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NotPetya cyber-attack cost TNT at least $300m

Delivery company FedEx says a recent cyber-attack cost its TNT division about $300m. The company was one of several to have its computer systems severely...

Researchers expose Iranian hacking group linked to destructive malware

Security researchers have recently uncovered a cyber espionage group targeting aerospace, defence and energy organisations in the United States, Saudi Arabia and South Korea. According...

ESET spotted a sneaky malware campaign targeting embassies worldwide

A malware campaign, detected by ESET researchers, that goes after ministries, consulates, and embassies around the globe. The threatening malware has been out there...

Kaspersky Lab researchers exposed the ShadowPad backdoor

Specialists from Kaspersky Lab have detected a backdoor affecting a server software management platform, used by numerous corporations around the world. The backdoor, known as...

Hackers spread malware via Microsoft PowerPoint, avoiding AV detection

Recently, security experts detected that cybercriminals were leveraging an exploit which allows avoiding detection, using Microsoft PowerPoint. The Windows Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)...

US court changed Hutchins’ bail rules but forbid to leave the country

Marcus Hutchins denied developing the Kronos malware during yesterday’s hearing, which took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Now, the WannaCry hero has to prepare for...

Shared libraries on Android prone to privilege escalation

UK researchers, two of Oxford and one of Cambridge, have spotted a security issue on Android caused by shared libraries. As they have discovered, a...

Hackers are targeting hospitality sector, stealing guests’ data

Last Friday, security specialists reported an infamous cyber-espionage organization stealing travelers’ sensitive data in both Europe and the Middle East. Experts from FireEye mentioned...

Researchers hacked DNA sequencer with a DNA exploit

DNA is nothing but executable quaternary code. Of course, DNA sequencers don’t execute it, leaving this job for the cells, which are supposed to...

CouchPotato: alleged CIA’s trojan with tweaked ffmpeg filching video streams

Today is August 10, and Wikileaks has just pleased us with another Vault 7 release, CouchPotato. If the user guide marked “SECRET//NOFORN” is valid,...

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