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Bluetooth Hack Affects 20 Million Amazon Echo and Google Home Devices

Remember BlueBorne? A series of recently disclosed critical Bluetooth flaws that affect billions of Android, iOS, Windows and Linux devices have now been discovered in millions of AI-based voice-activated personal assistants, including Google Home and Amazon Echo. As estimated during the discovery of this devastating threat, several IoT and smart devices whose operating systems are often …

Datum: 16. 11. 2017

Forever 21 Warns Shoppers of Payment Card Breach at Some Stores

Another day, another data breach. This time a fast-fashion retailer has fallen victim to payment card breach. American clothes retailer Forever 21 announced on Tuesday that the company had suffered a security breach that allowed unknown hackers to gain unauthorized access to data from payment cards used at a number of its retail locations. The Los Angeles based company, which operates over …

Datum: 15. 11. 2017

17-Year-Old MS Office Flaw Lets Hackers Install Malware Without User Interaction

You should be extra careful when opening files in MS Office. When the world is still dealing with the threat of 'unpatched' Microsoft Office's built-in DDE feature, researchers have uncovered a serious issue with another Office component that could allow attackers to remotely install malware on targeted computers. The vulnerability is a memory-corruption issue that resides in all versions of …

Datum: 15. 11. 2017

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases Update to Fix 53 Vulnerabilities

It's Patch Tuesday—time to update your Windows devices. Microsoft has released a large batch of security updates as part of its November Patch Tuesday in order to fix a total of 53 new security vulnerabilities in various Windows products, 19 of which rated as critical, 31 important and 3 moderate. The vulnerabilities impact the Windows OS, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, …

Datum: 15. 11. 2017

Firefox 57 "Quantum" Released – 2x Faster Web Browser

It is time to give Firefox another chance. The Mozilla Foundation today announced the release of its much awaited Firefox 57, aka Quantum web browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which claims to defeat Google's Chrome. It is fast. Really fast. Firefox 57 is based on an entirely revamped design and overhauled core that includes a brand new next-generation CSS engine written in Mozilla’s Rust …

Datum: 14. 11. 2017

Google Begins Removing Play Store Apps Misusing Android Accessibility Services

Due to rise in malware and adware abusing Android accessibility services, Google has finally decided to take strict steps against the apps on its app platform that misuse this feature. Google has emailed Android app developers informing them that within 30 days, they must show how accessibility code used in their apps is helping disabled users or their apps will be removed from its Play Store …

Datum: 14. 11. 2017

OnePlus Left A Backdoor That Allows Root Access Without Unlocking Bootloader

Another terrible news for OnePlus users. Just over a month after OnePlus was caught collecting personally identifiable information on its users, the Chinese smartphone company has been found leaving a backdoor on almost all OnePlus handsets. A Twitter user, who goes by the name "Elliot Anderson" (named after Mr. Robot's main character), discovered a backdoor (an exploit) in all OnePlus …

Datum: 14. 11. 2017

Apple iPhone X's Face ID Hacked (Unlocked) Using 3D-Printed Mask

Just a week after Apple released its brand new iPhone X on November 3, a team of hackers has claimed to successfully hack Apple's Face ID facial recognition technology with a mask that costs less than $150. Yes, Apple's "ultra-secure" Face ID security for the iPhone X is not as secure as the company claimed during its launch event in September this year. "Apple engineering teams have even …

Datum: 13. 11. 2017

Vault 8: WikiLeaks Releases Source Code For Hive - CIA's Malware Control System

Almost two months after releasing details of 23 different secret CIA hacking tool projects under Vault 7 series, Wikileaks today announced a new Vault 8 series that will reveal source codes and information about the backend infrastructure developed by the CIA hackers. Not just announcement, but the whistleblower organisation has also published its first batch of Vault 8 leak, releasing source …

Datum: 9. 11. 2017

Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Using (Unpatched) Microsoft Office DDE Exploit

Cybercriminals, including state-sponsored hackers, have started actively exploiting a newly discovered Microsoft Office vulnerability that Microsoft does not consider as a security issue and has already denied to patch it. Last month, we reported how hackers could leverage a built-in feature of Microsoft Office feature, called Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), to perform code execution on the …

Datum: 9. 11. 2017

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