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Tails OS hits version 3.0, matches Debian's pace but bins 32-bit systems

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Červen, 2017 - 03:58
Edward Snowden's preferred-for-privacy OS gets a decent upgrade

The developers of privacy-protecting Linux distribution Tails have decided to get closer to Debian with the project's 3.0 release.…

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Microsoft Patches Two Critical Vulnerabilities Under Attack - 13 Červen, 2017 - 22:23
Microsoft patched 95 vulnerabilities today, including two under attack.
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Risk of ‘Destructive Cyber Attacks’ Prompts Microsoft to Update XP Again - 13 Červen, 2017 - 21:34
Citing an elevated risk for destructive attacks, Microsoft today included patches for vulnerabilities in Windows XP among its Patch Tuesday updates.
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Five Eyes nations stare menacingly at tech biz and its encryption

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2017 - 21:34
US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada mull leaning hard for access to your info

Officials from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will discuss next month plans to force tech companies to break encryption on their products.…

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Adobe Fixes 21 Critical Vulnerabilities with June Patch Tuesday Update - 13 Červen, 2017 - 20:33
Adobe fixed 21 vulnerabilities across four products - Flash, Shockwave Player, Captivate, and Adobe Digital Editions - on Tuesday.
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News in brief: Update Flash now; Heartbleed fine; the $1.9m email

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Červen, 2017 - 20:01
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Virgin Super Hub 2 serious security bug – act now to close the hole

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Červen, 2017 - 19:39
Which is the bigger router issue: a configuration backup flaw or weak credentials?

Microsoft’s radical idea for dishing out cyberblame

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Červen, 2017 - 17:55
Microsoft’s strategy for containing global cyberattacks is so crazy it just might work. Or is it just plain crazy?

Patrick Wardle on MacRansom Ransomware-as-a-Service - 13 Červen, 2017 - 17:30
Patrick Wardle of Synack and the Objective-See blog talks to Mike Mimoso about the emergence of a ransomware service targeting MacOS machines. Wardle explains why he characterizes MacRansom as “lame” and whether this could kick off a wave of copycats vying for the Apple platform.
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Discredit a journo? Easy, that'll be $55k. Fix an election? Oh, I can do that for just $400k

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2017 - 16:58
Cybercrooks rake it in with Fake-News-as-a-Service

Fake news has come to be associated with political intrigue but the same propaganda techniques are also abused by cybercriminals, according to a study by Trend Micro.…

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Distributor caught selling Apple customers’ data

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Červen, 2017 - 14:55
Police have uncovered a large network of Apple distributor employees selling iPhone users' data on the cyberunderground.

Pizza proffer punctures privacy protection, prompts pals' perfidy

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2017 - 14:33
People like the idea of privacy but not the effort, research finds

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University have found that people say they want privacy but make choices suggesting the opposite, and can be easily manipulated through interface design, reassuring statements, and pizza.…

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When sysadmins attack: how to delete an entire company

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Červen, 2017 - 14:07
Nothing can stand in the way of malice and incompetence

FIN7 Hitting Restaurants with Fileless Malware - 13 Červen, 2017 - 13:15
A campaign attributed to the FIN7 attackers targets restaurants with phishing emails and infected RTF Word documents that carry out fileless malware attacks.
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Who’s afraid of the big, bad botnet?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2017 - 09:46
The dangers, and how to guard against them

Broadcast - 11am BST  If you haven't had any of your key systems or services brought down by a DDoS attack, you can probably consider yourself lucky.…

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Connectivity's value is almost erased by the costs it can impose

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2017 - 09:05
The internet made information flow on the cheap, but making it anti-fragile will cost plenty

I spent the first half of my career coding and while I don't miss the day-in-day-out grind of coding, but do still enjoy the computer-as-infinite-toy. So from time to time I try to spend a few days with my head in the machine, playing, exploring and learning.…

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Raspberry Pi sours thanks to mining malware

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2017 - 03:32
Change your default user name or Linux.MulDrop.14 will send your Pi down the crypto-mines

Anti-virus vendor Dr. Web has found something nasty: malware named “Linux.MulDrop.14” that turns the Raspberry Pi into a cryptocurrency mining machine.…

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Free Mac-Based Ransomware-as-a-Service MacRansom Surfaces - 12 Červen, 2017 - 22:19
A new, free macOS-based ransomware as a service has surfaced on the darkweb. Researchers say once the malware encrypts users' files, they're "pretty much gone for good."
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Blinking Router LEDs Leak Data From Air-Gapped Networks - 12 Červen, 2017 - 20:41
Researchers say sensitive data can be extracted from air-gapped networks via a wireless router's blinking LEDs.
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News in brief: Google teaches safety; US builds AI spies; new Twitter vulnerability

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Červen, 2017 - 19:53
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