19/04/2019

NEWS ALERT: Hackers exploit Cryptolocker hysteria

Alex Balan, Head of Product Management, BullGuard, describes the threat. Hackers have launched a massive phishing campaign to exploit the fear generated by the Cryptolocker ransomware. A spam email campaign, discovered by BullGuard, has just been detected that offers decryption keys for Cryptolocker. The email says a ‘tool’ can be downloaded that it claims will […]

Barracuda Firewalls, VPN Hardware Hit With Security Exploit

Several Barracuda firewall, spam filtering and VPN hardware products were hit with a security exploit this week which allowed user accounts to become compromised. Those products contained undocumented accounts that allows for easy remote access to several versions of Barracuda’s devices and their access information. The SSH backdoor is hardcoded into the associated products and […]

US-CERT Warns Of Possible Java Hacking Exploit

US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) said Thursday that internet users should consider disabling Java in their browsers due to an exploit that can allow remote attackers to hack a vulnerable system. Security experts reported that cyber-criminals have been utilizing a zero-day vulnerability in Java to attack computer systems. Attackers stealthily install malware on the computers of users who […]

US-CERT Warns Of Possible Java Hacking Exploit

US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) said Thursday that internet users should consider disabling Java in their browsers due to an exploit that can allow remote attackers to hack a vulnerable system. Security experts reported that cyber-criminals have been utilizing a zero-day vulnerability in Java to attack computer systems. Attackers stealthily install malware on the computers of users who […]

Discovered Samsung Exynos exploit opens door to major malware problems

It isn’t that often we get to write about an exploit that is both awesome and horrible at the same time, but today we’re doing just that. A user over at the XDA Developers Forum has gone searching through Samsung Exynos kernels and has found one whopper of an exploit. This exploits affects a number […]

Hotel room break-ins linked to key card lock exploit

I’d wager just about everyone has stayed in a hotel that uses the key card locks where you slide a little card into the door to release the locking mechanism. One hotel called the Hyatt in the Houston Galleria district that uses these locks had a rash of break-ins in September. The most puzzling aspect […]

Teenage Hacker Awarded $60,000 By Google For Revealing Chrome Security Exploit

A teenage hacker has received a cool $ 60,000 from Google after discovering the first Chrome vulnerability at the Hack in the Box conference on Wednesday. The hacker, who goes by the name of “Pinkie Pie,” uncovered and successfully launched the exploit just prior to the deadline for completion, according to an InfoWorld report from […]

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