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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...

Highrise: the CIA’s mobile app redirecting SMS texts from infected devices

Highrise can’t be described as malware: deliberately installed by a CIA operative on their own device, it does exactly what is expected. The apps function...

NSA may use ‘traffic shaping’ to snoop on US citizens

A few leaks show the National Security Agency is able to redirect a part of a country’s traffic to a friendlier site, where it...

Two major vulnerabilities found in Windows NTLM protocol

This month, Microsoft released security patches, covering a number of critical flaws. Those include a privilege escalation vulnerability threatening all versions of Windows OS. Specialists...

A blunder in .io zone: everyone could have taken it over

It was the evening of July 7 when security researcher Matthew Bryant noticed that the domains ns-a1.io, ns-a2.io, ns-a3.io, and ns-a4.io were not reserved....

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...

UK judge sent rulings from personal email, got complained about

While judicial use of IT is strictly regulated, and sending emails from official accounts is only prescribed, an unnamed British judge has used personal...

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...

A recently detected bug triggers unusual behaviour in systemd

A bug found in systemd has caught a lot of attention within the past few days. As it has become known, an invalid username...

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