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UK.gov: New London courthouse will focus on crimes of a cyber nature

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červenec, 2018 - 11:06
Not just another generic court building. Oh no

London is to get a new court building, billed as a legal centre for tackling cyber and online economic crimes.…

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Things that make you go hmmm: Do crypto key servers violate GDPR?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červenec, 2018 - 10:13
One does not simply 'remove' data from key servers

Cryptographic key servers are in "direct violation" of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, a software developer has claimed.…

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Gentoo GitHub repo hack made possible by these 3 rookie mistakes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červenec, 2018 - 09:02
Weak password, no 2FA, loose policies ... and only luck limited the damage

The developers of Gentoo Linux have revealed how it was possible for its GitHub organization account to be hacked: someone deduced an admin’s password – and perhaps that admin ought not to have had access to the repos anyway.…

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Gentoo GitHub repo hack caused by these three rookie mistakes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červenec, 2018 - 09:02
Weak password, no 2FA, loose policies ... and only luck limited the damage

The developers of Gentoo Linux have revealed how it was possible for its GitHub organization account to be hacked: someone deduced an admin’s password and perhaps that admin ought not to have had access to the repos anyway.…

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Thunderbird gets its EFAIL patch

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červenec, 2018 - 04:02
Version 52.9 now does PGP and S/MIME right, adds another dozen bug-splats

Thunderbird has pushed code with fixes for a dozen security vulnerabilities – including the EFAIL encryption mess that emerged in May.…

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Chrome, Firefox pull very unstylish Stylish invasive browser plugin

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červenec, 2018 - 03:04
Add-on made sites look pretty while getting away with ugly data slurpage

Firefox and Chrome have removed a browser extension from their stores following revelations it was phoning home with users' web-surfing histories.…

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IBM Softlayer TITSUP: Techies investigate troubling storage underperformance

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 15:57
It took them 6 hours to realise Big Blue's Euro fluff was KO'd

A number of IBM's European cloud data centres have been down since the small hours of this morning, with engineers battling to fix an unspecified "network-related issue" that they only identified six hours after the outage began.…

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Want to beat facial recognition? Join the Insane Clown Posse

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 15:12
The black and white clown makeup worn by the rap duo and their fans fools facial recognition.

Elderly scam victims are too embarrassed to speak up

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 14:47
Financial talk itself is taboo. Admitting to getting fleeced and losing all your savings? That qualifies as super taboo, a new report says.

Samsung phones sending photos to contacts without permission

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 14:29
At least two Samsung smartphone models have reportedly spontaneously started sending photographs to contacts without being asked to do so.

Facebook accidentally unblocks people

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 14:16
It's fixed now, thankfully: be it airheads who post baloney or stalkers, all blocked users deserve to STAY blocked.

Someone else is reading your Gmails

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 14:02
Remember when privacy advocates used to worry about Google scanning your email? Well now, they have another problem on their hands: real people reading them.

Bill Clinton's cyber-attack novel: The airport haxploit-blockbuster you knew it would be

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 13:35
Wannabe Die Hard with the literary genius of The Da Vinci Code

Book review  The Register has read the The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson so you don't have to. Don't say we never do anything for you...…

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'Plane Hacker' Roberts: I put a network sniffer on my truck to see what it was sharing. Holy crap!

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 11:10
FBI botherer picks apart state of transport security

Interview  "Plane Hacker" Chris Roberts has called for countries to pressure manufacturers into improving the lamentable state of transportation security.…

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Huawei enterprise comms kit has a TLS crypto bug

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 08:01
You don't want insecure kit from a vendor the Pentagon hates, do you?

Huawei has rolled patches to various enterprise and broadcast products to fix a cryptography bug.…

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Hands up if you <i>didn't</i> lose data in the Typeform breach

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Červenec, 2018 - 02:03
And keep your hands up if you knew the lost data was – eek! – unencrypted

The list of organisations notifying customers that they're affected by the Typeform data breach continues to grow – and at least one victim has publicly claimed the breached backup data was unencrypted.…

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Samsung Investigates Claims of Spontaneous Texting of Images to Contacts

VirusList.com - 3 Červenec, 2018 - 21:50
After users complained online that their Galaxy devices are randomly sending photos to contacts, Samsung said it isn't a hardware or software issue.
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Four US govt agencies poke probe in Facebook following more 'oops, we spilled your data' shocks

The Register - Anti-Virus - 3 Červenec, 2018 - 20:16
Giving dozens of devs access to profiles suddenly looks dumb

No less than four federal agencies in the US are now investigating Facebook following yet more revelations over how it gave vast quantities of personal data to developers.…

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More Federal Agencies Wrapped Up in Facebook Data Privacy Probe

VirusList.com - 3 Červenec, 2018 - 19:18
The SEC, FBI, and DoJ are all investigating Facebook on the heels of its Cambridge-Analytica scandal from March.
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Google Chrome update to label HTTP-only sites insecure within WEEKS

The Register - Anti-Virus - 3 Červenec, 2018 - 17:24
Winter HTTPS is coming

A looming deadline – now less than three weeks away – means that Google Chrome users who visit unencrypted websites will be confronted with warnings.…

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