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All your URLs are belong to u

On Tuesday Google renovated its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) web publishing format, making it more secure with less Chocolate Factory branding - a change certain to be welcomed by publishers committed to AMP.…

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A cybersecurity professional today demonstrated a long-known unpatched weakness in Microsoft's Azure cloud service by exploiting it to take control over Windows Live Tiles, one of the key features Microsoft built into Windows 8 operating system.

Introduced in Windows 8, the Live tiles feature was designed to display content and notifications on the Start screen, allowing users to continuously
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Website settings altered to point visitors to malicious clones

Internet domain registrars and at least one registry were hijacked to change certain websites' DNS settings so that visitors to said sites were in fact directed to password-stealing phishing pages, researchers detailed on Wednesday.…

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Drupal, the popular open-source content management system, has released security updates to address multiple "moderately critical" vulnerabilities in Drupal Core that could allow remote attackers to compromise the security of hundreds of thousands of websites.

According to the advisories published today by the Drupal developers, all security vulnerabilities Drupal patched this month reside in
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Please speak clearly for the tape... I mean, my ears

Interview  A gauche "spy" has made clumsy efforts to get critics of Russian antivirus biz Kaspersky Lab to incriminate themselves as shills for rival security companies.…

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Australian Smartwatch for Children has Security Flaws, Major VPN Providers Lack Encryption, Robin Hood Ransomware Increases $10,000 Per Day. Today’s



Latest Hacking News Podcast #263 on Latest Hacking News.

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Mozilla have taken a further step towards the privacy of their users. In fact, the step seems more relevant to



Mozilla Requests Apple to Reset the Advertiser ID Of iPhone Users Each Month on Latest Hacking News.

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An unprotected database belonging to JustDial, India's largest local search service, is leaking personally identifiable information of its every customer in real-time who accessed the service via its website, mobile app, or even by calling on its fancy "88888 88888" customer care number, The Hacker News has learned and independently verified.

Founded over two decades ago, JustDial (JD) is the
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Rogue employee takes blame, seems he ain't no Fortinet son

Fortinet this week agreed to pay the US government $545,000 to settle claims it allowed employees to peddle Chinese-made gear that would eventually end up being illegally supplied to federal agencies.…

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Multiple pre-auth remote code exec holes need pasting over, enterprise IT giant warns

Oracle today issued its quarterly security updates, patching a total of 296 vulnerabilities across its massive line of enterprise software.…

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Blocklist biz appears to swing ban-hammer at legit vuln scanners, denies doing so

Analysis  In recent months, several security researchers have said Spamhaus has been automatically blocking people for carrying out legitimate network port scanning and failed to provide a prompt means of redress.…

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A new powerful rootkit-enabled spyware operation has been discovered wherein hackers are distributing multifunctional malware disguised as cracked software or trojanized app posing as legitimate software like video players, drivers and even anti-virus products.



While the rootkit malware—dubbed Scranos—which was first discovered late last year, still appears to be a work in progress, it is


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Tax Phishing Scams Hitting U.S., WPA3-Personal Patch Needed, Hacker Captures 932 Million Records – Selling on Dark Web, Bounty UK



Latest Hacking News Podcast #262 on Latest Hacking News.

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Over two-thirds of attacks Russian biz spied targeted venerable Microsoft suite

Russian security biz Kaspersky Lab has said more than 70 per cent of malware attacks it detected last year were made against everyone's favourite Microsoft suite – Office.…

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Even after Google's security oversight over its already-huge Android ecosystem has evolved over the years, malware apps still keep coming back to Google Play Store.

Sometimes just reposting an already detected malware app from a newly created Play Store account, or using other developers' existing accounts, is enough for 'bad-faith' developers to trick the Play Store into distributing unsafe
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It didn't, by the way – it's a bunch of ad industry folk

A hacker collective calling itself Pokemongo that published what it claimed to be personal data of US FBI agents has followed up by breaching the American Advertising Federation.…

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Reported to be stepping stone for attacks on customers

Indian IT outsourcing behemoth Wipro admitted this morning to falling victim to a "sophisticated" phishing attack.…

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Emotets’ banking trojan has now evolved, it would seem it now has taken on new tactics in the form of



Banking Trojan Emotet Now Targets Legitimate Email Chains to Deploy Malware on Latest Hacking News.

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Call goes out to teach sailors all about phishing (and malware, and network security)

The US Navy is looking to hire someone to teach the basics of cybersecurity to its sailers.…

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Third-party providers of content filter rules could stiff netizens

A feature introduced last year in Adblock Plus and a few other related content blocking browser extensions allows providers of filtering lists, under certain conditions, to execute arbitrary code on web pages.…

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It's no secret that Google tracks you everywhere, even when you keep Google's Location History feature disabled.

As revealed by an Associated Press investigation in 2018, other Google apps like Maps or daily weather update service on Android allows the tech giant to continuously collect your precise latitude and longitude.

According to Google, the company uses this location-tracking
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Report scolds maker Thales for poorly understood software

A British Army Watchkeeper drone stalled itself and crashed into the sea on a bad weather flight test, military investigators have said – though most of the wreckage was never found.…

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Once again, Microsoft pulled updates for Windows users owing to system crash issues. However, this time, the problem does not



Microsoft Halts Windows 7 And 8.1 April Updates For Some Users Due To System Crashes on Latest Hacking News.

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The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released new versions of its Tomcat application server to address an important security vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to execute malicious code and take control of an affected server.

Developed by ASF, Apache Tomcat is an open source web server and servlet system, which uses several Java EE specifications such as Java Servlet,
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Dozens of FBI Affiliated Web Sites Hacked, Matrix.Org hacker discloses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Outlook, Hacked North Korea’s Lazarus Group attacking



Latest Hacking News Podcast #261 on Latest Hacking News.

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Editor’s Note: The Indicter has translated “Mi Amigo Julian Assange”, authored by Ms Alicia Castro, formerly Argentina’s ambassador in the UK and Venezuela. The text in Span…


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If you have an account with Microsoft Outlook email service, there is a possibility that your account information has been compromised by an unknown hacker or group of hackers, Microsoft confirmed.

Earlier this year, hackers managed to breach Microsoft's customer support portal and access information related to some email accounts registered with the company's Outlook service.

Yesterday, a
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Plus, Minnesota and North Carolina cities hit by hackers

As April hits its stride, we saw a week of Wi-Fi bugs, Assange's public eviction and King's College warnings.…

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Multiple providers leaving storage cookies up for grabs

The US-Cert is raising alarms following the disclosure of a serious vulnerability in multiple VPN services.…

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