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Researchers Crack 1024-bit RSA Encryption in GnuPG Crypto Library

Security boffins have discovered a critical vulnerability in a GnuPG cryptographic library that allowed the researchers to completely break RSA-1024 and successfully extract the secret RSA key to decrypt data. Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is popular open source encryption software used by many operating systems from Linux and FreeBSD to Windows and macOS X. It's the same software used by …

Datum: 4. 7. 2017

UK Teenager, Aged 18, Charged With Running DDoS-For-Hire Service

A teenage student has been charged with running a supplying malware that was used for launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against websites of some of the world's leading businesses. Jack Chappell, an 18-year-old teenager from Stockport, is accused of helping cyber criminals with his DDoS booter service (DDoS-for-hire service) to flood millions of websites around the world …

Datum: 3. 7. 2017

WordPress Plugin Used by 300,000+ Sites Found Vulnerable to SQL Injection Attack

A SQL Injection vulnerability has been discovered in one of the most popular Wordpress plugins, installed on over 300,000 websites, which could be exploited by hackers to steal databases and possibly hijack the affected sites remotely. The flaw has been discovered in the highly popular WP Statistics plugin, which allows site administrators to get detailed information related to the number of …

Datum: 1. 7. 2017

Wikileaks Reveals CIA Malware that Hacks Linux Computers

WikiLeaks has just published a new batch of the ongoing Vault 7 leak, this time detailing an alleged CIA project that allowed the agency to computers running the Linux operating systems. Dubbed OutlawCountry, the project allows the CIA hackers to redirect all outbound network traffic on the targeted computer to CIA controlled computer systems for exfiltrate and infiltrate data. !-- adsense - …

Datum: 30. 6. 2017

Windows 10 to Get Built-in Protection Against Most Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware Ransomware Everywhere Not a Single Place to Hide! But, Microsoft has a simple solution to this problem to protect millions of its users against most ransomware attacks. Two massive ransomware attacks — WannaCry and Petya (also known as NotPetya) — in a month have caused chaos and disruption worldwide, forcing hospitals, ATMs, shipping companies, governments, airports and car …

Datum: 30. 6. 2017

Original Author of Petya Ransomware is Back & He Wants to Help NotPetya Victims

The author of original Petya ransomware is back. After a long 6 months of silence, the author of now infamous Petya ransomware appeared on Twitter today to help victims unlock their files encrypted by a new version of Petya, also known as NotPetya. "We're back having a look in NotPetya," tweeted Janus, a name Petya creator previously chose for himself from a James Bond villain. "Maybe it's …

Datum: 29. 6. 2017

Telegram Agrees to Register With Russia to Avoid Ban, But Won't Share User Data

After being threatened with a ban in Russia, end-to-end encrypted Telegram messaging app has finally agreed to register with new Russian Data Protection Laws, but its founder has assured that the company will not comply to share users' confidential data at any cost. Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor had recently threatened to block Telegram if the service did not hand over …

Datum: 29. 6. 2017

Your Linux Machine Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Malicious DNS Response

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Systemd, the popular init system and service manager for Linux operating systems, that could allow remote attackers to potentially trigger a buffer overflow to execute malicious code on the targeted machines via a DNS response. The vulnerability, designated as CVE-2017-9445, actually resides in the 'dns_packet_new' function of 'systemd-resolved, …

Datum: 29. 6. 2017

Turns Out New Petya is Not a Ransomware, It’s a Destructive Wiper Malware

What if I say the Tuesday's devastating global malware outbreak was not due to any ransomware infection? Yes, the Petya ransomware attacks that began infecting computers in several countries, including Russia, Ukraine, France, India and the United States on Tuesday and demands $300 ransom was not designed with the intention of restoring the computers at all. According to a new analysis, the …

Datum: 28. 6. 2017

Microsoft Adding Artificial-Intelligence Based Advanced Antivirus to Windows 10

Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows operating system more secure and advanced than ever before by beefing up its security practices and hardening it against hackers and cyber attacks in its next release. With the launch of its Windows 10 Creator Update (also known as RedStone 3), which is expected to release sometime between September and October 2017, Microsoft is planning …

Datum: 28. 6. 2017

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