Administrator of RSOCKS Proxy Botnet Pleads Guilty

Denis Emelyantsev, a 36-year-old Russian man accused of running a massive botnet called RSOCKS that stitched malware into millions of devices worldwide, pleaded guilty to two counts of computer crime violations in a California courtroom this week. The plea comes just months after Emelyantsev was extradited from Bulgaria, where he told investigators, “America is looking […]

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A couple of bugs can be chained to hack Netcomm routers

A couple of critical vulnerabilities have been discovered in Netcomm rourers, experts warn of their potential exploitation in the wild. The vulnerabilities discovered in the Netcomm routers are a a stack based buffer overflow and an authentication bypass, respectively tracked as CVE-2022-4873 and CVE-2022-4874. Both issues impact the Netcomm router models NF20MESH, NF20, and NL1902 running software versions […]

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Threat predictions for 2023: From hacktivism to cyberwar

When it comes to 2023 threat predictions, Trellix anticipates spikes in geopolitically motivated attacks across Asia and Europe, hacktivism fueled by tensions from opposing political parties, and vulnerabilities in core software supply chains. “Analyzing current trends is necessary but being predictive in cybersecurity is vital. While organizations focus on near-term threats, we advise all to […]

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Les systèmes de vidéosurveillance pour particuliers sont-ils sûrs ? | Blog officiel de Kaspersky

Les maisons connectées sont une nouvelle catégorie à part entière d’appareils électroniques. Des bouilloires qui ont une interface Web, des fers à repasser qui s’éteignent à distance, des ampoules intelligentes équipées de systèmes de contrôle… Tout a été pensé pour que nous ayons une vie plus simple. Ces produits sont-ils sûrs ? Outre leur aspect pratique, […]

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MCCrash botnet targets private Minecraft servers, Microsoft warns

Microsoft announced that a botnet dubbed MCCrash is launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against private Minecraft servers. Microsoft spotted a cross-platform botnet, tracked as MCCrash, which has been designed to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against private Minecraft servers. The IT giant tracks this cluster of activity as DEV-1028. The experts report that the botnet […]

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Les robots sont-ils sûrs ? | Blog officiel de Kaspersky

Lorsque les gens pensent aux robots, ils s’imaginent généralement une silhouette métallique anthropomorphique, comme dans les films de science-fiction, ou un automate industriel, comme dans les grandes chaînes de production. Peu de personnes envisagent qu’ils sont parmi nous depuis longtemps. Ils lavent nos voitures, livrent des colis, trient les biens des entrepôts, donnent des médicaments […]

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