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A Simple Typo In Zerocoin Source Code Helped Hackers Steal ZCoins Worth Over $585,000

Are you a programmer? If yes, then you would know the actual pain of... "forgetting a semicolon," the hide and seek champion since 1958. Typos annoy everyone. Remember how a hacker's typo stopped the biggest bank heist in the history, saved $1 billion of Bangladesh bank from getting stolen. But this time a typo in the Zerocoin source code costs the company more than $585,000 in losses. !-- …

Datum: 18. 2. 2017

Google Discloses Windows Vulnerability That Microsoft Fails To Patch, Again!

Microsoft is once again facing embarrassment for not patching a vulnerability on time. Yes, Google's Project Zero team has once again publicly disclosed a vulnerability (with POC exploit) affecting Microsoft's Windows operating systems ranging from Windows Vista Service Pack 2 to the latest Windows 10 that had yet to be patched. A few months back, the search engine giant disclosed a critical …

Datum: 18. 2. 2017

Hackers Are Using Android Malware To Spy On Israeli Military Personnel

A group of highly sophisticated state-sponsored hackers is spying on the Israeli military by hacking into the personal Android phones of individual soldiers to monitor their activities and steal data. A newly released research by Lookout and Kaspersky suggests that more than 100 Israeli servicemen from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) are believed to have been targeted with spyware. !-- …

Datum: 17. 2. 2017

This Ransomware Malware Could Poison Your Water Supply If Not Paid

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but in last two years, it has become an albatross around everyone's neck, targeting businesses, hospitals, financial institutions and personal computers worldwide and extorting millions of dollars. Ransomware is a type of malware that infects computers and encrypts their content with strong encryption algorithms, and then demands a ransom to decrypt …

Datum: 17. 2. 2017

A Simple JavaScript Exploit Bypasses ASLR Protection On 22 CPU Architectures

Security researchers have discovered a chip flaw that could nullify hacking protections for millions of devices regardless of their operating system or application running on them, and the worse — the flaw can not be entirely fixed with any mere software update. The vulnerability resides in the way the memory management unit (MMU), a component of many CPUs, works and leads to bypass the …

Datum: 16. 2. 2017

Yahoo Hacked Once Again! Quietly Warns Affected Users About New Attack

Has Yahoo rebuilt your trust again? If yes, then you need to think once again, as the company is warning its users of another hack. Last year, Yahoo admitted two of the largest data breaches on record. One of which that took place in 2013 disclosed personal details associated with more than 1 Billion Yahoo user accounts. Well, it's happened yet again. Yahoo sent out another …

Datum: 16. 2. 2017

New MacOS Malware linked to Russian Hackers Can Steal Passwords & iPhone Backups

Security researchers have discovered a new Mac malware allegedly developed by APT28 Russian cyber espionage group who is believed to be responsible for 2016 presidential election hacking scandal. A new variant of the X-Agent spyware is now targeting Apple macOS system that has previously been used in cyber attacks against Windows, iOS, Android, and Linux devices. The malware is designed to …

Datum: 16. 2. 2017

Websites Can Now Track You Online Across Multiple Web Browsers

You might be aware of websites, banks, retailers, and advertisers tracking your online activities using different Web "fingerprinting" techniques even in incognito/private mode, but now sites can track you anywhere online — even if you switch browsers. A team of researchers has recently developed a cross-browser fingerprinting technique — the first reliable technique to accurately track users …

Datum: 15. 2. 2017

Signal Messaging App Rolls Out Encrypted Video Calling

WhatsApp and Facebook have so far the largest end-to-end encrypted video calling network of all, but now another popular end-to-end encrypted messaging app recommended by whistleblower Edward Snowden is ready to give them a really tough competition. The Signal app, which is widely considered the most secure of all other encrypted messaging apps, released video calling feature on Tuesday for …

Datum: 15. 2. 2017

Watch Out! First-Ever Word Macro Malware for Apple Mac OS Discovered in the Wild

After targeting Windows-based computers over the past few years, hackers are now shifting their interest to Macs as well. The emergence of the first macro-based Word document attack against Apple's macOS platform is the latest example to prove this. The concept of Macros dates back to 1990s. You might be familiar with the message that reads: "Warning: This document contains macros." Macro is a …

Datum: 10. 2. 2017

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