Samsung printer having secret admin account Backdoor

US CERT warn about Some Samsung printers, including models the Korean company made for Dell, have a backdoor administrator account coded into their firmware. Continue reading

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UG Market News :Java zero-day exploit sold in underground Market

Once again a zero day vulnerability exploit is sold by cyber criminals in the underground, once again a the flaw is related to Oracle’s Java software that could allow to gain remote control over victim’s machine.The news has been reported by KrebsOnSecurity blog that announced that the exploit being sold on an Underweb forum. Continue reading

New OSX/Imuler Variant Targeting Tibetan Activists

Researchers over at Intego have recently discovered a new variant of  OSX/Imuler the data-stealing Mac malware, detected as OSX/Imuler.E which is believed to be targeting Tibetan rights activists.

This backdoor Trojan family was first discovered in September 2011 as a Mac PDF Trojan horse and has been targeting activist organizations with emails containing what appear to be pictures. Each variant has tried different tactics, either trying to scare or entice their target into opening the file.” explained.
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The cyber criminals behind the campaign are relying on the fact that by default, Mac OS X doesn’t display full file extensions, and therefore are attempting to trick end and corporate users into thinking that they’re about the view a JPG image file. Continue reading

New malware variant recognizes Windows 8, uses Google Docs as a proxy to phone home

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Windows 8 may block most malware out of the box, but there is still malware out there that thwarts Microsoft’s latest and greatest. A new Trojan variant, detected as Backdoor.Makadocs and spread via RTF and Microsoft Word document marked as Trojan.Dropper, has been discovered that not only adds a clause to target Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, but also uses Google Docs as a proxy server to phone home to its Command & Control (C&C) server. Continue reading

When Do You Go from Freelancer to Entrepreneur?

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Self-employed. Freelancer. Entrepreneur. Business owner. However you label it, these people are making an independent living by themselves and their businesses they have built.

These “labels” often blend into one another: those who are self-employed consider themselves business owners, business owners consider themselves entrepreneurs, freelancers consider themselves self-employed. For those who enjoy making a living from something they have built, they may label themselves all of the above. Continue reading