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15-Year-Old Apple macOS 0-Day Kernel Flaw Disclosed, Allows Root Access

A security researcher on New Year's eve made public the details of an unpatched security vulnerability in Apple's macOS operating system that can be exploited to take complete control of a system. On the first day of 2018, a researcher using the online moniker Siguza released the details of the unpatched zero-day macOS vulnerability, which he suggests is at least 15 years old, and …

Datum: 2. 1. 2018

Forever 21 Confirms Security Breach Exposed Customer Credit Card Details

First notified in November of a data breach incident, popular clothing retailer Forever 21 has now confirmed that hackers stole credit card information from its stores throughout the country for several months during 2017. Although the company did not yet specify the total number of its customers affected by the breach, it did confirm that malware was installed on some point of sale (POS) …

Datum: 1. 1. 2018

Critical "Same Origin Policy" Bypass Flaw Found in Samsung Android Browser

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the browser app comes pre-installed on hundreds of millions of Samsung Android devices that could allow an attacker to steal data from browser tabs if the user visits an attacker-controlled site. Identified as CVE-2017-17692, the vulnerability is Same Origin Policy (SOP) bypass issue that resides in the popular Samsung Internet Browser version …

Datum: 29. 12. 2017

Two Romanians Charged With Hacking Police CCTV Cameras Before Trump Inauguration

Remember how some cybercriminals shut down most of Washington D.C. police's security cameras for four days ahead of President Donald Trump's inauguration earlier this year? Just a few days after the incident, British authorities arrested two people in the United Kingdom, identified as a British man and a Swedish woman, both 50-year-old, on request of U.S. officials. But now US federal court …

Datum: 29. 12. 2017

CEO of Major UK-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Kidnapped in Ukraine

Pavel Lerner, a prominent Russian blockchain expert and known managing director of one of the major crypto-exchanges EXMO, has allegedly been kidnapped by "unknown" criminals in Kiev, the capital of Ukrainian. According to Ukraine-based web publication Strana, Lerner, 40-year-old citizen of Russia, was kidnapped on December 26 when he was leaving his office in the center of town (located on …

Datum: 28. 12. 2017

Kernel Exploit for Sony PS4 Firmware 4.05 Released, Jailbreak Coming Soon

Wishing you all a very 'belated' Merry Christmas. This holiday season Santa has a very special gift for all PlayStation gamers. Developer SpecterDev finally released a fully-functional much-awaited kernel exploit for PlayStation 4 (firmware 4.05) today—almost two months after Team Fail0verflow revealed the technical details of it. Now available on Github, dubbed "namedobj," …

Datum: 27. 12. 2017

Satori IoT Botnet Exploits Zero-Day to Zombify Huawei Routers

Although the original creators of the infamous IoT malware Mirai have already been arrested and sent to jail, the variants of the notorious botnet are still in the game due to the availability of its source code on the Internet. Hackers have widely used the infamous IoT malware to quietly amass an army of unsecured internet-of-things devices, including home and office routers, that could be …

Datum: 23. 12. 2017

Chinese Man Gets 5-Year Prison for Running 'Unauthorized' VPN Service

While continuing its crackdown on services that help Chinese citizens to bypass Great Firewall, Chinese authorities have sentenced a man to five-and-a-half years in prison for selling a VPN service without obtaining a proper license from the government. Earlier this year, the Chinese government announced a ban on "unauthorized" VPN services, making it mandatory for companies to obtain an …

Datum: 22. 12. 2017

Beware of Cryptocurrency Mining Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

If you receive a video file (packed in zip archive) sent by someone (or your friends) on your Facebook messenger — just don’t click on it. Researchers from security firm Trend Micro are warning users of a new cryptocurrency mining bot which is spreading through Facebook Messenger and targeting Google Chrome desktop users to take advantage of the recent surge in cryptocurrency prices. Dubbed …

Datum: 22. 12. 2017

Nissan Finance Canada Suffers Data Breach — Notifies 1.13 Million Customers

It's the last month of this year, but possibly not the last data breach report. Nissan warns of a possible data breach of personal information on its customers who financed their vehicles through Nissan Canada Finance and INFINITI Financial Services Canada. Although the company says it does not know precisely how many customers were affected by the data breach, Nissan is contacting all of …

Datum: 22. 12. 2017

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