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Vulnerability in Trend Micro Password Manager endangers Windows users

Vulnerability in Trend Micro

SafeBreach researchers found a vulnerability in the Trend Micro Password Manager. Using this security issue, an attacker can strengthen his presence in an attacked Windows system. The attack vector exists due to the fact that the Trend Micro Password Manager Central Control Service (PwmSvc.exe file) is launched with the rights of the most privileged Windows account – NT Authority\System. “This …

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Researchers introduced a system for assessing the probability of exploiting vulnerabilities in real attacks

Exploit Prediction Scoring System

As you probably know, all systems are vulnerable. Annually, CVE identifiers are assigned to thousands of discovered vulnerabilities, and it’s almost impossible to monitor every new one. Exploit Prediction Scoring System maybe solve these problems How to understand which companies correct immediately, and which ones can be put on hold, specialists tried to figure out at the Black Hat USA …

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Researchers estimate that 1.2 billion of Apple’s devices are not protected from MitM attacks

AWDL vulnerability in Apple devices

Researchers at Darmstadt Technical University claim that the Apple Wireless Direct Link Protocol (AWDL) contains vulnerabilities that endangers more than 1.2 billion devices. Using these gaps, an attacker can track users, disable devices, or intercept files transferred between devices (man-in-the-middle, MitM). Experts from Darmstadt Technical University began analyzing the Apple Wireless Direct Link protocol last year. Though Apple launched AWDL …

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Vulnerability in ProFTPD allows coping files without permission and executing arbitrary code

ProFTPD servers are vulnerable

German researcher Tobias Mädel discovered that, under certain conditions, ProFTPD servers are vulnerable to remote code execution and information disclosure attacks. The root of the problem lies in the mod_copy module bug, which allows arbitrary files copying. Most often, this module is enabled by default. “All versions of ProFTPd up to and including 1.3.6 (the problem extends to 1.3.6 only …

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On GitHub published a detailed analysis of BlueKeep vulnerability that simplifies creation of exploits

As part of the May “Tuesday updates”, Microsoft fixed the critical vulnerability CVE-2019-0708 (also known as BlueKeep) related to the operation of Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and RDP. Although the technical details of the problem were not disclosed due to its high level of threat, it is known that with the help of this bug attackers can execute arbitrary code …

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What to do if your Facebook account got hacked?

Millions of computer users of various countries today use Facebook, a truly innovative communication tool and a real masterpiece of Mark Zuckerberg. Sadly, cyber hackers these days invent various methods of hacking Facebook accounts. In many cases Facebook account can be hacked when users click a link that leads to a fake Facebook signup page, or login page. It outwardly …

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Google redirect virus removal tool

Right now many users worldwide experience the major and quite a serious problem. This is the issue of their search engine requests being redirected to other annoying and unwanted sites, and this is surely a challenge for many security sites to assist users in elimination of the causes for such undesirable behavior of their PCs. It is worth mentioning that …

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Beware of viruses spread via Facebook and other social networks

As you may know, the Internet is not so safe at present time. A lot of hackers can figure out numerous ways spreading different malicious programs if they want. And that is exactly what they do nowadays. We can catch viruses through different ways such as by uploading some program. And it can be not suspicious at all, but our …

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