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DEC13
Flaw in Elementor and Beaver Addons Let Anyone Hack WordPress Sites

Attention WordPress users! Your website could easily get hacked if you are using "Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder," or "Ultimate Addons for Elementor" and haven't recently updated them to the latest available versions. Security researchers...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
DEC13
Russian Police Raided NGINX Moscow Office, Detained Co-Founders

Russian law enforcement officers have raided the Moscow offices of Nginx—the company behind the world's second most popular web server software—over a copyright infringement complaint filed by Rambler, a Russian Internet portal and email service...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
DEC13
New Zeppelin Ransomware Targeting Tech and Health Companies

A new variant of Vega ransomware family, dubbed Zeppelin, has recently been spotted in the wild targeting technology and healthcare companies across Europe, the United States, and Canada. However, if you reside in Russia or some other ex-USSR...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
DEC13
New PlunderVolt Attack Targets Intel SGX Enclaves by Tweaking CPU Voltage

A team of cybersecurity researchers demonstrated a novel yet another technique to hijack Intel SGX, a hardware-isolated trusted space on modern Intel CPUs that encrypts extremely sensitive data to shield it from attackers even when a system gets...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
DEC13
Latest Microsoft Update Patches New Windows 0-Day Under Active Attack

With its latest and last Patch Tuesday for 2019, Microsoft is warning billions of its users of a new Windows zero-day vulnerability that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild in combination with a Chrome exploit to take remote control...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
DEC13
Adobe Releases Patches for 'Likely Exploitable' Critical Vulnerabilities

The last Patch Tuesday of 2019 is finally here. Adobe today released updates for four of its widely used software—including Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Photoshop CC, ColdFusion, and Brackets—to patch a total of 25 new security vulnerabilities. ...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
DEC13
Download: The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey Results

The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey was an online survey published in The Hacker News and created to provide insight into the details related to cybersecurity compensation. There were over 1,500 security professionals who completed the survey...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (The Hacker News)
DEC13
Snatch Ransomware Reboots Windows in Safe Mode to Bypass Antivirus

Cybersecurity researchers have spotted a new variant of the Snatch ransomware that first reboots infected Windows computers into Safe Mode and only then encrypts victims' files to avoid antivirus detection. Unlike traditional malware, the new...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
DEC13
New Linux Bug Lets Attackers Hijack Encrypted VPN Connections

A team of cybersecurity researchers has disclosed a new severe vulnerability affecting most Linux and Unix-like operating systems, including FreeBSD, OpenBSD, macOS, iOS, and Android, that could allow remote 'network adjacent attackers' to spy on...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
DEC13
Facebook Sued Hong Kong Firm for Hacking Users and Ad Fraud Scheme

Following its efforts to take legal action against those misusing its social media platform, Facebook has now filed a new lawsuit against a Hong Kong-based advertising company and two Chinese individuals for allegedly abusing its ad platform to...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
DEC13
FBI Puts $5 Million Bounty On Russian Hackers Behind Dridex Banking Malware

The United States Department of Justice today disclosed the identities of two Russian hackers and charged them for developing and distributing the Dridex banking Trojan using which the duo stole more than $100 million over a period of 10 years. ...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
DEC13
Severe Auth Bypass and Priv-Esc Vulnerabilities Disclosed in OpenBSD

OpenBSD, an open-source operating system built with security in mind, has been found vulnerable to four new high-severity security vulnerabilities, one of which is an old-school type authentication bypass vulnerability in BSD Auth framework. The...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
DEC13
ZeroCleare: New Iranian Data Wiper Malware Targeting Energy Sector

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new, previously undiscovered destructive data-wiping malware that is being used by state-sponsored hackers in the wild to target energy and industrial organizations in the Middle East. Dubbed...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Swati Khandelwal)
DEC13
Critical Flaw in GoAhead Web Server Could Affect Wide Range of IoT Devices

Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered details of two new vulnerabilities in the GoAhead web server software, a tiny application widely embedded in hundreds of millions of Internet-connected smart devices. One of the two vulnerabilities...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown)
DEC13
Europol Shuts Down Over 30,500 Piracy Websites in Global Operation

In a coordinated global law enforcement operation, Europol has taken down more than 30,500 websites for distributing counterfeit and pirated items over the Internet and arrested three suspects. Among other things, the seized domains reportedly...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Wang Wei)