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Zuck says Facebook is becoming more “privacy focused”

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Březen, 2019 - 12:58
Facebook's planning a new, highly integrated platform and talking a lot about encrypted messaging.

The VB2019 call for papers is about ... papers

Virus Bulletin News - 8 Březen, 2019 - 12:57
When we are calling for papers for the Virus Bulletin conference as we are doing now, we really mean a written paper. But don't worry if you've never written a paper - we can help!

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Windows Calculator is going open source

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Březen, 2019 - 12:46
Can the combined power of the world’s developers possibly improve the iconic Windows Calculator app? Microsoft seems to think so.

VB2018 video: Adware is just malware with a legal department - how we reverse engineered OSX/Pirrit, received legal threats, and survived

Virus Bulletin News - 8 Březen, 2019 - 12:36
Amit Serper first analysed the OSX/Pirrit adware in 2016, highlighting some of its malware-like techniques, and soon afterwards started receiving legal threats from the company behind it. At VB2018 Amit gave a presentation in which he discussed both the adware and the legal threats he received for calling it malware. Today, we publish the video of Amit's presentation.

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Developer-only iPhones help reveal Apple’s secret security sauce

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Březen, 2019 - 12:08
The prototype iPhones are slipping out of Apple's supply chain with disabled security, to the delight of researchers and jailbreakers.

Buffer overflow flaw in British Airways in-flight entertainment systems will affect other airlines, but why try it in the air?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Březen, 2019 - 11:20
Researcher's stumbling on bug was risky to say the least

A cybersecurity professor has insisted he was not hunting for a vulnerability when he found a denial-of-service bug on an in-flight entertainment screen during a long-haul flight. His findings could affect a number of airliners running Thales-made equipment.…

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What happens when security devices are insecure? Choose the nuclear option

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Březen, 2019 - 10:15
Confuse those cyber attacks by placing a bucket of water on every floor

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  It's important – and responsible – to use adequate protection. My own helmet, for example, is wrapped in tin foil.…

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Guess who's addicted to GitHub, busy on Slack, stuck in 2015? No, not another hipster: It's the Slub backdoor malware

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Březen, 2019 - 08:04
Panic, flee, cry – or just update Windows for fsck's sake

A new malware strain tapped into GitHub posts and Slack channels to siphon precious data from infected Windows PCs, it is claimed.…

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Tech security at Equifax was so diabolical, senators want to pass US laws making its incompetence illegal

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Březen, 2019 - 03:33
Now Homeland Security committee sticks the boot in

Credit-rating monitor Equifax ignored years of warnings and red flags before it was thoroughly ransacked in 2017 by hackers, who made off with the personal information of roughly 150 million Americans, Brits, and Canadians, according to another congressional probe.…

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IT guy at US govt fraud watchdog stole 16 computers from... US govt fraud watchdog

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Březen, 2019 - 02:28
How agents tracked down half-inched Surface Pro slabtops to eBay store

An IT contractor for a US government fraud and abuse watchdog pleaded guilty on Thursday to stealing 16 US government computers.…

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RSA Conference 2018: Firms Continue to Fail at IoT Security - 7 Březen, 2019 - 22:11
IoT is growing more popular in the home - and so too are the attacks that target these devices featuring valuable data, researchers said at RSA 2019.
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RSA Conference 2019: Ultrasound Hacked in Two Clicks - 7 Březen, 2019 - 22:01
In a proof-of-concept hack, researchers penetrated an ultrasound and were able to download and manipulate patient files, then execute ransomware.
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Put down the cat, coffee, beer pint, martini, whatever you're holding, and make sure you've updated Chrome (unless you enjoy being hacked)

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Březen, 2019 - 20:52
Plus: Security sandbox escape vuln in 32-bit Windows 7 boxes exploited

Updated  If Google Chrome is bugging you to update it right now, please stop what you're doing, and get that upgrade.…

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Unclosable browser popup! 13-year-old charged for sharing code

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Březen, 2019 - 18:00
She didn't create it, but she allegedly shared it. That's enough to get in trouble in Japan, with its history of being tough on cybercrime.

RSAC 2019: For Domestic Abuse, IoT Devices Pose New Threat - 7 Březen, 2019 - 18:00
When it comes to domestic abuse, smart products around the house are turning into new threats, a panel of experts said at RSA.
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NSA might shut down phone snooping program, whatever that means

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Březen, 2019 - 17:44
We've heard this tale before. This time, it was mentioned by a congressional aide. Also, the NSA released Ghidra, a free reverse-engineering tool.

Monero cryptominers hijack hundreds of unpatched Docker hosts

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Březen, 2019 - 17:05
A recently-disclosed vulnerability in the Docker containerisation platform is being exploited by cybercriminals to mine the Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency on hundreds of servers.

UK's ICO event on targeted ads opens floor to the adtech industry: Anybody? No? Speak for 10 minutes. Hello?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Březen, 2019 - 16:58
How to wind up your opponents 101: Refuse to engage

The adtech industry was unable to muster even a single speaker to fill a 10-minute slot to discuss the security implications of programmatic advertising at a much-anticipated event yesterday.…

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Backdoored GitHub accounts spewed secret sneakerbot software

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Březen, 2019 - 16:53
Researchers have uncovered a network of GitHub accounts containing backdoored versions of legitimate software.

NX-OS-hit! Got Cisco Nexus and MDS 9000 switches? Then you've got patching to do, too

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Březen, 2019 - 14:39
Oof. Crop of vulns include remote code execution as root

Cisco has published patches for a plethora of problems with its products, including vulns that could trigger denial-of-service conditions – and a sneaky one that "could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges".…

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