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  • Unpatched OS X, iOS flaws allow password, token theft from keychain, apps

    17.06.2015

    Six researchers from Indiana University Bloomington, Peking University and Georgia Tech have recently published a paper in which they detail the existence of critical security weaknesses in Apple's OS X and iOS - weaknesses that could be exploited by a sandboxed malicious app to gain unauthorized access to other apps’ sensitive data.

  • Newly patched Flash Player bug exploited to deliver crypto ransomware

    17.06.2015

    It took less than a week for a functional exploit for a recently patched Adobe Flash Player vulnerability to be added to the Magnitude exploit kit, Trend Micro researchers warn.

  • Malvertising infected millions of users in 2015

    02.06.2015

    New research from Malwarebytes has found that malvertising is one of the primary infection vectors used to reach millions of consumers this year.

  • Future attacks: Hiding exploit code in images

    02.06.2015

    Successfully hiding messages in images has already been done, but is it possible to deliver an exploit in one - and run it? Saumil Shah, founder and CEO of Net-Square, has demonstrated at Hack in the Box Amsterdam 2015 that it's possible, and has posited that such attacks are more than likely to crop up in the near future, as he can't be the only one who thought about this, tried it and succeeded.

  • Massive campaign uses router exploit kit to change routers' DNS servers

    26.05.2015

    Well-known security researcher Kafeine has spotted an active campaign aimed at compromising SOHO routers and changing their DNS settings so that the attackers can seamlessly redirect users to phishing sites, hijack their search queries, intercept their traffic, and more.




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Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.


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