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  • Photo of Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon

    Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon

    Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon Cybersecurity researchers today highlighted an evasive phishing technique that attackers are exploiting in the wild to target visitors of several sites with a quirk in domain names, and leverage modified favicons to inject e-skimmers and steal payment card information covertly. Sophisticated skimming attacks like Magecart have incorporated favicons before and impacted well-known companies like Claire’s, Tupperware, Smith & Wesson, Macy’s, and British…

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  • Photo of Researcher Discovers New HTTP Request Smuggling Attacks

    Researcher Discovers New HTTP Request Smuggling Attacks

    Researcher Discovers New HTTP Request Smuggling Attacks A new research has identified four new variants of HTTP request smuggling attacks that work against various commercial off-the-shelf web servers and HTTP proxy servers. Amit Klein, VP of Security Research at SafeBreach who presented the findings today at the Black Hat security conference, said that the attacks highlight how web servers and…

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  • Photo of Twitter Hacking Spree Alarms Security Experts

    Twitter Hacking Spree Alarms Security Experts

    Twitter Hacking Spree Alarms Security Experts The extraordinary hacking spree that hit Twitter on Wednesday, leading it to briefly muzzle some of its most widely followed accounts, is drawing questions about the platform’s security and resilience in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election. Twitter said late Wednesday hackers obtained control of employee credentials to hijack accounts including those of…

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  • Photo of Cybersecurity Firm Finds More Spyware Hidden In Chinese Tax Software

    Cybersecurity Firm Finds More Spyware Hidden In Chinese Tax Software

    Cybersecurity Firm Finds More Spyware Hidden In Chinese Tax Software A malware campaign hiding backdoors in mandatory Chinese corporate tax software is far more extensive than at first thought, according to researchers from Trustwave. The vendor warned last month that it discovered several clients had unwittingly installed the GoldenSpy backdoor after agreeing to download the Intelligent Tax software product, produced by Aisino…

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  • Photo of U.K. Will Remove Huawei From Its 5G Network By 2027

    U.K. Will Remove Huawei From Its 5G Network By 2027

    U.K. Will Remove Huawei From Its 5G Network By 2027 In a major reversal, the United Kingdom announced its plans to ban the purchase of new Huawei equipment, effective at the end of the year, and to remove the giant Chinese telecom from its 5G network entirely by 2027 due to the security risk it poses. Last week, the UK…

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  • Photo of Leaked Details Of 142 Million MGM Hotel Guests Found For Sale On Dark Web

    Leaked Details Of 142 Million MGM Hotel Guests Found For Sale On Dark Web

    Leaked Details Of 142 Million MGM Hotel Guests Found For Sale On Dark Web MGM Resorts had suffered a data breach last year and it was reported that personal information such as name, email address, and mobile number of roughly 10.6 million (1.06 crore) guests were compromised. However, it appears the data breach was much larger than initially reported, and…

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  • Photo of Google Bans Stalkerware Ads From Its Pages

    Google Bans Stalkerware Ads From Its Pages

    Google Bans Stalkerware Ads From Its Pages Google has announced that they have planned to ban ads that promote stalkerware, spyware, and other forms of surveillance technology which could be used to track other persons without their knowledge. This new announcement was made as part of an upcoming update to Google Ads policies, which will come into effect on August…

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  • Photo of Amazon Bans TikTok Citing Security Risks And Then Calls it Mistake

    Amazon Bans TikTok Citing Security Risks And Then Calls it Mistake

    Amazon Bans TikTok Citing Security Risks And Then Calls it Mistake Yesterday Amazon sent employees an email banning TikTok on devices connected to Amazon’s email. This would have been just the latest on a number of setbacks for TikTok developer, ByteDance. However, a few hours later Amazon took back that stance, saying the email was sent by mistake. TikTok’s Chinese…

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  • Photo of Joker Malware Apps Once Again Bypass Google’s Security To Spread Via Play Store

    Joker Malware Apps Once Again Bypass Google’s Security To Spread Via Play Store

    Joker Malware Apps Once Again Bypass Google’s Security To Spread Via Play Store A new variant of the infamous Joker malware has once again made it onto Google Play, with Google removing 11 malicious Android applications from its official app marketplace, researchers disclosed Thursday. Cybersecurity researchers took the wraps off yet another instance of Android malware hidden under the guise…

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  • Photo of Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks

    Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks

    Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks Microsoft has seized control of several malicious domains that were used in COVID-19-themed phishing attacks against its customers in 62 countries around the world. The sophisticated phishing attacks, which first began in December, have since compromised Office 365 accounts in 62 countries. The attackers behind the campaign have gained access…

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