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UK taxman has amassed voice profiles of 5.1 million taxpayers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Červen, 2018 - 13:50
Big Brother Watch questions legal basis for data retention

Campaign group Big Brother Watch has accused HMRC of creating ID cards by stealth after it was revealed the UK taxman has amassed a database of 5.1 million people's voiceprints.…

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The WannaCrypt ransomware scam – what you need to know [PODCAST]

Sophos Naked Security - 25 Červen, 2018 - 13:48
A hoax about ransomware called "WannaCrypt" has been widely spammed out. But is an attack of this sort technically possible?

Internet shut down in Algeria to stop exam cheats

Sophos Naked Security - 25 Červen, 2018 - 13:30
It’s exam time again, and aside from panic and caffeine-fuelled all-nighters, that can only mean one thing: A lot of people are getting their internet shut off.

Monday review – the hot 22 stories of the week

Sophos Naked Security - 25 Červen, 2018 - 11:18
From the "world's worst" smart padlock to the Dark Web drug dealer betrayed by his beard - catch up with everything we wrote last week.

A volt out of the blue: Phone batteries reveal what you typed and read

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Červen, 2018 - 08:31
Power trace sniffing, a badly-designed API and some cloudy AI spell potential trouble

A group of researchers has demonstrated that smartphone batteries can offer a side-channel attack vector by revealing what users do with their devices through analysis of power consumption.…

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Benefit now from early bird discount tickets for VB2018

Virus Bulletin News - 25 Červen, 2018 - 07:18
If you want to come to VB2018 in Montreal this year (and why wouldn't you?) and want to save a bit on the ticket price (and why wouldn't you?), remember that early bird discounts will be available until 30 June.

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India tells its banks to get Windows XP off ATMs – in 2019!

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Červen, 2018 - 02:53
And do some pretty basic security hygiene before then

The Reserve Bank of India has given that country's banking sector a hard deadline to get Windows XP out of its ATMs: June 2019.…

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Hardened Azure logins, softened containers, leaky encrypted images on Macs – and more

The Register - Anti-Virus - 23 Červen, 2018 - 10:12
Plus: Crypto-cash and keeping up with McAfee

Roundup  This week you had to deal with AI security panic, fake Fortnite, and, if you use OpenBSD, the end of Intel HyperThread support

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iPhone pwned? Researcher says he can unlock iOS without running out of tries

Sophos Naked Security - 23 Červen, 2018 - 02:36
A security researcher says he's found a way to guess iPhone lock codes without getting blocked after 10 mistakes.

Meet TLBleed: A crypto-key-leaking CPU attack that Intel reckons we shouldn't worry about

The Register - Anti-Virus - 23 Červen, 2018 - 00:44
How to extract 256-bit keys with 99.8% success

Updated  Intel has, for now, no plans to specifically address a side-channel vulnerability in its processors that can be potentially exploited by malware to extract encryption keys and other sensitive info from applications.…

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Fortnite Fraudsters Infest the Web with Fake Apps, Scams - 22 Červen, 2018 - 22:44
Malefactors have doubled down on duping Fortnite enthusiasts, releasing YouTube videos with links to scam versions of the game. And that's not all.
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Malicious App Infects 60,000 Android Devices – But Still Saves Their Batteries - 22 Červen, 2018 - 21:09
A battery-saving app enables attackers to snatch text messages and read sensitive log data - but it also holds true to its advertising.
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Supreme Court Bolsters Mobile-Phone Privacy Rights - 22 Červen, 2018 - 19:40
Supreme Court decision requires law enforcement to obtain a warrant to gain access to cellphone records for tracking citizens.
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DDoS-Happy ‘Bitcoin Baron’ Sentenced to Almost 2 Years in Jail - 22 Červen, 2018 - 19:13
Far from being a simple hacktivist filled with an impulse for social justice, a different picture emerges when his activity is collated together.
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Roku TV, Sonos Speaker Devices Open to Takeover - 22 Červen, 2018 - 17:35
The Roku streaming video device and the Sonos Wi-Fi speakers suffer from the same DNS rebinding flaw reported in Google Home and Chromecast devices earlier this week.
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“WannaCrypt” ransomware scam demands payment in advance!

Sophos Naked Security - 22 Červen, 2018 - 15:58
To avoid the need for actual ransomware, just insist on payment up front...

Holy Potatoes! Popular games remove “spyware” after gamers revolt

Sophos Naked Security - 22 Červen, 2018 - 13:22
Whether what Red Shell does is an invasion of privacy or a harmless tool seems to depend on whether you’re a developer or a gamer.

ICE staff doxxed on Twitter, GitHub, Medium amid child separation furore

Sophos Naked Security - 22 Červen, 2018 - 12:52
Major websites took steps to protect ICE staff as tension over the US family separation policy ratcheted up.

Schneier warns of 'perfect storm': Tech is becoming autonomous, and security is garbage

The Register - Anti-Virus - 22 Červen, 2018 - 11:36
Tel Aviv treated to Brucey's bonus views

Israel Cyber Week  With insecure computers in charge, the healthcare and transportation sectors have become a nexus of security problems, infosec veteran Bruce Schneier warned delegates at Israel Cyber Week.…

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Don't panic, but your baby monitor can be hacked into a spycam

The Register - Anti-Virus - 22 Červen, 2018 - 08:30
Researchers confirm hardware vulnerable to remote attacks

Security researchers say they can back up a mother's claim that her baby monitor had been remotely hacked and used to spy on her family.…

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