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New Android Malware Apps Use Motion Sensor to Evade Detection

Even after so many efforts by Google for preventing its Play Store from malware, shady apps somehow managed to fool its anti-malware protections and get into its service to infect Android users with malware.
Two such Android apps have recently been spotted on the Google Play Store by security researchers with the Trend...

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Google DNS Service (8.8.8.8) Now Supports DNS-over-TLS Security

Almost every activity on the Internet starts with a DNS query, a key function of the Internet that works as an Internet's directory where your device looks up for the server IP addresses after you enter a human-readable web address (e.g., thehackernews.com).
Since DNS queries are sent in clear text over UDP or TCP without...

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German Police Seek Help In Finding Parcel Bomber With MAC Address

German police are seeking your help in gathering information related to a MAC address that could lead to the cell phone device used by a DHL blackmailer who last year parceled out bombs at different addresses in Brandenburg and Berlin.
Between November 2017 and April 2018, someone used German parcel delivery service DHL to...

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NSA to release its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool for free

The United States' National Security Agency (NSA) is planning to release its internally developed reverse engineering tool for free at the upcoming RSA security conference 2019 that will be held in March in San Francisco.
The existence of the framework, dubbed GHIDRA, was first publicly revealed by WikiLeaks in CIA Vault 7...

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Hacker Discloses New Unpatched Windows Zero-Day Exploit On Twitter

A security researcher with Twitter alias SandboxEscaper today released proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for a new zero-day vulnerability affecting Microsoft's Windows operating system.
SandboxEscaper is the same researcher who previously publicly dropped exploits for two Windows zero-day vulnerabilities, leaving all Windows...

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Mayday! NASA Warns Employees of Personal Information Breach

Another day, another data breach. This time it's the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
NASA today confirmed a data breach that may have compromised personal information of some of its current and former employees after at least one of the agency's servers was hacked.
In an internal memo...

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Critical Code Execution Flaw Found in LIVE555 Streaming Library

Security researchers have discovered a serious code execution vulnerability in the LIVE555 streaming media library—which is being used by popular media players, along with a number of embedded devices capable of streaming media.
LIVE555 streaming media, developed and maintained by Live Networks, is a set of C++ libraries...

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16-Year-Old Teen Hacked Apple Servers, Stole 90GB of Secure Files

Well, there's something quite embarrassing for Apple fans.
Though Apple servers are widely believed to be unhackable, a 16-year-old high school student proved that nothing is impossible.
The teenager from Melbourne, Australia, managed to break into Apple servers and downloaded some 90GB of secure files, including extremely...