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Payday loan company Wonga breached – what you need to know

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Duben, 2017 - 15:48
Nothing was stolen that was deeply secret on its own, but collected together, the data points could be gold dust for scammers.

Hard-coded passwords put industrial systems at risk

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Duben, 2017 - 14:23
Schneider Electric held up its hands to the revelation that it was hardcoding passwords into its equipment, but the problem goes beyond one vendor

John Graham-Cumming and Brian Honan to deliver keynote addresses at VB2017

Virus Bulletin News - 10 Duben, 2017 - 14:06
Virus Bulletin is excited to announce John-Graham Cumming and Brian Honan as the two keynote speakers for VB2017 in Madrid.

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Uber ‘showing drivers and riders different fare estimates’, says lawsuit

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Duben, 2017 - 11:58
Lawsuit that aims to recover back pay alleges that Uber shows riders a longer, slower and more expensive route than the drivers are shown

Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Duben, 2017 - 11:42
From how to stop your iPhone being hacked via Wi-Fi and how it's not just for Apple users to the most 'damaging' Wikileaks dump yet, and more!

Machine vs. machine battle has begun to de-fraud the internet of lies

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Duben, 2017 - 08:56
Standards help, too, as we fight to ensure the cost of sharing doesn't outweigh the benefits

A long-ago cartoon in The New Yorker put it plainly: "On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog." If that cartoon had been written today, the caption might have read, "On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a fraud."…

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TP-Link 3G/Wi-Fi modem spills credentials to an evil text message

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Duben, 2017 - 08:34
So why can it read scripts sent by SMS anyhow?

TP-Link's M5350 3G/Wi-Fi router, has the kind of howling bug that gives infosec pros nightmares.…

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Payday lender Wonga admits to data breach

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Duben, 2017 - 07:58
270,000 customers advised not to worry but also to watch out for odd transactions and ponder password refresh

Payday lender Wonga has advised 270,000 customers of a data breach and offered inconsistent advice about the severity of the incident and how to respond.…

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Apple finally teaches Android music app to validate certificates

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Duben, 2017 - 03:43
Cupertino's so keen on Android it took eight months to repair interception bug

If you're so much an Apple fan that you run Apple Music on Android devices, there's an upgrade to patch against a man-in-the-middle vulnerability.…

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OLE-y hell. Bug in MSFT Word allows total PC p0wnage

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Duben, 2017 - 01:59
FireEye, McAfee, disclose over the weekend. Will Microsoft squash it on Patch Tuesday?

All eyes will be on Microsoft's April patch run - due tomorrow - to see whether Redmond gets ahead of a nasty Word zero-day that popped up last week.…

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Forget Mirai – Brickerbot malware will kill your crap IoT devices

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Duben, 2017 - 11:32
Rogue code aims to create permanent DoS

A new form of attack code has come to town and it uses techniques similar to Mirai to permanently scramble Internet of Things devices.…

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Researcher Warns SIEMs Are Weak Link In Network Security Chain

VirusList.com - 7 Duben, 2017 - 23:00
Security information and event management solutions are supposed to boost security, but researchers say the network analysis tools are ripe attack targets.
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Baseband Zero Day Exposes Millions of Mobile Phones to Attack

VirusList.com - 7 Duben, 2017 - 22:10
A previously undisclosed baseband vulnerability impacting Huawei smartphones, laptop WWAN modules and IoT components was revealed Thursday at the Infiltrate Conference
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US govt ceases fire in legal spat with Twitter to unmask anti-Trump 'immigration official'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Duben, 2017 - 21:01
CBP kills own lawsuit to out Donald-trolling twit

Twitter and the US government's game of chicken over an anonymous anti-Trump tweeter is over before it barely began.…

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Creating a More Altruistic Bug Bounty Program

VirusList.com - 7 Duben, 2017 - 20:22
David Jacoby and Frans Rosén said at this year's Security Analyst Summit they offered companies free pen-testing and raised $15,000 for charity in the process.
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That ‘iPhone Wi-Fi bug’ isn’t just for Apple users – here’s a rundown

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Duben, 2017 - 19:59
A bug in Broadcom Wi-Fi firmware that has been patched on recent iPhones and some Google devices could affect many other devices too.

iCloud extortion racket nowhere near as epic as we thought it might be

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Duben, 2017 - 19:30
But have your popcorn ready 2030 BST just in case

A threat to wipe millions of supposedly compromised iCloud accounts and iPhones has yet to materialise. A security expert who has analysed samples of compromised data has concluded that the threat – such as it is – only exposes a small number of accounts to potential credential-stuffing attacks.…

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Apache Struts 2 Exploits Installing Cerber Ransomware

VirusList.com - 7 Duben, 2017 - 18:46
Attackers are attempting to exploit the recent Apache Struts vulnerability on Windows servers and the payload is a variant of the Cerber ransomware.
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Mastodon: new beast to challenge Big Social, or another white elephant?

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Duben, 2017 - 17:57
Another big social network - this time, Twitter - has another new challenger, with some interesting features. But the history of the web is littered with the corpses of failed social media challengers
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