How to import and backup saved passwords in Google Chrome

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 19:59:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

​Google Chrome Password Manager lets you save usernames and passwords and automatically use them to log in to websites you visit. If you ever decide to switch from or to Google Chrome and want to take your saved passwords with you, this guide will help you. [...]

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Conti ransomware shows signs of being Ryuk's successor

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 18:59:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Conti Ransomware is an upcoming threat targeting corporate networks with new features that allow it to perform quicker and more targeted attacks. There are also indications that this ransomware shares the same malware code as Ryuk, who has slowly been fading away, while Conti's distribution is increasing. [...]

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Conti ransomware shows signs of being a Ryuk successor

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 15:00:02 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Conti Ransomware is an upcoming threat targeting corporate networks with new features that allow it to perform quicker and more targeted attacks. There are also indications that this ransomware shares the same malware code as Ryuk, who has slowly been fading away, while Conti's distribution is increasing. [...]

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Google will ban ads for stalkerware starting August 11

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 13:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Google will update its Google Ads Enabling Dishonest Behavior policy to globally ban advertising for spyware and surveillance technology known as stalkerware starting with August 11, 2020. [...]

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Persuasive Office 365 phishing uses fake Zoom suspension alerts

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 10:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft Office 365 users are targeted by a new phishing campaign using fake Zoom notifications to warn those who work in corporate environments that their Zoom accounts have been suspended, with the end goal of stealing Office 365 logins. [...]

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Microsoft testing new Windows 10 KDP anti-malware protection

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 10:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft is testing a new Windows 10 security feature dubbed Kernel Data Protection (KDP) and designed to block malicious actors from altering Windows drivers and systems' protected kernel memory as part of their attacks. [...]

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Evilnum hackers use the same malware supplier as FIN6, Cobalt

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 08:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Hackers in the Evilnum group have developed a toolset that combines custom malware, legitimate utilities, and tools bought from a malware-as-a-service (MaaS) provider that caters for big fintech threat actors. [...]

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Over 15 billion credentials in circulation on hacker forums

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 06:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

At least 15 billion credentials are currently circulating on various hacker forums, giving cybercriminals fodder for account takeover attacks and identity renting services. [...]

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Joker Android malware keeps evading Google Play Store defenses

Security - Posted On:2020-07-09 06:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

The threat actor behind the Joker Android malware has once again succeeded to successfully slip spyware infected apps onto the Play Store, Google's official Android app store. [...]

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Palo Alto Networks fixes another severe flaw in PAN-OS devices

Security - Posted On:2020-07-08 17:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Palo Alto Networks (PAN) today addressed another severe vulnerability found in the PAN-OS GlobalProtect portal and affecting unpatched PAN next-generation firewalls. [...]

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Microsoft warns of Office 365 phishing via malicious OAuth apps

Security - Posted On:2020-07-08 14:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft warns that with the shift to remote working, customers are exposed to additional security threats such as consent phishing, besides conventional credential theft and email phishing attacks. [...]

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First look: Microsoft's Project Freta detects Linux malware for free

Security - Posted On:2020-07-08 12:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft Research has announced a cloud-based malware detection service called Project Freta to detect rootkits, cryptominers, and previously undetected malware strains lurking in your Linux cloud VM images. [...]

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NVIDIA fixes code execution bug in GeForce Experience software

Security - Posted On:2020-07-08 11:45:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

NVIDIA has addressed a vulnerability in the Windows NVIDIA GeForce Experience (GFE) software that could allow local attackers to execute arbitrary code, trigger a denial of service (DoS) state, or access privileged information on unpatched systems. [...]

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Microsoft fixes Word, Skype hangs in July Office 2020 updates

Security - Posted On:2020-07-08 10:29:56 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft released the July 2020 non-security Microsoft Office updates with improvements and fixes for issues impacting Windows Installer (MSI) editions of Office 2016 and Office 2013 products. [...]

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Risky blogspot.in domain for sale after Google fails to renew it

Security - Posted On:2020-07-08 09:59:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Google's registration of the Blogspot domain expired recently, and the domain was immediately purchased by a domain service provider: [...]

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DOJ indict Fxmsp hacker for selling access to hacked orgs, AV firms

Security - Posted On:2020-07-07 21:44:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

The US Department of Justice has indicted a hacker known as 'Fxmsp' for hacking into and selling access to over three hundred organizations worldwide. [...]

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ThiefQuest info-stealing Mac wiper gets free decryptor

Security - Posted On:2020-07-07 18:59:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Poor coding of the ThiefQuest ransomware in disguise that targets macOS users allows recovery of encrypted files, which would remain lost in lack of a backup. [...]

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Mitigating critical F5 BIG-IP RCE flaw not enough, bypass found

Security - Posted On:2020-07-07 16:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

F5 BIG-IP customers who only applied recommended mitigations and haven't yet patched their devices against the unauthenticated remote code execution (RCE) CVE-2020-5902 vulnerability are now advised to update them against a recently found bypass. [...]

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How to uninstall Microsoft Edge forced-installed via Windows Update

Security - Posted On:2020-07-07 15:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

If Microsoft Edge was installed in Windows 10 via Windows Update, you can not remove it via standard methods. That does not mean you cannot remove it, though, as a technique has been discovered to uninstall the program via the command prompt. [...]

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Microsoft takes down domains used in COVID-19-related cybercrime

Security - Posted On:2020-07-07 13:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft took control of domains used by cybercriminals as part of the infrastructure needed to launch phishing attacks designed to exploit vulnerabilities and public fear resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

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