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Two Hackers Plead Guilty to Creating IoT-based Mirai DDoS Botnet

The U.S. federal officials have arrested two hackers who have pleaded guilty to computer-crimes charges for creating and distributing Mirai botnet that crippled some of the world's biggest and most popular websites by launching the massive DDoS attacks last year. According to the federal court documents unsealed Tuesday, Paras Jha and Josiah White were indicted by an Alaska court last week on …

Datum: 13. 12. 2017

Password Stealing Apps With Over A Million Downloads Found On Google Play Store

Even after so many efforts by Google like launching bug bounty program and preventing apps from using Android accessibility services, malicious applications somehow manage to get into Play Store and infect people with malicious software. The same happened once again when security researchers discovered at least 85 applications in Google Play Store that were designed to steal credentials from …

Datum: 13. 12. 2017

ROBOT Attack: 19-Year-Old Bleichenbacher Attack On RSA Encryption Reintroduced

A 19-year-old vulnerability has been re-discovered in the RSA implementation from at least 8 different vendors—including F5, Citrix, and Cisco—that can give remote attackers access to encrypted messages. Dubbed ROBOT (Return of Bleichenbacher's Oracle Attack), the attack allows an attacker to perform RSA decryption and cryptographic operations using the private key configured on the …

Datum: 12. 12. 2017

Collection of 1.4 Billion Plain-Text Leaked Passwords Found Circulating Online

Hackers always first go for the weakest link to quickly gain access to your online accounts. Online users habit of reusing the same password across multiple services gives hackers opportunity to use the credentials gathered from a data breach to break into their other online accounts. Researchers from security firm 4iQ have now discovered a new collective database on the dark web (released …

Datum: 12. 12. 2017

Google Researcher Releases iOS Exploit—Could Enable iOS 11 Jailbreak

As promised last week, Google's Project Zero researcher Ian Beer now publicly disclosed an exploit that works on almost all 64-bit Apple devices running iOS 11.1.2 or earlier, which can be used to build an iOS jailbreak, allowing users to run apps from non-Apple sources. On Monday morning, Beer shared the details on the exploit, dubbed "tfp0," which leveraged double-free memory corruption …

Datum: 12. 12. 2017

Newly Uncovered 'MoneyTaker' Hacker Group Stole Millions from U.S. & Russian Banks

Security researchers have uncovered a previously undetected group of Russian-speaking hackers that has silently been targeting Banks, financial institutions, and legal firms, primarily in the United States, UK, and Russia. Moscow-based security firm Group-IB published a 36-page report on Monday, providing details about the newly-disclosed hacking group, dubbed MoneyTaker, which has been …

Datum: 11. 12. 2017

Get the Ultimate 2018 Hacker Bundle – Pay What You Want

Due to the growing number of threats in the computer world, ethical hackers have become the most important player for not only governments but also private companies and IT firms in order to safeguard their systems and networks from hackers trying to infiltrate them. By 2020, employment in all information technology occupations is expected to increase by 22 percent, where demand for ethical …

Datum: 11. 12. 2017

THN Weekly Roundup — Top 10 Stories You Should Not Miss

Here we are with our weekly roundup, briefing this week's top cybersecurity threats, incidents, and challenges, just in case you missed any of them. Last week has been very short with big news from the theft of over 4,700 Bitcoins from the largest cryptocurrency mining marketplace to the discovery of a new malware evasion technique that works on all versions of Microsoft's Windows operating …

Datum: 11. 12. 2017

Pre-Installed Keylogger Found On Over 460 HP Laptop Models

HP has an awful history of 'accidentally' leaving keyloggers onto its customers' laptops. At least two times this year, HP laptops were caught with pre-installed keylogger or spyware applications. I was following a tweet made by a security researcher claiming to have found a built-in keylogger in several HP laptops, and now he went public with his findings. A security researcher who goes by …

Datum: 9. 12. 2017

Android Flaw Lets Hackers Inject Malware Into Apps Without Altering Signatures

Millions of Android devices are at serious risk of a newly disclosed critical vulnerability that allows attackers to secretly overwrite legitimate applications installed on your smartphone with their malicious versions. Dubbed Janus, the vulnerability allows attackers to modify the code of Android apps without affecting their signature verification certificates, eventually allowing them to …

Datum: 9. 12. 2017

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