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Month: September 2017

New Internet Explorer Bug

There’s a newly discovered bug in Internet Explorer that allows any currently visited website to learn the contents of the address bar when the user hits enter. This feels important; the site I am at now has no business knowing where I go next…....

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DC Court Says Metro Police Need Warrants To Deploy Stingrays

Another warrant requirement for Stingray use has been established. Again, it’s not a federal decision, so jurisdiction is limited, but there’s now another case to cite when fighting warrantless Stingray use in federal courts. This decision comes from the DC Appeals Court (very much not the DC Circuit Court of Appeals). The case involves the Metro PD’s use of a Stingray to track two phones: the suspect’s and one he had stolen. The lower court handed the government a win. After pointing out there was plenty of time (around 10 hours between report of crime and Stingray deployment) to...

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Biometrics System To Scan Our Hearts To Lock And Unlock Gadgets

The ISBuzz Post: This Post Biometrics System To Scan Our Hearts To Lock And Unlock Gadgets appeared first on Information Security Buzz. Researchers have recently developed a biometric system that scans the dimensions of users’ hearts to lock or unlock gadgets. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab provides an insight on the development as well as the implications of biometric technology in general. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab: “The swift development of biometric … The ISBuzz Post: This Post Biometrics System To Scan Our Hearts To Lock And Unlock Gadgets appeared first on Information Security...

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FBI Director – Terrorists could launch drone attacks very soon

FBI director Christopher Wray warns of terrorists are planning to use drones in attacks, the threat is considered as imminent. This week, FBI Director Christopher Wray warned Congress that terrorists may use drones in attacks against the United States, the official described the threat as imminent. “We do know that terrorist organizations have an interest in using […] The post FBI Director – Terrorists could launch drone attacks very soon appeared first on Security Affairs....

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‘Illusion Gap’ attack method bypasses Windows Defender and executes malware

Researchers have developed an attack method dubbed Illusion Gap for bypassing Windows Defender that will allow avoiding antivirus detection. Researchers from security firm CyberArk have devised a new technique dubbed ‘Illusion Gap’ that allows attackers to bypass Windows Defender. The technique leverages on the fact that Windows Defender detection can be bypassed by tricking the antivirus into […] The post ‘Illusion Gap’ attack method bypasses Windows Defender and executes malware appeared first on Security Affairs....

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WiNX: The Ultra-Portable Wireless Attacking Platform

When you are performing penetration tests for your customers, you need to build your personal arsenal. Tools, pieces of hardware and software are collected here and there depending on your engagements to increase your toolbox. To perform Wireless intrusion tests, I’m a big fan of the WiFi Pineapple. I’ve one for [The post WiNX: The Ultra-Portable Wireless Attacking Platform has been first published on /dev/random]...

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