Hackers Used WhatsApp 0-Day Flaw to Secretly Install Spyware On Phones

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Whatsapp has recently patched a severe vulnerability that was being exploited by attackers to remotely install surveillance malware on a few “selected” smartphones by simply calling the targeted phone numbers over Whatsapp audio call. Discovered, weaponized and then sold by the Israeli company NSO Group that produces the most advanced mobile spyware […]

Flaw Affecting Millions of Cisco Devices Let Attackers Implant Persistent Backdoor

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Researchers have discovered a severe vulnerability in Cisco products that could allow attackers to implant persistent backdoor on wide range devices used in enterprises and government networks, including routers, switches, and firewalls. Dubbed Thrangrycat or 😾😾😾, the vulnerability, discovered by researchers from the security firm Red Balloon and identified as CVE-2019-1649, affects […]

Hacking the ‘Unhackable’ eyeDisk USB stick

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The paradox, the USB stick eyeDisk that uses iris recognition to unlock the drive could reveal the device’s password in plain text in a simple way. eyeDisk is a USB stick that uses iris recognition to unlock the drive, it is advertised as the “Unhackable USB Flash Drive,” instead it […]

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 […]