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DNC ‘spearphishing attack’ was actually a test

Sophos Naked Security - 24 Srpen, 2018 - 13:03
A fake login page turned out to be a test phishing attack from the Michigan Democratic Party, which hadn't told the DNC or the ISP about it.

Hackers clock personal deets on 'two million' T-Mobile US subscribers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Srpen, 2018 - 12:50
'International group' of miscreants fingered, financial data said to be safe

T-Mobile US systems were hacked this week, the cellular giant confirmed in a brief note on its website this week.…

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Chap asks Facebook for data on his web activity, Facebook says no, now watchdog's on the case

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Srpen, 2018 - 12:20
Info collected on folk outside the social network 'not readily accessible'

Facebook's refusal to hand over the data it holds on users' web activity is to be probed by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner after a complaint from a UK-based academic.…

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We can rebuild him, we have the technology: AI will help security teams smack pesky anomalies

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Srpen, 2018 - 10:44
Big data, smart machines and analytics, with a human behind the wheel

Analysis  With highly targeted cyber attacks the new normal, companies are finding the once-hidden Security Operations Centre (SOC) is the part of their setup they really count on.…

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Back to school soon – for script kiddies as well as normal kids. Hackers peddle cybercrime e-classes via Telegram

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Srpen, 2018 - 08:29
Bitcoin rather than student loan required for fraud classes

Crooks are now taking to encrypted messenger Telegram to tout their online how-to courses on cybercrime, according to risk management biz Digital Shadows.…

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Wickr gets slicker with fresh network tricker: Privacy-protecting domain fronting alternative emerges

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Srpen, 2018 - 00:56
Secure messaging maker courts biz comms gigs with Psiphon's help

Encrypted comms service Wickr has hooked up with Psiphon, a maker of censorship circumvention tools, to provide an alternative to domain fronting as a defense against prying eyes online.…

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Nork hackers Lazarus brought back to life by AppleJeus to infect Macs for the first time

The Register - Anti-Virus - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 23:23
Malware with polished website spotted stealing crypto-coins from traders

The malware-making gang of hackers dubbed Lazarus is said to be behind a crypto-coin-stealing nasty that infects Macs. This would be the first time this group has targeted Apple desktops.…

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Cheddar’s Restaurants Bitten By Credit-Card Breach

VirusList.com - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 23:12
Restaurants in 23 states were compromised for two months.
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ThreatList: $1.1M is Lost to Cybercrime Every Minute of Every Day

VirusList.com - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 22:55
Every minute, there are also 5,518 records leaked from publicly disclosed incidents.
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AdvisorsBot Downloader Emerges in Raft of Malware Campaigns

VirusList.com - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 22:26
A tricky downloader has hit the scene in a series of campaigns targeting restaurants, hotels and telecommunications companies.
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Winner, Winner, prison dinner: Five years in the clink for NSA leaker

The Register - Anti-Virus - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 21:59
Longest-ever sentence for Russia hack whistleblower as defenders claim public service

A former NSA translator who leaked a classified report into attempted Russian hacking of US voting systems has been sentenced to 63 months behind bars.…

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Intel rips up microcode security fix license that banned benchmarking

The Register - Anti-Virus - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 20:39
It really really really didn't want you to know that there may be a significant performance hit

Intel has backtracked on the license for its latest microcode update that mitigates security vulnerabilities in its processors – after the previous wording outlawed public benchmarking of the chips.…

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Apache Struts 2 Flaw Uncovered: ‘More Critical Than Equifax Bug’

VirusList.com - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 18:46
Apache has patched a critical remote code-execution vulnerability in Struts 2, and users should update immediately.
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Recent App Issues Reveal Facebook’s Struggles to Temper Data Privacy Woes

VirusList.com - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 17:57
Facebook has been struggling to keep its data privacy woes at bay this week, between banning apps on its social media platform - and pulling its own app from Apple's store.
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Vulnerability in OpenSSH “for two decades” (no, the sky isn’t falling!)

Sophos Naked Security - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 17:27
An OpenSSH bug that was reclassified as a vulnerability after it was fixed has made scary headlines - but the sky isn't falling

Facebook pulls 'snoopy' Onavo VPN from Apple's App Store after falling foul of rules

The Register - Anti-Virus - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 17:15
Cupertino banned software that slurps data for marketing

Facebook has pulled its data-snaffling Onavo VPN from Apple's App Store after the iGiant said the tech violated recently tightened rules.…

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Security and Artificial Intelligence: Hype vs. Reality

VirusList.com - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 17:05
Bridging the divide between hype and reality when it comes to what artificial intelligence and machine learning can do to help protect a business.
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DNC: Highly Publicized ‘Phishing Attempt’ Was Only a Security Test

VirusList.com - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 15:39
DNC officials and Lookout believed a spoofed site was built to harvest authentication details for the Democratic voter database.
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Patch time! Adobe issues unexpected ‘critical’ fix for Photoshop CC

Sophos Naked Security - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 15:16
Adobe's issued an urgent fix for two critical vulnerabilities affecting Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) for Windows and macOS.

US Democrats call in Feds: There's something phishy going on with our voter database

The Register - Anti-Virus - 23 Srpen, 2018 - 14:47
Um, yeah, it was an anti-phishing security test

Updated  The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has called in the FBI after uncovering an apparent attack against its internal voter database system.…

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