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A newly discovered ransomware family has the ability to replace the Master Boot Record and modify the partition table, allowing the malware to function as a wiper. read more [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: securityweek
Adobe suffered at a minimum a PR black eye on Friday when one of its private PGP keys was inadvertently published to its Product Incident Security Response Team (PSIRT) blog. [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: Threat Post
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has finally notified the states whose systems were targeted by hackers before last year's presidential election. read more [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: securityweek
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iOS 11 was released last week, and with it your iPhone and iPad (as long as its one of these models) got a ton of new features. There are so many, that navigating through them all can end up being a pretty daunting, and let's face it, confusing, task. Not [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: hitb
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In a surprise move, The Pirate Bay decided to add a cryptocurrency miner to its website last weekend. The notorious torrent site wanted to see whether this could replace the ads on the site. A controversial idea, but how much money can a site like The Pirate Bay make through [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: hitb
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There's a new iPhone out in the wild, which means there's a new teardown from iFixit showing everything that's going on inside Apple's latest handset.Tags: Apple [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: hitb
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Fitbit has a lot riding on its new $300 Ionic smartwatch. Analyst reports suggest the smartwatch category will continue to grow over the next few years, and Apple and Google already have well-established devices and operating systems. Being one of the top players in the wearables game, Fitbit is unlikely [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: hitb
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The week kicked off with news that CCleaner, a popular security software tool, had itself been compromised, distributing a backdoor to hundreds of thousands of users and highlighting software's serious supply-chain security issue. Just a few days later, it turned out that the CCleaner was designed instead to target nearly [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: hitb
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The breach of the credit monitoring firm Equifax, which exposed extensive personal data for 143 million people, is the worst corporate data breach to date. But, incredibly, the mistakes and the superlatives don't end there. Three weeks since the company first publicly disclosed the situation, a steady stream of gaffes [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: hitb
Researchers discovered an unprotected Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket containing potentially sensitive information associated with a system used internally by Verizon. read more [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: securityweek


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