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As Japan gears up for the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo for the next year, the country needs to brace itself for sophisticated cyberattacks, especially from state-sponsored hackers. Microsoft has issued a short notice, warning about a new wave of highly targeted cyberattacks...
CVE-2017-11882 has been attackers' favorite malware delivery mechanism throughout the second and third quarters of 2019. The third quarter of 2019 brought the rise of keylogger Agent Tesla, the decline of phishing-delivered ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS), and attackers' continued preference for exploiting the CVE-2017-11882 Microsoft Office...
Potential follow-on attacks on religious organizations could include credit-card theft via spearphishing, fraud and network intrusion. Religious website service Clover Sites exposed customer data for at least six to seven months, with the dataset found twice in two separate, insecure cloud databases.
Targeted ransomware, mobile malware and other attacks will surge, while companies will adopt AI, better cloud security and cyber insurance to help defend and protect against them. Cyber threats like targeted ransomware, mobile malware and sophisticated phishing attacks will escalate in 2020, researchers warn.
A man from Texas has been sentenced to 145 months in federal prison after he hacked the Los Angeles Superior Court (LASC) computer system and used its servers to deliver some 2m malspam emails. The man behind the hack, 33 year old Oriyomi Sadiq...
ThinVNC can be downloaded from sourceforge and the source code for this is available at github. According to it’s author ThinVNC is a pure HTML5 & AJAX Remote Desktop implementation. ThinVNC works on any HTML5-compliant web browser. Users can access a remote PC from any computer or...
BlackMoon FTP Server reported today as part of vulnerability Unquoted Serive Path. Researchers Debashis Pal from ExploitDb sites say: "Unquoted service paths in BlackMoon FTP Server versions 3.1.2.1731 'BMFTP-RELEASE' have an unquoted service path." BlackMoon FTP Server is a light software...
The United States Department of Justice said today that they had arrested hundreds of criminals in a global crackdown after taking down the largest known child porn site on the dark web and tracing payments made in bitcoins. With an international coalition of law...
Self-destructive messages are very useful when it comes to sharing sensitive information.You may have seen this feature in the Telegram and some other messaging apps. However, for WhatsApp, it will be an important addition when it arrives. WABetaInfo noticed this add-on.It is currently in the...
WhatsApp application has reported yesterday as prone of vulnerabilities from security researchers Valerio Brussani in exploiting sites. According to the report shared by a researcher with the alias ‘Awakened’, a serious bug threatens the privacy of WhatsApp users. As discovered, a double-free RCE vulnerability exists...
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