Month: October 2017

BadRabbit Author’s Make Mistakes, unCAPTCHA breaks reCAPTCHA & Reaper Update

  More Than Meets the Eye – FireEye, Cylance and Kaspersky have all begun to issue their reports on BadRabbit and some surprising points have been discovered. It has been found that the ransomware skips encryption if it detects Dr. Web anti-virus software or some McAfee products. This is most likely due to the wayRead more »

Kaspersky Admits it Did Collect NSA Tools, Reaper IoT Botnet Gathers Strength & A Hacker Hacks the Hackers

  Kaspersky Provides its Side of the Story – Kaspersky published today its version of events in regards to the whole US-Russian-Kaspersky spying saga. It was in response to reports recently claiming that Russian FSB agents had effectively turned the Anti-Virus into an interactive search engine and was able to scan computers all over theRead more »

Crypto Cracked, The World’s Richest About to be Exposed & Hacker Takes Over Coinhive

  Don’t Use Hardcoded Keys (DUHK) – Security researchers have found a serious security issue involving an old pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) protocol, deprecated in many products but still found in around 25,000 devices made by Fortinet. Protocol ANSI X9.31, from the 1990s was approved and in use up until 2016 as it uses fixedRead more »