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Eduard Kovacs
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Microsoft announced the preview version of Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA), an on-premises solution designed for detecting sophisticated attacks.
Microsoft announced the preview version of Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA), an on-premises solution designed for detecting sophisticated attacks.
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Researcher awarded $1,500 for responsibly disclosing a remote code execution vulnerability in a PayPal partner website.
Researcher awarded $1,500 for responsibly disclosing a remote code execution vulnerability in a PayPal partner website.
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New version of the Dyre banking Trojan counts the number of processor cores to determine if it's running in a sandbox or on a real machine.
New version of the Dyre banking Trojan counts the number of processor cores to determine if it's running in a sandbox or on a real machine.
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MySQL SSL/TLS connections can be downgraded due to the BACKRONYM vulnerability. Oracle is aware of the issue and released a fix for it in 2013, but it's not generally available.
MySQL SSL/TLS connections can be downgraded due to the BACKRONYM vulnerability. Oracle is aware of the issue and released a fix for it in 2013, but it's not generally available.
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Rombertik is a sophisticated piece of malware that performs several checks to evade analysis. If the last check fails, it starts overwriting the master boot record (MBR) and encrypting files.
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Researchers have found several ways to bypass Google's Password Alert extension for Chrome. Google has started patching the bugs, but it can't keep up with hackers.
Researchers have found several ways to bypass Google's Password Alert extension for Chrome. Google has started patching the bugs, but it can't keep up with hackers.
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Researcher awarded $1,500 for responsibly disclosing a remote code execution vulnerability in a PayPal partner website.
Researcher awarded $1,500 for responsibly disclosing a remote code execution vulnerability in a PayPal partner website.
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New version of the Dyre banking Trojan counts the number of processor cores to determine if it's running in a sandbox or on a real machine.
New version of the Dyre banking Trojan counts the number of processor cores to determine if it's running in a sandbox or on a real machine.
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Two serious vulnerabilities that allow arbitrary code execution have been found in Opto 22 products. Patches have been made available to address the flaws.
Two serious vulnerabilities that allow arbitrary code execution have been found in Opto 22 products. Patches have been made available to address the flaws.
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TheCartPress, a WordPress e-commerce plugin used on more than 5,000 online shops, is plagued by several vulnerabilities. No fix from the developer.
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    Applied Sciences - IT Engineering, 2009
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    Europe-based Reporter, 2014 - present
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    Security News Editor, 2011 - 2014
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