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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:270 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe apple Benjamin Smedberg exploit kits Facebook Fl

Alleged vDOS Owners Poised to Stand Trial

Police in Israel are recommending that the state attorney’s office indict and prosecute two 18-year-olds suspected of operating vDOS, until recently the most popular attack service for knocking Web sites offline. On Sept. 8, 2016, KrebsOnSecurity published a story about the hacking of vDOS, a service that attracted tens of thousands of paying customers
Publish At:2017-03-27 22:30 | Read:608 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other fbi Federal Bureau of Investigation itay huri Perach A

New Critical Fixes for Flash, MS Windows

Both Adobe and Microsoft on Tuesday issued patches to plug critical security holes in their products. Adobe’s Flash Player patch addresses 17 security flaws, including one “zero-day” bug that is already actively being exploited by attackers. Microsoft’s bundle of updates tackles at least 42 security weaknesses in Windows and associate
Publish At:2016-12-14 22:40 | Read:832 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe flash player Microsoft Windows Recorded Future S

More Than 90% of Suspicious IP Addresses Not Identified by Blacklists

A new report reveals that current blacklists are failing to identify approximately 90% of suspicious IP addresses.The report, “Two Shady Men Walk Into a Bar: Detecting Suspected Malicious Infrastructure Using Hidden Link Analysis,” is the culmination of an effort led by threat intelligence firm Recorded Future to illustrate how mentions of malici
Publish At:2015-08-12 15:25 | Read:1084 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News adware blacklists Dyre ip address malwa

Experts found Government Credentials on the Open Web too easily

Recorded Future discovered that credentials stolen in a number of breaches and belonging to government agencies are available online on several paste sites. According to analysts at Recorded Future, the credentials stolen in several data breached related to 100 US government domains are available online on a number of paste si
Publish At:2015-06-29 13:55 | Read:987 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime Data-breaches Hacking O

Stolen Government Agency Passwords Easy to Find Online

Credentials stolen in breaches and sundry hacks belonging to close to 100 unique U.S. government domains are scattered among a number of paste sites and are searchable in other locations online.Analysts at Recorded Future said on Wednesday that through open source intelligence gathering and analysis, they found either clear text or hashed email-password comb
Publish At:2015-06-26 16:22 | Read:680 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government government OPM OPM hack Recorded Future Stolen Cr

Indexing the Dark Web One Hacking Forum At A Time

CANCUN–There are only so many ways to tip-toe around some of the Internet’s darker, seedier corners. Sites offering illegal drugs, DDoS for hire and other questionable merchandise are often laden with malware, hazardous to visit, and in turn, can be hard to fully get a grip on.But according to Staffan Truvé, the CTO and co-founder of Recorded Fut
Publish At:2015-02-18 05:45 | Read:1165 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Analyst Summit Vulnerabilities Web Security Dark We

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