Flaw in Microsoft Outlook Lets Hackers Easily Steal Your Windows Password

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A security researcher has disclosed details of an important vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook for which the company released an incomplete patch this month—almost 18 months after receiving the responsible disclosure report. The Microsoft Outlook vulnerability (CVE-2018-0950) could allow attackers to steal sensitive information, including users’ Windows login credentials, just by convincing […]

Researchers Find 34,200 Vulnerable Ethereum Smart Contracts

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A scan of nearly one million Ethereum smart contracts has identified 34,200 vulnerable contracts that can be exploited to steal Ether, and even freeze or delete assets in contracts the attackers don’t own. For the average user not familiar with the world of cryptocurrencies, smart contracts are a set of coded operations […]

Ubuntu Gets in the User Data Collection Business

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Canonical announced plans to roll out a user data and diagnostics collection system with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver). This new system will collect data on the user’s OS details, hardware setup, apps and OS settings. “We want to be able to focus our engineering efforts on the things that […]