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New MacOS Phishing Scheme Found
The 2017 version of OSX.Dok used a fake Preview icon to disguise an application bundle. The malware apparently targeted mostly European Mac users and was spread via an email phishing campaign that attempted to convince the user there was some problem with their tax returns.   A similar trick is used in the new version,...
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Hackers have deployed a botnet that’s actively targeting systems running a remote desktop protocol (RDP) connection using a hard-to-detect brute-forcing mechanism.   A security researcher has discovered that more than 1.5 million RDP endpoints have so far been compromised by a botnet dubbed GoldBrute and that this figure is only expected to rise.   It...
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In this day and age, digital aggressors are consistently gaining ground in their hacking apparatuses and systems so as to accomplish a greater vindictive plan. Be that as it may, this does not mean they are for saking the essential instruments, methods, and systems when leading a digital assault.   Indeed, a large portion of...
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UK Identity Theft and Cyber Fraud | Identity Fraud Prevention
As the years passed by, the rate of identity fraud and cyber fraud around UK rapidly increased causing to reach its highest record level this year. Researchers identified over 300,000 cases of fraudulent conduct recorded to the National Fraud Database in 2017, with data drawn from 306 organizations, including many major UK brands.Although these incidents...
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Tech Data Suffers Major Data Leak
An American IT Giant has fixed a “major” data leak that exposed payment, invoice, account and contact information for the company’s reseller and MSP partners. It wasn’t clear if it’s a hacking incident or malware-related intrusion.   The Clearwater, Fla.-based IT distribution giant leaked some 264 gigabytes of client and employee corporate and personal data,...
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A Wisconsin-based company named EatStreetis one of many successful businesses around US when it comes to online food ordering and delivery services. With more than 100,000 installs in the company’s android app on Google Play store, EatStreet is one of the leading online and mobile food ordering service currently servicing over 15,000 restaurants in more...
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Malicious hackers break into NASA’s network systems
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) published an audit document from the U.S. Office of the Inspector General confirming that its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been hacked this week. Based on the audit report, it was found out that the cybercriminals hacked multiple IT security control reducing JPL’s ability to prevent, detect,...
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In a statement posted to its Web site today, Orlando, Fla. based hospitality firm Earl Enterprises said a data breach involving malware installed on its point-of-sale systems allowed cyber thieves to steal card details from customers between May 23, 2018 and March 18, 2019.   According to an analysis of that page, it appears the...
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Hackers Can Utilize Hardware Vulnerability of Chips to Perform Remote Attacks
Qualcomm chipsets are generally the processor of choice for many smartphone users, owing to the firm’s powerful graphics hardware and developer-friendly nature. It’s not immune to security flaws though, and its latest vulnerability is a big one.   Security researchers discovered the flaw last year, allowing cyber-criminals to gain private data and security keys in...
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Hackers Being Paid by Apple to Identify Bugs
Apple had difficulties in the past trying to persuade researchers and experts to convince them to report high-value bugs. For these so-called researchers, the primary issue was that the bugs they discovered were way too valuable to report to Apple, despite rewards being offered as high as $200,000. In 2016, companies like GrayShift and Azimuth...
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