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Which are the most dangerous mobile app stores online?

An interesting report published by RiskIQ on 2019 Mobile App Threat Landscape, lists the most dangerous mobile app store online. Mobile users downloaded over 200 billion apps in 2019 and the overall expense in app stores worldwide has been estimated in more than $120 billion. Threat actors don’t want to miss this amazing business opportunity and
Publish At:2020-02-28 11:50 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Reports app stores info

Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram blocked in Turkey as Idlib military crisis escalates

Network data collected by the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that Turkey has blocked access to social media as Idlib military crisis escalates Network data collected by the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that the Turkish authorities have blocked access to social media following allegations of an attack on Turkish troops in Idlib, Syria on
Publish At:2020-02-28 11:50 | Read:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security Social Networ

Cisco addresses vulnerabilities in FXOS, UCS Manager and NX-OS Software

Cisco released security patches for 11 vulnerabilities in its products, including the Cisco UCS Manager, FXOS, and the NX-OS software. The most severe vulnerabilities, rated as high severity, affect FXOS and NX-OS that could be exploited by an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to execute arbitrary code as root. The exploitation of the flaw could
Publish At:2020-02-28 08:40 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Security CISCO information security news it security

NRC Health health care company hit with ransomware

A Lincoln health care company has been targeted by crooks, no patient data has been compromised during the cyber attack. NRC Health recently disclosed that it was hit by a ransomware attack that took place on February 11. The company provides analytics that help health care providers measure and improve quality and services. The Lincoln health care co
Publish At:2020-02-28 04:52 | Read:74 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking information securi

Facial recognition firm Clearview AI reveals intruders stole its client list

Bad news for the controversial facial recognition startup Clearview AI, hackers gained “unauthorized access” to a list of all of its customers.  The controversial facial-recognition company that contracts with law-enforcement agencies announced that attackers have gained unauthorized access to its entire client list. The company already infor
Publish At:2020-02-27 17:30 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Clearview AI facial recogn

Lampion malware origin servers geolocated in Turkey

After three months from the first detection, the Lampion origin was identified. A webserver named “portaldasfinancas” is available in Turkey and has been used to spread the threat in Portugal. Lampion malware is the most critical malware affecting Portuguese users’ last three months. From December 2019 it had spread, impersonating and using template emai
Publish At:2020-02-27 16:50 | Read:47 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware information securi

SQL Dump from popular Indian BGR tech site leaked online

Hackers share SQL databases from unsecured AWS buckets, including the archive belonging to the BGR tech news site in India. Hackers are sharing SQL databases from unsecured Amazon S3 buckets, one of them belongs to the BGR tech news site in India. BGR, aka Boy Genius Report, is a popular technology-influenced website that covers topics ranging from co
Publish At:2020-02-27 13:42 | Read:78 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking BGR data breac

Data on Detection of Malicious Documents in Gmail are impressive

Google revealed that the enhancements to its scanning system implemented in Gmail are boosting its detection capabilities. Google announced that the new scanning capabilities implemented in Gmail have increased the detection rate of malicious documents. The IT giant proudly announced that combining its existing machine learning models with other protec
Publish At:2020-02-27 06:31 | Read:191 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Gmail Google hacking news information

Threat actors scan Internet for Vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers

Experts warn that hackers are actively scanning the Internet for Microsoft Exchange Servers vulnerable in the attempt to exploit the CVE-2020-0688 RCE. Hackers are actively scanning the Internet for Microsoft Exchange Servers affected by the CVE-2020-0688 remote code execution flaw. The vulnerability resides in the Exchange Control Panel (ECP) compon
Publish At:2020-02-27 06:07 | Read:226 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking CVE-2020-0688 information

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:269 | 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:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking critical infrastructure ha

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:103 | 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:63 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus COVID-19 Cyber

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

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