Almaty hosted the international forum "Digital Almaty 2021 - Digital reboot: a breakthrough into a new reality." Within the framework of the forum, a panel session was organized: "Challenges to information security during the pandemic," at which Alexander Kosenkov, deputy director of the National Information Security Coordination Center (NCCIB) of State Technical Service JSC, spoke as a speaker. [Profit]

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More than one hundred thousand firewalls, VPN gateways and access point controllers from Zyxel contained a hard-coded administrative backdoor account, which, if necessary, could open root access to cybercriminals to devices through the SSH interface or the administrator's web panel. According to the RK Computer Incident Response Service, a dangerous account was discovered by specialists of Eye Control, based in the Netherlands. [Profit]

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Kaspersky Lab analyzed ten English and Russian-language international shadow forums and found out what time users' data on the black market are estimated today. It turned out that their cost is quite high. Especially in demand are selfies with documents such as passports or driver's licenses (up to $40-60 per document), medical cards (up to $30 per full patient card), information from a credit card (up to $20), PayPal accounts (up to $500), as well as accounts in entertainment or streaming services such as, for example, Netflix, Twitch or Pornhh.

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Information security experts found that hackers from Turla were able to make changes to Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome on other people 's computers. In this way, cyber criminals were able to track even encrypted traffic. This is reported by [ZDNet].

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The address about a suspicious Internet resource which duplicates the official Homebank.kz Internet resource came to service KZ-CERT, masking under the domain name HomeYbank.com. [Profit]

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The specialists of the Center of the analysis and investigation reported a cyber of the attacks (TsARKA) about detection of serious leak of personal data of Kazakhstan citizens. In free access there was information of 11 million citizens. As emphasize in TsARKA, actually — all this full age population of the country. [Profit]

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The service of response to computer incidents of KZ-CERT of "The public technical service" of KNB published a warning of activization in the territory of Kazakhstan of Internet swindlers, transfers [Tengrinews.kz].

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Wednesday, 13 March 2019 19:07

The universal way of breaking wi-fi is found

All devices having a possibility of connection to Wi-Fi are under the threat of breaking, scientists from the Belgian university of Leuven said. Experts noted that it is possible to crack any gadget from which go on-line thus. [hi-tech.mail.ru]

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The "white" hacker from Taiwan claims that on the future Sunday he will broadcast breaking and removal of the page of the founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg on the air on the same platform. He has written about it to Facebook to the of 26 000 friends. It is reported that Chang Chi-yuan in the country is well-known. [hi-tech.mail.ru]

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Thanks to critical vulnerability hackers have flooded the "decentralized" platform of exchange of tokens of 1 billion false tokens of EOS. As a result they could steal at users nearly $58 000 in cryptocurrency. [hi-tech.mail.ru]

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