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Human failings undermine security – but who’s failing who?

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2017 - 20:29
A Ponemon survey puts “negligent employees” on the hook

What Triggers HTTPS Chrome Browser Warnings?

VirusList.com - 20 Září, 2017 - 20:20
Researchers combed through 2,000 Chrome error reports to better classify HTTPS error warnings.
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The Apache “Optionsbleed” security hole explained [VIDEO]

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2017 - 20:09
If you're looking for a non-techie, plain English, verbal explanation of the Apache "Optionsbleed" security bug, watch this!

IT fraudster facing four years' bird time for $10k blackmail

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2017 - 19:47
Blackmailed former employer, redirected company website for porn portal

An IT contractor who sabotaged a client's website and demanded $10,000 to restore it was this week convicted of wire fraud and sentenced to four years behind bars.…

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Malware Steals Data From Air-Gapped Network via Security Cameras

VirusList.com - 20 Září, 2017 - 19:40
Proof-of-concept malware called aIR-Jumper can be used to bypass air-gapped network protections and send data in and out of network.
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News in brief: Twitter stops terrorists; WhatsApp stops UK gov; Russia stops Dark Web drugs

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2017 - 19:05
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Deep-Learning PassGAN Tool Improves Password Guessing

VirusList.com - 20 Září, 2017 - 19:00
A deep-learning network known as a GAN has been applied to passwords, and a tool called PassGAN significantly improves the ability to guess user passwords over tools such as Hashcat or John the Ripper.
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Pirate Bay hits users’ CPUs with secret cryptocurrency mining

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2017 - 18:28
They should have asked. If they had, would it be better or worse than ads?

Manchester plod still running 1,500 Windows XP machines

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2017 - 14:48
Issue 'endemic' across public sector, shriek experts

Cops in Manchester, England, have 1,518 PCs running on Microsoft's dusty operating system Windows XP, according to a Freedom of Information response.…

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Why SMS two-factor authentication puts your bitcoins at risk

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2017 - 14:21
Your name and phone number is all that's needed to intercept SMS 2FA and raid your bitcoin wallet.

Lloyds Bank payments glitch frustrates merchants

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2017 - 13:48
C'mon, you POS... >:(

Lloyds Bank has admitted that unspecified technical problems affected the operation of its Cardnet payment system on Tuesday. The UK bank denied suggestions that it had suffered a cyber attack.…

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Cloud-Focused Firms Earn High Marks for Software Security in BSIMM8 Report

VirusList.com - 20 Září, 2017 - 12:05
Businesses that are cloud-focused tend to run the most secure software, while the healthcare sector is struggling the most when it comes to accomplishing the same goal, according to the BSIMM8 Report.
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More data lost or stolen in first half of 2017 than the whole of last year

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2017 - 11:58
That's 1.9 BEEELLION records – and just you wait till GDPR

More data records were leaked or stolen by miscreants during the first half of 2017 (1.9 billion) than all of 2016 (1.37 billion).…

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Equifax's disastrous Struts patching blunder: THOUSANDS of other orgs did it too

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2017 - 10:03
Those are just the ones known to have downloaded outdated versions

Thousands of companies may be susceptible to the same type of hack that recently struck Equifax.…

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Transparency is essential when monitoring your users' activities

Virus Bulletin News - 20 Září, 2017 - 09:30
Activity monitoring by security products in general, and HTTPS traffic inspection in particular, are sensitive issues in the security community. There is a time and a place for them, VB's Martijn Grooten argues, but only when they are done right.

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Přes 2 miliony uživatelů používalo kompromitovaný CCleaner!

VIRY.CZ - 19 Září, 2017 - 09:12

Pokud používáte aplikaci CCleaner na „úklid“ pevného disku a náhle Vám ji antivirus označil za havěť, pak s velkou pravděpodobností nejde o falešný poplach!

Společnost Piriform Ltd., výrobce oblíbeného nástroje CCleaner, se totiž stala cílem útoku a nástroj CCleaner se stal hostitelem pro backdoor, tedy havěť, která dokáže od uživatelů vykrádat data. Postiženou verzi si nevědomky stáhlo kolem 2,7 milionů uživatelů (včetně mě). Pokud se o tom uživatel nedozví někde z médií, tak pravděpodobně při dalším spuštění CCleaneru, kdy je velká pravděpodobnost, že se ozve antivirus a ccleaner.exe nekompromisně zlikviduje jako každou jinou havěť (takhle antiviry reagují dle virustotal.com). Taktéž můj případ

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