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Google Rolls Out New Chrome Browser Update to Patch Yet Another Zero-Day Vulnerability

Search giant Google on Friday released an out-of-band security update to fix a new actively exploited zero-day flaw in its Chrome web browser. The high-severity flaw, tracked as CVE-2022-4262, concerns a type confusion bug in the V8 JavaScript engine. Clement Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has been credited with reporting the issue on November 29, 2022. Type confusion…

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Major password manager suffers another security breach

LastPass maintains that passwords remain safely encrypted. Password manager LastPass announced Wednesday it had suffered its second data breach in three months. CEO Karim Toubba said the company recently detected unusual activity within a third-party cloud storage service that is shared by LastPass and affiliate GoTo. He said an investigation was immediately launched into the incident by security firm Mandiant…

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New ransomware encrypts files, then steals your Discord account

The new ‘AXLocker’ ransomware family is not only encrypting victims’ files and demanding a ransom payment but also stealing the Discord accounts of infected users. When a user logs into Discord with their credentials, the platform sends back a user authentication token saved on the computer. This token can then be used to log in as the user or…

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Worok hackers hide new malware in PNGs using steganography

A threat group tracked as ‘Worok’ hides malware within PNG images to infect victims’ machines with information-stealing malware without raising alarms. This has been confirmed by researchers at Avast, who built upon the findings of ESET, the first to spot and report on Worok’s activity in early September 2022. ESET warned that Worok targeted high-profile victims, including government entities in…

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FBI warns about ongoing Google Voice authentication scams

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says Americans who share their phone number online are being targeted by Google Voice authentication scams. As the federal law enforcement agency explains, the fraudsters are targeting those who have posted their phone number as a form of contact when trying to sell various items on online marketplaces or social media apps. “Recently, we…

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Oduwacoin partners with Crypto.com!

ODUWACOIN RSS FEED INTEGRATED WITH CRYPTO.COM’S PRICE PAGE  Through Crypto.com’s Oduwacoin price page, you can now directly access Oduwa’s RSS news feed. This feature will enable Crypto.com users to obtain the latest news and updates on Oduwacoin. Oduwacoin is an autonomous decentralized cryptocurrency that serves as a medium of exchange to settle transactions for People of African descent and minorities worldwide….

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Massive attack against 1.6 million WordPress sites underway

Wordfence analysts report having detected a massive wave of attacks in the last couple of days, originating from 16,000 IPs and targeting over 1.6 million WordPress sites. The threat actors target four WordPress plugins and fifteen Epsilon Framework themes, one of which has no available patch. Some of the targeted plugins were patched all the way back in 2018, while others…

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Security holes discovered in 9 popular routers – is yours on the list?

Keeping a close eye on your online accounts is incredibly important with scams, hacks, and breaches as common as they are. Your hardware is at risk as well, which is why we always recommend keeping your devices updated. In fact, one of the most indispensable devices in your home can also be one of the most vulnerable. Cyber Security researchers recently examined a…

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AT&T Customers Are Being Infected By A Massive Malware Botnet But User Data Is Allegedly Secure

If you are an AT&T enterprise customer with some older technology on the edge of your network, your infrastructure may be under attack by a Russian botnet dubbed EwDoor. In late October this year, researchers at 360 Netlab discovered a threat actor attacking Edgewater Networks’ devices using the four-year-old CVE-2017-6079. This vulnerability, when exploited, could allow the attacker to…

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Nine WiFi routers used by millions were vulnerable to 226 flaws

WiFi routers

Security researchers analyzed nine popular WiFi routers and found a total of 226 potential vulnerabilities in them, even when running the latest firmware. The tested routers are made by Asus, AVM, D-Link, Netgear, Edimax, TP-Link, Synology, and Linksys, and are used by millions of people. The front-runners in terms of the number of vulnerabilities are the TP-Link Archer AX6000,…

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