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OnePlus 6 Flaw Allows to Boot Any Image Even With Locked Bootloader

Have you recently bought a OnePlus 6? Don’t your phone unattended. A serious vulnerability has been discovered in the OnePlus 6 bootloader that makes it possible for someone to boot arbitrary or modified images to take full admin control of your phone—even if the bootloader is locked. A bootloader is part of the phone's built-in firmware and locking it down stops users from replacing or …

Datum: 11. 6. 2018

Russia to Fine Search Engines for Linking to Banned VPN services

In its years-long efforts to censor the Internet by blocking access to a large number of websites in the country, Russia has now approved a new bill introducing fines for search engines that provide links to banned sites, VPN services, and anonymization tools. VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are third-party services that help users access block banned websites by encrypting users' Internet …

Datum: 9. 6. 2018

Facebook bug changed 14 million users’ default privacy settings to public

Facebook admits as many as 14 millions of its users who thought they're sharing content privately with only friends may have inadvertently shared their posts with everyone because of a software bug. Facebook said in front of Congress in March over the Cambridge Analytica scandal that "every piece of content that you share on Facebook you own, you have complete control over who sees it and how …

Datum: 8. 6. 2018

Adobe Issues Patch for Actively Exploited Flash Player Zero-Day Exploit

If you have already uninstalled Flash player, well done! But if you haven't, here's another great reason for ditching this application for better security of your devices. Adobe has released a security patch update for a critical vulnerability in its Flash Player software that is actively being exploited in the wild by hackers in targeted attacks against Windows users. …

Datum: 7. 6. 2018

Marcus Hutchins, WannaCry-killer, hit with four new charges by the FBI

Marcus Hutchins, the British malware analyst who helped stop global Wannacry menace, is now facing four new charges related to malware he allegedly created and promoted it online to steal financial information. Hutchins, the 24-year-old better known as MalwareTech, was arrested by the FBI last year as he was headed home to England from the DefCon conference in Las Vegas for his alleged role …

Datum: 7. 6. 2018

Prowli Malware Targeting Servers, Routers, and IoT Devices

After the discovery of massive VPNFilter malware botnet, security researchers have now uncovered another giant botnet that has already compromised more than 40,000 servers, modems and internet-connected devices belonging to a wide number of organizations across the world. Dubbed Operation Prowli, the campaign has been spreading malware and injecting malicious code to take over servers and …

Datum: 7. 6. 2018

Update Google Chrome Immediately to Patch a High Severity Vulnerability

You must update your Google Chrome now. Security researcher Michał Bentkowski discovered and reported a high severity vulnerability in Google Chrome in late May, affecting the web browsing software for all major operating systems including Windows, Mac, and Linux. Without revealing any technical detail about the vulnerability, the Chrome security team described the issue as incorrect …

Datum: 6. 6. 2018

Destructive and MiTM Capabilities of VPNFilter Malware Revealed

It turns out that the threat of the massive VPNFilter botnet malware that was discovered late last month is beyond what we initially thought. Security researchers from Cisco's Talos cyber intelligence have today uncovered more details about VPNFilter malware, an advanced piece of IoT botnet malware that infected more than 500,000 routers in at least 54 countries, allowing attackers to spy on …

Datum: 6. 6. 2018

Apple will let users run iOS apps on macOS

Apple is making it easier for mobile developers to port their iOS apps to the next-generation macOS Mojave desktop platform—a major step in bringing the two platforms closer together. However, at the same time, the company straightforward denied the idea of merging the iPhone and Mac operating systems into one platform, which was being speculated for years. So, Apple made it clear that iOS …

Datum: 6. 6. 2018

MyHeritage Says Over 92 Million User Accounts Have Been Compromised

MyHeritage, the Israel-based DNA testing service designed to investigate family history, has disclosed that the company website was breached last year by unknown attackers, who stole login credentials of its more than 92 million customers. The company learned about the breach on June 4, 2018, after an unnamed security researcher discovered a database file named "myheritage" on a private …

Datum: 5. 6. 2018

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