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Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts

15 Srpen, 2018 - 21:00
Instagram has been hit by a widespread hacking campaign that appears to stem from Russia and have affected hundreds of users over the past week, leaving them locked out of their accounts. A growing number of Instagram users are taking to social media, including Twitter and Reddit, to report a mysterious hack which involves locking them out of their account with their email addresses changed to
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Email Phishers Using New Way to Bypass Microsoft Office 365 Protections

15 Srpen, 2018 - 20:12
Phishing works no matter how hard a company tries to protect its customers or employees. Security researchers have been warning of a new phishing attack that cybercriminals and email scammers are using in the wild to bypass the Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) mechanism implemented by widely used email services like Microsoft Office 365. Microsoft Office 365 is an all-in-solution for users
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Former Microsoft Engineer Gets Prison for Role in Reveton Ransomware

15 Srpen, 2018 - 11:28
A former Microsoft network engineer who was charged in April this year has now been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to money laundering in connection with the Reveton ransomware. Reveton malware is old ransomware, also known as scareware or police ransomware that instead of encrypting files locks the screen of victims’ computers and displays a message purporting to come
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Foreshadow Attacks — 3 New Intel CPU Side-Channel Flaws Discovered

15 Srpen, 2018 - 09:40
2018 has been quite a tough year for Intel. While the chip-maker giant is still dealing with Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities, yet another major speculative execution flaw has been revealed in Intel's Core and Xeon lines of processors that may leave users vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Dubbed Foreshadow, alternatively called L1 Terminal Fault or L1TF, the new attacks include
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

14 Srpen, 2018 - 20:36
Get your update caps on. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for August 2018, patching a total of 60 vulnerabilities, of which 19 are rated as critical. The updates patch flaws in Microsoft Windows, Edge Browser, Internet Explorer, Office, ChakraCore, .NET Framework, Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server and Visual Studio. Two of these
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software

14 Srpen, 2018 - 17:20
Adobe has released August 2018 security patch updates for a total of 11 vulnerabilities in its products, two of which are rated as critical that affect Adobe Acrobat and Reader software. The vulnerabilities addressed in this month updates affect Adobe Flash Player, Creative Cloud Desktop Application, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Acrobat and Reader applications. None of the security
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

CompTIA IT Certification Training 2018 — 12 Course Bundle

14 Srpen, 2018 - 14:55
The Information Technology industry has witnessed exponential growth over the years, and if you want to be a part of this growing industry, it's important for you to earn certificates in this field. Organisations always prefer employees with strong internationally-recognized professional certifications that proof your skills, knowledge, and what you know—giving you more credibility and
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers can compromise your network just by sending a Fax

14 Srpen, 2018 - 12:35
What maximum a remote attacker can do just by having your Fax machine number? Believe it or not, but your fax number is literally enough for a hacker to gain complete control over the printer and possibly infiltrate the rest of the network connected to it. Check Point researchers have revealed details of two critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities they discovered in the
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Man-in-the-Disk attack leaves millions of Android phones vulnerable

14 Srpen, 2018 - 10:46
Security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies have discovered a new attack vector against the Android operating system that could potentially allow attackers to silently infect your smartphones with malicious apps or launch denial of service attacks. Dubbed Man-in-the-Disk, the attack takes advantage of the way Android apps utilize 'External Storage' system to store app-related data,
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ex-NSA Hacker Discloses macOS High Sierra Zero-Day Vulnerability

14 Srpen, 2018 - 07:11
Your Mac computer running the Apple's latest High Sierra operating system can be hacked by tweaking just two lines of code, a researcher demonstrated at the Def Con security conference on Sunday. Patrick Wardle, an ex-NSA hacker and now Chief Research Officer of Digita Security, uncovered a critical zero-day vulnerability in the macOS operating system that could allow a malicious application
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Tracks Android, iPhone Users Even With 'Location History' Turned Off

13 Srpen, 2018 - 19:37
Google tracks you everywhere, even if you explicitly tell it not to. Every time a service like Google Maps wants to use your location, Google asks your permission to allow access to your location if you want to use it for navigating, but a new investigation shows that the company does track you anyway. An investigation by Associated Press revealed that many Google services on Android and
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Flaws in Pre-Installed Apps Expose Millions of Android Devices to Hackers

13 Srpen, 2018 - 16:13
Bought a new Android phone? What if I say your brand new smartphone can be hacked remotely? Nearly all Android phones come with useless applications pre-installed by manufacturers or carriers, usually called bloatware, and there's nothing you can do if any of them has a backdoor built-in—even if you're careful about avoiding sketchy apps. That's exactly what security researchers from mobile
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Free Facial Recognition Tool Can Track People Across Social Media Sites

9 Srpen, 2018 - 16:22
Security researchers at Trustwave have released a new open-source tool that uses facial recognition technology to locate targets across numerous social media networks on a large scale. Dubbed Social Mapper, the facial recognition tool automatically searches for targets across eight social media platforms, including—Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, the Russian social networking
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Researchers Developed Artificial Intelligence-Powered Stealthy Malware

9 Srpen, 2018 - 16:20
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been seen as a potential solution for automatically detecting and combating malware, and stop cyber attacks before they affect any organization. However, the same technology can also be weaponized by threat actors to power a new generation of malware that can evade even the best cyber-security defenses and infects a computer network or launch an attack only
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WhatsApp Flaw Lets Users Modify Group Chats to Spread Fake News

8 Srpen, 2018 - 17:14
WhatsApp, the most popular messaging application in the world, has been found vulnerable to multiple security vulnerabilities that could allow malicious users to intercept and modify the content of messages sent in both private as well as group conversations. Discovered by security researchers at Israeli security firm Check Point, the flaws take advantage of a loophole in WhatsApp's security
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Snapchat Hack — Hacker Leaked Snapchat Source Code On GitHub

8 Srpen, 2018 - 12:33
The source code of the popular social media app Snapchat was recently surfaced online after a hacker leaked and posted it on the Microsoft-owned code repository GitHub. A GitHub account under the name Khaled Alshehri with the handle i5xx, who claimed to be from Pakistan, created a GitHub repository called Source-Snapchat with a description "Source Code for SnapChat," publishing the code of
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How to Hack WiFi Password Easily Using New Attack On WPA/WPA2

7 Srpen, 2018 - 20:57
Looking for how to hack WiFi password OR WiFi hacking software? Well, a security researcher has revealed a new WiFi hacking technique that makes it easier for hackers to crack WiFi passwords of most modern routers. Discovered by the lead developer of the popular password-cracking tool Hashcat, Jens 'Atom' Steube, the new WiFi hack works explicitly against WPA/WPA2 wireless network protocols
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Facebook Open Sources Fizz — TLS 1.3 Library For Speed and Security

7 Srpen, 2018 - 14:10
Facebook has open sourced Fizz—a library designed to help developers implement TLS 1.3 protocol with all recommended security and performance related configurations. Since late last month, Google Chrome web browser has started marking all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' in an effort to make the web a more secure place, forcing website administrators to switch to HTTPS. TLS 1.3 is the
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

TSMC Chip Maker Blames WannaCry Malware for Production Halt

7 Srpen, 2018 - 11:03
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)—the world's largest makers of semiconductors and processors—was forced to shut down several of its chip-fabrication factories over the weekend after being hit by a computer virus. Now, it turns out that the computer virus outbreak at Taiwan chipmaker was the result of a variant of WannaCry—a massive ransomware attack that wreaked havoc across
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Android P is officially called Android 9 Pie

6 Srpen, 2018 - 21:41
If you have bet on Peppermint, Pancake or Pastry for "P" in the next version of Google's mobile operating system, sorry guys you lose because Android P stands for Android Pie. Yes, the next version of sugary snack-themed Android and the successor to Android Oreo will now be known as Android 9.0 Pie, and it has officially arrived, Google revealed on Monday. Android 9 Pie — 5 Best New
Kategorie: Hacking & Security