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[CVE-2020-25204] God Kings "com.innogames.core.frontend.notifications.receivers.LocalNotificationBroadcastReceiver&

RCE Security Advisoryhttps://www.rcesecurity.com1. ADVISORY INFORMATION=======================Product: God KingsVendor URL: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.innogames.gkandroidType: Improper Verification of Intent by Broadcast Receiver [CWE-925]Date found: 2020-09-07Date published: 2020-10-25CVSSv3 Score: 5.5 (CVSS
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Microsoft Introduces New Password Spray Detection for Azure

Microsoft this week announced the availability of a new password spray detection for Azure AD Identity Protection customers.Password spraying represents one of the most common forms of attack, where threat actors attempt to breach organizations by trying common passwords against multiple accounts. According to Microsoft, one-third of account compromises are
Publish At:2020-10-27 15:34 | Read:47 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access Cloud Security

In Election Hacking, Perception May be as Good as the Real Thing

Hackers seeking to sow chaos in the November 3 election are hard at work -- but some experts say they don't need to be successful to have an impact. Simply the perception of breaching election systems could have the same effect of undermining confidence in the outcome and opening the door to discrediting the results. "Perception hacking can be just as effec
Publish At:2020-10-27 15:34 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime hack

Akamai Acquires Asavie for Its Mobility, IoT Services

Akamai on Tuesday announced that it has acquired Asavie, an Ireland-based company that provides mobility, IoT and cybersecurity solutions.Asavie has developed a platform that helps enterprises secure their mobile and IoT devices by placing assets inside private network slices. The company says it uses machine learning and anomaly detection to secure networks
Publish At:2020-10-27 15:34 | Read:118 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Mobile

Employees Aware of Emailed Threats Open Suspicious Messages

A survey of 1,000 employees finds 96% of employees are aware of digital threats, but 45% click emails they consider to be suspicious.Security awareness training doesn't always lead to improved behavior, as indicated in a survey of more than 1,000 employees around the world. The data raises concerns because most people have increased the use of company-issued
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Developers' Approach to App Testing Could Cut Flaw Fix Times by 80 Days

An analysis of more than 130,000 active applications found more with at least one high-severity flaw compared with 2019.Large codebases that have a high density of existing software vulnerabilities — two factors often not under an individual developer's control — increase the time to fix an average flaw by 120 days, according to Veracode's latest
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MITRE Shield Matrix Highlights Deception & Concealment Technology

The role that these technologies play in the MITRE Shield matrix is a clear indicator that they are an essential part of today's security landscape.It's an age-old question: How do you know if you need more security? MITRE has been diligently working to document tactics and techniques to assess security readiness and answer this very challenging question. In
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Keeping ransomware cash away from your business

A ransomware gang has made headlines for donating a big chunk of stolen funds to two charities. Two separate donations given to Children International and The Water Project rang tills to the tune of $10,000 each. Their reason was that they’re targeting “only large profitable corporations, we think it’s fair that some of the money they’ve paid will go to char
Publish At:2020-10-27 15:23 | Read:87 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Malware bitcoin charities charity donations illeg

Student Teacher Jailed for Sexting Children

A former student teacher at an American middle school has been sent to prison for sending nude pictures of herself to children. Emily Edson, a 39-year-old former student teacher at Lamar Middle School in Lamar, Missouri, admitted sending indecent images to three male children. Police say that the victims were all aged 13 at the time. An investigati
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Floridian Arrested for Hacking Home Camera System

A woman from Florida has been arrested after allegedly hacking into the home camera system of a family member as part of an extortion attempt.Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Jennifer Lenell Small on October 26 and charged the 44-year-old with a third-degree felony cybercrime. Agents say that Small accessed the ho
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Ping Identity Appoints Emma Maslen to Lead EMEA and APAC Growth

Identity security firm Ping Identity has announced the appointment of Emma Maslen as its vice-president and general manager for EMEA and APAC. In this role, she will focus on opening new markets and Ping’s continued international growth.Maslen has over 20 years of experience working in senior leadership roles in the IT industry, including at Sun Micros
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Schools Admit Security Gaps

Schools have admitted to creating gaps in their security by rapidly transitioning to remote education in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.The admission was announced today by cybersecurity company Netwrix, as one of several additional findings from its "2020 Cyber Threats Report" that examined how the coronavirus pandemic an
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Google removes a set of 21 malicious apps from the Play Store

Google has removed 21 malicious apps from the official Play Store because they were found to serve intrusive and annoying ads. Google has removed 21 new malicious apps from the official Play Store because they were found displaying intrusive ads. The following malicious apps were spotted by researchers from cybersecurity firm Avast: Shoot ThemCrush
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FBI: Hackers stole government source code via SonarQube instances

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a flash alert warning of hackers stealing data from U.S. government agencies and enterprise organizations via internet-exposed and insecure SonarQube instances.SonarQube is an open-source platform for automated code quality auditing and static analysis to discover bugs and security vulnerabilities in projects
Publish At:2020-10-27 13:18 | Read:72 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI hack

Steelcase furniture giant hit by Ryuk ransomware attack

Office furniture giant Steelcase has suffered a ransomware attack that forced them to shut down their network to contain the attack's spread.Steelcase is the largest office furniture manufacturer globally, with 13,000 employees and $3.7 billion in 2020.Steelcase suffers a Ryuk ransomware attackIn an 8-K form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission
Publish At:2020-10-27 13:18 | Read:40 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security ransomware

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