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Massive WebRTC Flaw Hits VPN Services

If you use any of the major VPN services out there, your IP address information could have been put at risk due to a new flaw that’s been discovered in the WebRTC communication protocol. The problem appears when protected information is passed through popular browsers such as Firefox or Chrome. Thankfully, it’s because the flaw Read More

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New DRIDEX Malware Deploys Macro Technique to Infect Users

According to a recent blog post from security researchers at the threat monitoring group Trend Micro, a new malware known as DRIDEX has been spotted targeting banking institutions and individual customers who log into their financial accounts from their desktops at home. An evolution of the long-defunct CRIDEX bug which made its debut last year, Read More

Security Flaw Discovered in OSX Yosemite, Dubbed “Rootpipe”

Details have emerged on Twitter regarding a new exploit for OSX Yosemite that gives hackers the ability to escalate administrative privileges on a compromised machine, and bypass the usual safeguards which are supposed to place a stop on anyone who tries to root the OS through a temporary backdoor. First discovered by Swedish penetration tester Read More

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Ebola-Themed Emails Used To Spread Malware

As of today, 4,881 deaths of Ebola had been reported in West Africa. While the rapid spread of the virus and risk of a pandemic is causing fear around the globe, cyber criminals are trying to exploit the situation as casual email users forget basic security practices in an attempt to keep themselves ‘updated’. Security Read More

Google Discovers a Vulnerability in SSL 3.0, Dubbed “Poodle”

This Tuesday, Google announced they had discovered a major vulnerability in the SSL 3.0 protocol. They haven’t released any further details on the scope of the problem or the exact systems it could potentially affect, but stay tuned to VPN Creative for all the latest news as it develops. UPDATE: Google has officially released their Read More

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Russian ‘Sandworm’ Virus Discovered, NATO Targeted

Researchers from the security firm iSight have announced their discovery of a new zero-day exploit, Sandworm, that had “wormed” its way into the networks of several major government organizations including NATO and Ukranian institutions. Because of the specific nature of the targets listed, iSight was quick to pick up a trail on the culprits, all Read More

Mozilla Patches Flaw in Bugzilla Bug Reporter

In one of the more “Inception-esque” exploits this side of 2014, the security outfit CheckPoint Security have announced they have discovered a crack in Mozilla’s Bugzilla bug reporting software which allowed anyone who knew their way in the ability to view and record all the latest bugs that were appearing in system-wide version revisions of Read More

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Murder By Internet Could Be A Reality, Say Researchers

The constantly evolving nature of Internet of Everything (IoE) is making us more and more vulnerable to online crimes, a US firm has warned. The scary part is that governments are not prepared to combat this threat of ‘online murder’ as criminals exploit Internet technologies to target their victims. Europol says that in the immediate Read More

BadUSB Source Code Published on Github

Back in August of this year, we wrote about a new form of malware called BadUSB, which was capable of infecting billions of devices currently in operation around the globe, everything from mice to keyboard, and even simple flash-based thumb drives. The flaw was originally discovered by researchers at Security Research Labs in Berlin, which Read More

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