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Fallout Exploit Kit now includes exploit for CVE-2018-15982 Flash zero-daySecurity Affairs

Fallout Exploit Kit now includes exploit for CVE-2018-15982 Flash zero-daySecurity Affairs

Experts at Malwarebytes have reported that the code for the recently discovered Flash zero-day flaw was added to the Fall ...
AI Weekly: Companies and lawmakers need to agree on facial recognition policies before it’s too late

AI Weekly: Companies and lawmakers need to agree on facial recognition policies before it’s too late

After a summer-long saga of accusations, denials, and blockbuster reporting by the American Civil Liberties Union, the dust appeared to have set ...
Android apps use the motion sensor to evade detection and deliver Anubis malwareSecurity Affairs

Android apps use the motion sensor to evade detection and deliver Anubis malwareSecurity Affairs

Security experts from Trend Micro have recently spotted two Android apps that use the motion sensor to evade detection an ...
Attacks in the wild leverage flaw in ThinkPHP FrameworkSecurity Affairs

Attacks in the wild leverage flaw in ThinkPHP FrameworkSecurity Affairs

Threat actors in the wild are leveraging a recently discovered flaw in the ThinkPHP PHP framework to install cryptominer ...
773M Password ‘Megabreach’ is Years Old — Krebs on Security

773M Password ‘Megabreach’ is Years Old — Krebs on Security

My inbox and Twitter messages positively lit up today with people forwarding stories from Wired and other publications about a supposedly ...
Collection #1 dump, 773 million emails, 21 million passwordsSecurity Affairs

Collection #1 dump, 773 million emails, 21 million passwordsSecurity Affairs

The popular cyber security expert Troy Hunt has uncovered a massive data leak he called ‘Collection #1’ that included 773 ...
Windows 10 October 2018 Update is at last being pushed automatically

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is at last being pushed automatically

Enlarge / Who doesn't love some new Windows? The ill-fated Windows 10 October 2018 Update has hitherto been offered only to those ...
Unprotected server of Oklahoma Department of Securities exposes millions of government filesSecurity Affairs

Unprotected server of Oklahoma Department of Securities exposes millions of government filesSecurity Affairs

A huge trove of data belonging to the Oklahoma Department of Securities (ODS) was left unsecured on a server for at least ...
Amazon’s AWS launches full-managed data backup service

Amazon’s AWS launches full-managed data backup service

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a new backup service for companies using its cloud computing platform. With AWS Backup, the Amazon subsi ...
Critical bug in Amadeus flight booking system affects 141 airlinesSecurity Affairs

Critical bug in Amadeus flight booking system affects 141 airlinesSecurity Affairs

A critical flaw in online flight ticket booking system developed by Amadeus could impact almost half of the fight travele ...
GreyEnergy: Welcome to 2019

GreyEnergy: Welcome to 2019

Early January, an interesting malware sample has been disclosed through the InfoSec community: a potential GreyEnergy implant still under investigatio ...
Fortnite Security Flaw Let Hackers Spy On Players Through Microphones

Fortnite Security Flaw Let Hackers Spy On Players Through Microphones

Fortnite is the most popular video game in the world, and with that popularity comes the threat of cyberatttacks designed to steal users’ personal in ...
Inside Sirin Labs’ first blockchain smartphone retail store

Inside Sirin Labs’ first blockchain smartphone retail store

Way back in March 2016, an Israeli stealth startup called Sirin Labs unveiled the premium privacy-focused Solarin smartphone. The catch? The dev ...
Check Point finds flaw that could have enable hackers to break into Fortnite user accounts

Check Point finds flaw that could have enable hackers to break into Fortnite user accounts

Check Point said that its researchers discovered vulnerabilities in the massively popular online game Fortnite. The security software company no ...
I swiped right, Viewing sensitive data cached in your Safari browser.Security Affairs

I swiped right, Viewing sensitive data cached in your Safari browser.Security Affairs

By using multi-gesture trackpad along with Safari browser in MacBook Pro, one can view sensitive data which is cached in ...
Multiple Fortnite flaws allowed experts to takeover players’ AccountsSecurity Affairs

Multiple Fortnite flaws allowed experts to takeover players’ AccountsSecurity Affairs

Security researchers at Check Point have discovered several flaws in the popular game Fortnite that could be exploited to ...
Experts link attack on Chilean interbank network Redbanc NK Lazarus APTSecurity Affairs

Experts link attack on Chilean interbank network Redbanc NK Lazarus APTSecurity Affairs

Researchers from Flashpoint linked the recently disclosed attack on Chilean interbank network Redbanc to the North Korean ...
“Stole $24 Million But Still Can’t Keep a Friend” — Krebs on Security

“Stole $24 Million But Still Can’t Keep a Friend” — Krebs on Security

Unsettling new claims have emerged about Nicholas Truglia, a 21-year-old Manhattan resident accused of hijacking cell phone accounts to st ...
Roblox hires online safety veteran to lead digital civility initiative

Roblox hires online safety veteran to lead digital civility initiative

Roblox has hired Laura Higgins, an online safety expert, to lead a new digital civility initiative at the company that makes a virtual world and ...
Cranes and other industrial machines exposed to hack by RF protocolsSecurity Affairs

Cranes and other industrial machines exposed to hack by RF protocolsSecurity Affairs

Researchers from Trend Micro have analyzed the communication protocols used by cranes and other industrial machines and d ...
Too many issues in Pentagon networks expose it to cybersecurity risksSecurity Affairs

Too many issues in Pentagon networks expose it to cybersecurity risksSecurity Affairs

A new security assessment conducted by the Defense Department Inspector General revealed that the Pentagon is still expos ...
German Watchdog will request Facebook changesSecurity Affairs

German Watchdog will request Facebook changesSecurity Affairs

German watchdog is going to ask Facebook changes to protect privacy and personal information of its users. The news wa ...
Courts Hand Down Hard Jail Time for DDoS — Krebs on Security

Courts Hand Down Hard Jail Time for DDoS — Krebs on Security

Seldom do people responsible for launching crippling cyberattacks face justice, but increasingly courts around the world are making exampl ...
Windows 7 enters its final year of free support

Windows 7 enters its final year of free support

Enlarge / Licensing and support lifecycles are not really the easiest topics to illustrate.Peter Bright Windows 7's five years of ...
Unsecured MongoDB archive exposed 202 Million private resumesSecurity Affairs

Unsecured MongoDB archive exposed 202 Million private resumesSecurity Affairs

Security expert discovered an unprotected MongoDB archive that has exposed personal and professional details of more than ...
Authenteq raises $5 million for blockchain identity verification

Authenteq raises $5 million for blockchain identity verification

Authenteq, the creator of the blockchain identity verification technology Trollteq, has raised $5 million in funding. The company is touting a 6 ...
Zurich refuses to pay Mondelez for NotPetya damages because it’s ‘an act of war’Security Affairs

Zurich refuses to pay Mondelez for NotPetya damages because it’s ‘an act of war’Security Affairs

Zurich American Insurance Company is refusing to refund its client because consider the attack as “an act of war” that is ...
TA505 Group adds new ServHelper Backdoor and FlawedGrace RAT to its arsenalSecurity Affairs

TA505 Group adds new ServHelper Backdoor and FlawedGrace RAT to its arsenalSecurity Affairs

Proofpoint analyzed two strains of malware tracked as ServHelper and FlawedGrace distributed through phishing campaigns b ...
British hacker sentenced to jail for attack on Liberian Telecoms FirmsSecurity Affairs

British hacker sentenced to jail for attack on Liberian Telecoms FirmsSecurity Affairs

The British hacker Daniel Kaye has been sentenced to 32 months in prison for the cyberattack on Liberian telecom firms. ...
Victims of Pylocky ransomware can decrypt their files for freeSecurity Affairs

Victims of Pylocky ransomware can decrypt their files for freeSecurity Affairs

Victims of the PyLocky Ransomware can use a tool released by security researcher Mike Bautista at Cisco Talos group to de ...
The ‘AVE_MARIA’ Malware

The ‘AVE_MARIA’ Malware

Ave Maria Malware – Phishing attempts spreading in the last days of the past year against an Italian organization operating in the Oil&Gas s ...
Reddit locked Down accounts due to alleged security breachSecurity Affairs

Reddit locked Down accounts due to alleged security breachSecurity Affairs

The social media platform Reddit has notified users that some of them have been locked out of their accounts after detect ...
Theft Rings Turn to Fuze Cards — Krebs on Security

Theft Rings Turn to Fuze Cards — Krebs on Security

Street thieves who specialize in cashing out stolen credit and debit cards increasingly are hedging their chances of getting caught carryi ...
Alleged Iran-linked APT groups behind global DNS Hijacking campaignSecurity Affairs

Alleged Iran-linked APT groups behind global DNS Hijacking campaignSecurity Affairs

Security expert uncovered a DNS hijacking campaign targeting organizations in various industries worldwide and suspects I ...
Three security bugs found in the popular Linux suite systemdSecurity Affairs

Three security bugs found in the popular Linux suite systemdSecurity Affairs

Experts disclosed three flaws in the systemd, a software suite that provides fundamental building blocks for Linux operat ...
Ironic turn … Kaspersky Labs helped NSA to catch alleged data thiefSecurity Affairs

Ironic turn … Kaspersky Labs helped NSA to catch alleged data thiefSecurity Affairs

Kaspersky was a long accused to support Russian intelligence, in an ironic turn, source now revealed it helped to catch a ...
Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with disk space, Reset this PC, and Subsystem for Linux improvements

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with disk space, Reset this PC, and Subsystem for Linux improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with improvements to disk space management, Reset this PC, and the Windows Subsystem for Linux ...
Chrome’s ad blocker will go global on July 9

Chrome’s ad blocker will go global on July 9

Google today announced that Chrome’s ad blocker is expanding across the globe starting on July 9, 2019. As with last year’s initial ad blocker r ...
Patch Tuesday, January 2019 Edition — Krebs on Security

Patch Tuesday, January 2019 Edition — Krebs on Security

Microsoft on Tuesday released updates to fix roughly four dozen security issues with its Windows operating systems and related software. A ...
Attorneys general announced a $1.5M settlement with Neiman MarcusSecurity Affairs

Attorneys general announced a $1.5M settlement with Neiman MarcusSecurity Affairs

Tens of state attorneys general announced a $1.5 million settlement with The Neiman Marcus Group over a 2013 data breach. ...
Microsoft January 2019 Patch Tuesday updates fix 7 critical vulnerabilitiesSecurity Affairs

Microsoft January 2019 Patch Tuesday updates fix 7 critical vulnerabilitiesSecurity Affairs

Microsoft has released theJanuary 2019 Patch Tuesday updates that address 51 vulnerabilities in Windows OSs and other pro ...
Youngster behind massive data leak of German politiciansSecurity Affairs

Youngster behind massive data leak of German politiciansSecurity Affairs

A 20-year-old hacker was arrested for the recent massive data leak that impacted hundreds of German politicians. Accordin ...
Forget security cameras — this drone will watch over your house from the skies

Forget security cameras — this drone will watch over your house from the skies

On display at CES, Sunflower Labs' innovative security system involves a series of outdoor sensors, capable of dispatching an autonomous camera drone ...
Yubico brings NFC to entry-level Security Key and unveils YubiKey for Lightning

Yubico brings NFC to entry-level Security Key and unveils YubiKey for Lightning

Hardware-based authentication company Yubico today debuted two new security products. Demoing at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, the Swedish company form ...
Comcast launches Xfinity security service to protect home Wi-Fi

Comcast launches Xfinity security service to protect home Wi-Fi

Comcast announced the launch of Xfinity xFi Advanced Security, a service that monitors, blocks, and informs customers of online threats and prov ...
Coinbase suspended Ethereum Classic trading after successful 51% attackSecurity Affairs

Coinbase suspended Ethereum Classic trading after successful 51% attackSecurity Affairs

The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase suspended the trading of Ethereum Classic (ETC) after double-spend attacks worth $1. ...
Pick Two — Krebs on Security

Pick Two — Krebs on Security

Buying heavily discounted, popular software from second-hand sources online has always been something of an iffy security proposition. But ...
Zerodium offers $2 Million for remote iOS jailbreaks, and much moreSecurity Affairs

Zerodium offers $2 Million for remote iOS jailbreaks, and much moreSecurity Affairs

The zero-day broker Zerodium offers $2 million for remote iOS jailbreaks and $1 million for chat app exploits. Zerodiu ...
Nine 2019 Cybersecurity PredictionsSecurity Affairs

Nine 2019 Cybersecurity PredictionsSecurity Affairs

Wondering about the state of global cybersecurity in 2019? Wonder no more with these nine cybersecurity predictions for w ...
Tens of thousands of hot tubs are exposed to hackSecurity Affairs

Tens of thousands of hot tubs are exposed to hackSecurity Affairs

Experts from security firm Pen Test Partners reported that tens of thousands of hot tubs are currently vulnerable to cybe ...
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