Locked out and out of luck? The photo-sharing platform is trialing new methods to reunite you with your lost account
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If you use the Firefox web browser, you need to update it right now.
Mozilla earlier today released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 versions to patch a critical zero-day vulnerability in the browsing software that hackers have been found exploiting in the wild.
Discovered and reported by Samuel Gro, a cybersecurity researcher at Google Project Zero, the vulnerability could allow
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media will seek ways to clamp down on dangerous and fake content.
A new extension and browser alert aim to help users report deceptive sites and prevent them from encountering fraud.
We uncovered a cyberespionage campaign targeting Middle Eastern countries. We named this campaign Bouncing Golf based on the malwares code in the package named golf. The malware involved, which Trend Micro detects as AndroidOS_GolfSpy.HRX, is notable for its wide range of cyberespionage capabilities. Malicious codes are embedded in apps that the operators repackaged from legitimate applications. Monitoring the command and control (C&C) servers used by Bouncing Golf, weve so far observed more than 660 Android devices infected with GolfSpy. Much of the information being stolen appear to be military-related.
The campaigns attack vector is also interesting. These repackaged, malware-laden apps are neither on Google Play nor popular third-party app marketplaces, and we only saw the website hosting the malicious apps being promoted on social media when we followed GolfSpys trail. We were also able to analyze some GolfSpy samples sourced from the Trend Micro mobile app reputation service.
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The analysis showed the Backdoor.Win32.Plurox to have a few quite unpleasant features. Whats more, the backdoor is modular, which means that its functionality can be expanded with the aid of plugins.
Cybersecurity isn’t easy. If there was a product or service you could buy that would just magically solve all of your cybersecurity problems, everyone would buy that thing, and we could all rest easy.
However, that is not the way it works. Technology continues to evolve. Cyber attackers adapt and develop new malicious tools and techniques, and cybersecurity vendors design creative new ways to
Cybersecurity researchers have released an updated version of GandCrab ransomware decryption tool that could allow millions of affected users to unlock their encrypted files for free without paying a ransom to the cybercriminals.
GandCrab is one of the most prolific families of ransomware to date that has infected over 1.5 million computers since it first emerged in January 2018.
Cybercriminals use new types of top-level domains, topical keywords, and targeted emails to trick victims into clicking malicious links.
According to foreign policy experts and the defense establishment, the United States is caught in an artificial intelligence arms race with China – one with serious implications for national security. The conventional version of this story suggests that the United States is at a disadvantage because of self-imposed restraints on the collection of data and the privacy of its citizens,…
The attackers behind the Triton, or Xenotime, intrusions into critical infrastructure (CI) safety systems are testing their skills against electric power companies. Options for defense are still limited, however.
ESET analysis uncovers a novel technique bypassing SMS-based two-factor authentication while circumventing Googles recent SMS permissions restrictions
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In a year when security companies have been snapped up left and right, these deals stand out from the chaos.
Basically, they thrive in a high CO2 environment, because it doesn’t bother them and makes their prey weaker. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here….
This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m speaking on “Securing a World of Physically Capable Computers” at Oxford University on Monday, June 17, 2019. The list is maintained on this page….
It used to be that surveillance cameras were passive. Maybe they just recorded, and no one looked at the video unless they needed to. Maybe a bored guard watched a dozen different screens, scanning for something interesting. In either case, the video was only stored for a few days because storage was expensive. Increasingly, none of that is true. Recent…
On the other hand, a surprisingly high number of Europeans haven’t even heard of the landmark legislation
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By David Fiser, Jakub Urbanec and Jaromir Horejsi Misconfiguration is not novel. However, cybercriminals still find that it is an effective way to get their hands on organizations computing resources to use for malicious purposes and it remains a top security concern. In this blog post, we will detail an attack type where an API…
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The ACLU’s Jay Stanley has just published a fantastic report: “The Dawn of Robot Surveillance” (blog post here) Basically, it lays out a future of ubiquitous video cameras watched by increasingly sophisticated video analytics software, and discusses the potential harms to society. I’m not going to excerpt a piece, because you really need to read the whole thing….
No organization can prioritize and mitigate hundreds of risks effectively. The secret lies in carefully filtering out the risks, policies, and processes that waste precious time and resources.