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PortSmash – A newly discovered Intel Vulnerability!

Recently, a team of researchers have reported a serious vulnerability in Intel processor units which a potential attacker could exploit in order to access and steal encrypted data from the targeted device due to the use of the simultaneous multi-threading feature in Intel CPUs. The codename of the...

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GreyEnergy Malware Succeeds BlackEnergy

Recently, there have been reports by the security specialists and researchers at ESET about a new wave of malware attacks targeting important infrastructure mainly in Ukraine, but also in other countries (such as Poland) as well. The cyber-criminal organization responsible for the attacks is now...

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Google+ Shutting Down in 2018 – A Breach Exposed Data of...

Google+ suffered a massive data breach that exposed the details of more than 500 000 users to third-party developers. The company Google is going to shut down its social media network for consumers by the end of August 2019.  A security vulnerability in one of the Google Plus’s People APIs has...

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Facebook Friend Request Scam tricks users into thinking that...

A warning message that spreads on Facebook recently alerts users about “another friend request” from a potentially cloned account. Many have expressed their frustration at receiving the hoax message from dozens of friends. Recently, a number of Facebook users have been receiving and...

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Google’s WebP image format to be supported by Firefox and...

Google’s WebP image format to be supported by Firefox and Edge. Apple’s Safari browser is the last without WebP support. WebP is an image compression format that was first released in 2010 and it was offered as an alternative to the PNG, JPEG, and GIF. It supports good compression...

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Tiny Chinese Spy chips discovered inside Apple and...

Nowadays, people are used to expect software hacks – there are thousands of forms of different malware and many hacker groups that ceaselessly try to find new ways to compromise the computers of both regular users and also those of big companies and maybe even governments. However, according...

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KevDroid – Malware for Android

Due to the increasing number of smartphone users, many hackers have decided to focus their efforts on creating newer and more advanced malware viruses for Android devices. One of the most recent examples of a newly released malware for Android is a virus called KevDroid which has been detected by...

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Hiddenminer – Android Malware Mining Monero Cryptocurrency

A new android malware has been found! Android malware is becoming more and more widespread and newer versions of various types of malicious software for Android devices are getting released pretty much every week (if not every day). Recently, yet another cryptomining Android malware app has been...

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RottenSys – an Android Malware

Recently, a new widespread Android malware infection was reported that seems to have affected nearly 5 million devices. The name of the threat is RottenSys and according to researchers the malicious component comes pre-installed on newly-purchased Android smartphones. Devices from brands such as...

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Saposhi – A New DDoS Malware

New Threat on the rise Recently, security researchers have reported the emergence of a new malicious cyber-threat called Saposhi which is a DDoS type of malware. You might have already hear about the Reaper and the Mirai viruses – those two malware programs were a common cyber-security issue...