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U.S. Charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange With Violating Espionage Act

24 Květen, 2019 - 11:11
The United States Justice Department has unveiled charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with 17 new counts on the alleged violation of the Espionage Act by publishing classified information through WikiLeaks website. If convicted for all counts, Assange could face a maximum sentence of 175 years in U.S. prison for his "alleged role in one of the largest compromises of classified
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Update: Hacker Disclosed 4 New Microsoft Zero-Day Exploits in Last 24 Hours

23 Květen, 2019 - 16:49
Less than 24 hours after publicly disclosing an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, the anonymous hacker going by online alias "SandboxEscaper" has now dropped new exploits for two more unpatched Microsoft zero-day vulnerabilities. The two new zero-day vulnerabilities affect Microsoft's Windows Error Reporting service and Internet Explorer 11. Just yesterday, while releasing a
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5 Cybersecurity Tools Every Business Needs to Know

23 Květen, 2019 - 15:41
Cybersecurity experts all echo the same thing – cyber attacks are going to get more rampant, and they will continue to pose severe threats against all technology users. Businesses, in particular, have become prime targets for cybercriminals due to the nature of data and information they process and store. 2018 saw a slew of data breaches targeting large enterprises that resulted in the theft
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Tor Browser for Android — First Official App Released On Play Store

23 Květen, 2019 - 11:18
Wohooo! Great news for privacy-focused users. Tor Browser, the most popular privacy-focused browser, for Android is finally out of beta, and the first stable version has now arrived on Google Play Store for anyone to download. The Tor Project announced Tuesday the first official stable release of its ultra-secure internet browser for Android devices, Tor Browser 8.5—which you can now
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Hacking and Cyber Security Certification Training Bundle 2019 (10 Courses)

22 Květen, 2019 - 15:30
The world of cybersecurity is fast-paced and ever-changing. New attacks are unleashed every day, and companies around the world lose millions of dollars as a result. The only thing standing in the way of cybercrime is a small army of ethical hackers. These cybersecurity experts are employed to find weaknesses before they can be exploited. It's a lucrative career, and anyone can find work
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Google Stored G Suite Users' Passwords in Plain-Text for 14 Years

22 Květen, 2019 - 09:49
After Facebook and Twitter, Google becomes the latest technology giant to have accidentally stored its users' passwords unprotected in plaintext on its servers—meaning any Google employee who has access to the servers could have read them. In a blog post published Tuesday, Google revealed that its G Suite platform mistakenly stored unhashed passwords of some of its enterprise users on
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PoC Exploit For Unpatched Windows 10 Zero-Day Flaw Published Online

22 Květen, 2019 - 08:46
An anonymous hacker with an online alias "SandboxEscaper" today released proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for a new zero-day vulnerability affecting Windows 10 operating system—that's his/her 5th publicly disclosed Windows zero-day exploit [1, 2, 3] in less than a year. Published on GitHub, the new Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability is a privilege escalation issue that could allow a local
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Core Elastic Stack Security Features Now Available For Free Users As Well

21 Květen, 2019 - 16:03
Elastic, the company behind the most widely used enterprise search engine ElasticSearch and the Elastic Stack, today announced that it has decided to make core security features of the Elastic Stack free and accessible to all users. ELK Stack or Elastic Stack is a collection of three powerful open source projects—Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana—that many large and small companies are
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WEBINAR: How to Get Enterprise Cyber Security for your Mid-Sized Organization

21 Květen, 2019 - 15:46
High-quality cybersecurity posture is typically regarded as the exclusive domain of the large and heavy resourced enterprises – those who can afford a multi-product security stack and a skilled security team to operate it. This implies a grave risk to all organizations who are not part of this group, since the modern threat landscape applies to all, regardless of size and vertical. What is
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US Tech Giants Google, Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom Break Up With Huawei

21 Květen, 2019 - 09:40
Google has reportedly suspended all businesses with the world's second-biggest smartphone maker, Huawei, and revoked its Android license effective immediately—a move that will have a drastic impact on Huawei devices across the globe. Revoking Android license means Huawei future smartphones will no longer have access to Android updates and apps like Gmail or the Play Store, as well as Google
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Hackers Breach Stack Overflow Q&A Site, Some Users' Data Exposed

17 Květen, 2019 - 22:44
Note: We have updated this story to reflect new information after Stack Overflow changed its original announcement and shared more details on the security incident. Stack Overflow, one of the largest question and answer site for programmers, revealed today that unknown hackers managed to exploit a bug in its development tier and then almost a week after they gained unauthorized access to its
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Report Reveals TeamViewer Was Breached By Chinese Hackers In 2016

17 Květen, 2019 - 20:06
The German software company behind TeamViewer, one of the most popular software in the world that allows users to access and share their desktops remotely, was reportedly compromised in 2016, the German newspaper Der Spiegel revealed today. TeamViewer is popular remote-support software that allows you to securely share your desktop or take full control of other's PC over the Internet from
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

'GozNym' Banking Malware Gang Dismantled by International Law Enforcement

16 Květen, 2019 - 16:08
In a joint effort by several law enforcement agencies from 6 different countries, officials have dismantled a major global organized cybercrime network behind GozNym banking malware. GozNym banking malware is responsible for stealing nearly $100 million from over 41,000 victims across the globe, primarily in the United States and Europe, for years. <!-- adsense --> GozNym was created by
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Bluetooth Flaw Found in Google Titan Security Keys; Get Free Replacement

16 Květen, 2019 - 12:55
A team of security researchers at Microsoft discovered a potentially serious vulnerability in the Bluetooth-supported version of Google's Titan Security Keys that could not be patched with a software update. However, users do not need to worry as Google has announced to offer a free replacement for the affected Titan Security Key dongles. In a security advisory published Wednesday, Google
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New Class of CPU Flaws Affect Almost Every Intel Processor Since 2011

14 Květen, 2019 - 22:20
Academic researchers today disclosed details of the newest class of speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities in Intel processors that impacts all modern chips, including the chips used in Apple devices. After the discovery of Spectre and Meltdown processor vulnerabilities earlier last year that put practically every computer in the world at risk, different classes of Spectre and
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Microsoft Releases Patches For A Critical 'Wormable Flaw' and 78 Other Issues

14 Květen, 2019 - 20:31
It's Patch Tuesday—the day when Microsoft releases monthly security updates for its software. Microsoft has software updates to address a total of 79 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, including a critical wormable flaw that can propagate malware from computer to computer without requiring users' interaction. Out of 79 vulnerabilities, 18 issues
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Adobe Releases Critical Patches for Flash, Acrobat Reader, and Media Encoder

14 Květen, 2019 - 17:44
Adobe today released its monthly software updates to patch a total of 87 security vulnerabilities in its Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Flash Player and Media Encoder, most of which could lead to arbitrary code execution attacks or worse. None of the flaws patched this month in Adobe products has been found exploited in the wild. Out of 87 total flaws, a whopping number of vulnerabilities (i.e.,
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Flaw Affecting Millions of Cisco Devices Let Attackers Implant Persistent Backdoor

14 Květen, 2019 - 10:54
Researchers have discovered a severe vulnerability in Cisco products that could allow attackers to implant persistent backdoor on wide range devices used in enterprises and government networks, including routers, switches, and firewalls. Dubbed Thrangrycat or ????????????, the vulnerability, discovered by researchers from the security firm Red Balloon and identified as CVE-2019-1649, affects
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Cryptocurrency Hacks Still Growing — What Does That Mean for the Industry?

14 Květen, 2019 - 10:46
Though once synonymous with underground networks and black hat hackers, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have gone mainstream over the past two years. In 2017, we saw the skyrocket of bitcoin to an all-time high of close to $20,000 followed by a significant decline the following year. But beyond the ups and downs in the market for the world's largest cryptocurrency is a much more sinister
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Hackers Used WhatsApp 0-Day Flaw to Secretly Install Spyware On Phones

14 Květen, 2019 - 08:10
Whatsapp has recently patched a severe vulnerability that was being exploited by attackers to remotely install surveillance malware on a few "selected" smartphones by simply calling the targeted phone numbers over Whatsapp audio call. Discovered, weaponized and then sold by the Israeli company NSO Group that produces the most advanced mobile spyware on the planet, the WhatsApp exploit installs
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