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Securing Mobile Devices During Holiday Travel
As the holiday season begins, many people will travel with their mobile devices. Although these devices—such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops—offer a range of conveniences, users should be mindful of potential threats and vulnerabilities while traveling with them. Read more.
L0rdix: Multipurpose Attack Tool
L0rdix, currently available for purchase in underground forums, is aimed at infecting Windows-based machines, combines stealing and cryptocurrency mining methods, can avoid malware analysis tools and is designed to be a universal “go-to” tool for attackers. Read more.
ECCploit: ECC Memory Vulnerable to Rowhammer Attacks After All
Where many people thought that high-end servers were safe from the (unpatchable) Rowhammer bitflip vulnerability in memory chips, new research from VUSec, the security group at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, shows that this is not the case. Read more.
Source: The Register
Computer science boffins have demonstrated a side-channel attack technique that bypasses recently-introduced privacy defenses, and makes even the Tor browser subject to tracking. Read more.
Researchers link XLoader and FakeSpy malware families to Yanbian Gang
Source: SC Media
Trend Micro researchers believe they have spotted a connection between the XLoader and FakeSpy malware families along with possible ties to the Yanbian Gang. Read more.