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Law forcing Feds to get warrants for email slurping is sneaked into US military budget

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Květen, 2018 - 23:35
House slips privacy rules into Senate's files, crosses fingers

The US House of Representatives has once again advanced a law bill that would always require the FBI and cops to obtain a warrant from a judge before forcing email providers to hand over people's messages.…

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Bug In Git Opens Developer Systems Up to Attack - 30 Květen, 2018 - 22:12
A serious vulnerability was patched by developers behind Git that closes the door on a flaw that could lead to arbitrary code execution on a developer's system.
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Botnet Operators Team Up To Leverage IcedID, Trickbot Trojans - 30 Květen, 2018 - 22:10
The botnet operators behind two infamous trojans have banded together to gouge victims in a costly scheme.
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The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Květen, 2018 - 21:09
Canadian avoids maximum stretch behind bars after doing FSB's bidding

The Canadian mercenary hacker who helped Russian agents break into thousands of Yahoo! webmail accounts will be spending up to the next five years behind bars in America.…

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Yahoo Hacker Sentenced; Coke Opens Up a Can of Data Breach - 30 Květen, 2018 - 19:32
Fortune 500 breaches seem to be a theme this week.
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SpamCannibal blacklist service reanimated by squatters, claims every IP address is spammy

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Květen, 2018 - 19:20
Yes, even yours

Updated  SpamCannibal – a defunct service that issued blacklists of known spam servers – was hijacked early on Wednesday morning, spewing its own unwanted crap in the process.…

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Git security vulnerability could lead to an attack of the (repo) clones

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Květen, 2018 - 17:39
Best git patching y'all

A new version of Git has been emitted to ward off attempts to exploit a potential arbitrary code execution vulnerability – which can be triggered by merely cloning a malicious repository.…

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Google Patches 34 Browser Bugs in Chrome 67, Adds Spectre Fixes - 30 Květen, 2018 - 17:32
Google has rolled out its newest browser version (Chrome 67.0.3396.62) for Windows, Mac and Linux this week with new security fixes and biometric features.
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Hidden Cobra Strikes Again with Custom RAT, SMB Malware - 30 Květen, 2018 - 16:59
The North Korean-sponsored actors are targeting sensitive and proprietary information, and the malware could disrupt regular operations and disable systems and files.
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California tests digital license plates. Is tracking cars next?

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Květen, 2018 - 13:56
Beyond potential police surveillance, the plates could be as susceptible to hacking as other wireless and IoT technologies.

Despacito YouTube video hack – teenagers charged

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Květen, 2018 - 13:26
Web defacement is supposed to be an old-fashioned type of hack, but it probably didn’t look that way to YouTube viewers on 10 April.

Facebook to be blocked in Papua New Guinea for one month

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Květen, 2018 - 12:53
The plan: figure out how it affects people; ID users behind fake accounts, fake news & porn posts; and maybe cook up its own social network.

Tor exit node admin acquitted of aiding terrorism

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Květen, 2018 - 12:37
As the administrator of a Tor exit node, it could have been anyone who used his IP address.

Facebook battles tiny startup over privacy accusations

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Květen, 2018 - 12:18
Is there no end to Facebook’s petty humiliations? It is now the turn of an obscure startup called Six4Three to cause the company trouble.

MnuBot banking trojan communicates via SQL server

Virus Bulletin News - 30 Květen, 2018 - 12:07
Researchers at IBM X-Force have discovered MnuBot, a banking trojan targeting users in Brazil, which is noteworthy for using SQL Server for command and control communication.

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Have you heard about ransomware? Now's the time to ask: Are you covered?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Květen, 2018 - 10:34
Cyber-insurance gig to be worth $14bn by 2022

Every industry has its collection of shocking stories, but Britain's cyber-insurance sector can always be relied on to top the lot.…

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FBI fingers North Korea for two malware strains

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Květen, 2018 - 03:58
'Joanap' and 'Brambul' harvest info about your systems and send it home

US CERT has issued a Technical Alert that says two strains of malware are tools of the North Korean government.…

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Fraudsters Claim To Hack Two Canadian Banks - 29 Květen, 2018 - 23:15
Two Canadian banks reported that they may be targets of a hack after fraudsters claimed that they electronically accessed personal and account information.
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SEVered Attack Extracts the Memory of AMD-Encrypted VMs - 29 Květen, 2018 - 21:50
Virtual machines that use AMD’s hardware-based encryption scheme are vulnerable to attacks that can extract the full contents of their main memory – in plaintext.
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Sonic Tone Attacks Damage Hard Disk Drives, Crashes OS - 29 Květen, 2018 - 20:04
Attack uses ultrasonic sound waves to disrupt HHD read/write operations, which could lead to a system crash.
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