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The USPS fixed a security vulnerability exposing 60 million users' info a year after being notified and Dropbox disclosed three macOS zero-day flaws allowing for system takeover when chained together on episode 170 of our daily podcast.



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The United States Postal Service has patched a critical security vulnerability that exposed the data of more than 60 million customers to anyone who has an account at the USPS.com website.

The U.S.P.S. is an independent agency of the American federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States and is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the


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Earlier this week Dropbox team unveiled details of three critical vulnerabilities in Apple macOS operating system, which altogether could allow a remote attacker to execute malicious code on a targeted Mac computer just by convincing a victim into visiting a malicious web page.

The reported vulnerabilities were originally discovered by Syndis, a cybersecurity firm hired by Dropbox to conduct


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Facebook increases Bug Bounty payouts for account takeover vulnerabilities, Amazon leaks customer email addresses, and Maria malware evolves to target servers on episode 169 of our daily podcast.



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Amazon Suffers Data Breach Days Before Black Friday

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L0rdix Becomes The New Swiss Army Knife Of Windows Hacking

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Here we have great news for all bug bounty hunters.

Now you can get paid up to $40,000 for finding and responsibly reporting critical vulnerabilities in the websites and mobile applications owned by Facebook that could allow cyber attackers to take over user accounts.

In the latest post published Tuesday on the Facebook page, the social networking giant announced that it has raised the


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Facebook Ads Urge Its Staff To Leak Secrets

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Members of Parliament at the UK have recently pointed out the country’s lack of leadership in the cybersecurity domain. Unfortunately,



UK Infrastructure Allocates £1.9 Billion For Cyber Security Boost on Latest Hacking News.

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The real identity of Tessa88—the notorious hacker tied to several high-profile cyber attacks including the LinkedIn, DropBox and MySpace mega breaches—has been revealed as Maksim Vladimirovich Donakov (Максим Владимирович Донаков), a resident of Penza, Russian Federation.

In early 2016, a hacker with pseudonym Tessa88 emerged online offering stolen databases from some of the biggest social media


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Active XSS attacks exploiting vulnerable Wordpress plugin, Sofacy aka Fancy Bear using new Cannon Trojan and the Emotet returns with new phishing tricks on episode 168 of our daily podcast.



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Fake Google Android Driving Apps Claim Half A Million Victims

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DirtyCOW Is Back In Backdoor Attack Targeting Drupal Web Servers

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Linux Kernel Spectre V2 Defense Caused Massive Slowdown

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This is why you should always think twice before opening innocent looking email attachments, especially word and pdf files.

Cybersecurity researchers at Cisco Talos have once again discovered multiple critical security vulnerabilities in the Atlantis Word Processor that allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and take over affected computers.

An alternative to Microsoft Word,


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Blackout For Thousands Of Dark Web Pages

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It seems as though not a day goes by without a new story breaking about a high-level cyber attack on a major corporation or national government.

Hackers are becoming increasingly adept at breaking through a variety of super-secure firewalls, and they're not just after the riches of Fortune 500 companies.

Hackers are equally (if not more) interested in hacking into your personal computer and


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Two hackers have been sent to prison for their roles in hacking TalkTalk, one of the biggest UK-based telecommunications company, in 2015 and stealing personal information, banking, and credit card details belonging to more than 156,000 customers.

Matthew Hanley, 23, and Connor Allsopp, 21, both from Tamworth in Staffordshire, were sentenced Monday to 12 months and 8 months in prison,


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Singapore and Canada have recently combined forces to defend themselves from cyber criminals, and to boost their cyber security. The



Singapore Enters Into Cyber Security Agreements With US & Canada on Latest Hacking News.

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Interview with security researcher at Pen Test Partners, Ken Munro, on the firm's recent discovery of dangerous vulnerabilities in MiSafes GPS enabled child tracking smartwatches.



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