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TheHackersNewsFacebook has finally started implementing the open source data portability framework as the first phase of 'Data Transfer Project,' an initiative the company launched last year in collaboration with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Twitter. Facebook today announced a new feature that will allow its users to transfer their Facebook photos and videos to their Google Photos accounts—directly and...

TheHackersNewsCybersecurity researchers have discovered a new unpatched vulnerability in the Android operating system that dozens of malicious mobile apps are already exploiting in the wild to steal users' banking and other login credentials and spy on their activities. Dubbed Strandhogg, the vulnerability resides in the multitasking feature of Android that can be exploited by a malicious app installed on a...

TheHackersNewsWe distilled 30 independent reports dedicated to cybersecurity and cybercrime predictions for 2020 and compiled the top 5 most interesting findings and projections in this post. Compliance fatigue will spread among security professionals Being a source of ongoing controversy and debate, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was finalized on 11th January 1, 2019. Driven by laudable...

TheHackersNewsIf your Firefox or Chrome browser has any of the below-listed four extensions offered by Avast and its subsidiary AVG installed, you should disable or remove them as soon as possible. Avast Online Security AVG Online Security Avast SafePrice AVG SafePrice Why? Because these four widely installed browser extensions have been caught collecting a lot more data on its millions of users than...

TheHackersNewsIn a coordinated global law enforcement operation, Europol has taken down more than 30,500 websites for distributing counterfeit and pirated items over the Internet and arrested three suspects. Among other things, the seized domains reportedly offered various counterfeit goods and pirated products and services, including pirated movies, illegal television streaming, music, electronics,...

TheHackersNewsCybersecurity researchers today uncovered details of two new vulnerabilities in the GoAhead web server software, a tiny application widely embedded in hundreds of millions of Internet-connected smart devices. One of the two vulnerabilities, assigned as CVE-2019-5096, is a critical code execution flaw that can be exploited by attackers to execute malicious code on vulnerable devices and take...

TheHackersNewsCybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new, previously undiscovered destructive data-wiping malware that is being used by state-sponsored hackers in the wild to target energy and industrial organizations in the Middle East. Dubbed ZeroCleare, the data wiper malware has been linked to not one but two Iranian state-sponsored hacking groups—APT34, also known as ITG13 and Oilrig, and Hive0081,...

TheHackersNewsOpenBSD, an open-source operating system built with security in mind, has been found vulnerable to four new high-severity security vulnerabilities, one of which is an old-school type authentication bypass vulnerability in BSD Auth framework. The other three vulnerabilities are privilege escalation issues that could allow local users or malicious software to gain privileges of an auth group,...

TheHackersNewsThe United States Department of Justice today disclosed the identities of two Russian hackers and charged them for developing and distributing the Dridex banking Trojan using which the duo stole more than $100 million over a period of 10 years. Maksim Yakubets, the leader of 'Evil Corp' hacking group, and his co-conspirator Igor Turashev primarily distributed Dridex — also known as 'Bugat'...

TheHackersNewsFollowing its efforts to take legal action against those misusing its social media platform, Facebook has now filed a new lawsuit against a Hong Kong-based advertising company and two Chinese individuals for allegedly abusing its ad platform to distribute malware and Ad fraud. Facebook filed the lawsuit on Thursday in the Northern District of California against ILikeAd Media International...

TheHackersNewsA team of cybersecurity researchers has disclosed a new severe vulnerability affecting most Linux and Unix-like operating systems, including FreeBSD, OpenBSD, macOS, iOS, and Android, that could allow remote 'network adjacent attackers' to spy on and tamper with encrypted VPN connections. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-14899, resides in the networking stack of various operating...

securitymagazine.comFor years, security leaders have been talking about the cybersecurity skills shortage....

securitymagazine.comLawrence Township, PA police are seeking the public’s assistance with a reported retail theft....

securitymagazine.comJefferson County, Ohio's special response team that operates out of the sheriff’s department now has a drone that can be used in tactical situations and in the search for missing persons....

securitymagazine.comU.K. bank NatWest is testing a payment fob that uses biometric fingerprint technology....

securitymagazine.comThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wants to utilize biometrics and facial recognition systems to identify all travelers, including U.S. citizens. ...

securitymagazine.comA Romanian web platform owned by the international tobacco company British American Tobacco (BAT) has suffered a data breach and ransomware attack. ...

securitymagazine.comHow does Hector Rodriguez, Director of Public Safety and Security at Marymount California University, secure the campus, residential areas, staff members and students?...

securitymagazine.comFacebook has disclosed the existence of a vulnerability leading to remote code execution attacks in WhatsApp messaging software....

securitymagazine.comThe Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned about smart TV's potential to spy and snoop on users. ...

securitymagazine.comClark Atlanta University (CAU) and Augusta University (AU) have forged a partnership between the CAU Department of Cyber-Physical Systems and the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Augusta University....

securitymagazine.comThe Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released a cybersecurity guide outlining the fundamentals of cross domain solution (CDS) technologies. ...

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