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Study finds nearly half of web applications put user data at risk

Despite the increased awareness of cyber-security and high profile data breaches, a recent study revealed nearly half of web applications place users' personal data at risk of theft and all of them contained at least one vulnerability.

OceanLotus hacker group launches malicious MacOS backdoor

Researchers at Trend Micro have discovered how the hacker group OceanLotus, which is also known in cyber-security as APT 32, APT-C-00, SeaLotus, and Cobalt Kitty, is using a new backdoor to target MacOS computers.

Maritine industries target of suspected Chinese cyber-espionage group

The suspected Chinese cyber-espionage group dubbed "TEMP.Periscope" is targeting US engineering and maritime industries in its latest campaign.

Two East Asian APT groups stage cyber-espionage attacks

OceanLotus hits targets in Southeast Asia, while PlugX malware steals pharmaceutical data. APT groups are targeting high-profile corporate and government targets in Southeast Asia, security researchers have discovered.

'Kill switch' counters the memcached vulnerability

A newly discovered "kill switch" effectively counters the memcached vulnerability that led recently to massive DDoS attacks at specific targets including national security agencies, reports Corero Network Security.