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Erosion of ISP Privacy Rules Sparks New Anti-Snooping Efforts

VirusList.com - 16 Červen, 2017 - 14:30
After lawmakers struck down ISP privacy protections earlier this year, new efforts are underway to help consumers win back control of their personal information from their service providers.
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Your mouse knows when you are lying

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Červen, 2017 - 12:06
Your mouse may be telling us more about you than you realise.

6 months for abuser caught in FBI’s Playpen snare

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Červen, 2017 - 11:35
FBI’s Playpen operation is an investigation into child abuse imagery being shared via Tor. So, why such a lenient sentence?

Brit hacker admits he siphoned info from US military satellite network

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Červen, 2017 - 07:28
Department of Defense claims intrusion cost $628,000... er?

A UK-based computer hacker has admitted stealing hundreds of usernames and email addresses from a US military communications system.…

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WikiLeaks emits CIA's Wi-Fi pwnage tool docs

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Červen, 2017 - 00:49
Spies do spying, part 78: Cherry Blossom malware gobbles up data flowing through routers

Hundreds of commercial Wi-Fi routers are, or were, easily hackable by the CIA, according to classified files published today by WikiLeaks.…

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News in brief: Samsung customers exposed; emergency service drones; potatoes on the Moon?

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Červen, 2017 - 22:44
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news!

BAE accused of flogging mass-spying toolkits to assh*le autocrats

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Červen, 2017 - 22:22
Arab Spring meant ka-ching for merchants of death

A year-long investigation has uncovered evidence that British armaments conglomerate BAE Systems has been selling internet surveillance equipment to Middle Eastern regimes with questionable human rights records.…

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US-CERT issues North Korean cyberattack patch warning

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Červen, 2017 - 20:46
The US has issued an unusually stark public warning about the threat posed by North Korean cyberattacks

Look who's joined the anti-encryption posse: Germany, come on down

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Červen, 2017 - 20:43
Sie werden diese Nachrichten entschlüsseln!

Germany has joined an increasing number of countries looking to introduce anti-encryption laws.…

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Nigerian BEC Scams Hit 500 Companies in 50 Countries

VirusList.com - 15 Červen, 2017 - 20:28
A Kaspersky Lab report on Thursday said an especially potent Nigerian Business Email Compromise campaign has stolen sensitive data from over 500 companies in 50 countries.
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Ransomware Attack Hobbles Prestigious University College London

VirusList.com - 15 Červen, 2017 - 20:09
University officials said users likely kicked off a ransomware attack that infected a dozen personal and shared drives by visiting a compromised website.
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Airbnb – the heartache of fake holiday scams

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Červen, 2017 - 20:04
Scammers are using all sorts of techniques to get around Airbnb's anti-fraud detection. Don't get caught out!

If you haven't already obliterated your Jaff-infected comp, there is an antidote available

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Červen, 2017 - 19:03
Lovely chaps at Kaspersky have developed decryption tool

Security researchers have developed a free decryption tool for victims of the ‪Jaff‬ ransomware, meaning they can regain access to files without paying crooks.…

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Banks could be stung for €5bn under GDPR, screams latest report on industry readiness

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Červen, 2017 - 18:03
Firm peddling security solutions says poor breach reporting will 'make you look like a fool'

European banks could face fines totalling €4.7bn in the three years after General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, according to a report from data security solutions firm AllClear ID.…

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Metadata Analysis Draws its Own Conclusions on WannaCry Authors

VirusList.com - 15 Červen, 2017 - 16:34
Researchers at Telefonica's cybersecurity unit ElevenPaths conducted an analysis of WannaCry metadata.
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More evidence Mac ransomware exists

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Červen, 2017 - 15:53
Mac ransomware is rare but Apple computers are far from immune - here's how to protect yourself.

VB2017: one of the most international security conferences

Virus Bulletin News - 15 Červen, 2017 - 15:35
It is well known that the problem of cybersecurity is a global one that affects users worldwide - but it's also one that has some unique local flavours. With speakers representing at least 24 countries, VB2017 is one of the most international security conferences on the circuit, allowing attendees to hear the viewpoints of experts from around the world. Register before 1 July and receive a 10% Early Bird discount.

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New project to expose congress’ Browsing Habits

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Červen, 2017 - 15:02
The latest “let’s see how YOU like it” project aims to track what government employees are up to online.

Banking websites are 'littered with trackers' ogling your credit risk

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Červen, 2017 - 13:03
Lenders already know whether to approve before you apply

A new study has warned that third-party trackers litter banking websites and the privacy-invading tech is being used to rate surfers' creditworthiness.…

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Don't all rush out at once, but there are a million devices ripe to be the next big botnet

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Červen, 2017 - 12:02
As bad as Mirai was, it could have been much worse

A wormable vulnerability involving an estimated one million digital video recorders (DVR) is at risk of creating a Mirai-style botnet, security researchers warn.…

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