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Day: January 22, 2018

Alert: Intel tells all to stop some chip patches cause major problems after fix

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: A recent story from cnet.com encourages companies, makers, and users to stop updating the system until Intel completed a survey of why patches caused the device to restart unexpectedly. Navin Shenoy, Intel’s executive vice president, said in a blog post that manufacturers and users “stopped deploying current versions because they could cause

Google Patch Android- solves exploit Android Application Package Flaw to Hide Malware

CyberWisdom Commentary on Google Patch: A must-read story from securityboulevard.com notes that a little-known fact that an Android Security Update for December 2017 contains fixes for critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to modify an installed application without affecting its signature. This will allow an attacker to access the affected device (indirectly). The researchers first

Opera’s smartphone browsers now protect users against cryptojacking

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor on Cyber Commentary: What is most likely to be an overlooked story from thenextweb.com features a little-known news that Opera has cryptojacking protections to its family of mobile browsers (Opera for Android and Opera Mini) for your Safe Harbor on Cyber. Cryptojacking is where websites (typically porn and file sharing) embed encrypted currency mining

Several Malware Games Downloaded by 4,500,000 Android Users From Google Play Store

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: Gbhackers.com reveals that almost 4.5 million Android users have been downloaded by several malware games found on the Google Play store, which help steal sensitive data from infected users’ mobile devices. Several modules were identified that performed different malicious activities, each with a different unique feature. There are 27 Android Games

Digmine Malware Using Your Facebook Messenger – never open strange videos lures

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: BleepingComputer and TrendMicro have revealed further detail on the hackers malicious uses of Digimine for Monero cryptocurrency mining through Facebook Messenger. If a Facebook Messenger user has their account set to automatically log in, Digmine will immediately send a disguised video link, typically titled “video_xxxx.zip,” to all of their friends via direct message.

Cyberwisdom Curated Predictions and Look to keep you in Safe Harbor on Cyber Security

Cyberwisdom Curated Predictions on Safe Harbor on Cyber Security Looking Ahead: Three Bold Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018 Home > Topics > Incident Response > 2017 was action-packed in the world cybersecurity. Ransomware attacks exploded and the skills gap widened. But there were some bright spots too: Artificial intelligence is showing promise, and orchestration is helping analysts