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Debian move marks beginning of the end for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 14:16
TLS 1.20 fixes a vulnerability so now's the time to check that the software you use and the software you manage supports it

Lauri Love and Gary McKinnon's lawyer, UK supporters rally around Marcus Hutchins

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 13:45
Take a plea deal and come home quick, opines East London meeting

Marcus Hutchins’ British supporters believe his best chance of getting home within the next few years is to accept a plea deal with US prosecutors, some of them opined last night.…

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Self-hosted search option is a new approach to bursting the filter bubble

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 13:32
An open-source, self-hosted search aggregator might be a good way both of avoiding being tracked and getting away from the echo chamber

TalkTalk fined £100k for exposing personal sensitive info

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 12:35
21,000 accounts handled by Indian outsourcing biz exposed

Blighty's Information Commissioner’s Office has whacked TalkTalk with a £100,000 fine after the data of the records of 21,000 people were exposed to fraudsters in an Indian call centre.…

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Throwback Thursday: Ten memorable Virus Bulletin conference presentations - part 2

Virus Bulletin News - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 10:58
In the second part of this two-part blog series, we look at five more memorable Virus Bulletin conference presentations.

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Can GCHQ order techies to work as govt snoops? Experts fear: 'Yes'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 10:27
UK Home Office's response to concerns are a riddle wrapped in an enigma

Analysis  The UK Home Office's ambiguous response to whether or not the Investigatory Powers Act gives the British government the authority to pressure or force people to work for GCHQ is troubling.…

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So you're thinking about becoming an illegal hacker – what's your business plan?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 08:29
Some insights from the HBO hack and bomb threat claims

It's something every aspiring crook needs to consider before they attempt to break into the world of cyber-crime: what's the business plan?…

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Salesforce sacks two top security engineers for their DEF CON talk

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 07:01
Revealing penetration-testing tool sealed staffers' fate

Salesforce fired two of its senior security engineers after they revealed details of an internal tool for testing IT defenses at DEF CON last month.…

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Microsoft bins unloved Chinese cert shops

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 05:03
WoSign and StartCom banished from Windows 10

Microsoft's decided not to support digital certificates issued by Chinese outfits WoSign and StartCom, but the first-mentioned CA disputes the decision.…

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Carbon Black denies its IT security guard system oozes customer secrets

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 02:45
Not a bug, it's a clearly labelled switched-off feature, we're told

Security firms are, understandably, quite sensitive about claims that their products are insecure, so accusations of this sort tend to cause a kerfuffle.…

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US court system bug opened hole for hackers to scoop up legal docs for free on victims' dime

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2017 - 01:44
It's 2017 and cross-site forgery vulnerabilities are still a thing

A cross-site forgery vulnerability in the American court system's document archive PACER has been fixed. The bug could have been exploited to hijack accounts and retrieve civil and criminal lawsuit files on victims' dime.…

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SAP Patch Tuesday Update Resolves 19 Flaws, Three High Severity - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 23:01
SAP released 19 patches on Tuesday, including a trio of vulnerabilities marked high severity in its business management software.
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US border cops must get warrants to search phones, devices – EFF

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 22:19
Privacy warriors' legal battle to play out before appeals court

The controversial topic of electronic device searches at the US border, and whether customs agents should be required to get warrants before sucking data off them, is heading to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.…

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It's August 2017 and your Android gear can be pwned by, oh look, just patch the things

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 21:03
Google addresses dozens of security flaws in mobile platform

Android users should be expecting a security update to land for the mobile operating system in short order, as Google has issued fixes for 99 CVE-listed programming cockups.…

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Mystery Company Offers $250,000 Bounty for VM Escape Vulnerabilities - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 20:47
An unnamed firm is paying up to $250,000 for vulnerabilities related to its virtualization platform.
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SAP cleans up more than a dozen troubling CRM security blunders

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 20:35
19 vulnerabilities squished this month – get patching

Critical issues in SAP’s CRM application – patched on Tuesday – open the door to corporate espionage, security researchers warn.…

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Signed Mughthesec Adware Hijacking Macs for Profit - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 20:25
Mughthesec, a variant of the OperatorMac adware, has been turning hijacked Macs into revenue-generating machines for the authors.
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News in brief: Venezuelan protest hacking; Hutchins released on bail; Facebook steps up moderation

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 19:57
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Sextortionist caught by investigators’ booby-trapped video

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 19:53
Tor-using man caught when he unwittingly handed over his IP address as he downloaded a video trap from investigators

Mozilla Fixes 29 Vulnerabilities in Firefox, Makes Flash Click-To-Activate - 9 Srpen, 2017 - 18:39
Mozilla fixed three critical vulnerabilities and made Flash click-to-activate by default when it released Firefox 55 on Tuesday
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