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The TikTok Ban: Security Experts Weigh in on the App’s Risks - 18 Září, 2020 - 23:22
With no hard evidence of abuse, are bans warranted? The real security concerns will likely come after the ban goes into effect, researchers said in our exclusive roundtable.
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Stubborn WooCommerce Plugin Bugs Get Third Patch - 18 Září, 2020 - 23:07
Users of the Discount Rules for WooCommerce WordPress plugin are urged to apply a third and (hopefully) final patch.
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Online fraud prevention biz fails to prevent CEO's alleged offline fraud

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2020 - 20:47
Security upstart NS8, which raised $123m in funding, let its leader have sole control over revenue records

The Feds on Thursday charged the head of a cyber-fraud prevention company with fraud in a complaint unsealed in a New York City court.…

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SecOps Teams Wrestle with Manual Processes, HR Gaps - 18 Září, 2020 - 20:16
Enterprise security teams are "drowning in alerts."
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Security Takeaways from the Great Work-from-Home Experiment - 18 Září, 2020 - 19:56
As the pandemic drags on and remote workforces stay remote, zero-trust and other lessons learned should come to the fore.
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Maze Ransomware Adopts Ragnar Locker Virtual-Machine Approach - 18 Září, 2020 - 18:29
Maze continues to adopt tactics from rival cybercrime gangs.
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A real-life Maze ransomware attack – “If at first you don’t succeed…”

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Září, 2020 - 17:58
The crooks wanted $15,000,000. They didn't get it. Huzzah!

Bad news for 'cool dads' trying to bond with their teens: China-owned TikTok and WeChat face US download ban by Sunday

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2020 - 17:20
Unless the Orange One steps in to save the day. Fancy that!

The US Department of Commerce has threatened to ban new downloads of Chinese-owned social media platforms Tiktok and Wechat from app stores this weekend.…

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Iran's RampantKitten spy crew were snooping on expats and dissidents for six years

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2020 - 12:00
So says Check Point, piecing together Telegram-busting malware clues

Infosec outfit Check Point says it has uncovered a six-year Iranian cyber-spying campaign directed at expats and dissidents worldwide.…

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Woman dies after hospital is unable to treat her during crippling ransomware infection, cops launch probe

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2020 - 07:55
Extortionware is bad but it never killed anyo... never mind

A woman in Germany died after a ransomware infection prevented her hospital from giving her emergency treatment.…

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Feeling bad about your last security audit? Check out what just happened to the US Department of Interior

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2020 - 01:47
It starts with a backpack of $200 of electronics and poor Wi-Fi security

The US Department of the Interior (DoI) spectacularly failed its latest computer security assessment, mostly for a lack of Wi-Fi defenses.…

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Mozi Botnet Accounts for Majority of IoT Traffic - 17 Září, 2020 - 23:00
Mozi’s spike comes amid a huge increase in overall IoT botnet activity.
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Apple Bug Allows Code Execution on iPhone, iPad, iPod - 17 Září, 2020 - 22:23
Release of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 brings fixes 11 bugs, some rated high-severity.
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Video encoders using Huawei chips have backdoors and bad bugs – and Chinese giant says it's not to blame

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Září, 2020 - 20:42
Telecom kit maker points finger in the general direction of Middle Kingdom's complicated supply chain

Hardware video encoders from multiple suppliers contain several critical security bugs that allow a remote unauthenticated miscreant to run arbitrary code on the equipment.…

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Zerologon – hacking Windows servers with a bunch of zeros

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Září, 2020 - 20:13
Cryptography is hard. And cryptographic blunders can be hard to spot. This one was there for years...

Google Play Bans Stalkerware and ‘Misrepresentation’ - 17 Září, 2020 - 18:46
The official app store is taking on spy- and surveillance-ware, along with apps that could be used to mount political-influence campaigns.
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APT41 Operatives Indicted as Sophisticated Hacking Activity Continues - 17 Září, 2020 - 17:31
Five alleged members of the China-linked advanced threat group and two associates have been indicted by a Federal grand jury, on dozens of charges.
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GCHQ agency 'strongly urges' Brit universities, colleges to protect themselves after spike in ransomware infections

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Září, 2020 - 16:27
Never mind real-world viruses, get your networks into lockdown ASAP

GCHQ offshoot the National Cyber Security Centre has warned Further and Higher Education institutions in the UK to be on their guard against ransomware attacks as the new academic year (sort of) gets under way.…

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California Elementary Kids Kicked Off Online Learning by Ransomware - 17 Září, 2020 - 16:05
The attack on the Newhall District in Valencia is part of a wave of ransomware attacks on the education sector, which shows no sign of dissipating.
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The Intel vPro Platform is ‘Built for Business’ – what this means to you

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Září, 2020 - 12:00
And why it's what you need amid an explosive demand for IT services as a result of an increasingly distributed workforce

Sponsored  The Intel vPro® platform has been around for over a decade as the company’s official branding for business-grade laptops and desktops, combining specific technologies and enhancements that differentiate vPro platforms from those that may have comparable specifications but are otherwise essentially consumer hardware.…

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