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Google pushes emergency Chrome update to fix two zero-days

Google has released Chrome 94.0.4606.71 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, to fix two zero-day vulnerabilities that have been exploited by attackers. “Google is aware the exploits for CVE-2021-37975 and CVE-2021-37976 exist in the wild,” Google disclosed in the list of security fixes fixed in today’s …

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RansomEXX ransomware Linux encryptor may damage victims’ files

​Cybersecurity firm Profero has discovered that the RansomExx gang does not correctly lock Linux files during encryption, leading to potentially corrupted files. In a new report by Profero, Senior Incident Responder Brenton Morris says the RansomEXX decryptor was failing on various files encrypted by the …

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Facebook open-sources tool to find Android app security flaws

Facebook today open-sourced a static analysis tool its software and security engineers use internally to find potentially dangerous security and privacy flaws in the company’s Android and Java applications. This security-focused tool, dubbed Mariana Trench (MT), can analyze large codebases of tens of millions of lines of code to spot vulnerabilities …

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Russia arrests cybersecurity firm CEO after raiding offices

Russian law enforcement on Tuesday has arrested Ilya Sachkov, the co-founder and CEO of cybersecurity company Group-IB, on suspicion of high treason resulting from sharing data with foreign intelligence. While details about the accusations have yet to be disclosed, a court in Moscow decided that Sachkov be …

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FinFisher malware hijacks Windows Boot Manager with UEFI bootkit

Commercially developed FinFisher malware now can infect Windows devices using a UEFI bootkit that it injects in the Windows Boot Manager. FinFisher (also known as FinSpy and Wingbird) is a surveillance solution developed by Gamma Group that also comes with malware-like capabilities often found in spyware strains. …

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