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Zmap – open-source network scanner could scan the globe in 45 minutes making the internet look tiny


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Security researchers from University of Michigan have come up with an amazing tool to scan the internet.  As per the reports, the scanner can scan the entire web in 45 minutes which sounds almost a miracle.  Often security testers used nmap for their scan which took a long time scanning their targets but this research […]
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New Fake DHL Notification phishing email with ‘Shipment not delivered’ – goes around on Gmail


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                                              DHL fake phishing email has been around for a while. A new set of emails has been going around since last week. Arun from Mobilesecurityrearch received a email from DHL which almost […]
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Vulnerability in Windows Phone wifi can lead to theft of sensitive information


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Hacker could use the known vulnerability to pose as a known Wi-Fi access point, thereby causing  WindowsPhone 7.8 or Windows Phone 8 devices to automatically attempt to authenticate with it. During this process it will be handing over encrypted domain credentials (password) to the attackers. Microsoft has issued an advisory warning concerning a Windows Phone […]
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Microsoft disrupts Shadowservers ability to inform network owners about Citadel botnet – Abuse.ch


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Shadowserver is a non-profit organization like abuse.ch,  informs the associated network owners about the infections reported by my sinkhole, in addition to infections reported by their own sinkholes and sinkholes run by other operators. Every Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Internet Service Provider (ISP) and network owner can get a feed from Shadowserver for their […]
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Hackers target Microsoft Digital Crime Unit to spread Malware


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Bogus alert from Microsoft Digital Crime Unit carries malware.  Microsoft Digital Crime Unit helps fight online crimes  partnering with other organisations, the division of Microsoft that was responsible to take down few of botnets and investigate of various online legal issues. As per  Sophos the spammed out email looks like the screenshot below. The email with the old […]
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