A version of TrickBot spotted recently shows interest in data that is peculiar for the normal scope of banking trojans: the Windows system reliability and performance information.
Web developers can use the SpeechSynthesis API to convert text on a web page into synthesized audio speech. While this feature is great for accessibility and audio queues, it is being abused by advertisements and low quality/scammy web sites.
This week we had some new variants of common ransomware infections such as Dharma and Matrix. Otherwise, it has predominantly been small variants that were either created as a test or have minimal distribution.
Microsoft was experimenting with ads Mail app ads in Brazil, Canada, Australia, and India to get user feedback on ads in Mail. Microsoft confirmed on Twitter that this is an experimental feature that was never intended to be tested broadly and is now being turned off.
A new tech support scam trick is underway that utilizes Facebook's Sharer dialog to scare a user into thinking that their Facebook account has an issue. The scammers then hope that the user will be scared into calling the listed phone number.
A person or group claiming to have hacked ProtonMail and stolen "significant" amounts of data has posted a lengthy ransom demand with some wild claims to an anonymous Pastebin. ProtonMail states it's complete BS.
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A bug in the way Gmail handles the structure of the 'from:' header allows placing of an arbitrary email address in the sender field.
Watching a video on YouTube in full screen is the optimal way to use the site, but it prevents you from using other features such as comments and the rest of the site A new feature has been released today by YouTube that allows you to watch a video in full screen, but at the same time, scroll down and view the site.
Mozilla's has added a new feature to their desktop Quantum Browser that displays a warning from Firefox Monitor when visiting a site that previously had a data breach. These warnings are designed to alert people about possible concerns and to suggest they check their email to see if it was part of the breach.
Adversaries looking for an easy way to mine for cryptocurrency are actively targeting publicly exposed Docker services. They use a malicious script capable to scan the network in search of vulnerable hosts and compromise them.
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Windows 10 19H1 Build 18282 is now available to Insiders in Fast and Skip Ahead Rings. Today's preview update for Windows 10 brings a light theme to Start Menu, Taskbar, Action Center and other elements.
iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, and Xiaomi Mi6 all fell at the hands of hackers that found bugs in various components and crafted exploits that allowed complete take over of the targeted device.
A MageCart credit card skimming attack has been discovered on the online store for the Infowars web site. Visitors who purchased anything on the store while the malicious code was present, would have had their payment information sent to the attacker's server in Lithuania.
Southeast Asia is the most actively attacked region, accordingly to Cyber Security firm, Group-IB. Their annual Hi-Tech Crime Trends Report 2018 advises: "In just one year, 21 state-sponsored groups were detected in this area, which is more than in the United States and Europe."
A zero-day vulnerability in certain editions of Windows operating system helped at least one advanced threat group increase their privileges on compromised machines until Microsoft patched it with this month's release of security updates.
The security posture of the Office of Personnel Management has improved drastically and by the end of the year, the agency is on track to meeting almost all recommendations the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) made over the past two years. Full compliance is expected by the end of 2019.
Adobe has published their monthly Patch Tuesday updates for the month of November 2018. These updates are for Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat and Reader, and Photoshop CC.