Malware Exploits in Microsoft Office

Read the original article: The Hacker News Written 19 January 2018 A new type of malware named Zyklon has been found, and it leverages vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Office suite to create a botnet of infected computers. Zyklon has been around since 2016, only recently resurfacing. Zyklon creates a botnet and uses an anonymous connection …

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Apple ID Prompt Could Be Abused for Phishing

Read the original article: The Guardian Written 16 November 2017 A while back, I wrote a piece detailing the potential security issues that the new Face ID feature could create with the iPhone X. Recently, another potential security problem has been discovered within iOS itself. As anyone with an iPhone can probably attest, the smartphone …

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$300M in Digital Currency Lost… Accidentally.

Read the original article: The Guardian Written 9 November 2017 A number of bugs in Ethereum, a digital wallet service, has caused a massive amount of the software's digital currency being lost after a developer took control of over $300 million... by mistake. Ethereum stores its digital currency, called Ether, into virtual wallets developed by …

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Malaysian Data Breach

Read the original article: BBC Written 2 November 2017 It was recently discovered that an individual was trying to sell private information for bitcoin in Malaysia. The private information was obtained from twelve different Malaysian mobile companies and contained information on roughly 46 million mobile subscribers. Data was also stolen from multiple¬† medical institutions. The …

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