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Eduard Kovacs
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Attended Polytechnic University of Timisoara
Lives in Timisoara, Romania
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Audit conducted recently by GAO shows that the FDA exposes industry and public health information due to improper security controls
Audit conducted recently by GAO shows that the FDA exposes industry and public health information due to improper security controls
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Building automation products from American Auto-Matrix are plagued by high-severity flaws that allow remote hackers to compromise the system
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If you live in the United States or one of several Nordic countries, your payment card data might be of interest to a duo of cybercriminals that FireEye refers to as the “Vendetta Brothers.”
Cybercriminals are using various strategies to compromise point-of-sale systems and steal payment card information that is subsequently sold on their underground marketplace “Vendetta World.”
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Companies spend big money on bug bounty programs to catch vulnerabilities they could have easily identified and fixed in the development phase
Companies spend big money on bug bounty programs to catch vulnerabilities they could have easily identified and fixed in the development phase
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Security researchers have discovered numerous unpatched security vulnerabilities in the D-Link DWR-932B LTE router / access point, including backdoor accounts and default Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN.
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Apple logs the queries the messaging app makes to its servers to determine whether the person you are trying to contact is using the iMessage system or not.
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Cisco warns customers of critical vulnerability in email security appliances caused by an interface that should have been removed after testing
Cisco warns customers of critical vulnerability in email security appliances caused by an interface that should have been removed after testing
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Cybercriminals using Tofsee malware have recently switched the distribution method from exploit kits to spam emails
Cybercriminals using Tofsee malware have recently switched the distribution method from exploit kits to spam emails
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The infamous Dridex banking Trojan has adopted new tactics and more advanced encryption and obfuscation to better avoid detection and to hinder security analysis.
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Zerodium offers $1.5 million for fully functional and reliable iOS 10 exploits, and $200,000 for Android exploits of the same character.
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Peter “Pierre” Romar, the 36-year-old Syrian Electronic Army member arrested in Germany, pleads guilty to hacking and extortion
Peter “Pierre” Romar, the 36-year-old Syrian Electronic Army member arrested in Germany, pleads guilty to hacking and extortion
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Two Russia-linked threat groups target citizen journalists investigating Russia’s involvement in the downing of flight MH17
Two Russia-linked threat groups target citizen journalists investigating Russia’s involvement in the downing of flight MH17
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  • SecurityWeek
    Europe-based Reporter, 2014 - present
  • Softpedia
    Security News Editor, 2011 - 2014
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    Applied Sciences - IT Engineering, 2009
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