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Working Windows and Linux Spectre exploits found on VirusTotal

Security - Posted On:2021-03-01 18:14:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Working exploits targeting Linux and Windows systems not patched against a three-year-old vulnerability dubbed Spectre were found by security researcher Julien Voisin on VirusTotal. [...]

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European e-ticketing platform Ticketcounter extorted in data breach

Security - Posted On:2021-03-01 17:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A Dutch e-Ticketing platform has suffered a data breach after a database was stolen from an unsecured staging server. [...]

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World's leading dairy group Lactalis hit by cyberattack

Security - Posted On:2021-03-01 14:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Lactalis, the world's leading dairy group, has disclosed a cyberattack after unknown threat actors have breached some of the company's systems. [...]

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Hackers use black hat SEO to push ransomware, trojans via Google

Security - Posted On:2021-03-01 13:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The delivery system for the Gootkit information stealer has evolved into a complex and stealthy framework, which earned it the name Gootloader, and is now pushing a wider variety of malware via hacked WordPress sites and malicious SEO techniques for Google results. [...]

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Universal Health Services lost $67 million due to Ryuk ransomware attack

Security - Posted On:2021-03-01 12:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Universal Health Services (UHS) said that the Ryuk ransomware attack it suffered during September 2020 had an estimated impact of $67 million. [...]

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NSW Transport agency extorted by ransomware gang after Accellion attack

Security - Posted On:2021-03-01 11:45:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

The transport system for the Australian state of New South Wales has suffered a data breach after the Clop ransomware exploited a vulnerability to steal files. [...]

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Tether cryptocurrency firm says docs in $24 million ransom are 'forged'

Security - Posted On:2021-03-01 10:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

USDT cryptocurrency developer Tether has said they are being extorted by threat actors who are demanding 500 bitcoins, or approximately $24 million, not to leak allegedly stolen emails and documents. [...]

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Recent Google Voice outage caused by expired certificates

Security - Posted On:2021-03-01 07:44:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

In an incident report published on Friday, Google said that a Google Voice outage affecting a majority of the telephone service's users earlier this month was caused by expired TLS certificates. [...]

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Windows 10 Cloud PC: The latest info about Microsoft's new service

Security - Posted On:2021-02-28 18:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

With Cloud PC, Microsoft would handle your device configuration in your organization with regular updates, security improvements, and managed support. Cloud PC appears to be a part of the company's "Windows as a Service" tagline, which has become more apparent this year. [...]

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Beware: AOL phishing email states your account will be closed

Security - Posted On:2021-02-28 17:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

An AOL mail phishing campaign is underway to steal users' login name and password by warning recipients that their account is about to be closed. [...]

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What are these suspicious Google GVT1.com URLs?

Security - Posted On:2021-02-28 12:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

These Google-owned domains have confused even the most skilled researchers and security products time and time again if these are malicious. The domains in question are redirector.gvt1.com and gvt1/gvt2 subdomains that have spun many threads on the internet. BleepingComputer has dug deeper into the origin of these domains. [...]

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Don't Worry: Google's suspicious GVT1.com URLs aren't dangerous

Security - Posted On:2021-02-28 12:00:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

These Google-owned domains have confused even the most skilled researchers and security products time and time again if these are malicious. The domains in question are redirector.gvt1.com and gvt1/gvt2 subdomains that have spun many threads on the internet. BleepingComputer has dug deeper into the origin of these domains. [...]

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Google Voice silenced by expired TLS certificate in February outage

Security - Posted On:2021-02-28 11:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

In an incident report published on Friday, Google said that a Google Voice outage affecting a majority of the telephone service's users earlier this month was caused by expired TLS certificates. [...]

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The Windows 10 Sun Valley design refresh - Here's what's coming

Security - Posted On:2021-02-28 01:44:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Windows 10 'Sun Valley' UI refresh, otherwise known as 'version 21H2', is reportedly arriving in the second half of this year and it will also include several new features. [...]

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Windows 10 Sun Valley design refresh — here's what you need to know

Security - Posted On:2021-02-27 16:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Windows 10 'Sun Valley' UI refresh, otherwise known as 'version 21H2', is reportedly arriving in the second half of this year and it will also include several new features. [...]

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Microsoft fixes Windows 10 drive corruption bug — what you need to know

Security - Posted On:2021-02-27 12:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has fixed a Windows 10 bug that could cause NTFS volumes to become corrupted by merely accessing a particular path or viewing a specially crafted file. [...]

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NSA, Microsoft promote a Zero Trust approach to cybersecurity

Security - Posted On:2021-02-27 12:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

The National Security Agency (NSA) and Microsoft are advocating for the Zero Trust security model as a more efficient way for enterprises to defend against today's increasingly sophisticated threats. [...]

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Microsoft fixes serious Windows 10 bug that may corrupt drives

Security - Posted On:2021-02-27 12:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has fixed a Windows 10 bug that could cause NTFS volumes to become corrupted by merely accessing a particular path or viewing a specially crafted file. [...]

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Google shares PoC exploit for critical Windows 10 Graphics RCE bug

Security - Posted On:2021-02-27 11:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Project Zero, Google's 0day bug-hunting team, shared technical details and proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for a critical remote code execution (RCE) bug affecting a Windows graphics component. [...]

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Microsoft fixes NTFS corruption bug in Windows 10 Dev build

Security - Posted On:2021-02-27 11:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has fixed a Windows 10 bug that could cause NTFS volumes to become corrupted by merely accessing a particular path or viewing a specially crafted file. [...]

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