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Defiant Microsoft pushes ahead with controversial Recall – tho as an opt-in

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Červen, 2024 - 21:40
Windows maker acknowledges 'clear signal' from everyone, then mostly ignores it

Microsoft is not giving up on its controversial Windows Recall, though says it will give customers an option to opt in instead of having it on by default, and will beef up the security of any data the software stores.…

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Frontier Communications: 750k people's data stolen in April attack on systems

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Červen, 2024 - 20:09
Company says just names and SSNs affected, watering down RansomHub’s claims

Frontier Communications has confirmed more than 750,000 individuals were affected in an April cyberattack on its systems, according to a regulatory filing.…

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How to navigate NIS2 and secure your vulnerabilities

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Červen, 2024 - 17:07
Meeting the challenges of managing risk for cyber-physical systems

Webinar  The risk of cyber attack hangs over every digital environment but cyber physical systems (CPS) tend to be more vulnerable - after all, they weren't usually designed with security in mind.…

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Cisco fixes WebEx flaw that allowed government, military meetings to be spied on

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Červen, 2024 - 17:04
Researchers were able to glean data from 10,000 meetings held by top Dutch gov officials

Cisco squashed some bugs this week that allowed anyone to view WebEx meeting information and join them, potentially opening up security and privacy concerns for highly sensitive meets.…

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Russian hacktivists vow mass attacks against EU elections

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Červen, 2024 - 12:29
But do they get to wear 'I DDoSed' stickers?

A Russian hacktivist crew has threatened to attack European internet infrastructure as four days of EU elections begin on Thursday.…

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Spam blocklist SORBS closed by its owner, Proofpoint

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Červen, 2024 - 08:27
Spammers will probably bid to buy it, so community is trying to find a better home for decades-old service

Exclusive  The Spam and Open Relay Blocking System (SORBS) – a longstanding source of info on known sources of spam widely used to create blocklists – has been shuttered by its owner, cyber security software vendor Proofpoint.…

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POC exploit code published for 9.8-rated Apache HugeGraph RCE flaw

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Červen, 2024 - 03:16
You upgraded when this was fixed in April, right? Right??

If you haven't yet upgraded to version 1.3.0 of Apache HugeGraph, now's a good time because at least two proof-of-concept exploits for a CVSS 9.8-rated remote command execution bug in the open-source graph database have been made public.…

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FBI encourages LockBit victims to step right up for free decryption keys

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Červen, 2024 - 21:45
The bad news? Gang wasn't deleting victim data after payments

LockBit victims who are still trying to clean up their encrypted files are in luck: the FBI has a big set of decryption keys it would love to let you try. …

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Uncle Sam seeks to claw back $5M+ stolen from trade union through spoofed email

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Červen, 2024 - 15:30
Funds are currently seized after being sent to offshore accounts

The US Justice Department is seeking permission to recover more than $5 million worth of funds stolen from a trade union by business email compromise (BEC) scammers.…

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Microsoft shows venerable and vulnerable NTLM security protocol the door

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Červen, 2024 - 14:00
Time to get moving if you still rely on this deprecated feature

Microsoft has finally decided to add the venerable NTLM authentication protocol to the Deprecated Features list.…

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7-year-old Oracle WebLogic bug under active exploitation

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Červen, 2024 - 12:37
Experts say Big Red will probably re-release patch in an upcoming cycle

A seven-year-old Oracle vulnerability is the latest to be added to CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerability (KEV) catalog, meaning the security agency considers it a significant threat to federal government.…

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Microsoft Research chief scientist has no issue with Windows Recall

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Červen, 2024 - 09:26
As tool emerges to probe OS feature's SQLite-based store of user activities

Asked to explore the data privacy issues arising from Microsoft Recall, the Windows maker's poorly received self-surveillance tool, Jaime Teevan, chief scientist and technical fellow at Microsoft Research, brushed aside concerns.…

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TikTok confirms CNN, other high-profile accounts hijacked via zero-day vulnerability

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červen, 2024 - 23:45
Beware of zero-click malware sliding into your DMs

Miscreants exploited a zero-day in TikTok to compromised the accounts of CNN and other big names. The app maker has confirmed there was a cyberattack, and that it has scrambled to secure accounts and prevent any further exploitation.…

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What is RansomHub? Looks like a Knight ransomware reboot

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červen, 2024 - 22:13
Malware code potentially sold off, tweaked, back at it infecting victims

RansomHub, a newish cyber-crime operation that has claimed to be behind the theft of data from Christie's auction house and others, is "very likely" some kind of rebrand of the Knight ransomware gang, according to threat hunters.…

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Emergency patches released for critical vulns impacting EOL Zyxel NAS boxes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červen, 2024 - 19:30
That backdoor's not meant to be there?

Zyxel just released security fixes for two of its obsolete network-attached storage (NAS) devices after an intern at a security vendor reported critical flaws months ago.…

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4 cuffed following probe into holiday scheme for cybercrooks

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červen, 2024 - 14:06
Public officials allegedly bribed to allow extradition-dodging travel

Four arrests were made this week as part of an international probe into two overlapping corruption schemes that allowed cybercrims on INTERPOL watch lists to travel freely without flagging any alerts.…

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Microsoft paid Tenable a bug bounty for an Azure flaw it says doesn't need a fix, just better documentation

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červen, 2024 - 08:44
Let customers interfere with other tenants? That's our cloud working by design, Redmond seems to say

A vulnerability — or just Azure working as intended, depending on who you ask — in Microsoft's cloud potentially allows miscreants to wave away firewall rules and access other people's private web resources.…

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Command senior chief busted for secretly setting up Wi-Fi on US Navy combat ship

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Červen, 2024 - 22:04
In the Navy, no, you cannot have an unauthorized WLAN. In the Navy, no, that's not a good plan

The US Navy has cracked down on an illicit Wi-Fi network installed on a combat ship by demoting the senior enlisted leader who ordered it to be set up.…

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Pentagon 'doubling down' on Microsoft despite 'massive hack,' senators complain

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Červen, 2024 - 20:42
Meanwhile Mr Smith goes to Washington to testify before Congress

The Pentagon is "doubling down" on its investment in Microsoft products despite the serious failings at the IT giant that put America's national security at risk, say two US senators.…

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London hospitals left in critical condition after ransomware attack

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Červen, 2024 - 17:43
Pathology lab provider targeted, affecting blood transfusions and surgeries

Hospitals in London are struggling to deliver pathology services after a ransomware attack at a service partner downed some key systems.…

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