security (154)

Gigabyte Motherboards have a firmware backdoor

Researchers from Eclypsium have discovered anomalous behavior on systems with motherboards from the Taiwanese company Gigabyte Technology. The UEFI firmware used in these motherboards, without informing the user during system boot, performed substitution and execution of an executable file for the Windows platform. Subsequently, the executed file w...

Kelly · 01 June 2023 · 64

Android becomes a tracker network with a warning about secret trackers

Google will surpass Apple at once when it comes to the reach of Bluetooth trackers. More than 1 billion Android phones help with finding lost items. Google is revamping its "Find my Device" service. By this summer, not only lost Android phones and ta...

Kelly · 11 May 2023 · 137

Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities Grant Local Attackers Root Privileges

Two components of the Linux kernel contain security vulnerabilities that grant local attackers root shell access. A first exploit has been made public. Two components of the Linux kernel are affected by security vulnerabilities that allow local attac...

Den W. · 10 May 2023 · 144 · 1

Warning about new malware: Attackers can access entire Windows systems

Security experts are warning about malware that allows attackers to gain remote access to Windows PCs. We show you how to protect yourself. The security experts from "Bleeping Computer" are warning Windows users about a new malware called "Lobshot."...

Den W. · 04 May 2023 · 86

10 ways to protect yourself from smishing

Mobile phones have revolutionalised how we communicate with each other. We can talk to nearly anyone worldwide, simply by reaching into our pockets. The trouble is that having a phone on you at all times is not only beneficial to you but also to crim...

Alex · 20 April 2023 · 117

Your Main Guide to Vulnerability Assessment and Its Many Types

Vulnerability assessments are used to define, detect, categorize, and prioritize defects and vulnerabilities in applications, devices, and networks that might expose organizations' products, services, code, and applications to attack. Security flaws allow malicious actors to exploit an organization's apps and systems. Comprehensive vulnerability a...

Alex · 30 March 2023 · 44

Top 5 Android Hacking Tools for Penetration Testers

Mobile devices are convenient for our lives and can also be used to commit fraud. According to the latest statistics, 70% of online scams occur through mobile platforms. Staggering. But how to avoid them in the first place? Well, android penetration testing is one of the answers. In the realm of ethical hacking, hacking is used to improve system...

Alex · 11 months ago · 93

Customer Data Security: How to Keep Your Data Secure

It is well established that customer data is one of the most valuable assets that a business can have. At the same time, it is also an asset with one of the highest liabilities. With the increasing importance of digital customer data and the focus on...

Alex · 1 year ago · 94

Can Reverse DNS Boost Security Significantly?

Reverse DNS isn't a term that many people know. If you have ever wanted to know what it is and how its implementation can help boost your security, then keep on reading! We'll cover the purpose of Reverse DNS, how it works, and the value it brings. So, hop on board and let us help you understand how you can use it to boost. History of Reverse DNS...

Alex · 1 year ago · 50

How to Change Netflix Region to Access Geo-Blocked Content?

It goes without saying that US Netflix offers the greatest and most varied selection of material available. Even though you pay a monthly membership, you won't be able to use it if you're in Europe or Asia. The good news is that you no longer have to fly abroad to see your favorite program. Continue reading to learn how to safely change your Netfl...

cornerstone · 1 year ago · 67

Hackers Target iPhones with New Malicious Software

Smartphones like the iPhone produced by Apple are only sometimes safe in locked conditions. If a device has an app called Signal, there's a possibility of the phone getting hacked in the near future. Forbes reports that that's how the forensic team...

Alex · 19 January 2023 · 121

Why Automation is Now Essential in Securely Managing Your Cloud’s Attack Surfaces

As more and more businesses shift to the cloud, automation is becoming an essential component of modern security posture management. This is because the dynamic nature of cloud-based operations makes traditional security methods insufficient for miti...

Alex · 06 January 2023 · 96

Christmas update for Windows: Microsoft fixes 6 critical vulnerabilities

Microsoft traditionally ends the last Patch Tuesday of the year with fewer patches for Windows, Office & Co. This is also the case this year, although the number of closed security holes has rarely been so high. In addition, however, there are always...

Jacob Enderson · 14 December 2022 · 106

How to Achieve Improved Online Security in Internet Banking?

How to Keep Your Internet Banking Safe When online banking initially became available, we know that many of us were afraid to use it because of legitimate security concerns. However, most of us finally agreed that it was quite safe. After that, inter...

Alex · 07 December 2022 · 95

Why Should Cybersecurity Be Your Priority in 2022?

Cyber security incidents are something out of a bad dream, and you wouldn’t want to face this nightmare anytime soon. But unfortunately, these incidents are increasing in sophistication and frequency. Hackers and cybercriminals constantly targe...

Alex · 30 November 2022 · 85

Security threats every software developer should be aware of

Working as a security developer comes with many perks. Flexible working opportunities, a high-demand market, a promising salary, and a bright future ahead of you are just some advantages of the job. However, many people don't know how...

Alex · 15 November 2022 · 67