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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

'Zip Slip' Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Projects Across Many Ecosystems

Security researchers at British software firm Snyk have revealed details of a critical vulnerability that affects thousands of projects across many ecosystems and can be exploited by attackers to achieve code execution on the target systems. Dubbed "Zip Slip," the issue is an arbitrary file overwrite vulnerability that triggers from a directory traversal attack while extracting files from an …

Datum: 5. 6. 2018

All New Privacy and Security Features Coming in macOS 10.14 Mojave

At Worldwide Developer Conference 2018 on Monday, Apple announced the next version of its macOS operating system, and it's called Mojave. Besides introducing new features and improvements of macOS 10.14 Mojave—like Dark Mode, Group FaceTime, Dynamic Desktop, and Finder—at WWDC, Apple also revealed a bunch of new security and privacy features coming with the next major macOS update. Apple CEO …

Datum: 5. 6. 2018

IoT Botnets Found Using Default Credentials for C&C Server Databases

Not following cybersecurity best practices could not only cost online users but also cost cybercriminals. Yes, sometimes hackers don't take best security measures to keep their infrastructure safe. A variant of IoT botnet, called Owari, that relies on default or weak credentials to hack insecure IoT devices was found itself using default credentials in its MySQL server integrated with command …

Datum: 5. 6. 2018

Over 115,000 Drupal Sites Still Vulnerable to Drupalgeddon2 Exploit

Hundreds of thousands of websites running on the Drupal CMS—including those of major educational institutions and government organizations around the world—have been found vulnerable to a highly critical flaw for which security patches were released almost two months ago. Security researcher Troy Mursch scanned the whole Internet and found over 115,000 Drupal websites are still vulnerable to …

Datum: 5. 6. 2018

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