Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Spectre-Patches

Microsoft and AMD Release Patches Against Spectre Attacks

Yesterday, Microsoft and AMD released microcode and operating system security patches against Spectre attacks.As soon as Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities have been discovered, AMD downplayed their impact on its processors, however,...
NetSupport-Manager-RAT

Hackers Deliver NetSupport Manager RAT via Fake Software Updates

FireEye security experts have found that hackers are leveraging compromised websites to distribute fake updates for popular software used to deliver NetSupport Manager RAT.NetSupport is an off-the-shelf RAT which system admins...
AWS-security-tools

Amazon Web Services Launches New Tools for Customer Security

Yesterday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that they are launching new tools and services for improving user security. The tools will help customers to use private certificates, manage their firewalls, and...
Google-Chrome-Extensions

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Chrome Extensions

A couple of day ago, Google announced that it will ban cryptocurrency mining extensions from the official Chrome Web Store.After finding that the crypto-mining extensions abuse users’ resources without their consent,...
HiddenMiner-Malware

HiddenMiner Android Malware Can Brick Infected Devices

Trend Micro security experts have found a new strain of Android cryptocurrency miner called ANDROIDOS HIDDENMINER. The malware abuses device CPU to mine Monero cryptocurrency.According to the researchers, HiddenMiner has been...
Apple-security-patch

Apple Patches Dozens of Vulnerabilities Across All Platforms

Last week, Apple released a brand new set of security patches to fix dozens of vulnerabilities impacting iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS, as well as Windows software.The iOS 11.3 release came...
Panda-Banker-Trojan

New Version of Panda Banker Trojan Attacks Japan

Arbor Networks security experts warned about a new threat actor which attacks financial institutions in Japan via the Panda Banker banking trojan (aka PandaBot, Zeus Panda).The security researchers at Fox-IT first...
Baltimore 911-cyber-attack

Baltimore 911 System Paralyzed by Hackers

After the recent cyber attack in Atlanta, Baltimore 911 system was paralyzed by hackers for seventeen hours.During the weekend, cyber criminals took down part of the 911 service at the city...
GoScanSSH-Malware

GoScanSSH Malware Does Not Infect Government and Military Networks

Cisco Talos security experts found a brand new piece of malware called GoScanSSH. According to the experts, the new threat was used to compromise SSH servers exposed online.The GoScanSSH malware was...
Android-users-data

Facebook Collected Android Users’ Call and SMS Data for Years

Shortly after the scandal with Cambridge Analytica, Facebook is under pressure again. It became clear that the social network collected Android users’ call and SMS data if not explicitly forbidden.The recent...