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Google Expands Bug-Bounty Program to Battle Abuse Methods

46 min 38 sek zpět
The program focuses on potential abuse methods across Google's product-specific channels like Google+, Youtube, Gmail and Blogger.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Open MQTT Servers Raise Physical Threats in Smart Homes

1 hodina 46 min zpět
Misconfigured DIY smart-home hubs for home automation could allow attackers to track owners’ movements, see if smart doors and windows are opened or closed, and even open garage doors.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ThreatList: Telecom Sector Plagued with Advanced Malware

2 hodiny 1 min zpět
Advanced behavior malware threats are targeting telecom services - at a higher level than the global average, researchers found.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Chrome Bug Opens Access to Private Facebook Information

3 hodiny 1 min zpět
The method could be used to deduce the age, sex, likes or the location history of a user – essentially, the attacker can play “20 questions” to profile the victim.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Cortana Flaw Allows Web Browsing on Locked PCs

15 Srpen, 2018 - 22:42
The tricky Cortana flaw, CVE-2018-8253, was addressed by Microsoft during Patch Tuesday.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

BlackIoT Botnet: Can Water Heaters, Washers Bring Down the Power Grid?

15 Srpen, 2018 - 22:38
In testing, an Internet of Things (IoT) botnet of large, power-consuming appliances was used to carry out coordinated attacks on the energy grid.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Office 365 Phishing Campaign Hides Malicious URLs in SharePoint Files

15 Srpen, 2018 - 18:06
Researchers say the "PhishPoint" tactic has already impacted 10 percent of Office 365 users globally.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ThreatList: Financial-Themed Phishing Hooks Targets in Q2

15 Srpen, 2018 - 15:15
In addition to traditional phishing, fraudulent cryptocurrency offers pose a rising trend.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Podcast: Bugcrowd Founder on Printer Bugs, IoT Bounty Hunting and New VDP Project

15 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00
Bugcrowd's CTO and founder Casey Ellis talked to Threatpost about the recently launched HP printer bug bounty program.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Addresses Two Zero-Days in 60-Flaw Roundup

14 Srpen, 2018 - 22:42
Microsoft rolled out 60 patches for its Patch Tuesday release, impacting 19 critical flaws and 39 important flaws.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Victims Lose Access to Thousands of Photos as Instagram Hack Spreads

14 Srpen, 2018 - 22:30
In a probable quest to build a botnet, someone is hacking Instagram accounts, deleting handles, avatars and personal details, and linking them to a new email address.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Intel CPUs Undermined By Fresh Speculative Execution Flaws

14 Srpen, 2018 - 21:24
'Foreshadow" and other vulnerabilities in Intel processors can be exploited to steal sensitive information stored inside personal computers or personal clouds.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Flaw Allows Full Multi-Factor Authentication Bypass

14 Srpen, 2018 - 19:09
This is similar to taking a room key for a building and turning it into a skeleton key that works on every door in the building.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Services Track User Movements In Privacy Faux Pas

14 Srpen, 2018 - 19:04
A recent report found that Google services - with functions like checking maps, the weather, and search - are tracking users even when they deny permission.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Researchers Break IPsec VPN Connections with 20-Year-Old Protocol Flaw

14 Srpen, 2018 - 18:07
The attack targets IKE’s handshake implementation used for IPsec-based VPN connections, opening the door for MiTM attacks or for bad actors to access data carried in VPN sessions.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Adobe Patch Tuesday: Fixes for Critical Acrobat and Reader Flaws

14 Srpen, 2018 - 16:21
Adobe's August Patch Tuesday release impacts Flash Player, and Acrobat DC and Reader.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Black Hat Exclusive Video: The IoT Security Threat Looms for Enterprises

14 Srpen, 2018 - 14:30
Armis' CTO discusses the top IoT security issues in the marketplace today - and whether device manufacturers will start to prioritize security.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ThreatList: Almost All Security Pros Believe Election Systems Are at Risk

14 Srpen, 2018 - 14:00
Respondents in a survey from Venafi said they believe voting machines, encrypted communications from polling stations and databases that store voter registration data are all vulnerable.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Podcast: Black Hat and DEF CON 2018 Wrap

14 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00
The Threatpost team debriefs on the top news and topics from last week's Black Hat and DEF CON conferences.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Variant of KeyPass Ransomware Discovered

13 Srpen, 2018 - 22:10
Samples of the malware have been found in an array of countries, including Brazil and Vietnam.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security