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Samba, a popular implementation of the SMB networking protocol shared by various Linux distributions, has been found vulnerable, potentially letting cybercriminals remotely control victims. All versions starting with version 4.0 from 2012 seem to have been affected by the issue. Read More

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Last year may have been mostly about ransomware, but it’s difficult to forget the billion or so passwords that were spilled in high-profile breaches and credential leaks. Google and researchers from the University of California Berkeley attempted to ease some of that pain, and teamed up to analyze how cybercriminals operating underground markets for stolen […]

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Social engineering is one of the oldest tricks in the hacker book, used to target companies large and small. Psychological trickery to get employees to click on links, download infected documents or give away personal information via email is one of the top techniques still practiced by cybercriminals for fraud. Phishing schemes are common; they’ve […]

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