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WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
2 Jun 2020
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VMware
exploits

VMware Cloud Director exploit lets hackers seize corporate servers

A simple form submission could have been manipulated to gain control of virtual machines with the cloud service
2 Jun 2020
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vulnerability

The top ten most-commonly exploited vulnerabilities revealed

Flaws in Microsoft’s OLE technology are at the heart of some of the most widely-used attacks since 2016
13 May 2020
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exploits

Microsoft products targeted by most widely-used exploits in 2019

Eight of the top ten exploitable flaws targeted Microsoft software, in addition to two Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities
7 Feb 2020
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Security

Genetics startup Veritas rocked by data breach

Customer information has been stolen from the DNA-screening company
8 Nov 2019
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Security

Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days

‘If you’re scared of zero-days, you don’t know what you’re talking about’ claims Tenable
7 Nov 2019
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Security

First mass BlueKeep exploitation spotted in the wild

Amateurish coin mining attack discovered six months after the critical Microsoft vulnerability was discovered
4 Nov 2019
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Security

Is cyber security about to go interstellar?

When we think about the cyber attacks of the future, we may have to think bigger
30 Oct 2019
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Security

Humans 'unfit' to handle access managment, say Goldman Sachs

Privileged access management is rarely done well and humans are usually the issue
29 Oct 2019
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Security

IoT botnets are on the rise and 5G isn’t helping anything

Botnets are more common and coming in more diverse strains than ever before
29 Oct 2019
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Security

Hackers 'are no longer winning', says KPMG cyber chief

Despite progress over the past two years, a wealth of threats still plague both the public and private sectors
18 Oct 2019
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Security

Apple fast-tracks iOS 13.1 to remedy bug-ridden upgrade

A serious data-leaking keyboard vulnerability, however, will remain unpatched
25 Sep 2019
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Security

LastPass fixes password-leaking flaw

Google’s Project Zero finds a critical hole in the widely-used password manager
17 Sep 2019
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exploits

What are Meltdown and Spectre and are you affected?

A guide to the CPU security flaws and their flawed patches
29 Aug 2019
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Security

KNOB attack lets hackers listen in on your Bluetooth calls

Vulnerability allows attackers to ‘completely break’ Bluetooth encryption
16 Aug 2019
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cyber security

Microsoft patches abundance of Windows vulnerabilities

BlueKeep-like RCE flaws featured among the 93 bugs patched by Microsoft
14 Aug 2019
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Security

Def Con developer sells $200 Mac-hacking iPhone cables

They take around four hours to make and only 10-20% were actually good enough to sell
13 Aug 2019
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ransomware

Researchers show how to inject a DSLR with ransomware

Hackers can encrypt a camera using just a Wi-Fi connection, demo shows
12 Aug 2019
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internet security

Enterprises urged to scan networks for F5 BIG-IP flaw

Compromised devices are difficult to detect and can act as a springboard for further attacks
9 Aug 2019
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Security

Decade-old flaw found in globally popular office phone

Avaya's VOIP phones are used by 90% of Fortune 100 companies
9 Aug 2019
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Security

Security researchers now eligible for bug-hunting iPhones

Apple also reveals tenfold increase to its bug-bounty rewards
9 Aug 2019
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Security

Nvidia urges businesses to upgrade drive after finding flaws

GeForce, Quadro and Tesla GPUs are affected by bugs that could lead to local code execution
6 Aug 2019
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Security

Working BlueKeep exploits now freely available

The issue has been dubbed 'the next WannaCry' and now attackers can have a copy of their own, for a price
29 Jul 2019