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Boffins from Belgium break people recognition software with a colorful placard

A trio of Belgium-based boffins have created a ward that renders wearers unrecognizable to software trained to detect people.…

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'I regret these actions and accept full responsibility for my mistakes'

Marcus Hutchins, the British security researcher who shot to fame after successfully halting the Wannacry ransomware epidemic, has pleaded guilty to crafting online bank-account-raiding malware.…

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A white-hat hacker found a way to get into the French government's newly launched, secure encrypted messaging app that otherwise can only be accessed by officials and politicians with email accounts associated with the government identities.

Dubbed "Tchap," the end-to-end encrypted, open source messaging app has been created by the French government with an aim to keep their officials,
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Symfony PHP Web Application Framework Update, Malware HawkEye Spreading, Verizon and Yahoo Increase Breach Settlement by 30 Million, Oracle Urgent



Latest Hacking News Podcast #265 on Latest Hacking News.

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Let's go back... way back

The last few months have seen a big increase in malware attacks using PDF email attachments, according to security firm SonicWall.…

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Trump predicted he was 'fucked' – but he hadn't reckoned on ██████████

Analysis  It's 448 pages of which roughly 50 have been blacked out.…

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Facebook late last month revealed that the social media company mistakenly stored passwords for "hundreds of millions" of Facebook users in plaintext, including "tens of thousands" passwords of its Instagram users as well.

Now it appears that the incident is far worse than first reported.
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Facebook today quietly updated its March press release, adding that the actual number of
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Wham, bam, gee thanks, Instagram

While journalists and netizens are distracted digesting the redacted 400-plus-page Mueller report, released within the past few hours, today will be a good day for spin doctors to bury bad news.…

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Idaho Suffers Data Breach, Adblock Contains Eploit, Wipro Ltd Hacked For Supply Chain Attacks Today’s



Latest Hacking News Podcast #264 on Latest Hacking News.

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In short; social engineering is the act of convincing a person or person’s into taking action or divulging information, often



Some of The Best Social Engineers of All Time on Latest Hacking News.

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So that's all OK then

Facebook has admitted to harvesting email contacts from 1.5 million people without permission.…

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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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