22 Sep, 2017

Passwords For 500,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online

22 Sep, 2017

Another day, another news about a data breach, though this is something disconcerting. Login credentials of more than half a million records belonging to vehicle tracking device company SVR Tracking have leaked online, potentially exposing the personal data and vehicle details of drivers and businesses using its service. Just...

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22 Sep, 2017

Linux Trojan Using Hacked IoT Devices to Send Spam Emails

22 Sep, 2017

Botnets, like Mirai, that are capable of infecting Linux-based internet-of-things (IoT) devices are constantly increasing and are mainly designed to conduct Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, but researchers have discovered that cybercriminals are using botnets for mass spam mailings. New research conducted by Russian security firm Doctor Web...

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21 Sep, 2017

ISPs May Be Helping Hackers to Infect you with FinFisher Spyware

21 Sep, 2017

Are you sure the version of WhatsApp, or Skype, or VLC Player installed on your system is legitimate? Security researchers have discovered that legitimate downloads of several popular applications including WhatsApp, Skype, VLC Player and WinRAR have reportedly been compromised at the ISP level to distribute the infamous FinFisher...

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21 Sep, 2017

SEC Discloses Hackers Broke Into Edgar Corporate Filing System Last Year

21 Sep, 2017

This month has been full of breaches. Now, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the top U.S. markets regulator, has disclosed that hackers managed to hack into its financial document filing system and may have illegally profited from the stolen information. On Wednesday, the SEC announced that its officials...

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21 Sep, 2017

CCleaner Malware Infects Big Tech Companies With Second Backdoor

21 Sep, 2017

The group of unknown hackers who hijacked CCleaner’s download server to distribute a malicious version of the popular system optimization software targeted at least 20 major international technology companies with a second-stage payload. Earlier this week, when the CCleaner hack was reported, researchers assured users that there’s no second...

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20 Sep, 2017

Researchers Expose Iranian Hacking Group Linked to Destructive Malware

20 Sep, 2017

Security researchers have recently uncovered a cyber espionage group targeting aerospace, defence and energy organisations in the United States, Saudi Arabia and South Korea. According to the latest research published Wednesday by US security firm FireEye, an Iranian hacking group that it calls Advanced Persistent Threat 33 (or APT33)...

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20 Sep, 2017

Hacker Can Steal Data from Air-Gapped Computers Using IR CCTV Cameras

20 Sep, 2017

Air-gapped computers that are isolated from the Internet and physically separated from local networks are believed to be the most secure computers which are difficult to infiltrate. However, these networks have been a regular target in recent years for researchers, who have been trying to demonstrate every possible attack...

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20 Sep, 2017

Viacom Left Sensitive Data And Secret Access Key On Unsecured Amazon Server

20 Sep, 2017

Viacom—the popular entertainment and media company that owns Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central, MTV, and hundreds of other properties—has exposed the keys to its kingdom on an unsecured Amazon S3 server. A security researcher working for California-based cyber resiliency firm UpGuard has recently discovered a wide-open, public-facing misconfigured Amazon Web...

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19 Sep, 2017

Shadow Brokers Leaks Another Windows Hacking Tool Stolen from NSA’s Arsenal

19 Sep, 2017

The Shadow Brokers, a notorious hacking group that leaked several hacking tools from the NSA, is once again making headlines for releasing another NSA exploit—but only to its “monthly dump service” subscribers. Dubbed UNITEDRAKE, the implant is a “fully extensible remote collection system” that comes with a number of...

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19 Sep, 2017

Steps You should Take to Protect Yourself

19 Sep, 2017

Equifax has suffered one of the largest data breaches in history that has left highly sensitive data of as many as 143 million people—that’s nearly half of the US population—in the hands of hackers. Based on the company’s investigation, some unknown hackers managed to exploit a security flaw on...

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