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  • Hackers to attack routers at DEF CON

    24.06.2014

    A competition is scheduled for hackers and computer scientists from around the world to better protect consumers against widespread security vulnerabilities in wireless routers.

  • Critical flaw exposes admin passwords of nearly 32,000 servers

    20.06.2014

    Over 30,000 servers with Supermicro baseboard management controllers (BMCs) on their motherboards are offering up administrator passwords to anyone who knowns where to look, warns Zachary Wikholm, a senior security engineer with the Security Incident Response Team of hosting provider CARI.net.

  • Android smartphones pre-installed with malware hit the market

    18.06.2014

    Cheap Android-based smartphones pre-installed with spyware are being distributed to European users, experts from German security vendor G Data are warning.

  • Hacker nets over $600k by compromising NAS systems to mine Dogecoin

    17.06.2014

    A single threat actor is responsible for the compromise of a considerable number of Synology NAS systems that were set to mine Dogecoing in secret and have netted him over $620,000, researchers from Dell SecureWorks reported.

  • What's the leading cause of data loss?

    13.06.2014

    HDD crashes more than doubled in the last four years, prevailing as the most common cause of data loss according to customer data provided by Kroll Ontrack.




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Android Fake ID bug allows malware to impersonate trusted apps

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Bluebox Security researchers unearthed a critical Android vulnerability which can be used by malicious applications to impersonate specially recognized trusted apps - and get all the privileges they have - without the user being none the wiser.


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