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Official Monero site delivers malicious cash-grabbing wallet – Naked Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans On 18 November, somebody swapped out the legitimate command line wallet binaries for the Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency and replaced them with software that stole users’ funds. The malicious versions of the Linux and Windows binaries were first spotted by a user on Monday who noticed that […]

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The cyber security community is still reeling after the revelation of the KRACK security vulnerability that breaks down Wi-Fi encryption. Now it seems another Wi-Fi-based bug has also been discovered. Presented at the global Pwn2Own hacking contest in Tokyo, a team of researchers demonstrated how a […]

Officials push cybersecurity education amid rise in malicious attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans SALT LAKE CITY — Digital security breaches that impact megacompanies like Equifax, Sony or Yahoo tend to dominate headlines when they occur, but it’s far more common for small businesses to fall victim to cybercriminals and, when they do, the results are typically far more catastrophic. […]

Fake Games of Thrones leaks used by hackers to trick fans into downloading malicious files

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With the final episode of the latest season of Game of Thrones airing this week, excitement about the fantasy TV series is at an all time high. Add to that the fact that several episodes were leaked online before the official release date, and you have […]

Malicious Android version Adobe Reader.

The Adobe PDF Reader – android version contains a security bug that could allow an attacker to compromise documents stored in reader and other files stored on the android’s memory card.According to a security researcher the problem is because of few insecure Javascript interfaces.  These Javascript interfaces allow an attacker to run malicious Javascript code […]

One-click/key attack forces IE and Chrome to execute malicious code

  A researcher says he has uncovered a security weakness that can easily trick people into executing malicious code when they use the Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome browsers to visit booby-trapped websites. The attack was recently presented at the Hack in the Box security conference by independent security researcher Rosario Valotta. It exploits weaknesses in the way […]