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Hyatt Hit By Credit Card Breach, Again

VirusList.com - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 18:33
Hyatt said its payment systems have been breached, exposing credit card data from 41 hotels in 11 countries between March and July this year.
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Google Busy Removing More Malicious Chrome Extensions from Web Store

VirusList.com - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 17:59
Three malicious Chrome extensions spoofing AdBlock Plus were removed from the Chrome Web Store this week.
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Chris Brook Says Farewell to Threatpost

VirusList.com - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 17:00
Staff writer Chris Brook says farewell to Threatpost after eight years on the site. He and Mike Mimoso talk about Threatpost's early days and how the site grew up alongside the security industry.
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Android ransomware DoubleLocker encrypts data and changes PINs

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 15:51
Nasty activated by home button unless device gets factory reset

Crooks have come up with a strain of Android ransomware that both encrypts user data and locks victims out of compromised devices by changing PINs.…

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Legacy Office Feature Used In Novel Document Attacks

VirusList.com - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 15:00
A forgotten feature in Microsoft Office allows attackers to bypass antivirus scanners and pull off document-based attacks to install malware.
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Judge slaps down government’s dragnet trawl of 1.3m website users

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 14:49
DreamHost said the decision "will protect the constitutional rights of innocent internet users worldwide"

Google embarrassed by fake adblocker that served ads

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 13:13
The malware, posing as popular adblocker Adblock Plus, made it past Google Web Store's security checks

More and more websites are mining crypto-coins in your browser to pay their bills, line pockets

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 07:29
No, Chrome isn't slowing down – you're just silently digging up cyber-cash

Updated  Sketchy websites are increasingly using cryptocurrency mining as a source of income.…

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Equifax's malvertising scare, Chromebook TPM RSA key panic, Cuban embassy sonic weapon heard at last – and more

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 07:02
Your essential security news soaking

Roundup  We almost wanted to feel sorry for Equifax, were it not for the fact that the credit biz takes to IT security like a duck to an acid bath. After a brutal few weeks under the spotlight, on Wednesday night it suffered another hacking scare.…

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Equifax website hit by malvertising – will the pain never end?

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Říjen, 2017 - 03:31
The proverb "it never rains but that it pours" could have been written for Equifax - this time, malvertising.

Malware again checks into Hyatt's hotels, again checks out months later with victims' credit cards

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 22:20
Hyatt grievance, see?

Hyatt has provided the perfect excuse for folks trying to explain to bosses or spouses why a film they watched in their hotel room for just seven minutes appeared on their company or personal credit card.…

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Locky Gets Updated to ‘Ykcol’, Part of Rapid-Fire Spam Campaigns

VirusList.com - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 20:53
Researchers say in a 30-day period cybercriminals behind the Locky ransomware have updated the malware three times and have stepped up spam campaigns.
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Equifax Takes Down Compromised Page Redirecting to Adware Download

VirusList.com - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 18:32
Equifax has temporarily taken down one of its consumer-facing credit report services after the webpage was compromised and serving adware via a phony Flash Player download.
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Mr Robot season 3 episode Eps3.0_Power-Saver-Mode.H – the security review

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 17:56
We take a look at the security concepts in the Mr Robot season 3 premiere.

Report from the Virus Bulletin 2017 Conference [Chet Chat Podcast 263]

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 16:18
The Chet Chat podcast is back - enjoy!

Down the Rabbit Hole with a BLU Phone Infection

VirusList.com - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 16:00
Much-maligned BLU phones have been a privacy and spyware nightmare. Threatpost shares the story of one victim who experienced firsthand a relentless wave of unwanted programs, spyware and frustration.
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US government calls for “responsible” – as in breakable – encryption

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 14:45
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said strong encryption will create “law-free zones”

Are users “luzers” or is it time for an att-IT-ude change? [VIDEO]

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 14:34
When it comes to computer security, are we living in a generation of bad students, or poor teachers?

Microsoft Office 0-day headlines Patch Tuesday, update now!

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 13:08
An Office 0-day and a Critical DNS flaw stand out amongst 61 vulnerabilities patched by Microsoft

UK Treasury Committee chairman calls on Equifax to answer for breach omnishambles

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Říjen, 2017 - 11:35
'People have been left in the dark for too long'

Equifax may soon face the wrath of UK politicians after the chairman of the country's House of Commons Treasury Committee demanded answers from the firm over its handling of its recent data breach.…

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