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Scarlett Johansson’s face lands starring role in database hack

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Březen, 2018 - 15:56
A picture's worth a thousand words. And a few Monero.

Intel Details CPU ‘Virtual Fences’ Fix As Safeguard Against Spectre, Meltdown Flaws - 16 Březen, 2018 - 15:38
Intel is introducing hardware-based protections to its new chips to protect against the Spectre and Meltdown flaws that rocked the silicon industry when they were announced in early 2018.
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The Chrome extension that knows it’s you by the way you type

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Březen, 2018 - 14:56
Using multi-factor authentication is more secure than relying on passwords alone - but could your typing make it even better?

YouTuber jailed after shooting boyfriend dead in failed prank

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Březen, 2018 - 12:44
In a horrific example of what people will do to go viral, she shot him from a foot away while he held up a thick book.

Facebook: we won’t share data with WhatsApp (yet)

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Březen, 2018 - 12:02
Facebook has signed a public commitment to keep its mitts off Whatsapp user data sharing, until it can do so legally.

Five reasons to submit a VB2018 paper this weekend

Virus Bulletin News - 16 Březen, 2018 - 10:14
The call for papers for VB2018 closes on 18 March, and while we've already received many great submissions, we still want more! Here are five reasons why you should submit a paper this weekend.

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Ugh, of course Germany trounces Blighty for cyber security salaries

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Březen, 2018 - 07:04
Britons never, never, never shall be wage slaves. Oh wait

Cyber security professionals in Germany earn on average 17 per cent more than their UK counterparts.…

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FYI: There's a cop tool called GrayKey that force unlocks iPhones. Let's hope it doesn't fall into the wrong hands!

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Březen, 2018 - 01:05
And how it works doesn't leak. Gulp!

A secretive unlocking tool offered to cops and government agents has some computer security bods worried over its privacy implications.…

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We're Putin our foot down! DHS, FBI blame Russia for ongoing infrastructure hacks

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Březen, 2018 - 00:30
Alert adds detail to 'Dragonfly' cyber-attack disclosed last year

The US Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday issued an alert warning of ongoing cyber-attacks against the West's energy utilities and other critical infrastructure by individuals acting on behalf of the Russian government.…

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GandCrab Ransomware Crooks Take Agile Development Approach - 15 Březen, 2018 - 23:01
Despite setbacks hackers behind GandCrab malware are pushing ahead with lucrative new ransomware strain thanks to quick-and-dirty agile development approach.
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Walmart Jewelry Partner Exposes Personal Data Of 1.3M Customers - 15 Březen, 2018 - 22:47
A Walmart jewelry partners' misconfigured AWS S3 bucket left personal details and contact information of 1.3 million customers in plain sight.
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Hyperbole Swirls Around AMD Processor Security Threat - 15 Březen, 2018 - 20:30
Security community takes a critical look at CTS-Labs' disclosure of vulnerabilities in AMD vulnerabilities found in EPYC servers, Ryzen workstationsm and Ryzen mobile offerings.
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Intel: Our next chips won't have data leak flaws we told you totally not to worry about

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Březen, 2018 - 19:28
Meltdown, Spectre-free CPUs coming this year, allegedly

Intel has claimed its future processors – shipping as early as the second half of this year – will be free of the security design flaws it totally told you not to fret about.…

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Iran-Linked Group ‘TEMP.Zagros’ Updates Tactics, Techniques In Latest Campaign - 15 Březen, 2018 - 17:37
An Iran-linked group is linked to a massive spear phishing campaign that sends malicious Word Docs to victims in Asia and the Middle East.
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Researchers slap SAP CRM with vuln combo for massive damage

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Březen, 2018 - 14:38
Directory traversal + log injection = I can see your privates

A pair of recently patched security vulnerabilities in SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java* could have been combined to hack customer relationship management (CRM) systems.…

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YouTube conspiracy videos to get links to Wikipedia and other sources

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Březen, 2018 - 14:14
Not all controversial conspiracy videos are getting this treatment, which will begin in coming months. Only those with "significant debate."

Firefox makes it easy to banish push notifications

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Březen, 2018 - 14:09
The latest version of Firefox, version 59, contains a setting designed to let users control the bane of intrusive push notification requests.

Anti-anti-virus service provider tied to huge hacks cops plea

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Březen, 2018 - 13:51
Jurijs Martisevs pled guilty to running a clearinghouse for criminal developers to see if anti-virus programs would detect their malware.

Former Equifax exec charged with stock dumping before breach disclosure

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Březen, 2018 - 13:40
The SEC says that Jun Ying would have lost over $117,000 if he'd waited until after the public disclosure of the breach to sell his stocks.

Microsoft patches RDP vulnerability. Update now!

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Březen, 2018 - 13:32
Microsoft has released a preliminary fix for a vulnerability rated Important and which is present in all supported versions of Windows in circulation.
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