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Two Zero-Day Exploits Found After Someone Uploaded 'Unarmed' PoC to VirusTotal

Security researchers at Microsoft have unveiled details of two critical and important zero-day vulnerabilities that had recently been discovered after someone uploaded a malicious PDF file to VirusTotal, and get patched before being used in the wild. In late March, researchers at ESET found a malicious PDF file on VirusTotal, which they shared with the security team at Microsoft "as a …

Datum: 2. 7. 2018

Facebook Admits Sharing Users' Data With 61 Tech Companies

Facebook has admitted that the company gave dozens of tech companies and app developers special access to its users' data after publicly saying it had restricted outside companies to access such data back in 2015. It's an unusual clear view of how the largest social networking site manages your personal information. During the Cambridge Analytica scandal revealed March this year, Facebook …

Datum: 2. 7. 2018

Researchers Uncover New Attacks Against LTE Network Protocol

If your mobile carrier offers LTE, also known as the 4G network, you need to beware as your network communication can be hijacked remotely. A team of researchers has discovered some critical weaknesses in the ubiquitous LTE mobile device standard that could allow sophisticated hackers to spy on users' cellular networks, modify the contents of their communications, and even can re-route them to …

Datum: 30. 6. 2018

Typeform, Popular Online Survey Software, Suffers Data Breach

Typeform, the popular Spanish-based online data collection company specializes in form building and online surveys for businesses worldwide, has today disclosed that the company has suffered a data breach that exposed partial data of its some users. The company identified the breach on June 27th, and then quickly performed a full forensic investigation of the incident to identify the source of …

Datum: 29. 6. 2018

RAMpage Attack Explained—Exploiting RowHammer On Android Again!

A team of security researchers has discovered a new set of techniques that could allow hackers to bypass all kind of present mitigations put in place to prevent DMA-based Rowhammer attacks against Android devices. Dubbed RAMpage, the new technique (CVE-2018-9442) could re-enable an unprivileged Android app running on the victim's device to take advantage from the previously disclosed Drammer …

Datum: 29. 6. 2018

Github Account of Gentoo Linux Hacked, Code Replaced With Malware

Downloaded anything from Gentoo's GitHub account yesterday? Consider those files compromised and dump them now—as an unknown group of hackers or an individual managed to gain access to the GitHub account of the Gentoo Linux distribution on Thursday and replaced the original source code with a malicious one. Gentoo is a free open source Linux or FreeBSD-based distribution built using the …

Datum: 29. 6. 2018

Another Facebook Quiz App Left 120 Million Users' Data Exposed

People are still getting over the most controversial data scandal of the year, i.e., Cambridge Analytica scandal, and Facebook is under fire yet again after it emerges that a popular quiz app on the social media platform exposed the private data of up to 120 million users for years. Facebook was in controversies earlier this year over a quiz app that sold data of 87 million users to a …

Datum: 28. 6. 2018

Ticketmaster Suffers Security Breach – Personal and Payment Data Stolen

Global entertainment ticketing service Ticketmaster has admitted that the company has suffered a security breach, warning customers that their personal and payment information may have been accessed by an unknown third-party. The company has blamed a third-party support customer service chat application for the data breach that believed to affect tens of thousands of its customers. The …

Datum: 28. 6. 2018

Hilarious! Paid Jailbreak for Nintendo Switches Includes Anti-Piracy Code

It's hilarious that pirates are using anti-piracy measures to protect its own paid software that helps others to run pirated games on Nintendo Switches. Hacking group Team Xecuter—the developers of Nintendo Switch jailbreaking software SX OS that helps gamers play homebrewed and pirated games on the console—has itself been caught using anti-piracy measures in its own code that can brick your …

Datum: 28. 6. 2018

Google Home and Chromecast DOWN? Reboot them to Fix the Glitch

If your Google Home, Home Mini and/or Google Chromecast streaming stick were not working properly, you are not alone. Google Home, Home Mini, and Chromecast were down globally for many users for several hours, leaving a lot of people with trouble watching TV, controlling smart home gadgets, and listening to music. Yesterday, hundreds of Chromecasts and Home users began complaining about …

Datum: 28. 6. 2018

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