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Beware! Over 800 Android Apps on Google Play Store Contain 'Xavier' Malware

Over 800 different Android apps that have been downloaded millions of times from Google Play Store found to be infected with malicious ad library that silently collects sensitive user data and can perform dangerous operations. Dubbed "Xavier," the malicious ad library, initially emerged in September 2016, is a member of AdDown malware family, potentially posing a severe threat to millions of …

Datum: 13. 6. 2017

Dangerous Malware Discovered that Can Take Down Electric Power Grids

Last December, a cyber attack on Ukrainian Electric power grid caused the power outage in the northern part of Kiev — the country's capital — and surrounding areas, causing a blackout for tens of thousands of citizens for an hour and fifteen minutes around midnight. Now, security researchers have discovered the culprit behind those cyber attacks on the Ukrainian industrial control systems. …

Datum: 12. 6. 2017

Online Training for Cisco CCNA, CCNP Certification Exams

As governments and enterprises migrate toward controller-based architectures, the role of a core network engineer are evolving and more important than ever. There is a growing number of jobs in Networking, but if you lack behind, you need to pass some certification exams to enter into this industry and get a significant boost in your IT career. If you are looking forward to making career …

Datum: 12. 6. 2017

French Police Seize 6 Tor Relay Servers in WannaCry Investigation

WannaCry, the biggest ransomware attack in the history, gained prominence very rapidly in the media globally after the ransomware infected more than 300,000 computers in over 150 countries within just 72 hours. Governments, Intelligence agencies and law enforcement around the world have already started their investigations and are working closely with affected companies to track down hackers …

Datum: 11. 6. 2017

Warning! Hackers Started Using "SambaCry Flaw" to Hack Linux Systems

Remember SambaCry? Two weeks ago we reported about a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking software (re-implementation of SMB networking protocol) that allows a remote hacker to take full control of a vulnerable Linux and Unix machines. To know more about the SambaCry vulnerability (CVE-2017-7494) and how it works, you can read our previous article. At …

Datum: 10. 6. 2017

Hackers Are Using An Effective Way to Spread Fake News From Verified Accounts

Social media networks are no doubt a quick and powerful way to share information and ideas, but not everything shared on Facebook or Twitter is true. Misinformation, or "Fake News," has emerged as a primary issue for social media platforms, seeking to influence millions of people with wrong propaganda and falsehoods. In past years, we have seen how political parties and other groups have …

Datum: 10. 6. 2017

First-Ever Data Stealing Malware Found Using Intel AMT Tool to Bypass Firewall

It's not hard for a well-funded state-sponsored hacking group to break into corporate networks and compromise systems with malware, but what's challenging for them is to keep that backdoor and its communication undetectable from a firewall and other network monitoring applications. However, a cyber-espionage group known as "Platinum," that is actively targeting governmental organisations, …

Datum: 9. 6. 2017

22 Apple Distributors Arrested for Selling Customers’ Data in $7.4 Million

Image Source: South China Morning Post Chinese authorities have announced the arrest of around 22 distributors working as Apple distributors as part of a $7 million operation, who stole customers’ personal information from an internal Apple database and illegally sold it to Chinese black market vendors. According to a report from Chinese media, this underground network reportedly consisted …

Datum: 8. 6. 2017

First Android-Rooting Trojan With Code Injection Ability Found On Google Play Store

A new Android-rooting malware with an ability to disable device’ security settings in an effort to perform malicious tasks in the background has been detected on the official Play Store. What's interesting? The app was smart enough to fool Google security mechanism by first pretending itself to be a clean app and then temporarily replacing it with a malicious version. Security researchers at …

Datum: 8. 6. 2017

Hard-coded Passwords Make Hacking Foscam ‘IP Cameras’ Much Easier

Security researchers have discovered over a dozen of vulnerabilities in tens of thousands of web-connected cameras that can not be protected just by changing their default credentials. Vulnerabilities found in two models of IP cameras from China-based manufacturer Foscam allow attackers to take over the camera, view video feeds, and, in some cases, even gain access to other devices connected …

Datum: 8. 6. 2017

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