U.S. Charges 9 ‘SIM Swapping’ Attackers For Stealing $2.5 Million

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The U.S. Department of Justice today announced charges against nine individuals, 6 of which are members of a hacking group called “The Community” and other 3 are former employees of mobile phone providers who allegedly helped them steal roughly $2.5 million worth of the cryptocurrency using a method known as “SIM Swapping.” […]

High-Severity Bug Leaves Cisco TelePresence Gear Open to Attack

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Cisco patches two high-severity bugs that could be exploited by remote attackers. Cisco Systems has patched two high-severity vulnerabilities that can be exploited by remote unauthenticated adversaries to launch denial of service attacks. Impacted are Cisco’s TelePresence Video Communication Server and the company’s ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls. The vulnerability with […]

Hackers Found Exploiting Oracle WebLogic RCE Flaw to Spread Ransomware

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Taking advantage of newly disclosed and even patched vulnerabilities has become common among cybercriminals, which makes it one of the primary attack vectors for everyday-threats, like crypto-mining, phishing, and ransomware. As suspected, a recently-disclosed critical vulnerability in the widely used Oracle WebLogic Server has now been spotted actively being exploited […]

Tenable experts found 15 flaws in wireless presentation systems

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Experts at Tenable discovered 15 vulnerabilities in eight wireless presentation systems, including flaws that can be exploited to remotely hack devices. Wireless presentation systems are used to display content on a screen or through several devices, including mobile devices and laptops. These systems are widely used in enterprises and educational […]

Pre-Installed Software Flaw Exposes Most Dell Computers to Remote Hacking

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If you use a Dell computer, then beware — hackers could compromise your system remotely. Bill Demirkapi, a 17-year-old independent security researcher, has discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Dell SupportAssist utility that comes pre-installed on most Dell computers. Dell SupportAssist, formerly known as Dell System Detect, checks the […]

‘Highly Critical’ Unpatched Zero-Day Flaw Discovered In Oracle WebLogic

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A team of cybersecurity researchers today published a post warning enterprises of an unpatched, highly critical zero-day vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic server application that some attackers might have already started exploiting in the wild. Oracle WebLogic is a scalable, Java-based multi-tier enterprise application server that allows businesses to quickly deploy new products […]

‘Karkoff’ Is the New ‘DNSpionage’ With Selective Targeting Strategy

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The cybercriminal group behind the infamous DNSpionage malware campaign has been found running a new sophisticated operation that infects selected victims with a new variant of the DNSpionage malware. First uncovered in November last year, the DNSpionage attacks used compromised sites and crafted malicious documents to infect victims’ computers with DNSpionage—a […]