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Flash Player is Dead, Long Live Flash Player!

Adobe last week detailed plans to retire its Flash Player software, a cross-platform browser plugin so powerful and so packed with security holes that it has become the favorite target of malware developers. To help eradicate this ubiquitous liability, Adobe is enlisting the help of Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla. But don’t break out th
Publish At:2017-08-02 22:00 | Read:162 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe apple Benjamin Smedberg exploit kits Facebook Fl

Google experts blocked a new targeted malware family, the Lipizzan spyware

Google has identified a new strain of Android malware, the Lipizzan spyware, that could be used as a powerful surveillance tool. Malware researchers at Google have spotted a new strain of Android spyware dubbed Lipizzan that could exfiltrate any kind of data from mobile devices and use them as surveillance tools. The Lipizzan spyware is a project developed
Publish At:2017-07-28 04:35 | Read:253 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Android Google Lipizzan spyware

Lithuania to extradite the man responsible for 100M email scam against Google and Facebook

A Lithuanian court on Monday ruled the extradite of a man to the US to face charges of allegedly swindling $100M from Google and Facebook via email scam. A Lithuanian man who is allegedly responsible for a $100 million scam (roughly 87 million euros) from tech companies Google and Facebook will be extradited to the United States soon. The Lithuanian citizen 
Publish At:2017-07-18 14:45 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime BEC email scam Facebook Google Hac

Porn Spam Botnet Has Evil Twitter Twin

Last month KrebsOnSecurity published research into a large distributed network of apparently compromised systems being used to relay huge blasts of junk email promoting “online dating” programs — affiliate-driven schemes traditionally overrun with automated accounts posing as women. New research suggests that another bot-promoting botnet of
Publish At:2017-07-16 15:55 | Read:216 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other .tk AshleyMadison ASN19984 Deniro Marketing google par

BroadPwn potentially expose to hack millions of Android devices using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip

Google warned of a serious flaw dubbed BroadPwn in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that potentially impacts millions of Android devices. Google published the monthly security update for Android devices, it warned of a serious flaw, dubbed BroadPWN, in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that potentially impacts millions of Android devices, as well as some iPhone mod
Publish At:2017-07-07 21:00 | Read:337 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Android BroadPWN Google mobile

The apparent difficulty of implementing email encryption in Gmail

It’s been almost three years since Google first announced its intention to add end-to-end encryption to Gmail. However, the free email service is yet to provide users with that feature. Despite the Internet giant insists that it was never a bluff, one of the company’s latest movements has reignited the criticism. Recently, a spokesperson from Goo
Publish At:2017-06-14 11:50 | Read:440 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security end-to-end encryption Gmail Google Privacy technolo

Malvertising campaign in Google Search redirected users to tech support scam

Malicious ads in Google search results for the US retail giant Target redirected users to a tech support scam. The malvertising campaign was first reported last week by a US user who posted his observations to a StackExchange thread and was then reported by Bleepingcomputer.com. Just querying Google for the term “target,” users were displayed on
Publish At:2017-06-06 09:55 | Read:355 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cybercrime Google malverti

Millions of Android devices potentially exposed to the Cloak and Dagger attack

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a new attack against Android OS, dubbed ‘Cloak and Dagger,’ millions of devices at risk. Security researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a new attack, dubbed ‘Cloak and Dagger’, that allows taking full control of Android devices. The  ‘Cloak a
Publish At:2017-05-26 09:05 | Read:413 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Android Cloak and Dagger Google

Emergency Fix for Windows Anti-Malware Flaw Leads May’s Patch Tuesday

Adobe and Microsoft both issued updates today to fix critical security vulnerabilities in their software. Microsoft actually released an emergency update on Monday just hours ahead of today’s regularly scheduled “Patch Tuesday” (the 2nd Tuesday of each month) to fix a dangerous flaw present in most of Microsoft’s anti-malware technolo
Publish At:2017-05-13 16:15 | Read:643 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Adobe Flash Player update Flash Player 25.0.0.171 goog

Identifying Sources of Leaks with the Gmail “+” Feature

For years, Google is offering two nice features with his gmail.com platform to gain more power of your email address. You can play with the “+” (plus) sign or “.” (dot) to create more email addresses linked to your primary one. Let’s take an example with John who’s the owner of john.doe@gmail.com. John can share the email
Publish At:2017-05-13 15:50 | Read:453 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Dump Google leak Passwords

Denmark blamed Russia APT28 group for cyber intrusions in Defense Ministry Emails

Denmark on Monday denounced Russia after the publication of a report that accused Russian APT28 of hacking the defense ministry’s email accounts. Today the Danish Government officially blamed Russia for cyber attacks against its Defense Ministry. Denmark denounced a cyber intrusion in several Defense Ministry’s email accounts. The accusation com
Publish At:2017-04-26 07:51 | Read:544 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking APT28 cyber espionag

Over 70% of Android Devices Don’t Have Latest Security Patch Installed

According to recent research, the majority of Android devices are running security patches that are months old, leaving users vulnerable to attacks.Mobile security company Skycure released the findings of its Q4 2016 Mobile Threat Intelligence Report, revealing that over 70 percent of Android phones lack the latest security patches.The company evaluated Andr
Publish At:2017-03-25 05:00 | Read:818 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Android Google mobile patch

Clever Gmail Phishing Scam Tricked Even Technical Users

A Gmail phishing campaign is clever enough to have almost tricked or successfully fooled multiple technical users.The attack, which other contributors to The State of Security have spotted, begins when a Gmail user receives an email. Oftentimes, the message comes from someone they know whose account has already been compromised. The email appears to contain
Publish At:2017-03-20 14:30 | Read:441 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Gmail Google Phishing

Is E2EMail a new beginning or the end for Google’s End-to-End?

Google’s end-to-end email encryption project that it started back in 2014 has left home. But has the Chrome extension really “flown the nest” as Google claimed last week? Or has it simply been abandoned and left to fend for itself?Turn back the clocks to 2013. Google promises end-to-end encryption in an effort to regai
Publish At:2017-03-01 22:10 | Read:864 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Google Chrome Privacy email encryption open-source

The Google E2EMail is now fully community-driven open source project

Google has now announced that E2EMail is no more a Google product, instead, it has become a “fully community-driven open source project.” The End-to-End crypto library is a core component of several projects of the IT giant such as the E2EMail, a Chrome app that runs independent of the normal Gmail web interface and allows non-technical users to exchange enc
Publish At:2017-03-01 19:40 | Read:807 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID E2EMail encryption Google PGP Pierl

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