- Friday, 29 January 2016
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Angler exploit kit now hooking execs with Xmas Flash hole
The Angler exploit kit is again sailing the cyber seas and pillaging with impunity, adding one of the more recent machine-hijacking Flash holes to its arsenal. The integration of Adobe Flash vulnerability (CVE-2015-8651) patched last month solidifies Angler's position as the most popular and effective exploit kit on underground criminal markets. Chinese security researcher known as ThreatBook reports the exploit kit is being used in phishing attacks under the so-called DarkHotel campaign.
Those attacks also involve the compromising of hotel networks in order to compromise executives who connect to Wi-Fi. Read more...
Apple Can Still Read Your End-to-End Encrypted iMessages!
If you are backing up your data using iCloud Backup, then you need you watch your steps NOW! There are still hundreds of Millions of Apple users whose data are stored on Apple's servers in plain text even after Apple's end-to-end encryption practice.
If you have enabled iCloud Backup on your Apple devices, the copies of all your messages, photographs and every important data stored on your device, are encrypted on iCloud using a key controlled by the company , and not you. This allows Apple, and hence anyone who breaks into your account, to see your personal and confidential data. Read more...