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Yet Another Android Malware Infects Over 4.2 Million Google Play Store Users

Even after so many efforts by Google, malicious apps somehow managed to fool its Play Store's anti-malware protections and infect people with malicious software. The same happened once again when at least 50 apps managed to make its way onto Google Play Store and were successfully downloaded as many as 4.2 million times—one of the biggest malware outbreaks. Security firm Check Point on …

Datum: 15. 9. 2017

75,000 Turks Arrested So Far for Downloading Encrypted Messaging App

WARNING: If you are Turkish and using or have installed ByLock—a little-known encrypted messaging app—you could be detained by Turkish authorities. You might be thinking why??? Because using this app in Turkish is illegal since last year. The background story begins here... Remember the deadliest Turkey's failed coup attempt? In July 2016, a section of the Turkish military …

Datum: 15. 9. 2017

Windows 10 to Give More Control Over App-level Permissions

Microsoft has been gradually changing its privacy settings in Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update to give its users more controls over their data. In April, Microsoft addressed some initial privacy concerns in the Windows 10 Creators Update with simplified data collection levels—Security, Basic, Enhanced, and Full—and eventually revealed its data collection practices. Now, the software …

Datum: 14. 9. 2017

Equifax Suffered Data Breach After It Failed to Patch Old Apache Struts Flaw

The massive Equifax data breach that exposed highly sensitive data of as many as 143 million people was caused by exploiting a flaw in Apache Struts framework, which Apache patched over two months earlier of the security incident, Equifax has confirmed. Credit rating agency Equifax is yet another example of the companies that became victims of massive cyber attacks due to not patching a …

Datum: 14. 9. 2017

Zerodium Offers $1 Million for Tor Browser 0-Days Those It will Resell to Governments

It seems like Tor Browser zero-day exploits are in high demand right now—so much so that someone is ready to pay ONE MILLION dollars. Zerodium—a company that specialises in acquiring and reselling zero-day exploits—just announced that it will pay up to USD 1,000,000 for working zero-day exploits for the popular Tor Browser on Tails Linux and Windows operating system. Tor browser users should …

Datum: 13. 9. 2017

Immediately Patch Windows 0-Day Flaw That's Being Used to Spread Spyware

Get ready to install a fairly large batch of security patches onto your Windows computers. As part of its September Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released a large batch of security updates to patch a total of 81 CVE-listed vulnerabilities, on all supported versions of Windows and other MS products. The latest security update addresses 27 critical and 54 important …

Datum: 13. 9. 2017

Linux Subsystem on Windows 10 Allows Malware to Become Fully Undetectable

Microsoft has been expressing its love for Linux for almost three years now, and this love costs Microsoft an arm and a leg. Last year, Microsoft surprised everyone by announcing the arrival of Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in Windows 10, which brings the Linux command-line shell to Windows, allowing users to run native Linux applications on Windows system without virtualization. However …

Datum: 13. 9. 2017

Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Adobe may kill Flash Player by the end of 2020, but until then, the company would not stop providing security updates to the buggy software. As part of its monthly security updates, Adobe has released patches for eight security vulnerabilities in its three products, including two vulnerabilities in Flash Player, four in ColdFusion, and two in RoboHelp—five of these are rated as critical. …

Datum: 13. 9. 2017

BlueBorne: Critical Bluetooth Attack Puts Billions of Devices at Risk of Hacking

If you are using a Bluetooth enabled device, be it a smartphone, laptop, smart TV or any other IoT device, you are at risk of malware attacks that can carry out remotely to take over your device even without requiring any interaction from your side. Security researchers have just discovered total 8 zero-day vulnerabilities in Bluetooth protocol that impact more than 5.3 Billion devices—from …

Datum: 12. 9. 2017

Apache Struts 2 Flaws Affect Multiple Cisco Products

After Equifax massive data breach that was believed to be caused due to a vulnerability in Apache Struts, Cisco has initiated an investigation into its products that incorporate a version of the popular Apache Struts2 web application framework. Apache Struts is a free, open-source MVC framework for developing web applications in the Java programming language, and used by 65 percent of the …

Datum: 12. 9. 2017

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