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Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2015
Security Affairs newsletter Round 7 – Best of the week from best sources

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from the best sources free for you in your email box. Dark Web Email Service SIGAINT hacked by the Intelligence Google Glass 2.0 Coming Soon, says Italian Luxottica Eyewear Company Hacking telesurgery robots, a concrete risk Samsung Galaxy S5 vulnerability […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2015
Mozilla Fundation, a step toward to full HTTPS implementation

The Mozilla Foundation is starting the operations to phase the HTTP connections in the Firefox browser according to “encrypt the Web” movement. According to roadmap defined by the Mozilla Foundation, the organization has started the process to move toward full HTTPS enforcement in Firefox browser In November 2014 the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and other firms, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2015
Trustwave discovered the first political malvertising campaign

Experts at Trustwave observed a group of cyber criminals helping spread pro-Russia propaganda by inflating video views with a malvertising campaign. Security experts at Trustwave have discovered a botnet, originally designed for malvertising purpose, used redirect unaware users to view some pro-Russian videos on the website DailyMotion. The event is very interesting due to the political motivation […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2015
Tor Browser 4.5 released! It comes with many improvements

Tor Browser 4.5 released! It comes with many improvements for security, privacy and usability. Download it to protect your online privacy. Are you a frequent visitor of the deep web? Is the Tor Network a necessity for your online anonymity? You must download the new release for the Tor Browser, Tor Browser 4.5, that was designed with a […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2015
Thousands Linux and FreeBSD servers infected with Mumblehard spamming malware

The sophisticated Mumblehard spamming malware infects thousands of Linux and FreeBSD servers going under the radar for at least five years. In the last seven months, several thousand Linux and FreeBSD machines have been infected with a sophisticated malware dubbed Mumblehard. The infected machines were part of a botnet used, in the last five years, to […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2015
New Google Password Alert extension already hacked

A few hours after the presentation of the Google Password Alert extension a researcher already have developed two methods to bypass it. A few hours ago, Google released the Password Alert extension that was designed to warn users when they are submitting their Google credentials to fraudulent websites. “Here’s how it works for consumer accounts. Once you’ve […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 01, 2015
Password for systems at a London rail station revealed during a TV documentary

The passwords for the signal system of the control room at the Waterloo rail station in London were disclosed during a TV documentary. We cannot think of lock down the house if we leave the keys in the lock outside, something of similar occurred recently to at French network TV5Monde. Following the successful attack against the network […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 01, 2015
Chinese AntiVirus vendor Qihoo is cheating on AV tests

Chinese Antivirus vendor Qihoo submitted products specifically tuned for the major testing labs, while was offering something different to its users. The news is disconcerting, the Chinese security firm Qihoo (CHEE-hoo) 360, is providing to its  hundreds of millions of users a product that differs from the one the it has submitted to the major testing […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 01, 2015
Why hackers target background investigation databases

Foreign hackers are targeting background investigation databases to blackmail US government personnel or to try to bribe them. It is not a mystery that Chinese hackers continuously target US companies and government offices, the attackers usually backed by the Government of Bejing mainly run cyber espionage campaigns to steal intellectual property and any kind of information related to person […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2015
Flawed password reset procedure exposes Betfair accounts

Experts demonstrated the presence of critical vulnerabilities in the password recovery procedure of the website of the online betting exchanges Betfair. A security expert discovered a flaw in the password recovery process on the website of online betting exchanges Betfair. Betfair is one of the world’s largest online betting exchanges, and this vulnerability represents a […]