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Copyfish Browser Extension Hijacked to Spew Spam

1 Srpen, 2017 - 14:00
Makers of Copyfish OCR software get taken on wild ride after code for its Chrome extension is stolen.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ShieldFS Can Detect Ransomware, Recover Files

31 Červenec, 2017 - 22:33
At Black Hat last week, an add-on Windows driver and filesystem called ShieldFS was unveiled that detects ransomware and recovers files.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Voting Machines Hacked with Ease at DEF CON

31 Červenec, 2017 - 21:24
Hackers at DEF CON last week exploited vulnerabilities in electronic pollbooks and voting machines with ease.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Android Banking Trojan Svpeng Adds Keylogger

31 Červenec, 2017 - 20:28
The authors behind the Android banking malware family Svpeng have added a keylogger to a recent strain, giving attackers yet another way to steal sensitive data.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Releases Outlook and Office Click-to-Run Patches

31 Červenec, 2017 - 19:00
Microsoft patched three new Outlook vulnerabilities and re-released updates from a broken June update.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How Google Shrunk The Android Attack Surface

31 Červenec, 2017 - 14:00
Google’s top Android engineer describes how the attack surface is shrinking on the mobile operating system.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Shorting-For-Profit Viable Business Model For Security Community

28 Červenec, 2017 - 13:20
MedSec CEO Justine Bone said shorting companies to profit off discovered vulnerabilities is a viable business model for the security community.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Attack Uses Docker Containers To Hide, Persist, Plant Malware

28 Červenec, 2017 - 01:30
Abuse of the Docker API allows remote code execution on targeted system, which enables hackers to escalate and persists thanks to novel attacks called Host Rebinding Attack and Shadow Containers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ShadowBrokers Remain an Enigma

27 Červenec, 2017 - 21:31
As we approach the first anniversary of the ShadowBrokers, their true identity and source of their stolen NSA exploits remains a mystery.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Study Quantifies Ransomware Profits

27 Červenec, 2017 - 18:00
A ransomware study released Google revealed the malware earned criminals $25 million over the past two years.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

APT Group Uses Catfish Technique To Ensnare Victims

27 Červenec, 2017 - 16:00
APT Cobalt Gypsy or OilRig, used a fake persona called "Mia Ash" to ensnare tech-savvy workers in the oil and gas industry into downloading PupyRAT malware.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Android Spyware Still Collects PII Despite Outcry

27 Červenec, 2017 - 02:57
Spyware called Adups found on millions of low-end phones is still collecting personal identifiable information of users despite public outcry.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Vulnerable Radiation Monitoring Devices Won’t Be Patched

27 Červenec, 2017 - 01:00
Three radiation monitoring device vendors will not patch a handful of vulnerabilities that could be abused by hackers, including a backdoor that affords high privileges on one device.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Facebook Security Boss: Empathy, Inclusion Must Come to Security

26 Červenec, 2017 - 20:33
At Black Hat, Facebook CSO Alex Stamos' keynote message was one of bringing empathy and inclusion to security, and that it's time to stop being insular.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Windows SMB Zero Day to Be Disclosed During DEF CON

26 Červenec, 2017 - 15:00
Microsoft has said it will not patch a two-decade-old Windows SMB vulnerability, called SMBloris because it behaves comparably to the Slowloris attacks. The flaw will be disclosed and demonstrated during DEF CON.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security