/Tag:Hack

Attacks against enterprise networks went up 40% in 2017

According to the research of a verified source, 2017 contained one of the highest increases in attacks against enterprise networks ever recorded. Over 12 months, 28% of industrial enterprises in the world were attacked in some way - in 2016 that number was only 20%.. These figures confirm the forecasts of security experts that in [...]

By | 2018-01-30T11:36:10+00:00 January 30th, 2018|IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on Attacks against enterprise networks went up 40% in 2017

A flash drive that can blow up your computer?

A developer has found a way to modify the USB drive in such a way as to cause it to explode after being connected to a computer. The programmer, going by the pseudonym MG, designed a self-destroying "USB flash drive" from a normal USB drive with the possibility of installing malicious code on the victim's [...]

By | 2018-01-24T15:19:23+00:00 January 24th, 2018|IT Security|Comments Off on A flash drive that can blow up your computer?

Windows and Linux Servers Vulnerable to Virus-Mining

Specialists in cybersecurity from the IT Check Point companies, Ixia and Certego found that more than 700 servers on Windows and Linux are infected with the malicious software RubyMiner, used for the latent mining of cryptocurrency. The first attacks were noticed last week, but the epidemic took on a new face only a few days ago. Cybersecurity [...]

By | 2018-01-18T11:10:29+00:00 January 18th, 2018|IT news and stories, IT Security|Comments Off on Windows and Linux Servers Vulnerable to Virus-Mining

Be careful, a malicious link could crash your iPhone.

If you send a malicious link that has spread to Twitter on iPhone, the device will freeze or go into reboot. The "Messages" application will then stop working. The scary part is you don't even need to click on the link to activate it, just being sent the link can be enough to crash the [...]

By | 2018-01-18T10:59:05+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Cell Phones|Comments Off on Be careful, a malicious link could crash your iPhone.

How to tell if you’re being spied on by a drone

Israeli experts from Ben-Gurion University and Weizmann Research Institute have developed a technique to determine when a drone is following an object. They  experimented using a varity of drones and flash, or a light that can rapidly light up then darken an area.  According to them, if the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) is actually observing [...]

By | 2018-01-15T15:07:24+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Hardware News|Comments Off on How to tell if you’re being spied on by a drone

The biggest computer bug ever has a little brother, and its even more pervasive then before

If you're a passionate concurrent follower of the news on this blog, as Im sure thousands of you are out there, you more likely then not saw my article about the meltdown bug that was in all the news last week.  But for those uninitiated, I'll recap briefly.  It was discovered that their was a [...]

By | 2018-01-08T18:14:42+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Cell Phones, Hardware News, IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on The biggest computer bug ever has a little brother, and its even more pervasive then before

Quantum Phone: Ensuring your calls are kept private

Protection of personal data in our days is carried out in a variety of ways. This question is especially relevant in light of the fact that any personal information, as a rule, is of interest to someone. Whether they want a financial gain or they want to hold your information hostage the threats are real. Researchers from the [...]

By | 2017-12-13T13:54:40+00:00 December 13th, 2017|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Quantum Phone: Ensuring your calls are kept private

MacOS High Sierra: A Fatal Flaw.

A huge flaw has recently been discovered in the newest operating system High Sierra on Apple laptops and desktops. This flaw gives a would be attacker the ability to access the admin rights to your system without a password. In fact, the only word needed is "root." After the initial login the assailant wont have [...]

By | 2017-11-28T18:05:02+00:00 November 28th, 2017|IT News, IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on MacOS High Sierra: A Fatal Flaw.

Android exploit shows your screen to anyone

Specialists MWR Labs spoke up recently about a new, rather interesting vector of attacks on Android-devices. The researchers claim that their attack will work against gadgets running Lollipop, Marshmallow and Nougat, which is about 77.5% of all devices running the android operating system. The key component of the attack is the service MediaProjection, a program [...]

By | 2017-11-27T09:46:55+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Cell Phones, IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on Android exploit shows your screen to anyone

Microsoft patches 17 year old Office vulnerability

As part of the "Tuesday Updates," Microsoft released security updates that address 53 vulnerabilities in the manufacturer's products, including the CVE-2017-11882. This has been a problem in Microsoft Office for over 17 years. The vulnerability allows executing malicious code without interaction of the user and is present in all versions of the software. The vulnerability, [...]

By | 2017-11-17T09:35:00+00:00 November 17th, 2017|IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on Microsoft patches 17 year old Office vulnerability