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Virus Bulletin relaunches VB Security Jobs Market for both employers and job seekers

Virus Bulletin News - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 14:21
As an independent body in the IT security industry, Virus Bulletin is in an ideal position to act as a global source of information both about jobs currently available in the field and about those candidates currently seeking to start or progress their career in the industry - which is why we have relaunched the VB Security Jobs Market.

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Epic Games sues 14-year-old cheater, mother launches rhetorical firestorm

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 12:43
I would run away if I were you, Epic Games: she's scary, and she's got good points.

Hey girl, what's that behind your Windows task bar? Looks like a hidden crypto-miner...

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Listopad, 2017 - 02:19
Web alt-coin nasties run even after you leave the page

Miscreants have found a way to continue running cryptocurrency-crafting JavaScript on Windows PCs even after netizens browse away from the webpage hosting the code.…

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Wondering why your internal .dev web app has stopped working?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 21:40
Blame Google. And ICANN

Network admins, code wranglers and other techies have hit an unusual problem this week: their test and development environments have vanished.…

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As Apple fixes macOS root password hole, here's what went wrong

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 20:14
While you patch your Mac, take a look at what upset the Apple cart this week

Code dive  Apple has emitted an emergency software patch to address the trivial to exploit vulnerability in macOS High Sierra, version 10.13.1, that allowed miscreants to log into Macs as administrators without passwords and let any app gain root privileges.…

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Apple Announces Emergency Patch to Fix High Sierra Login Bug

VirusList.com - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 19:17
Apple said on Wednesday that it will rush an emergency patch to users that fixes an embarrassing login bug in its High Sierra operating system.
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Apple closes that big root hole – “Install this update as soon as possible”

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 18:43
That Apple root hole we wrote about just yesterday? Apple has pushed out a patch already - get it while it's hot!

Radio Shack robbery to have huge consequences for location privacy

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 17:14
This could go beyond Radio Shack and location data; it may apply to email/text messages, internet searches, and bank and credit card records.

US indicts three Chinese nationals for alleged cyberattacks

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 15:09
The three men are accused of hacking into at least three multinational corporations over the past seven years.

Uber says 2.7 MEEELLION(ish) UK users affected by hack

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 14:47
ICO still waiting for technical reports

Uber has finally come up with a figure for the number of UK-based riders and drivers affected by its massive data breach: 2.7 million.…

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VB2017 paper: Offensive malware analysis: dissecting OSX/FruitFly.B via a custom C&C server

Virus Bulletin News - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 14:37
At VB2017 in Madrid, macOS malware researcher Patrick Wardle presented the details of a specific piece of Mac malware, FruitFly, which he analysed through a custom C&C server - a technique that will also be of interest for researchers of malware on other platforms. Today we publish both Patrick's paper and the recording of his presentation.

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Hacked Brit shipping giant Clarksons: A person may release some of our data today

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 13:51
But ... we won't 'be held to ransom by criminals'

British shipping company Clarkson has 'fessed up to a data breach, saying a miscreant has accessed its systems and the public should expect some of it to be made public.…

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Google AI lets phone owners know about shoulder surfers

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 12:41
Researchers' system halts a text conversation, shows a face peering over your shoulder, and involves alarmingly pretty sparkles and rainbows!

Accused hacker Lauri Love's extradition appeal begins

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 08:02
Lord Chief Justice to hear Suffolk man's challenge against removal to US

Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love’s appeal against extradition from the UK to the US begins this morning at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.…

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The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 02:59
Karim Baratov pleads guilty to ransacking web accounts for 'mystery' paymasters

A Canadian hacker for hire has admitted ransacking webmail accounts for miscreants accused of orchestrating the Yahoo! megahack that hit all three billion Purple Palace user accounts.…

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Critical Apple Login Bug Puts macOS High Sierra Systems at Risk

VirusList.com - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 02:47
A major bug in Apple’s macOS High Sierra gives anyone with physical access to a system running the latest version of the OS root access simply by putting "root" in the user name field.
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Uber hack coverup: Your next US state lawsuit arrives in four minutes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 01:57
Illinois, Washington sue 'reckless' transit upstart

Challenged on Monday by US senators to explain its failure to report that it had allowed hackers to grab records on 57 million customers and drivers and then paid hush money in an attempted year-long coverup, Uber has been presented with its second state-backed lawsuit for not alerting authorities to the pilfering.…

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Apple Macs have gaping root hole – here’s a superquick way to check and fix it

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2017 - 00:45
You can't login as "root" on a Mac because it never asks you to set the password, so you don't know what it is. Except that it's [blank].

Leaky AWS Storage Bucket Spills Military Secrets, Again

VirusList.com - 28 Listopad, 2017 - 23:11
For the second time in ten days, researchers at UpGuard released sensitive data belonging to the United States Defense Department that was stored insecurely online.
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US intelligence blabs classified Linux VM to world via leaky S3 silo

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Listopad, 2017 - 22:25
Gigabytes of Army, NSA files found out in the open online

Updated  A classified toolkit for potentially accessing US military intelligence networks was left exposed to the public internet, for anyone to find, according to security researchers today.…

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