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Google Patches 6 Critical Android Mediaserver Bugs in May Security Update

In Brief Google has released its monthly security patches for Android this week, addressing 17 critical vulnerabilities, 6 of which affect Android Mediaserver component that could be used to execute malicious code remotely. Besides patches for Mediaserver, Google also fixed 4 critical vulnerabilities related to Qualcomm components discovered in Android handsets, including Google's Nexus 6P …

Datum: 3. 5. 2017

Malware Hunter — Shodan's new tool to find Malware C&C Servers

Rapidly growing, insecure internet-connected devices are becoming albatross around the necks of individuals and organizations with malware authors routinely hacking them to form botnets that can be further used as weapons in DDoS and other cyber attacks. But now finding malicious servers, hosted by attackers, that control botnet of infected machines gets a bit easier. Thanks to Shodan and …

Datum: 2. 5. 2017

PCs With Intel Server Chipsets, Launched In Past 9-Years, Can Be Hacked Remotely

A critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability has been discovered in the remote management features on computers shipped with Intel processors for nearly a decade, which could allow attackers to take control of the computers remotely. The RCE flaw (CVE-2017-5689) resides in the Intel's Management Engine (ME) technologies such as Active Management Technology (AMT), Small Business …

Datum: 2. 5. 2017

Hacker leaks 'Orange is the New Black' Season 5 after Netflix refused to Pay Ransom

After releasing 10 back-to-back episodes of the Season 5 premiere of Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black," a hacking group calling itself The Dark Overlord is threatening to leak a trove of other unreleased TV shows and movies. The Dark Overlord (TDO) posted links to the first 10 episodes of the upcoming season of "Orange Is the New Black" show to a piracy website after Larson Studios and …

Datum: 1. 5. 2017

Insecure Apps that Open Ports Leave Millions of Smartphones at Risk of Hacking

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan discovered that hundreds of applications in Google Play Store have a security hole that could potentially allow hackers to steal data from and even implant malware on millions of Android smartphones. The University of Michigan team says that the actual issue lies within apps that create open ports — a known problem with computers — on …

Datum: 29. 4. 2017

Source Code for CIA’s Tool to Track Whistleblowers Leaked by Wikileaks

Wikileaks has just published a new batch of the Vault 7 leak, exposing the documentation and source code for a CIA project known as "Scribbles." Scribbles, a.k.a. the "Snowden Stopper," is a piece of software allegedly designed to embed 'web beacon' tags into confidential documents, allowing the spying agency to track whistleblowers and foreign spies. Since March, as part of its "Vault 7" …

Datum: 28. 4. 2017

New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic

Many people believe that they are much less likely to be bothered by malware if they use a Mac computer, but is it really true? Unfortunately, No. According to the McAfee Labs, malware attacks on Apple's Mac computers were up 744% in 2016, and its researchers have discovered nearly 460,000 Mac malware samples, which is still just a small part of overall Mac malware out in the wild. Today, …

Datum: 28. 4. 2017

Save the Internet: FCC Unveils Plan to Rollback Net-Neutrality Rules

After crushing a set of privacy rules on ISPs that restrict them from sharing your online data with third parties without your consent, President Donald Trump's newly appointed FCC chairman Ajit Pai has announced the first move in its efforts to kill off Net Neutrality. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that it will roll back net neutrality rules that require …

Datum: 27. 4. 2017

Hack'em If You Can — U.S. Air Force launches Bug Bounty Program

With the growing number of data breaches and cyber attacks, a significant number of companies and organizations have started Bug Bounty programs for encouraging hackers and bug hunters to find and responsibly report vulnerabilities in their services and get rewarded. Now, following the success of the "Hack the Pentagon" and "Hack the Army" initiatives, the United States Department of Defense …

Datum: 27. 4. 2017

Hajime ‘Vigilante Botnet’ Growing Rapidly; Hijacks 300,000 IoT Devices Worldwide

Last week, we reported about a so-called 'vigilante hacker' who hacked into at least 10,000 vulnerable 'Internet of Things' devices, such as home routers and Internet-connected cameras, using a botnet malware in order to supposedly secure them. Now, that vigilante hacker has already trapped roughly 300,000 devices in an IoT botnet known as Hajime, according to a new report published Tuesday …

Datum: 27. 4. 2017

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