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Flickr says Creative Commons photos won’t be subject to 1,000 picture limit

On November 1st, 2018 Flickr announced that they would be limiting free accounts to just 1,000 pictures. But it recently made an exception: that...
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A security researcher reveals his discovery on 800+ Million leaked Emails available online

A security researcher Bob Diachenko shared his discovery of an unprotected 150GB-sized MongoDB instance. He said that there were a huge number of emails...
Machine learning based Email-sec-360°surpasses 60 antivirus engines in detecting malicious emails

ChaCha20-Poly1305 vulnerability issue affects OpenSSL 1.1.1 and 1.1.0

On Wednesday, March 6, the OpenSSL team revealed a low severity vulnerability in the ChaCha20-Poly1305, an AEAD cipher that incorrectly allows a nonce to...
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RSA Conference 2019 Highlights: Top 5 cybersecurity products announced

The theme at the ongoing RSA 2019 conference is “Better”. As the official RSA page explains, “This means working hard to find better solutions....
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Google releases a fix for the zero day vulnerability in its Chrome browser while...

Yesterday, Google announced that a patch for Chrome released last week was actually a fix for an active zero-day discovered by its security team....
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Researchers discover Spectre like new speculative flaw, “SPOILER” in Intel CPU’s

Intel CPU’s are reportedly vulnerable to a new attack: “SPOILER: Speculative Load Hazards Boost Rowhammer and Cache Attacks". The vulnerability takes advantage of speculative...
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NSA releases Ghidra, a free software reverse engineering (SRE) framework, at the RSA security...

The National Security Agency released the Ghidra toolkit, today at the RSA security conference in San Francisco. Ghidra is a free, software reverse engineering...
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Security researcher exposes malicious GitHub repositories that host more than 300 backdoored apps

Security researcher expose malicious GitHub repositories that host more than 300 backdoored apps An unnamed security researcher at dfir.it recently revealed certain GitHub accounts that...
Microsoft

Microsoft adds new features to Microsoft Office 365: Microsoft threat experts, priority notifications, Desktop...

Microsoft posted an update regarding the new features in Microsoft Office 365, a web-based subscription comprising premium productivity apps as part of Microsoft's Office...
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Google’s Project Zero reveals a “High severity” copy-on-write security flaw found in macOS kernel

A Security researcher from Google’s Project Zero team recently revealed a high severity flaw in the macOS kernel that allows a copy-on-write (COW) behavior,...

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Two ‘Boeing 737 MAX’ air crashes within six months – the...

Two fatal air crashes in Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 model in less than six months have aroused a lot of questions on the U.S....

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