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Hacker Publishes iOS Secure Enclave Firmware Decryption Key

A hacker identified only as xerub published the decryption key unlocking the iOS Secure Enclave Processor.

Cisco Patches Privilege Escalation Bugs in APIC

Cisco patched two high-severity vulnerabilities in its Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) that could allow an attacker to elevate privileges on the host machine.

Drupal Patches Critical Access Bypass in Core Engine

A critical flaw in Drupal CMS platform could allow unwanted access to the platform allowing a third-party to view, create, update or delete entities.

Rowhammer Attacks Come to MLC NAND Flash Memory

IBM researchers have demonstrated a filesystem-level version of the Rowhammer attack against MLC NAND flash memory.

Locky Ransomware Variant Slips Past Some Defenses

Ransomware called IKARUSdilapidated is managing to slip into unsuspecting organizations as an unknown file.

Flash’s Final Countdown Has Begun

The impending demise of Adobe Flash will create legacy challenges similar to Windows XP as companies begin to wean themselves off the vulnerable code base.

Maersk Shipping Reports $300M Loss Stemming from NotPetya Attack

A.P. Moller -Maersk said June's NotPetya wiper malware attacks would cost the world's largest shipping container company $300M USD in lost revenue.

Google Removes Chrome Extension Used in Banking Fraud

Google has removed the Interface Online Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store.

The plugin was used by criminals in Brazil to target corporate users with the aim of stealing banking credentials.

Seven More Chrome Extensions Compromised

The list of compromised Chrome extensions that hijack traffic and substitute advertisements on victimsrsquo; browsers grows.

Attackers Backdoor Another Software Update Mechanism

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab said today that the update mechanism for Korean server management software provider NetSarang was compromised and serving a backdoor called ShadowPad.

Spam Domains Imitating Popular Banks Spreading Trickbot Banking Trojan

Researchers at My Online Security and the SANS Internet Storm Center have analyzed spam campaigns utilizing plausible imitations of legitimate banking domains to spread the Trickbot banking malware.

Blizzard Entertainment Hit With Weekend DDoS Attack

Blizzard Entertainment was hit with a crippling DDoS attack over the weekend that followed similar attacks last week that knocked gamers offline.