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Risk of Fraud in Mobile Point-of-Sale Device Flaw

Risk of Fraud in Mobile Point-of-Sale Device Flaw

Risk of Fraud in Mobile Point-of-Sale Device Flaw: Yesterday the Final day of Black Hat USA 2018, researchers from Positive Technologies demonstrated how attackers could exploit a flaw in mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) devices to charge fraudulent transactions and alter the amount charged during a transaction. This flaw allow the attackers …

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Chinese Cyber Criminals Take Chances on the Surface Web

Chinese Cyber Criminals Take Chances on the Surface Web

Chinese Cyber Criminals Take Chances on the Surface Web: The Chinese hacking community which operates by-and-large out in open, which is using the code words to avoid the government scrutiny and the benefiting from the state support when attacks are aimed outside the country, according to a new report. While the …

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Get Schooled in Hacking at Bugcrowd University

Get Schooled in Hacking at Bugcrowd University

Get Schooled in Hacking at Bugcrowd University: According to the CISO survey which was conducted by Bugcrowd, 30 percent of CISOs plan to implement crowdsourced security programs in the coming year. To help fill the growing need for skilled security researchers in the crowdsourced security field, the Bugcrowd yesterday just …

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What’s Up with WhatsApp’s Fake Messages?

What’s Up with WhatsApp’s Fake Messages?

What’s Up with WhatsApp’s Fake Messages?: Have you ever found yourself in trouble by friend’s comment or shocked by the words of your Mom wrote in a group message on WhatsApp? WhatsApp users who have been questioning the content of comments from friends and family that could be victims of …

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FBI in Smart Device Security Warning

FBI in Smart Device Security Warning

FBI in Smart Device Security Warning: The FBI has been forced to post a public service announcement about the danger of unprotected IoT devices that might harm us. In other sign of the growing threat that were posted by compromised smart devices, the update was claimed just last week that …

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Reddit Breached After SMS 2FA Fail

Reddit Breached After SMS 2FA Fail

Reddit has become one of the big tech names who admitted to a major data breach, attackers who compromised the staff accounts by intercepting SMS based two-factor authentication codes. The CTO, Christopher Slowe, who explained in a long Reddit post that they have discovered the attack over a month ago, …

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DHS Launches Cyber Risk Management Center

DHS Launches Cyber Risk Management Center

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced to launch a new cyber risk management center which is intended to protect the nation’s banks, energy companies and other industries from the potentially cyber attacks on the critical infrastructure, according to the agency officials who spoke at the 31 July cybersecurity …

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Facebook Removes Fake Accounts Linked to Russian Firm

Facebook Removes Fake Accounts Linked to Russian Firm

The Facebook has been forced to delete 32 Pages and it includes accounts from the site after spotting “coordinated inauthentic behavior” which was earlier linked with Russian attempts to influence the political discourse. The social network has explained all the series of posts on Tuesday, they are really serious about …

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Registry Keys Vulnerable with COM Hijacking

Registry Keys Vulnerable with COM Hijacking

Attacker are researching to find out the new techniques that could allow them to run a specious files that looks legitimate but is actually malicious, according to the research team at Cyberbit. The component object model (COM) hijacking technique, which is usually used for attackers as a persistence mechanism, also …

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