Security

Hackers hide web skimmers in image metadata

Web skimmers hide in metadata

Malwarebytes experts discovered that MageCart hackers use a kind of steganography and hide web skimmers in EXIF image metadata and use images to extract stolen data. Initially, the name MageCart was assigned to one hack group, which first began to use the so-called web skimmers on websites to steal bank …

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Twitter blocked DDoSecrets account

Twitter blocked DDoSecrets account

At the beginning of this week, a group of DDoSecrets activists (Distributed Denial of Secrets), describing itself as a “champion of transparency” published 269 GB of data publicly owned by law enforcement agencies and data centers in the United States. It has now become known that Twitter has blocked the …

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Hacked Oxford server was used for phishing attacks on Office 365

Office 365 phishing attacks

Check Point experts unveiled a sophisticated cybercriminal campaign aimed at collecting corporate data and compromising Microsoft Office 365 accounts through phishing attacks. To avoid detection, the attackers used the servers of well-known organizations – Oxford University, Adobe and Samsung. 43% of these attacks were targeted at European companies, while the …

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79 Netgear router models contain critical vulnerability

Critical vulnerability in Netgear

Information security experts Adam Nichols and d4rkn3ss independently discovered that there is critical vulnerability in 79 Netgear router models. A bug in Netgear firmware may allow hackers remotely take control a device. The vulnerability affects 758 different firmware versions that have been used in 79 Netgear routers for many years, …

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MaxLinear chipmaker became victim of Maze ransomware

MaxLinear became a victim of Maze

MaxLinear, an American manufacturer of systems on a chip (SoC), reported about a cyberattack. MaxLinear became the victim of Maze ransomware operators. The attack was discovered on May 24. During the attack were encrypted data of some computer systems of the company. “We immediately turned off all systems, hired third-party …

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D-Link routers did not receive fixes for critical bugs

D-Link routers did not receive fixes

In February of this year, Palo Alto Networks experts identified a number of serious vulnerabilities in the D-Link DIR-865L routers, and immediately informed the manufacturer about it. However, so far these D-Link routers did not receive all fixes. Unfortunately, this router model, released back in 2012, is no longer supported …

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