6 Tips to Prevent Social Engineering

6 Tips to Prevent Social Engineering

Social engineering is a tactic where the attacker influences the victim to obtain valuable information. Office employees are targeted to reveal confidential data about a corporation while non-specialists can come under the ...
How has ethical hacking benefited the software industry

How has ethical hacking benefited the software industry

In an online world infested with hackers, we need more ethical hackers. But all around the world, hackers have long been portrayed by the media and pop culture as the bad guys ...
Emotet, a dangerous botnet spams malicious emails, “targets 66,000 unique emails for more than 30,000 domain names” reports BleepingComputer

Emotet, a dangerous botnet spams malicious emails, “targets 66,000 unique emails for more than 30,000 domain names” reports BleepingComputer

Three days ago, Emotet, a dangerous malware botnet was found sending malicious emails to many countries around the globe. The maligned email with Emotet’s signature was first spotted on the morning of ...
LastPass patched a security vulnerability from the extensions generated on pop-up windows

LastPass patched a security vulnerability from the extensions generated on pop-up windows

Last week, the team behind LastPass, a password manager website, released an update to patch a security vulnerability that exposes credentials entered by the users on a previously visited site. This vulnerability ...
Lilocked ransomware (Lilu) affects thousands of Linux-based servers

Lilocked ransomware (Lilu) affects thousands of Linux-based servers

A ransomware strain named Lilocked or Lilu has been affecting thousands of Linux-based servers all over the world since mid-July and the attacks got intensified by the end of August, ZDNet reports ...
Exim patches a major security bug found in all versions that left millions of Exim servers vulnerable to security attacks

Exim patches a major security bug found in all versions that left millions of Exim servers vulnerable to security attacks

Last week, a vulnerability was found in all the versions of Exim, a mail transfer agent (MTA), that when exploited can let attackers run malicious code with root privileges. According to the ...
A bug found in Glibc limits modern SIMD instructions to only Intel, inhibiting performance of AMD and other CPUs

A bug found in Glibc limits modern SIMD instructions to only Intel, inhibiting performance of AMD and other CPUs

Yesterday, Mingye Wang reported a bug in the Glibc, GNU C Library. According to him, the dl_platform detection performs “cripple AMD” in the sysdeps in Glibc. The dl_platform check is used for ...
At DefCon 27, DARPA’s $10 million voting system could not be hacked by Voting Village hackers due to a bug

At DefCon 27, DARPA’s $10 million voting system could not be hacked by Voting Village hackers due to a bug

At the DefCon security conference in Las Vegas, for the last two years, hackers have come to the Voting Village every year to scrutinize voting machines and analyze them for vulnerabilities. This ...
Mimecast introduced community based tailored threat intelligence tool at Black Hat 2019

Mimecast introduced community based tailored threat intelligence tool at Black Hat 2019

Yesterday, at Black Hat 2019, Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, introduced Mimecast Threat Intelligence which offers a deeper understanding of the cyber threats faced by organizations. The cybersecurity ...
Winnti Malware: Chinese hacker group attacks major German corporations for years, German public media investigation reveals

Winnti Malware: Chinese hacker group attacks major German corporations for years, German public media investigation reveals

German public broadcasters, Bavarian Radio & Television Network (BR) and Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), have published a joint investigation report on a hacker group spying on certain businesses since years. Security researchers, Hakan ...
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