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💥 SimJacker#Vulnerability  (0-day under active attack) A new SIM card-based flaw could allow remote attackers to hijack and spy on any phone just by sending an SMS – regardless of which handset the victim is using. Read details — #infosec  #technews 

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What’s more worrisome? According to researchers, a specific private company that works with Governments is actively exploiting #SimJacker  vulnerability for at least 2 years to conduct targeted surveillance on mobile phone users across several countries.

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SimJacker flaw lets remote attackers to: ➡️Retrieve targeted device' location ➡️Send SMS on behalf of victims ➡️Spying on victims' surroundings by dialing call to attacker's number ➡️Spread malware by forcing phone browser to open malicious pages More ➤

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Here's a write-up and proof-of-concept (PoC) for the latest system command execution #vulnerability  (CVE-2019-10392) that #Jenkins  patched just yesterday in the Git Client Plugin. via @phraaaaaaa 

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😬 Yikes! #iOS13  will be released to the public next week—but with an #iPhone  lockscreen bypass #vulnerability  that Apple left unpatched even after the bug was reported privately 2 months ago. Learn how it works ➤ —by @Swati_THN  #privacy  #technews 

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Mozilla Firefox launches free browser-based private VPN service under its "Firefox Test Pilot" program.

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United States Treasury Department announces sanctions against 3 state-sponsored #NorthKorean  hacking groups accused for conducting several destructive cyber attacks on US critical infrastructure. —by @Swati_THN 

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WARNING 😱 Hidden malware found in the highly popular — CamScanner#Android  app that has more than 100 million users. has removed it from i #Googles  Play Store. To be safe, users are also recommended to uninstall immediately. #CamScanner 

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Microsoft today unveils "Windows Terminal" — a new, powerful, and productive terminal application for command-line lovers.

That's so much frustrating. has permanently banned all of our accounts without mentioning any reason and hold wallet funds wrongly for 180 days. Upon asking, also refused to share any details.

IMPORTANT — If you use #Firefox , you need to update it right now. Mozilla released Firefox 67.0.3 and ESR version 60.7.1 to patch a critical #zeroday  vulnerability that is being exploited in the wild, allowing attackers to gain control over PCs remotely

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Watch Out! Over 400 World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke and Mouse Movement

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Alert: If you have downloaded or updated Avast-owned#CCleaner  between Aug & Sep—your computer has been compromised

Hackers found exploiting a critical 0-day #vulnerability  (CVE-2019-3568) in #WhatsApp  audio calling feature to secretly install spyware on targeted phones just by calling them. Update your WhatsApp for , , Tizen, #Androide '>Windows Pho #Androide #iOSimmediately .

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