Browsing Category: Hacks

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Dropbox Denies Hack, Says ‘Your Stuff is Safe’

Dropbox officials on Monday said that a large cache of usernames and passwords posted online and alleged to have come from the company’s users are not related to Dropbox customer accounts. A spate of media reports reported yesterday that attackers had stolen several million sets of credentials from Dropbox and posted them online. The claim of[...]

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Sandworm APT Team Found Using Windows Zero Day Vulnerability

A cyberespionage team, possibly based in Russia, has been using a Windows zero day vulnerability to target a variety of organizations in several countries, including the United States, Poland, Ukraine and western Europe.

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[Bad]USB ‘Patch’ Skirts More Effective Options

Categories: Hacks, Vulnerabilities

Researchers who released attack code against vulnerabilities in USB devices followed that up with a patch, that they and researcher Karsten Nohl acknowledge isn’t enough to solve the problem.

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Major Bash Vulnerability Affects Linux, UNIX, Mac OS X

A critical remote code execution vulnerability in Bash, present in almost all Linux, UNIX and Mac OS X deployments, has been discovered. Experts advise immediate patching.

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David Jacoby on Hacking His Home

Dennis Fisher talks with David Jacoby of Kaspersky Lab about the research he did on the security of electronics gear in his home, including his smart TV, game console and storage devices, and what the vendors need to do to respond.

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