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Microsoft releases emergency security updates to fix Windows codecs

Microsoft has silently released an emergency security update through the Windows Store app to address two vulnerabilities in Windows codecs. Microsoft has silently released two out-of-band security updates through the Windows Store app to address two vulnerabilities in the Windows Codecs Library. The two issues are remote code execution vulnerabilities
Publish At:2020-07-01 17:02 | Read:252 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security hacking news information secu

The U.S. FCC considers Huawei and ZTE as national security threats

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE are considered as national security threats. Last week China accused the US government of “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats. The Federal Communications Commission blo
Publish At:2020-07-01 17:02 | Read:226 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Security Cyberespionage FCC Feder

How to recognize a charity scam?

Charity scams are on the rise in North America. The Covid-19 pandemic and the complicated political situation in the USA caused by the upcoming presidential elections have made more and more people be extra vocal about the causes they support. While some are taking it to the streets or presidential rallies, others are simply looking for charities that repres
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:18 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips hacking Scam

PonyFinal: The new data-stealing ransomware

Between the Q3 and Q4 last year, the average ransom demanded in a ransomware attack increased 104%, reaching $84,116. However, some variants of ransomware demand even more, especially if the malware targets large companies, as is the case with Ryuk. Given that this ransomware targets corporate environments, focusing on the Enterprise segment, it demands an a
Publish At:2020-06-29 13:07 | Read:147 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Security b2b data breach Ransomware

Should you jailbreak your iPhone?

Simple and reliable, Apple iPhones are believed to be some of the most secure mobile devices available. Apple security comes down to one factor – very tight control of the operating system and hardware. To better protect users, Apple iPhones and iPads can only install apps from the official App Store. Every app is checked by Apple’s security experts to verif
Publish At:2020-06-29 05:24 | Read:259 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips Apple iPhone jailbreak security

Magento 1.x EOL is set on June 30, 75% of installs potentially impacted

Adobe, Mastercard, Visa are warning the owners of the online store running Magento 1.x of updating their installs because it will reach EOL by June 30 Adobe, Mastercard, Visa are warning the owners of online store running Magento 1.x of updating their installs because it will reach the end-of-life (EOL) by June 30 After June 30, Adobe will no more offe
Publish At:2020-06-28 08:35 | Read:277 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Security e-commerce hackin

Asian media firm E27 hacked, attackers asked for a “donation”

Asian media firm E27 suffered a security breach and hackers asked for a “donation” to provide information on the flaws they exploited in the attack Asian media firm E27 has been hacked by a hacking group identifying themselves as “Korean Hackers” and “Team Johnwick”that asked for a “donation” to provide info
Publish At:2020-06-28 04:06 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Security data

NVIDIA addressed multiple code execution issues in GPU Drivers

NVIDIA released security patches for a dozen vulnerabilities in GPU display drivers and vGPU software, including code execution issues. NVIDIA has released security updates to address a dozen vulnerabilities in GPU display drivers and vGPU software, some of them could lead to code execution. “NVIDIA has released a software security update for NVI
Publish At:2020-06-27 20:23 | Read:249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security code execution Hacking hacking news i

Microsoft issues guidance to defend Exchange servers under attack

Microsoft researchers are warning of attacks against Exchange servers and published guidance on how to defend them. Microsoft’s Defender ATP Research Team released guidance on how to defend against attacks targeting Exchange servers with the use of behavior-based detection. Microsoft researchers analyzed multiple campaigns targeting Exchange serv
Publish At:2020-06-25 04:45 | Read:171 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Exchange servers information

VMware addresses critical flaws in Workstation and Fusion

VMware addressed 10 vulnerabilities affecting its ESXi, Workstation and Fusion products, including critical and high-severity code issues on the hypervisor. VMware has addressed 10 vulnerabilities affecting ESXi, Workstation and Fusion products, including critical and high-severity issues that can be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code on the
Publish At:2020-06-24 17:55 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security code execution DOS Hacking hacking ne

Thirty years of Panda Security: 30 years of cybersecurity

In 1971, an American researcher called Bob Thomas created an IT program designed to travel across a network This program left a trace on all the computers it entered, printing a message saying “I AM THE CREEPER:  CATCH ME IF YOU CAN.” This program became the first computer virus, spreading to mainframe computers manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation.
Publish At:2020-06-24 09:35 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Panda Security Security b2b

Brits are worried about the COVID-19 tracing app

Like many other countries, the UK government has announced plans for a COVID-19 tracing app to help limit the spread of the virus. An app is currently undergoing testing on the Isle of Wight before being rolled out to the rest of the country later this year. But even before the app goes live there are concerns that the project will fail. Helping reduce local
Publish At:2020-06-24 09:35 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Technology contact tracing covid-19

Von der Leyen said Chinese cyberattacks on EU hospitals cannot be tolerated

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called out China for launching cyberattacks EU hospitals and health care institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen publicly linked to China a series of cyber attacks against EU hospitals and health care institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. von der
Publish At:2020-06-24 07:55 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Security China coronaviru

The Cybersecurity Imitation Game, or how much is your security worth

Opinion Piece – Neil Martin, Panda Security Alan Turing, born on 23 June 1912, was recently announced by the Bank of England as the face of the new £50 note due to enter circulation next year. Alan Turing banknote concept – the Bank of England He joins a select group including politician Sir Winston Churchill (£5), writer Jane Austin (£10) and painter Joseph
Publish At:2020-06-23 06:33 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Panda Security Security advanced cybersecurity b2b captcha

AMD is going to patch UEFI SMM callout privilege escalation flaw

AMD is going to release patches for a flaw affecting the System Management Mode (SMM) of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). AMD recently announced that it was preparing patches for an SMM Callout Privilege Escalation vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-12890, that affects the System Management Mode (SMM) of the Unified Extensible Firmware In
Publish At:2020-06-22 12:59 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security AMD hacking news information

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