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Heise Sicherheits NewsDer Geheimdienst von Usbekistan verbrannte offenbar durch Dummheit mindestens vier Zero-Day-Exploits....

Heise Sicherheits NewsIn einigen Smartphones, unter anderem von Google, LG und Samsung, steckt eine gefährliche Sicherheitslücke, die mitunter auch aus der Ferne ausnutzbar ist....

Heise Sicherheits NewsÜber eine kürzlich geschlossene vBulletin-Lücke wurden Foren von Comodo/Itarian angegriffen. Nutzer sollten ihr Passwort ändern....

Heise Sicherheits NewsAus dem Iran sollen Konten von Microsoft-Kunden per Spear-Phishing angegriffen worden sein. Einige Ziele sind in die US-Präsidentschaftswahl 2020 involviert....

Heise Sicherheits NewsAttacken aus dem Cyberspace sind längst zu einem Milliarden-Geschäft geworden. Im Visier haben die Angreifer zunehmend auch Geräte aus dem "Internet der Dinge"....

Heise Sicherheits NewsSpezialisten enthüllen einen ausgefeilten Phishing-Angriff in Ägypten. Beteiligt waren Android-Apps, die es in den Play Store geschafft haben, ohne aufzufallen....

Heise Sicherheits NewsEine Lücke im Messenger Signal führt unter Android dazu, dass Nutzer belauscht werden könnten. Die App nimmt Sprachanrufe ohne Nutzerinteraktion entgegen....

Heise Sicherheits NewsCyberkriminalität ist eine immer größere Bedrohung für Unternehmen. Der iX-Workshop zeigt, wie man sich auf den Ernstfall vorbereitet....

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TheHackersNewsEcuador officials have arrested the general manager of IT consulting firm Novaestrat after the personal details of almost the entire population of the Republic of Ecuador left exposed online in what seems to be the most significant data breach in the country's history. Personal records of more than 20 million adults and children, both dead and alive, were found publicly exposed on an unsecured...

TheHackersNewsGoogle has released an urgent software update for its Chrome web browser and is urging Windows, Mac, and Linux users to upgrade the application to the latest available version immediately. Started rolling out to users worldwide this Wednesday, the Chrome 77.0.3865.90 version contains security patches for 1 critical and 3 high-risk security vulnerabilities, the most severe of which could allow...

TheHackersNewsTwo widely used Adblocker Google Chrome extensions, posing as the original — AdBlock and uBlock Origin — extensions on Chrome Web Store, have been caught stuffing cookies in the web browser of millions of users to generate affiliate income from referral schemes fraudulently. There's no doubt web extensions add a lot of useful features to web browsers, making your online experience great and...

TheHackersNewsIt's not a Patch Tuesday, but Microsoft is rolling out emergency out-of-band security patches for two new vulnerabilities, one of which is a critical Internet Explorer zero-day that cyber criminals are actively exploiting in the wild. Discovered by Clément Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group and tracked as CVE-2019-1367, the IE zero-day is a remote code execution vulnerability in the...

TheHackersNewsMany organizations regard Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) as their main protection against breaches. EDR, as a category, emerged in 2012 and was rapidly acknowledged as the best answer to the numerous threats that legacy AV unsuccessfully struggled to overcome – exploits, zero-day malware and fileless attacks are prominent examples. While there is no dispute on EDR's efficiency against a...

TheHackersNewsThough Russia still has an undiversified and stagnant economy, it was one of the early countries in the world to realize the value of remotely conducted cyber intrusions. In recent years, many Russia hacking groups have emerged as one of the most sophisticated nation-state actors in cyberspace, producing highly specialized hacking techniques and toolkits for cyber espionage. Over the past...

TheHackersNewsAn anonymous hacker today publicly revealed details and proof-of-concept exploit code for an unpatched, critical zero-day remote code execution vulnerability in vBulletin—one of the widely used internet forum software, The Hacker News has learned. One of the reasons why the vulnerability should be viewed as a severe issue is not just because it is remotely exploitable, but also doesn't...

TheHackersNewsFollowing the release of iOS 13 and iPadOS earlier this week, Apple has issued an advisory warning iPhone and iPad users of an unpatched security bug impacting third-party keyboard apps. On iOS, third-party keyboard extensions can run entirely standalone without access to external services and thus, are forbidden from storing what you type unless you grant "full access" permissions to enable...

TheHackersNewsMalware or computer virus can infect your computer in several different ways, but one of the most common methods of its delivery is through malicious file attachments over emails that execute the malware when you open them. Therefore, to protect its users from malicious scripts and executable, Microsoft is planning to blacklist 38 additional file extensions by adding them to its list of file...

TheHackersNewsDo you use DoorDash frequently to order your food online? If yes, you are highly recommended to change your account password right now immediately. DoorDash—the popular on-demand food-delivery service—today confirmed a massive data breach that affects almost 5 million people using its platform, including its customers, delivery workers, and merchants as well. DoorDash is a San...

TheHackersNewsWatch out Windows users! There's a new strain of malware making rounds on the Internet that has already infected thousands of computers worldwide and most likely, your antivirus program would not be able to detect it. Why? That's because, first, it's an advanced fileless malware and second, it leverages only legitimate built-in system utilities and third-party tools to extend its...

TheHackersNewsAn iOS hacker and cybersecurity researcher today publicly released what he claimed to be a "permanent unpatchable bootrom exploit," in other words, an epic jailbreak that works on all iOS devices ranging from iPhone 4s (A5 chip) to iPhone 8 and iPhone X (A11 chip). Dubbed Checkm8, the exploit leverages unpatchable security weaknesses in Apple's Bootrom (SecureROM), the first significant code...

TheHackersNewsRemember the Simjacker vulnerability? Earlier this month, we reported about a critical unpatched weakness in a wide range of SIM cards, which an unnamed surveillance company has actively been exploiting in the wild to remotely compromise targeted mobile phones just by sending a specially crafted SMS to their phone numbers. If you can recall, the Simjacker vulnerability resides in a dynamic...