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New Issues Found with Windows Print Spooler

New Issues Found with Windows Print Spooler

Last month, cybersecurity experts inadvertently unveiled a PoC exploit for a dangerous problem related to the Windows Print Spooler service,…

Ukrainian law enforcement discovered a mining farm consisting of thousands of PlayStation 4 consoles

Last week, Ukrainian law enforcement officers discovered a huge mining farm in Vinnytsa after they noticed a large-scale electricity leak.…

Microsoft patches 117 vulnerabilities, including 9 zero-day vulnerabilities

As part of July Patch Tuesday, Microsoft fixed (released patches) for 117 vulnerabilities, of which 13 were classified as critical.…

The Ransomwhere project creates a database of ransomware payments

Jack Cable, Stanford’s student and Krebs Stamos Group cybersecurity researcher created the Ransomwhere project that is free and open database…

US Homeland Security warns of possible cyberattacks by Iran

US Homeland Security warns of possible cyberattacks by Iran

Homeland Security USA issued a warning about possible acts of terrorism and cyberattacks by Iran in response to the assassination of General Kassem Suleimani, the head of the Quds special…

Shitcoin Wallet for Google Chrome steals cryptocurrency passwords and keys

Shitcoin Wallet for Google Chrome steals cryptocurrency passwords and keys

One of the extensions for Google Chrome, Shitcoin Wallet injects a special JavaScript code into web pages. Using this code, attackers steal passwords and private keys from cryptocurrency wallets and…

My Digital Life forum community has found an illegal way to extend support for Windows 7

My Digital Life forum community has found an illegal way to extend support for Windows 7

The community of the My Digital Life online forum has found an illegal way to extend support for Windows 7: bypass Microsoft’s restrictions and allow the installation of Windows 7…

Emotet topped the rating of the most common threats in 2022

Emotet topped the rating of the most common threats in 2022

Any.Run, interactive service for automated malware analysis has compiled a list of the ten most common threats downloaded to this platform. The Trojan Emotet topped this 2019 threat rating. The…

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.…