The unpatched flaw allows an attacker to delete any kind of file on a victim machine, including system data.

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After a two-quarter lull in the action, malware activity resurged in the third quarter of the year, especially on the business front.

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By Waqas A few days ago it was reported that a new malware called GreyEnergy has been targeting high-profile industrial and energy sector with espionage and fingers were pointed at Russian hackers. Now, it has been revealed that Petrochemical plants in Saudi Arabia have been on the radar of cybercriminals lately and it turns out that nation-states are […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Russia launched Triton malware to sabotage Saudi petrochemical plant

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Cybersecurity firm FireEye claims to have discovered evidence that proves the involvement of a Russian-owned research institute in the development of the TRITON malware that caused some industrial systems to unexpectedly shut down last year, including a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia.

TRITON, also known as Trisis, is a piece of ICS malware designed to target the Triconex Safety

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A security researcher with Twitter alias SandboxEscaper—who two months ago publicly dropped a zero-day exploit for Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler—has yesterday released another proof-of-concept exploit for a new Windows zero-day vulnerability.

SandboxEscaper posted a link to a Github page hosting a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for the vulnerability that appears to be a privilege

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By Waqas The official website of Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative ‘Davos in the Desert’ was hit by a cyber attack in which hackers defaced its homepage to protest the brutal murder of The Washington Post's journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey and killings of innocent civilians in Yemen. The unknown hackers left a deface page along with a brief message on […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Hackers deface Saudi ‘Davos in the Desert’ site against Khashoggi's death

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After being exposed, the APT made minor adjustments in their tactics to stay off the security radar.

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By Waqas Mozilla has announced that it will be launching an experimental feature in the new version of Firefox that will offer ProtonVPN subscriptions. The feature, however, will be accessible by users only after they subscribe for a monthly package. It is basically, a subscription-based VPN (virtual private network) that will cost $10 per month. The new […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: ProtonVPN Subscriptions Now Available on Firefox for $10

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