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Should you stay awake at night worrying about hackers on the grid?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Červenec, 2017 - 11:33
Watt's all this about cyberspy threat leaks... Analysts weigh in

Analysis  The energy sector across multiple Western countries is under intensified assault by hackers. Security experts warn that industrial systems are wide open to potential exploit once hackers secure a foothold, the most difficult part of the hacking process, using targeted phishing or similar tactics.…

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VB2017 Small Talks and reserve papers announced

Virus Bulletin News - 28 Červenec, 2017 - 11:28
Today we announce the first two Small Talks for the VB2017 programme: ENISA will provide its perspective on the WannaCry outbreak and the lessons learned from it, while David Harley will talk about the past and present of security product testing.

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How to hack a Sysadmin – jump the IT support queue every time!

Sophos Naked Security - 28 Červenec, 2017 - 10:57
Celebrate #SysAdminDay by learning how to win friends and influence syadmins - and how to jump those pesky IT queues.

Ransomware scum straighten ties, invest in good customer service

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Červenec, 2017 - 08:31
Word of mouth matters when you're taking users' cash

Ransomware scum are investing in customer service processes to get more people paying, according to McAfee's lead scientist and principal engineer Christiaan Beek.…

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Inside the ongoing fight to stamp out govt-grade Android spyware

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Červenec, 2017 - 08:01
Chrysaor, Lipizzan are state surveillance tools, not Pokemon, surprisingly

Black Hat  A study into government-grade Android spyware led researchers to a new strain of surveillance malware lurking in the Google Play app store – a strain that has now been unceremoniously booted out of the software marketplace.…

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Enumeration bug offers five-finger discount on Woolworth Australia loyalty points

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Červenec, 2017 - 03:04
Points redemption apps are off their trolley - they accept random card numbers

The Register has been alerted that Australian retailer Woolworths' customer loyalty points can be filched thanks to a user enumeration bug.…

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Attack Uses Docker Containers To Hide, Persist, Plant Malware

VirusList.com - 28 Červenec, 2017 - 01:30
Abuse of the Docker API allows remote code execution on targeted system, which enables hackers to escalate and persists thanks to novel attacks called Host Rebinding Attack and Shadow Containers.
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Hackers can turn web-connected car washes into horrible death traps

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 22:24
Yeah, boss, I took care of him. I had him waxed. Literally

Black Hat  Forget hijacking smart light bulbs. Researchers claim they can hack into internet-connected car wash machines from the other side of the world and potentially turn them into death traps.…

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ShadowBrokers Remain an Enigma

VirusList.com - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 21:31
As we approach the first anniversary of the ShadowBrokers, their true identity and source of their stolen NSA exploits remains a mystery.
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The opsec blunders that landed a Russian politician's fraudster son in the clink for 27 years

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 20:34
Pro tip from the US DoJ: Don’t reuse passwords

Black Hat  Uncle Sam's lawyers have revealed the catalog of operational security mistakes that led to the cuffing of one of the world’s most prolific credit-card crooks.…

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News in brief: US indicts Russian BTC-e ‘mastermind’; Blu still phoning home; bug bounty offers $250k

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 19:55
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Google Study Quantifies Ransomware Profits

VirusList.com - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 18:00
A ransomware study released Google revealed the malware earned criminals $25 million over the past two years.
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Don’t want your SMSs stolen? Don’t download these Android apps

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 17:15
We've found two apps in Google Play that use plugins to help themselves to your text messages

Independent labs to probe medical devices for security flaws

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 16:11
Medical devices have been a focus of concern - but a network of independent labs will work with manufacturers and health providers to improve their security health

APT Group Uses Catfish Technique To Ensnare Victims

VirusList.com - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 16:00
APT Cobalt Gypsy or OilRig, used a fake persona called "Mia Ash" to ensnare tech-savvy workers in the oil and gas industry into downloading PupyRAT malware.
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Wells Fargo apologizes for spilling trove of data on wealthy clients

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 15:45
The e-discovery process during litigation is a challenge to make sure that all the data is properly handled and disclosed, as Wells Fargo has learned

Strong and stable, my arse. UK wobbles when coping with ransomware

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 14:01
Even worse than France. FRANCE!

A third of businesses have suffered a ransomware attack in the last 12 months, according to a new survey sponsored by Malwarebytes.…

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Start-up accused of undermining popular open-source tools

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 13:53
San Francisco company Kite 'wants to do better' after users object to its changes to Minimap for Atom

Wait, this email isn’t for me – what’s it doing in my inbox?

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 12:39
Emails can contain confidential information and are often sent to the wrong person, yet many businesses don't even bother to verify addresses when you sign up with them. What can be done?

NoMoreRansom's first birthday demonstrates importance of collaboration

Virus Bulletin News - 27 Červenec, 2017 - 12:35
This week the NoMoreRansom project celebrated its first birthday. It has already helped many victims of ransomware with advice and tools and is an excellent example of collaboration between private and public partners in IT security.

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