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Twitter used 2FA users’ data to display targeted ads

Twitter used 2FA ads data

Representatives of Twitter admitted that the company inadvertently used data such as email addresses and phone numbers, intended for security purposes, for example, for two-factor authentication (2FA), to display targeted ads. The fact is that when companies and users promote their ads on Twitter, they can filter the advertising audience …

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US Cyber Command uploaded DPRK hackers tool on VirusTotal

US Cyber Command uploaded DPRK hackers tool on VirusTotal

U.S. Cyber Command has published several samples of the malware used by North Korean government hackers. All samples were uploaded on VirusTotal, popular service for file analysis. Cyber Command notified about the publication of malware samples via Twitter. The samples themselves can be found here and here. The downloaded malware …

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New version of Echobot uses over 50 exploits to distribute

New Echobot uses over 50 exploits to distribute

Echobot IoT Malware is another variation of the famous Mirai malware, discovered by information security experts at Palo Alto Networks in early June 2019. Akamai experts have already dedicated a detailed report to this threat, from which it became clear that Echobot is following the general trend: the authors of …

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Hackers attacked network of the FSB contractor: they became aware of de-anonymization of Tor projects and not only

Hackers attacked network of the FSB contractor

Last weekend, a number of publications simultaneously reported about hacking into the FSB contractor, Moscow-based Sytek company. The attackers, hiding under the pseudonym 0v1ru$, posted several screenshots on Twitter (for example, screenshots of the Computer folder that allegedly belonged to the victim), and also shared the stolen data with colleagues …

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Following Chrome, Firefox will mark all HTTP-pages as “unsafe”

Firefox will mark all HTTP-pages as “unsafe”

Following Google, Mozilla decided to display insecure icons on all HTTP sites downloaded by Firefox. New changes will affect Firefox 70 version, it is scheduled for release in October 2019. Previously, these icons were displayed only on sites that contain forms or login fields. According to Mozilla, since more than …

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