Threat Actors and Exploits Top Ten Lists of 2018

AlienVault, an AT&T cyber security company, released a survey with Top Ten lists of security threats in 2018, from CVE numbers to Threat Actors based on the first two quarters of this year. From the table below, we can see a big trend regarding exploitation on Microsoft Office suite.…

Hacker Finds Glaring Vulnerabilities in Apple’s Notification Feature

A buggy new notification feature that was found to contain multiple significant vulnerabilities by a security researcher has seen Apple pullback and disable the feature entirely. Released for users of the iPhone and iPad, Apple introduced a “Notify” button in November 2016, one that provided…

A Flaw Within Samsung's 'Find My Phone' Service Allows Hackers to Remotely Lock Your Device

Samsung users beware, a zero-day flaw was discovered within the Samsung Find My Phone online phone tracking service. The flaw was announced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and discovered by Mohamed Abdelbaset Elnoby (@SymbianSyMoh), an Information Security Evangelist from Egypt. It has been…

Zero-Day Used to Hack the NATO, Ukraine, and Others

A Russian group of hackers is reported to have used a zero-day vulnerability within Windows operating system to spy on such targets as NATO, the Ukrainian and Polish governments, the European Union, and other targets. The vulnerability was named the Sandworm (CVE-2014-4114) by the authors of…