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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Microsoft fixes a zero-day escalation of privilege bug in Windows after Kaspersky Lab researchers noticed multiple cyber-espionage groups exploiting it   —  Kaspersky: Windows zero-day exploited by multiple cyber-espionage groups.  —  Microsoft released today its monthly roll-up of security patches known as Patch Tuesday.
Nov 13, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
US Cyber Command launches its new initiative to publicly share unclassified malware samples it has discovered by uploading multiple files to VirusTotal   —  USCYBERCOM said it plans to regularly upload “unclassified malware samples” to VirusTotal.  —  On Monday, the Cyber National Mission Force …
Nov 9, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Hackers breach StatCounter, injecting its analytics script with malicious code that currently targets users of crypto exchange Gate.io to hijack BTC withdrawals   —  StatCounter is still compromised but Gate.io has removed the script form its site.  —  Hackers have breached StatCounter …
Nov 6, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
DOJ charges 10 Chinese nationals for conspiring to hack and steal IP and confidential data from US and European companies between Jan. 2010 and May 2015   —  Department of Justice charges ten Chinese nationals for hacks on US and French aviation companies  —  The US Department of Justice …
Oct 30, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Researchers detail how state-owned China Telecom, the third largest carrier in the country, regularly hijacks internet traffic passing through the US and Canada   —  Chinese government turned to local ISP for intelligence gathering after it signed the Obama-Xi cyber pact in late 2015, researchers say.
Oct 28, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Mozilla announces ProtonVPN partnership; from Oct. 25, some Firefox users will see an ad to buy a $10/month VPN subscription when connected to unsecured WiFi   —  Selected Firefox users will be able to purchase a ProtonVPN version for $10.  Some of the money will go to support Mozilla and Firefox.
Oct 22, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
WhatsApp fixes a bug, identified by Google's Project Zero, that let hackers take over its Android or iOS app when a user answered an incoming video call   —  Bug only affects WhatsApp for Android and iOS, but the issue has been fixed this week.  —  WhatsApp developers have fixed a bug …
Oct 10, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Microsoft says it's pausing the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update while it investigates reports of some users missing files after updating   —  Microsoft cites problems with the latest update package deleting user files.  —  The iPhone with a laptop price tag: Will Apple's iPhone XS Max convince business pros to upgrade?
Oct 6, 2018, 8:57 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Researchers find a botnet altered DNS settings of 100,000+ routers to redirect traffic from Brazilian banks and web hosting services to 50+ phishing sites   —  Botnet redirects hijacked traffic to over 50 active phishing sites.  —  Over 100,000 routers have had their DNS settings modified to redirect users to phishing pages.
Oct 2, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Popular ad blocker uBlock Origin gets the option to block all JavaScript execution on a page by default globally or at a domain-specific level   —  New ad blocker update boosts users' privacy and security with JS execution master switch.  —  uBlock Origin, one of the most popular ad blockers today …
Sep 25, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context

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