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Mac users targetted by Lazarus ‘fileless’ Trojan

p, 12/06/2019 - 14:18
The Lazarus hacking group are trying to sneak a ‘fileless’ Trojan on to Apple computers, disguised as a fake cryptocurrency trading program.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

US parents file class action against TikTok over children’s privacy

p, 12/06/2019 - 13:10
Collecting children's data without their guardians' consent is illegal under COPPA and already earned TikTok a huge fine.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Instagram trying to protect kids by getting dates of birth from new users

p, 12/06/2019 - 12:48
It's about showing age-appropriate content, it said. Though staying safe from child-privacy lawsuits doesn't hurt, either.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

OpenBSD devs patch authentication bypass bug

p, 12/06/2019 - 12:31
One of the internet's most popular free operating systems allowed attackers to bypass its authentication controls.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Cookie-stealing malware wants to know your Facebook ad budget

cs, 12/05/2019 - 18:37
The AdKoob malware that sneakily peeks at how much you're spending on ads is back.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

iCloud-hacking politician to be sentenced on Christmas eve

cs, 12/05/2019 - 18:09
Former Dutch city council member Mitchel van der K invaded hundreds of iCloud accounts “frequently and repeatedly”.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Machine-raiding Python libraries squashed by community

cs, 12/05/2019 - 17:55
Python developers have once again fallen victim to malicious software libraries lurking in their favourite package manager.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Critical DoS messaging flaw fixed in December Android update

cs, 12/05/2019 - 17:25
Android’s December 2019 updates arrived this week, patching a small list of system and Qualcomm flaws across the operating system’s two patch levels.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Yodel parcel tracking app blabs about other people’s parcels

cs, 12/05/2019 - 16:31
Yodel's mobile parcel delivery app was leaking people's delivery data to others using the app, a security researcher discovered.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Steam players – beware of fake skins as phishers try to hijack accounts

sze, 12/04/2019 - 13:02
Phishing scammers have once again targeted users of the popular Steam gaming service, it was revealed this week.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook made to ‘correct’ user’s post as Singapore flexes fake-news muscle

sze, 12/04/2019 - 12:59
"Facebook did a great job," said Alex Tan, who admitted that his story about a whistleblower's arrest was based on hearsay.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft looks to Rust language to beat memory vulnerabilities

sze, 12/04/2019 - 12:41
Microsoft is pressing ahead with an ambitious plan to de-fang common vulnerabilities hiding in old Windows code with the help of Rust.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

FBI: Russia-based FaceApp is a ‘potential counterintelligence threat’

sze, 12/04/2019 - 11:18
It's a grabby little app, data-wise, but how is it different from, say, Google or Facebook?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

SMS company exposes millions of text messages, credentials online

k, 12/03/2019 - 12:55
Researchers at VpnMentor claim that the TrueDialog data leak exposure could have compromised tens of millions of people.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Mixcloud user accounts up for sale on dark web

k, 12/03/2019 - 12:47
A hacker is ransoming account data stolen from music streaming service Mixcloud, according to reports.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

IM RAT spy tool seller raided, busted, kicked offline

k, 12/03/2019 - 12:39
The spyware gave complete control of victimized computers, sold for as little as$25, and was bought by 14,500 hackers worldwide.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ad fraud: Fake local news sites are rolling in the dough

k, 12/03/2019 - 12:11
"forbesbusinessinsider.com?" Names like that sound close enough to real news domains to pass, but bots are the only ones visiting.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers

h, 12/02/2019 - 12:23
The Russian ‘Sandworm’ hacking group has been caught repeatedly uploading fake and modified Android apps to Google’s Play Store.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Uncle Sam opens arms to friendly hackers

h, 12/02/2019 - 12:05
All you bug hunters out there are about to get a nice Christmas gift - the US federal government finally wants to hear from you.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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