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Fraudsters Using GiftGhostBot Botnet to Steal Gift Card Balances

Gift cards have once again caused quite a headache for retailers, as cyber criminals are using a botnet to break into and steal cash from money-loaded gift cards provided by major retailers around the globe. Dubbed GiftGhostBot, the new botnet specialized in gift card fraud is an advanced persistent bot (APB) that has been spotted in the wild by cyber security firm Distil Networks. …

Datum: 25. 3. 2017

Google Chrome to Distrust Symantec SSLs for Mis-issuing 30,000 EV Certificates

Google announced its plans to punish Symantec by gradually distrusting its SSL certificates after the company was caught improperly issuing 30,000 Extended Validation (EV) certificates over the past few years. The Extended Validation (EV) status of all certificates issued by Symantec-owned certificate authorities will no longer be recognized by the Chrome browser for at least a year until …

Datum: 24. 3. 2017

US Senate Just Voted to Let ISPs Sell Your Web Browsing Data Without Permission

The ISPs can now sell certain sensitive data like your browsing history without permission, thanks to the US Senate. The US Senate on Wednesday voted, with 50 Republicans for it and 48 Democrats against, to roll back a set of broadband privacy regulations passed by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) last year when it was under Democratic leadership. In October, the Federal …

Datum: 24. 3. 2017

Exclusive: Wikileaks reveals CIA's MacOS and iPhone Hacking Techniques

As part of its "Vault 7" series, Wikileaks has just released another batch of classified information that focused on exploits, hacking tools and techniques CIA created to hack Apple MacBook and iOS devices. Dubbed "Dark Matter," this second batch of CIA revelation contains five documents on Mac and iPhone hacks developed by the CIA. The hacking tools and techniques were developed by the …

Datum: 23. 3. 2017

Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Developing and Distributing Citadel Trojan

A Russian man accused of developing and distributing the Citadel malware, which infected nearly 11 Million computers globally and caused over $500 Million in losses, has finally pleaded guilty to charges of computer fraud. Mark Vartanyan, 29, who was very well known as "Kolypto," pleaded guilty in an Atlanta courtroom on Monday to charges related to computer fraud and is now co-operating with …

Datum: 23. 3. 2017

Hackers Using Fake Cellphone Towers to Spread Android Banking Trojan

Chinese Hackers have taken Smishing attack to the next level, using rogue cell phone towers to distribute Android banking malware via spoofed SMS messages. SMiShing — phishing attacks sent via SMS — is a type of attack wherein fraudsters use number spoofing attack to send conceiving bogus messages to trick mobile users into downloading a malware app onto their smartphones or lures victims …

Datum: 22. 3. 2017

Hackers Threaten to Remotely Wipe 300 Million iPhones Unless Apple Pays Ransom

If you use iCloud to sync your Apple devices, your private data may be at risk of getting exposed or deleted by April 7th. It has been found that a mischievous group of hackers claiming to have access to over 300 million iCloud accounts is threatening Apple to remotely wipe data from those millions of Apple devices unless Apple pays it $75,000 in crypto-currency or $100,000 worth of iTunes …

Datum: 22. 3. 2017

Unpatchable 'DoubleAgent' Attack Can Hijack All Windows Versions — Even Your Antivirus!

A team of security researchers from Cybellum, an Israeli zero-day prevention firm, has discovered a new Windows vulnerability that could allow hackers to take full control of your computer. Dubbed DoubleAgent, the new injecting code technique works on all versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems, starting from Windows XP to the latest release of Windows 10. What's worse? DoubleAgent …

Datum: 22. 3. 2017

Searching for Leaked Celebrity Photos? Don't Blindly Click that Fappening Link!

Are you curiously googling or searching torrents for nude photos or videos of Emma Watson, Amanda Seyfried, Rose McGowan, or any other celebrities leaked in The Fappenning 2.0? If yes, then beware, you should not click any link promising Fappenning celebrity photos. Cybercriminals often take advantage of news headlines in order to trap victims and trick them into following links that may …

Datum: 21. 3. 2017

Hacker Reveals Easiest Way to Hijack Privileged Windows User Session Without Password

You may be aware of the fact that a local Windows user with system rights and permissions can reset the password for other users, but did you know that a local user can also hijack other users' session without knowing their passwords? Alexander Korznikov, an Israeli security researcher, has recently demonstrated that a local privileged user can even hijack the session of any logged-in Windows …

Datum: 20. 3. 2017

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