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Phisherman's blues: Bogus Dell support rep extradited from Kenya, admits he conned US colleges out of $900,000

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 21:42
Scumbag faces up to 20 years in the clink for email fraud

An email phisher found hiding in Kenya is facing up to two decades behind bars in America for scamming thousands of dollars from US universities.…

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Critical Bug in Android Antivirus Exposes Address Books - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 19:37
Comprehensive testing of 21 free Android antivirus apps revealed big security vulnerabilities and privacy concerns; especially for AEGISLAB, BullGuard, dfndr and VIPRE.
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Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 18:33
Researchers spotted the never-before-seen LookBack malware being used in spearphishing campaigns against three U.S. utilities.
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German privacy probe orders Google to stop listening in on voice recordings for 3 months

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 18:31
Google bows to power of GDPR

Germany's data protection commissioner in Hamburg has launched an investigation into Google over revelations that contracted workers were listening to recordings made via smart speakers.…

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Another rewrite for 737 Max software as cosmic bit-flipping tests glitch out systems – report

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 17:54
Third time's a charm?

Further details have emerged on the 737 Max flight control software bug discovered at the end of June, with reports suggesting that belated tests by a US regulator found the hitherto unknown bug.…

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90% of Enterprise iPhone Users Open to iMessage Spy Attack - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 15:53
Vast majority of Apple iOS users haven't updated to iOS 12.4, leaving themselves wide open to a public exploit.
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Apple Suspends Siri Program After Privacy Backlash - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 15:49
Apple's Siri follows Amazon Alexa and Google Home in facing backlash for its data retention policies.
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Convince your users to obey the cybersecurity rules: Tune in live online and find out how

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 15:00
Our panel is here to help you cut through the thickets of indifference

Webcast  Security professionals like you have a tough job. You can bang on about risks, threats, attack types and other scary stuff, explain the ins and outs of compliance, issue dire warnings about what might happen if your listeners don’t do the right thing – and they remain supremely unperturbed.…

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Space agency uses Raspberry Pi to solve satellite encryption puzzle

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 13:57
The European Space Agency thinks it's found a cheaper way to control a small module - and it's built around a tiny Raspberry Pi Zero.

4 million Club Penguin Rewritten accounts exposed in breach

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 13:57
The hugely popular gaming site Club Penguin Rewritten suffered a serious data breach.

Anime filter glitches, exposing face of one extremely smart vlogger

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 13:39
Pretending to be a hot young thing brought in beaucoup bucks. Last laugh department: "world's best granny" now has more followers than ever.

Facebook is working on mind-reading

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 13:39
The completely non-evil-genius goal: a wearable, noninvasive device that could translate thoughts into text, for the speech impaired or VR.

Our hero returns home £500 richer thanks to senior dev's appalling security hygiene

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Srpen, 2019 - 09:06
Because no one will ever think to look for logins here

On Call  Welcome back to On Call, a special corner of The Register where readers can share tales of their cries for help and the deaf ears on which they fall.…

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Org's network connect to GitHub and Pastebin much? It's a Rocke road to cryptojacking country

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Srpen, 2019 - 18:40
You might also be slurping Chinese malware

Palo Alto Networks has spotted a new cryptomining malware technique that not only wipes out any other miners present on the target machine but uses GitHub and Pastebin as part of its command-and-control (C2) infrastructure.…

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Brand-New SystemBC Proxy Malware Spotted Using SOCKS5 for Stealth - 1 Srpen, 2019 - 17:13
The proxy is being distributed by the RIG and Fallout exploit kits.
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Unpatched Flaws in IoT Smart Deadbolt Open Homes to Danger - 1 Srpen, 2019 - 17:10
Researchers are warning that unpatched flaws found in the Hickory Smart Bluetooth Enabled Deadbolt allow an attacker with access to a victim's phone to break into their houses.
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New British Army psyops unit fires rebrandogun, smoke clears to reveal... I'm sorry, Dave...

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Srpen, 2019 - 16:55
This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardise it

Logowatch  The British Army has launched yet another social media 'n' psyops unit and its logo will look remarkably familiar to anyone who's watched 2001: A Space Odyssey – or Captain Scarlet.…

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For $8.6M, Cisco Settles Suit Over Bug-Riddled Video Surveillance Software - 1 Srpen, 2019 - 16:20
The complaint claims the networking giant knowingly sold bug-riddled software to federal and state governments, that would allow complete network compromise.
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Until airbags are fitted to email apps to stop staff opening bad messages, what else can a small biz do to protect itself?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Srpen, 2019 - 16:00
Your gentle guide to thwarting miscreants

Backgrounder  Crime doesn’t pay? Tell that to the small businesses that fall victim to cyber-attacks every year and have to fork out cash to crooks. According to a 2018 survey from the UK's Federation of Small Businesses, 5.4m of their members were attacked by cyber criminals, resulting in a loss of more than £5bn.…

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