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Emoji Attack Can Kill Skype for Business Chat

16 Listopad, 2018 - 22:25
The "Kitten of Doom" denial-of-service attack is easy to carry out.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Gmail Glitch Offers Stealthy Trick for Phishing Attacks

16 Listopad, 2018 - 20:39
The issue comes from how Gmail automatically files messages into the "Sent" folder.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Critical WordPress Flaw Grants Admin Access to Any Registered Site User

16 Listopad, 2018 - 18:57
The privilege-escalation vulnerability would allow an attacker to inject malware, place ads and load custom code on an impacted website.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Lock-Screen Bypass Bug Quietly Patched in Handsets

16 Listopad, 2018 - 17:42
The flaw allows hackers to bypass handset lock screens in seconds.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

tRat Emerges as New Pet for APT Group TA505

15 Listopad, 2018 - 23:53
The modular malware seems to be in a testing phase, but TA505's interest made researchers take note.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Managing the Risk of IT-OT Convergence

15 Listopad, 2018 - 18:34
Why manufacturing and logistics are especially challenged.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Connected Wristwatch Allows Hackers to Stalk, Spy On Children

15 Listopad, 2018 - 18:04
"Our advice is to stop using this watch" as mitigations are not available, researchers told Threatpost.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ahead of Black Friday, Rash of Malware Families Takes Aim at Holiday Shoppers

15 Listopad, 2018 - 17:19
As consumers skip the store crowds in favor of online deals, cyberattackers have geared up to victimize them.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Bitcoin Giveaway Scam Balloons, with Google the Latest Victim

14 Listopad, 2018 - 23:39
A slew of verified Twitter accounts have been hijacked and altered, used to tweet out a bogus Bitcoin giveaway scam.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Pwn2Own Trifecta: Galaxy S9, iPhone X and Xiaomi Mi6 Fall to Hackers

14 Listopad, 2018 - 23:31
Hacker contest earns participants $325,000 based on the discovery of 18 vulnerabilities.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Siemens Patches Firewall Flaw That Put Operations at Risk

14 Listopad, 2018 - 18:40
The industrial company on Tuesday released mitigations for eight vulnerabilities overall.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Bug in Win7, Server 2008 and 2008 R2

13 Listopad, 2018 - 23:10
Microsoft’s November Patch Tuesday fixes include mitigation against a zero-day vulnerability leaving Windows 7, Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2 open to attack.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google’s G Suite, Search and Analytics Taken Down in Hijacking

13 Listopad, 2018 - 18:44
Google cloud business customers were impacted by a Border Gateway Protocol hijacking.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Unpatched Android OS Flaw Allows Adversaries to Track User Location

13 Listopad, 2018 - 18:03
The vulnerability is one of many with the same root cause: Cross-process information leakage.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Adobe Fixes Acrobat and Reader Flaw With Publicly-Available PoC

13 Listopad, 2018 - 17:44
Overall, the company released only three patches as part of its regularly-scheduled November update.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Podcast: IoT Firms Face a ‘Tidal Wave’ of Lawsuits, Attorney Explains

13 Listopad, 2018 - 15:39
An attorney in the infamous 2015 Jeep hack predicts that more lawsuits related to IoT security are looming in the future.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Emotet Campaign Ramps Up with Mass Email Harvesting Module

12 Listopad, 2018 - 23:07
The new variant can exfiltrate emails for a period going back 180 days, en masse.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

U.S. Chip Cards Are Being Compromised in the Millions

12 Listopad, 2018 - 18:50
A full 60 million U.S. cards were compromised in the past 12 months. While 93 percent of those were EMV chip-enabled, merchants continued to use mag stripes.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Malware-Laced App Lurked on Google Play For a Year

12 Listopad, 2018 - 18:13
Google Play’s policy prohibits apps or SDKs that download executable code, such as dex files or native code, from a source other than Google Play
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Boom in Facial Recognition Tech Prompts Privacy Alarms

12 Listopad, 2018 - 16:52
Tech advances are accelerating the use of facial recognition as a reliable and ubiquitous mass surveillance tool, privacy advocates warn.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security