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SEP19
IT Firm Manager Arrested in the Biggest Data Breach Case of Ecuador’s History

Ecuador officials have arrested the general manager of IT consulting firm Novaestrat after the personal details of almost the entire population of the Republic of Ecuador left exposed online in what seems to be the most significant data breach in...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
SEP19
Smominru Botnet Indiscriminately Hacked Over 90,000 Computers Just Last Month

Insecure Internet-connected devices have aided different types of cybercrime for years, most common being DDoS and spam campaigns. But cybercriminals have now shifted toward a profitable scheme where botnets do not just launch DDoS or spam—they...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
SEP19
The Definitive RFP Templates for EDR/EPP and APT Protection

Advanced Persistent Threats groups were once considered a problem that concerns Fortune 100 companies only. However, the threat landscape of the recent years tells otherwise—in fact, every organization, regardless of vertical and size is at risk...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (The Hacker News)
SEP19
Warning: Researcher Drops phpMyAdmin Zero-Day Affecting All Versions

A cybersecurity researcher recently published details and proof-of-concept for an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in phpMyAdmin—one of the most popular applications for managing the MySQL and MariaDB databases. phpMyAdmin is a free and open...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Wang Wei)
SEP19
United States Sues Edward Snowden and You'd be Surprised to Know Why

The United States government today filed a lawsuit against Edward Snowden, a former contractor for the CIA and NSA government agencies who made headlines worldwide in 2013 when he fled the country and leaked top-secret information about NSA's...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
SEP19
Thousands of Google Calendars Possibly Leaking Private Information Online

"Warning — Making your calendar public will make all events visible to the world, including via Google search. Are you sure?" Remember this security warning? No? If you have ever shared your Google Calendars, or maybe inadvertently, with...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
SEP19
125 New Flaws Found in Routers and NAS Devices from Popular Brands

The world of connected consumer electronics, IoT, and smart devices is growing faster than ever with tens of billions of connected devices streaming and sharing data wirelessly over the Internet, but how secure is it? As we connect everything...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
SEP19
WhatsApp 'Delete for Everyone' Doesn't Delete Media Files Sent to iPhone Users

Mistakenly sent a picture to someone via WhatsApp that you shouldn't have? Well, we've all been there, but what's more unfortunate is that the 'Delete for Everyone' feature WhatsApp introduced two years ago contains an unpatched privacy bug...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
SEP19
How Cloud-Based Automation Can Keep Business Operations Secure

The massive data breach at Capital One – America's seventh-largest bank, according to revenue – has challenged many common assumptions about cloud computing for the first time. Ironically, the incident, which exposed some 106 million Capital One...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (The Hacker News)
SEP19
US Sanctions 3 North Korean Hacking Groups Accused for Global Cyber Attacks

The United States Treasury Department on Friday announced sanctions against three state-sponsored North Korean hacking groups for conducting several destructive cyberattacks on US critical infrastructure. Besides this, the hacking groups have...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
SEP19
Yikes! iOS 13 Coming Next Week With iPhone LockScreen Bypass Bug

Good news... next week, on September 19, Apple will roll out iOS 13, the latest version of its mobile operating system. Yes, we're excited about, but here comes the bad news... iOS 13 contains a vulnerability that could allow anyone to bypass...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
SEP19
New SIM Card Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Any Phone Just By Sending SMS

Cybersecurity researchers today revealed the existence of a new and previously undetected critical vulnerability in SIM cards that could allow remote attackers to compromise targeted mobile phones and spy on victims just by sending an SMS. ...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
SEP19
WebARX — A Defensive Core For Your Website

Estonian based web security startup WebARX, the company who is also behind open-source plugin vulnerability scanner WPBullet and soon-to-be-released bug bounty platform plugbounty.com, has a big vision for a safer web. It built a defensive core...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (The Hacker News)
SEP19
Popular Period Tracking Apps Share Your Sexual Health Data With Facebook

Hello Ladies, let's talk about periods, privacy, and Facebook. Are you using an app on your smartphone to keep tracks on your periods? Well, it's worrying, because it might be sharing your extremely sensitive information like menstrual cycle...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
SEP19
NetCAT: New Attack Lets Hackers Remotely Steal Data From Intel CPUs

Unlike previous side-channel vulnerabilities disclosed in Intel CPUs, researchers have discovered a new flaw that can be exploited remotely over the network without requiring an attacker to have physical access or any malware installed on a...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)