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Microsoft Finds macOS Bug That Lets Malware Bypass Security Checks
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Microsoft Finds macOS Bug That Lets Malware Bypass Security Checks

Gatekeeper is a macOS security feature that automatically checks all apps downloaded from the Internet if they are notarized and developer-signed (approved by Apple)...

PDF Smuggles Microsoft Word Doc to Drop Snake Keylogger Malware
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PDF Smuggles Microsoft Word Doc to Drop Snake Keylogger Malware

Threat analysts at HP Wolf Security have discovered a recent malware distribution campaign that uses PDF attachments to transport Word documents with malicious...

Cyberspies Use IP Cameras to Deploy Backdoors, Steal Exchange Emails
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Cyberspies Use IP Cameras to Deploy Backdoors, Steal Exchange Emails

An Advanced Persistent Threat gang discovered by researchers at security company Mandiant is penetrating corporate networks to steal Exchange emails from those...

Chinese Hackers Abuse VLC Media Player to Launch Malware Loader
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Chinese Hackers Abuse VLC Media Player to Launch Malware Loader

Symantec researchers have identified a campaign perpetrated by a hacker group associated with the Chinese government using VLC Media Player to launch a custom malware...

Hundreds of HP Printer Models Vulnerable to Remote Code Execution
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Hundreds of HP Printer Models Vulnerable to Remote Code Execution

HP issued security advisories for three critical-severity vulnerabilities impacting its LaserJet Pro, Pagewide Pro, OfficeJet, Enterprise, Large Format, and DeskJet...

HP Patches 16 UEFI Firmware Bugs Allowing Stealthy Malware Infections
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HP Patches 16 UEFI Firmware Bugs Allowing Stealthy Malware Infections

Researchers at Binarly discovered 16 high-impact UEFI firmware vulnerabilities affecting multiple HP models.
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