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Security Researcher Shares macOS Exploit Information with Apple for Free

Security Researcher Shares macOS Exploit Information with Apple for Free

Security researcher Linus Henze published an exploit affecting Apple’s macOS in February. Apple reached out to Henze, but the security researcher refused to share the exploit due to the lack of a bug...
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APAC Windows Servers Targeted by a New InfoStealer and Cryptomining Campaign

CheckPoint notices and tracks a new malware campaign that targets Windows servers in the APAC region. The new malware is operating “file-less”, avoiding detection by AV solutions, while staying effective in mining...
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Edwin van Andel, Zerocopter CEO: If You Want White Hat Hackers, Teach Your Kids...

For many years, Edwin van Andel has been working to help people and companies improve their online security. It's not an easy battle, that's for sure, as his work at Yafsec, a company he...
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Necurs Botnet Evolves to Carry New Payloads and Hide Better

Necurs botnet is back again and on the rise, empowered by new payloads and a hiding technique. The botnet can communicate with its C&C server once in a while, and get the...
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Windows 10 Update Brings Google’s Retpoline Spectre Mitigation

The latest Windows 10 update comes with the Retpoline Spectre mitigation and several fixes. It took a while for Retpoline to land on Windows, but kernel engineers promise its effect on your...
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An Unprotected Dow Jones Watchlist Database is a Goldmine for Hackers

Another unprotected elasticsearch database leaks data of millions of people, and this time it concerns high-profile individuals. The information contained in the database includes all details about PEPs around the globe, as...
Samsung Smart TVs To Come Pre-Loaded with 'McAfee Security'

Samsung Smart TVs To Come Pre-Loaded with ‘McAfee Security for TV’

Samsung has partnered with McAfee to bring “McAfee Security” antivirus to its 2019 lineup of smart TVs. The company announced that the software is capable of identifying and removing malware from its...
Popular Instagram Profiles Targeted by Hackers Using Phishing Campaigns

Popular Instagram Profiles Targeted by Hackers Using Phishing Campaigns

A report by Trend Micro revealed details on ongoing phishing campaigns targeting Instagram users with high follower counts. The hackers used phishing emails that are disguised as official emails from Instagram to...
Federal Hacking Tool Cellebrite Up for Sale for $100 on eBay

Federal Hacking Tool Cellebrite Up for Sale for $100 on eBay

A recent report by Forbes reveals that federal hacking tools used to break into phones and tablets are available for sale on websites like eBay. A security researcher from Hacker House was...
Sextortion scams on the rise

Sextortion Scams Evolve to Avoid Email Gateway Detection

Sextortion blackmail is on the rise, targets the education sector. The attackers ask for Bitcoin payment in exchange to holding onto "compromising footage". Sextortion blackmail scams are becoming more and more common these days,...

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