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New Windows Server Updates Cause DC Boot Loops, Break Hyper-V
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New Windows Server Updates Cause DC Boot Loops, Break Hyper-V

The updates cause Windows domain controllers enter a boot loop, with servers getting into an endless cycle of Windows starting and then rebooting after a few minutes...

Honeypot Experiment Reveals What Hackers Want From IoT Devices
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Honeypot Experiment Reveals What Hackers Want From IoT Devices

A honeypot experiment has clarified hackers' goals in targeting Internet of Things devices.

Large-Scale Phishing Study Shows Who Bites the Bait More Often
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Large-Scale Phishing Study Shows Who Bites the Bait More Often

Researchers at Switzerland's ETH Zurich found that study participants aged 18-19 and those aged 50-59 are most likely to click on phishing links.

BotenaGo Botnet Targets Millions of IoT Devices with 33 Exploits
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BotenaGo Botnet Targets Millions of IoT Devices with 33 Exploits

AT&T researchers found the BotenaGo malware botnet uses 33 exploits to attack millions of routers, modems, network attached storage, and Internet of Things devices...

Phishing Attack Uses Morse Code to Hide Malicious URLs
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Phishing Attack Uses Morse Code to Hide Malicious URLs

BleepingComputer has identified a new targeted phishing campaign in which emails pretending to be company invoices use Morse code in an attachment to hide malicious...

Researchers Mount Successful GPS Spoofing Attack Against Road Navigation Systems
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Researchers Mount Successful GPS Spoofing Attack Against Road Navigation Systems

Researchers have demonstrated an effective global-positioning system spoofing hack against road navigation systems.

New Fingerprinting Techniques Identify ­sers Across Different Browsers on the Same Pc
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New Fingerprinting Techniques Identify ­sers Across Different Browsers on the Same Pc

A U.S.-based multi-university research effort has yielded distinct fingerprinting methods to track users when they use different browsers installed on the same...

­ltrasound Tracking Could Be ­sed to Deanonymize Tor ­sers
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­ltrasound Tracking Could Be ­sed to Deanonymize Tor ­sers

Ultrasounds emitted by ads or JavaScript code hidden on a page accessed through the Tor Browser can deanonymize Tor users by making nearby phones or computers send...
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