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Hackers are infiltrating the US power grid. Intrusion – but no attack

A hacking group has grown bolder and gained access to operational controls of US electric companies, according to Symantec researchers. A hacker group linked to...

Apache Struts bug is under attack now!

Researchers just discovered a bug that has made Fortune 100 companies vulnerable to simple hacks since 2008. Apache Software Foundation has patched a remote code...

Potential security risk could affect 750,000 Estonian ID cards

On 30 August, an international team of researchers informed the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA) of a vulnerability potentially affecting the digital use of...

IOActive reported critical vulnerabilities making robots easily hackable

Security specialists have previously showed how hackable both industrial and consumer robots are. This week, researchers at IOActive came up witn another discovery –...

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)...

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...

Remote code exec bug found in four of version control systems

A security researcher of Recurity Labs has found a bug in Git allowing to run arbitrary code on the server. Later on, he discovered...

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...

A teenager rewarded $10k for finding a bug in Google’s App Engine

A 17-year-old, who resides in Uruguay, has recently spotted a vulnerability in Google's App Engine. The bug was quite serious as it could potentially...

Microsoft patched 48 vulnerabilities impacting all versions of Windows

On Tuesday, Microsoft issued patches for a number of vulnerabilities, most of which were quite serious. Out of 48 flaws in total, 25 were...
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