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Tesla Ransomware Hacker Pleads Guilty; Swiss Hacktivist Charged for Fraud

The U.S. Department of Justice yesterday announced updates on two separate cases involving cyberattacks—a Swiss hacktivist and a Russian hacker who planned to plant malware in the Tesla company. A Swiss hacker who was involved in the intrusion of cloud-based surveillance firm Verkada and exposed camera footage from its customers was charged by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Thursday…

Datum: 19. 3. 2021

Hackers Infecting Apple App Developers With Trojanized Xcode Projects

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday disclosed a new attack wherein threat actors are leveraging Xcode as an attack vector to compromise Apple platform developers with a backdoor, adding to a growing trend that involves targeting developers and researchers with malicious attacks. Dubbed "XcodeSpy," the trojanized Xcode project is a tainted version of a legitimate, open-source project available…

Datum: 19. 3. 2021

New Zoom Screen-Sharing Bug Lets Other Users Access Restricted Apps

A newly discovered glitch in Zoom's screen sharing feature can accidentally leak sensitive information to other attendees in a call, according to the latest findings. Tracked as CVE-2021-28133, the unpatched security vulnerability makes it possible to reveal contents of applications that are not shared, thereby briefly exposing the contents to all meeting participants.  It's worth pointing out…

Datum: 19. 3. 2021

Critical RCE Flaw Reported in MyBB Forum Software—Patch Your Sites

A pair of critical vulnerabilities in a popular bulletin board software called MyBB could have been chained together to achieve remote code execution (RCE) without the need for prior access to a privileged account. The flaws, which were discovered by independent security researchers Simon Scannell and Carl Smith, were reported to the MyBB Team on February 22, following which it released an…

Datum: 18. 3. 2021

How to Successfully Pursue a Career in Malware Analysis

Are you looking to becoming a malware analyst? Then continue reading to discover how to gain the training you need and start a career in malware analysis career.Did you know that new malware is released every seven seconds? As more and more systems become reliant on the internet, the proliferation of malware becomes increasingly destructive. Once upon a time, a computer virus might cause…

Datum: 18. 3. 2021

Why Cached Credentials Can Cause Account Lockouts and How to Stop it

When a user account becomes locked out, the cause is often attributed to a user who has simply entered an old or incorrect password too many times. However, this is far from being the only thing that can cause an account to become locked. Another common cause, for example, is an application or script that is configured to log into the system using an old password. Perhaps the most easily…

Datum: 18. 3. 2021

Google Reveals What Personal Data Chrome and It's Apps Collect On You

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo called out rival Google for "spying" on users after the search giant updated its flagship app to spell out the exact kinds of information it collects for personalization and marketing purposes. "After months of stalling, Google finally revealed how much personal data they collect in Chrome and the Google app. No wonder they wanted to hide it," the company…

Datum: 18. 3. 2021

Flaws in Two Popular WordPress Plugins Affect Over 7 Million Websites

Researchers have disclosed vulnerabilities in multiple WordPress plugins that, if successfully exploited, could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code and take over a website in certain scenarios. The flaws were uncovered in Elementor, a website builder plugin used on more than seven million sites, and WP Super Cache, a tool used to serve cached pages of a WordPress site. According to Wordfence…

Datum: 18. 3. 2021

Mimecast Finds SolarWinds Hackers Stole Some of Its Source Code

Email security firm Mimecast on Tuesday revealed that the state-sponsored SolarWinds hackers who broke into its internal network also downloaded source code out of a limited number of repositories. "The threat actor did access a subset of email addresses and other contact information and hashed and salted credentials," the company said in a write-up detailing its investigation, adding the…

Datum: 17. 3. 2021

[Webinar] Oy Vey, We Hired a Large, Hairy Hacker…

It's not every day that one of the best-known independent cybersecurity individuals joins a cybersecurity company. The two are generally on opposite sides of the coin, with little crossover. After all, they're usually concerned with different parts of the cybersecurity puzzle – one providing platforms and tools to defend organizations, the other keeping them accountable and looking for blind…

Datum: 17. 3. 2021

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