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Middle Eastern hacking group is using FinFisher malware to conduct international espionage

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The discovery by Kaspersky Lab marks at least the fifth zero-day exploit used by the so-called BlackOasis group and exposed by security researchers since June 2015.

$1 million bounty offered for Tor Browser zero-day exploits

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Zerodium says the bounty is to help "government customers fight crime and make the world a better and safer place for all."

Black Hat attendees are very vocal about the VEP

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

Las Vegas has been buzzing with questions about the government's process for disclosing newly discovered software vulnerabilities.

Microsoft hurries to patch 'worst' Windows vulnerability

by Shaun Waterman • 7 months ago

Microsoft has rushed out a self-installing patch for a vulnerability in a Windows security program that allows hackers to take over a computer just by sending an email.

Zero day exploits are rarer and more expensive than ever, researchers say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

"It's pushing the bad guys to find other ways," said one researcher.

Millions hit with banking malware using new Microsoft Word zero day

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

Millions of email users were affected by a hacking campaign exploiting a newly discovered vulnerability in Microsoft's Office suite of software applications — just days after it was controversially made public by cybersecurity outfit McAfee.

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