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New API Lets App Developers Authenticate Users via SIM Cards

Online account creation poses a challenge for engineers and system architects: if you put up too many barriers, you risk turning away genuine users. Make it too easy, and you risk fraud or fake accounts. The Problem with Identity Verification The traditional model of online identity – username/email and password – has long outlived its usefulness. This is how multi-factor or two-factor…

Datum: 29. 6. 2021

Google now requires app developers to verify their address and use 2FA

Google on Monday announced new measures for the Play Store, including requiring developer accounts to turn on 2-Step Verification (2SV), provide an address, and verify their contact details later this year. The new identification and two-factor authentication requirements are a step towards strengthening account security and ensuring a safe and secure app marketplace, Google Play Trust and…

Datum: 29. 6. 2021

Microsoft Edge Bug Could've Let Hackers Steal Your Secrets for Any Site

Microsoft last week rolled out updates for the Edge browser with fixes for two security issues, one of which concerns a security bypass vulnerability that could be exploited to inject and execute arbitrary code in the context of any website. Tracked as CVE-2021-34506 (CVSS score: 5.4), the weakness stems from a universal cross-site scripting (UXSS) issue that's triggered when automatically…

Datum: 28. 6. 2021

Hackers Trick Microsoft Into Signing Netfilter Driver Loaded With Rootkit Malware

Microsoft on Friday said it's investigating an incident wherein a driver signed by the company turned out to be a malicious Windows rootkit that was observed communicating with command-and-control (C2) servers located in China. The driver, called "Netfilter," is said to target gaming environments, specifically in the East Asian country, with the Redmond-based firm noting that "the actor's goal…

Datum: 28. 6. 2021

DMARC: The First Line of Defense Against Ransomware

There has been a lot of buzz in the industry about ransomware lately. Almost every other day, it's making headlines. With businesses across the globe holding their breath, scared they might fall victim to the next major ransomware attack, it is now time to take action. The FBI IC3 report of 2020 classified Ransomware as the most financially damaging cybercrime of the year, with no major…

Datum: 28. 6. 2021

Cisco ASA Flaw Under Active Attack After PoC Exploit Posted Online

A security vulnerability in Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) that was addressed by the company last October and again earlier this April, has been subjected to active in-the-wild attacks following the release of proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code. The PoC was published by researchers from cybersecurity firm Positive Technologies on June 24, following which reports emerged that attackers…

Datum: 28. 6. 2021

SolarWinds Hackers Breach Microsoft Customer Support to Target its Customers

In yet another sign that the Russian hackers who breached SolarWinds network monitoring software to compromise a slew of entities never really went away, Microsoft said the threat actor behind the malicious cyber activities used password spraying and brute-force attacks in an attempt to guess passwords and gain access to its customer accounts. "This recent activity was mostly unsuccessful, and…

Datum: 28. 6. 2021

Google Extends Support for Tracking Party Cookies Until 2023

Google's sweeping proposals to deprecate third-party cookies in Chrome browser is going back to the drawing board after the company announced plans to delay the rollout from early 2022 to late 2023, pushing back the project by nearly two years. "While there's considerable progress with this initiative, it's become clear that more time is needed across the ecosystem to get this right," Chrome's…

Datum: 25. 6. 2021

Google Extends Support for Tracking Party Cookies Until 2023

Google's sweeping proposals to deprecate third-party cookies in Chrome browser is going back to the drawing board after the company announced plans to delay the rollout from early 2022 to late 2023, pushing back the project by nearly two years. "While there's considerable progress with this initiative, it's become clear that more time is needed across the ecosystem to get this right," Chrome's…

Datum: 25. 6. 2021

Watch Out! Zyxel Firewalls and VPNs Under Active Cyberattack

Taiwanese networking equipment company Zyxel is warning customers of an ongoing attack targeting a "small subset" of its security products such as firewall and VPN servers. Attributing the attacks to a "sophisticated threat actor," the firm noted that the attacks single out appliances that have remote management or SSL VPN enabled, namely in the USG/ZyWALL, USG FLEX, ATP, and VPN series running…

Datum: 25. 6. 2021

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