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2019/11/04

Google Discloses Chrome Flaw Exploited in the Wild

Google is warning users of a high-severity vulnerability in its Chrome browser that is currently being exploited by attackers to hijack computers.

The flaw (CVE-2019-13720), discovered by security researchers Anton Ivanov and Alexey Kulaev at Kaspersky, exists in Google Chrome’s audio component. Google is urging users to update to the latest version of Chrome, 78.0.3904.87 (for Windows, Mac, and Linux) as it rolls out over the coming days.

“This [updated] version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system,” according to a Thursday Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) alert. “One of these vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-13720) was detected in exploits in the wild.”
2019/10/29

Georgia hit by massive cyber-attack

A huge cyber-attack has knocked out more than 2,000 websites - as well as the national TV station - in the country of Georgia.
Court websites containing case materials and personal data have also been attacked.
In many cases, website home pages were replaced with an image of former President Mikheil Saakashvili, and the caption "I'll be back".
Source: www.bbc.com
2019/10/24

NordVPN Breach FAQ – What Happened and What's At Stake?

NordVPN, one of the most popular and widely used VPN services out there, yesterday disclosed details of a security incident that apparently compromised one of its thousands of servers based in Finland.
Earlier this week, a security researcher on Twitter disclosed that "NordVPN was compromised at some point," alleging that unknown attackers stole private encryption keys used to protect VPN users traffic routed through the compromised server.
In response to this, NordVPN published a blog post detailing about the security incident, and here we have summarized the whole incident for our readers to let you quickly understand what exactly happened, what's at stake, and what you should do next.
2019/10/24

New Cache Poisoning Attack Lets Attackers Target CDN Protected Sites

A team of German cybersecurity researchers has discovered a new cache poisoning attack against web caching systems that could be used by an attacker to force a targeted website into delivering error pages to most of its visitors instead of legitimate content or resources.
The issue could affect sites running behind reverse proxy cache systems like Varnish and some widely-used Content Distribution Networks (CDNs) services, including Amazon CloudFront, Cloudflare, Fastly, Akamai, and CDN77
2019/10/14

Romania Becomes European Cyber Security Challenge Winners

Romania has just won the title of a European champion in the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, which took place over October 9-11, at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest.

The distinctions were granted to the Romanian team and the other countries at the Award Gala held on Friday evening at the National Military Centre in the Capital City.