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World's Biggest Botnet Just Sent 12.5 Million Emails With Scarab Ransomware

A massive malicious email campaign that stems from the world's largest spam botnet Necurs is spreading a new strain of ransomware at the rate of over 2 million emails per hour and hitting computers across the globe. The popular malspam botnet Necrus which has previously found distributing Dridex banking trojan, Trickbot banking trojan, Locky ransomware, and Jaff ransomware, has now started …

Datum: 27. 11. 2017

Exim Internet Mailer Found Vulnerable to RCE And DoS Bugs; Patch Now

A security researcher has discovered and publicly disclosed two critical vulnerabilities in the popular Internet mail message transfer agent Exim, one of which could allow a remote attacker to execute malicious code on the targeted server. Exim is an open source mail transfer agent (MTA) developed for Unix-like operating systems such as Linux, Mac OSX or Solaris, which is responsible for …

Datum: 27. 11. 2017

Imgur—Popular Image Sharing Site Was Hacked In 2014; Passwords Compromised

Only after a few days of Uber admitting last year's data breach of 57 million customers, the popular image sharing site disclosed that it had suffered a major data breach in 2014 that compromised email addresses and passwords of 1.7 million user accounts. In a blog post published on Friday, Imgur claimed that the company had been notified of a three-year-old data breach on November 23 when a …

Datum: 25. 11. 2017

MS Office Built-In Feature Could be Exploited to Create Self-Replicating Malware

Earlier this month a cybersecurity researcher shared details of a security loophole with The Hacker News that affects all versions of Microsoft Office, allowing malicious actors to create and spread macro-based self-replicating malware. Macro-based self-replicating malware, which basically allows a macro to write more macros, is not new among hackers, but to prevent such threats, Microsoft …

Datum: 23. 11. 2017

Remotely Exploitable Flaw Found In HP Enterprise Printers—Patch Now

Security researchers have discovered a potentially dangerous vulnerability in the firmware of various Hewlett Packard (HP) enterprise printer models that could be abused by attackers to run arbitrary code on affected printer models remotely. The vulnerability (CVE-2017-2750), rated as high in severity with 8.1 CVSS scale, is due to insufficiently validating parts of Dynamic Link Libraries ( …

Datum: 23. 11. 2017

Over 400 Popular Sites Record Your Every Keystroke and Mouse Movement

How many times it has happened to you when you look for something online and the next moment you find its advertisement on almost every other web page or social media site you visit? Web-tracking is not new. Most of the websites log its users' online activities, but a recent study from Princeton University has suggested that hundreds of sites record your every move online, including your …

Datum: 22. 11. 2017

After Getting Hacked, Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 to Keep Data Breach Secret

Uber is in headlines once again—this time for concealing last year's data breach that exposed personal data of 57 million customers and drivers. On Tuesday, Uber announced that the company suffered a massive data breach in October 2016 that exposed names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of 57 million Uber riders and drivers along with driver license numbers of around 600,000 drivers. …

Datum: 22. 11. 2017

Google Collects Android Location Data Even When Location Service Is Disabled

Do you own an Android smartphone? If yes, then you are one of those billions of users whose smartphone is secretly gathering location data and sending it back to Google. Google has been caught collecting location data on every Android device owner since the beginning of this year (that's for the past 11 months)—even when location services are entirely disabled, according to an investigation …

Datum: 21. 11. 2017

Critical Flaws in Intel Processors Leave Millions of PCs Vulnerable

In past few months, several research groups have uncovered vulnerabilities in the Intel remote administration feature known as the Management Engine (ME) which could allow remote attackers to gain full control of a targeted computer. Now, Intel has admitted that these security vulnerabilities could "potentially place impacted platforms at risk." The popular chipmaker released a security …

Datum: 21. 11. 2017

Tether Hacked — Attacker Steals $31 Million of Digital Tokens

Again some bad news for cryptocurrency users. Tether, a Santa Monica-based start-up that provides a dollar-backed cryptocurrency tokens, has claimed that its systems have been hacked by an external attacker, who eventually stole around $31 million worth of its tokens. With a market capitalization of $673 million, Tether is the world's first blockchain-enabled platform to allow the …

Datum: 21. 11. 2017

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