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It's 2018, and a webpage can still pwn your Windows PC – and apps can escape Hyper-V

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Květen, 2018 - 03:41
Scores of bugs, from Edge and Office to kernel code to Adobe Flash, need fixing ASAP

Patch Tuesday  Microsoft and Adobe have patched a bunch of security bugs in their products that can be exploited by hackers to commandeer vulnerable computers, siphon people's personal information, and so on.…

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Red Hat smitten by secure enclaves 'cos some sysadmins are evil

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Květen, 2018 - 01:29
Also reveals plans to replace Atomic Host with CoreOS Linux

Red Hat Summit  Red Hat has revealed a plan to to work with CPU-makers so that its wares can take advantage of in-silicon security features such as secure enclaves.…

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May Patch Tuesday Fixes Two Bugs Under Active Attack - 8 Květen, 2018 - 22:42
In total, Microsoft’s May Patch Tuesday roundup included 68 security patches, with 21 listed as critical, 45 rated important and two listed low in severity.
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Sierra Wireless Patches Critical Vulns in Range of Wireless Routers - 8 Květen, 2018 - 22:27
The flaws would leave the enterprise devices helpless to a range of remote threats, including the charms of the Reaper IoT botnet.
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Adobe Patches Critical Bugs In Flash Player, Creative Cloud - 8 Květen, 2018 - 18:56
Adobe fixed critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Creative Cloud as part of its regularly scheduled May Security Bulletin, on Tuesday.
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“Equi-Facts”: Equifax Clarifies the Numbers for Its Massive Breach - 8 Květen, 2018 - 18:45
As companies continue to install the vulnerable version of Apache Struts behind the breach, Equifax has filed a clarification statement.
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FBI: Cyber-Fraud Losses Rise to Reach $1.4B - 8 Květen, 2018 - 17:39
Tech-support scams took off during the year, while whaling/business email compromise was the main threat, accounting for losses of more than $675 million.
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Pentagon orders military exchanges to pull Chinese smartphones over security risks

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Květen, 2018 - 13:22
Huawei and ZTE are already telephones non gratae, tied too close for comfort to the Chinese Communist Party and People’s Liberation Army back home.

Budget Android manufacturer Blu settles with FTC over privacy fiasco

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Květen, 2018 - 12:43
These are the phones that were calling home to Shanghai every 72 hours, with no opt-in or notice, to hand over a whole lot of PII.

The Man on the Train: Caught with his phishing loot

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Květen, 2018 - 12:09
How does it end for phishing attackers who get caught? In a case that’s been working its way through the British courts since last September, the unusual answer is in the first-class carriage of a train travelling between Wales and London.

Tuesday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Květen, 2018 - 11:48
From the medical devices needing a security patch and Google Maps's open redirect flaw to VW and Audi's infotainment systems remote hacking, and more!

Registration for VB2018 now open!

Virus Bulletin News - 8 Květen, 2018 - 08:46
Registration for VB2018, the 28th International Virus Bulletin conference, is now open, with an early bird rate available until 1 July.

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Equifax reveals full horror of that monstrous cyber-heist of its servers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Květen, 2018 - 04:57
146 million people, 99 million addresses, 209,000 payment cards, 38,000 drivers' licenses and 3,200 passports

Equifax has published yet more details on the personal records and sensitive information stolen by miscreants after they hacked its databases in 2017.…

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Android P to improve users' network privacy

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Květen, 2018 - 04:15
Soon-to-be-staunched Linux network process folder bleeds info about smartmobe use

The forthcoming Android P release will protect the operating system's network processes against snoops and nasties.…

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Hacking charge dropped against Nova Scotia teen who slurped public records from the web

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Květen, 2018 - 00:50
Police opt to end charade over document download row

Cops in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, will not pursue charges against a 19-year-old fella who had dared to download a cache of public documents.…

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That Drupal bug you were told to patch weeks ago? Cryptominers hope you haven't bothered

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Květen, 2018 - 21:20
Cryptocoin malware outfit takes aim at 'Drupalgeddon' bug

A set of high-severity vulnerabilities in Drupal that were disclosed last month are now the target of widespread attacks by a malware campaign.…

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Romanian Hackers Extradited to U.S. over $18M Vishing Scam - 7 Květen, 2018 - 21:06
The two have been arraigned in a Georgia district court on charges relating to an elaborate voice- and SMS-phishing (i.e., vishing/smishing) scheme.
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Variant of SynAck Malware Adopts Doppelgänging Technique - 7 Květen, 2018 - 20:54
Ransomware adopts Process Doppelgänging technique to avoid antivirus researchers and avoid detection in a newly identified malware double threat targeting users in the U.S., Kuwait and Germany.
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Asylo Open-Source Framework Tackles TEEs for Cloud - 7 Květen, 2018 - 19:14
The idea is to use trusted execution environments to build trust across various cloud-related use cases, including 5G, virtual network functions (VNFs), blockchain and more.
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Cryptojacking Campaign Exploits Drupal Bug, Over 400 Websites Attacked - 7 Květen, 2018 - 18:16
Hundreds of sites vulnerable to 'Drupalgeddon 2.0' have been impacted by a massive cryptomining campaign.
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