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The hacker group calling itself “Shadow Brokers” has made public another batch of files allegedly obtained from the NSA-linked threat actor tracked as the Equation Group. Microsoft has assured customers that these new exploits don’t affect up-to-date systems. The Shadow

Security researchers have confirmed the powercut suffered by the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was indeed the result of a cyber attack. Information Systems Security Partners (ISSP), investigating on behalf of national energy company Ukrenego, reported that not only was the

The same group of hackers that caused the power outage across several regions in Ukraine last Christmas holidays might have once again shut down power supply in northern Ukraine during the weekend. According to Ukrainian energy provider Ukrenergo, a cyber

Users and administrators of Ubuntu Linux desktops are being advised to patch their systems following the disclosure of serious security flaws. Researcher Donncha O’Cearbhaill, who discovered and privately reported the vulnerabilities to the Ubuntu team, said that a successful exploit

A remote code execution bug has been patched in the default installation of Ubuntu Desktop affecting all default installations of Quantal version 12.10 and later. According to researcher Donncha O’Cearbhaill, the bug allows for code injection when a user opens a

As expected, Mozilla released a new version of Firefox on Wednesday to address a zero-day vulnerability that was actively being exploited to de-anonymize Tor Browser users. The vulnerability, disclosed on a public Tor Project mailing list late Tuesday night, forced

Kaspersky Lab announced last week the launch of a new global computer emergency response team (CERT) focusing on industrial control systems (ICS). Through the Kaspersky Lab ICS-CERT, the security firm wants to share its knowledge and experience in securing industrial

The head of an international nuclear energy consortium said this week that a cyber attack caused a “disruption” at a nuclear power plant at some point during the last several years. Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency