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How not to get hacked by state-sponsored actors

News about Russian hackers creating chaos in the European Union or Chinese infiltration of a US company has almost become routine. In March 2019,...
Firefox Nightly browser: Debugging your app is now fun with Mozilla’s new ‘time travel’ feature

Mozilla releases Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 to fix a zero-day vulnerability, being...

Yesterday, Mozilla released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 to fix an actively exploited vulnerability that can enable attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code...
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RAMBleed: A Rowhammer-based side-channel attack that reads memory bits without accessing them

A team of academic researchers recently unveiled a new class of Rowhammer-based attack known as RAMBleed. This newly discovered side-channel attack allows attackers to...
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Google researcher reveals an unpatched bug in Windows’ cryptographic library that can quickly “take...

Tavis Ormandy, a vulnerability researcher at Google, uncovered a security issue in SymCrypt, the core cryptographic library for Windows, which the Microsoft team is...
Machine learning based Email-sec-360°surpasses 60 antivirus engines in detecting malicious emails

The EU Bounty Program enabled in VLC 3.0.7 release, this version fixed the most...

Last week, the President of the VideoLan non-profit organization, Jean-Baptiste Kempf, released the VLC 3.0.7, a minor update of VLC branch 3.0.x. This release...
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US Customs and Border Protection reveal data breach that exposed thousands of traveler photos...

Yesterday, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection(CBP) revealed a data breach occurrence exposing the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in and out of...
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NSA warns users of BlueKeep vulnerability; urges them to update their Windows systems

Last week, the NSA published an advisory urging Microsoft Windows administrators and users to update their older Windows systems to protect against the BlueKeep...
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Mozilla puts “people’s privacy first” in its browser with updates to Enhanced Tracking Protection,...

On Tuesday, Firefox released a number of updates to its browser with the intention of putting “people’s privacy first”. The new features were detailed...
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Over 19 years of ANU(Australian National University) students’ and staff data breached

The Australian National University (ANU) recently revealed they were hacked and personal data of students and staff over 19 years have been accessed. An...
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PyPI announces 2FA for securing Python package downloads

Yesterday, Python’s core development team announced that PyPI now offers two-factor authentication to increase the security of Python package downloads and thus reduce the...

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Xenotime, hacker group behind oil and natural gas sites are now...

Researchers from the security firm Dragos reported on Friday that a group of hackers behind two potentially fatal intrusions in industrial facilities have expanded...

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