Bradley Barth

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Machines running popular AV software go unresponsive after Microsoft Windows update
Anti-government hackers with espionage-capabilities active in Ukraine

Anti-government hackers with espionage-capabilities active in Ukraine

Ukrainian government targetted by a spear-phishing-based malware campaign by hackers with "competent cyber-espionage capabilities" calling themselves the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR).

No evidence that Kaspersky Lab products are malicious says European Digital Commissioner

No evidence that Kaspersky Lab products are malicious says European Digital Commissioner

The European Commission has acknowledged in a public document issued this week that it possesses no evidence to support the notion that software from Russia-based Kaspersky Lab software is malicious.

Don't like trio of Instagram 'helper' apps

Don't like trio of Instagram 'helper' apps

Three Android applications that supposedly helped Instagram account owners increase likes and followers, boost security and improve the overall user experience were actually stealing their data.

Microsoft Outlook, MSN, hotmail compromised, in some cases even content of emails

Microsoft Outlook, MSN, hotmail compromised, in some cases even content of emails

Hackers compromise Microsoft support agent's credentials, allowing unauthorised access to various web-based email services, including Outlook, MSN and Hotmail, for at least three months in 2019.

Dragonblood vulnerabilities found in WPA3 Wi-Fi protocol

Dragonblood vulnerabilities found in WPA3 Wi-Fi protocol

The WPA3 Wi-Fi protocol has been found to contain vulnerabilities, including time- and cache-based side-channel flaws that could ultimately allow adversaries to recover passwords.

Two thirds of hotels leak guest booking data

Two thirds of hotels leak guest booking data

A study of 1,500 hotels in 54 countries found that 67% of their websites leak booking reference codes to third-party partners, allowing them to potentially access guests' booking details and personal information.

New APT framework - TajMahal, and Middle East threat actors exposed by Kaspersky

New APT framework - TajMahal, and Middle East threat actors exposed by Kaspersky

Kaspersky Lab's Singapore summit reports reveal a newly discovered sophisticated APT framework; another details the recent operations of the threat actor known as Gaza Cybergang Group1.

GOSSIPGIRL Stuxnet group had '4th man;' unknown version of Flame & Duqu found

GOSSIPGIRL Stuxnet group had '4th man;' unknown version of Flame & Duqu found

Research into the Stuxnet attacks turned up several new discoveries, including a possible 4th collaborator in the clandestine operation, as well as previously unknown versions of Flame and Duqu malware.

Israel election 'hack' under investigation

Israel election 'hack' under investigation

Israeli authorities are reportedly investigating a hacker's claims on Twitter that he successfully breached the country's voter registry in the days leading up to today's 2019 legislative election.