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Lawsuit Claims Google Collects Minors’ Locations, Browsing History - 21 Únor, 2020 - 22:17
A new lawsuit alleges that Google’s G Suite for Education program covertly collects data from students, violating both COPPA and other data privacy regulations.
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Active Attacks Target Popular Duplicator WordPress Plugin - 21 Únor, 2020 - 21:50
When patched last week, the bug affected at least 1 million websites. Zero-day exploits were going on then.
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Duped into running bogus virus scans at Office Depot? Dry your eyes with a small check from $35m settlement

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2020 - 21:36
Treat yourself to a meal out or a case of bevvies... or an appetizer in SF or NYC

Victims of dodgy IT support from Office Depot will start receiving compensation checks, a US consumer watchdog said Thursday.…

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The Amazon Prime phishing attack that wasn’t…

Sophos Naked Security - 21 Únor, 2020 - 18:51
When we followed the phishing trail, we found ourselves at a web page we weren't expecting...

RSAC 2020: Editors’ Preview of Hottest Sessions, Speakers and Themes - 21 Únor, 2020 - 18:38
From data privacy to industrial IoT cybersecurity concerns, Threatpost editors discuss the top stories they expect to see at this year's RSA Conference, which kicks off next week in San Francisco.
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Burning Man Tickets for $225? Yep, Too Good to Be True - 21 Únor, 2020 - 18:29
Scammers are posing as event organizers in a sophisticated fraud effort.
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ISS World Hit with Malware Attack that Shuts Down Global Computer Network - 21 Únor, 2020 - 14:36
The incident cut off access to e-mail and shared IT services across customer sites of the multinational Denmark-based facility-management firm.
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Larry Tesler, of copy-and-paste fame, dies at 74

Sophos Naked Security - 21 Únor, 2020 - 14:11
Larry Tesler, the computing pioneer who insisted that user interfaces should be both comfortable *and* consistent, has died aged 74.

US and UK call out Russian hackers for Georgia attacks

Sophos Naked Security - 21 Únor, 2020 - 13:43
The US and UK governments have both accused Russia of launching a cyber attack against the Georgian government last year.

Data of 10.6m MGM hotel guests posted for sale on Dark Web forum

Sophos Naked Security - 21 Únor, 2020 - 12:55
The data dump apparently included PII for Justin Bieber and Jack Dorsey.

New ‘Haken’ Malware Found On Eight Apps In Google Play Store - 21 Únor, 2020 - 12:00
Eight apps - mostly camera utilities and children's games - were discovered spreading a new malware strain that steals data and signs victims up for expensive premium services.
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Adobe fixes critical flaws in Media Encoder and After Effects

Sophos Naked Security - 21 Únor, 2020 - 11:16
After fixing a pile of critical security flaws as part of last week’s Patch Tuesday, Adobe has raised two more needing urgent attention.

Washington state Senate passes bill to rein in facial recognition

Sophos Naked Security - 21 Únor, 2020 - 11:12
The bill now goes to the House, which has a stiffer competing bill pending that would call for a 3.5 year moratorium.

'Don't tell anyone but I have a secret.' There, that's my security sorted

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2020 - 11:00
The inevitable return of Norbert Spankmonkey

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  Where's my free promo tat? Fellow convention attendees have no such problem being showered with promotional gifts from all sides as they totter up and down the rows of booths.…

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Google exiles 600 apps from Play Store for 'disruptive advertising' amid push to clean up Android souk's image

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2020 - 01:36
Purge is the latest in a series of similar store scourings

On Thursday Google confirmed it has removed nearly 600 Android apps from the Google Play Store and banned them from its ad services for violating its policies on disruptive advertising and interstitials.…

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Apple drops a bomb on long-life HTTPS certificates: Safari to snub new security certs valid for more than 13 months

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2020 - 00:20
Keep your crypto below 398 days after September 1 and you're all good

Safari will, later this year, no longer accept new HTTPS certificates that expire more than 13 months from their creation date.…

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Stuffing nonsense: Persistent cyberpunks are pummelling banks' public APIs, warns Akamai

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Únor, 2020 - 23:56
Security biz clocked 55 million malicious login attempts on a client

Financial services firms' public APIs are becoming the target du jour for internet ne'er-do-wells, reckons Akamai, which also said that one of its customers was firehosed with 55 million malicious login attempts last summer.…

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Google Bans 600 Android Apps for Obnoxious Ads - 20 Únor, 2020 - 22:35
The Google Play apps violated the tech behemoth's disruptive advertising policies.
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RSA Conference loses one more abbreviated tech giant after AT&T disconnects over Wuhan coronavirus fears

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Únor, 2020 - 21:52
Alternative headline: Killer bio-nasty linked to former alien vault and cyber-hacker gathering

RSA  Yet another big brand has pulled out of RSA Conference, due to take place next week, amid the ongoing novel coronavirus panic.…

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