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Eduard Kovacs
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Attended Polytechnic University of Timisoara
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Inexpensive devices can be used to wirelessly alter the time on NTP servers, researchers demonstrate at HITB hacker conference
Inexpensive devices can be used to wirelessly alter the time on NTP servers, researchers demonstrate at HITB hacker conference
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For all of last week and continuing into this week, major DNS and traffic management provider NS1 suffered a continuing and complex DDoS attack from unknown attackers with unknown motivation.
DNS and traffic management provider NS1 suffered a continuing and complex DDoS attackin late May from unknown attackers.
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Released on May 25 in the stable channel, Chrome 51 patches 42 security vulnerabilities, including 23 flaws that have been disclosed by external researchers.
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An Office vulnerability patched by Microsoft last year (CVE-2015-2545) is actively exploited by APT actors and cybercriminals
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Austrian aircraft parts maker FACC said Wednesday that it has fired its chief executive of 17 years after cyber criminals stole some 50 million euros ($55.7 million) in a so-called "fake president" scam.
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SWIFT CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt revealed a five-point plan designed to harden SWIFT transactions following the $81 million theft via the Bangladesh central bank.
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The authors of Android Trojans have adapted their attack models to target the permission-granting model that Google has introduced in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, security firm Symantec has discovered.
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SandJacking attack allows hackers to install malicious iOS apps on non-jailbroken devices. Vulnerability yet to be patched by Apple
SandJacking attack allows hackers to install malicious iOS apps on non-jailbroken devices. Vulnerability yet to be patched by Apple
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China-linked APT actor Wekby has been using a piece of malware that leverages DNS requests for C&C communications
China-linked APT actor Wekby has been using a piece of malware that leverages DNS requests for C&C communications
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FrameworkPOS, a piece of malware used to capture payment card data from the memory processes running on Point-of-Sale systems, is being used in a new attack campaign, researchers at Anomali warn.
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An official inquiry has found serious shortcomings in how US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her predecessors in her former post as secretary of state managed the security of their emails.
An official inquiry has found serious shortcomings in how US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in her former post as secretary of state managed the security of their emails.
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Pastejacking attacks allow hackers to add arbitrary data to the clipboard and trick users into executing malicious code
Pastejacking attacks allow hackers to add arbitrary data to the clipboard and trick users into executing malicious code
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    Applied Sciences - IT Engineering, 2009
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