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Google Project Zero Calls Windows 10 Edge Defense ‘ACG’ Flawed

VirusList.com - 11 Květen, 2018 - 23:18
Researchers maintain Microsoft’s vaunted Arbitrary Code Guard in the Edge browser can’t stop hackers from mounting attacks.
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Vega Stealer Malware Takes Aim at Chrome, Firefox

VirusList.com - 11 Květen, 2018 - 21:44
While it’s a simple payload for now, researchers said Vega has the ability to evolve into something more concerning in the future.
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Panda Banking Trojan Diversifies into Cryptocurrency, Porn, Other Targets

VirusList.com - 11 Květen, 2018 - 19:29
The Panda banking trojan, a spin-off from the infamous Zeus malware, is widening its net to attack more than just financial services targets, as seen in three ongoing campaigns discovered in May.
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Hacking train Wi-Fi may expose passenger data and control systems

The Register - Anti-Virus - 11 Květen, 2018 - 16:07
Researcher finds security hotspots on some rail networks

Vulnerabilities on the Wi-Fi networks of a number of rail operators could expose customers' credit card information, according to infosec biz Pen Test Partners this week.…

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IBM bans USB drives – but will it work?

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Květen, 2018 - 14:59
Can you blindly ban all USB drives, or will it lead to "shadow IT" where staff use them anyway? Sophos CISO Ross McKerchar has his say...

Firefox support for WebAuthn shows passwords the door

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Květen, 2018 - 14:47
Passwords aren't dead, yet.

Apple boots out apps that abuse location data collection

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Květen, 2018 - 13:27
GDPR is coming and Apple's spring cleaning the App Store

iOS 11.4 to come with 7-day USB shutout

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Květen, 2018 - 12:56
After 7 days if there's no passcode, then there's no access.

Shining lasers at planes in the UK could now get you up to 5 years in jail

The Register - Anti-Virus - 11 Květen, 2018 - 10:02
Freshly passed law means intent is no longer important

The ban on shining lasers at cars and aeroplanes has been strengthened with a five-year prison sentence now available for those who train their laser pointers on ships, aircraft or air traffic control towers.…

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Telstra warns cloud customers they’re at risk of malware or worse

The Register - Anti-Virus - 11 Květen, 2018 - 04:01
Won't say why, will say it's not sure it can fix the problem without your help

UPDATE  Telstra has advised users of its cloud who run self-managed resources that their “internet facing servers are potentially vulnerable to malware or other malicious activity.”…

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New law would stop Feds from demanding encryption backdoor

The Register - Anti-Virus - 11 Květen, 2018 - 01:38
The Secure Data Act has returned and is lookin' for love

US lawmakers from both major political parties came together on Thursday to reintroduce a bill that, if passed, would prohibit the American government from forcing tech product makers to undermine the security of their wares.…

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GandCrab Ransomware Found Hiding on Legitimate Websites

VirusList.com - 10 Květen, 2018 - 22:23
The GandCrab ransomware continues to virulently spread and adapt to shifting cyber-conditions, most recently crawling back into relevance on the back of several large-scale spam campaigns.
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PoS Malware ‘TreasureHunter’ Source Code Leaked

VirusList.com - 10 Květen, 2018 - 22:04
The leak of point-of-sale malware source code is a double-edge sword to researchers who view it as boon to research, but a headache when it comes to inspiring future variants and attacks.
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Bombshell discovery: When it comes to passwords, the smarter students have it figured

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Květen, 2018 - 21:11
If by 'smart' you mean one who 'gets good grades'

Students who get good grades have better passwords than their less academically successful peers, though this finding should be considered alongside several caveats.…

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Bombshell discovery: When it comes to passwords, the smarter students have it figured

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Květen, 2018 - 21:11
If by 'smart' you mean one who 'gets good grades'

Students who get good grades have better passwords than their less academically successful peers, though this finding should be considered alongside several caveats.…

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New Facebook-Spread Malware Triggers Credential Theft, Cryptomining

VirusList.com - 10 Květen, 2018 - 20:00
A new malware campaign being rapidly spread on Facebook is infecting users' systems to perform credential theft, cryptomining, and click fraud.
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Major OS Players Misinterpret Intel Docs, and Now Kernels Can Be Hijacked

VirusList.com - 10 Květen, 2018 - 17:37
Apple, Microsoft, Red Hat and others have built an uncannily similar privilege escalation flaw into their Intel-based products.
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Nigerian BEC Scammers Growing Smarter, More Dangerous

VirusList.com - 10 Květen, 2018 - 16:45
Nigerian-based cybercriminals are growing more dangerous as they add sophisticated tools to their arsenal,  including complex remote access trojans, a new report reveals.
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The WhatsApp text bomb – no, it won’t destroy your phone!

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Květen, 2018 - 13:56
"Text bomb, text bomb, WhatsApp text bomb, you can crash my application when I want to get things done."

Watch out: photo editor apps hiding malware on Google Play

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Květen, 2018 - 13:16
Innocent-looking apps with ad clicker malware have bypassed Google's safeguards
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