Boulevard News

Featured News

Insecure Storage Buckets Expose 1.8 Billion Online Posts Scraped for U.S. Military
A Pentagon contractor left three storage buckets publicly accessible on Amazon’s S3 service, exposing more than 1.8 billion online posts collected since 2009. The messages, posted by people from around the world, ...
Oracle Patches Critical Vulnerabilities in PeopleSoft Applications
Oracle has released out-of-band security patches for a component used by multiple ERP applications from its PeopleSoft suite. The updates fix five vulnerabilities, including two critical ones that can be exploited to ...
More Than 120 Malware Detections Triggered on NSA Employee's Computer
Kaspersky Lab has concluded an internal investigation into an incident that led to the company being accused of using its antivirus program to copy secret files from the personal computer of an ...
Adobe Releases Critical Security Patches for 9 Products
Adobe Systems has released security patches for nine of its products to fix 86 vulnerabilities, the majority of which are rated as critical and important. In addition to Flash Player, Reader and ...
Quarantine Flaw in Antivirus Products Allows Privilege Escalation
The malware quarantine feature in several antivirus products could have been abused by local attackers to gain administrative privileges on computers. The issue, dubbed AVGater, was discovered by Florian Bogner, a researcher ...
Fancy Bear Adopts New DDE Attack Against Microsoft Office
Russian cyberespionage group Fancy Bear is using a recently publicized technique that abuses a legitimate Microsoft Office feature to create documents that can install malware. For the past several years the most ...
Sowbug Cyberespionage Group Hits South America, South Asia
Security researchers have identified a cyberespionage group that has been stealing data from policy and diplomatic organizations in South America and South Asia since at least 2015. “While cyberespionage attacks are often ...
Fake WhatsApp on Google Play Shows How Easy Users Can Be Tricked
Google removed a rogue version of the WhatsApp Messenger application from Google Play that had been installed by more than 1 million people. A subsequent search by users and researchers revealed that ...
Fancy Bear Cyberspies Hide Phishing Pages Behind Blogspot Links
Security researchers have identified a new phishing campaign launched by Russian cyberespionage group Fancy Bear that uses rogue blogspot.com URLs to bypass spam filters. These latest attacks were aimed at Bellingcat, a ...
New Trojan 'Silence' Uses Stealth to Attack Banks
Security researchers have discovered a new attack against financial organizations, in which hackers break into their infrastructure and stay lurking for months to learn their internal procedures before starting to steal money ...
Loading...