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Fake Fortnite Apps for Android Spread Spyware, Cryptominers - 17 Květen, 2018 - 21:48
An array of malicious Android apps purporting to be popular game Fortnite are instead harvesting call logs and downloading cryptomining malware.
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‘Voice-Squatting’ Turns Alexa, Google Home into Silent Spies - 17 Květen, 2018 - 21:43
A team of academic researchers has demonstrated that it's possible to possible to closely mimic legitimate voice commands in order to carry out nefarious actions on these home assistants.
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Cisco Warns of Three Critical Bugs in Digital Network Architecture Platform - 17 Květen, 2018 - 18:16
The company urges customers to patch three vulnerabilities that received the highest severity rating of 10.
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One Year After WannaCry: A Fundamentally Changed Threat Landscape - 17 Květen, 2018 - 17:25
Threatpost talked to several security researchers about what's changed in the past year.
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Podcast: The Evolution of Deception Technology - 17 Květen, 2018 - 17:00
Deception technology is an emerging category of cyber defense that is particularly useful when it comes to IoT devices, SCADA systems and medical devices.
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Biometrics: Better than your mother's maiden name. Good luck changing your body if your info is stolen

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 15:27
The eyes have it

Identity theft has hit record levels in the UK – the vast majority of incidents are online. The UK's largest cross-sector fraud sharing databases, Cifas recently logged 174,523 incidents finding eight out of 10 took place online.…

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Facebook crushes 583 million fake accounts in 3 months

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Květen, 2018 - 14:54
On a daily basis, it disables millions of fake accounts before they ever hatch.

Alexa, Siri and Google can be tricked by commands you can’t hear

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Květen, 2018 - 14:47
Researchers have shown how attackers could trick voice assistants.

CIA’s “Vault 7” mega-leak was an inside job, claims FBI

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Květen, 2018 - 13:46
The suspect worked for a CIA group that designed hacking tools at the time the cyber-spying arsenal was given to WikiLeaks.

Blighty's super-duper F-35B fighter jets are due to arrive in a few weeks

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 11:49
Defence secretary compares them to... WW2 Lancasters. Just a sec there, Gav

Britain's first permanently based F-35B fighter jets are due to arrive in our green and pleasant land in June.…

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Russian malware harvesting Telegram Desktop creds, chats

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 06:58
Python programmer may have outed himself on YouTube

Already under attack by Russia's telecommunications regulator, a new source of woe has emerged for crypto-chat app Telegram: malware.…

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Oh, great, now there's a SECOND remote Rowhammer exploit

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 03:35
Send enough crafted packets to a NIC to put nasties into RAM, then the fun really starts

Hard on the heels of the first network-based Rowhammer attack, some of the boffins involved in discovering Meltdown/Spectre have shown off their own technique for flipping bits using network requests.…

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DOJ convicts second bloke for helping malware go undetected

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 02:25
Scan scam? Scram

The US Federal government has got its second conviction in the dismantling of a service that helped malware writers get around security software.…

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Running Cisco DNA Center? Update right now to get rid of the static admin credential

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 00:50
Switchzilla scrambles out patches for trio of nasty flaws

Cisco has issued updates to address a trio of critical vulnerabilities in its Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Center appliance.…

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Critical Linux Flaw Opens the Door to Full Root Access - 16 Květen, 2018 - 23:05
The vulnerability allows an attacker to execute a malware or other payloads on a client machine by sending malicious messages from the DHCP server.
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Lawyers for Marcus Hutchins: His 'I made malware' jail phone call isn't proper evidence

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Květen, 2018 - 22:20
Scrap accused Brit's chat transcript, court urged

Malware reverse-engineer Marcus Hutchins has tried to throw out phone transcripts and legal documents used against him by US prosecutors, who have accused him of computer crimes and fraud.…

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New Cryptominer Distributes XMRig in Aggressive Attacks - 16 Květen, 2018 - 21:56
Cryptominer WinstarNssmMiner is an aggressive malware strain that has launched 500,000 attacks in the past three days earning criminals $28,000.
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Red Hat admins, patch now – don’t let your servers get pwned!

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Květen, 2018 - 17:10
A command injection bug in Red Hat's DHCP client could allow an attacker to run any command on your computer. As root.

Chili’s PoS breach: Want some credit card theft with your baby back ribs?

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Květen, 2018 - 13:55
Chili's is advising customers to check their bank records after discovering the point-of-sale breach.

RIG EK Still Makes Waves, This Time with a Stealthy Backdoor - 16 Květen, 2018 - 13:19
The main purpose of Grobios malware is to help attacker establish a strong, persistent foothold in a victim's system, in order to drop additional payloads later.
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