When Your Office Scanner Is Framed for Phishing

When Your Office Scanner Is Framed for Phishing

The phishing campaign attempts to leverage the 'scan to email' functionality of modern office document-handling equipment as the bait text to lure users into opening an attachment which contains a credential-harvesting phishing page.

GoDaddy reports data breach involving SSH access on hosting accounts

GoDaddy reports data breach involving SSH access on hosting accounts

GoDaddy on Tuesday reported [PDF] an October data breach to Californian authorities, stating that an unauthorised individual was able to access SSH accounts used in its hosting environment.

Faking an email sender makes a scam email appear legitimate. Since the corona pandemic scammers increasingly fake emails from the WHO.

Faking an email sender makes a scam email appear legitimate. Since the corona pandemic scammers increasingly fake emails from the WHO.

Strict DKIM/DMARC policies in federated organizations might also lead to legitimate emails failing DKIM/DMARC checks and ending up in spam folders.To protect our users from faked emails coming from outside: We have just revamped our DMARC and DKIM checking to be more secure against forgery.

Qubes Architecture Next Steps: The GUI Domain

Qubes Architecture Next Steps: The GUI Domain

There were two big issues in the previous Qubes architecture that needed to be handled for an effective approach to a GUI domain: how the GUI protocol relied on dom0-level privileges and how managing anything in the system required dom0-level access to the hypervisor.

Review: Privacy Badger Browser Extension

Review: Privacy Badger Browser Extension

The algorithmic details may be complex but the basic principle is not: Privacy Badger observes the third party domains that are loaded as you browse the web, and blocks them if it sees them used on multiple websites.

CacheOut

CacheOut

We present CacheOut, a new speculative execution attack that is capable of leaking data from Intel CPUs across many security boundaries.We show that despite Intel's attempts to address previous generations of speculative execution attacks, CPUs are still vulnerable, allowing attackers to exploit these vulnerabilities to leak sensitive data.

WeLeakInfo gets pwned by FBI; Dutch, N. Irish police arrest alleged breach brokers

WeLeakInfo gets pwned by FBI; Dutch, N. Irish police arrest alleged breach brokers

In an announcement of the seizure of the domain posted Thursday by the US Justice Department, the DOJ alleged that WeLeakInfo allowed its users to access "a search engine to review and obtain the personal information illegally obtained in over 10,000 data breaches containing over 12 billion indexed records—including, for example, names, email addresses, usernames, phone numbers, and passwords for online accounts."

Access Now calls on Internet Society to halt the sale of .ORG

Access Now calls on Internet Society to halt the sale of .ORG

Berlin, Germany: While the internet community gathered at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to debate better internet governance structures, we learned that Internet Society (ISOC), with no warning or public input, intends to sell the control of the .ORG domain registry (called the Public Interest Registry, or PIR) for an undisclosed amount to a for-profit private equity firm called Ethos Capital.

CNAME Cloaking, the dangerous disguise of third-party trackers

CNAME Cloaking, the dangerous disguise of third-party trackers

Criteo is requesting the website to add a CNAME for domains like (note the randomness of the subdomain, we will talk about it later) to .

The org that doles out .org websites just sold itself to a for-profit company

The org that doles out .org websites just sold itself to a for-profit company

That’s not all: On June 30th, ICANN, the non-profit that oversees all domain names on the internet, agreed to remove price caps on rates for .org domain names — which were previously pretty cheap.

Elementary, my dear Watson! or, why secure DNS is a good thing – Dorothea Salo

Elementary, my dear Watson! or, why secure DNS is a good thing – Dorothea Salo

“I merely sniffed DNS queries on the house network.”.Below is the list of domain names on which Holmes based his deductions.

New 'Lockdown' Firewall App Lets You Block Any Connection to Any Domain for Privacy Protection

New 'Lockdown' Firewall App Lets You Block Any Connection to Any Domain for Privacy Protection

Lockdown, a new app launching today, is designed to be an open source firewall, letting users block any connection to any domain, including those that use ad tracking services and analytics platforms to monitor device usage.

What Is NXDOMAIN?

What Is NXDOMAIN?

When you search for a Web site (domain) that doesn’t exist, these ISPs will hijack your session (also called as Error Redirection service), and it will show suggestions for sites that are similar to what you entered with tons of advertisements.

Malicious Python libraries targeting Linux servers removed from PyPI

Malicious Python libraries targeting Linux servers removed from PyPI

Image: ReversingLabs A security firm found three malicious Python libraries uploaded on the official Python Package Index (PyPI) that contained a hidden backdoor which would activate when the libraries were installed on Linux systems.

Report: Russia Will Block Nine VPN Services in July

Report: Russia Will Block Nine VPN Services in July

The other providers contacted by Roskomnadzor include popular services like OpenVPN, NordVPN, four others with VPN in their names, IPVanish, TorGuard and Hide My Ass. Most were explicit in their refusal to comply with the regulator's demands, assuring their users that they weren't interested in perpetuating the Russian government's censorship.

Introducing The New Librem Chat

Introducing The New Librem Chat

Let us tell you about the new Librem Chat: the no worries, free end-to-end encrypted chat, VoIP and video-calling service. Librem Chat is built with free software, created by security and privacy experts.

How (and Why) to Change Your DNS Server

How (and Why) to Change Your DNS Server

Here's the thing: The servers that route your internet requests don't understand domain names like . It turns out that my ISP-supplied router, which brings me internet, TV, and phone service, does not permit me to change the DNS settings.

How can we prevent the Orwellian 1984 digital world? — GNU MediaGoblin

How can we prevent the Orwellian 1984 digital world? — GNU MediaGoblin

LibrePlanet is the Free Software Foundation's annual conference. In 1992, Torvalds freed the kernel Linux, which filled the last gap in GNU. The views of the speaker do not represent the Free Software Foundation.

Privacy 2019: Fixing a 16 year-old privacy problem in TLS with ESNI

Privacy 2019: Fixing a 16 year-old privacy problem in TLS with ESNI

If attackers gain control of the A/AAAA record, they can use this to know which website the user attempted to access since they will be able to decrypt the encrypted_server_name during ClientHello.

Vice versa HUAWEI P30 Pro without connection with China. The point is a misunderstanding when testing

Vice versa HUAWEI P30 Pro without connection with China. The point is a misunderstanding when testing

For cases where users of Huawei P30 Pro bought in Thailand Found that the device sent data to the Chinese government server Which Huawei Thailand contacted to investigate the facts of the problem After almost inspection at night We found that the device does not connect nor sends no data directly But it is the user's own test process that caused.

How To Stop Using Free Email

How To Stop Using Free Email

So for most free services like Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail, you're not going to be able to use your existing email address with a different email provider. The next thing you want to do is update all your online accounts that use your old address to contact you.

Privacy 2019: Tor, Meek & The Rise And Fall Of Domain Fronting

Privacy 2019: Tor, Meek & The Rise And Fall Of Domain Fronting

This allowed the creation of meek bridge relays on large clouds such as Google App Engine, Amazon CloudFront/EC2 and Microsoft Azure, hiding the actual target hostname behind domains such as , or various static asset CDNs. Domain fronting was nothing short of revolutionary for Tor users in high-risk countries.

Whois Lookup | Website Hacking #1

Whois Lookup | Website Hacking #1

is a very famous website help to perform Whois lookup just by entering the IP address or domain name. To perform Whois lookup open your terminal in your Kali Linux and type the whois following with IP address or domain name like.

Massive Spam Operation Uncovered In A Database Leak

Massive Spam Operation Uncovered In A Database Leak

The structure of the records left almost no doubts on the malicious nature of the dataset: IP with database was hosted on a domain called ‘‘ which is blacklisted by Spamhaus – an international nonprofit organization that tracks spam and related cyber threats.

OpenNIC Project

OpenNIC Project

Peered Networks We are peered with many different alternative DNS roots to give you easy access to a multitude of different namespaces, all from one server. FurNIC Providing resolution to any .fur domain through all of our Tier 2 resolvers.

MailStack - Multi Domain Temporary Mail

MailStack - Multi Domain Temporary Mail

MailStack Provide You Temporary E-mails, You can create Unlimited E-mail without Deleting Previous one, MailStack have number of white listed domain names that can use to Sing-up anywhere Check the mails in any mailbox in seconds. - No need to create mailbox!

A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking Attacks — Krebs on Security

A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking Attacks — Krebs on Security

Talos said the perpetrators of DNSpionage were able to steal email and other login credentials from a number of government and private sector entities in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates by hijacking the DNS servers for these targets, so that all email and virtual private networking (VPN) traffic was redirected to an Internet address controlled by the attackers.

Google Chrome zero-day used in the wild to collect user data via PDF files

Google Chrome zero-day used in the wild to collect user data via PDF files

Image: Google A security firm said this week that it discovered malicious PDF documents exploiting a Google Chrome browser zero-day. The company said it spotted two distinct sets of malicious PDF files exploiting this Chrome zero-day, with one series of files being spread around in October 2017, and the second set in September 2018.

ICANN seeks full deployment of tougher security extensions

ICANN seeks full deployment of tougher security extensions

But according to an announcement on Friday from ICANN, the DNS infrastructure is being targeted by ‘malicious activity.’ In response to the attacks on DNS, ICANN are calling for full deployment of the ‘Domain Name System Security Extensions’ (DNSSEC).

Want to evade censorship and protect your privacy? A rough and dirty guide to the DOH system

Want to evade censorship and protect your privacy? A rough and dirty guide to the DOH system

DoH allows your browser to make encrypted DNS queries to resolve domain names, so for instance if you wanted to visit www.streamable.com, your ISP would no longer know what requests your browser made to your DNS service provider.