Cybersecurity

Second Log4j Vulnerability New Patch Released

Second Log4j Vulnerability New Patch Released

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has pushed out a new fix for the Log4j logging utility after the previous patch for the recently disclosed Log4Shell exploit was deemed as “incomplete in certain non-default configurations.” The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has pushed out a new fix for the Log4j logging utility after the previous patch for the recently …

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Critical Log4J Vulnerability

Critical Log4J Vulnerability

The Apache Software Foundation has released fixes to contain an actively exploited zero-day vulnerability affecting the widely-used Apache Log4j Java-based logging library that could be weaponized to execute malicious code and allow a complete takeover of vulnerable systems. Tracked as CVE-2021-44228 and by the monikers Log4Shell or LogJam, the issue concerns a case of unauthenticated, remote code execution (RCE) on …

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Kali Linux 2021.4 released with 9 new tools and Apple M1 support

Kali Linux 2021.4 released with 9 new tools and Apple M1 support

Kali Linux 2021.4 was released today by Offensive Security and includes further Apple M1 support, increased Samba compatibility, nine new tools, and an update for all three main desktop. Kali Linux is a Linux distribution allowing cybersecurity professionals and ethical hackers to perform penetration testing and security audits against internal and remote networks. With this release, …

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Malicious KMSPico Windows Activator Stealing Users Cryptocurrency Wallets

Malicious KMSPico Windows Activator Stealing Users Cryptocurrency Wallets

Users looking to activate Windows without using a digital license or a product key are being targeted by tainted installers to deploy malware ( KMSPico ) designed to plunder credentials and other information in cryptocurrency wallets. The malware, dubbed “CryptBot,” is an information stealer capable of obtaining credentials for browsers, cryptocurrency wallets, browser cookies, credit …

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Robinhood Trading App Suffers Data Breach Exposing 7 Million Users Information

Robinhood Trading App Suffers Data Breach Exposing 7 Million Users Information

Robinhood on Monday disclosed a security breach affecting approximately 7 million customers, roughly a third of its user base, that resulted in unauthorized access of personal information by an unidentified threat actor. The commission-free stock trading and investing platform said the incident happened “late in the evening of November 3,” adding it’s in the process of …

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What Happened to Facebook, Instagram, & WhatsApp?

What Happened to Facebook, Instagram, & WhatsApp?

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger are back online, after the platforms suffered a massive global outage on Monday, affecting tens of millions of users around the world. The Facebook-owned platforms all crashed early on Monday evening, blocking users from accessing their services. Facebook’s internal systems used by employees also reportedly went down. WhatsApp users on …

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Hack Tutorial #5: Free Cyber Security Basics Course

Hack Tutorial #5: Free Cyber Security Basics Course

Introduction to Cyber Security Learn cyber security basics with this Introduction to Cyber Security course. This course is designed for beginners to familiarize themselves with the current cyber security landscape and provide the knowledge of relevant tools to assess and manage security protocols in information processing systems. Learners can also perform business impact analysis and …

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Kali Linux 2021.3 released with new pentest tools

Kali Linux 2021.3 released with new pentest tools

​Kali Linux 2021.3 was released yesterday by Offensive Security and includes a new set of tools, improved virtualization support, and a new OpenSSL configuration that increases the attack surface. Kali Linux is a Linux distribution designed for cybersecurity professionals and ethical hackers to perform penetration testing and security audits. With this release, the Kali Linux …

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