Caution: Misuse of security tools can turn against you

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:34:57 +0000

If not implemented correctly, the very security tools we use to keep our information private may actually cause data leaks themselves. We outline a few cases and provide suggestions for researchers and security admins.

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Adware and PUPs families add push notifications as an attack vector

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:36:14 +0000

Push notifications are being added to the arsenal of PUPs, adware, and even a Trojan browser extension that spams Facebook groups.

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Plugin vulnerabilities exploited in traffic monetization schemes

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The latest round of vulnerable WordPress plugins leads to an active traffic monetization campaign via hacked websites.

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