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Google 0-Day Hunter Finds Worst “Windows RCE Exploit” of All Time

Google Project Zero's security researchers have discovered another critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows operating system, claiming that it is something truly bad. Tavis Ormandy announced during the weekend that he and another Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich discovered "the worst Windows remote code [execution vulnerability] in recent memory. …

Datum: 8. 5. 2017

Website of Popular Mac Software Hacked to Spread Malware

If you have recently downloaded the popular open source video transcoder app HandBrake on your Mac, there are chances that your computer is infected with a notorious Remote Access Trojan (RAT). The HandBrake team issued a security alert on Saturday, warning Mac users that one of its mirror servers to download the software has been compromised by hackers. In case you aren't aware, HandBrake …

Datum: 8. 5. 2017

Wikileaks Unveils CIA's Man-in-the-Middle Attack Tool

Wikileaks has published a new batch of the Vault 7 leak, detailing a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack tool allegedly created by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to target local networks. Since March, WikiLeaks has published thousands of documents and other secret tools that the whistleblower group claims came from the CIA. This latest batch is the 7th release in the …

Datum: 6. 5. 2017

Explained — How Intel AMT Vulnerability Works, Which Allows Remote System Takeover

Earlier this week Intel announced a critical escalation of privilege bug that affects its remote management features shipping with Intel Server chipsets for past 7 years, which, if exploited, would allow a remote attacker to take control of vulnerable PCs, laptops, or servers. The vulnerability, labeled CVE-2017-5689, affects Intel remote management technologies, including Active Management …

Datum: 5. 5. 2017

Beware! Don't Fall for FireFox "HoeflerText Font Wasn't Found" Banking Malware Scam

The malicious scam campaign, "The 'HoeflerText' font wasn't found," is back, which was previously targeting Google Chrome users to trick them into installing Spora ransomware on their computers. This time the campaign has been re-designed to target Mozilla Firefox users with a banking trojan, called Zeus Panda. Interestingly, the attackers behind this new campaign are so stupid that they …

Datum: 5. 5. 2017

An Army of Thousands of Hacked Servers Found Mining Cryptocurrencies

A new botnet consisting of more than 15,000 compromised servers has been used to mine various cryptocurrencies, earning its master around $25,000 per month. Mining cryptocurrencies can be a costly investment, as it requires an enormous amount of computing power, but cybercriminals have found an easy money-making solution. Dubbed BondNet, the botnet was first spotted in December 2016 by …

Datum: 5. 5. 2017

Unpatched Wordpress Flaw Could Allow Hackers To Reset Admin Password

WordPress, the most popular CMS in the world, is vulnerable to a logical vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to reset targeted users’ password under certain circumstances. The vulnerability (CVE-2017-8295) becomes even more dangerous after knowing that it affects all versions of WordPress — including the latest 4.7.4 version. The WordPress flaw was discovered by Polish security …

Datum: 4. 5. 2017

Real-World SS7 Attack — Hackers Are Stealing Money From Bank Accounts

Security researchers have been warning for years about critical security holes in the Signaling System 7 (SS7) that could allow hackers to listen in private phone calls and read text messages on a potentially vast scale, despite the most advanced encryption used by cellular networks. Cellular networks, on the other hand, have consistently been ignoring this serious issue, saying that it is a …

Datum: 4. 5. 2017

Warning! Don't Click that Google Docs Link You Just Received in Your Email

Did someone just share a random Google Doc with you? First of all — Do not click on that Google Doc link you might have just received in your email and delete it immediately — even if it's from someone you know. I, my colleagues at The Hacker News, and even people all around the Internet, especially journalists, are receiving a very convincing OAuth phishing email, which says that the person …

Datum: 3. 5. 2017

Hundreds of Apps Using Ultrasonic Signals to Silently Track Smartphone Users

Your smartphone may have some apps that are continuously listening inaudible, high-frequency ultrasonic sounds from your surroundings and they know where you go, what you like and dislike — all without your knowledge. Ultrasonic Cross-Device Tracking is a new technology that some marketers and advertising companies are currently using to track users across multiple devices and have access to …

Datum: 3. 5. 2017

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