Cellular networks under fire from Soft Cell attacks

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:30:00 +0000

We break down the recently revealed attacks on telco operators around the globe, targeting specific high-value individuals.

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Video game portrayals of hacking: NITE Team 4

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 16:52:41 +0000

We take a look at a game aimed at giving players the most realistic interpretation of hacking possible. How well does it stack up to the real thing?

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Skimmer acts as payment service provider via rogue iframe

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 15:38:42 +0000

Even e-commerce sites that do not take payment information themselves can be abused by crooks. In this post, we show how a web skimmer is able to inject an artificial iframe into the checkout page to prompt users for their credit card information. Victims will only realize something’s not right when they are redirected to the real (and external) payment form.

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A week in security (May 13 – 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 15:57:29 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 13–19, including ransomware attacks on the upswing, website hacking, pseudo-VPNs, bloatware, and more.

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This Week in Security News: Medical Malware and Monitor Hacks

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:00:42 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn how baby monitors may be susceptible to hacking. Also, learn about a medical flaw that enables hackers to hide malware. Read on: Is Your Baby Monitor…

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Hackers snab emails and more in Microsoft Outlook, Hotmail, and MSN compromise

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:30:20 +0000

Hackers made use of a compromised Microsoft support agent’s credentials to sneak a peek at its users’ Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook emails. How bad is it, and what has Microsoft done to correct it?

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A week in security (March 25 – 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 08:24:19 +0000

A roundup of news stories from March 25 – 31, including phishing, hacking, Government studies, mobile dangers on official stores and more.

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Are hackers gonna hack anymore? Not if we keep reusing passwords

Credit to Author: Kacy Zurkus| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

A look at the not-so-hacking hacker techniques attackers are using to compromise user accounts via weak passwords and gain access to enterprise networks.

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Spectre, Google, and the Universal Read Gadget

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:43:37 +0000

A recently released paper by Google has resurrected the spirit of Spectre, a seemingly never-ending threat to most makes of processor. We take a look at what this means, and what the Universal Read Gadget means for most technology users.

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