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WannaCrypt ransomware snatches NSA exploit, fscks over Telefónica, other orgs in Spain

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Květen, 2017 - 17:58
EternalBlue now an eternal headache

Updated  Workers at Telefónica's Madrid headquarters were left staring at their screen on Friday following a ransomware outbreak.…

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UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Květen, 2017 - 16:22
Docs use pen and paper after computers scrambled amid global outbreak

Final update  UK hospitals have effectively shut down and are turning away non-emergency patients after ransomware ransacked its networks.…

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'Jaff' argh snakes: 5m emails/hour ransomware floods inboxes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Květen, 2017 - 15:22
Locky-style nasty will squeeze you for two whole bitcoins

The Necurs botnet has been harnessed to fling a new strain of ransomware dubbed "Jaff".…

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Man who padded timesheets fined $318,000 for trashing boss’s servers

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Květen, 2017 - 13:17
His strategy: pad the payroll program with extra hours, in black letters, on a black background, in 1-pt type, then demolish the server.

LastPass resolves UK connectivity blooper

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Květen, 2017 - 11:56
Third-party provider blamed

Cloud-based password manager LastPass has resolved an issue that left Brits unable to reliably access the service between Tuesday and Thursday this week.…

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Someone is sending propaganda texts to Ukrainian soldiers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Květen, 2017 - 08:05
Hmm, who has a conflict and IMSI catchers, we wonder

An ongoing campaign of propaganda-texting Ukrainian solders has, unsurprisingly, been attributed to Russian forces equipped with cell site simulators (IMSI-catchers).…

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Vanilla Forums has a plain-flavoured zero-day

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Květen, 2017 - 07:04
PHPMailer bug leads to remote code execution via HTTP

Updated  The popular Vanilla Forums software needs patching against a remote code execution zero-day first reported to the developers in December 2016.…

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Google's PHP API client has XSS vulnerability

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Květen, 2017 - 05:56
Patch promised

Users of Google's PHP API client: watch out for phishing attacks while Google patches a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the code.…

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Anti Public Combo List Analysis Reveals Password Habits Improving - 12 Květen, 2017 - 00:26
Researchers take a deep dive analysis on a recently discovered database of more than 500 million username and password pairs.
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Trump signs executive order on cybersecurity, White House now runs the show

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Květen, 2017 - 00:05
Promises to hold agency heads responsible for slipups

President Donald Trump has signed his long-promised executive order on cybersecurity – and it says the executive branch will take overall command of securing America's critical IT systems.…

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Trump Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order - 11 Květen, 2017 - 22:41
President Trump signed the cybersecurity executive order that mandates federal agencies implement the NIST Framework for risk management.
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Vanilla Forums Open Source Software Vulnerable to RCE, Host Header Injection Vulnerability - 11 Květen, 2017 - 22:39
Vanilla Forums open source software suffers from vulnerabilities that could let an attacker gain access to user accounts, carry out web-cache poisoning attacks, and in some instances, execute arbitrary code.
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US spymasters trash Kaspersky: AV tools can't be trusted, we've stuck a probe in them

The Register - Anti-Virus - 11 Květen, 2017 - 22:33
Eugene shouts back: Gimme the mic and let me testify

Five US spy bosses, and the acting FBI chief, today told the Senate intelligence committee they do not trust software from Russian antivirus maker Kaspersky.…

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HP Inc ships laptops with sinister key-logger

The Register - Anti-Virus - 11 Květen, 2017 - 21:14
Dodgy Conexant driver spaffs keystrokes into wide-open log

Updated  HP Inc ships a creepy key-logger on its laptops, according to security researchers.…

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Microsoft’s New Security Update Guides Get Mixed Reviews - 11 Květen, 2017 - 20:53
Microsoft gets a lukewarm response with its new Microsoft Security Guides that replaced Security Bulletins.
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Google won’t fix Android ‘contentjacking’ flaw for months

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Květen, 2017 - 19:32
Google Play is a bit like a happening nightclub: the faster you let people in, the less time you have to spend keeping troublemakers out.

News in brief: laptop ban could be extended; DDoS hits news sites; Taiwan might block Google DNS

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Květen, 2017 - 18:41
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Keylogger Found in Audio Drivers on Some HP Machines - 11 Květen, 2017 - 17:34
Researchers say an audio driver that comes installed on some HP-manufactured computers can record users keystrokes and store them in a world-readable plaintext file.
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Would you like a side of facial recognition with your pizza?

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Květen, 2017 - 17:19
Oslo pizza joint's menu includes facial recognition so that it can serve up gender-specific ads - meat to the men, salad to the women

ASUS Patches RT Router Vulnerabilities - 11 Květen, 2017 - 16:15
ASUS updated the firmware in March of a number of its RT routers to address vulnerabilities found within the device’s native web interface.
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