Archive for February 1, 2018 | Daily archive page

Can’t login to Skype? You’re not alone. Chat app’s been a bit crap for five days now

A bunch of Skype users are unhappy that they’re been unable to sign into the VoIP service for several days.The yakkity-yak app has fallen flat since January 24, leaving a number of punters with two-factor authentication enabled unable to get back into the software after signing out.”Skype users who are signed in are not affected,” […]

Crooks make US ATMs spew million-plus bucks in ‘jackpotting’ hacks

ash machines in the US are being hacked to spew hundreds of dollar bills – a type of theft dubbed “jackpotting” because the ATMs look like slot machines paying out winnings.A gang of miscreants have managed to steal more than $1m from ATMs using this attack, according to a senior US Secret Service official speaking […]

Maybe you should’ve stuck with NetWare: Hijackers can bypass Active Directory controls

“The idea of a rogue domain controller is not new and has been mentioned multiple times in previous security publications but required invasive techniques (like installing a virtual machine with Windows Server) and to log on a regular domain controller (DC) to promote the VM into a DC for the targeted domain.”That’s easily spotted, so […]

UK.gov mass data slurping ruled illegal – AGAIN

In a judgment handed down this morning, judges backed a challenge brought by deputy Labour leader Tom Watson in a long-running battle against state surveillance rules.These laws allow for ISPs and telcos to retain communications data for up to a year and for public authorities to get access to this information. But campaigners have argued […]

AutoSploit searches shodan for weak machines and metasploit to hack them for you

https://github.com/NullArray/AutoSploitAs the name might suggest AutoSploit attempts to automate the exploitation of remote hosts. Targets are collected automatically as well by employing the Shodan.io API. The program allows the user to enter their platform specific search query such as; Apache, IIS, etc, upon which a list of candidates will be retrieved. After this operation has […]

Stupid Truck Driver Drove Right Over the Nazca Lines

Argentine newspaper Clarín reports that the driver said he didn’t know the area because he had never traveled there before and that he left the road because of a mechanical problem. The newspaper speculated that the driver actually drove off the Pan-American Highway to avoid paying a toll. Flores Vigo left tire tracks in a […]

 
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