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Ex-NSA Contractor Pleads Guilty to 20-Year-Long Theft of Classified Data

29 Březen, 2019 - 08:59
A former National Security Agency contractor—who stole an enormous amount of sensitive information from the agency and then stored it at his home and car for over two decades—today changed his plea to guilty. The theft was labeled as the largest heist of classified government material in America's history. Harold Thomas Martin III, a 54-year-old Navy veteran from Glen Burnie, abused his
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Advanced Breach Protection Demystified – Untold Truths On Security Beyond AV

28 Březen, 2019 - 18:00
Doing business in today's connected world means dealing with a continually evolving threat landscape. With potential losses due to downtime following a breach, plus valuable client and proprietary information at risk, most organizations realize they cannot afford to be complacent. This puts extra onus on security IT teams, who are continuously left scrambling, looking for the best way to
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Insecure UC Browser 'Feature' Lets Hackers Hijack Android Phones Remotely

28 Březen, 2019 - 14:16
Beware! If you are using UC Browser on your smartphones, you should consider uninstalling it immediately. Why? Because the China-made UC Browser contains a "questionable" ability that could be exploited by remote attackers to automatically download and execute code on your Android devices. Developed by Alibaba-owned UCWeb, UC Browser is one of the most popular mobile browsers, specifically
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Elfin Hacking Group Targets Multiple U.S. and Saudi Arabian Firms

28 Březen, 2019 - 10:18
An Iran-linked cyber-espionage group that has been found targeting critical infrastructure, energy and military sectors in Saudi Arabia and the United States two years ago continues targeting organizations in the two nations, Symantec reported on Wednesday. Widely known as APT33, which Symantec calls Elfin, the cyber-espionage group has been active since as early as late 2015 and targeted a wide
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Settings Let Hackers Easily Pentest Facebook, Instagram Mobile Apps

26 Březen, 2019 - 16:14
Facebook has introduced a new feature in its platform that has been designed to make it easier for bug bounty hunters to find security flaws in Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram Android applications. Since almost all Facebook-owned apps by default use security mechanisms such as Certificate Pinning to ensure integrity and confidentiality of the traffic, it makes it harder for white hat
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Latest iOS 12.2 Update Patches Some Serious Security Vulnerabilities

26 Březen, 2019 - 10:44
Apple on Monday released iOS 12.2 to patch a total of 51 security vulnerabilities in its mobile operating system that affects iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation. A majority of vulnerabilities Apple patched this month reside in its web rendering engine WebKit, which is used by many apps and web browsers running on the Apple's operating system. According to
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Warning: ASUS Software Update Server Hacked to Distribute Malware

25 Březen, 2019 - 18:39
Remember the CCleaner hack? CCleaner hack was one of the largest supply chain attacks that infected more than 2.3 million users with a backdoored version of the software in September 2017. Security researchers today revealed another massive supply chain attack that compromised over 1 million computers manufactured by Taiwan-based tech giant ASUS. <!-- adsense --> A group of state-sponsored
Kategorie: Hacking & Security