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The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-24 02:11:04 U.S. Charges WikiLeaks\' Julian Assange With Violating Espionage Act (lien direct)

The United States Justice Department has unveiled charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with 17 new counts on the alleged violation of the Espionage Act by publishing classified information through WikiLeaks website. If convicted for all counts, Assange could face a maximum sentence of 175 years in U.S. prison for his "alleged role in one of the largest compromises of classified

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-23 06:41:01 5 Cybersecurity Tools Every Business Needs to Know (lien direct)

Cybersecurity experts all echo the same thing – cyber attacks are going to get more rampant, and they will continue to pose severe threats against all technology users. Businesses, in particular, have become prime targets for cybercriminals due to the nature of data and information they process and store. 2018 saw a slew of data breaches targeting large enterprises that resulted in the theft

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-23 02:18:03 Tor Browser for Android - First Official App Released On Play Store (lien direct)

Wohooo! Great news for privacy-focused users. Tor Browser, the most popular privacy-focused browser, for Android is finally out of beta, and the first stable version has now arrived on Google Play Store for anyone to download. The Tor Project announced Tuesday the first official stable release of its ultra-secure internet browser for Android devices, Tor Browser 8.5-which you can now

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-23 00:00:01 Hacker Disclosed 3 Unpatched Microsoft Zero-Day Exploits In Less Than 24 Hours (lien direct)

Less than 24 hours after publicly disclosing an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, the anonymous hacker going by online alias "SandboxEscaper" has now dropped new exploits for two more unpatched Microsoft zero-day vulnerabilities. The two new zero-day vulnerabilities affect Microsoft\'s Windows Error Reporting service and Internet Explorer 11. Just yesterday, while releasing a

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-22 00:49:01 Google Stored G Suite Users\' Passwords in Plain-Text for 14 Years (lien direct)

After Facebook and Twitter, Google becomes the latest technology giant to have accidentally stored its users\' passwords unprotected in plaintext on its servers-meaning any Google employee who has access to the servers could have read them. In a blog post published Tuesday, Google revealed that its G Suite platform mistakenly stored unhashed passwords of some of its enterprise users on

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-21 23:46:04 PoC Exploit For Unpatched Windows 10 Zero-Day Flaw Published Online (lien direct)

An anonymous hacker with an online alias "SandboxEscaper" today released proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for a new zero-day vulnerability affecting Windows 10 operating system-that\'s his/her 5th publicly disclosed Windows zero-day exploit [1, 2, 3] in less than a year. Published on GitHub, the new Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability is a privilege escalation issue that could allow a local

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-21 07:03:02 Core Elastic Stack Security Features Now Available For Free Users As Well (lien direct)

Elastic, the company behind the most widely used enterprise search engine ElasticSearch and the Elastic Stack, today announced that it has decided to make core security features of the Elastic Stack free and accessible to all users. ELK Stack or Elastic Stack is a collection of three powerful open source projects-Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana-that many large and small companies are

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-21 06:46:01 WEBINAR: How to Get Enterprise Cyber Security for your Mid-Sized Organization (lien direct)

High-quality cybersecurity posture is typically regarded as the exclusive domain of the large and heavy resourced enterprises – those who can afford a multi-product security stack and a skilled security team to operate it. This implies a grave risk to all organizations who are not part of this group, since the modern threat landscape applies to all, regardless of size and vertical. What is

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-20 01:46:05 US Tech Giants Google, Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom Break Up With Huawei (lien direct)

Google has reportedly suspended all businesses with the world\'s second-biggest smartphone maker, Huawei, and revoked its Android license effective immediately-a move that will have a drastic impact on Huawei devices across the globe. Revoking Android license means Huawei future smartphones will no longer have access to Android updates and apps like Gmail or the Play Store, as well as Google

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-17 10:59:01 Report Reveals TeamViewer Was Breached By Chinese Hackers In 2016 (lien direct)

The German software company behind TeamViewer, one of the most popular software in the world that allows users to access and share their desktops remotely, was reportedly compromised in 2016, the German newspaper Der Spiegel revealed today. TeamViewer is popular remote-support software that allows you to securely share your desktop or take full control of other\'s PC over the Internet from

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-17 00:43:03 Hacker Breaks Into Stack Overflow Q&A Site, No Evidence of Data Breach (lien direct)

Stack Overflow, one of the largest question and answer site for programmers, revealed today that an unknown hacker(s) managed to gain unauthorized access to its production systems on May 11, 2019. Founded by Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky in 2008, Stack Overflow is the flagship site of the Stack Exchange Network. With 10 million registered users and over 50 million unique visitors every month,

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-16 05:55:03 \'GozNym\' Banking Malware Gang Dismantled by International Law Enforcement (lien direct)

In a joint effort by several law enforcement agencies from 6 different countries, officials have dismantled a major cybercrime network behind GozNym banking malware. GozNym banking malware is responsible for stealing nearly $100 million from over 41,000 victims across the globe for years. GozNym was created by combining two known powerful Trojans-Gozi ISFB malware, a banking

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-16 03:55:05 Bluetooth Flaw Found in Google Titan Security Keys; Get Free Replacement (lien direct)

A team of security researchers at Microsoft discovered a potentially serious vulnerability in the Bluetooth-supported version of Google\'s Titan Security Keys that could not be patched with a software update. However, users do not need to worry as Google has announced to offer a free replacement for the affected Titan Security Key dongles. In a security advisory published Wednesday, Google

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-14 13:20:00 New Class of CPU Flaws Affect Almost Every Intel Processor Since 2011 (lien direct)

Academic researchers today disclosed details of the newest class of speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities in Intel processors that impacts all modern chips, including the chips used in Apple devices. After the discovery of Spectre and Meltdown processor vulnerabilities earlier last year that put practically every computer in the world at risk, different classes of Spectre and

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-14 11:31:05 Microsoft Releases Patches For A Critical \'Wormable Flaw\' and 78 Other Issues (lien direct)

It\'s Patch Tuesday-the day when Microsoft releases monthly security updates for its software. Microsoft has software updates to address a total of 79 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, including a critical wormable flaw that can propagate malware from computer to computer without requiring users\' interaction. Out of 79 vulnerabilities, 18 issues

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-14 08:44:03 Adobe Releases Critical Patches for Flash, Acrobat Reader, and Media Encoder (lien direct)

Adobe today released its monthly software updates to patch a total of 87 security vulnerabilities in its Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Flash Player and Media Encoder, most of which could lead to arbitrary code execution attacks or worse. None of the flaws patched this month in Adobe products has been found exploited in the wild. Out of 87 total flaws, a whopping number of vulnerabilities (i.e.,

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-14 01:54:04 Flaw Affecting Millions of Cisco Devices Let Attackers Implant Persistent Backdoor (lien direct)

Researchers have discovered a severe vulnerability in Cisco products that could allow attackers to implant persistent backdoor on wide range devices used in enterprises and government networks, including routers, switches, and firewalls. Dubbed Thrangrycat or 😾😾😾, the vulnerability, discovered by researchers from the security firm Red Balloon and identified as CVE-2019-1649, affects

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-14 01:46:01 Cryptocurrency Hacks Still Growing - What Does That Mean for the Industry? (lien direct)

Though once synonymous with underground networks and black hat hackers, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have gone mainstream over the past two years. In 2017, we saw the skyrocket of bitcoin to an all-time high of close to $20,000 followed by a significant decline the following year. But beyond the ups and downs in the market for the world\'s largest cryptocurrency is a much more sinister

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-13 23:10:02 Hackers Used WhatsApp 0-Day Flaw to Secretly Install Spyware On Phones (lien direct)

Whatsapp has recently patched a severe vulnerability that was being exploited by attackers to remotely install surveillance malware on a few "selected" smartphones by simply calling the targeted phone numbers over Whatsapp audio call. Discovered, weaponized and then sold by the Israeli company NSO Group that produces the most advanced mobile spyware on the planet, the WhatsApp exploit installs

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-10 12:35:05 U.S. Charges 9 \'SIM Swapping\' Attackers For Stealing $2.5 Million (lien direct)

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced charges against nine individuals, 6 of which are members of a hacking group called "The Community" and other 3 are former employees of mobile phone providers who allegedly helped them steal roughly $2.5 million worth of the cryptocurrency using a method known as "SIM Swapping." According to the 15-count indictment unsealed today, five Americans

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-10 03:04:03 North Korean Hackers Using ELECTRICFISH Tunnels to Exfiltrate Data (lien direct)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI have issued another joint alert about a new piece of malware that the prolific North Korean APT hacking group Hidden Cobra has actively been using in the wild. Hidden Cobra, also known as Lazarus Group and Guardians of Peace, is believed to be backed by North Korean government and known to launch cyber attacks against media

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-09 14:46:03 U.S. Charges Chinese Hacker For 2015 Anthem Data Breach (lien direct)

The United States Justice Department today announced charges against a Chinese hacker and his hacking team member for their alleged role in the 2015 massive data breach at health insurance giant Anthem and three other unnamed American companies. Fujie Wang (王 福 杰) and another hacker named John Doe with three different aliases-Deniel Jack, Kim Young, and Zhou Zhihong-are charged with four

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-08 08:47:05 Ongoing Attack Stealing Credit Cards From Over A Hundred Shopping Sites (lien direct)

Researchers from Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360\'s NetLab have revealed details of an ongoing credit card hacking campaign that is currently stealing payment card information of customers visiting more than 105 e-commerce websites. While monitoring a malicious domain, www.magento-analytics[.]com, for over last seven months, researchers found that the attackers have been injecting

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-08 04:19:01 Unpatched Flaw in UC Browser Apps Could Let Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks (lien direct)

A bug bounty hunter has discovered and publicly disclosed details of an unpatched browser address bar spoofing vulnerability that affects popular Chinese UC Browser and UC Browser Mini apps for Android. Developed by Alibaba-owned UCWeb, UC Browser is one of the most popular mobile browsers, specifically in China and India, with a massive user base of more than half a billion users worldwide.

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-08 02:49:05 Google Chrome to Introduce Improved Cookie Controls Against Online Tracking (lien direct)

At the company\'s I/O 2019 developer conference, Google has announced its plan to introduce two new privacy and security-oriented features in the upcoming versions of its Chrome web browser. In an attempt to allow users to block online tracking, Google has announced two new features-Improved SameSite Cookies and Fingerprinting Protection-that will be previewed by Google in the Chrome web

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-08 01:08:01 Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack (lien direct)

For the second time in just over a year, the city of Baltimore has been hit by a ransomware attack, affecting its computer network and forcing officials to shut down a majority of its computer servers as a precaution. Ransomware works by encryption files and locking them up so users can\'t access them. The attackers then demand a ransom amount, typically in Bitcoin digital currency, in

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-07 22:53:02 Binance Hacked - Hackers Stole Over $40 Million Worth Of Bitcoin (lien direct)

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, confirmed today that the company lost nearly $41 million in Bitcoin in what appears to be its largest hack to date. In a statement, Binance\'s CEO Changpeng Zhao said the company discovered a "large scale security breach" earlier on May 7, as a result of which hackers were able to steal roughly 7000 bitcoins, which worth 40.6

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-07 11:56:04 Cynet\'s Free Incident Response Tool - Stop Active Attacks With Greater Visibility (lien direct)

The saying that there are two types of organizations, those that have gotten breached and those who have but just don\'t know it yet, has never been more relevant, making the sound incident response a required capability in any organization\'s security stack. To assist in this critical mission, Cynet is launching a free IR tool offering, applicable to both IR service providers in need of a

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-07 04:12:01 Microsoft Windows 10 will get a full built-in Linux Kernel for WSL 2 (lien direct)

Yes, you heard me right. Microsoft is taking another step forward to show its love for Linux and open source community by shipping a full Linux kernel in Windows 10 this summer. No, that doesn\'t mean Microsoft is making its Windows 10 a Linux distro, but the company will begin to ship an in-house custom built Linux kernel later this year starting with the Windows 10 Insider builds.

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-07 01:41:01 Chinese Hackers Used NSA Hacking Tools Before Shadow Brokers Leaked Them (lien direct)

In a shocking revelation, it turns out that a hacking group believed to be sponsored by Chinese intelligence had been using some of the zero-day exploits linked to the NSA\'s Equation Group almost a year before the mysterious Shadow Brokers group leaked them. According to a new report published by cybersecurity firm Symantec, a Chinese-linked group, which it calls Buckeye, was using the

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-06 12:37:03 Popular Online Tutoring Marketplace \'Wyzant\' Suffers Data Breach (lien direct)

Wyzant-an online marketplace that makes it easy for parents and students to connect with private tutors, in-person and online, in over 250 different subjects-has suffered a data breach exposing "certain personal identification information" for its customers. The Hacker News received a copy of an email notification Wyzant recently sent to its affected customers, which reveals an unknown

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-06 03:56:01 Israel Neutralizes Cyber Attack by Blowing Up A Building With Hackers (lien direct)

The Israel Defense Force (IDF) claims to have neutralized an "attempted" cyber attack by launching airstrikes on a building in Gaza Strip from where it says the attack was originated. As shown in a video tweeted by IDF, the building in the Gaza Strip, which Israeli fighter drones have now destroyed, was reportedly the headquarters for Palestinian Hamas military intelligence, from where a cyber

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-03 12:30:02 Europol Shuts Down Two Major Illegal \'Dark Web\' Trading Platforms (lien direct)

Europol announced the shut down of two prolific dark web marketplaces-Wall Street Market and Silkkitie (also known as Valhalla)-in simultaneous global operations against underground websites for trading drugs, stolen credit card numbers, malicious software, and other illegal goods. Police in western Germany has also arrested three men who were allegedly running Wall Street Market, the world\'s

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-02 03:13:00 Pre-Installed Software Flaw Exposes Most Dell Computers to Remote Hacking (lien direct)

If you use a Dell computer, then beware - hackers could compromise your system remotely. Bill Demirkapi, a 17-year-old independent security researcher, has discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Dell SupportAssist utility that comes pre-installed on most Dell computers. Dell SupportAssist, formerly known as Dell System Detect, checks the health of your computer

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-02 00:45:03 Google Adds New Option to \'Auto-Delete\' Your Location History and Activity Data (lien direct)

Google is giving you more control over how long you want the tech company to hold on to your location history and web activity data. Google has introduced a new, easier, privacy-focused auto-delete feature for your Google account that will allow you to automatically delete your Location History and Web and App Activity data after a set period of time. Google\'s Location History feature, if

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-01 05:47:03 WikiLeaks\' Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in UK Jail (lien direct)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks-for almost a year-in prison by a London court for breaching his bail conditions in 2012 and taking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy for nearly 7 years. The 47-year-old Assange was arrested last month by London\'s Metropolitan Police Service after the Ecuadorian government suddenly withdrew his political asylum. Within hours of his

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-01 01:51:01 DHS Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Critical Flaws Within 15 Days (lien direct)

In recent years, we have seen how hackers prey on those too lazy or ignorant to install security patches, which, if applied on time, would have prevented some devastating cyber attacks and data breaches that happened in major organisations. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has ordered government agencies to more swiftly plug the critical security vulnerabilities found

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-05-01 00:31:02 Hackers Found Exploiting Oracle WebLogic RCE Flaw to Spread Ransomware (lien direct)

Taking advantage of newly disclosed and even patched vulnerabilities has become common among cybercriminals, which makes it one of the primary attack vectors for everyday-threats, like crypto-mining, phishing, and ransomware. As suspected, a recently-disclosed critical vulnerability in the widely used Oracle WebLogic Server has now been spotted actively being exploited to distribute a

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-30 10:28:03 Over Dozen Popular Email Clients Found Vulnerable to Signature Spoofing Attacks (lien direct)

A team of security researchers has discovered several vulnerabilities in various implementations of OpenPGP and S/MIME email signature verification that could allow attackers to spoof signatures on over a dozen of popular email clients. The affected email clients include Thunderbird, Microsoft Outlook, Apple Mail with GPGTools, iOS Mail, GpgOL, KMail, Evolution, MailMate, Airmail, K-9 Mail,

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-30 02:04:05 Rapidly Growing Electrum Botnet Infects Over 152,000 Users; Steals $4.6 Million (lien direct)

An ongoing attack against Electrum Bitcoin wallets has just grown bigger and stronger with attackers now targeting the whole infrastructure of the exchange with a botnet of over 152,000 infected users, raising the amount of stolen users\' funds to USD 4.6 million. Electrum has been facing cyber attacks since December last year when a team of cybercriminals exploited a weakness in the Electrum

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-30 00:07:03 Unprotected Database Exposes Personal Info of 80 Million American Households (lien direct)

A team of security researchers has claims to have found a publicly-accessible database that exposes information on more than 80 million U.S. households-nearly 65 percent of the total number of American households. Discovered by VPNMentor\'s research team lead by hacktivists Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, the unsecured database includes 24GB of extremely detailed information about individual homes,

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-27 04:47:04 Docker Hub Suffers a Data Breach, Asks Users to Reset Password (lien direct)

Docker Hub, one of the largest cloud-based library of Docker container images, has suffered a data breach after an unknown attacker gained access to the company\'s single Hub database. Docker Hub is an online repository service where users and partners can create, test, store and distribute Docker container images, both publicly and privately. The breach reportedly exposed

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-27 03:39:00 New York, Canada, Ireland Launch New Investigations Into Facebook Privacy Breaches (lien direct)

Facebook has a lot of problems, then there are a lot of problems for Facebook-and both are not going to end anytime sooner. Though Facebook has already set aside $5 billion from its revenue to cover a possible fine the company is expecting as a result of an FTC investigation over privacy violations, it seems to be just first installment of what Facebook has to pay for continuously ignoring users

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-26 04:37:03 Critical Unpatched Flaw Disclosed in WordPress WooCommerce Extension (lien direct)

If you own an eCommerce website built on WordPress and powered by WooCommerce plugin, then beware of a new, unpatched vulnerability that has been made public and could allow attackers to compromise your online store. A WordPress security company-called "Plugin Vulnerabilities"-that recently gone rogue in order to protest against moderators of the WordPress\'s official support forum has once

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-25 08:00:00 \'Highly Critical\' Unpatched Zero-Day Flaw Discovered In Oracle WebLogic (lien direct)

A team of cybersecurity researchers today published a post warning enterprises of an unpatched, highly critical zero-day vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic server application that some attackers might have already started exploiting in the wild. Oracle WebLogic is a scalable, Java-based multi-tier enterprise application server that allows businesses to quickly deploy new products and services

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-24 23:49:04 Facebook Could Be Fined Up To $5 Billion Over Privacy Violations (lien direct)

Facebook expects to face a massive fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as the result of an investigation into its privacy policies-that\'s about one month\'s revenue for the social media giant. To be clear the amount of fine is not what the FTC has announced or hinted yet; instead, it\'s an estimated due that Facebook disclosed on Wednesday in its first quarter 2019

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-24 07:47:02 Congress Asks Google 10 Questions On Its Location Tracking Database (lien direct)

U.S. Congress has sent an open letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai asking for more information about its Sensorvault database that\'s reportedly being used by law enforcement agencies to solve crime cases. Last week, we reported a story based upon NY Times findings that revealed how using a "geofence" warrant, authorities obtain location history of all devices from Google\'s Sensorvault database

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-24 00:30:05 \'Karkoff\' Is the New \'DNSpionage\' With Selective Targeting Strategy (lien direct)

The cybercriminal group behind the infamous DNSpionage malware campaign has been found running a new sophisticated operation that infects selected victims with a new variant of the DNSpionage malware. First uncovered in November last year, the DNSpionage attacks used compromised sites and crafted malicious documents to infect victims\' computers with DNSpionage-a custom remote administrative

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-23 12:23:00 Hackers Actively Exploiting Widely-Used Social Share Plugin for WordPress (lien direct)

Hackers have been found exploiting a pair of critical security vulnerabilities in one of the popular social media sharing plugins to take control over WordPress websites that are still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. The vulnerable plugin in question is Social Warfare which is a popular and widely deployed WordPress plugin with more than 900,000 downloads. It is used to add social

The_Hackers_News.png 2019-04-23 01:20:05 Source Code for CARBANAK Banking Malware Found On VirusTotal (lien direct)

Security researchers have discovered the full source code of the Carbanak malware-yes, this time it\'s for real. Carbanak-sometimes referred as FIN7, Anunak or Cobalt-is one of the most full-featured, dangerous malware that belongs to an APT-style cybercriminal group involved in several attacks against banks, financial institutions, hospitals, and restaurants. In July last year, there was a

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