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October 12, 2018
Cold Boot Attacks - A Chilling Reality

Cold Boot Attacks: A Chilling Reality

A couple of cybersecurity researchers have developed a method that can bypass mitigations for concentrated attacks on laptops. A physical attacker can compromise a laptop that’s in sleep mode, potentially acquiring sensitive information such as passwords, encryption keys and other personal data. The complications are immeasurable – the attack will work on any make and...
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Marap Malware, A Phishing Campaign Targeting the Finance Industry

Marap Malware, A Phishing Campaign Targeting the Finance Industry

Cybersecurity experts have just discovered a new modular downloader that has the capability to download other modules and payloads. It’s embedded itself in large campaigns and primarily hitting major financial institutions, planting their seeds for possible future attacks. Named Marap by security researchers from Proofpoint, after its command and control (C&C) phone home parameter “param”...
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New Way to Crack WiFi Passwords Revealed

New Way to Crack WiFi Passwords Revealed

Hashcat Developers have just discovered a new method to obtain a network’s Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) or Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) password. The Lead Developer of Hashcat, Jen “Atom” Steube revealed that the new attack method was discovered by accident during an analysis of the recently launched WPA3 security standard. According to Steube –...
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