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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Report Says Facebook Believes Spammers Were Behind September Security Attack

Report Says Facebook Believes Spammers Were Behind September Security Attack

Social network's investigation blames fake advertisers

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Code Execution Vulnerability Patched in Library Used by VLC, Other Media Players

Code Execution Vulnerability Patched in Library Used by VLC, Other Media Players

The stack-based buffer overflow can be exploited remotely

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Facebook Creates War Room to Combat Fake News Ahead of September Elections

Facebook Creates War Room to Combat Fake News Ahead of September Elections

Machine learning and AI are used to block fake accounts

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Thousands of Neoflam Clients Had Their Data Leaked After Buying Frying Pans

Thousands of Neoflam Clients Had Their Data Leaked After Buying Frying Pans

The company exposed the private info of around 7500 clients

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
Cisco Patches Remotely Exploitable High Risk Security Bugs in Multiple Products

Cisco Patches Remotely Exploitable High Risk Security Bugs in Multiple Products

Could lead to disclosure of confidential info, DoS condition

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
Tumblr Patches Security Issue that Would Leak Emails, Hashed-Salted Passwords

Tumblr Patches Security Issue that Would Leak Emails, Hashed-Salted Passwords

The bug affected Tumblr's Recommended Blogs feature

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
Information of 396K Users Exposed in Facepunch Data Breach

Information of 396K Users Exposed in Facepunch Data Breach

The leak included salted MD5 password hashes and usernames

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
FBI Releases Document with Measures for Defending Against Payroll Phishing Scams

FBI Releases Document with Measures for Defending Against Payroll Phishing Scams

Scammers replace direct deposit information to steal funds

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
Oracle Patched Over 300 Vulnerabilities in Its Q3 2018 Critical Patch Update

Oracle Patched Over 300 Vulnerabilities in Its Q3 2018 Critical Patch Update

Only CVE-2018-2913 got a perfect 10 risk rating

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 16th, 2018
VMware ESXi, Workstation, Fusion Affected by Critical Out-of-Bounds Read

VMware ESXi, Workstation, Fusion Affected by Critical Out-of-Bounds Read

SVGA security bug allows guest to execute code on host

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 16th, 2018
New iOS Passcode Bypass Allows Viewing and Sharing Photos from Locked iPhones

New iOS Passcode Bypass Allows Viewing and Sharing Photos from Locked iPhones

Works on iOS 12.0.1, uses VoiceOver to bypass screen lock

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 16th, 2018
Author of LuminosityLink Remote Access Trojan Gets 30 Months Sentence

Author of LuminosityLink Remote Access Trojan Gets 30 Months Sentence

FBI also seized all the money he made by selling his RAT

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 16th, 2018
Multiple Vulnerabilities Allow Attackers to Take Full Control of Linksys Routers

Multiple Vulnerabilities Allow Attackers to Take Full Control of Linksys Routers

Linksys fixed all vulnerabilities, patch available

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 16th, 2018
Sony Fixed PlayStation 4 Message Exploit Leading to a DoS Condition

Sony Fixed PlayStation 4 Message Exploit Leading to a DoS Condition

Console bricking message actually sent them into crash loop

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 16th, 2018
Info of 685 Million Users at Risk Because of Multiple Branch.io XSS Flaws

Info of 685 Million Users at Risk Because of Multiple Branch.io XSS Flaws

The DOM-based XSS vulnerabilities are now fixed

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 15th, 2018
400 Percent Increase in Cryptocurrency Mining Attacks Against iOS Devices

400 Percent Increase in Cryptocurrency Mining Attacks Against iOS Devices

Four-fold increase against devices using the Safari browser

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 15th, 2018
Malware Campaign Distributes Data Stealer Trojan/RAT, Circumvents Anti-Malware

Malware Campaign Distributes Data Stealer Trojan/RAT, Circumvents Anti-Malware

Uses complex obfuscation techniques to avoid detection

 
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