Category: hacker

vBulletin Flaw Exploited in Dutch Sex-Work Forum Breach
Black Hat 2019, breach

vBulletin Flaw Exploited in Dutch Sex-Work Forum Breach

A hacker is selling the email addresses of 250,000 users of a Dutch sex-work forum -- data that researchers say could be used for blackmail. ... Read More

Marc Rogers: Success of Anonymous Bug Submission Program ‘Takes A Village’
Black Hat 2019, bug

Marc Rogers: Success of Anonymous Bug Submission Program ‘Takes A Village’

Marc Rogers discusses the logistics behind a recently-proposed anonymous bug submission program, meant to encourage ethical hackers to submit high-level bugs anonymously. . Marc Rogers: ... Read More

Former hacker warns against password reuse
Black Hat, hacker

Former hacker warns against password reuse

Kyle Milliken is back from jail, and he has some advice for you: Do. Not. Reuse. Your. Passwords. . Former hacker warns against password reuse ... Read More

Capital One cryptojacking suspect indicted
Capital One, CFAA

Capital One cryptojacking suspect indicted

The former software engineer allegedly created scanners to look for misconfigured servers rented from a cloud computing company. . Capital One cryptojacking suspect indicted Naked ... Read More

KNOB Vulnerability in Bluetooth Could Manipulate Transmitted Data
hacker, SecurityLAB

KNOB Vulnerability in Bluetooth Could Manipulate Transmitted Data

Using this vulnerability, an attacker can reduce the length of an encryption key, making it easier to crack.The Bluetooth vulnerability, called KNOB, facilitates the selection ... Read More

You can hack Windows through Notepad
hacker, SecurityLAB

You can hack Windows through Notepad

The researcher showed how using a vulnerability in CTF can increase their privileges to the level of the system. The software, "buried" in Windows since ... Read More

New Changes in Firefox 70 Will Affect Notifications and FTP
hacker, SecurityLAB

New Changes in Firefox 70 Will Affect Notifications and FTP

In Firefox 70, data of files downloaded via FTP will no longer be rendered, and file download to disk will be initiated immediately upon opening. ... Read More

Facebook paid contractors to decrypt user audio chats
hacker, SecurityLAB

Facebook paid contractors to decrypt user audio chats

The hired employees were not informed where the audio data was recorded or how it was received. Facebook paid hundreds of third-party contractors to decrypt ... Read More

Critical vulnerabilities fixed in Delta Industrial Automation DOPSoft
hacker, SecurityLAB

Critical vulnerabilities fixed in Delta Industrial Automation DOPSoft

Both problems were fixed in DOPSoft version 4.00.06.47.A vulnerability was discovered in Delta Industrial Automation DOPSoft from a Taiwanese company, Delta Electronics, which could lead ... Read More