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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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New Malicious Windows EXE Files Targeting Mac Detected

This might seem a bit odd, but it’s a fact- new malicious Windows .exe that target macOS computers have been detected. Security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered malicious Windows EXE files (which are supposed to run only on Windows platforms) that could bypass Mac’s security mechanisms and deliver malware on MacOS systems. A Trend

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Swiss Government Wants its E-Voting System to be ‘Hacked’

Want to earn quick cash? Then accept the invite of the Swiss government, as they are offering $30,000 reward whoever can hack their e-voting system. The pen test challenge are both open for companies, groups and individuals, with the successful party earning $30,000 in cold cash. “The e-voting system is the first Swiss system that

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Dunkin’ Donuts Suffer Second Credential Stuffing Assault in Three Months

ZedNet reports how Dunkin’ Donuts introduced right now that it was the sufferer of a credential stuffing assault throughout which hackers gained entry to buyer accounts. This marks the second time in three months that the espresso store chain notifies customers of account breaches following credential stuffing assaults. Credentials stuffing is a cyber-security time period

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EU Data Breaches Filed Under GDPR Is Less Than Satisfactory

GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation – came into effect from May 25, 2018, setting out new rules on organizations can collect and handle data. Eight months on, the statistics show that 59,430 breaches have been reported at the time since the regulation was put into place. The number of fines on them is far

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