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Avast detected 850 thousands PCs infected with Retadup malware

Avast detected Retadup infection

Avast, a digital security product developer, in collaboration with the French National Gendarmerie Cybercrime Center, discovered and destroyed Retadup, a worm that infected hundreds of thousands of Windows PCs in Latin America. Cryptocurrency attackers spread Retadup. Sometimes they use Stop Ransomware and Arkei to do this. Today, thanks to cooperation, …

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Valve developers did not completely close Steam vulnerability

Valve did not close Steam vulnerability

Independent information security researcher Xiaoyin Liu bypassed Steam’s protection from a previously discovered vulnerability. It turned out Valve did not completely close Steam vulnerability. Considering Valve’s position, which brought this bug out of its area of responsibility, the expert chose to publish an exploit without notifying the company’s specialists. “I …

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0-day vulnerability affects more than 100 million users

0-day vulnerability affects more than 100 million users

Windows client for Steam, a popular platform for digital distribution of video games, contains a zero-day vulnerability that could lead to elevated privileges in the system. As a result, an attacker can run programs as administrator. Given that the number of registered Steam users exceeds 100 million, of which several …

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For dangerous BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows are arriving exploits

Last week Microsoft released a patch that closes CVE-2019-0708 vulnerability (BlueKeep) that enables executing attacks, similar to WannaCry that affected thousands of computers worldwide. Bug affects Remote Desktop Services, previously known as Terminal Services. Though in company did not fix attacks with the use of this vulnerability, series of Internet-security …

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