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NSA Urges SysAdmins to Replace Obsolete TLS Protocols

The NSA released new guidance providing system administrators with the tools to update outdated TLS protocols.
Threatpost 7 Jan 2021 866 Views

WhatsApp Will Delete Your Account If You Don't Agree Sharing Data With Facebook

"Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA," opens WhatsApp's privacy policy. "Since we started WhatsApp, we've aspired to build our Services with a set of strong privacy principles in mind." But come February 8, 2021, this...
The Hacker News 7 Jan 2021 82041 Views

Happy New Year: Jan 1, 2021 security cert expiration causes havoc for some Check Point VPN users

Outdated clients stop working, organizations with thousands of end-points told to switch out .sys files It wasn't the best of New Year's Day mornings for some Check Point customers; in addition to possible hangovers, those who lagged with their patching...
The Register 5 Jan 2021 81903 Views

Secret Backdoor Account Found in Several Zyxel Firewall, VPN Products

Zyxel has released a patch to address a critical vulnerability in its firmware concerning a hardcoded, undocumented secret account that could be abused by an attacker to login with administrative privileges and compromise its networking devices. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2020-29583 (...
The Hacker News 5 Jan 2021 83211 Views

A Google Docs Bug Could Have Allowed Hackers See Your Private Documents

Google has patched a bug in its feedback tool incorporated across its services that could be exploited by an attacker to potentially steal screenshots of sensitive Google Docs documents simply by embedding them in a malicious website. The flaw was discovered on July 9 by security researcher Sreeram...
The Hacker News 29 Dec 2020 91352 Views

New 5G Network Flaws Let Attackers Track Users' Locations and Steal Data

The Hacker News 16 Dec 2020 92111 Views

Ransomware Attackers Using SystemBC Malware With RAT and Tor Proxy

The Hacker News 16 Dec 2020 92130 Views

Amnesia:33 — Critical TCP/IP Flaws Affect Millions of IoT Devices

The Hacker News 11 Dec 2020 92064 Views

Several Unpatched Popular Android Apps Put Millions of Users at Risk of Hacking

The Hacker News 3 Dec 2020 91968 Views

TrickBot Malware Gets UEFI/BIOS Bootkit Feature to Remain Undetected

The Hacker News 3 Dec 2020 91905 Views