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Hacking, Security

High-severity Microsoft bug opened door to container cluster hijacking

June 30, 2022

Via: Techradar

After being tipped off by cybersecurity researchers from Unit 42, a division of Palo Alto Networks, Microsoft has pushed out a patch for a high-severity vulnerability found in Service Fabric. Publishing a blog post(opens in new tab) to explain what […]


Hacking, Security

This Android malware is so dangerous, even Google is worried

June 24, 2022

Via: Techradar

Google has confirmed reports of the existence of an extremely potent Android malware(opens in new tab), and notified victims that they’re being targeted. In a blog post(opens in new tab), Benoit Sevens, and Clement Lecigne of the company’s Threat Analysis […]


Hacking, Security

Uh oh, malicious Windows shortcuts are making a return

June 22, 2022

Via: Techradar

At least two threat actors have recently been observed distributing malicious Windows shortcut files designed to infect victims with malware. Late last week, cybersecurity researchers from Varonis reported seeing the dreaded Emotet threat actor, as well as the lesser-known Golden […]


Hacking, Security

Hackers target Windows security experts with fake exploits

May 25, 2022

Via: Techradar

Cybersecurity researchers, analyzing proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits published on GitHub, recently found themselves on the receiving end of a Cobalt Strike-powered cyberattack. It’s common practice for researchers to publish a PoC of recently patched flaws on code repositories, such as GitHub. […]


Hacking, Security

Hackers can steal your Tesla via Bluetooth

May 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

The lines between virtual and physical damage from cyberattacks are blurring even further after a new method of stealing a Tesla car using Bluetooth technology was uncovered. A team of researchers from NCC Group built a tool that is capable […]


Hacking, Security

Another top NFT company has been hit by a phishing attack

May 6, 2022

Via: Techradar

The official Discord channel of the NFT marketplace OpenSea was recently infiltrated by cybercriminals who used it to distribute a phishing link. According to The Verge, a bot in the channel made a fake announcement that the NFT marketplace was […]


Hacking, Security

Attackers enlist cloud providers in large HTTPS DDoS hit

April 29, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

A massive HTTPS distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against an undisclosed organisation has highlighted a new trend among attackers of exploiting large-scale cloud computing services to build their botnets, rather than compromising consumer endpoints and devices. The attack against […]


Hacking, Security

Google says 2021 was a record year for zero-day hacks

April 20, 2022

Via: Techradar

Google’s in-house security team has warned that zero-day security threats are becoming a bigger risk than ever before. In its annual round-up of the zero-day threat landscape, the Google Project Zero team noted that 58 distinct threats were identified in […]


Hacking, Security

This creepy new Android malware records your audio and tracks your location

April 4, 2022

Via: Techradar

Cybersecurity researchers from Lab52 have identified a new Android malware called Process Manager, capable of recording the target endpoint’s audio, as well as read and send SMS messages. While the malware does seem to share a few similarities with the […]


Hacking, Security

My own phone number is now spam texting me

March 28, 2022

Via: The Verge

This morning, I received a very blatant spam text offering me “a little gift” for supposedly paying my phone bill. Normally I’d groan, roll my eyes, and quickly delete such a thing, but there was something different about this particular […]