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CPR finds security flaws in Amazon Kindle

Subha Bhargavi
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Check Point Research (CPR) found security flaws in Amazon Kindle. If exploited, the flaws would have enabled a threat actor to take full control over a user’s Kindle, resulting in the possible theft of Amazon device token, or other sensitive information stored on the device. The exploitation is triggered by deploying a single malicious e-book […]

McAfee releases the McAfee Threats Report: June 2021

Subha Bhargavi
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McAfee today released its McAfee Threats Report: June 2021, examining cybercriminal activity related to malware and the evolution of cyber threats in the first quarter of 2021. The quarter saw cyber adversaries shift from low-return, mass-spread ransomware campaigns toward fewer, customized Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) campaigns targeting larger, more lucrative organizations. A proliferation in 64-bit CoinMiner applications […]

ESET discovers Kobalos malware attacking supercomputers

The Channel Post Staff
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ESET researchers discovered Kobalos, a malware that has been attacking supercomputers – high performance computer (HPC) clusters. ESET has worked with the CERN Computer Security Team and other organizations involved in mitigating attacks on these scientific research networks. Among other targets was a large Asian ISP, a North American endpoint security vendor as well as […]
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