Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Technology - Hacking

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WordPress users – do an update now, and do it by hand! – Naked...

WordPress just announced a most embarrassing bug. Earlier this week, the world’s most widely used blogging and content delivery platform pushed out its Version 4.9.3 Maintenance Release. There weren’t any critical security...

Google Expands Play Marketplace Bug Bounty Program | Threatpost

Covert Data Channel in TLS Dodges Network Perimeter Protection ...

North Korean APT Group Employed Rare Zero-Day Attack

Recent Adobe Flash exploit discovered against South Korean targets likely purchased, not developed by the hacking group.It's rare for nation-state hackers out of North Korea to employ zero-day attacks, so...

Growing need for cyber security spawns new university program

The numbers sound frightening. Every day, the Canadian government’s public safety department successfully blocks 600 million attempts to find vulnerabilities in Ottawa’s computer networks. The rapidly expanding number of cyber attacks is...

Who Is watching the watchers?

Much like any revolution, this one started with a whisper and not a bang.In 2017, we heard the whispers of hijacked accounting software that led to worldwide outages, and we...

YouTube Kids hasn’t cleaned up its act – Naked Security

Lisa Vaas Lisa has been writing about technology, careers, science and health since 1995. She rose to the lofty heights of Executive Editor for eWEEK, popped out with...

Man Formerly on FBI Most Wanted List Pleads Guilty …

Latvian man ran bulletproof Web hosting service that served cybercriminals.The FBI's former fifth-most wanted cybercriminals has pleaded guilty to hacking-related charges in a scareware attack that targeted visitors to the...

Catalonia political tension in Spain leads to cyber-attacks against Spanish websites

The cyber-attacks comes after the vast majority of Catalans voted for independence in a referendum, with the Spanish government working to trigger Article 155 of the country’s constitution in order...

WordPress update stopped WordPress automatic updates from working. So update now

It's only Wednesday, and it's been a busy week for WordPress updates. On Monday, WordPress version 4.9.3 was released. On Tuesday, it was rapidly followed by version 4.9.4. Why the rapid...

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Smashing Security #104: The world’s most evil phishing test, and cyborgs...

Does your employer want to turn you into a cyborg? Was this phishing test devised by an evil genius? And how did a...

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