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Facebook Open Sources Fizz — TLS 1.3 Library For Speed and Security

7 Srpen, 2018 - 14:10
Facebook has open sourced Fizz—a library designed to help developers implement TLS 1.3 protocol with all recommended security and performance related configurations. Since late last month, Google Chrome web browser has started marking all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' in an effort to make the web a more secure place, forcing website administrators to switch to HTTPS. TLS 1.3 is the
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TSMC Chip Maker Blames WannaCry Malware for Production Halt

7 Srpen, 2018 - 11:03
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)—the world's largest makers of semiconductors and processors—was forced to shut down several of its chip-fabrication factories over the weekend after being hit by a computer virus. Now, it turns out that the computer virus outbreak at Taiwan chipmaker was the result of a variant of WannaCry—a massive ransomware attack that wreaked havoc across
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Google Android P is officially called Android 9 Pie

6 Srpen, 2018 - 21:41
If you have bet on Peppermint, Pancake or Pastry for "P" in the next version of Google's mobile operating system, sorry guys you lose because Android P stands for Android Pie. Yes, the next version of sugary snack-themed Android and the successor to Android Oreo will now be known as Android 9.0 Pie, and it has officially arrived, Google revealed on Monday. Android 9 Pie — 5 Best New
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Fortnite APK Download for Android Won't Be Available on Google Play Store

6 Srpen, 2018 - 11:55
There's both good news and bad news for Fortnite game lovers. Fortnite, one of the most popular games in the world right now, is coming to Android devices very soon, but players would not be able to download Fortnite APK from the Google Play Store. Instead, Epic Games software development company has confirmed the Fortnite APK for Android will be available for download exclusively only
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iPhone Chip Supplier TSMC Stops Production After Computer Virus Attack

6 Srpen, 2018 - 09:09
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)—Apple's sole supplier of SoC components for iPhones and iPads, and Qualcomm's major manufacturing partner—shut down several of its chip-fabrication factories Friday night after being hit by a computer virus. The world's largest makers of semiconductors and processors TSMC lost an entire day of production after several of its factories systems
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Symfony Flaw Leaves Drupal Sites Vulnerable to Hackers—Patch Now

3 Srpen, 2018 - 13:13
It's time to update your Drupal websites. Drupal, the popular open-source content management system, has released a new version of its software to patch a security bypass vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to take control of the affected websites. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-14773, resides in a component of a third-party library, called Symfony HttpFoundation
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Hackers Infect Over 200,000 MikroTik Routers With Crypto Mining Malware

3 Srpen, 2018 - 11:16
Security researchers have discovered at least three massive malware campaigns exploiting hundreds of thousands of unpatched MikroTik routers to secretly install cryptocurrency miners on computers connected to them. In all, the malware campaigns have compromised more than 210,000 routers from Latvian network hardware provider Mikrotik across the world, with the number still increasing as of
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Reddit Hacked – Emails, Passwords, Private Messages Stolen

3 Srpen, 2018 - 10:37
Another day, another significant data breach. This time the victim is Reddit... seems someone is really pissed off with Reddit's account ban policy or bias moderators. Reddit social media network today announced that it suffered a security breach in June that exposed some of its users' data, including their current email addresses and an old 2007 database backup containing usernames and hashed
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CCleaner Adds Data Collection Feature With No Way to Opt-Out

2 Srpen, 2018 - 22:16
Like many others, do you also believe that the popular system-cleaning tool CCleaner was performing well before Avast acquired the software from Piriform last year? If yes, then pop-up advertisements in the previous CCleaner software version was not the last thing you have to deal with. Avast has released a new version of CCleaner 5.45 that not only always runs in the background, but also
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3 Carbanak (FIN7) Hackers Charged With Stealing 15 Million Credit Cards

2 Srpen, 2018 - 10:50
Three members of one of the world's largest cybercrime organizations that stole over a billion euros from banks across the world over the last five years have been indicted and charged with 26 felony counts, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday. The three suspects are believed to be members of the organized Russian cybercrime group known as FIN7, the hackers group behind Carbanak and
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Google Secretly Planning to Launch a Censored Search Engine in China

1 Srpen, 2018 - 15:29
After an eight-year-long absence from the most populated country in the world, Google search is going to dramatically make a comeback in China. Google is reportedly planning to launch a censored version of its search engine in China that is going to blacklist certain websites and search terms to comply with Chinese government’s attempts to censor the Internet, a whistleblower revealed.
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NSO Spyware Targets Saudi Human Rights Activists and Researchers

1 Srpen, 2018 - 12:32
Amnesty International, one of the most prominent non-profit human rights organizations in the world, claims one of its staff members has been targeted by a sophisticated surveillance tool made by Israel's NSO Group. The NSO Group is an Israeli firm that's mostly known for selling high-tech spyware and surveillance malware capable of remotely cracking into Apple's iPhones and Google's Android
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SamSam Ransomware Attacks Extorted Nearly $6 Million

31 Červenec, 2018 - 18:19
Ransomware has become a multimillion-dollar black market business for cybercriminals, and SamSam being a great example. New research revealed that the SamSam ransomware had extorted nearly $6 million from its victims since December 2015, when the cyber gang behind the ransomware started distributing the malware in the wild. Researchers at Sophos have tracked Bitcoin addresses owned by the
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Cisco Certification Training Courses | Ultimate 9-Part Bundle

31 Červenec, 2018 - 15:32
With the migration of governments and enterprises towards controller-based architectures, the role of a core network engineer has become more important than ever. Today, majority of interconnected wide area networks (WANs) and local area networks (LANs) in the world run on Cisco routers and other Cisco networking equipments, and therefore most organizations need network engineers to maintain
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Dixons Carphone Data Breach Affects 10 Million Customers

31 Červenec, 2018 - 13:04
Dixons Carphone's 2017 data breach was worse than initially anticipated. In an announcement on Monday, Dixons Carphone, one of the largest consumer electronics and telecommunication retailers in Europe, admitted that the breach affected around 10 million customers, up from an initial estimate of 1.2 million people the company acknowledged back in June. <!-- adsense --> The company, which has
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Activist Leaks 11,000 Private Messages from WikiLeaks' Twitter Chats

31 Červenec, 2018 - 08:42
An activist has just leaked thousands of private messages of an organization that's been known to publishing others' secrets. More than 11,000 direct messages from a Twitter group used by WikiLeaks and around 10 close supporters have been posted online by journalist and activist Emma Best, exposing private chats between 2015 and 2017. The leaked chats have been referenced by American media
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Boys Town Healthcare Data Breach Exposed Personal Details of Patients

30 Červenec, 2018 - 18:49
Another day, Another data breach! This time-sensitive and personal data of hundreds of thousands of people at Boys Town National Research Hospital have been exposed in what appears to be the largest ever reported breach by a pediatric care provider or children's hospital. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, the breach incident affected
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KICKICO Hacked: Cybercriminal Steals $7.7 Million from ICO Platform

30 Červenec, 2018 - 16:30
Again some bad news for cryptocurrency users. KICKICO, a blockchain-based initial coin offering (ICO) support platform, has fallen victim to a suspected cyber attack and lost more than 70 million KICK tokens (or KickCoins) worth an estimated $7.7 million. In a statement released on its Medium post on July 26, the company acknowledged the security breach, informing its customers that an
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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Android Apps From the Play Store

27 Červenec, 2018 - 13:55
Following Apple's lead in banning cryptocurrency mining apps, Google has also updated its Play Store policy this week to ban apps that mine cryptocurrencies on users' devices in the background. However, there are countless cryptocurrency mining apps, including MinerGate, AA Miner, NeoNeonMiner, and Crypto Miner, still available on the Play Store. Cryptocurrency mining is not a new concept,
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NetSpectre — New Remote Spectre Attack Steals Data Over the Network

27 Červenec, 2018 - 10:42
A team of security researchers has discovered a new Spectre attack that can be launched over the network, unlike all other Spectre variants that require some form of local code execution on the target system. Dubbed "NetSpectre," the new remote side-channel attack, which is related to Spectre variant 1, abuses speculative execution to perform bounds-check bypass and can be used to defeat
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