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Adobe Addresses Critical Adobe Flash Player, Acrobat Reader Flaws

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 17:18
Adobe has issued patches for 87 vulnerabilities on Patch Tuesday - the bulk of which exist in Adobe's Acrobat and Reader product.
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Linux Kernel Flaw Allows Remote Code-Execution

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 16:21
The bug is remotely exploitable without authentication or user interaction.
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WhatsApp Zero-Day Exploited in Targeted Spyware Attacks

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 13:58
WhatsApp has patched a vulnerability that allowed attackers to install spyware on victims' phones.
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Cynet: An Autonomous Security Platform for Any Size Organization

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 13:00
Cynet  protects the entire internal environment – including hosts, files, users and the network.
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Pair of Cisco Bugs, One Unpatched, Affect Millions of Devices

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 23:17
The two high-severity bugs impact a wide array of enterprise, military and government networks.
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Twitter Leaks Apple iOS Users’ Location Data to Ad Partner

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 22:02
A Twitter glitch "inadvertently" leaked iOS users' location data to an unnamed partner.
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ScarCruft APT Adds Bluetooth Harvester to its Malware Bag of Tricks

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 17:46
In its latest observed campaign, there were also overlaps in victimology with the DarkHotel APT.
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ThreatList: Top 5 Most Dangerous Attachment Types

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 17:38
From ZIP attachments spreading Gandcrab, to DOC files distributing Trickbot, researchers tracked five widescale spam campaigns in 2019 that have made use of malicious attachments.
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FIN7 Linked to Escalating Active Exploits for Microsoft SharePoint Bug

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 22:29
Using a bug patched in March, the attacks are starting to ramp up worldwide.
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News Wrap: Facebook Regulation, Verizon DBIR, Hidden Airbnb Cameras

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 19:48
From a creepy Airbnb incident to Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report, Threatpost editors break down the top privacy and security stories for the week ended May 10.
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The WannaCry Security Legacy and What’s to Come

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 17:53
The WannaCry attack proved pivotal, changing the way organizations go about securing their environments.
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Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers on GPU Driver Flaws

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 16:43
Nvidia has patched three vulnerabilities in its Windows GPU display driver that could enable information disclosure, denial of service and privilege escalation.
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ThreatList: Nigerian Cybercrime Surged 54 Percent in 2018

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 13:45
Nigerian scam groups launched even more attacks in 2018 - and used more complex types of malware to reach more victims.
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‘Unhackable’ Biometric USB Offers Up Passwords in Plain Text

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 22:08
A simple Wireshark analysis was enough to subvert the gadget, which uses iris identification to protect the drive.
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Chinese Hackers Behind 2015 Anthem Data Breach Indicted

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 22:07
Two have been indicted in the 2015 massive data breach of health insurer Anthem, which compromised the data of at least 78 million customers.
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Hackers Take Over IoT Devices to ‘Click’ on Ads

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 20:08
A video interview and Q&A with IoT specialist Dan Demeter of Kaspersky Lab.
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Alpine Linux Docker Images Shipped for 3 Years with Root Accounts Unlocked

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 18:06
Alpine Linux Docker images available via the Docker Hub contained a critical flaw allowing attackers to authenticate on systems using the root user and no password.
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Serious Phar Flaw Allows Arbitrary Code Execution on Drupal

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 17:00
Drupal, Typo3 and Joomla are all impacted by the bug.
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Researchers in the Dark on Powerful LightNeuron Malware, for Years

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 15:49
LightNeuron is the first to target Microsoft Exchange transport agents -- and is used as a hub for major Turla APT espionage efforts.
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Airbnb Superhost Secretly Recorded Guests with Hidden Bedroom Camera

Wed, 08/05/2019 - 21:18
The incident is only the latest in a string of disturbing horror stories of guests finding live, recording cameras hidden in their Airbnb flats.
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