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GhostDNS: New DNS Changer Botnet Hijacked Over 100,000 Routers

Chinese cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a widespread, ongoing malware campaign that has already hijacked over 100,000 home routers and modified their DNS settings to redirect users to malicious web pages—especially if they visit banking sites—and steal their login credentials. Dubbed GhostDNS, the campaign has many similarities with the infamous DNSChanger malware that works by changing …

Datum: 1. 10. 2018

Telegram Calling Feature Leaks Your IP Addresses—Patch Released

The desktop version of the security and privacy-focused, end-to-end encrypted messaging app, Telegram, has been found leaking both users' private and public IP addresses by default during voice calls. With 200 million monthly active users as of March 2018, Telegram promotes itself as an ultra-secure instant messaging service that lets its users make end-to-end encrypted chat and voice call …

Datum: 1. 10. 2018

Facebook Hacked — 10 Important Updates You Need To Know About

If you also found yourself logged out of Facebook on Friday, you are not alone. Facebook forced more than 90 million users to log out and back into their accounts in response to a massive data breach. On Friday afternoon, the social media giant disclosed that some unknown hackers managed to exploit three vulnerabilities in its website and steal data from 50 million users and that as a …

Datum: 29. 9. 2018

Hackers Steal 50 Million Facebook Users’ Access Tokens Using Zero-Day Flaw

2018 has been a terrible year for Facebook. Facebook just admitted that an unknown hacker or a group of hackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability in its social media platform that allowed them to steal secret access token for more than 50 million accounts. In a brief blog post published Friday, Facebook revealed that its security team discovered the attack three days ago (on 25 September), …

Datum: 28. 9. 2018

Julian Assange will no longer be the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks

Julian Assange, the founder of popular whistleblower website WikiLeaks, is stepping down from the position of editor-in-chief of the organisation under "extraordinary circumstances." Assange, the 47-year-old Australian hacker, founded WikiLeaks in 2006 and has since made many high-profile leaks, exposing 'dirty' secrets of several individuals, political parties as well as government …

Datum: 28. 9. 2018

Google Hacker Discloses New Linux Kernel Vulnerability and PoC Exploit

A cybersecurity researcher with Google Project Zero has released the details, and a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for a high severity vulnerability that exists in Linux kernel since kernel version 3.16 through 4.18.8. Discovered by white hat hacker Jann Horn, the kernel vulnerability (CVE-2018-17182) is a cache invalidation bug in the Linux memory management subsystem that leads to …

Datum: 28. 9. 2018

16-Year-Old Boy Who Hacked Apple's Private Systems Gets No Jail Time

An Australian teenager who pleaded guilty to break into Apple's private systems multiple times over several months and download some 90GB of secure files has avoided conviction and will not serve time in prison. An Australian Children's Court has given the now 19-year-old adult defendant, who was 16 at the time of committing the crime, a probation order of eight months, though the magistrate …

Datum: 27. 9. 2018

Pangu Hackers have Jailbroken iOS 12 on Apple's New iPhone XS

Bad news for Apple. The Chinese hacking team Pangu is back and has once again surprised everyone with a jailbreak for iOS 12 running on the brand-new iPhone XS. Well, that was really fast. Pangu jailbreak team has been quiet for a while, since it last released the untethered jailbreak tool for iOS 9 back in October 2015. Jailbreaking is a process of removing limitations on …

Datum: 27. 9. 2018

Cybersecurity Researchers Spotted First-Ever UEFI Rootkit in the Wild

Cybersecurity researchers at ESET have unveiled what they claim to be the first-ever UEFI rootkit being used in the wild, allowing hackers to implant persistent malware on the targeted computers that could survive a complete wipe of a target computer's hard drive. Dubbed LoJax, the UEFI rootkit is part of a malware campaign conducted by the infamous Sednit group, also known as APT28, Fancy Bear, …

Datum: 27. 9. 2018

VPNFilter Router Malware Adds 7 New Network Exploitation Modules

Security researchers have discovered even more dangerous capabilities in VPNFilter—the highly sophisticated multi-stage malware that infected 500,000 routers worldwide in May this year, making it much more widespread and sophisticated than earlier. Attributed to Russia's APT 28, also known as 'Fancy Bear,' VPNFilter is a malware platform designed to infect routers and network-attached storage …

Datum: 27. 9. 2018

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