Category - News

This category covers the News section of HowToRemove.Guide. We primarily focus on news in the security and anti-malware industry, but not limited to them, as we have recently engaged in broader interests related to browsers, operating systems and their relationship to hardware.

User experience  has become a driving factor on the internet, merging areas which were once clearly separated. A prime subject in this is the intersection between the user privacy we all covet and how new features introduced to safeguard that privacy can be exploited by malware creators.

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In a technological world of rapid change, we at HowToRemove.Guide need to be fully aware of how that world changes to ensure we can be at the driving edge of knowledge on what malware creators can use against every day users.

And the first step to that is to be constantly informed of all coming changes.

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (20-26.March)

Redis Bug in OpenAI’s ChatGPT Service Led to User Data Exposure OpenAI’s ChatGPT service experienced a bug in the Redis open source library, causing users’ personal information and chat titles to be exposed. This bug, which came to...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (13-19 March)

A bogus ChatGPT Chrome extension is taking over Facebook accounts to spread dangerous ads. Security researchers have spotted a false ChatGPT-branded Chrome browser extension that has the ability to hijack Facebook accounts and create rogue admin...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (06-12 March)

The BATLOADER malware uses Google advertisements to spread additional malware. A malware downloader named BATLOADER has been seen misusing Google Ads to spread additional malware such as Vidar Stealer and Ursnif. The cybersecurity firm eSentire...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (27.Feb-05.March)

Billions of IoT and business devices are in danger from new flaws in the TPM 2.0 library. Two critical vulnerabilities (tracked as CVE-2023-1017 and CVE-2023-1018) in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 reference library specification have been...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (20-26.Feb)

Apple Issues Security Alert for Three New Flaws in iOS and macOS New vulnerabilities affecting iOS, iPadOS, and macOS have been added to Apple’s security advisories from last month. CVE-2023-23520 is a race condition in the Crash Reporter...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (13-19.Feb.)

New Zero-Day Vulnerability Found in Apple’s iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Safari On Monday, Apple released updates for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Safari to fix a zero-day vulnerability that the company said was being actively exploited by malicious...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (06-12 Feb.)

Malware Discovered in PyPI Python Packages Four separate rogue packages (named aptx, bingchilling2, httops, and tkint3rs) have been found in the Python Package Index (PyPI). The detected threats have been linked to malicious activities like malware...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (30 Jan.-05 Feb.)

Recent Ransomware Attacks on ESXi Servers Take Advantage of a VMware Flaw A new wave of attacks is aimed at deploying ransomware on VMware ESXi hypervisors. The French Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) issued an alert saying, that the attack...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (16-22.Jan)

A Backdoor backdoor that borrows features of the CIA’s Hive Malware has been found in the wild. A new backdoor that takes its features from the Hive multi-platform malware suite developed by the United States Central Intelligence Agency...

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Cyber Security Weekly Recap (09-15 Jan.)

Kubernetes Clusters Affected by the Kinsing Cryptomalware The malicious actor who runs the Kinsing cryptojacking operation has been seen leveraging misconfigured and unprotected PostgreSQL servers in an attempt to get early access to Kubernetes...