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Twitter is warning devs that API keys and tokens may have leaked

Twitter is warning devs that API keys and tokens may have leaked

ByTwitter is emailing developers stating that their API keys, access tokens, and access token secrets may have been exposed in a browser's cache.In an email seen by BleepingComputer, Twitter explains that a developer's browser may have cached the sensitive data when visiting certain pages on developer.twitter.com.Twitter has resolved the issue by not allowing this data to be cached in your browser but warned that other users who used your computer in the past might have been able to access your security tokens and API keys."Prior to the fix, if you used a public or shared computer to...

September 25, 2020
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Android spyware camouflaged as VPN, chat apps on Google Play

Android spyware camouflaged as VPN, chat apps on Google Play

Three Android apps on Google Play were used by state-sponsored threat actors to collect intelligence from targeted devices, such as location data and contact lists. The malicious Android apps were discovered by Cyfirma, who attributed the operation with medium confidence to the Indian hacking group "DoNot," also tracked as APT-C-35, which has targeted high-profile organizations in Southeast Asia since at least 2018. In 2021, an Amnesty International report linked the threat group to an Indian cybersecurity firm and highlighted a spyware distribution campaign that also relied on a fake chat...

Jun 19
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Malwarebytes issues fix for Chrome broken by Windows 11 KB5027231

Malwarebytes issues fix for Chrome broken by Windows 11 KB5027231

Malwarebytes released a fix for a known issue breaking Google Chrome on its customers' systems after installing the Windows 11 22H2 KB5027231 cumulative update released last week. On Wednesday, the company confirmed user reports that the Google Chrome user interface would no longer show up after deploying this month's Patch Tuesday cumulative updates. The conflict with Google Chrome is caused by Malwarebytes' anti-exploit module blocking the web browser from loading or crashing after installing the KB5027231 update. Customers affected by this known issue were advised to toggle off Chrome's...

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New Extenbro DNS Changer Trojan Blocks Security Domains

New Extenbro DNS Changer Trojan Blocks Security Domains

ByA newly discovered DNS-changer Trojan dubbed Extenbro has been observed while blocking access to websites of security software vendors to prevent its victims from getting rid of the adware it dumps on their computers."These DNS-changers block access to security-related sites, so the adware victims can’t download and install security software to get rid of the pests," as detailed by Malwarebytes Labs' security researchers who unearthed this new malware.As a side effect, Extenbro will also expose the machines it manages to compromise to all sorts of other threats given that it leaves them...

July 16, 2019
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US Democratic Party Symbol Changed to a Rat in Google Search

US Democratic Party Symbol Changed to a Rat in Google Search

ByThe election symbol of the US Democratic Party has been changed to a rat within the Google search knowledge panel that shows when searching for the party's name, instead of the usual donkey-themed one.While no one knows how this happened, the new rat-themed symbol displayed when is now automatically loaded from a made by a now-banned user on a history forum in January.The rat election symbol is currently being shown for all search results that show the Democratic Party symbol.The Republican Party symbol remains unchanged for now. but does display the changed Democratic Party...

March 16, 2020
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Over 500,000 Zoom accounts sold on hacker forums, the dark web

Over 500,000 Zoom accounts sold on hacker forums, the dark web

Over 500,000 Zoom accounts are being sold on the dark web and hacker forums for less than a penny each, and in some cases, given away for free. These credentials are gathered through credential stuffing attacks where threat actors attempt to login to Zoom using accounts leaked in older data breaches. The successful logins are then compiled into lists that are sold to other hackers. Some of these Zoom accounts are offered for free on hacker forums so that hackers can use them in zoom-bombing pranks and malicious activities. Others are sold for less than a penny each.Cybersecurity...

April 13, 2020
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Ransomware admin is refunding victims their ransom payments

Ransomware admin is refunding victims their ransom payments

ByAfter recently announcing the end of the operation, the administrator of Ziggy ransomware is now stating that they will also give the money back.It appears that this is a planned move since the admin shared the "good news" a little over a week ago, but gave no details.Ziggy ransomware shut down in early February. In a short announcement, the administrator of the operation said that they were “sad” about what they did and that they “decided to publish all decryption keys.”They followed through the next day, on February 7, offering an SQL file with keys that victims could use to unlock...

March 28, 2021
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Windows 95 Easter egg discovered after being hidden for 25 years

Windows 95 Easter egg discovered after being hidden for 25 years

ByA Windows hacker has found a never-before-seen Easter egg in the Windows 95 Internet Mail application, twenty-five years after the software was released.When developing software, it is not uncommon for developers to slip in a secret hidden feature, message, or even a mini-game, that users can discover by performing particular actions in a program.Easter eggs are always fun to find as they provide a small glimpse into a relaxed moment in the normally hectic and serious pace of software development.This week, a new Easter egg in Windows 95's Internet Mail program has been discovered by...

March 27, 2021
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Luxottica data breach exposes 820K EyeMed, LensCrafters patients

Luxottica data breach exposes 820K EyeMed, LensCrafters patients

By11/12/20 update below. This post was originally published on November 7th.A Luxottica data breach has exposed the personal and protected health information of 829,454 patients at LensCrafters, Target Optical, EyeMed, and other eye care practices.Luxottica is the world's largest eyewear company with a portfolio of well-known eyeglass brands, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Oliver Peoples, Ferrari, Michael Kors, Bulgari, Armani, Prada, Chanel, and Coach.In addition to selling eyeglasses, Luxottica also operates the EyeMed vision benefits company and partners with eye care...

November 7, 2020
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The Windows XP source code was allegedly leaked online

The Windows XP source code was allegedly leaked online

ByThe source code for Windows XP SP1 and other versions of the operating system was allegedly leaked online today.The leaker claims to have spent the last two months compiling a collection of leaked Microsoft source code. This 43GB collection was then released today as a torrent on the 4chan forum .Included in this torrent is the alleged source code for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, as well as an assortment of even older versions of the operating system. The contents of the torrent include:The torrent also includes a media folder containing a bizarre...

September 25, 2020
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