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Day: February 8, 2018

Alert to Google Chrome users: Don’t fall prey to this fake tech support scam

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Google Chrome users don’t fall prey to this fake tech support scam I couldn’t believe this story from techrepublic.com that discovers things we don’t talk about but according to Malwarebytes, fake Google Chrome warnings require users to contact a fake tech support scam hotline, which has seen an increase in the number

When crypto-mining malware hits a SCADA network

 CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Crypto-mining: This story from helpnetsecurity.com features a little known invisible crypto-mining is moving beyond ransomware as a favorite moneymaker choice for cybercriminals, with computer and server companies running around the clock the preferred target. Crypto-mining exploits malware attacks on SCADA networks This can be more than just a bother for

Spectre security patch by Intel, currently for Skylake chips only

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Spectre Security Patch Today I came across this story from securityaffairs.co that finally reviews a partial Spectre security patch is on its way. Intel is releasing a new firmware update to address the Skylake Processor Spectre Vulnerability CVE-2017-5715. Intel is releasing a new firmware update limited to the Skylake processor

iPhone – Apple iBoot Source Code Leaked on Github

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Apple iBoot code A recent story from thehackernews.com focuses a surprising situation on the source code for the core components of the Apple iPhone operating system is said to have been leaked on GitHub, which could allow hackers and researchers to discover a now unknown zero-day vulnerability in order to