Weekly Security Summary Around The World

This week we could not publish any article due to my bad health so now let’s see the major stories of the past days in our weekly round-up. As always, the cyber-security landscape brings new challenges, so read on and keep yourselves informed! 1.Unencrypted USB stick with 2.5GB of data detailing airport security found in …

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Have You Sent Wrong Message? You Can Now Delete It

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WhatsApp has finally rolled out its most anticipated feature “Delete For Everyone” that allows its over one billion users revoke their messages in case they sent those to wrong person or a group. You can only delete messages for everyone for up to seven minutes after sending. “Once seven minutes have passed, there is no …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

This week we published a major security alert, one that should not be overlooked: be careful about Bad Rabbit, a ransomware outbreak delivered through a fake Adobe Flash Update. It’s significantly more threatening than its predecessors like non-Petya or WannaCry, because it also saves the collected information. This malware spread like wildfire through major organizations in …

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WordPress Sites exploited by Coinhive Hackers for Cryptocurrency Mining

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Last night I got a notification that Coinhive has been hacked — a popular browser-based service that offers website owners to embed a JavaScript to utilise their site visitors’ CPUs power to mine the Monero cryptocurrency for monetisation. Reportedly an unknown hacker managed to hijack Coinhive’s CloudFlare account that allowed him/her to modify its DNS …

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Weekly Security Summary Around The World

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This week we published a security alert about two critical vulnerabilities found in Microsoft when the company released its monthly security updates. The most important story of this week was the one about the Australian Defence Force being hacked and top secret technical information being stolen from an Australian defence contractor. Here are some of the other …

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