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Kernel Exploit for Sony PS4 Firmware 4.05 Released, Jailbreak Coming Soon

Wishing you all a very 'belated' Merry Christmas. This holiday season Santa has a very special gift for all PlayStation gamers. Developer SpecterDev finally released a fully-functional much-awaited kernel exploit for PlayStation 4 (firmware 4.05) today—almost two months after Team Fail0verflow revealed the technical details of it. Now available on Github, dubbed "namedobj," …

Datum: 27. 12. 2017

Satori IoT Botnet Exploits Zero-Day to Zombify Huawei Routers

Although the original creators of the infamous IoT malware Mirai have already been arrested and sent to jail, the variants of the notorious botnet are still in the game due to the availability of its source code on the Internet. Hackers have widely used the infamous IoT malware to quietly amass an army of unsecured internet-of-things devices, including home and office routers, that could be …

Datum: 23. 12. 2017

Chinese Man Gets 5-Year Prison for Running 'Unauthorized' VPN Service

While continuing its crackdown on services that help Chinese citizens to bypass Great Firewall, Chinese authorities have sentenced a man to five-and-a-half years in prison for selling a VPN service without obtaining a proper license from the government. Earlier this year, the Chinese government announced a ban on "unauthorized" VPN services, making it mandatory for companies to obtain an …

Datum: 22. 12. 2017

Beware of Cryptocurrency Mining Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

If you receive a video file (packed in zip archive) sent by someone (or your friends) on your Facebook messenger — just don’t click on it. Researchers from security firm Trend Micro are warning users of a new cryptocurrency mining bot which is spreading through Facebook Messenger and targeting Google Chrome desktop users to take advantage of the recent surge in cryptocurrency prices. Dubbed …

Datum: 22. 12. 2017

Nissan Finance Canada Suffers Data Breach — Notifies 1.13 Million Customers

It's the last month of this year, but possibly not the last data breach report. Nissan warns of a possible data breach of personal information on its customers who financed their vehicles through Nissan Canada Finance and INFINITI Financial Services Canada. Although the company says it does not know precisely how many customers were affected by the data breach, Nissan is contacting all of …

Datum: 22. 12. 2017

Apple Admits Deliberately Slowing Older iPhones — Here’s Why

Why is my iPhone slow? Do you also ask this question again and again? Well, the biggest conspiracy theory floating around from years that Apple deliberately slows down performance on your older iPhones whenever the company is about to launch the next version of its flagship to push its sale is TRUE (at least partially). Apple has finally admitted that it does indeed intentionally slow down …

Datum: 21. 12. 2017

Hackers Targeting Servers Running Database Services for Mining Cryptocurrency

Security researchers have discovered multiple attack campaigns conducted by an established Chinese criminal group that operates worldwide, targeting database servers for mining cryptocurrencies, exfiltrating sensitive data and building a DDoS botnet. The researchers from security firm GuardiCore Labs have analyzed thousands of attacks launched in recent months and identified at least three …

Datum: 21. 12. 2017

Romanian Police Arrest 5 People for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware

Romanian police have arrested five individuals suspected of infecting tens of thousands of computers across Europe and the United States in recent years by spreading two infamous ransomware families—Cerber and CTB Locker. Under Operation Bakovia—a major global police operation conducted by Europol, the FBI and law enforcement agencies from Romanian, Dutch, and the UK—raided six houses in East …

Datum: 20. 12. 2017

Greedy North Korean Hackers Targeting Cryptocurrencies and Point-of-Sale Terminals

The North Korean hacking group has turned greedy. Security researchers have uncovered a new widespread malware campaign targeting cryptocurrency users, believed to be originated from Lazarus Group, a state-sponsored hacking group linked to the North Korean government. Active since 2009, Lazarus Group has been attributed to many high profile attacks, including Sony Pictures Hack, $81 million …

Datum: 20. 12. 2017

Hidden Backdoor Found In WordPress Captcha Plugin Affects Over 300,000 Sites

Buying popular plugins with a large user-base and using it for effortless malicious campaigns have become a new trend for bad actors. One such incident happened recently when the renowned developer BestWebSoft sold a popular Captcha WordPress plugin to an undisclosed buyer, who then modified the plugin to download and install a hidden backdoor. In a blog post published on Tuesday, WordFence …

Datum: 20. 12. 2017

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