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Nintendo Switches Hacked to Run Linux—Unpatchable Exploit Released

Two separate teams of security researchers have published working proof-of-concept exploits for an unpatchable vulnerability in Nvidia's Tegra line of embedded processors that comes on all currently available Nintendo Switch consoles. Dubbed Fusée Gelée and ShofEL2, the exploits lead to a coldboot execution hack that can be leveraged by device owners to install Linux, run unofficial games, …

Datum: 24. 4. 2018

Stealing Bitcoin Wallet Keys From Air-Gapped Computers (Cold Storage)

A team of security researchers at Israel's Ben Gurion University, who previously demonstrated various methods to steal data from an air-gapped computer, has now published new research called "BeatCoin." BeatCoin is not a new hacking technique; instead, an experiment wherein researchers demonstrate how all previously discovered out-of-band communication methods can be used to steal private …

Datum: 24. 4. 2018

Hackers Behind Healthcare Espionage Infect X-Ray and MRI Machines

Security researchers have uncovered a new hacking group that is aggressively targeting healthcare organizations and related sectors across the globe to conduct corporate espionage. Dubbed "Orangeworm," the hacking group has been found installing a wormable trojan on machines hosting software used for controlling high-tech imaging devices, such as X-Ray and MRI machines, as well as machines …

Datum: 23. 4. 2018

Flaw in LinkedIn AutoFill Plugin Lets Third-Party Sites Steal Your Data

Not just Facebook, a new vulnerability discovered in Linkedin's popular AutoFill functionality found leaking its users' sensitive information to third party websites without the user even knowing about it. LinkedIn provides an AutoFill plugin for a long time that other websites can use to let LinkedIn users quickly fill in profile data, including their full name, phone number, email address, …

Datum: 21. 4. 2018

British Schoolboy Who Hacked CIA Director Gets 2-Year Prison Term

The British teenager who managed to hack into the online accounts of several high-profile US government employees sentenced to two years in prison on Friday. Kane Gamble, now 18, hacked into email accounts of former CIA director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former FBI Deputy Director Mark Giuliano, and other senior FBI officials—all from his parent's …

Datum: 21. 4. 2018

Over 2 Million Users Installed Malicious Ad Blockers From Chrome Store

If you have installed any of the below-mentioned Ad blocker extension in your Chrome browser, you could have been hacked. A security researcher has spotted five malicious ad blockers extension in the Google Chrome Store that had already been installed by at least 20 million users. Unfortunately, malicious browser extensions are nothing new. They often have access to everything you do online …

Datum: 19. 4. 2018

Facebook Plans to Build Its Own Chips For Hardware Devices

A new job opening post on Facebook suggests that the social network is forming a team to build its own hardware chips, joining other tech titans like Google, Apple, and Amazon in becoming more self-reliant. According to the post, Facebook is looking for an expert in ASIC and FPGA—two custom silicon designs to help it evaluate, develop and drive next-generation technologies within Facebook— …

Datum: 19. 4. 2018

'iTunes Wi-Fi Sync' Feature Could Let Attackers Hijack Your iPhone, iPad Remotely

Be careful while plugging your iPhone into a friend's laptop for a quick charge or sharing selected files. Researchers at Symantec have issued a security warning for iPhone and iPad users about a new attack, which they named "TrustJacking," that could allow someone you trust to remotely take persistent control of, and extract data from your Apple device. Apple provides an iTunes Wi-Fi sync …

Datum: 19. 4. 2018

Another Critical Flaw Found In Drupal Core—Patch Your Sites Immediately

It's time to update your Drupal websites, once again. For the second time within a month, Drupal has been found vulnerable to another critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to pull off advanced attacks including cookie theft, keylogging, phishing and identity theft. Discovered by the Drupal security team, the open source content management framework is vulnerable to …

Datum: 19. 4. 2018

Critical Unpatched RCE Flaw Disclosed in LG Network Storage Devices

If you have installed a network-attached storage device manufactured by LG Electronics, you should take it down immediately, read this article carefully and then take appropriate action to protect your sensitive data. A security researcher has revealed complete technical details of an unpatched critical remote command execution vulnerability in various LG NAS device models that could let …

Datum: 18. 4. 2018

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