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Home security system vulnerable to a handful of attacks

iSmartAlarm manufactures miscellaneous security appliances such as door and motion sensors, locks, cameras, alarms, and central controllers (dubbed the Cube). All of them are...

LeakerLocker targets Android users, stealing their sensitive data

A number of ransomware attacks, including Petya and WannaCry, have been spreading fear all over the globe for quite a while now. Unfortunately, a...

Carders used infra-red skimmers to soak victims

While insert skimmers have been spoken about for over a decade, only now they are posing a considerable threat to cardholders. According to Brian...

There’s been no scam: AlphaBay was shut down by police

On July 4, AlphaBay Market went offline without explanations, causing a lot of it’s users to suspect a fraud as they saw the website’s...

MacOS malware drains victims’ pockets by mimicking banking websites

Since being discovered, OSX/Dok malware has been growing fast. The latest version of the malware enabled attackers to obtain victim’s financial credentials by imitating...

Gandi is under attack, hundreds of domain addresses hijacked

Gandi, a domain name registrar and cloud hosting company, admitted over 750 web addresses stolen. On July 7, an unidentified attacker obtained the company’s login,...

9 years of jail time awaiting a Russian-born American citizen

Originally born in Russia, a 29-year-old man residing in Los Angeles, California, gets over nine years in jail. Alexander Tverdokhlebov has been sentenced for...

Adwind on the rise, spreading malware through spam emails

A recent research shows that Adwind is back. The cross-platform Remote Access Trojan is known by multiple names, including AlienSpy, jFrutas, Frutas, Unrecom, JSocket, Sockrat,...

Hackers phish and water-hole US nuclear power plants

Since May 2017, hackers have been infiltrating into the corporate networks of nuclear power plants and the companies manufacturing facilities for them. While some credentials...

Wikileaks revealed BothanSpy & Gyrfalcon, alleged CIA’s SSH credential thieves

On Thursday, July 6, Wikileaks released documents on two projects, BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon, linking both to the CIA. The batch, named BothanSpy after the...

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