A week in security (November 4 – November 10)

A roundup of important security news from the week of November 4–10, including the release of Malwarebytes 4.0, vendor email compromise, fake news, robocalls, and more.

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15,000 webcams vulnerable to attack: how to protect against webcam hacking

We take a look at the ever-present threat of webcam hacking, and what you can do to avoid being caught out.

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Hacking with AWS: incorporating leaky buckets into your OSINT workflow

When penetration testing for an organization, what OSINT tactics can researchers employ? We discuss how hacking with AWS buckets can provide more recon data and uncover any leaks.

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Cellular networks under fire from Soft Cell attacks

We break down the recently revealed attacks on telco operators around the globe, targeting specific high-value individuals.

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Video game portrayals of hacking: NITE Team 4

We take a look at a game aimed at giving players the most realistic interpretation of hacking possible. How well does it stack up to the real thing?

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Skimmer acts as payment service provider via rogue iframe

Even e-commerce sites that do not take payment information themselves can be abused by crooks. In this post, we show how a web skimmer is able to inject an artificial iframe into the checkout page to prompt users for their credit card information. Victims will only realize something’s not right when they are redirected to the real (and external) payment form.

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A week in security (May 13 – 19)

A roundup of security news from May 13–19, including ransomware attacks on the upswing, website hacking, pseudo-VPNs, bloatware, and more.

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A week in security (March 25 – 31)

A roundup of news stories from March 25 – 31, including phishing, hacking, Government studies, mobile dangers on official stores and more.

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Are hackers gonna hack anymore? Not if we keep reusing passwords

A look at the not-so-hacking hacker techniques attackers are using to compromise user accounts via weak passwords and gain access to enterprise networks.

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Hacker destroys VFEmail service, wipes backups

A hacker managed to compromise, and entirely destroy, a popular email service and all of its backups. What happened?

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