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Apple Under Fire Over Sending Some Users Browsing Data to China's Tencent

Apple Under Fire Over Sending Some Users Browsing Data to China's Tencent
October 14, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Do you know Apple is sending iOS web browsing data of some of its users to Chinese Internet company Tencent? I am sure many of you are ...

SIM Cards in 29 Countries Vulnerable to Remote Simjacker Attacks

SIM Cards in 29 Countries Vulnerable to Remote Simjacker Attacks
October 12, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Until now, I'm sure you all might have heard of the SimJacker vulnerability disclosed exactly a month ago that affects a wide range of S...

Apple iTunes and iCloud for Windows 0-Day Exploited in Ransomware Attacks

Apple iTunes and iCloud for Windows 0-Day Exploited in Ransomware Attacks
October 10, 2019Mohit Kumar
Watch out Windows users! The cybercriminal group behind BitPaymer and iEncrypt ransomware attacks has been found exploiting a zero-day ...

New Comic Videos Take CISO/Security Vendor Relationship to the Extreme

New Comic Videos Take CISO/Security Vendor Relationship to the Extreme
October 10, 2019The Hacker News
Today's CISOs operate in an overly intensive environment. As the ones who are tasked with the unenviable accountability for failed ...

You Gave Your Phone Number to Twitter for Security and Twitter Used it for Ads

You Gave Your Phone Number to Twitter for Security and Twitter Used it for Ads
October 09, 2019Swati Khandelwal
After exposing private tweets , plaintext passwords , and personal information for hundreds of thousands of its users, here is a new sec...

vBulletin Releases Patch Update for New RCE and SQLi Vulnerabilities

vBulletin Releases Patch Update for New RCE and SQLi Vulnerabilities
October 08, 2019Wang Wei
After releasing a patch for a critical zero-day remote code execution vulnerability late last month, vBulletin has recently published a ...

Adobe Suspends Accounts for All Venezuela Users Citing U.S. Sanctions

Adobe Suspends Accounts for All Venezuela Users Citing U.S. Sanctions
October 08, 2019Swati Khandelwal
I have really bad news for Adobe customers in Venezuela… California-based software company Adobe on Monday announced to soon ban accoun...

How SMBs Can Mitigate the Growing Risk of File-based Attacks

How SMBs Can Mitigate the Growing Risk of File-based Attacks
October 02, 2019The Hacker News
Cases of document-based malware are steadily rising. 59 percent of all malicious files detected in the first quarter of 2019 were contai...

Comodo Forums Hack Exposes 245,000 Users' Data — Recent vBulletin 0-day Used

Comodo Forums Hack Exposes 245,000 Users' Data — Recent vBulletin 0-day Used
October 01, 2019Wang Wei
If you have an account with the Comodo discussion board and support forums, also known as ITarian Forum, you should change your password ...

Microsoft Warns of a New Rare Fileless Malware Hijacking Windows Computers

Microsoft Warns of a New Rare Fileless Malware Hijacking Windows Computers
September 27, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Watch out Windows users! There's a new strain of malware making rounds on the Internet that has already infected thousands of compu...

DoorDash Breach Exposes 4.9 Million Users' Personal Data

DoorDash Breach Exposes 4.9 Million Users' Personal Data
September 27, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Do you use DoorDash frequently to order your food online? If yes, you are highly recommended to change your account password right now ...

Outlook for Web Bans 38 More File Extensions in Email Attachments

Outlook for Web Bans 38 More File Extensions in Email Attachments
September 26, 2019Mohit Kumar
Malware or computer virus can infect your computer in several different ways, but one of the most common methods of its delivery is throug...

1-Click iPhone and Android Exploits Target Tibetan Users via WhatsApp

1-Click iPhone and Android Exploits Target Tibetan Users via WhatsApp
September 24, 2019Mohit Kumar
A team of Canadian cybersecurity researchers has uncovered a sophisticated and targeted mobile hacking campaign that is targeting high-pr...

Russian APT Map Reveals 22,000 Connections Between 2000 Malware Samples

Russian APT Map Reveals 22,000 Connections Between 2000 Malware Samples
September 24, 2019Wang Wei
Though Russia still has an undiversified and stagnant economy, it was one of the early countries in the world to realize the value of rem...

Microsoft Releases Emergency Patches for IE 0-Day and Windows Defender Flaw

Microsoft Releases Emergency Patches for IE 0-Day and Windows Defender Flaw
September 24, 2019Swati Khandelwal
It's not a Patch Tuesday, but Microsoft is rolling out emergency out-of-band security patches for two new vulnerabilities, one of whi...

IT Firm Manager Arrested in the Biggest Data Breach Case of Ecuador’s History

IT Firm Manager Arrested in the Biggest Data Breach Case of Ecuador’s History
September 18, 2019Mohit Kumar
Ecuador officials have arrested the general manager of IT consulting firm Novaestrat after the personal details of almost the entire popul...

The Definitive RFP Templates for EDR/EPP and APT Protection

The Definitive RFP Templates for EDR/EPP and APT Protection
September 18, 2019The Hacker News
Advanced Persistent Threats groups were once considered a problem that concerns Fortune 100 companies only. However, the threat landscape...

How Cloud-Based Automation Can Keep Business Operations Secure

How Cloud-Based Automation Can Keep Business Operations Secure
September 16, 2019The Hacker News
The massive data breach at Capital One – America's seventh-largest bank, according to revenue – has challenged many common assumption...
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