Europol and Eurojust in massive joint operation against cybercriminals

Europol and Eurojust in massive joint operation against cybercriminals

The police has captured lots of suspects in a global investigation into a cybercrime group that tapped millions of Euros from targets’ accounts in an identity theft scam. Tripwire reported that, 49 suspects were arrested by Europol European Cybercrime Center in a combined worldwide investigation targeting the shutdown of a main cybercrime ring. The group …

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All Windows versions still vulnerable to 18 year old severe SMB flaw

Windows SMB Security Flaw

New (although, it was discovered already  about 18 years ago) SMB security flaw affects all Windows versions, including Windows 7, Windows 8 and all new Microsoft Windows10. It can trigger data interception automatically and concerns have been increasing on the matter. If you recall the late 90s, there was a serious vulnerability that had emerged …

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Google Has Warned Internet Users of Unauthorized Digital Certificates for Google Domains

Google has warned everyone about unauthorized digital certificates

Google has revealed via a blog post that there have been unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains, which can cause security breaches online. Data interception is the major reason for concerns and this is why the vulnerability of the digital certificates has become known to the public. MCS Holdings is the company that holds …

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How to Set Up a VPN on Windows 7

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If you’re a regular internet user, connecting to the internet through public Wi-Fi, poorly configured wireless networks or unsecured cable network, you probably should consider using a VPN.  Connecting to a VPN is brilliant way to share sensitive files over the internet, unblocking websites and securing privacy in a highly censored web. What is Virtual …

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FREAK security flaw exposes millions of Apple and Google users to Hacking

FREAK Vulnerability

Cryptographers have unearthed a security flaw in OpenSSL that exposes millions of internet users to Man in the middle attacks when accessing secured websites. The Security flaw initially introduced by US government in the 90’s is easy to exploit requiring only an internet connection and few man hours to spare. A FREAK Security flaw in …

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Alleged Man-In-The-Middle Attacks from China Targeting the iCloud

Alleged Man-In-The-Middle Attacks from China Targeting iCloud

Isn’t it ironic? The Chinese State is yet again involved in accusations regarding MITM (man-in-the-middle) attacks against the iCloud. This happens on the very same day when the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been released to the public in China. Although normally the iCloud makes use of a secured SSL certificate, the …

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