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Opponents Vow to Continue the Fight after Trump Reauthorizes Domestic Spying Law - 19 Leden, 2018 - 23:27
There is "a glimmer of light" despite the Senate's move to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, says the ACLU.
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America restarts dodgy spying program – just as classified surveillance abuse memo emerges

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Leden, 2018 - 22:21
There is literally nothing decent in this story

Analysis  The US Senate reauthorized a controversial NSA spying program on Thursday – and then, because it's 2018 and nothing matters any more, embarked on a partisan battle over a confidential memo that outlines Uncle Sam's alleged abuse of surveillance powers.…

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OnePlus Confirms Credit Card Breach Impacted Up to 40,000 Customers - 19 Leden, 2018 - 21:38
The breach is the latest piece of bad publicity for the popular Chinese handset maker.
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New Dridex Variant Emerges With An FTP Twist - 19 Leden, 2018 - 19:45
A recently discovered Dridex campaign had a few peculiar characteristics, including the use of FTP instead of HTTP.
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Apple Preps ChaiOS iMessage Bug Fix for Next Week - 19 Leden, 2018 - 18:12
A so-called ‘text bomb’ flaw in Apple’s iPhone and Mac computers that causes devices to crash or restart will be patched next week, according to multiple sources.
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There are other, <i>legal</i> ways to nab Microsoft emails, privacy groups remind Supremes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Leden, 2018 - 16:03
Redmond finds allies in Irish data centre spat

Allowing Uncle Sam to seize emails stored in Microsoft's Irish data centre would violate foreign data protection laws and risk setting a damaging precedent, the US Supreme Court has been told.…

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The Google Play “Super Antivirus” that’s not so super at all… [REPORT]

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Leden, 2018 - 14:59
SophosLabs has published a technical report digging into the details of a not-so-super "Super Antivirus" charade on Google Play.

90% of Gmail users could improve their security easily, but don’t

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Leden, 2018 - 14:43
There's something alarming about the world’s one billion regular Gmail users – barely any have turned on two-step verification.

Virtual reality porn app SinVR exposes details of 20,000 customers

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Leden, 2018 - 13:25
Personal details of adult virtual reality game SinVR customers were accidentally exposed for two weeks, while security researchers tried to get the company's attention

“Give me a job or else!” approach fails to land IT job

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Leden, 2018 - 12:43
Sending an application letter to your prospective employer is a good idea, an extortion letter, not so much

Does your credit card need a tinfoil hat to keep it safe on the train?

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Leden, 2018 - 12:33
Can the person squashed up against you on the train read your credit card without you realising? If so, what can you do about it?

Delve into the hidden corners of security at CyberThreat18

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Leden, 2018 - 10:19
New event set to infiltrate QEII

Promo  If you are a cybersecurity practitioner who feels on top of the latest developments in your field, CyberThreat18 may make you want to think again.…

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Two things will survive a nuclear holocaust: Cockroaches and crafty URLs like ғасеьоок.com

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Leden, 2018 - 07:03
Pesky phishing pages using international domain names just won't go away

It's been known for a long while that people can use similar-looking non-Roman characters to create internet addresses that look similar to real ones.…

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You get a lawsuit! And you get a lawsuit! And you! Now Apple sued over CPU security flaws

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Leden, 2018 - 00:15
iGiant up next in the Meltdown-Spectre-sueball-a-palooza

Add Apple to the list of companies facing a legal backlash in the US over the Spectre and Meltdown CPU security fiasco.…

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Sprawling Mobile Espionage Campaign Targets Android Devices - 18 Leden, 2018 - 23:59
A massive mobile espionage campaign has been collecting troves of sensitive personal information since 2012, according to a new report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security firm Lookout.
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Sad-sack Anon calling himself 'Mr Cunnilingus' online is busted for DDoSing ex-bosses

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 22:23
Electronics tutor's taunts come back to haunt him

An electronics technician pleaded guilty on Wednesday to orchestrating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on a former employer and other organizations – and to unlawfully possessing a firearm as a former felon.…

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Google Awards Record $112,500 Bounty for Android Exploit Chain - 18 Leden, 2018 - 19:14
Prolific Google bug hunter Guang Gong earns highest ever Android Security Rewards payout.
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Someone is touting a mobile, PC spyware platform called Dark Caracal to governments

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 17:00
Hundreds of gigabytes already slurped, say EFF and Lookout

An investigation by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security biz Lookout has uncovered Dark Caracal, a surveillance-toolkit-for-hire that has been used to suck huge amounts of data from Android mobiles and Windows desktop PCs around the world.…

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Investigation outs Dark Caracal, the high-tech spying network for hire to governments

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 17:00
Advanced surveillance system puts mobile first for stealing data

An investigation by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security firm Lookout have uncovered Dark Caracal, a highly advanced spying platform sucking huge amounts of data from mobiles and desktops around the world.…

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Intel Says Firmware Fixes for Spectre and Meltdown Affecting Newer Chips - 18 Leden, 2018 - 16:53
Intel says its firmware updates for Meltdown and Spectre are causing additional reboots and hits to performance.
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