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Hackers abuse NSA malware to crack internal networks

Akamai has discovered a remarkable new malware campaign. The hackers behind it change the settings of home and office routers. This allows them to connect to internal networks and also infect previously isolated devices. According to Akamai Sun, there are 277,000 routers with these vulnerable UPnP s... Read more

date5 years ago
Hacker places malware in popular JavaScript library

Hacker places malware in popular JavaScript library

A hacker has managed to place code in a popular JavaScript library that steals bitcoin. This is a library that many companies use. The impact could therefore potentially be very large, although there is still some uncertainty about this. The hack included placing code in Event-Stream, a JavaScript ... Read more

date5 years ago

Rowhammer attacks can bypass ECC memory protection

Researchers at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam have described in a paper a new variation of the Rowhammer attack, which makes the attack successful on ECC memory. Rowhammer is a group of exploits that exploit an error in the design of modern memory cards. A memory card stores temporary data as s... Read more

date6 years ago
Dropbox researchers accidentally found 3 zero days in Apple software

Dropbox researchers accidentally found 3 zero days in Apple software

The Dropbox red team accidentally discovered a zero day in Apple software. While one of the company's teams was investigating how its software responds to cyber-attacks, it discovered a number of zero-day vulnerabilities. The Offensive Security red team - a group of specialists tasked with attackin... Read more

date6 years ago

Emotet malware includes unique infrastructure to prevent down-time

According to security company Trend Micro, Emotet's malware corridor deliberately designed the backbone infrastructure of its server in two separate clusters. Researchers analyzed 571 samples of the group's malware. It allowed them to extract the IP addresses of 721 Emotet command-and-control (C&... Read more

date6 years ago
Hackers actively exploit second vulnerability in WordPress plugin

Hackers actively exploit second vulnerability in WordPress plugin

Hackers have been able to exploit a second vulnerability in a commonly used WordPress plugin in just one week. That's what sets WordPress security company Defiant against ZDNet. Right now, the attacks are being carried out. It's the second separate wave of hack attempts against WordPress sites sinc... Read more

date6 years ago
New hack campaign focuses on governments worldwide

New hack campaign focuses on governments worldwide

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 security researchers have found a new hack campaign targeting government agencies around the world. The campaign is from the Sofacy Group and uses a series of armed documents, reports Silicon Angle. Government agencies worldwide are being attacked by the hack group. These ... Read more

date6 years ago
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