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3Novices:No, WannaCry Is Not Dead! Hits Honda & Traffic Light Camera System

It’s been over a month since the WannaCry ransomware caused chaos worldwide and people have started counting its name as ‘the things of past,’ but…

…WannaCry is not DEAD!

The self-spreading ransomware is still alive and is working absolutely fine.

The latest victims of WannaCry are Honda Motor Company and 55 speed and traffic light cameras in Australia.

The WannaCry ransomware shuts


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3Novices:Brutal Kangaroo: CIA-developed Malware for Hacking Air-Gapped Networks Covertly

WikiLeaks has published a new batch of the ongoing Vault 7 leak, this time detailing a tool suite – which is being used by the CIA for Microsoft Windows that targets “closed networks by air gap jumping using thumb drives,” mainly implemented in enterprises and critical infrastructures.

Air-gapped computers that are isolated from the Internet or other external networks are believed to be the


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3Novices:Critical RCE Flaw Found in OpenVPN that Escaped Two Recent Security Audits

A security researcher has found four vulnerabilities, including a critical remote code execution bug, in OpenVPN, those were not even caught in the two big security audits of the open source VPN software this year.

OpenVPN is one of the most popular and widely used open source VPN software solutions mostly used for various connectivity needs, but it is especially popular for anonymous and


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3Novices:WebSites Found Collecting Data from Online Forms Even Before You Click Submit

‘Do I really need to give this website so much about me?’

That’s exactly what I usually think after filling but before submitting a web form online asking for my personal details to continue.

I am sure most of you would either close the whole tab or would edit already typed details (or filled up by browser’s auto-fill feature) before clicking ‘Submit’ — Isn’t it?

But closing the tab or


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3Novices:NSA Opens Github Account — Lists 32 Projects Developed by the Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) — the United States intelligence agency which is known for its secrecy and working in the dark — has finally joined GitHub and launched an official GitHub page.

The NSA employs genius-level coders and brightest mathematicians, who continually work to break codes, gather intelligence on everyone, and develop hacking tools like EternalBlue that was leaked by


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3Novices:Exclusive: Upcoming Windows 10 Version May Have Built-in EMET to Boost Security

It seems Microsoft is planning to build its EMET anti-exploit tool into the kernel of Windows 10 Creator Update (also known as RedStone 3), which is expected to release in September/October 2017.

So you may not have to separately download and install EMET in the upcoming version of the Windows 10.

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3Novices:Microsoft to Remove SMBv1 Protocol in Next Windows 10 Version (RedStone 3)

The Server Message Block version 1 (SMBv1) — a 30-year-old file sharing protocol which came to light last month after the devastating WannaCry outbreak — will be removed from the upcoming Windows 10 (1709) Redstone 3 Update.

The SMBv1 is one of the internet’s most ancient networking protocols that allows the operating systems and applications to read and write data to a system and a system to


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