Millions Exposed To Ads That Use Images Infected By Malicious Scripts

Antivirus provider ESET released a report on Tuesday stating that its researchers have discovered malicious code residing within advertisements that are currently in rotation on many “reputable” news websites. Since the beginning of October, these malicious ads have been exposed to millions of web surfers who still use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser.

According to the report, the ads promote applications …


80 Sony IP security camera models have been hacked

Sony released firmware updates to remove the accounts that could give hackers full access to the cameras

Many network security cameras made by Sony could be taken over by hackers and infected with botnet malware if their firmware is not updated to the latest version.

sonyipcameraResearchers from SEC Consult have found two backdoor accounts that exist in 80 models of …


Security News – 414,949 D-Link cameras, IoT devices can be hijacked over the net

Shodan has turned up half a million D-Link devices exposed to the internet, and subject to easy hijacking using zero-day vulnerabilities.

d-link_wireless_n_day_night_home_network_cameraThe stack overflow vulnerabilities affect more than 120 D-Link products, from Wi-Fi cameras to routers and modems, and allow remote attackers to completely hijack the administer account of the devices to install backdoors and intercept traffic.

D-Link has …


Uninstall QuickTime for Windows Today

RemoveQuickTimeTrendMicro is putting the word out that everyone should follow Apple’s guidance and uninstall QuickTime for Windows as soon as possible.

This is for two reasons.

First, Apple is deprecating QuickTime for Microsoft Windows. They will no longer be issuing security updates for the product on the Windows Platform and recommend users uninstall it. Note that this does not apply …


Be careful, it is The Season for Cyber Criminals

With the end of the year, the volume of internet sales increases drastically due to Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Cyber criminals also increase their activity on these dates, as they want to go unnoticed in the high number of transactions.

The Season for Cyber Criminals

For that reason, you must be aware of the threats you are exposed to in …