WOOF locker: Unmasking the browser locker behind a stealthy tech support scam operation

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000

We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we’ve seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.



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Vulnerabilidad día cero: ¡Actualiza Firefox ya!

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 13:25:04 +0000

Solo dos días después de lanzar Firefox 72, Mozilla ha publicado una actualización para corregir una vulnerabilidad crítica día cero. Según un aviso en la web de Mozilla, el problema identificado como CVE-2019-17026 es un error de tipo confusión que afecta al compilador IonMonkey JavaScript Just-in-Time (JIT) de Firefox. En pocas palabras, un compilador JIT [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/BxfF-8tEGXU” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Google launches leaked-password checker, will bake it into Chrome in December

Credit to Author: Gregg Keizer| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 04:06:00 -0700

Google has launched a web-based hacked-password checker, part of its efforts to bake an alert system into Chrome.

Called “Password Checker,” the service examines the username-password combinations stored in Chrome’s own password manager and reports back on those authentication pairings that have been exposed in publicly-known data breaches.

The web version can be found at passwords.google.com<>, the umbrella site for Chrome users who run the browser after logging in with their Google account, then use that to synchronize data – including passwords – between copies of Chrome on different devices.

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