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4 New BlueKeep-like 'Wormable' Windows Remote Desktop Flaws Discovered

If you are using any supported version of the Windows operating system, stop everything and install the latest security updates from Microsoft immediately.Windows operating system contains four new critical wormable, remote code execution vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services, similar to the recently patched 'BlueKeep' RDP vulnerability.

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Reverse RDP Attack Also Enables Guest-to-Host Escape in Microsoft Hyper-V

Earlier this year, researchers disclosed clipboard hijacking and path-traversal issues in Microsoft's Windows built-in RDP client that could allow a malicious RDP server to compromise a client computer, reversely.

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Researchers Discover New Ways to Hack WPA3 Protected WiFi Passwords

The same team of cybersecurity researchers who discovered several severe vulnerabilities, collectively dubbed as Dragonblood, in the newly launched WPA3 WiFi security standard few months ago has now uncovered two more flaws that could allow attackers to hack WiFi passwords

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Ransomware Attack Caused Power Outages in the Biggest South African City

Yesterday, some residents of Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, were left without electricity after the city's power company got attacked by a ransomware virus.

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Linux Botnet Adding BlueKeep-Flawed Windows RDP Servers to Its Target List

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new variant of WatchBog, a Linux-based cryptocurrency mining malware botnet, which now also includes a module to scan the Internet for Windows RDP servers vulnerable to the Bluekeep flaw.

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A New 'Arbitrary File Copy' Flaw Affects ProFTPD Powered FTP Servers

A German security researcher has publicly disclosed details of a serious vulnerability in one of the most popular FTP server applications, which is currently being used by more than one million servers worldwide

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Hackers Can Manipulate Media Files You Receive Via WhatsApp and Telegram

Security researchers at Symantec yesterday demonstrated multiple interesting attack scenarios against WhatsApp and Telegram Android apps, which could allow malicious actors to spread fake news or scam users into sending payments to wrong accounts.

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This Flaw Could Have Allowed Hackers to Hack Any Instagram Account Within 10 Minutes

Instagram is growing quickly—and with the most popular social media network in the world after Facebook, the photo-sharing network absolutely dominates when it comes to user engagement and interactions.

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A New Ransomware Is Targeting Network Attached Storage (NAS) Devices

A new ransomware family has been found targeting Linux-based Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices made by Taiwan-based QNAP Systems and holding users' important data hostage until a ransom is paid.

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Microsoft Releases July 2019 Security Updates, 2 Flaws Under Active Attack

Microsoft today released its monthly batch of software security updates for the July month to patch a total of 77 vulnerabilities, 14 are rated Critical, 62 are Important, and 1 is rated Moderate in severity.

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