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Two more Microsoft zero-days uploaded on GitHub

These two mark the sixth and seventh zero-days impacting Microsoft products this security researcher has published in the past ten months. A security researcher going online by the pseudonym of SandboxEscaper has published today demo exploit code for two more...

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Slack Bug Allows Remote File Hijacking, Malware Injection

A remotely exploitable vulnerability in the Windows desktop app version of the Slack collaboration platform has been uncovered, which allows attackers to alter where files from Slack are downloaded Nefarious types could redirect the files to their own SMB server; and,...

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WhatsApp discovers ‘targeted’ surveillance attack

Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, said the attack targeted a "select number" of users, and was...

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North Korean Hackers Use ELECTRICFISH Malware to Steal Data

FBI and (DHS) have issued a report on a malware strain dubbed ELECTRICFISH and used by the North-Korean APT group Lazarus. According to the MAR AR19-129A advisory released on US-CERT's website, the malware was detected while tracking the malicious activities of the...

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Researchers expose mass credit card stealing campaign

A new credit card skimming scheme which involves over 100 websites is actively stealing the financial details of customers, researchers have warned. According to Netlab 360, credit card information including names, card numbers, expiration dates, and security codes...

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Docker Hub Hack Affects 190K Accounts

Docker Hub has confirmed that it was hacked last week; with sensitive data from approximately 190,000 accounts potentially exposed. “On Thursday, April 25th, 2019, we discovered unauthorized access to a single Hub database storing a subset of non-financial user data,”...

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Report: 42% of Used Drives Sold on eBay Hold Sensitive Data

Analyzed 159 leading brand drives purchased through auction site eBay in the US, UK, Germany and Finland, discovering that almost half (42%) still held sensitive data. What’s more, 15% of the drives assessed were found to contain personally identifiable information...

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Justdial Data Breach Exposes Data Of 100 Mn Users

A security researcher has discovered a major security loophole in Mumbai-based hyperlocal search engine Justdial’s database that has exposed user data from over 100 Mn users. With more than 25 verticals on its website, Justdial started as a phone-based local...

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Amazon Auditors Listen to Echo Recordings

Amazon is under fire for its privacy policies after a Bloomberg report revealed that the company hires auditors to listen to Echo recordings. Amazon is under fire after a bombshell report revealed the company employs thousands of auditors to listen to Echo users’...

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