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Dirty COW — Critical Linux Kernel Flaw Being Exploited in the Wild

A nine-year-old critical vulnerability has been discovered in virtually all versions of the Linux operating system and is actively being exploited in the wild. Dubbed "Dirty COW," the Linux kernel security flaw (CVE-2016-5195) is a mere privilege-escalation vulnerability, but researchers are taking it extremely seriously due to many reasons. First, it's very easy to develop exploits that …

Datum: 21. 10. 2016

Ex-NSA Contractor Stole 50 TB of Classified Data; Includes Top-Secret Hacking Tools

Almost two months ago, the FBI quietly arrested NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin III for stealing an enormous number of top secret documents from the intelligence agency. Now, according to a court document filed Thursday, the FBI seized at least 50 terabytes of data from 51-year-old Martin that he siphoned from government computers over two decades. The stolen data that are at least 500 …

Datum: 21. 10. 2016

Axis Bank Claims No Monetary Loss From Cyber Attack

(pc-Google Images) In the last three months, three financial institutions have faced data breaches. The most recent case of breach…

Datum: 21. 10. 2016

Over 43 Million Weebly Accounts Hacked; Foursquare Also Hit By Data Breach

2016 is the year of data breaches that has made almost every major companies victims to the cyber attacks, resulting in compromise of over billion of online users accounts. Weebly and Foursquare are the latest victims of the massive data breach, joining the list of "Mega-Breaches" revealed in recent months, including LinkedIn, MySpace, VK.com, Tumblr, Dropbox, and the biggest one -- Yahoo. …

Datum: 20. 10. 2016

MBRFilter — Open Source Tool to Protect Against 'Master Boot Record' Malware

Ransomware threat has risen exponentially so much that ransomware authors have started abusing the MBR in their attacks to lock down your entire computer instead of just encrypting your important files on hard drive. Talos team at Cisco Systems has released a free, open-source tool that protects the master boot record (MBR) sector of computers from modification by bootkits, ransomware, and …

Datum: 20. 10. 2016

Massive ATM Hack Hits 3.2 Million Indian Debit Cards — Change Your PIN Now!

India is undergoing the biggest data breaches to date with as many as 3.2 Million debit card details reportedly stolen from multiple banks and financial platforms. The massive financial breach has hit India's biggest banks including State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank and Axis, and customers are advised to change their ATM PIN immediately. Hackers allegedly used …

Datum: 20. 10. 2016

Netscape co-founder blames passwords for cyberattacks

While discussing rising security breaches in businesses and organizations, co-founder of Netscape and Shutterfly, Jim Clark weighed in on flaws…

Datum: 20. 10. 2016

Former CIA chief admits of hacking foreign political parties

A Former CIA chief has admitted that US spy agencies have hacked thousands of international political parties in the…

Datum: 20. 10. 2016

Breaking — Russian Hacker Responsible for LinkedIn Data Breach Arrested by FBI

The alleged Russian hacker arrested by the FBI in collaboration with the Czech police is none other than the hacker who was allegedly responsible for massive 2012 data breach at LinkedIn, which affected nearly 117 Million user accounts. Yevgeniy N, 29-year-old Russian hacker was arrested in Prague on October 5 suspected of participating in conducting cyber-attacks against the United States, …

Datum: 19. 10. 2016

Russian Hacker who was wanted by FBI arrested in Prague

Czech police, in cooperation with the FBI, has arrested a Russian citizen in Prague suspected of participating in conducting cyber-attacks against the United States. Czech police announced the arrest on its official website Tuesday evening, without giving any further details about the man and for what he is wanted for. Alleged Russian Hacker, whose name has not yet been disclosed, was …

Datum: 19. 10. 2016

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