22 Jan Post Grid
Posted at 21:54h in Uncategorized
60% Rise in Consumers Hit by Password Stealers in 2019
Kaspersky has uncovered a significant rise in the use of malware designed to harvest consumers’ digital data, known as passwordRead more.
NSA to Launch Cybersecurity Directorate
The National Security Agency (NSA) will establish a Cybersecurity Directorate that redefines its cybersecurity mission, according to the NSA website.NSA’s CybersecurityRead more.
Microsoft Issues Warning For 50M Windows 10 Users
Windows 10 continues to be a danger zone. Not only have problems been piling up in recent weeks, Microsoft has also been worryingly deceptiveaboutRead more.
Hacked Ad Server Pushes SEON Ransomware, Trojans Via Malvertising
The ad server for a very popular video converter site was hacked to display malvertising that loads the GreenFlash SundownRead more.
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.Read more.
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 agenciesRead more.
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 beRead more.
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 asRead more.
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 WindowsRead more.
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 mightRead more.
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 theRead more.
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 largestRead more.
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 hackersRead more.
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 ofRead more.
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 organisationsRead more.