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Microsoft Issues Patches For Severe Flaws, Including Office Zero-Day & DNS Attack

As part of its "October Patch Tuesday," Microsoft has today released a large batch of security updates to patch a total of 62 vulnerabilities in its products, including a severe MS office zero-day flaw that has been exploited in the wild. Security updates also include patches for Microsoft Windows operating systems, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Skype, Microsoft Lync and Microsoft …

Datum: 11. 10. 2017

OnePlus Secretly Collects Way More Data Than It Should — Here’s How to Disable It

There is terrible news for all OnePlus lovers. Your OnePlus handset, running OxygenOS—the company's custom version of the Android operating system, is collecting way more data on its users than it requires. A recent blog post published today by security researcher Christopher Moore on his website detailed the data collection practice by the Shenzhen-based Chinese smartphone maker, revealing …

Datum: 10. 10. 2017

Watch Out! Difficult-to-Detect Phishing Attack Can Steal Your Apple ID Password

Can you detect which one of the above screens—asking an iPhone user for iCloud password—is original and which is fake? Well, you would agree that both screenshots are almost identical, but the pop-up shown in the second image is fake—a perfect phishing attack that can be used to trick even the most careful users on the Internet. Felix Krause, an iOS developer and founder of Fastlane.Tools, …

Datum: 10. 10. 2017

Microsoft Cortana Can Now Read Your Skype Messages to Make Chat Smarter

Microsoft today announced built-in support for Cortana—an artificial intelligence-powered smart assistant—in Skype messenger on Android as well as iOS devices. What purpose does it serve? Microsoft wants its AI-based smart assistance to understand your conversations and help you with quick suggestions, ideas and information right inside your chat window. "Cortana can also help you organize …

Datum: 10. 10. 2017

Warning: Millions Of P0rnHub Users Hit With Malvertising Attack

Researchers from cybersecurity firm Proofpoint have recently discovered a large-scale malvertising campaign that exposed millions of Internet users in the United States, Canada, the UK, and Australia to malware infections. Active for more than a year and still ongoing, the malware campaign is being conducted by a hacking group called KovCoreG, which is well known for distributing Kovter ad …

Datum: 10. 10. 2017

FBI Arrests A Cyberstalker After Shady "No-Logs" VPN Provider Shared User Logs

FBI recently arrested a psycho cyber stalker with the help of a popular VPN service and this case apparently exposed the company's lies about the "no logs" policy. Taking down cyber stalkers and criminals is definitely a good thing, and the FBI has truly done a great job, but the VPN company whose first line of the privacy policy is—"We Do Not monitor user activity nor do we keep any logs"— …

Datum: 9. 10. 2017

Disqus Hacked: More than 17.5 Million Users' Details Stolen in 2012 Breach

Another day, Another data breach disclosure. This time the popular commenting system has fallen victim to a massive security breach. Disqus, the company which provides a web-based comment plugin for websites and blogs, has admitted that it was breached 5 years ago in July 2012 and hackers stole details of more than 17.5 million users. The stolen data includes email addresses, usernames, …

Datum: 7. 10. 2017

U.S. Believes Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Antivirus to Steal NSA Secrets

Do you know—United States Government has banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky antivirus software over spying fear? Though there's no solid evidence yet available, an article published by WSJ claims that the Russian state-sponsored hackers stole highly classified NSA documents from a contractor in 2015 with the help of a security program made by Russia-based security firm Kaspersky Lab …

Datum: 6. 10. 2017

Apple Allows Uber to Use a Powerful Feature that Lets it Record iPhone Screen

If you are an iPhone user and use Uber app, you would be surprised to know that widely popular ride-hailing app can record your screen secretly. Security researcher Will Strafach recently revealed that Apple selectively grants (what's known as an "entitlement") Uber a powerful ability to use the newly introduced screen-recording API with intent to improve the performance of the Uber app on …

Datum: 6. 10. 2017

Apple macOS High Sierra Bug Exposes Passwords of Encrypted APFS Volumes As Hint

A severe programming error has been discovered in Apple's latest macOS High Sierra 10.13 that exposes passwords of encrypted Apple File System (APFS) volumes in plain text. Reported by Matheus Mariano, a Brazilian software developer, the vulnerability affects encrypted volumes using APFS wherein the password hint section is showing the actual password in the plain text. Yes, you got that right— …

Datum: 6. 10. 2017

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