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IoT Security Disconnect: As Attacks Spike, Device Patching Still Lags

6 Březen, 2018 - 18:43
More than half of businesses have faced IoT-related attacks, yet only a third consider IoT cyber security “very important.”
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cryptomining Gold Rush: One Gang Rakes In $7M Over 6 Months

5 Březen, 2018 - 11:00
Report outlines lucrative rise of nefarious cryptomining groups and their complex new business models.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Equifax Adds 2.4 Million More People to List of Those Impacted By 2017 Breach

2 Březen, 2018 - 21:12
Equifax said that an additional 2.4 million Americans have been impacted by a 2017 data breach, bringing the total of those implicated to around 148 million people.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

In Wake of ‘Biggest-Ever’ DDoS Attack, Experts Say Brace For More

2 Březen, 2018 - 18:06
This week's DDoS attack against GitHub is a harbinger of attacks to come that will use the highly effective memcached amplification technique, say experts.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Bug in HP Remote Management Tool Leaves Servers Open to Attack

1 Březen, 2018 - 23:56
Firmware versions of HPE’s remote management hardware iLO3 have an unauthenticated remote denial of service vulnerability.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Sophisticated RedDrop Malware Targets Android Phones

1 Březen, 2018 - 21:40
A new strain of mobile malware found on an array of apps can pull out sensitive data – including audio recordings – from Android phones.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ad Network Circumvents Ad-Blocking Tools To Run In-Browser Cryptojacker Scripts

1 Březen, 2018 - 18:40
Researchers say cyrptojackers are bypassing ad-blocking software in an attempt to run in-browser cyrptocurrency miner Coinhive.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Misconfigured Memcached Servers Abused to Amplify DDoS Attacks

28 Únor, 2018 - 21:55
Over the past few days researchers say DDoS attacks have been using memcached servers to amplify DDoS attacks using UDP-based packets.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Intel Releases Updated Spectre Fixes For Broadwell and Haswell Chips

28 Únor, 2018 - 15:59
Intel has issued stable microcode to help protect its Broadwell and Haswell chips from the Spectre Variant 2 security exploits.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Massive Malspam Campaign Targets Unpatched Systems

27 Únor, 2018 - 23:55
Morphisec said that it has detected several malicious word documents – part of a “massive” malspam campaign – that takes advantage of a critical Adobe Flash Player vulnerability discovered earlier this month.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WordPress Users Warned of Malware Masquerading as ionCube Files

27 Únor, 2018 - 20:52
Researchers have found sneaky encoded malware targeting WordPress and Joomla sites that pretends to be ionCube files.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Remote Code Execution Bug Patched in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

27 Únor, 2018 - 18:46
A remote code execution security flaw has been patched in one of the latest versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Apple Tackles Cellebrite Unlock Claims, Sort Of

27 Únor, 2018 - 15:35
In the wake of claims an Israeli company Cellebrite has developed an unlocking tool for any iPhone, Apple is urging customers to upgrade to the latest version of iOS 11.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Revamp of ‘Pwned Passwords’ Boosts Privacy and Size of Database

26 Únor, 2018 - 20:07
Troy Hunt has expanded his Pwned Passwords tool with 80 million more passwords, to help users find if their passwords have been compromised.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Drupal Patches Critical Bug That Leaves Platform Open to XSS Attack

23 Únor, 2018 - 23:13
Drupal has patched several vulnerabilities – both moderately critical and critical – in two versions of its content management system platform.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security