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In what’s likely to be a goldmine for bad actors, personal information associated with approximately 533 million Facebook users worldwide has been leaked on a popular cybercrime forum for free—which was harvested by hackers in 2019 using a Facebook vulnerability. The leaked data includes full names, Facebook IDs, mobile numbers, locations, email addresses, gender, occupation, …

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Almost 10 days after application security company F5 Networks released patches for critical vulnerabilities in its BIG-IP and BIG-IQ products, adversaries have begun opportunistically mass scanning and targeting exposed and unpatched networking devices to break into enterprise networks. News of in the wild exploitation development comes on the heels of a proof-of-concept exploit code that …

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Researchers have discovered a new side-channel that they say can be reliably exploited to leak information from web browsers that could then be leveraged to track users even when JavaScript is completely disabled. “This is a side-channel attack which doesn’t require any JavaScript to run,” the researchers said. “This means script blockers cannot stop it. …

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With browser makers steadily clamping down on third-party tracking, advertising technology companies are increasingly embracing a DNS technique to evade such defenses, thereby posing a threat to web security and privacy. Called CNAME Cloaking, the practice of blurring the distinction between first-party and third-party cookies not only results in leaking sensitive private information without users’ …

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On August 13, 2016, a hacking unit calling itself “The Shadow Brokers” announced that it had stolen malware tools and exploits used by the Equation Group, a sophisticated threat actor believed to be affiliated to the Tailored Access Operations (TAO) unit of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Although the group has since signed off …

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Cybersecurity researchers have warned of a publicly available fully-functional exploit that could be used to target SAP enterprise software. The exploit leverages a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-6207, that stems from a missing authentication check in SAP Solution Manager (SolMan) version 7.2 SAP SolMan is an application management and administration solution that offers end-to-end application lifecycle …

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Cybersecurity firms Sophos and ReversingLabs on Monday jointly released the first-ever production-scale malware research dataset to be made available to the general public that aims to build effective defenses and drive industry-wide improvements in security detection and response. “SoReL-20M” (short for Sophos-ReversingLabs – 20 Million), as it’s called, is a dataset containing metadata, labels, and …

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Critical flaws in a core networking library powering Valve’s online gaming functionality could have allowed malicious actors to remotely crash games and even take control over affected third-party game servers. “An attacker could remotely crash an opponent’s game client to force a win or even perform a ‘nuclear rage quit’ and crash the Valve game …

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A week after cybersecurity researchers disclosed a flaw in the popular GO SMS Pro messaging app, it appears the developers of the app are silently taking steps to fix the issue from behind the scenes. The security misstep made it possible for an attacker to come up with a trivial script to access media files …

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Set of must-have online security tools that we believe may make a real difference to your cybersecurity program and improve your 2021 budget planning. In September, Gartner published a list of “Top 9 Security and Risk Trends for 2020” putting a bold emphasis on the growing complexity and size of the modern threat landscape. Incomplete …