Security

Netflix’s Black Mirror Bandersnatch isn’t Compatible with Apple TV

Researchers Manage to Perform Side-Channel Attack on Netflix

Indian researchers prove that it’s possible to figure out viewer choices on Netflix, through ciphered data. The communication data between the viewer and Netflix servers is encrypted, but JSON files are identifiable....
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Facebook Was Storing the Passwords of Millions in Plain Text Form

Facebook admits to having been storing passwords of millions in readable form for years. An internal investigation shows that many millions of users are affected, possibly up to 20%. Facebook claims...
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LockerGoga on the Spotlight, Dubbing as Wiper and Ransomware

LockerGoga is not only encrypting the victim’s files anymore, but it’s also locking the user out. The Talos team has noticed a cumbersome encryption process, which includes the Recycle Bin as well....
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NCAA Basketball Tournament Opens Up New Possibilities for Scammers

NCAA fans need to be extra careful when buying tickets, streaming games and placing their bets of gambling sites. From malware spreading to credit card stealing, scammers are on a frenzy to...
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Norsk Hydro Aluminum Production Giant Still Recovering from Ransomware Attack

Norsk Hydro is living the nightmare right now, trying to get back to normal operation following a ransomware attack. The company’s response to the incident was admittedly good enough, mitigating the affection...
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Watch Out for Spear Phishing Emails Impersonating Major Brands – Barracuda Networks

Barracuda Networks points out that over 80% of spear phishing emails appear to come from major brands The rest use blackmail and business email compromise to pick up credentials and other data The biggest...
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A New Variant of the Mirai Botnet Targets Enterprise Presentation Systems

A fresh version of the Mirai botnet now targets even more devices that are deployed throughout enterprise environments. The exploitation additions mainly concern routers, smart TVs, and presentation systems. By targeting...
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A New Boeing 737 Themed Spam Campaign Pushes Malware

A global mail-spamming campaign is taking advantage of people’s fear and curiosity. The messages warn the receptors of imminent airplane crashes through supposed leaks of confidential information. The trick is hidden...
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Hacker Puts Another Batch of 26 Million Accounts for Sale on the Dark Web

Gnosticplayers puts the fourth batch up for sale on the dark web, with 26 million accounts deriving from six data breaches. Each of the website sub-batch of account credentials is sold for...
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Gearbest Server Leaking Millions of Highly Critical Customer Data

An unprotected Elasticsearch database belonging to Gearbest is giving malicious actors everything on a plate. From personal identification information to banking data and payment vouchers, there’s nothing that's missing. The vast...