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Conficker a Twelve Years Old Malware Attack Connected Objects
Conficker a Twelve Years Old Malware Attack Connected Objects

Twelve years after its creation Conficker malware is now attacking connected objects. The American firm Palo Alto Networks announces that it has detected [...]

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3 Million Let's Encrypt TLS Certificates Revoked Due to a Bug
3 Million Let's Encrypt TLS Certificates Revoked Due to a Bug

The Let's Encrypt certification authority was forced to revoke since March 4, 2020 more than 3 million Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates due to a [...]

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500 Chrome Extensions Caught Stealing Data of Million Users
500 Chrome Extensions Caught Stealing Data of Million Users

500 Google Chrome extensions secretly uploaded private data from millions of users. The technique used by hackers, called malvertising, remains difficult to [...]

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Hackers can Steal Data by Tweaking Monitors Brightness
Hackers can Steal Data by Tweaking Monitors Brightness

Israeli researchers at Ben-Gurion University detailed a method, dubbed Brightness, to steal data from computers by capturing brightness video changes of the [...]

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Microsoft Customer Support Exposed 250 Million User Records
Microsoft Customer Support Exposed 250 Million User Records

Conversations between company employees and customers around the world, which took place between 2005 and 2019, were exposed without the need of a password or [...]

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Snatch Restarts PCs in Safe Mode to Bypass Antivirus Detection
Snatch Restarts PCs in Safe Mode to Bypass Antivirus Detection

Unlike most ransomware, Snatch also steals files on infected networks. The authors of Snatch ransomware use a novel trick to evade antivirus software and [...]

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752.000 US Birth Certificate Applications Exposed Online
752.000 US Birth Certificate Applications Exposed Online

Detected by the British company Fidus Information Security and revealed by TechCrunch, more than 752,000 copies of US birth certificates have been exposed on [...]

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Android a New Flaw Exposes User Banking Data and Passwords
Android a New Flaw Exposes User Banking Data and Passwords

Promon security researchers discovered a new flaw on Android smartphones, StrandHogg would make vulnerable all versions of the operating system of Google.

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Microsoft 44 million users reused credentials hacked in early 2019
Microsoft 44 million users reused credentials hacked in early 2019

Microsoft has used a database of hacked IDs to identify users who reuse them without worrying about the risks involved. The US giant has identified 44 million [...]

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No, Facebook isn't Spying on you ! At Least Not on Messenger
No, Facebook isn't Spying on you ! At Least Not on Messenger

Facebook would spy on our private conversations within its Messenger service, to better communicate them to companies buying advertising space. This is the [...]

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Millions of SMS Leaked Through TrueDialog Server
Millions of SMS Leaked Through TrueDialog Server

Millions of SMS have been found in open access on the internet without password or encryption. This database is managed by Texas-based company TrueDialog, [...]

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How Facebook Fights Against Billions of Fake Accounts
How Facebook Fights Against Billions of Fake Accounts

The largest social network in the world is removing every day, millions of fake accounts. Almost all of them are scanned from the platform before they could [...]

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