly disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in VirtualBox—a popular open source virtualization software developed by Oracle—that could allow a malicious program to escape virtual machine (guest OS) and execute code on the operating system of the host machine. The vulnerability occurs due to memory corruption issues and affects
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