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Firefox Drops F-Bomb on Zero-Day JavaScript-Triggering Vulnerability

Earlier this week, Firefox announced that an emergency patch had been released for what appeared to be a JavaScript-triggering vulnerability. According to Philip Martin, Coinbase’s head of cybersecurity, the flaw, which shall remain nameless henceforth, initially targeted Coinbase, a secure platform for buying and selling cryptocurrencies like Ethereum or the …

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Dell SupportAssist Vulnerable to Takeovers. Update Your PC Now!

Dell urges all customers to update their SupportAssist software ASAP. The announcement comes after a cybersecurity company identified a vulnerability that allows hackers to completely take over a PC. According to Dell, the problems affect both business and home PCs. Is there another doctor in the house? For those of …

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NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab Hacked with Raspberry Pie Nanocomputer

We really don’t need to fear the little green man with lasers when we’ve got a bigger threat right here, on earth. A recently published report from NASA’s Office of Inspector General reveals that the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s IT infrastructure has been compromised in early April 2018. The investigators discovered …

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Amcrest HD Cameras Prone to Complete Takeover, Cybersecurity Company Reveals

Amcrest, the company that manufactures live-stream surveillance cameras, has just disclosed that two zero-day vulnerabilities have been identified. The bugs, which are apparently confined to the IPM-721S models, allow complete take-over of the cameras. Both the company and the cybersecurity company who identified the flaws urge consumers to download and …

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Fake Crypto Wallets Apps Removed from Google Play Store

Google Play Store has recently begun what one would call the great app purging. Ever since BTC prices have gone through the roof, hundreds of fake crypto apps surfaced in Google’s Play Store. Disguised into legit crypto wallets, these apps only phish the users’ credentials without making a single deposit …

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Security Researcher Reveals Windows 10 Zero-Day Vulnerability

A security researcher has recently revealed a major Windows 10 vulnerability that could potentially give a hacker full access to a computer. The researcher, which goes by the GitHub handle SandboxEscaper, said that the exploit had been successfully tested on machines running the 32- and 64-bit version of Windows 10. …

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Google Announces Bug Fix for Stored Plain-Text Passwords Issue

Earlier this week, Google wrote in its Cloud blog that a zero-day vulnerability had been identified and fix. The issue, which dates back to Gmail Suite’s 2005, would store plain-text passwords on a server that could have been easily targeted by hackers. Why would Google store plain-text passwords? In or …

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