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Facebook Blocks 1.2 Million Videos About The NZ’s Mosque Terror Attack

The recent attacks against mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand captures the attention of the world. Copies of the video footage of the actual event were spreading like wildfire in social media. The terrorists themselves launched a live video of the shooting incident that killed at least 50 people from two mosques. According to the New

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SandCat And FruityArmor Campaigns Took Advantage Of Zero-Day Flow

Critical vulnerability under CVE-2019-0797 has been recently patched by Microsoft in order to lessen the chances of two Advanced Persistent Threat groups, SandCat, and FruityArmor from taking advantage of it. The former zero-day exploit was being exploited by the two groups extensively, with many of their victims unaware of it. This is given since only

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Microsoft To Roll Back Updates Which Cause Failed Boot

When Windows 10 was first introduced in 2015, the roll-out was not smooth sailing, but instead became a center of controversy for an operating system released by Redmond. It was accused of being an information collection tool for Microsoft, forced obsolescence of older version of Windows since DirectX 12 API is a Windows 10 exclusive

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Australia VS Huawei Devices Storyline Never Die

The political propaganda against Huawei devices continues in the land down under, as the Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has ruled that the ban against Huawei’s 5G devices will continue to be implemented by the federal government. “We have taken the strongest advice from intelligence agencies in this country, the strongest technical advice as to

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M-Trends 2019 Reports Shows “Persistence” Of The State-controlled Hacker Teams

FireEye, a mainstream cybersecurity consulting firm, has released their yearly M-Trends report, the 2019 edition features the malware trends for 2018 which will help shape the direction of the antivirus industry for the current year. If it can be summarized into just 1-word, that word is “persistence.” Threat actors, including that backed-up by nation-states, are

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SHAREit App’s Vulnerability, Publicly Disclosed

It is very important security-wise that app updates be applied as soon as they become available, regardless of platform. Recently a critical vulnerability has been discovered in the popular cross-platform app, SHAREit. With a global user-base of around 1.5 billion users, and versions for MacOS, Windows, iOS, and Android, a flaw in the app affects

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DDoS-For-Hire Suspect in Chicago, Pleaded Guilty

Threat actors, for all intents and purposes, are wise individuals. They have advanced minds and they always try to be a step ahead when it comes to covering their tracks before authorities and investigators complete the puzzle. Unfortunately, for some of them, they have not yet reached the art of cover-up as they leave their

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With FIDO2, Android Looks To Leave Password Behind

So now Android password is going to be something of the past, just like how we discarded the floppy disk. Google’s and the Fast Identity Online Alliance confirmed on Monday that Android is now FIDO2-certified. The certification was unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. This means that devices can use fingerprints and security

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US Companies Targeted with Backdoor via LinkedIn Messaging

Hackers have abused LinkedIn messaging to target US companies with the More_eggs backdoor. Employees of US companies that use shopping portals and similar payment systems have been made the prime targets of a series of malware campaigns, in which hackers push the More_eggs backdoor via fake job offers being sent via LinkedIn. About More_eggs More_eggs,

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New Malware Strain Spreading Via Skype & Facebook Messenger

A new strain of malware that spreads through Facebook Messenger and Skype has been discovered. Security researchers at Avast have been monitoring this new malware strain, which they have been calling Rietspoof and which, according to them, exhibits striking features and capabilities. Though the Avast team of researchers were monitoring Rietspoof for the past few

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