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New Zeppelin Ransomware Targeting Tech and Health Companies

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A new variant of Vega ransomware family, dubbed Zeppelin, has recently been spotted in the wild targeting technology and healthcare companies across Europe, the United...
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New PlunderVolt Attack Targets Intel SGX Enclaves by Tweaking CPU Voltage

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A team of cybersecurity researchers demonstrated a novel yet another technique to hijack Intel SGX, a hardware-isolated trusted space on modern Intel CPUs that encrypts...
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Latest Microsoft Update Patches New Windows 0-Day Under Active Attack

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With its latest and last Patch Tuesday for 2019, Microsoft is warning billions of its users of a new Windows zero-day vulnerability that attackers are...
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Adobe Releases Patches for ‘Likely Exploitable’ Critical Vulnerabilities

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The last Patch Tuesday of 2019 is finally here. Adobe today released updates for four of its widely used software—including Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Photoshop...
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The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey Results

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The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey was an online survey published in The Hacker News and created to provide insight into the details related to cybersecurity...
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Snatch Ransomware Reboots Windows in Safe Mode to Bypass Antivirus

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Cybersecurity researchers have spotted a new variant of the Snatch ransomware that first reboots infected Windows computers into Safe Mode and only then encrypts victims’...
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New Linux Bug Lets Attackers Hijack Encrypted VPN Connections

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A team of cybersecurity researchers has disclosed a new severe vulnerability affecting most Linux and Unix-like operating systems, including FreeBSD, OpenBSD, macOS, iOS, and Android,...
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FBI Puts $5 Million Bounty On Russian Hackers Behind Dridex Banking Malware

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The United States Department of Justice today disclosed the identities of two Russian hackers and charged them for developing and distributing the Dridex banking Trojan...
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Severe Auth Bypass and Priv-Esc Vulnerabilities Disclosed in OpenBSD

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OpenBSD, an open-source operating system built with security in mind, has been found vulnerable to four new high-severity security vulnerabilities, one of which is an...
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New Iranian Data Wiper Malware Targeting Energy Sector

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Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new, previously undiscovered destructive data-wiping malware that is being used by state-sponsored hackers in the wild to target energy and...
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Critical Flaw in GoAhead Web Server Could Affect Wide Range of IoT Devices

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Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered details of two new vulnerabilities in the GoAhead web server software, a tiny application widely embedded in hundreds of millions of...
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Europol Shuts Down Over 30,500 Piracy Websites in Global Operation

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In a coordinated global law enforcement operation, Europol has taken down more than 30,500 websites for distributing counterfeit and pirated items over the Internet and...
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Avast and AVG Browser Extensions Spying On Chrome and Firefox Users

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If your Firefox or Chrome browser has any of the below-listed four extensions offered by Avast and its subsidiary AVG installed, you should disable or...
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Top 5 Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Predictions for 2020

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We distilled 30 independent reports dedicated to cybersecurity and cybercrime predictions for 2020 and compiled the top 5 most interesting findings and projections in this...