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Have you inadvertently joined a Trump-supporting robot army?

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Květen, 2017 - 16:49
If your data was exposed in one of two recent breaches, there's a good chance your details have been used by an army of bots to support the proposals to end net neutrality

Patches Pending for Medical Devices Hit By WannaCry - 18 Květen, 2017 - 16:18
Companies such as Siemens and Bayer are planning to release patches for medical devices hit by the ransomware WannaCry over the past several days.
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Banking association calls for end of 'screen-scraping'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Květen, 2017 - 14:37
Fintech firms not that thrilled about the idea

The European Banking Federation (EBF) has asked the EU Commission to support a ban on "screen scraping".…

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Facebook is losing the fight against the spread of fake news

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Květen, 2017 - 14:07
How can you work out what's true and what's not in the torrent of stories on Facebook when the platform itself can't reliably flag up a fake story?

No laptop ban on Euro flights to US... yet

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Květen, 2017 - 11:55
Pilots: Um, you want all those lithium batteries in the hold?

The European Commission (EC) and the US have pushed back against moves for a wider ban on laptops on aircraft but talks on the subject will continue in Washington next week.…

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Great Ormond Street children's hospital still offline after WannaCrypt omnishambles

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Květen, 2017 - 10:35
Precautionary disconnect – patients still being looked after

Updated  The internationally famous Great Ormond Street Hospital has been taken offline as a safety measure following last week's catastrophic WannaCrypt outbreak.…

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Bloke charged under UK terror law for refusing to cough up passwords

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Květen, 2017 - 07:57
First they came for the activists and I did nothing…

British police have charged a man under antiterror laws after he refused to hand over his phone and laptop passwords.…

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Azure users told they're not WannaCrypt-proof

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Květen, 2017 - 07:01
Microsoft advises how to harden cloudy Windows, cos it runs a cloud not your OS

Microsoft Windows users already know what to do to defeat WannaCrypt (unless they've been asleep for a week). Now the company's published its advice for its Azure customers.…

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HP Inc wireless mouse can be spoofed

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Květen, 2017 - 04:34
By our reckoning this means a mouse could let a RAT into your computer

If you're using an HP Inc wireless keyboard/mouse combo and the cursor starts behaving badly, someone might be pranking you.…

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Gotcha, Tatcha! Thieves hide in servers to hoover up victims' bank card numbers mid-order

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Květen, 2017 - 00:35
Beauty website suffers ugly IT security breach

Cosmetics peddler Tatcha is warning customers after hackers were able to compromise its website and harvest payment card details as orders poured in.…

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Backup crack-up: Fasthosts locks people out of data storage for days amid WCry panic

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2017 - 22:04
Windows Server 2k3 kit yanked, replacement slow to arrive

Fasthosts left some customers without access to their backups for roughly six days – after it tore down systems it feared were vulnerable to the WannaCry malware.…

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APT3 Linked to Chinese Ministry of State Security - 17 Květen, 2017 - 20:52
Researchers claim that APT3, widely believed to be a China-based threat actor, is directly connected to the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS).
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News in brief: warning on extending laptop ban; telecom customers alerted; watchdog opens data probe

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Květen, 2017 - 19:31
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Next Payload Could be Much Worse Than WannaCry - 17 Květen, 2017 - 19:19
Researchers urge Windows admins to apply MS17-010 before the next attack using the EternalBlue NSA exploit deploys a worse payload than WannaCry ransomware.
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How Big Fuzzing helps find holes in open source projects

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Květen, 2017 - 17:35
Google's beta project, OSS-Fuzz, has found 264 vulnerabilities in 47 open-source projects - so is it an idea whose time has come?

Ransomware fear-flinger Uiwix fails to light

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2017 - 16:27
Stand down, folks. Back to Defcon none

A ransomware variant, dubbed Uiwix, that abuses the same vulnerability as WannaCrypt has turned out to be something of a damp squib.…

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Cryptocurrency-mining malware cashes in on NSA exploit that enabled WannaCry

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Květen, 2017 - 15:14
WannaCry continues to hit headlines, but it's not the first piece of malware to make use of the NSA's EternalBlue exploit

Police anti-ransomware warning is hotlinked to 'ransomware.pdf'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2017 - 14:40
This (probably) isn't a spear phishing attack but we were too afraid to verify

Official anti-ransomware advice issued by UK police to businesses can only be read by clicking on a link titled "Ransomware" which leads direct to a file helpfully named "Ransomware.pdf".…

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Brooks Brothers reveals theft of payment card details

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Květen, 2017 - 13:35
Retailer suggests 'unauthorized individual' was behind the breach - and says it's now resolved

Yo, patch that because scum still wanna exploit WannaCrypt-linked vuln

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2017 - 12:56
Significant number of devices continue to expose Windows SMB on port 445

Vulnerable Windows Server Message Block (SMB) shares central to last week's WannaCrypt outbreak are still widely deployed and frequently hunted, security researchers warn.…

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