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Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Security Update For A Critical Vulnerability

If your computer is running Microsoft's Windows operating system, then you need to apply this emergency patch immediately. By immediately, I mean now! Microsoft has just released an emergency security patch to address a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in its Malware Protection Engine (MPE) that could allow an attacker to take full control of a victim's PC. Enabled by …

Datum: 8. 12. 2017

Security Flaw Leaves Major Banking Apps Vulnerable to MiTM Attacks Over SSL

A team of security researchers has discovered a critical implementation flaw in major mobile banking applications that could leave banking credentials of millions of users vulnerable to hackers. The vulnerability was discovered by researchers of the Security and Privacy Group at the University of Birmingham, who tested hundreds of different banking apps—both iOS and Android—and found that …

Datum: 7. 12. 2017

Process Doppelgänging: New Malware Evasion Technique Works On All Windows Versions

A team of security researchers has discovered a new malware evasion technique that could help malware authors defeat most of the modern antivirus solutions and forensic tools. Dubbed Process Doppelgänging, the new fileless code injection technique takes advantage of a built-in Windows function and an undocumented implementation of Windows process loader. Ensilo security researchers Tal …

Datum: 7. 12. 2017

Largest Crypto-Mining Exchange Hacked; Over $70 Million in Bitcoin Stolen

Bitcoin is breaking every record—after gaining 20% jump last week, Bitcoin price just crossed the $14,800 mark in less than 24 hours—and there can be no better reason for hackers to put all of their efforts to steal skyrocketing cryptocurrency. NiceHash, the largest Bitcoin mining marketplace, has been hacked, which resulted in the theft of more than 4,700 Bitcoins worth over $57 million (at …

Datum: 7. 12. 2017

Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Hacker $100,000 to Keep Data Breach Secret

Last year, Uber received an email from an anonymous person demanding money in exchange for the stolen user database. It turns out that a 20-year-old Florida man, with the help of another, breached Uber's system last year and was paid a huge amount by the company to destroy the data and keep the incident secret. Just last week, Uber announced that a massive data breach in October 2016 exposed …

Datum: 7. 12. 2017

Critical Flaw in Major Android Tools Targets Developers and Reverse Engineers

Finally, here we have a vulnerability that targets Android developers and reverse engineers, instead of app users. Security researchers have discovered an easily-exploitable vulnerability in Android application developer tools, both downloadable and cloud-based, that could allow attackers to steal files and execute malicious code on vulnerable systems remotely. The issue was discovered by …

Datum: 6. 12. 2017

New TeamViewer Hack Could Allow Clients to Hijack Viewers' Computer

Do you have remote support software TeamViewer installed on your desktop? If yes, then you should pay attention to a critical vulnerability discovered in the software that could allow users sharing a desktop session to gain complete control of the other's PC without permission. TeamViewer is a popular remote-support software that lets you securely share your desktop or take full control of …

Datum: 6. 12. 2017

Massive Breach Exposes Keyboard App that Collects Personal Data On Its 31 Million Users

In the digital age, one of the most popular sayings is—if you're not paying, then you're not the customer, you're the product. While downloading apps on their smartphones, most users may not realize how much data they collect on you. Believe me; it’s way more than you can imagine. Nowadays, many app developers are following irresponsible practices that are worth understanding, and we don't …

Datum: 5. 12. 2017

MailSploit — Email Spoofing Flaw Affects Over 30 Popular Email Clients

If you receive an email that looks like it's from one of your friends, just beware! It's possible that the email has been sent by someone else in an attempt to compromise your system. A security researcher has discovered a collection of vulnerabilities in more than 30 popular email client applications that could allow anyone to send spoofed emails bypassing anti-spoofing mechanisms. !-- …

Datum: 5. 12. 2017

Young Hacker, Who Took Over Jail Network to Get Friend Released Early, Faces Prison

Well, "a friend in need is a friend indeed" goes a long way, but in this case, this phrase hardly makes any sense. A 27-year-old Michigan man who hacked into the government computer system of Washtenaw County Jail to alter inmate records and gain early release for his friend is now himself facing federal charges after getting caught. Konrads Voits from Ann Arbor, Michigan, pleaded guilty in …

Datum: 5. 12. 2017

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