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Ukraine Police Warns of New NotPetya-Style Large Scale CyberAttack

Remember NotPetya? The Ransomware that shut down thousands of businesses, organisations and banks in Ukraine as well as different parts of Europe in June this year. Now, Ukrainian government authorities are once again warning its citizens to brace themselves for next wave of "large-scale" NotPetya-like cyber attack. According to a press release published Thursday by the Secret Service of …

Datum: 14. 10. 2017

New Ransomware Not Just Encrypts Your Android But Also Changes PIN Lock

DoubleLocker—as the name suggests, it locks device twice. Security researchers from cybersecurity firm ESET have discovered a new Android ransomware that not just encrypts users’ data, but also locks them out of their devices by changing lock screen PIN. On top of that: DoubleLocker is the first-ever ransomware to misuse Android accessibility—a feature that provides users alternative ways …

Datum: 13. 10. 2017

Scam Alert: Your Trusted Friends Can Hack Your Facebook Account

If you receive a message from any of your Facebook Friends asking for urgent help to recover their Facebook account, since they've added you as one of their 'Trusted Contacts'—just don’t blindly believe it. Researchers have detected a new Facebook phishing scam that can even trick an experienced technical user into falling victim to the scam, helping an attacker gain access to your Facebook …

Datum: 13. 10. 2017

MS Office Built-in Feature Allows Malware Execution Without Macros Enabled

Since new forms of cybercrime are on the rise, traditional techniques seem to be shifting towards more clandestine that involve the exploitation of standard system tools and protocols, which are not always monitored. Security researchers at Cisco's Talos threat research group have discovered one such attack campaign spreading malware-equipped Microsoft Word documents that perform code …

Datum: 12. 10. 2017

Buggy Microsoft Outlook Sending Encrypted S/MIME Emails With Plaintext Copy For Months

Beware, If you are using S/MIME protocol over Microsoft Outlook to encrypt your email communication, you need to watch out. From at least last 6 months, your messages were being sent in both encrypted and unencrypted forms, exposing all your secret and sensitive communications to potential eavesdroppers. S/MIME, or Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, is an end-to-end encryption …

Datum: 12. 10. 2017

Israel Hacked Kaspersky, Caught Russian Spies Hacking American Spies, But...

The cold cyber war has just turned hot. According to a story published today by the New York Times, Israeli government hackers hacked into Kaspersky’s network in 2015 and caught Russian government hackers red-handed hacking US government hackers with the help of Kaspersky. In other words — Russia spying on America, Israel spying on Russia and America spying on everyone. What the F^#% is …

Datum: 11. 10. 2017

Hackers Steal $60 Million from Taiwanese Bank; Two Suspects Arrested

A Taiwanese bank has become the latest to fall victim to hackers siphoning off millions of dollars by targeting the backbone of the world financial system, SWIFT. SWIFT, or Society for Worldwide Interbank Telecommunication, is a global financial messaging system that thousands of banks and commercial organizations across the world use to transfer billions of dollars every day. Hackers …

Datum: 11. 10. 2017

Microsoft Issues Patches For Severe Flaws, Including Office Zero-Day & DNS Attack

As part of its "October Patch Tuesday," Microsoft has today released a large batch of security updates to patch a total of 62 vulnerabilities in its products, including a severe MS office zero-day flaw that has been exploited in the wild. Security updates also include patches for Microsoft Windows operating systems, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Skype, Microsoft Lync and Microsoft …

Datum: 11. 10. 2017

OnePlus Secretly Collects Way More Data Than It Should — Here’s How to Disable It

There is terrible news for all OnePlus lovers. Your OnePlus handset, running OxygenOS—the company's custom version of the Android operating system, is collecting way more data on its users than it requires. A recent blog post published today by security researcher Christopher Moore on his website detailed the data collection practice by the Shenzhen-based Chinese smartphone maker, revealing …

Datum: 10. 10. 2017

Watch Out! Difficult-to-Detect Phishing Attack Can Steal Your Apple ID Password

Can you detect which one of the above screens—asking an iPhone user for iCloud password—is original and which is fake? Well, you would agree that both screenshots are almost identical, but the pop-up shown in the second image is fake—a perfect phishing attack that can be used to trick even the most careful users on the Internet. Felix Krause, an iOS developer and founder of Fastlane.Tools, …

Datum: 10. 10. 2017

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