Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices potentially exposed to BlueBorne Attack

Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices that use Bluetooth may be exposed to a new remote attack, even without any user interaction and pairing. The unique condition for BlueBorne attacks is that targeted devices must have Bluetooth enabled. The new attack technique, dubbed BlueBorne, was devised by experts with Armis Labs.http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/62968/hacking/blueborne-attack.html

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Beware of Windows/MacOS/Linux Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

If you came across any Facebook message with a video link sent by anyone, even your friend — just don’t click on it. Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have spotted an ongoing cross-platform campaign on Facebook Messenger, where users receive a video link that redirects them to a fake website, luring them to install malicious software.http://thehackernews.com/2017/08/facebook-virus-hacking.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20TheHackersNews%20%28The%20Hackers%20News%20-%20Security%20Blog%29

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Cyber Security: Incident Responder

Original Article Here It’s often thought that after acquiring expensive and famous IT security certifications, you can be an Incident Responder right away. Even when someone has graduated with the highest honor, and a medal as big as a Viking’s plate, from the top 10 IT security universities in the….http://infosechotspot.com/cyber-security-incident-responder/

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Hacker Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Spreading Linux Malware

A Russian man accused of infecting tens of thousands of computer servers worldwide to generate millions in fraudulent payments has been imprisoned for 46 months (nearly four years) in a United States’ federal prison. 41-year-old Maxim Senakh, of Velikii Novgorod, was arrested by Finnish police in….http://thehackernews.com/2017/08/linux-malware-hacking.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20TheHackersNews%20%28The%20Hackers%20News%20-%20Security%20Blog%29

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