We've seen quite a few articles out there telling you to beware if you use the Safari browser, because attackers can spoof URLs!
CS Digest Section: Software Security
The monthly Microsoft security updates --known as the Patch Tuesday updates-- are out, and this month, the OS maker has fixed 62 security flaws, including a recent zero-day vulnerability that was dumped on Twitter last month, and later adopted by a malware campaign.
Olle and his fellow cyber security consultant Pasi Saarinen recently discovered a new way to physically hack into PCs. According to their research, this method will work against nearly all modern computers. This includes laptops from some of the world's biggest vendors like Dell, Lenovo, and even Apple.
A new Spectre-class attack called SpectreRSB has been revealed by researchers.
Police in Detroit are looking for two suspects who allegedly managed to hack a gas pump and steal over 600 gallons of gasoline, valued at about $1,800. The theft took place in the middle of the day and went on for about 90 minutes, with the gas station attendant unable to thwart the hackers.
Microsoft has updated the list of dangerous files it blocks inside Office 365 documents, and has added the ".SettingContent-ms" file format to that list.
With cyber-attacks on enterprise networks becoming more sophisticated, organizations have stepped up perimeter security by investing in the latest firewall, data and endpoint protection, as well as intrusion prevention technologies. In response, hackers are moving to the path of least resistance and looking for new avenues to exploit. Many security experts
A weird Edge bug that was fixed earlier this month, allows a malicious website to retrieve content from other sites by playing audio files in a malformed manner that produces unintended consequences.
Starting with Android P, device makers will have to pass new security-focused benchmarks for their biometric authentication systems if they want their customers to have a better biometric authentication experience.
Security researchers from Google and Microsoft have found two new variants of the Spectre attack that affects processors made by AMD, ARM, IBM, and Intel.