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Apple Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Apps From Its App Stores

Due to the surge in cryptocurrency prices, not only hackers but also legitimate websites and mobile apps are increasingly using cryptocurrency miners to monetize by levying the CPU power of your PC and phones to mine cryptocurrencies. However, Apple wants to protect your Mac and iPhone battery from shady cryptocurrency mining apps, and therefore, the company has put restrictions on such apps …

Datum: 12. 6. 2018

Feds Arrest 74 Email Fraudsters Involved in Nigerian BEC Scams

The United States Department of Justice announced Monday the arrest of 74 email fraudsters across three continents in a global crackdown on a large-scale business email compromise (BEC) scheme. The arrest was the result of a six-month-long operation dubbed "Operation Wire Wire" that involved the US Department of Justice, the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Treasury, and the US Postal …

Datum: 12. 6. 2018

A New Paradigm For Cyber Threat Hunting

It’s no secret that expecting security controls to block every infection vector is unrealistic. For most organizations, the chances are very high that threats have already penetrated their defenses and are lurking in their network. Pinpointing such threats quickly is essential, but traditional approaches to finding these needles in the haystack often fall short. Now there is a unique …

Datum: 11. 6. 2018

U.S. Builds World's Fastest Supercomputer – Summit

China no longer owns the fastest supercomputer in the world; It is the United States now. Though China still has more supercomputers on the Top 500 list, the USA takes the crown of "world's fastest supercomputer" from China after IBM and the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) unveiled "Summit." Summit is claimed to be more than twice as powerful as the current …

Datum: 11. 6. 2018

Hackers Stole Over $20 Million in Ethereum from Insecurely Configured Clients

Security researchers have been warning about cybercriminals who have made over 20 million dollars in just past few months by hijacking insecurely configured Ethereum nodes exposed on the Internet. Qihoo 360 Netlab in March tweeted about a group of cybercriminals who were scanning the Internet for port 8545 to find insecure geth clients running Ethereum nodes and, at that time, stole 3.96234 …

Datum: 11. 6. 2018

OnePlus 6 Flaw Allows to Boot Any Image Even With Locked Bootloader

Have you recently bought a OnePlus 6? Don’t your phone unattended. A serious vulnerability has been discovered in the OnePlus 6 bootloader that makes it possible for someone to boot arbitrary or modified images to take full admin control of your phone—even if the bootloader is locked. A bootloader is part of the phone's built-in firmware and locking it down stops users from replacing or …

Datum: 11. 6. 2018

Russia to Fine Search Engines for Linking to Banned VPN services

In its years-long efforts to censor the Internet by blocking access to a large number of websites in the country, Russia has now approved a new bill introducing fines for search engines that provide links to banned sites, VPN services, and anonymization tools. VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are third-party services that help users access block banned websites by encrypting users' Internet …

Datum: 9. 6. 2018

Facebook bug changed 14 million users’ default privacy settings to public

Facebook admits as many as 14 millions of its users who thought they're sharing content privately with only friends may have inadvertently shared their posts with everyone because of a software bug. Facebook said in front of Congress in March over the Cambridge Analytica scandal that "every piece of content that you share on Facebook you own, you have complete control over who sees it and how …

Datum: 8. 6. 2018

Adobe Issues Patch for Actively Exploited Flash Player Zero-Day Exploit

If you have already uninstalled Flash player, well done! But if you haven't, here's another great reason for ditching this application for better security of your devices. Adobe has released a security patch update for a critical vulnerability in its Flash Player software that is actively being exploited in the wild by hackers in targeted attacks against Windows users. …

Datum: 7. 6. 2018

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

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