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Docker Hub Suffers a Data Breach, Asks Users to Reset Password

Docker Hub, one of the largest cloud-based library of Docker container images, has suffered a data breach after an unknown attacker gained access to the company’s single Hub database. Docker Hub is an online repository service where users and partners can create, test, store and distribute Docker container images, both publicly and privately. The breach […]

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Mobile Security Versus Desktop and Laptop Security: Is There Even a Difference Anymore?

Do you remember your first mobile phone, and the newfound feelings of connectedness and convenience that came with it? I was one of the first in my circles to have a cellular phone. One of the coolest features my phone and network could support was the receipt of short email messages — no send capabilities. […]

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Google Makes it Tough for Rogue App Developers Get Back on Android Play Store

Even after Google’s security oversight over its already-huge Android ecosystem has evolved over the years, malware apps still keep coming back to Google Play Store. Sometimes just reposting an already detected malware app from a newly created Play Store account, or using other developers’ existing accounts, is enough for ‘bad-faith’ developers to trick the Play […]

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Google Play and Microsoft Stores Delete Suspected Compromised Apps

Recently, Google Play Store and Microsoft Store both deleted multiple applications from their online stores, because the apps were malicious. Google deleted a total of 29 beauty camera apps from its Play Store, most of which show users pornographic contents or send them to phishing websites. The malicious beauty camera apps, discovered by Trend Micro, looked legitimate, but […]

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Hackers Compromise Microsoft Support Agent to Access Outlook Email Accounts

If you have an account with Microsoft Outlook email service, there is a possibility that your account information has been compromised by an unknown hacker or group of hackers, Microsoft confirmed The Hacker News. Earlier this year, hackers managed to breach Microsoft’s customer support portal and access information related to some email accounts registered with […]

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Microsoft Introduces Security Configuration Framework

A security configuration framework for Windows 10 unveiled by Microsoft this week defines five different levels of discrete prescriptive security configurations. Having customers define this aspect of their security until now has resulted in a huge number of configurations, and Microsoft is now looking to simplify the process while still providing customers with flexibility. The […]

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Researchers uncover ring of GitHub accounts promoting 300+ backdoored apps

GitHub ring consisting of 89 accounts promoted 73 repos containing over 300 backdoored apps. A security researcher has uncovered a ring of malicious GitHub accounts promoting over 300 backdoored Windows, Mac, and Linux applications and software libraries. The malicious apps contained code to gain boot persistence on infected systems and later download other malicious code. […]