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Skype can’t fix a nasty security bug without a massive code rewrite

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Credits: zdnet

A security flaw in Skype’s updater process can allow an attacker to gain system-level privileges to a vulnerable computer.

The bug, if exploited, can escalate a local unprivileged user to the full “system” level rights — granting them access to every corner of […]

By |February 17th, 2018|Cyber News|

iPhone Has a Killer Character Problem, and It’s Kicking Apple’s Brand

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Credit: inc

If you have an iPhone, better be careful about any text your apps display. A new iOS bug discovered earlier this week by engineers at Aloha Browser will crash your Apple device, whether an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch, if the wrong character comes […]

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Hack the Air Force 2.0 uncovers over 100 vulnerabilities

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Credits: zdnet

The second Hack the Air Force bug bounty challenge, Hack the Air Force 2.0, has resulted in 106 vulnerabilities being reported and fixed.

On Thursday, bug bounty platform HackerOne revealed that the 20-day competition to find vulnerabilities in federal systems resulted in $103,883 in […]

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US will impose costs on Russia for cyber ‘acts of aggression,’ White House cybersecurity czar says

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Credits: cnbc

Russia will be made to pay for its acts of cyber aggression on the international stage, Rob Joyce, special assistant to the president and White House cybersecurity coordinator, told CNBC on Friday.

The act in question was the malware attack known as […]

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