Category: Security

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Hundreds of Instagram accounts were hijacked in a coordinated attackSecurity Affairs

Hundreds of Instagram accounts were hijacked in a coordinated attackSecurity Affairs

Hundreds of Instagram accounts were hijacked in what appears to be the result of a coordinated attack, all the accounts sh ...
Foreshadow Attacks – experts found 3 new Intel CPU side-channel flawsSecurity Affairs

Foreshadow Attacks – experts found 3 new Intel CPU side-channel flawsSecurity Affairs

Foreshadow Attacks – Security researchers disclosed the details of three new speculative execution side-channel attacks th ...
Patch Tuesday, August 2018 Edition — Krebs on Security

Patch Tuesday, August 2018 Edition — Krebs on Security

Adobe and Microsoft each released security updates for their software on Tuesday. Adobe plugged five security holes in its Flash Player br ...
Verses raises $6 million to set up blockchain-based property rights in augmented reality

Verses raises $6 million to set up blockchain-based property rights in augmented reality

Verses has launched a protocol for virtual and augmented reality so that it can establish ownership of virtual real estate, 3D space, and other ...
August 2018 Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes two flaws exploited in attacks in the wildSecurity Affairs

August 2018 Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes two flaws exploited in attacks in the wildSecurity Affairs

Microsoft Patch Tuesday update for August 2018 addresses a total of 60 vulnerabilities, two of which are actively exploite ...
Key Reuse opens to attacks on IPsec IKE, Cisco and Huawei products are affectedSecurity Affairs

Key Reuse opens to attacks on IPsec IKE, Cisco and Huawei products are affectedSecurity Affairs

Security expert demonstrated that reusing a key pair across different versions and modes of IPsec IKE open the doors to at ...
Criptext‘s Mizrachi escapes from a Colombian prison to launch a secure email platform

Criptext‘s Mizrachi escapes from a Colombian prison to launch a secure email platform

Of all the locations you would expect a secure, encrypted email service to emerge, a Colombian prison is possibly the most bizarre. Based on the ...
Google tracks users’ positions even if they have disabled the “Location History”Security Affairs

Google tracks users’ positions even if they have disabled the “Location History”Security Affairs

According to the AP, many Google services on both Android and iPhone store records of user location even if the users have ...
ICS-CERT warns of critical flaws in NetComm industrial routersSecurity Affairs

ICS-CERT warns of critical flaws in NetComm industrial routersSecurity Affairs

Security researcher has found two critical vulnerabilities in the industrial routers manufactured by the Australian compan ...
Oracle warns of CVE-2018-3110 Critical flaw in Database product, patch it nowSecurity Affairs

Oracle warns of CVE-2018-3110 Critical flaw in Database product, patch it nowSecurity Affairs

Last week Oracle disclosed a critical vulnerability in its Oracle Database product, the issue trac ...
Apple zero-day exposes macOS to Synthetic Mouse-Click attacksSecurity Affairs

Apple zero-day exposes macOS to Synthetic Mouse-Click attacksSecurity Affairs

Patrick Wardle, the popular white hat hacker, has discovered a zero-day vulnerability that could a ...
FBI Warns of ‘Unlimited’ ATM Cashout Blitz — Krebs on Security

FBI Warns of ‘Unlimited’ ATM Cashout Blitz — Krebs on Security

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning banks that cybercriminals are preparing to carry out a highly choreographed, global f ...
Check Point shows hackers can infiltrate networks via fax machines

Check Point shows hackers can infiltrate networks via fax machines

Check Point Research has shown that hackers can infiltrate any home or corporate network by exploiting weaknesses in all-in-one printer fax mach ...
DNS Hijacking targets Brazilian financial institutionsSecurity Affairs

DNS Hijacking targets Brazilian financial institutionsSecurity Affairs

Crooks are targeting DLink DSL modem routers in Brazil to redirect users to fake bank websites by  ...
Unsecured AWS S3 Bucket exposed sensitive data on 31,000 GoDaddy serversSecurity Affairs

Unsecured AWS S3 Bucket exposed sensitive data on 31,000 GoDaddy serversSecurity Affairs

UpGuard discovered an unsecured GoDaddy’s Amazon S3 bucket containing sensitive information relate ...
McAfee researchers falsify a patient’s vital signs in real-time

McAfee researchers falsify a patient’s vital signs in real-time

McAfee’s security researchers announced at the Defcon hacker event in Las Vegas this week that they were able to hack into a medical network and ...
The Shadow Market Is Flooded with Cheap Mining SoftwareSecurity Affairs

The Shadow Market Is Flooded with Cheap Mining SoftwareSecurity Affairs

Group-IB is recording new outbreaks of illegal mining (cryptojacking) threats in the networks of c ...
Experts explained how to hack macs in enterprises through MDMSecurity Affairs

Experts explained how to hack macs in enterprises through MDMSecurity Affairs

Researchers demonstrated how a sophisticated threat actor can hack a brand new Apple Mac computer ...
Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 previews and almost aligns their features

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 previews and almost aligns their features

Microsoft today released two new Windows 10 previews for PCs. The first build, which contains only bug fixes, is from the RS5 branch, which repr ...
Anonymous deals with its QAnon branding problem

Anonymous deals with its QAnon branding problem

Take me down to the Virus CityThe branding problem is real. QAnon insists they are the "real" Anonymous, a ...
ProBeat: Android adoption needs a bigger slice of Pie

ProBeat: Android adoption needs a bigger slice of Pie

When Google unveiled the name Android Pie this week and started rolling out the latest and greatest version of its mobile operating system, ther ...
The analysis of the code reuse revealed many links between North Korea malwareSecurity Affairs

The analysis of the code reuse revealed many links between North Korea malwareSecurity Affairs

Security researchers at Intezer and McAfee have conducted a joint investigation that allowed them ...
Social Mapper – Correlate social media profiles with facial recognitionSecurity Affairs

Social Mapper – Correlate social media profiles with facial recognitionSecurity Affairs

Trustwave developed Social Mapper an Open Source Tool that uses facial recognition to correlate so ...
Security expert discovered a bug that affects million Kaspersky VPN usersSecurity Affairs

Security expert discovered a bug that affects million Kaspersky VPN usersSecurity Affairs

A security issue exists in Kaspersky VPN <=v1.4.0.216 which leaks your DNS Address even after you’re connected to any virtual server. (Tested on A ...
DeepLocker – AI-powered malware are already among us

DeepLocker – AI-powered malware are already among us

Security researchers at IBM Research developed a “highly targeted and evasive” AI-powered malware ...
Windows 10 to get disposable sandboxes for dodgy apps

Windows 10 to get disposable sandboxes for dodgy apps

Microsoft is building a new Windows 10 sandboxing feature that will let users run untrusted software in a virtualized environme ...
McAfee and Intezer find links among North Korea’s malware families

McAfee and Intezer find links among North Korea’s malware families

North Korea’s cyberattacks have been well documented over the years. But a collaboration between McAfee and Intezer security researchers has sho ...
BIND DNS software includes a feature that could be abused to cause DoS conditionSecurity Affairs

BIND DNS software includes a feature that could be abused to cause DoS conditionSecurity Affairs

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) announced the presence of a serious flaw in the BIND DNS software that can be exploited by remote attackers to ...
Vulnerabilities in WhatsApp that allow to spread Fake News via group chatsSecurity Affairs

Vulnerabilities in WhatsApp that allow to spread Fake News via group chatsSecurity Affairs

WhatsApp has been found vulnerable to multiple security flaws that could allow malicious users to ...
Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with dark theme for File Explorer

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with dark theme for File Explorer

Microsoft today released a new preview for PCs with dark theme support in File Explorer and improvements to Narrator. This build is from the RS5 ...
Heartland Tech Weekly: How Duo Security built a $2.35 billion company in Ann Arbor

Heartland Tech Weekly: How Duo Security built a $2.35 billion company in Ann Arbor

Heartland communities now have another success story to cite when facing questions from skeptics about whether or not billion-dollar businesses ...
Snapchat source Code leaked after an iOS update exposed itSecurity Affairs

Snapchat source Code leaked after an iOS update exposed itSecurity Affairs

Hackers leaked the Snapchat source code on GitHub, after they attempted to contact the company for a reward. Hackers gained access to the source code ...
GitHub started warning users when adopting compromised credentialsSecurity Affairs

GitHub started warning users when adopting compromised credentialsSecurity Affairs

In order to improve the security of its users, the popular software code hosting service GitHub is ...
Ramnit contributes in creating a massive proxy botnet, tracked as ‘Black’ botnetSecurity Affairs

Ramnit contributes in creating a massive proxy botnet, tracked as ‘Black’ botnetSecurity Affairs

Security researchers at Checkpoint security have spotted a massive proxy botnet, tracked as ‘Black ...
Hacking WiFi Password in a few steps using a new attack on WPA/WPA2Security Affairs

Hacking WiFi Password in a few steps using a new attack on WPA/WPA2Security Affairs

A security researcher has devised a new WiFi hacking technique that could be exploited to easily c ...
Florida Man Arrested in SIM Swap Conspiracy — Krebs on Security

Florida Man Arrested in SIM Swap Conspiracy — Krebs on Security

Police in Florida have arrested a 25-year-old man accused of being part of a multi-state cyber fraud ring that hijacked mobile phone numbe ...
Liqueneq’s blockchain bank payments handle millions of transactions per second

Liqueneq’s blockchain bank payments handle millions of transactions per second

Swiss startup Liquineq has come up with a bank funds transfer platform that uses blockchain for security and scales to millions of transactions ...
TSMC Chip Maker confirms its facilities were infected with WannaCry ransomwareSecurity Affairs

TSMC Chip Maker confirms its facilities were infected with WannaCry ransomwareSecurity Affairs

TSMC shared further details on the attack and confirmed that its systems were infected with a vari ...
RiskSense raises $12 million to prioritize security risks — like safeguarding midterm elections

RiskSense raises $12 million to prioritize security risks — like safeguarding midterm elections

RiskSense has raised $12 million in a second round of financing to help customers prioritize cybersecurity risks. It’s also helping several U.S. ...
Duo Security created open tools and techniques to identify large Twitter botnetSecurity Affairs

Duo Security created open tools and techniques to identify large Twitter botnetSecurity Affairs

Researchers at security firm Duo Security have created a set of open source tools and disclosed te ...
Group-IB experts record a surge of user data leaks form cryptocurrency exchangesSecurity Affairs

Group-IB experts record a surge of user data leaks form cryptocurrency exchangesSecurity Affairs

Group-IB researchers have investigated user data leaks from cryptocurrency exchanges and has analy ...
HP releases firmware updates for two critical RCE flaws in Inkjet PrintersSecurity Affairs

HP releases firmware updates for two critical RCE flaws in Inkjet PrintersSecurity Affairs

HP has released firmware updates that address two critical remote code execution vulnerabilities i ...
Google reveals Android P is named Pie, begins rollout to Pixel phones

Google reveals Android P is named Pie, begins rollout to Pixel phones

Google today revealed Android P stands for Android Pie, succeeding Android Oreo, and pushed the latest source code to the Android Open Source Pr ...
Fortnite APK is coming soon, but it will not be available on the Google Play StoreSecurity Affairs

Fortnite APK is coming soon, but it will not be available on the Google Play StoreSecurity Affairs

Fortnite, the most popular game will be soon available for Android users but the Fortnite APK will ...
DoE announced the Liberty Eclipse exercise to test electrical grid Against …Security Affairs

DoE announced the Liberty Eclipse exercise to test electrical grid Against …Security Affairs

DoE announced the Liberty Eclipse exercise to test the electrical grid ‘s ability to recover from a blackout caused by cyberattacks. This is the first ...
website misconfiguration exposed applicant data for 16 monthsSecurity Affairs

website misconfiguration exposed applicant data for 16 monthsSecurity Affairs

TCM Bank announced that a Web site misconfiguration exposed applicant data for 16 months, between ...
ZombieBoy, a new Monero miner that allows to earn $1,000 on a monthly basisSecurity Affairs

ZombieBoy, a new Monero miner that allows to earn $1,000 on a monthly basisSecurity Affairs

A security researcher discovered a new crypto mining worm dubbed ZombieBoy that leverages several ...
Tech Support Scams improved with adoption of Call Optimization ServiceSecurity Affairs

Tech Support Scams improved with adoption of Call Optimization ServiceSecurity Affairs

Security experts from Symantec are warning of tech support scams abusing Call Optimization Service ...
Salesforce warns of API error that exposed Marketing dataSecurity Affairs

Salesforce warns of API error that exposed Marketing dataSecurity Affairs

The US Cloud-based customer relationship management software giant Salesforce is warning marketing ...
A malware paralyzed TSMC plants where also Apple produces its devicesSecurity Affairs

A malware paralyzed TSMC plants where also Apple produces its devicesSecurity Affairs

A virus has infected systems at several Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) factories on ...
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