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Facebook Removed Tens of Thousands of Apps Post-Cambridge Analytica

20 Září, 2019 - 21:48
Facebook said it has suspended and banned tens of thousands of apps on its platform after its investigation, launched after Cambridge Analytica, into how they collect and use data.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Forcepoint VPN Client is Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation Attacks

20 Září, 2019 - 18:00
Forcepoint has fixed a privilege escalation vulnerability in its VPN Client for Windows.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

News Wrap: Emotet’s Return, U.S. Vs. Snowden, Physical Pen Testers Arrested

20 Září, 2019 - 15:54
Threatpost editors discuss the return of Emotet, a new lawsuit against Edward Snowden and more.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mattress Company Leaks Data Records of 387K Customers

20 Září, 2019 - 14:25
A database lacking password protection exposed sensitive data of customers of Milwaukee-based mattress company Verlo Mattress.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Payment Card Breach Hits 8 Cities Using Vulnerable Bill Portal

19 Září, 2019 - 22:00
Eight cities have been hit by a data breach targeting payment cards.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Silent Update Torpedoes Windows Defender

19 Září, 2019 - 18:47
Microsoft broke its built-in antivirus utility, thanks to a patch for a different issue.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

These Hacks Require Literally Sneaking in the Backdoor

19 Září, 2019 - 18:44
An on premise hacker can cripple even the best cybersecurity defenses.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Smart TVs, Subscription Services Leak Data to Facebook, Google

19 Září, 2019 - 14:05
Researchers discovered that smart TVs from Samsung, LG and others are sending sensitive user data to partner tech firms even when devices are idle.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Marc Rogers: Success of Anonymous Bug Submission Program ‘Takes A Village’

18 Září, 2019 - 23:09
Marc Rogers discusses the logistics behind a recently-proposed anonymous bug submission program, meant to encourage ethical hackers to submit high-level bugs anonymously.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

IRS Emails Promise a Refund But Deliver Botnet Recruitment

18 Září, 2019 - 22:59
The fake emails direct victims to log into a bogus IRS site.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Rethinking Responsibilities and Remedies in Social-Engineering Attacks

18 Září, 2019 - 20:30
The idea that humans are the weakest link shouldn't guide the thinking on social-engineering defense.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Emotet Returns from Summer Vacation, Ramps Up Stolen Email Tactic

18 Září, 2019 - 17:10
The ever-changing malware is jumping in the middle of people's existing email conversations to spread itself without suspicion.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Edward Snowden Sued by U.S. Over New Memoir

18 Září, 2019 - 16:00
The U.S. is attempting to seize any assets related to Edward Snowden's new memoir, Permanent Record.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New! RFP Template for Selecting EDR/EPP and APT Security

18 Září, 2019 - 15:00
Cynet’s new RFP templates clearly lay out the requirements for securing potential APT vectors.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Massive Gaming DDoS Exploits Widespread Technology

18 Září, 2019 - 15:00
The attack -- the 4th-largest the company has ever encountered -- leveraged WS-Discovery, which is found "everywhere."
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Malware Moves: The Rise of LookBack – And Return of Emotet

18 Září, 2019 - 15:00
The malware landscape is constantly changing; including a rise in a new malware called LookBack, as well as anticipation over the return of the Emotet and Retefe malware families.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Panda Threat Group Mines for Monero With Updated Payload, Targets

17 Září, 2019 - 23:04
Though harboring unsophisticated payloads, the Panda threat group has updated its tactics - from targets to infrastructure - and successfully mined hundreds of thousands of dollars using cryptomining malware.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

AMD Radeon Graphics Cards Open VMware Workstations to Attack

17 Září, 2019 - 19:03
Bug impacts VMware Workstation 15 running 64-bit versions of Windows 10 as the guest VM.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cisco Extends Patch for IPv6 DoS Vulnerability

17 Září, 2019 - 17:24
The bug was first found in 2016.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Calendar Settings Gaffes Exposes Users’ Meetings, Company Details

17 Září, 2019 - 17:20
A configuration setting in Google Calendars does not sufficiently warn users that it makes their calendars public to all, a researcher argues.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security