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Scientist discovered a vulnerability in the universal Turing machine

Scientist discovered a vulnerability in the universal Turing machine

Pontus Johnson, a professor at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, discovered a vulnerability in the universal Turing machine.…

Any Wi-Fi enabled devices are vulnerable to Frag Attacks issues

The well-known information security expert Mathy Vanhoef reported the discovery of a whole set of vulnerabilities named Frag Attacks (Fragmentation…

FBI investigates cyberattacks on two water supply systems in Pennsylvania

Last month, the local Water Action Response Network, which includes utility companies, sent emails to its members, informing that cyberattacks…

Qualcomm Mobile Station Modem vulnerability threatens 40% of smartphones

More than a third of all smartphones in the world have been affected by a new vulnerability in Qualcomm Mobile…

ToTok messenger turned out to be a tool for total tracking

ToTok messenger turned out to be a tool for total tracking

The New York Times reported that the ToTok messenger turned out to be a tracking tool. The application allowed the UAE authorities to track conversations, movements and other data of…

Perfect encryption system presented by team of scientists from three countries

Perfect encryption system presented by team of scientists from three countries

An international team of scientists from the University of St. Andrews (Scotland), the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia) and the Center for Alternative Scientific Processes (USA)…

MyKingz botnet uses Taylor Swift photo to infect target machines

MyKingz botnet uses Taylor Swift photo to infect target machines

Sophos researchers noticed that the MyKingz botnet, also known as Smominru, DarkCloud, and Hexmen, now uses steganography to infect targeted machines. For these purposes, the criminals chose a JPG file…

Password meter services put Internet users at risk

Password meter services put Internet users at risk

Password meter services, implemented on many popular platforms, can be misleading, thereby putting users at risk of cyberattacks. During the holiday season, hundreds of millions of people will receive gadgets…

Check Point named the most dangerous malware of November 2019

Check Point named the most dangerous malware of November 2019

Check Point Research Team, Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a global cybersecurity solutions provider, published the Global Threat Index report, listing the most dangerous malware of November 2019.…

France are looking for LockerGoga ransomware developers in Ukraine

France are looking for LockerGoga ransomware developers in Ukraine

French law enforcement agencies are looking in Ukraine for developers who used LockerGoga ransomware to attack more than 1,200 industrial enterprises around the world. According to the French police, some…

An attacker in a WhatsApp group chat could disable messengers of other participants

An attacker in a WhatsApp group chat could disable messengers of other participants

Do you like chatting in groups of interest? Are you smiling or shivering when in a group chat from your child’s kindergarten or school class new messages arrive? You are…

Google faces record $5 billion fine in EU, ordered to remove Chrome from Android

Google faces record $5 billion fine in EU, ordered to remove Chrome from Android

Google breached EU competition rules while requiring to preinstall its apps on Android phones. The impending decision from the EU watchdog has come to pass: Google has been fined a…

This password-stealing malware just added a new way to infect your PC

Spam emails are still the most popular way of virus distribution. Read carefully to avoid a new spam attack! A powerful form of malware that can be used to distribute…