NEWS

Microsoft Management Console Bugs Allow Windows Takeover
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) bugs and an XML external entity (XXE) problem opens the door to takeover of admin desktops.
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U.S. CITIES ARE UNDER ATTACK FROM RANSOMWARE — AND IT’S GOING TO GET MUCH WORSE
When Atlanta was hit by a devastating ransomware attack in March 2018, it knocked almost all of the city’s agencies
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Hacker Discloses Second Zero Day to Bypass Patch for Windows EoP Flaw
An anonymous security researcher going by the name of SandboxEscaper today publicly shared a second zero-day exploit that can be
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Upatched Bug Let Attackers Bypass Windows Lock Screen On RDP Sessions
A security researcher today revealed details of a newly unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Tracked as
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Researcher Exploits Microsoft’s Notepad to ‘Pop a Shell’
Google Project Zero researcher unearths a bug in Microsoft’s Notepad Windows application. A memory corruption bug in the Microsoft’s Windows
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Baltimore Hacks – Reminder To Governments To Stop Wasting Money And To Start Using Blockchain
With advanced tech, smartphones in the hands of every individual, and the occasional self-driving car on the street, one might
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The city of Baltimore is being held hostage by ransomware
The US city of Baltimore has been partially paralyzed since 7 May, when a ransomware attack seized parts of the
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BestMixer.io Service Shut Down For Laundering $200 Million+
After a yearlong investigation, the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) shut down Bestmixer.io today, one of the largest
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Hackers Accessed Stack Overflow’s Production Systems
In a short announcement today, Stack Overflow informs that it was the target of an attack that resulted in hackers
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Hard-to-fix Cisco flaw puts work email at risk
Security researchers have discovered serious vulnerabilities affecting dozens of Cisco devices. The flaws allow hackers to deceive the part of
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Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries
A massive cyber-attack using tools believed to have been stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA) has struck organisations
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Spyware app exposes private photos, hosting provider steps in
A hosting company took down a database operated by a spying app this week after it was found displaying thousands
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Microsoft Sees 250% Phishing Increase, Malware Decline by 34%
Phishing attacks have seen an impressive 250% increase between January and December 2018, with attackers moving to multiple points of
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Ransomware out, formjacking in as primary attack vectors
Quick and easy attack methods like formjacking gained popularity among cybercriminals last year, while more tried and true approaches like
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New Offensive USB Cable Allows Remote Attacks over WiFi
Like a scene from a James Bond or Mission Impossible movie, a new offensive USB cable plugged into a computer
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Hacker group uses Google Translate to hide phishing sites
Cyber-criminal groups are using Google Translate to hide the real domain of their phishing sites, security researchers have discovered. Phishing
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