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Zimperium Acquisition Program Publishes Exploits for Patched Android Bugs

Exploits for two patched Android privilege escalation vulnerabilities were published today by security company Zimperium. These are the first publicly released submissions from its N-Days Exploit Acquisition Program… 541 more words

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4 Industries Account for Majority of Global Ransomware Attacks

4 Industries Account for Majority of Global Ransomware Attacks

When it comes to 77% of global ransomware attacks, these four industries take the greatest hit, according to a global threat trends report released today. 200 more words

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Russian ‘pioneer’ of identity theft and card fraud jailed for 27 years

Roman Seleznev, the Russian MP’s son who was found guilty last year of hacking into point-of-sale (PoS) systems and stealing millions of credit cards, has received the longest-ever sentence for hacking to be handed down in the US. 590 more words

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Hyundai Patches Leaky Blue Link Mobile App

Hyundai Motor America has patched a vulnerability in its Blue Link mobile application that exposed personal and vehicle information to an attacker.

Updated versions of the app (3.9.6) were released to Google Play and the Apple App Store on March 8, a little more than one month after Rapid7 learned about the vulnerabilities from independent researchers Will Hatzer and Arjun Kumar. 484 more words

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Ashley Madison users blackmailed again

Criminals are still trying to shake down users of the Ashley Madison dating/cheating online service.

As you might remember, the service was hacked in 2015, and the attackers stole sensitive personal and financial data of 37 million users, and later… 379 more words

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Trump’s promise on cybersecurity: what’s been happening?

As US President Donald Trump closes in on his 100th day in office, he faces plenty of scrutiny over things that didn’t get done in that all-important period of any new administration. 479 more words

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