Accidental Cat Filter Makes Politician's Live Stream Hilarious

Security - Posted On:2019-06-17 17:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

In what feels like a skit, a Pakistani politician forgot to turn off a cat filter during a Facebook Live press conference. [...]

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Multiple Linux and FreeBSD DoS Vulnerabilities Found by Netflix

Security - Posted On:2019-06-17 16:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A denial of service flaw found in the way recent Linux and FreeBSD kernels handle TCP networking can be exploited by remote attackers to trigger a kernel panic in vulnerable systems. [...]

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How To Secure Your Network: Five Modern Alternatives to VPN

Security - Posted On:2019-06-17 15:29:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Are there alternatives to VPNs that provide better security and anonymity for users, and more visibility and control for IT when and where needed? While the answer depends mostly on your organization's needs, five solutions deliver where traditional VPNs fall short. [...]

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Android Malware Bypasses 2FA by Stealing One-Time Passwords

Security - Posted On:2019-06-17 12:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Researchers monitoring malware that affects Android devices discovered malicious apps that can steal one-time passwords (OTP) from the notification system. This development bypasses Google's ban on apps that access SMS and call logs without justification. [...]

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U.S. Govt Achieves BlueKeep Remote Code Execution, Issues Alert

Security - Posted On:2019-06-17 11:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published an alert for Windows users to patch the critical severity Remote Desktop Services (RDS) RCE security flaw dubbed BlueKeep. [...]

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Samsung's Smart TV Malware Scan Reminder Met by User Criticism

Security - Posted On:2019-06-17 10:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Samsung issued a reminder for customers to scan their Internet-connected Smart QLED TVs for malware to prevent malicious campaigns from targeting their devices and use them as part of cyber attacks. [...]

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Release of GandCrab 5.2 Decryptor Ends a Bad Ransomware Story

Security - Posted On:2019-06-17 09:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

In collaboration with law enforcement agencies around the world, Bitdefender has released an updated decryptor for the GandCrab Ransomware that can decrypt files encrypted by versions 1, 4, and 5 through 5.2. [...]

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Microsoft Warns about Worm Attacking Exim Servers on Azure

Security - Posted On:2019-06-17 05:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft issued a warning over the weekend about an active Linux worm that is targeting a recently disclosed Linux Exim mail server vulnerability. Though existing mitigations exist to block the worm functionality of this infection, Microsoft states that Azure servers can still be infected or hacked through this vulnerability. [...]

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Phishing Scam Asks You to Login to Read Encrypted Message

Security - Posted On:2019-06-16 21:44:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

A new phishing campaign is underway that pretends to be an alert from your email server that it has received an encrypted message for you. It then prompts you to login to a fake OneDrive site in order to read the message. [...]

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Windows 10: The Upcoming Features and Improvements in 20H1

Security - Posted On:2019-06-16 16:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Windows 10 20H1 builds are available for Windows Insiders with several new changes, giving us a glimpse of what's coming. In this article, we'll take a closer look at the changes and improvements included in Windows 10 20H1 preview builds. [...]

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Bella Thorne Tweets Her Nude Photos After Threats From Hacker

Security - Posted On:2019-06-16 16:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Instead of giving in to the threats of a hacker who gained access to actress Bella Thorne's nude photos, Thorne has decided to release them herself on Twitter along with the hacker's messages to her. [...]

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Google Chrome Canary Flag Makes The Browser a Colorful Mess

Security - Posted On:2019-06-16 11:30:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Google is testing a new feature in the Chrome Canary builds that allows you to change the colors used by various user interface elements of the browser. This allows users to make the browser and its New Tab Page a colorful mess that some may find amusing, while others find painful. [...]

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Three U.S. Universities Disclose Data Breaches Over Two-Day Span

Security - Posted On:2019-06-15 11:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Three U.S. universities have disclosed data breach incidents impacting personally identifiable information of students or employees following unauthorized access to some of their employees' email accounts. [...]

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The Week in Ransomware - June 14th 2019 - pyLocky and GandCrab Cleans Up

Security - Posted On:2019-06-14 17:14:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

This week we saw French law enforcement releasing a decryptor for the pyLocky Ransomware.  We also saw a charity in Washington and a airplane manufacturer become infected with ransomware. [...]

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New Android Trojan Leads Users to Scam Sites via Notifications

Security - Posted On:2019-06-14 16:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A new Android Trojan that uses website notifications to redirect users to scam and fraudulent sites has been discovered by security researchers on Google's Play Store. [...]

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New WSH RAT Malware Targets Bank Customers with Keyloggers

Security - Posted On:2019-06-14 14:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Security researchers have discovered an ongoing phishing campaign distributing a new remote access trojan (RAT) and actively targeting commercial banking customers with keyloggers and information stealers. [...]

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Echobot Botnet Spreads via 26 Exploits, Targets Oracle, VMware Apps

Security - Posted On:2019-06-14 12:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A relatively new botnet called Echobot has grown to 26 the number of exploits it uses to propagate. Most of the exploitation code it includes is for unpatched IoT devices, but enterprise apps Oracle WebLogic and VMware SD-Wan are among the targets, too. [...]

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Exposed Docker APIs Abused by DDoS, Cryptojacking Botnet Malware

Security - Posted On:2019-06-14 12:00:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Attackers are actively scanning for exposed Docker APIs on port 2375 and use them to deploy a malicious payload which drops a Dofloo Trojan variant, a malware known as a popular tool for building large scale botnets. [...]

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Chrome 76 Beta Allows Sites to Use Your OS Dark Mode Settings

Security - Posted On:2019-06-14 11:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Google is now rolling out Chrome 76 to the beta channel with dark mode and Payments API improvements, as well as easier to install Progressive Web Apps on the desktop. [...]

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AVG Password Protection Blocked Firefox's Access to Saved Passwords

Security - Posted On:2019-06-14 11:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

With the release of Firefox 67.0.2, some users began noticing that the browser had stopped automatically filling in their saved logins. Even worse, when they tried to access their saved logins using the Firefox password manager, they noticed that the list was empty. [...]

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