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FTC Sues D-Link Over Failure to Secure Its Routers and IP Cameras from Hackers

Image Source: Book - Protect Your Windows Network from Perimeter to Data The United States' trade watchdog has sued Taiwan-based D-link, alleging that the lax security left its products vulnerable to hackers. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit (pdf) against D-Link on Thursday, arguing that the company failed to implement necessary security protection in its routers and …

Datum: 6. 1. 2017

Netgear launches Bug Bounty Program for Hacker; Offering up to $15,000 in Rewards

It might be the easiest bug bounty program ever. Netgear launched on Thursday a bug bounty program to offer up to $15,000 in rewards to hackers who will find security flaws in its products. Since criminals have taken aim at a rapidly growing threat surface created by millions of new Internet of things (IoT) devices, it has become crucial to protect routers that contain the keys to the …

Datum: 6. 1. 2017

KillDisk Ransomware Targets Linux; Demands $250,000 Ransom, But Won't Decrypt Files

What you'll do if Ransomware infects you? Should you pay or not to recover your files? Believe me, the FBI advises - Pay off the criminals to get your files back if you don't have a backup. But paying off a ransom to cyber criminals is definitely not a wise option because there is no guarantee that you'll get the decryption key in return. In the latest incident, the new variant of KillDisk …

Datum: 6. 1. 2017

Best VPN Services for 2017 — Get Up to 91% Discount On Lifetime Subscriptions

Since most of us rely upon the Internet for day-to-day activities, hacking and spying have become a prime concern today, and so have online security and privacy. The governments across the world have been found to be conducting mass surveillance and then there are hackers and cyber criminals who are always looking for ways to steal your sensitive and personal data from the ill-equipped …

Datum: 6. 1. 2017

FBI Hacked, Again! Hacker Leaks Data After Agency Failed to Patch Its Site

It seems like the FBI has been hacked, once again! A hacker, using Twitter handle CyberZeist, has claimed to have hacked the FBI's website (fbi.gov) and leaked personal account information of several FBI agents publically. CyberZeist had initially exposed the flaw on 22 December, giving the FBI time to patch the vulnerability in its website's code before making the data public. The hacker …

Datum: 5. 1. 2017

This Ransomware Unlocks Your Files For Free If You Read CyberSecurity Articles

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but in last two years, it has become one of the fastest growing threats to businesses and users across the world, so will be in 2017. Ransomware is a piece of malware that encrypts files on your computer with strong encryption algorithms and then demands a ransom money in Bitcoin to decrypt the data so you can regain access to your encrypted files. …

Datum: 5. 1. 2017

FTC sets $25,000 Prize for Automatic IoT Patch Management Solution

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced a "prize competition" for creating a software or hardware-based solution with the ability to auto-patch vulnerable Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Today we are surrounded by a number of Internet-connected devices. Our homes are filled with tiny computers embedded in everything from security cameras, TVs and refrigerators to thermostat and door …

Datum: 4. 1. 2017

Someone Hijacking Unsecured MongoDB Databases for Ransom

Nearly two years back, we warned users about publicly accessible MongoDB instances – almost 600 Terabytes (TB) – over the Internet which require no authentication, potentially leaving websites and servers at risk of hacking. These MongoDB instances weren't exposed due to any flaw in its software, but due to a misconfiguration (bad security practice) that let any remote attacker access MongoDB …

Datum: 4. 1. 2017

Critical Updates — RCE Flaws Found in SwiftMailer, PhpMailer and ZendMail

A security researcher recently reported a critical vulnerability in one of the most popular open source PHP libraries used to send emails that allowed a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the web server and compromise a web application. Disclosed by Polish security researcher Dawid Golunski of Legal Hackers, the issue (CVE-2016-10033) in PHPMailer used by more than 9 …

Datum: 3. 1. 2017

BHIM App — How to Send & Receive Money with UPI

After the lack of supply of cash in India following its Prime Minister step to remove high-denomination banknotes from circulation in November 2016, the country is moving a step closer towards becoming a cashless economy with the launch of Unified Payment Interface (UPI). Unified Payment Interface (UPI) allows all bank account holders to pay money from their smartphones, both online and …

Datum: 3. 1. 2017

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