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Former IT manager used employer’s computer to view child abuse

Sophos Naked Security - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:13
He pleaded guilty to one count of computer intrusion and one count of accessing a computer in order to view child abuse imagery.

RFID repeater used to steal Mercedes with keys locked inside a house

Sophos Naked Security - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:08
Relay attacks intercept a fob's signals, trick the car into unlocking, and can even be used to drive it away, without a key or a scratch.

Microsoft defends Windows 10 against ASLR criticism

Sophos Naked Security - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:16
It’s one of the oldest debates in software: is it a bug or a feature?

VB2017 paper: Peering into spam botnets

Virus Bulletin News - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:32
At VB2017 in Madrid, CERT Poland researchers Maciej Kotowicz and Jarosław Jedynak presented a paper detailing their low-level analysis of five spam botnets. Today we publish their full paper.

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VB2017 paper: Peering into spam botnets

Virus Bulletin News - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:32
At VB2017 in Madrid, CERT Poland researchers Maciej Kotowicz and Jarosław Jedynak presented a paper detailing their low-level analysis of five spam botnets. Today we publish their full paper.

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Linux laptop-flinger says bye-bye to buggy Intel Management Engine

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 13:49
Says 'disabling' the ME will reduce future vulnerabilities

In a slap to Intel, custom Linux computer seller System76 has said it will be "disabling" the Intel Management Engine in its laptops.…

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Stop us if you've heard this one: Russian hacker thrown in US slammer for $59m bank fraud

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 01:25
More punishment on the menu for Roman Seleznev

A Russian hacker already facing a lengthy prison stay in the US has been sent down for another 14 years for heading up an "organized cybercrime ring" that racked up $59m in damages across America.…

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Apple’s rocky week with passwords in High Sierra [VIDEO]

Sophos Naked Security - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 01:24
We took to Facebook Live to discuss what happened in Apple's "password nightware" week...

Protecting your data from ransomware

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Prosinec, 2017 - 00:53
Wearing a couple of bullet-proof vests increases your chances of escaping unscathed

Supported  Well, there’s a surprise. The National Audit Office’s report into the WannaCry ransomware and its effect on the NHS came out in late October. It points the blame at – wait for it – the NHS. Despite warnings, trusts had not prepared themselves with the basic patches necessary to avoid what ended up being an unsophisticated attack.…

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Google Chrome vows to carpet bomb meddling Windows antivirus tools

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 22:30
Browser will block third-party software from mucking around with pages next year

By mid-2018 Google Chrome will no longer allow outside applications – cough, cough, antivirus packages – to run code within the browser on Windows.…

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Crypto-cash souk Coinbase forced to rat out its high rollers to probing US taxmen

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 20:59
Broker claims 'partial victory' after caving to IRS demand

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will be turning over information on 14,000 of its users to the IRS – Uncle Sam's tax collectors – thanks to an order from a US court.…

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Cisco Patches Critical Playback Bugs in WebEx Players

VirusList.com - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 20:22
A Cisco Systems security advisory is urging users of its WebEx platform to patch six vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to execute remote code.
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Google sued over iPhone ‘Safari Workaround’ data snooping

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 18:55
Did you use an iPhone in the UK between 1 June 2011 and 15 February 2012? If so, you’re one of an estimated 5.4 million who may be in line for compensation.

RAT Distributed Via Google Drive Targets East Asia

VirusList.com - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 18:02
Researchers say a new remote access Trojan dubbed UBoatRAT is targeting individuals or organizations linked to South Korea or video games industry.
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Snapchat takes a swipe at fake news

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 17:46
Snapchat is curating items based on what YOU like, not your echo chamber, fake-news spreading friends.

Lauri Love's US extradition appeal judges reserve decision

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 17:20
Accused Brit hacker will have to wait to hear his fate

London's High Court has reserved judgment on the extradition of accused hacker Lauri Love after hearing this morning that his appeal should be granted because conditions in the US prisons he may be sent to are "unconscionable".…

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Apple’s “blank root password” fix needs a fix of its own – here it is

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 17:06
Bug, fix, bug, fix - but we're still saying "Well done" to Apple for a superquick response to the "blank root password" vulnerability.

Mr. Robot eps3.7_dont-delete-me.ko – the security review

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 15:06
We examine the latest security happenings in this week's episode of Mr. Robot...

Throwback Thursday: Anti-malware testing undercover

Virus Bulletin News - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 14:57
We look back at the VB2016 presentation by Righard Zwienenberg (ESET) and Luis Corrons (Panda Security), in which they discussed various issues relating to anti-malware testing.

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Uber hack: EU data protection bods launch taskforce

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 14:32
Justice commissioner slams biz for 'irresponsible' behaviour

The European Union’s group of data protection watchdogs has launched a taskforce into the Uber data breach that affected 57 million users worldwide.…

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