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Hackers hijack Coinhive cryptocurrency miner through an old password

25 Říjen, 2017 - 12:02 Coinhive has admitted to a security breach leading to hackers hijacking cryptocurrency mining scripts on legitimate websites.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why Patching Software Is Hard: Organizational Challenges

25 Říjen, 2017 - 12:01 The Equifax breach shows how large companies can stumble when it comes to patching. Organizational problems can prevent best practices from being enforced. Second of a two-part post.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

DDoS Attack Takes Czech Election Sites Offline

24 Říjen, 2017 - 10:12 Two websites run by the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) were taken offline after a DDoS attack at the weekend tried to disrupt reporting of the country's parliamentary elections. The results of the election, held on Friday and Saturday, were posted to the sites; showing billionaire Andrej Babi' populist ANO party with the largest share of the vote at nearly 30%.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google: This surge in Chrome HTTPS traffic shows how much safer you now are online

23 Říjen, 2017 - 13:48 Google's efforts to knock the web into a state of HTTPS-by-default is showing signs of working, with a significant rise in HTTPS traffic on Chrome on Android, Windows, Mac, and Chrome OS.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers target security researchers with malware-laden document

23 Říjen, 2017 - 13:47 State-backed hackers are apparently targeting security researchers with their latest campaign, which uses a document advertising a cybersecurity conference as the lure.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security