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Can you have secrets online? This unusual pop-up shop will make you think again

8 Listopad, 2017 - 11:12
LinuxSecurity.com: Few are aware of their digital footprint and the extent to which their data is harvested, traded, and sold on a daily basis.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Apache OpenOffice: We're OK with not being super cool... PS: Watch out for that Mac bug

7 Listopad, 2017 - 13:50
LinuxSecurity.com: Version 4.1.4 did fix four security vulnerabilities, and that's one less than the five that appear to be outstanding for the software, based on two reported in the November 2016 minutes of Apache Foundation Board of Directors' meeting and three reported in the April 2017 minutes.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How Twitter Secretly Benefits From Bots and Fake Accounts

7 Listopad, 2017 - 10:48
LinuxSecurity.com: Twitter may have a fake accounts scandal on its hands. And it's remarkably similar to the scandal that rocked Wells Fargo last year. Leslie Miley, a former engineering manager at Twitter, described to Bloomberg on Friday how he uncovered a trove of spam accounts with IP addresses from Russia and Ukraine in 2015.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Homeless, fugitive hacker seeks asylum in Mexico

7 Listopad, 2017 - 10:41
LinuxSecurity.com: A homeless, fugitive hacker has asked Mexico for asylum, according to Operation Golden Eagle, an operation run by a group from the hacking collective Anonymous, as this hacker is allegedly one of the leaders of Anonymous.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers Poison Google Search Results to Deliver Zeus Panda

6 Listopad, 2017 - 11:26
LinuxSecurity.com: Most people use Google to search for answers but don't know the results aren't always safe. Attackers have begun to exploit this reliance on Google by using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to populate search results with malicious links and distribute the Zeus Panda Banking Trojan through a compromised Word document.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

A draft US law to secure election computers that isn't braindead. Well, I'm stunned! I gotta lie dow

6 Listopad, 2017 - 11:22
LinuxSecurity.com: A law bill was introduced today to the US Senate designed to safeguard American elections from hacking by miscreants or manipulation by Russian or other foreign agents.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WAFNinja - Web Application Firewall Attack Tool - WAF Bypass

3 Listopad, 2017 - 10:51
LinuxSecurity.com: WAFNinja is a Python-based Web Application Firewall Attack Tool designed to help penetration testers execute WAF bypass by automating the steps necessary to bypass input validation.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Unencrypted USB stick with 2.5GB of data detailing airport security found in street

3 Listopad, 2017 - 10:38
LinuxSecurity.com: If you were to see a USB flash drive just lying in the parking lot at work, then it would be a good bet that the USB stick was part of a pen tester's trick to get inside a company's network or a company's test to determine which employee plugged it into a work PC and needs to attend awareness training.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

If your websites use WordPress, put down that coffee and upgrade to 4.8.3.

2 Listopad, 2017 - 11:44
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated WordPress has a security patch out for a programming blunder that you should apply ASAP.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers abusing digital certs smuggle malware past security scanners

2 Listopad, 2017 - 11:28
LinuxSecurity.com: Malware writers are widely abusing stolen digital code-signing certificates, according to new research. Malware that is signed with compromised certificates creates a means for hackers to bypass system protection mechanisms based on code signing.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Official list of hacker and cyber crime movies

2 Listopad, 2017 - 11:27
LinuxSecurity.com: The silver screen may prove to be the silver lining for the cybersecurity industry's biggest problem: the cybersecurity workforce shortage.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Introducing GoCrack: A Managed Password Cracking Tool

2 Listopad, 2017 - 11:07
LinuxSecurity.com: FireEye's Innovation and Custom Engineering (ICE) team released a tool today called GoCrack that allows red teams to efficiently manage password cracking tasks across multiple GPU servers by providing an easy-to-use, web-based real-time UI (Figure 1 shows the dashboard) to create, view, and manage tasks.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

SSHGuard 2.1 Released

31 Říjen, 2017 - 13:52
LinuxSecurity.com: Thanks to Daniel Aleksandersen for sending this in. SSHGuard is an intrusion prevention utility that parses logs and automatically blocks misbehaving IP addresses (or their subnets) with the system firewall.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

USB stick found in West London contained Heathrow security data

31 Říjen, 2017 - 09:41
LinuxSecurity.com: Detailed security arrangements for London Heathrow airport, including the Queen's precise route every time she passes through, were found on a USB stick left in a West London street, according to reports.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Fine, OK, no backdoors, says Deputy AG. Just keep PLAINTEXT copies of everyone's messages

31 Říjen, 2017 - 09:40
LinuxSecurity.com: The US Deputy Attorney General has told business leaders that Uncle Sam won't demand mandatory backdoors in encryption - so long as companies can cough up an unencrypted copy of every message, call, photo or other form of communications they handle.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mozilla devs discuss ditching Dutch CA, because cryptowars

30 Říjen, 2017 - 09:58
LinuxSecurity.com: Concerns at the effect of The Netherlands' new security laws could result in the country's certificate authority being pulled from Mozilla's trust list.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google slides DNS privacy into 'Droid developer stream

27 Říjen, 2017 - 10:58
LinuxSecurity.com: Android users might get better protection for their browsing records, if a Google experiment takes off.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Little Black Box That Took Over Piracy

27 Říjen, 2017 - 10:51
LinuxSecurity.com: The Kodi box pitch is hard to resist. A little black plastic square, in look not much different from a Roku or Apple TV, and similar in function as well. This streamer, though, offers something those others never will: Free access to practically any show or movie you can dream of. No rental fees. No subscriptions. Just type in the name of a blockbuster, and start watching a high-definition stream in seconds.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft's new open source tool can scan your website for security and performance headaches

26 Říjen, 2017 - 10:14
LinuxSecurity.com: Microsoft's Edge browser team has released an open source 'linting' tool and a site scanner to help web developers secure their sites and keep up with evolving web standards.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Increase your network security: Deploy a honeypot

25 Říjen, 2017 - 12:03
LinuxSecurity.com: Have you ever wondered how a hacker breaks into a live system? Would you like to keep any potential attacker occupied so you can gather information about him without the use of a production system? Would you like to immediately detect when an attacker attempts to log into your system or retrieve data?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security