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The Open-Source / Linux Highlights From OSTS 2019

18 Květen, 2019 - 18:19
We've had a number of articles covering the interesting news out of Intel's 2019 Open-Source Technology Summit (OSTS) held at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington. Here's a look back at the news out of the open-source event as well as some other smaller bits of information shared during the event.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Amazon granted patent for Bitcoin-style system to fight DDoS attacks

17 Květen, 2019 - 12:13
Cryptocurrency rumor mongers are likely to be dancing today as Amazon has successfully filed a patent for a Bitcoin-styled Proof-of-Work system. But dont get ahead of yourself, it doesn't look like the Seattle-based ecommerce giant will be accepting Bitcoin for payments.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Do Apple devices need anti-virus software?

16 Květen, 2019 - 17:57
Apples devices are far better defended against malware and viruses than other platforms, but does this mean they don't need anti-virus software?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Privacy concerns raised about upcoming Client-Hints web standard

16 Květen, 2019 - 17:51
Developers of the privacy-focused Brave browser have raised concerns last week about possible user privacy issues in Client-Hints, a new internet standard currently pending approval by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Opera will support multiple blockchains' in its browser, starting with TRON

15 Květen, 2019 - 11:54
Opera will soon be adding native support for the TRON blockchain in its cryptocurrency-focused browser.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

UPDATE NOW! Critical, remote, wormable' Windows vulnerability

15 Květen, 2019 - 11:50
Microsoft has issued a patch for a vulnerability in its Remote Desktop Services that can be exploited remotely, via RDP, without authentication and used to run arbitrary code:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Equifax Has Spent Nearly $1.4bn on Breach Costs

14 Květen, 2019 - 12:16
Equifax has incurred losses so far of over $1.35bn from a devastating 2017 breach which affected more than half of all Americans and millions of UK consumers, the firm revealed in its latest financials.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Update WhatsApp now! One call could give spies access to your phone

14 Květen, 2019 - 12:09
On Monday 13 May, Facebook revealed that an advanced cyber actor" has been spying on some users of its ridiculously popular WhatsApp messaging app, thanks to a zero-day vulnerability that allowed hackers to install spyware, silently, just by calling a victim's phone.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Study finds Android smartphones riddled with suspect bloatware'

13 Květen, 2019 - 12:59
One of the oft-discused downsides of choosing an Android device is the phenomenon of pre-loaded bloatware."
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Two people indicted for massive Anthem health data breach

13 Květen, 2019 - 12:50
The US thinks it knows whos behind the vast breach that siphoned off 78.8 million customer and employee records from US health insurer Anthem between 2014 and 2015.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Intel firmware boot verification bypass enables low-level backdoors

12 Květen, 2019 - 15:56
Researchers have found a new way to defeat the boot verification process for some Intel-based systems, but the technique can also impact other platforms and can be used to compromise machines in a stealthy and persistent way.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

3 Stories That Take Big Data and AI Beyond the Buzz

11 Květen, 2019 - 17:33
Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and big data seem to be the buzzwords of the decade. Were not just talking robots or autonomous cars - AI and ML's reach will surely be beyond that. What that really is has been yet to be determined, but the technology will surely stretch across all that SDxCentral covers including 5G, IoT, security, SDN, NFV, and monitoring.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Turkey fines Facebook for December 2018 API bug

11 Květen, 2019 - 17:26
The Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) fined Facebook today 1.65 million Turkish lira ($270,000) for an API bug that exposed personal photos of 300,000 Turkish users.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Only 0.25% of Reported Data Breaches Have Led to Fines Since GDPR

10 Květen, 2019 - 13:06
New data has discovered that a minute percentage of data breaches closed by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) since the GDPR came into force have resulted in monetary punishments.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mozilla offers research grant for a way to embed Tor inside Firefox

9 Květen, 2019 - 17:40
Mozilla is looking for a more efficient way of integrating Tor into Firefox, and the organization is willing to throw money at the problem.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Unpatched Flaw in UC Browser Apps Could Let Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks

8 Květen, 2019 - 12:57
A bug hunter has discovered and publicly disclosed details of an unpatched browser address bar spoofing vulnerability that affects popular Chinese UC Browser and UC Browser Mini apps for Android.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Googles case for privacy is more convincing than Facebook's

8 Květen, 2019 - 12:48
Google, the search giant which has made its business to make money off our digital habits, is getting serious about privacy.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

TRON critical security flaw could break the entire blockchain

7 Květen, 2019 - 11:40
A critical security flaw has been discovered in the TRON network which had the potential to render the ecosystem's blockchain useless.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Russian Nation-State Group Employs Custom Backdoor for Microsoft Exchange Server

7 Květen, 2019 - 11:35
A well-known Russian nation-state hacking group has been infiltrating the Microsoft Exchange email servers of its targeted victims since at least 2014 via a custom backdoor.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Looking Ahead To Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 News During Red Hat Summit 2019 Week

6 Květen, 2019 - 12:16
Kicking off Tuesday in Boston is Red Hat Summit 2019 where Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 could be released or at least hearing more about the company's plans for releasing this next major installment of RHEL.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security