Zero-day Threats Detection

New Shlayer Malware Variant Targeting Macs

Security researchers have found a new variant of a trojan program dubbed Shlayer that infects Mac computers and disables the macOS Gatekeeper security agent. Shlayer was discovered a year ago by researchers ...
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85 Android Adware Apps Downloaded 9 Million Times

Researchers have found another batch of malicious Android applications on Google Play that spam users with annoying full-screen ads and make using their phones difficult. Trend Micro calls the adware AndroidOS_HidenAd and ...
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Attack Kit Hijacks DNS of Home and Business Routers

Attack Kit Hijacks DNS of Home and Business Routers

For the past year, attackers have been using an exploit kit that changes the DNS settings of home and small-business routers through users’ browsers. The tool, dubbed Novidade, was first used in ...
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Hackers Use EternalBlue Exploit Cryptominer

Microsoft and Adobe Patch Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Microsoft and Adobe Systems released their monthly scheduled security updates Nov. 14, both companies fixing some vulnerabilities that were known publicly before being patched. Microsoft fixed 62 vulnerabilities across its product portfolio, ...
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Google marks all HTTP sites ‘not secure’ starting today

Google marks all HTTP sites ‘not secure’ starting today

With the release of Google Chrome 68 today, technology behemoth Google is labeling all HTTP sites as “not secure,” in an effort to get developers to transition their websites to the safer ...

The iOS failed passcode option, plus security update 11.4

An underused passcode security option. And what did Apple just fix in iOS? ...
Ransomware Uses Process Hiding Technique to Evade Antivirus

Ransomware Uses Process Hiding Technique to Evade Antivirus

A ransomware program called SynAck uses a sophisticated process hiding technique that was first documented last year as a proof-of-concept to evade detection. Dubbed Process Doppelgänging, the method was presented at the ...
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Employee Convenience Trumps InfoSec

Microsoft Fixes 66 Vulnerabilities Across Its Products

Microsoft’s April security updates include fixes for 66 vulnerabilities in Windows components, the Edge and Internet Explorer browsers, the Office suite, the Hyper-V hypervisor, Visual Studio and even a wireless keyboard. Of ...
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Adobe Confirms Unpatched Flash

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Recently Found Kernel Vulnerability

Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch for Windows 7 and Server 2008 systems to fix a recently identified vulnerability that allows attackers or malware to take full control of computers. The flaw ...
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Drupal Websites at Risk Due to Highly Critical Vulnerability

Drupal Websites at Risk Due to Highly Critical Vulnerability

The Drupal Project has released patches for a highly critical vulnerability that affects all supported versions of the popular CMS, is very easy to exploit and can lead to a complete compromise ...
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