Dridex Banking Trojan Adopts Improved Encryption

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Published on: September 29, 2016

The infamous Dridex banking Trojan has adopted new tactics and more advanced encryption and obfuscation to better avoid detection and to hinder security analysis, researchers warn. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Syrian Electronic Army Member Pleads Guilty to Hacking, Extortion

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Published on: September 29, 2016

A member of the Syrian Electronic Army hacker group arrested earlier this year in Germany has pleaded guilty to hacking and extortion charges before a judge in the Eastern District of Virginia. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Leak of 200 Million Yahoo Accounts Linked to 2014 Hack

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Published on: September 29, 2016

An investigation conducted into the two Yahoo security incidents disclosed recently revealed the existence of a connection and led researchers to believe that the claim of 200 million accounts being stolen in 2012 is likely false. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Dispel Launches Security-focused Video Conferencing Platform

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Secure Video Conferencing Solution Protects Content and Metadata in Voice and Video Communication read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

RIG Replaces Neutrino in Massive Malvertising Campaigns

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Published on: September 29, 2016

The RIG exploit kit (EK) might be moving up the social ladder to become the top threat in its segment and leave Neutrino behind, recently observed malvertising campaigns suggest. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Siemens Patches Flaw in SCALANCE Products

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Published on: September 28, 2016

A firmware update released by Siemens this month for some of its industrial network security products fixes a vulnerability that could expose potentially sensitive information. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Apple Confirms Weakened Security in Local iOS 10 Backups

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Published on: September 28, 2016

iOS 10 Allows for Brute Force Attacks of 6,000,000 Passwords Per Second to be Attempted on Local Backups read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Spammers Increasingly Hijacking IPv4 Addresses

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Published on: September 28, 2016

As new IPv4 addresses are more and more difficult to come by, spammers are increasingly hijacking existing IP address ranges for their nefarious purposes, Spamhaus researchers warn. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

U.S. Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stealing Nude Celebrity Photos

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Published on: September 28, 2016

Chicago  – A Chicago hacker who stole nude photos from the accounts of at least 30 celebrities pleaded guilty Tuesday in US federal court. Under a plea agreement with prosecutors, Edward Majerczyk admitted to one count of “unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information.” read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Microsoft Teams with Bank of America on ‘Blockchain’

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Published on: September 27, 2016

Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Tuesday announced they are working together to make financial transactions more efficient with blockchain technology — the foundation of bitcoin digital currency. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

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