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NFL Players, Agents Targeted in Database Extortion Attempt

VirusList.com - 9 Říjen, 2017 - 15:00
Researchers uncover a misconfigured Elasticsearch database, exposing data tied to NFL players and their agents.
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Video games used to be an escape. Now not even they are safe from ads

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Říjen, 2017 - 13:33
Devs seduced by the dark arts of data collection and product placement

VB2017  Poor disclosure and intrusive advertising are becoming a bête noire for gamers who increasingly find themselves getting fragged by promos.…

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Monday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Říjen, 2017 - 10:34
From how forgetting to renew a domain name cost $3m and Google's all-seeing tracking feature to Chrome tightening up on encryption, and more

iPhone’s new “off” switch that leaves Bluetooth and Wi-Fi turned on

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Říjen, 2017 - 01:20
Apple's new definition of "off" means "will turn itself on again soon" - at 5am, or next time you move.

VPN logs helped unmask alleged 'net stalker, say feds

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Říjen, 2017 - 00:10
PureVPN assisted investigation of suspect

Virtual private network provider PureVPN helped the FBI track down a suspected internet stalker, by combing its logs to reveal his IP address.…

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How anyone could have stuffed your Flickr account with photos

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Říjen, 2017 - 16:46
A high schooler poking around in Flickr found a critical flaw

Woman films her spying webcam as it talks to her

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Říjen, 2017 - 13:54
The webcam swivelled around on its own and began to speak

After selling his site for millions, founder hacked it for a second payday

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Říjen, 2017 - 02:56
Rigzone founder sentenced for data duplication scheme

"Operation Resume Hoard" was going well. Initiated around April 1, 2015, it represented David W. Kent's plan to build the membership of his oil and gas industry networking site Oilpro.com.…

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It's 4PM on Friday, almost time to log off and, oh look, Disqus says it's been hacked

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Říjen, 2017 - 01:53
Put down the pint, a top news commenting app just got pwned

Disqus, the developer of website comment systems used worldwide, is playing the old "bury bad news late on a Friday" card – as it just confessed one of its databases was swiped by hackers.…

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Microsoft silently fixes security holes in Windows 10 – dumps Win 7, 8 out in the cold

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 21:34
Versions in use by millions lag behind latest OS, leaving systems vulnerable to attack

Microsoft is silently patching security bugs in Windows 10, and not immediately rolling out the same updates to Windows 7 and 8, potentially leaving hundreds of millions of computers at risk of attack.…

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FBI iPhone hack lost forever, White House mobe compromised, SSH – and plenty more

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 19:29
Plus: How SEC's IT staff begged for more cash

Roundup  Another week draws to a close so it's time to review the security news you may have missed in between the big hitters: the NSA contractor who leaked more exploits, Apple's encryption password blunder, and so on. This week we've seen bugs, hacking, and government silliness – take a look...…

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Security Industry Failing to Establish Trust

VirusList.com - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 19:25
During the Virus Bulletin closing keynote, Brian Honan urged the security industry to share more, victim-shame less and work harder to establish trust.
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Russia, America dig into tug-of-war over Bitcoin laundering suspect

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 19:02
We want him! No, he's ours! Shut up!

Russia doesn't want America taking one of its nationals accused of running a $4bn Bitcoin laundering ring – Moscow wants him more.…

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Will Equifax breach spur real reform? Don’t hold your breath

Sophos Naked Security - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 17:13
It sounded like the wake-up call to end all wake-up calls.

SophosLabs’ Gabor Szappanos awarded for AKBuilder research

Sophos Naked Security - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 16:00
The Péter Szőr award recognises the best piece of technical security research published each year

Suspected Dark Web drug dealer undone by his own beard

Sophos Naked Security - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 13:13
You can't hide behind your beard, even on the dark web

Update your Androids, the October patches are out

Sophos Naked Security - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 12:51
It's time to give Android's Media Framework some TLC

Emergency Apple Patch Fixes High Sierra Password Hint Leak

VirusList.com - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 11:42
Apple rushed out an emergency patch that fixed an bug in High Sierra that revealed APFS volume passwords via the password hint feature.
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US Top Law Enforcement Calls Strong Encryption a ‘Serious Problem’

VirusList.com - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 09:53
U.S. Deputy Attorney General and other top cyber policy makers warn the use of strong encryption hobbles law enforcement’s ability to protect the public and solve crimes and is a serious problem.
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Avast urges devs to secure toolchains after hacked build box led to CCleaner disaster

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Říjen, 2017 - 08:26
Timeline of compromise goes back to April

VB2017  Avast staffers spoke at the Virus Bulletin International Conference in Madrid, Spain, on Thursday to shed more light on their postmortem of the CCleaner fiasco – and urge developers to protect their software's toolchain and distribution systems from hackers.…

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