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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

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

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:105 | 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
Publish At:2020-02-25 16:34 | Read:80 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news it security it security n

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

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

Slickwraps discloses data leak that impacted 850,000 user accounts

Slickwraps has disclosed a data breach that impacted over 850,000 user accounts, data were accidentally exposed due to security vulnerabilities. Slickwraps is an online store that offers for sale skins mobile devices, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and gaming consoles. The data leak was disclosed last week, on February 21 the company that customer r
Publish At:2020-02-24 09:50 | Read:66 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach data leak hack

Google sued by New Mexico attorney general for collecting student data through its Education Platform

New Mexico sues Google for allegedly using the Google for Education platform to gather personal and private data from children. Google is facing a new lawsuit for allegedly using the Google for Education platform to gather personal and private data from students with an age of less than 13 years. The lawsuit was filed by the state of New Mexico Attorne
Publish At:2020-02-23 10:15 | Read:85 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Google for Edu

Security Affairs newsletter Round 252

A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs IOTA cryptocurrency shuts down entire network after a coordinated attack on its Trinity wallet Organizers of major hacking conferences in Asia put them on hold due to Coronavirus outbreak US administration requests $9.8B for cyber 2021 budget for
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Google removed nearly 600 apps from the Play Store for ad policy violation

Google announced to have removed nearly 600 Android apps in the official Play Store that were violating two ad-related policies. Google removed from the official Play Store nearly 600 Android apps that were violating two ad-related policies, it also banned the same apps from Google AdMob and Google Ad Manager. “As part of our ongoing efforts —
Publish At:2020-02-22 08:56 | Read:216 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Android hacking news information security ne

Dragos Report: Analysis of ICS flaws disclosed in 2019

More than 400 flaws affecting industrial control systems (ICS) were disclosed in 2019, more than 100 were zero-day vulnerabilities. According to a report published by Dragos, the experts analyzed 438 ICS vulnerabilities that were reported in 212 security advisories, 26% of advisories is related to zero-day flaws. The experts determined 116 unique type
Publish At:2020-02-21 02:30 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News ICS-SCADA Reports Hacking hacking news ICS inf

Uncovering New Magecart Implant Attacking eCommerce

Security expert Marco Ramilli shared the results of an analysis of a skimmer implant spotted in the wild that could be potentially linked to Magecart group. If you are a credit card holder, this post could be of your interest. Defending our financial assets is always one of the top priorities in the cybersecurity community but, on the other side of the co
Publish At:2020-02-19 12:18 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware credit cards Cyber

5 Ways artificial intelligence Is Being Used to Keep Sensitive Information Secure

Artificial intelligence is an immensely helpful tool for businesses and consumers alike, how to use artificial intelligence to secure sensitive Information Artificial intelligence (AI) is an immensely helpful tool for businesses and consumers alike. By processing data quickly and predicting analytics, AI can do everything from automating systems to prote
Publish At:2020-02-19 11:40 | Read:145 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security AI Artificial Intelligence hacking ne

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