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Black Hat USA axes anti-abortion congressman as keynote speaker after outcry – and more news from infosec land

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Červen, 2019 - 09:25
Your quick guide to hacks, patches and scandal

Roundup  Here's a quick roundup of recent infosec news beyond what we've already reported.…

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Ransomware: A Persistent Scourge Requiring Corporate Action Now - 14 Červen, 2019 - 22:09
ASCO is the latest headline-making organization to be hit by ransomware, prompting many companies to consider what to do to minimize their risk.
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ThreatList: Ransomware Trojans Picking Up Steam in 2019 - 14 Červen, 2019 - 20:52
Attackers continue to push the boundaries with modular trojans and ransomware attacks, a new report found.
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News Wrap: Amazon Privacy and Telegram DDoS Attack - 14 Červen, 2019 - 19:57
Threatpost editors Tara Seals and Lindsey O'Donnell discuss a recent lawsuit against Amazon for its privacy policies, a Telegram DDoS attack and more.
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TRISIS Group, Known for Physical Destruction, Targets U.S. Electric Companies - 14 Červen, 2019 - 19:30
XENOTIME, a destructive APT linked to Russia, has broadened its target set beyond Middle East oil and gas.
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Amazon Alexa Secretly Records Children, Lawsuits Allege - 14 Červen, 2019 - 16:55
Two lawsuits are seeking class-action status, alleging that Amazon records children and stores their voiceprints indefinitely.
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Millions of Linux Servers Under Worm Attack Via Exim Flaw - 14 Červen, 2019 - 16:04
Attackers are exploiting a Linux Exim critical flaw to execute remote commands, download crypto miners and sniff out other vulnerable servers.
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Hackers Favor Weekdays for Attacks, Share Resources Often - 14 Červen, 2019 - 14:02
Traffic analysis sheds light on weekday habits of attackers such as the most likely day for attacks and how malicious infrastructure is shared.
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Critical flaw found in Evernote Web Clipper for Chrome

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Červen, 2019 - 13:46
Anyone using it in its unpatched state is at risk not only of a compromise of their Evernote account but, potentially, of third-party accounts too.

Android phones can now be security keys for iOS devices

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Červen, 2019 - 12:48
Hey, iOS users. Got a spare Android phone lying around? Now, you can use it as a secure access key for online services.

Facebook got 187,000 users’ data with snoopy VPN app

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Červen, 2019 - 12:41
According to a letter it sent to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, that's 31,000 US users, with the rest in India.

Cop arrested following explicit chat with bogus 16yo girl

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Červen, 2019 - 12:24
A male college student Snapchat-filtered himself into a young girl and went out to catch a predator. The first one he caught was a Californian cop.

When virtual mittens sell for thousands, of course gamers are ripe targets for cyber shenanigans

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Červen, 2019 - 11:15
Guys, your security hygiene stinks

Akamai Edge World  Players of games like Fortnite and Minecraft have emerged as juicy targets for cybercriminals.…

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Yubico YubiKey lets you be me: Security blunder sparks recall of govt-friendly auth tokens

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2019 - 23:57
For FIPS sake!

Yubico is recalling one of its YubiKey lines after the authentication dongles were found to have a security weakness.…

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Evernote Critical Flaw Opened Personal Data of Millions to Attack - 13 Červen, 2019 - 21:33
Evernote's web clipper extension for Chrome is vulnerable to a critical flaw that could have exposed the data of more than 4.6 million users.
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Hacking these medical pumps is as easy as copying a booby-trapped file over the network

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2019 - 21:22
Uncle Sam sounds alarm after Windows CE SMB left wide open on hospital equipment

Two security vulnerabilities in medical workstations can exploited by scumbags to hijack the devices and connected infusion pumps, potentially causing harm to patients, the US government revealed today.…

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Max-Severity Bug in Infusion Pump Gateway Puts Lives at Risk - 13 Červen, 2019 - 20:41
The critical bug in a connected medical device can allow an attacker to remotely manipulate hospital pumps, either to withhold meds or dispense too much.
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Telegram CEO Fingers China State Actors for DDoS Attack - 13 Červen, 2019 - 17:04
Durov took to Twitter to hint that Beijing tried to take Telegram offline to disrupt the Hong Kong protests.
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No Telegram today, protestors: Chinese boxes DDoS chat app amid Hong Kong protest

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Červen, 2019 - 17:00
That Guns N' Roses album* might be out soon... or not

Chat app Telegram has reportedly been DDoS'd, with its downtime coinciding with protests in Hong Kong against repressive new Chinese laws.…

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Facebook keeps deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Červen, 2019 - 16:35
"Whoever controls the data, controls the future," says the evil Zuck, who, according to the platform's current policy, won't be taken down.
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