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Microsoft Patches Exploited New Windows Zero-day
11th Dec 2018 [41 hours ago] from iTnews
In-the-wild vulnerability rated important, not critical.
Chinese Spies Reportedly Behind Massive Marriott Hack - CNET
11th Dec 2018 [41 hours ago] from CNET News
Data breach traced to a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort, the New York Times reports.
Windows Zero-Day Exploited By New SandCat Group
12th Dec 2018 [35 hours ago] from SecurityWeek
Experts believe that the Windows kernel zero-day vulnerability fixed this week by Microsoft with its Patch Tuesday updates has been exploited by several threat actors, including a new group. read more
The Finger Has Been Pointed At China For Marriott Data Breach
12th Dec 2018 [35 hours ago] from ZDNet
500 million customers were impacted. Investigators believe that state-sponsored Chinese hackers are to blame.
Cyber Attack Targets Italian Oil-Services Firm Saipem
11th Dec 2018 [42 hours ago] from Topix
The Italian oil-services company Saipem SpA is still assessing the scope and impact of a cyber attack that targeted its servers in the Middle East, according to the head of digital and innovation. "Were keeping the servers down to understand...
Facebook Headquarters Building Evacuated After Bomb Threat - CNET
11th Dec 2018 [40 hours ago] from CNET News
Bomb squad is responding to an alert at the Menlo Park campus.
Global Hacking Campaign Targets Critical Infrastructure - CNET
12th Dec 2018 [17 hours ago] from CNET News
The sophisticated campaign has targeted dozens of companies, most of which are based in the US.
Experian Exposes Apparent Customer Data In Training Manuals
11th Dec 2018 [39 hours ago] from PacketStormSecurity
Experian Exposes Apparent Customer Data In Training Manuals
Equifax How-it-was-mega-hacked Damning Dossier Lands, In All Of Its Infuriating Glory
11th Dec 2018 [47 hours ago] from The Register
Entirely preventable theft down to traffic-monitoring certificate left expired for 19 months A US Congressional report outlin]ing the breakdowns that lead to the 2017 theft of 148 million personal records from Equifax has revealed a stunning...
Authorities Think Agents From China’s Ministry Of State Security Hacked Marriott - BGR
12th Dec 2018 [15 hours ago] from Google News
Authorities think agents from China’s Ministry of State Security hacked MarriottBGRChina’s involvement in Marriott hack could raise trade tension with U.S., report saysThe Mercury NewsNo hacked Marriott data has posted on dark web —...
U.S. Believes Chinese Intelligence Behind Marriott Hack
12th Dec 2018 [17 hours ago] from SecurityWeek
The United States said Wednesday that China was behind the massive hack of data from hotel giant Marriott, part of an ongoing global campaign of cyber-theft run by Beijing. read more
New Exploit Kit Targets SOHO Routers
11th Dec 2018 [2 days ago] from SecurityWeek
A newly identified exploit kit is targeting home and small office routers in an attempt to compromise the mobile devices or desktop computers connected to the routers, according to Trend Micro. read more
Trend Micro Predicts More Sophisticated Attacks Will Dominate 2019
12th Dec 2018 [15 hours ago] from Topix
Trend Micro Incorporated a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released its 2019 predictions report, warning that attackers will increase the effectiveness of proven attack methods by adding more sophisticated elements to take...
Ticketmaster Tells Customer Its Not At Fault For Sites Magecart Malware Pwnage
12th Dec 2018 [33 hours ago] from The Register
Uh, hello? Didnt you put third-party Javascript on a payment page? Ticketmaster is telling its customers that it wasnt to blame for the infection of its site by a strain of the Magecart cred-stealing malware – despite embedding third-party...
China’s Involvement In Marriott Hack Could Raise Trade Tension With U.S., Report Says - The Mercury News
12th Dec 2018 [17 hours ago] from Google News
China’s involvement in Marriott hack could raise trade tension with U.S., report saysThe Mercury NewsNo hacked Marriott data has posted on dark web — one clue China may have been behind breach, experts sayChicago TribuneUS believes...
Shamoon Variant Lead Suspect In Hack On Oil Firm Saipem
12th Dec 2018 [21 hours ago] from iTnews
Hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem crippled more than 300 computers.
Middlesex CC Works To Fend Off Hackers
11th Dec 2018 [46 hours ago] from Topix
In the wake of another community college losing more than $800,000 through a phishing scheme, Middlesex Community College is taking steps to prevent such a serious breach from happening in its own computer system. In a Monday memo sent...
2018s Most High-profile Cryptocurrency Catastrophes And Cyberattacks
11th Dec 2018 [2 days ago] from ZDNet
We explore the worst high-profile cyberattacks, data breaches, vulnerabilities, and cases of fraud to strike the cryptocurrency space over 2018.
Googles Pichai Says People Know How Much Android Snoops (really?)
11th Dec 2018 [2 days ago] from ZDNet
Opinion: In his Congressional testimony, Googles CEO answers questions like an engineer. Its not persuasive.
Google CEO Faces House Grilling On Breach, China Censorship
11th Dec 2018 [2 days ago] from SecurityWeek
WASHINGTON (AP) — Googles CEO faces a grilling from U.S. lawmakers on how the web search giant handled an alarming data breach and whether it may bend to Chinese government censorship demands. read more
Scientists Reconstruct Skeleton Of Terrifying, Prehistoric Marsupial Lion - CNET
12th Dec 2018 [17 hours ago] from CNET News
New fossil evidence paints a picture of an apex predator, as big as a lion, that terrorized ancient Australian forests.
Windows Kernel Vulnerability Exploited In Attacks
11th Dec 2018 [47 hours ago] from SecurityWeek
Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday updates for December 2018 address nearly 40 vulnerabilities, including a zero-day flaw affecting the Windows kernel. read more
SAP Patches Critical Vulnerability In Hybris Commerce
12th Dec 2018 [31 hours ago] from SecurityWeek
SAP this week released its December 2018 set of security updates to address a dozen vulnerabilities in its products, including a Critical flaw in Hybris Commerce. read more
Adobe Patches 87 Vulnerabilities In Acrobat Software
11th Dec 2018 [47 hours ago] from SecurityWeek
The December 2018 Patch Tuesday updates released by Adobe address a total of 87 vulnerabilities affecting the company’s Acrobat software. read more
IT Firms, Telcos Among Dozens Hacked In New Info-stealing Malware Attack
11th Dec 2018 [2 days ago] from ZDNet
Seedworm hacking operation adopts new techniques to speed up attacks - but its come at a cost thats allowed researchers to uncover their activity.