Adobe Flash Player is prone to an unspecified remote code-execution vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the affected applications. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause a denial-of-service condition. Adobe Flash Player version 220.127.116.11 and prior versions are vulnerable.
ICO attacks are new normal in 2018. On an average 10 ICOs get hacked every month. Successful ICOs are all about correct execution.
Most founders do not factor in the required cyber security practices to launch tokens and end up losing millions to silly hacks. ICO startups are left with very few options after a heist.
As it turns out, 2016 was even worse than the popular public opinion, with cyber-attacks on major companies practically every day. It was a yearlong Christmas for cyber criminals. Some were politically motivated, most did it for money and a few special snowflakes just did it for the giggles. From Silicon Valley giants to top governmental organisations, everyone was affected as over a billions records were compromised. Here are a few (of the many, many) hacks from last year’s cyber-shitstorm:
In 2014 alone, more than one billion personal records were illegally accessed. 2014 has witnessed the hacks of high profile brands like Sony, the U.S. Postal Service, JP Morgan Chase, iCloud (for celebrity nude photos) and many more. Unfortunately, 2015 wasn't any better for IT security.
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