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Microsoft: The Kremlin's hackers are already sniffing, probing around America's 2018 elections

49 min 2 sek zpět
Russia's Fancy Bear crew caught gearing up for mid-terms

Microsoft says it has already uncovered evidence of Russian government-backed hacking gangs attempting to interfere in the 2018 US mid-term elections.…

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Friday FYI: 9 out of 10 of website login attempts? Yeah, that'll be hackers

1 hodina 34 min zpět
Credential stuffing is rampant – so try not to reuse the same password on every site, eh?

Up to 90 per cent of the average online retailer's login traffic is generated by cybercriminals trying their luck with credential stuffing attacks, Shape Security estimated in its latest Credential Spill Report.…

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Crypto gripes, election security, and mandatory cybersec school: Uncle Sam's cyber task force emits todo list for govt

2 hodiny 1 min zpět
In detail: The threats facing America's computer networks

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) this week released the first report from its Cyber Digital Task Force – which was set up in February to advise the government on strengthening its online defenses.…

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Doctor, doctor, I feel like my IoT-enabled vacuum cleaner is spying on me

5 hodin 22 min zpět
Snooping on the built-in cam? Remotely controlling it? Well, that sucks *ba-dum tsh*

Vulnerabilities in a range of robot vacuum cleaners allow miscreants to access the gadgets' camera, and remote-control the gizmos.…

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Cybercrooks slurp nearly $1m from Russian bank after pwning router at regional branch

7 hodin 23 min zpět
MoneyTaker lives up to its name

Hackers stole almost $1m from a Russian bank earlier this month after breaching its network via an outdated router.…

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UK's Huawei handler dials back support for Chinese giant's kit in critical infrastructure

9 hodin 36 min zpět
'Limited assurance' that there is no risk to national security

A UK government-run oversight board has expressed misgivings about the security of telecoms kit from Chinese firm Huawei.…

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Either my name, my password or my soul is invalid – but which?

12 hodin 7 min zpět
Devising complex new passwords is character-building

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  Try as I might, it won't go in.…

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Declassified files reveal how pre-WW2 Brits smashed Russian crypto

19 Červenec, 2018 - 20:35
Moscow's agents used one-time pads, er, two times – ой!

Efforts by British boffins to thwart Russian cryptographic cyphers in the 1920s and 1930s have been declassified, providing fascinating insights into an obscure part of the history of code breaking.…

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Declassified files reveal how pre-WW2 Brits smashed Russian crypto

19 Červenec, 2018 - 20:35
Moscow's agents used one-time pads, er, two times – ой!

Efforts by British boffins to thwart Russian cryptographic cyphers in the 1920s and 1930s have been declassified, providing fascinating insights into an obscure part of the history of code breaking.…

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Brit tech forges alliance to improve cyber security as MPs moan over 'acute scarcity' of experts

19 Červenec, 2018 - 17:41
We're even short 'moderately specialist' types ...

A cross-sector alliance incorporating leading UK organisations has been created in response to government plans to develop a national professional body for cybersecurity.…

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Adobe on internal systems security hole: Panic not. It isn't critical

19 Červenec, 2018 - 16:19
Researcher: Well, I think you'll find....

Adobe has attempted to play down the significance of a vulnerability in its internal systems.…

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Airbus UK infosec gros fromage: Yep, we work with arch-rivals Boeing

19 Červenec, 2018 - 10:49
Says firm's airliners designed with security foremost in mind

Airbus's UK infosec chief, Ian Goslin, has said that cyber-attack attribution is a matter for "nation states" – and has questioned whether some critical national infrastructure companies are taking the infosec threat seriously.…

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Bloke accused of netting $5m on inside info about Lattice Semiconductor

19 Červenec, 2018 - 00:52
Chinese broker faces prison, if he's ever found in Uncle Sam's jurisdiction and convicted

A Chinese investor has been charged in America with insider trading after allegedly using Lattice Semiconductor secrets to turn a massive profit on Wall Street.…

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Who's leaving Amazon S3 buckets open online now? Cybercroooks, US election autodialers

18 Červenec, 2018 - 22:23
Hundreds of thousands of voter records and contact info spilled

Security biz Kromtech has unearthed two more embarrassing – and potentially dangerous – cases of groups leaving mass data caches unguarded on the public internet.…

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Will this biz be poutine up the cash? Hackers demand dosh to not leak stolen patient records

18 Červenec, 2018 - 21:45
Tens of thousands of Canadian medical files, healthcare worker details snatched

Hackers say they will leak patient and employee records stolen from a Canadian healthcare provider unless they are paid off.…

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So long and thanks for all the fixes: ERPScan left out of credits on Oracle bug-bash list

18 Červenec, 2018 - 17:36
App security firm sanctioned in US over ties with Russia

Oracle fixed 17 flaws in its products found by ERPScan researchers without acknowledging the application security firm, which was recently and controversially sanctioned in the US.…

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Brit watchdog fines child sex abuse inquiry £200k over mass email blunder

18 Červenec, 2018 - 16:15
Breach identified potential victims taking part in probe

The UK's data watchdog today issued the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) a £200,000 penalty after it sent a bulk email to participants that identified possible victims of historical crimes.…

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Call records breach let users feel like Movistars (with everyone watching who they're talking to)

18 Červenec, 2018 - 13:21
Enumeration bug potentially allowed users to peek at each others' details

Telefonica Spain has inadvertently exposed the personal details of customers of its Movistar division.…

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PayPal's pal Venmo spaffs your pals' payments – and yours

18 Červenec, 2018 - 09:03
200 million transactions visible to all, inc. the inside dope on a cannabis seller's annual sales

PayPal-owned digital wallet Venmo shares way too much data via its public API, according to Berlin-based researcher Hang Do Thi Duc.…

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Microsoft to pay new bounties for identity services holes

18 Červenec, 2018 - 08:28
If ye can board Microsoft accounts, Azure AD or even OpenID without the skipper knowing, loot be your reward

Microsoft’s launched a new bug bounty program, this time for identity services.…

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