PRMitM: Attackers Can Hide Password Resets Inside Account Registrations

Security - Posted On:2017-06-25 19:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A research paper published by four Israeli scientists details a new attack called PRMitM, or the "Password Reset Man-in-the-Middle," in which attackers hide password reset interactions for a user's legitimate profile inside account registration interactions on another site. [...]

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Fired Employee Hacks and Shuts Down Smart Water Readers in Five US Cities

Security - Posted On:2017-06-25 03:44:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

A Pennsylvania judge has sentenced Adam Flanagan, 42, of Bala Cynwyd, PA to one year and one day in prison for hacking and damaging the IT networks of several water utility providers across the US East Coast. The sentence was passed down last week for crimes committed in the spring of 2014. [...]

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Google to Stop Scanning Gmail Inboxes for Advertising Purposes

Security - Posted On:2017-06-24 17:30:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Google announced yesterday plans to stop scanning users' Gmail inboxes for advertising purposes, a decision that in theory should improve users' privacy, but in reality, it does not. [...]

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Koler Android Ransomware Targets the US with Fake PornHub Apps

Security - Posted On:2017-06-24 04:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

During the past week, US users visiting adult-themed sites were targeted by ads for a fake PornHub app that contained a version of the Koler ransomware. [...]

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Windows 10 Source Code, Internal Builds Allegedly Leak Online

Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 19:00:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

An unknown person has uploaded online over 32TB of Windows 10 internal builds, along with some of the operating system's source code. The data was uploaded on BetaArchive, an Internet forum dedicated to archiving software beta builds so users and developers can track how a project evolved over time. [...]

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Some Windows 10 Source Code Leaks Online

Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 18:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

An unknown person has uploaded online over 32TB of Windows 10 internal builds, along with some of the operating system's source code. The data was uploaded on BetaArchive, an Internet forum dedicated to archiving software beta builds so users and developers can track how a project evolved over time. [...]

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The Week in Ransomware - June 23rd 2017 - A Fricken 1 Million Dollar Ransom Payment

Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 13:30:02 Source: bleepingcomputer

What a crazy week. The biggest news is that we had a hosting company who actually paid a 1 million dollar (think Dr. Evil) ransomware payment. We then had the return of Locky, which at one point was the preminent ransomware being distributed. Will have to see if it can become king of the hill again. [...]

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Former CIA Officer Arrested for Selling Top Secret Files to Chinese Operatives

Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 08:59:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

A former CIA agent was arrested and arraigned in court yesterday on accusations of selling top secret documents to Chinese intelligence officers disguised as members of a Chinese think tank. [...]

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FBI: Victims Aren't Reporting Ransomware Attacks

Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 07:29:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Despite being an expanding threat, ransomware infections are rarely reported to law enforcement agencies, according to conclusions from the 2016 Internet Crime Report, released yesterday by the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 07:14:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 06:59:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 06:44:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 06:29:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 06:14:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 05:59:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 05:44:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 05:29:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 05:14:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 04:59:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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Security - Posted On:2017-06-23 04:44:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements. [...]

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