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CIA’s “Vault 7” mega-leak was an inside job, claims FBI

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Květen, 2018 - 13:46
The suspect worked for a CIA group that designed hacking tools at the time the cyber-spying arsenal was given to WikiLeaks.

Blighty's super-duper F-35B fighter jets are due to arrive in a few weeks

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 11:49
Defence secretary compares them to... WW2 Lancasters. Just a sec there, Gav

Britain's first permanently based F-35B fighter jets are due to arrive in our green and pleasant land in June.…

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Russian malware harvesting Telegram Desktop creds, chats

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 06:58
Python programmer may have outed himself on YouTube

Already under attack by Russia's telecommunications regulator, a new source of woe has emerged for crypto-chat app Telegram: malware.…

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Oh, great, now there's a SECOND remote Rowhammer exploit

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 03:35
Send enough crafted packets to a NIC to put nasties into RAM, then the fun really starts

Hard on the heels of the first network-based Rowhammer attack, some of the boffins involved in discovering Meltdown/Spectre have shown off their own technique for flipping bits using network requests.…

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DOJ convicts second bloke for helping malware go undetected

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 02:25
Scan scam? Scram

The US Federal government has got its second conviction in the dismantling of a service that helped malware writers get around security software.…

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Running Cisco DNA Center? Update right now to get rid of the static admin credential

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Květen, 2018 - 00:50
Switchzilla scrambles out patches for trio of nasty flaws

Cisco has issued updates to address a trio of critical vulnerabilities in its Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Center appliance.…

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Critical Linux Flaw Opens the Door to Full Root Access

VirusList.com - 16 Květen, 2018 - 23:05
The vulnerability allows an attacker to execute a malware or other payloads on a client machine by sending malicious messages from the DHCP server.
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Lawyers for Marcus Hutchins: His 'I made malware' jail phone call isn't proper evidence

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Květen, 2018 - 22:20
Scrap accused Brit's chat transcript, court urged

Malware reverse-engineer Marcus Hutchins has tried to throw out phone transcripts and legal documents used against him by US prosecutors, who have accused him of computer crimes and fraud.…

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New Cryptominer Distributes XMRig in Aggressive Attacks

VirusList.com - 16 Květen, 2018 - 21:56
Cryptominer WinstarNssmMiner is an aggressive malware strain that has launched 500,000 attacks in the past three days earning criminals $28,000.
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Red Hat admins, patch now – don’t let your servers get pwned!

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Květen, 2018 - 17:10
A command injection bug in Red Hat's DHCP client could allow an attacker to run any command on your computer. As root.

Chili’s PoS breach: Want some credit card theft with your baby back ribs?

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Květen, 2018 - 13:55
Chili's is advising customers to check their bank records after discovering the point-of-sale breach.

RIG EK Still Makes Waves, This Time with a Stealthy Backdoor

VirusList.com - 16 Květen, 2018 - 13:19
The main purpose of Grobios malware is to help attacker establish a strong, persistent foothold in a victim's system, in order to drop additional payloads later.
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Facebook can’t wiggle out of facial recognition lawsuit, judge says

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Květen, 2018 - 12:56
There are too many factual disagreements for a quick judgment, the judge said, including over what a faceprint actually is.

Serious XSS vulnerability discovered in Signal

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Květen, 2018 - 12:37
Researchers have discovered a serious cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability affecting all desktop versions of Edward Snowden’s favourite security application, Signal.

Mining apps? We're cool so long as they admit to it, says Canonical

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Květen, 2018 - 06:56
Better review for Snaps Store promised anyway after last week's crypto surprise

Canonical has responded to last week's discovery that its Snap store carried apps containing embedded crypto-currency miners, by pledging to introduce a “verified developer” program.…

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UPnP joins the 'just turn it off on consumer devices, already' club

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Květen, 2018 - 06:01
Before it amplifies DDoS attacks

Universal Plug 'n' Play, that eternal feast of the black-hat, has been identified as helping to amplify denial-of-service attacks.…

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Red Hat admin? Get off Twitter and patch this DHCP client bug

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Květen, 2018 - 04:58
Proof-of-concept fits in a Tweet and can take down all of RH's best bits

Red Hat has announced a critical vulnerability in its DHCP client and while it doesn't have a brand name it does have a Tweetable proof-of-concept.…

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Ex-CIA man fingered as prime suspect in Vault 7 spy tool manuals leak

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Květen, 2018 - 00:56
Report claims former intel worker believed to be behind data dump

A former CIA employee has been named as the prime suspect behind last year's leak of thousands of top-secret documents on the agency's hacking practices.…

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Ex-CIA man named as suspect in Vault 7 leak

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Květen, 2018 - 00:56
Report claims former intel worker behind data dump

A former CIA employee has been named as the prime suspect in last year's dump of thousands of documents on the agency's hacking practices.…

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Phishing Spy Campaign Targets Top Mideast Officials

VirusList.com - 15 Květen, 2018 - 23:38
Researchers have discovered a set of custom surveillanceware tools being deployed against Android and iOS devices primarily in the Middle East.
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