Computer, Internet Security

Hackers Exploiting Microsoft signature verification to drop Zloader Malware

Hackers Exploiting Microsoft signature verification to drop Zloader Malware

The Malsmoke hacking group is now abusing a vulnerability in Microsoft’s e-signature verification tool to deploy malware and steal user data. An ongoing ZLoader malware campaign has been uncovered exploiting remote monitoring tools and a nine-year-old flaw concerning Microsoft’s digital signature verification to siphon user credentials and sensitive information. Zloader (aka Terdot and DELoader) is …

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Endpoint-Security

Unified endpoint management automation software to boost endpoint security

Endpoints are constantly connected to the internet, so they offer a gateway for cyberattacks. Endpoint security is simply the process of protecting your endpoints, be it inside or outside the corporate network. This thwarts any deliberate exploitation via cyberattacks. You can easily protect your endpoints by employing endpoint security software, patching devices regularly, implementing proper security …

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Gmail Now supports email logo authentication BIMI

Gmail Now supports email logo authentication BIMI

Google LLC today announced a small but potentially important email security update. Gmail is officially rolling out support for email logo authentication BIMI (Brand Indicators for Message Identification), a year after it first announced plans for a BIMI pilot for Gmail. You may now see brand logos in your Gmail inbox thanks to a new agreement …

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Firefox 88 start disabling FTP with removal set for Firefox 90

Firefox 88 start disabling FTP with removal set for Firefox 90

Firefox 88 update has disabled File Transfer Protocol (FTP) support completely from the browser. The handling of clicking on FTP links from within Firefox will soon be passed to other applications, as Mozilla will rip out Firefox’s FTP implementation. Mozilla announced its intention to disable support for the FTP protocol last year, but the plan was …

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Brave browser disables Google's FLoC ad-tracking technology

Brave browser disables Google’s FLoC ad-tracking technology

Brave, a Chromium-based browser, has removed FLoC, Google’s controversial alternative identifier to third-party cookies for tracking users across websites. Brave Software, which offers open-source web browser Brave, said it would block Google’s new FloC (Federated Learning of Cohorts) ad-tracking technology. “The worst aspect of FLoC is that it materially harms user privacy, under the guise …

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Chrome will soon use HTTPS automatically when users type URL without prefix

Chrome will soon use HTTPS automatically when users type URL without prefix

Google’s developers are some of the most enthusiastic promoters of browser security features over the past few years and, along with Firefox and Tor browsers, have often followed the many changes that have made browsers what they are today. From pioneering features like Site Isolation and working secretly to the CA / B Forum to …

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DuckDuckGo passes 100M daily search queries for the first time in 12 years

DuckDuckGo passes 100M daily search queries for the first time in 12 years

DuckDuckGo reaches a historic milestone in a week when both Signal and Telegram saw a huge influx of new users. As people move on to secure messaging apps like Telegram and Signal, privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has surpassed 100 million daily search queries for the first time in its 12-year-old history. Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo …

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Firefox 'network partitioning' as a new anti-tracking defense system roll out in Jan 2021

Firefox ‘network partitioning’ as a new anti-tracking defense system roll out in Jan 2021

Firefox’s “network partitioning” feature will roll out in v85, which is scheduled for January 2021. Firefox 85, scheduled to be rolled out next month, in January 2021, will send using a feature called Network Partitioning as a new form of anti-tracking protection. The feature relies on”Client-Side Storage Partitioning,” a new standard developed by the World …

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Proof of concept exploit code published for new Kerberos Bronze Bit attack

Proof of concept exploit code published for new Kerberos Bronze Bit attack

The Kerberos Bronze Bit attack may allow intruders to bypass authentication and access network services that are sensitive. Proof-of-concept exploits code was released this week to get a brand new attack technique that may skip the Kerberos authentication protocol in Windows surroundings and allow intruders to access sensitive network-connected services. Called the Bronze Bit assault, …

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Fearing drama, Mozilla opens public consultation Before Global Firefox DoH rollout

Fearing drama, Mozilla opens public consultation Before Global Firefox DoH rollout

Mozilla has started now a public opinion and consultation period regarding how it might enable support for its contentious privacy-centric DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) protocol within Firefox. The browser manufacturer’s decision to start a rare public consultation period comes after the company faced criticism this past year in the united kingdom because of its plans to encourage …

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