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Kr00k Wi-Fi Encryption flaw affects more than a billion devices

A high-severity hardware vulnerability, dubbed Kr00k, in Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress expose over a billion devices to hack. Cybersecurity researchers from ESET have discovered a new high-severity hardware vulnerability, dubbed Kr00k, that affects Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress. The vulnerability could have a severe
Publish At:2020-02-26 18:44 | Read:116 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

Reading Municipal Light Department, an electric utility in Massachusetts, hit by ransomware

The Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), an electric utility in Massachusetts, announced it was hit by a ransomware attack. This week, the Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), an electric utility in Massachusetts, announced it was hit by a ransomware attack. Reading Municipal Light Department provides electricity to over 68,000 citizens tha
Publish At:2020-02-26 11:32 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking critical infrastructure ha

Samsung leaked data of a few UK Customers

The South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung announced that customers’ personal information was leaked online due to a “technical error” Samsung announced that customers’ personal information was exposed online through its website due to a “technical error.” The glitch only affected the U.K. website (http://samsung.com/UK) for a total of 150
Publish At:2020-02-26 11:08 | Read:79 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data leak information security new

Silence Hacking Crew threatens Australian banks of DDoS attacks

DDoS extortionists are blackmailing Australian banks asking for payments of large sums in Monero cryptocurrency threatening DDoS attacks. Cybercriminals are threatening Australian banks of DDoS attacks if they will not pay large sums in Monero cryptocurrency. The extortion campaign was observed over the past week, attackers are sending emails to the ba
Publish At:2020-02-26 07:45 | Read:91 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Security banking DDoS information

Fbot re-emerged, the backstage

Mirai Fbot is back with the stronger infection speed, “Currently FBOT’s infection speed is about 100 nodes per day.. Don’t trust me, trust the number”, said the researcher who figured the come-back…” In the previous month we covered the mystery behind the Mirai botnet variant dubbed as “Fbot” after the threat’s latest encryption was disclosed
Publish At:2020-02-26 07:21 | Read:83 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Fbot Hacking information s

New Cyber Attack Campaign Leverages the COVID-19 Infodemic

Researchers from Cybaze Yoroi ZLab have spotted a new campaign exploiting the interest in coronavirus (COVID-19) evolution to spread malware. Introduction Nowadays, it is common to say that the physical world and the cyber world are strictly connected. The proof is the leverage of the current physical threat, the CoronaVirus (COVID-19), as a social eng
Publish At:2020-02-26 07:21 | Read:48 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus COVID-19 Cyber

Decathlon Spain data leak exposed Spanish employees’ data & more

Experts discovered a leaking, active database with over 123 million records belonging to Decathlon Spain (and possibly Decathlon UK as well). Experts from vpnMentor have uncovered a leaking, active database containing over 123 million records belonging to the sporting goods retailer Decathlon Spain (and possibly Decathlon UK as well). The unsecure arc
Publish At:2020-02-25 19:58 | Read:98 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data leak Decathlon hacking news i

Zyxel addresses Zero-Day vulnerability in NAS devices

Tech vendor Zyxel addresses a critical vulnerability in several network-attached storage (NAS) devices that is already being exploited in the wild. Zyxel has released security patches to address a critical remote code execution vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-9054, that affects several NAS devices. The flaw can be exploited by an unauthenticated attack
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Google fixes Chrome zero-day flaw exploited in the wild

Google has released Chrome 80 update that addresses three high-severity vulnerabilities, one of them has been exploited in the wild. Google has released Chrome 80 update (version 80.0.3987.122) that addresses three high-severity vulnerabilities, including a zero-day issue (CVE-2020-6418) that has been exploited in the wild. The CVE-2020-6418 vulnerability
Publish At:2020-02-25 12:23 | Read:211 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Chrome CVE-2020-6418 hacking news it s

Experts discovered a new critical OpenSMTPD RCE flaw exploited in the wild

Experts discovered a new critical remote code execution vulnerability in the OpenSMTPD that could allow hacking email servers running BSD or Linux. A new critical remote code execution vulnerability was discovered in the OpenSMTPD that could be exploited by attackers to take complete control over email servers running BSD or Linux operating systems. O
Publish At:2020-02-25 12:23 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

European Commission has chosen the Signal app to secure its communications

The popular cross-platform encrypted messaging service Signal has been chosen by the European Commission for its communications. The European Commission has decided to adopt for its staff the popular cross-platform encrypted messaging service Signal for its communications. The news was first reported earlier this month by the Politico website, a messa
Publish At:2020-02-25 08:59 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security End-to-end Encryption information sec

Hacking campaign targets sites running popular Duplicator WordPress plugin

Security experts are warning of a new wave of attacks targeting a zero-day vulnerability in the popular Duplicator WordPress Plugin. Last week the development team behind the popular Duplicator WordPress plugin, the Snap Creek, addressed a zero-day vulnerability that affected at least 1 million websites. Now researchers at security firm WordFence are
Publish At:2020-02-25 08:05 | Read:145 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Duplicator WordPress hacki

South Korea suffers from the spread of people infected with Corona 19

In this situation, ‘Est security’ found malicious code disguised as a ‘Corona 19 real-time status’ inquiry program and asked the public’s attention. The malware found is an executable program (EXE) using file names such as ‘Corona’s domestic status’ and ‘Corona’s real-time corona status.’ W
Publish At:2020-02-25 08:05 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Corona 19 coronavirus info

Lampion malware v2 February 2020

Since end-December 2019 lampion malware has been noted as the most prominent malware targeting Portuguese organizations. Several devices have been infected when the victims open the zip file downloaded from the URL embedded in the malicious email that lures the Portuguese Government Finance & Tax (ATA), Energias de Portugal (EDP), and more recently th
Publish At:2020-02-24 17:49 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware

Raccoon Malware, a success case in the cybercrime ecosystem

Raccoon Malware is a recently discovered infostealer that can extract sensitive data from about 60 applications on a targeted system. Racoon malware, Legion, Mohazo, and Racealer, is an infostealer that recently appeared in the threat landscape that is advertised in hacking forums. The malware is cheap compared to similar threats, it is able
Publish At:2020-02-24 17:25 | Read:215 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking information securi

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