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Revealed: Long-running espionage campaign targets phone carriers to snoop on VIPs' location, call records

Hackers infiltrated the networks of at least ten cellular telcos around the world, and remained hidden for years, as part of a long-running tightly targeted surveillance operation, The Register has learned. This espionage campaign is still ongoing, it is claimed.…

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Researchers Find Mobile Apps Riddled with High Risk Vulnerabilities, Return Of The Wizard Vulnerability, We Transfer Security Notice Issued Today’s



Latest Hacking News Podcast #311 on Latest Hacking News.

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It's all in a lucrative day's work for Red Mosquito

A Scottish managed services provider is running a lucrative sideline in ransomware decryption – however, a sting operation by a security firm appears to show that “decryption” merely means paying off the malware's masterminds.…

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Tehran's hackers are 'wiping' infected machines as tensions spike, fresh sanctions approved

Hackers operating on behalf of the Iranian government have turned destructive, the US Department of Homeland Security has claimed.…

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It seems new phishing campaigns are on a rise. Another phishing campaign comes into limelight after CISA issues alert for



CISA Warns Internet Users Of A Department of Homeland Security Phishing Scam on Latest Hacking News.

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Your quick guide to what else has been happening in computer security lately

Roundup  Here's a quick Monday summary of recent infosec news, beyond what we've already reported.…

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50 roles shifted off to India

DXC Technology is sending hundreds of security personnel from the America's division down the redundancy chute and offshoring some of those roles to low-cost centres, insiders are telling us.…

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Researchers have found an unprotected database that publicly exposed thousands of medical prescriptions. The database leaked Vascepa prescriptions for over



Unsecured Database Leaked Vascepa Prescriptions For 78,000 Patients on Latest Hacking News.

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Mozilla has patched an actively exploited zero-day flaw in Firefox browser just recently. They rolled-out the fix with the release



Mozilla Patches Another Actively Exploited Zero-Day With Firefox 67.0.4 on Latest Hacking News.

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Android users now face another threat from a newly discovered malware campaign. Termed ‘Bouncing Golf’ by the researchers, the new



Bouncing Golf Cyberespionage Campaign Hits Android Users With GolfSpy Malware on Latest Hacking News.

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Oracle has recently addressed a critical vulnerability affecting its WebLogic servers. Users must ensure they update their systems quickly as



Oracle Fixed A WebLogic Zero-Day Vulnerability Under Active Exploit In The Wild on Latest Hacking News.

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Savvy data analysts and data warehouse developers are in high demand. These are experts involved in cleansing of data and



Prepaway – Top Resources to Pass Microsoft 70-767 Exam On First Try on Latest Hacking News.

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Researchers have spotted another phishing scam that is specifically targeting Steam players. This Steam phishing campaign hijacks accounts by tricking



Steam Phishing Campaign Hijacks Accounts By Luring Users Into Free Games on Latest Hacking News.

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Just a week ago, Mozilla rolled-out an updated version of its Firefox browser v.67.0.2, while fixing a low-severity bug. Nonetheless,



Mozilla Releases Firefox 67.0.3 As It Fixes An Actively Exploited Zero-Day on Latest Hacking News.

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In recent years, several groups of cybersecurity researchers have disclosed dozens of memory side-channel vulnerabilities in modern processors and DRAMs, like Rowhammer, RAMBleed, Spectre, and Meltdown.

Have you ever noticed they all had at least one thing in common?

That's OpenSSH.

As a proof-of-concept, many researchers demonstrated their side-channel attacks against OpenSSH application
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As we reported two days ago, Microsoft this week released an updated version of its Outlook app for Android that patches a severe remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-1105) that impacted over 100 million users.

However, at that time, very few details of the flaw were available in the advisory, which just revealed that the earlier versions of the email app contained a cross-site
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Another Oracle Zero Day Vulnerability Fosters Emergency Update, US Veterans Injury Information And Other Data Openly Exposed,  JPL and NASA



Latest Hacking News Podcast #310 on Latest Hacking News.

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If you use VLC media player on your computer and haven't updated it recently, don't you even dare to play any untrusted, randomly downloaded video file on it.

Doing so could allow hackers to remotely take full control over your computer system.

That's because VLC media player software versions prior to 3.0.7 contain two high-risk security vulnerabilities, besides many other medium- and
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Cybersecurity researchers from at least two firms today unveiled details of a new strain of malware that targets Windows and macOS systems with a Linux-based cryptocurrency mining malware.

It may sound strange, but it's true.

Dubbed "LoudMiner" and also "Bird Miner," the attack leverages command-line based virtualization software on targeted systems to silently boot an image of Tiny Core
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Scammers have now devised a new phishing campaign to scam users. As highlighted by some researchers, the scammers now trick



Scammers Now Exploit Google Calendar Alerts For Phishing Attacks on Latest Hacking News.

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If you work as an SEO, you should know that the digital marketing or SEO industry is rapidly growing. Even



4 Primary Benefits of VPN to Search Engine Marketers on Latest Hacking News.

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He then doubled down on spies' 'ghost user' backdoor plan

Solving the Huawei 5G security problem is a question of convincing the Chinese to embrace British "fair play", security minister Ben Wallace said yesterday without the slightest hint of irony.…

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Another day, another breach. The victim now appears to be the food ordering and delivery service EatStreet. In breach notices



Food Ordering And Delivery Service EatStreet Disclosed Data Breach on Latest Hacking News.

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Google introduces new security measures to fight deceptive sites. Google have launched a dedicated browser extension for Chrome that lets



Google Chrome Takes New Security Measures Against Deceptive Sites on Latest Hacking News.

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Okay, folks, it's time to update your Firefox web browser once again—yes, for the second time this week.

After patching a critical actively-exploited vulnerability in Firefox 67.0.3 earlier this week, Mozilla is now warning millions of its users about a second zero-day vulnerability that attackers have been found exploiting in the wild.

The newly patched issue (CVE-2019-11708) is a "sandbox
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Cluster of rock and ice a sweltering 77K, we're told

Astronomers have measured the temperature of one of Uranus’s rings, dubbed Epsilon, for the first time. The result: the cluster of ice and rock is a nippy 77 kelvin.…

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Microsoft today released an updated version of its "Outlook for Android" that patches an important security vulnerability in the popular email app that is currently being used over 100 million users.

According to an advisory, Outlook app with versions before 3.0.88 for Android contains a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2019-1105) in the way the app parses incoming email
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Patch released after crypto-currency biz sounded alarm

The development and release of a critical Firefox security patch this week was, in part, triggered by an attempted cyber-heist of crypto-coin exchange Coinbase.…

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Can't spell SupportAssist without 'ass' and 'u' – other makers may be hit, too

Dell's troubleshooting software SupportAssist, bundled with the US tech titan's home and business computers, has a security flaw that can be exploited by malware and rogue logged-in users to gain administrator powers.…

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At its developer conference held earlier this week in New York, the MongoDB team announced the latest version of its database management software that includes a variety of advanced features, including Field Level Encryption, Distributed Transactions, and Wildcard Indexes.

The newly introduced Field Level Encryption (FLE), which will be available in the upcoming MongoDB 4.2 release, is an
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Emergency security fix emitted for remote code exec hole exploited in the wild

Oracle has issued an emergency critical update to address a remote code execution vulnerability in its WebLogic Server component for Fusion Middleware – a flaw miscreants are exploiting in the wild to hijack systems.…

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