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DLL Hijacking attacks: What is it and how to stay protected?

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DLL Hijacking attacks are broadly categorized into three types – DLL search order attack, DLL side-loading attack, and Phantom DLL Hijacking attack.
For DLL hijacking attack to be successful, it would require an attacker to trick victims to open […]

By |March 16th, 2019|Cyber News|

What was that P word? Ah. Privacy. Yes, we’ll think about privacy, says FCC mulling cellphone location data overhaul

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Analysis America’s comms regulator has finally pinky-promised to at least consider people’s privacy when it looks into how cellphone location data can be made more accurate.

On Friday, during a monthly meeting of commissioners, the FCC belatedly confirmed it would weigh up privacy […]

By |March 16th, 2019|Cyber News|

Army pushes cyber to the battlefield

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Army Cyber Command plans to put cyber electromagnetic activities, or CEMA, teams on the battlefield and into every brigade combat team, division, corps and Army service component staff starting in June, Army Cyber Commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty said at […]

By |March 15th, 2019|Cyber News|

UK cyber-security efforts criticised by audit office

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The warning came in a National Audit Office (NAO) assessment of the UK’s national cyber-defence plan.

The government is increasingly worried that these essential sectors will be targeted by foreign states seeking to disrupt UK life.

Modern life was now “totally dependent” […]

By |March 15th, 2019|Cyber News|

Don’t be a WordPress RCE-hole and patch up this XSS vuln, pronto

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A newly revealed vuln in the open-source CMS WordPress allows an unauthenticated website attacker to remotely execute code – potentially letting naughty folk delete or edit blog posts.

The flaw, detailed by German code-checking company RIPS Technologies in a blog post, […]

By |March 15th, 2019|Cyber News|

Protip: If you’d rather cyber-scoundrels didn’t know the contents of your comp, don’t apply for a Pakistani passport

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Credits: The Register

A Pakistani government website was compromised with a keylogger and other malware that hoovered up a whole host of information about people checking on their passport application status.

Researchers from Trustwave discovered that the Scanbox JavaScript framework was running on […]

By |March 14th, 2019|Cyber News|

Thought you were done patching this week? Not if you’re using an Intel-powered PC or server

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Hot on the heels of this month’s security updates from Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP, Intel has kicked out a batch of its own bug patches.

Chipzilla’s March patch dump is highlighted by fixes for 19 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its graphics drivers for Windows. If […]

By |March 14th, 2019|Cyber News|

Microsoft changes DHCP to ‘Dammit! Hacked! Compromised! Pwned!’ Big bunch of security fixes land for Windows

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Patch Tuesday It’s the second Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means: a fresh dump of security fixes from Microsoft, Adobe and others.

The March edition of Patch Tuesday includes fixes for 64 CVE-listed vulnerabilities, while Adobe addressed […]

By |March 13th, 2019|Cyber News|

Swiss electronic voting system like… wait for it, wait for it… Swiss cheese: Hole found amid public source code audit

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The Swiss Federal Chancellery (SFC) on Tuesday said security researchers have found an fascinating flaw in the Swiss Post’s e-voting system as part of an ongoing penetration test.

Said flaw, if successfully exploited by miscreants, would prevent officials from detecting unauthorized changes […]

By |March 13th, 2019|Cyber News|

ProtonMail back up in Russia after regime chokes access over ‘terrorist activity’

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Credits: The Register

ProtonMail is “back to running normally in Russia now” after the country blocked access to the encrypted email service, claiming that students at a sports competition were using it to spread anti-regime propaganda.

The Russian-language Habr news aggregator reported yesterday […]

By |March 13th, 2019|Cyber News|