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Russian allegedly smuggled US weapons electronics to Moscow

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Září, 2023 - 21:55
Feds claim sniper scope displays sold in sanctions-busting move

A Russian national helped smuggle, via shell companies in Hong Kong, more than $1.6 million in microelectronics to Moscow potentially to support its war against Ukraine, it is claimed.…

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The Clorox Company admits cyberattack causing 'widescale disruption'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Září, 2023 - 14:15
Back to 'manual' order processing for $7B household cleaning biz, financial impact will be 'material'

The Clorox Company, makers of bleach and other household cleaning products, doesn't expect operations to return to normal until near month end as it combs over "widescale disruption to operations" caused by cyber baddies.…

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Australia to build six 'cyber shields' to defend its shores

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Září, 2023 - 05:44
Local corporate regulator warns boards that cyber is totally a directorial duty

Australia will build "six cyber shields around our nation" declared home affairs minister Clare O'Neill yesterday, as part of a national cyber security strategy.…

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Thousands of Juniper Junos firewalls still open to hijacks, exploit code available to all

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Září, 2023 - 00:30
Unauthenticated and remote code execution possible without dropping a file on disk

About 79 percent of public-facing Juniper SRX firewalls remain vulnerable to a single security flaw can allow an unauthenticated attacker to remotely execute code on the devices, according to threat intelligence platform provider VulnCheck.…

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Former CIO accuses Penn State of faking cybersecurity compliance

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2023 - 22:15
Now-NASA boffin not impressed

Last October, Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) was sued by a former chief information officer for allegedly falsifying government security compliance reports.…

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Microsoft worker accidentally exposes 38TB of sensitive data in GitHub blunder

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2023 - 20:03
Included secrets, private keys, passwords, 30,000+ internal Teams messages

A Microsoft employee accidentally exposed 38 terabytes of private data while publishing a bucket of open-source AI training data on GitHub, according to Wiz security researchers who spotted the leaky account and reported it to the Windows giant.…

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California passes bill to set up one-stop data deletion shop

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2023 - 14:45
Also, LockBit gets a new second stringer, AirTag owners find yet another illicit use, and this week's critical vulns

Infosec in brief  Californians may be on their way to the nation's first "do not broker" list with the passage of a bill that would create a one-stop service for residents of the Golden State who want to opt out of being tracked by data brokers. …

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Cryptojackers spread their nets to capture more than just EC2

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Září, 2023 - 13:15
AMBERSQUID operation takes AWS's paths less travelled in search of compute

As cloud native computing continues to gain popularity, so does the risk posed by criminals seeking to exploit the unwary. One newly spotted method targets services on the AWS platform, but not necessarily the ones you might think.…

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Probe reveals previously secret Israeli spyware that infects targets via ads

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Září, 2023 - 11:05
Oh s#!t, Sherlock

Israeli software maker Insanet has reportedly developed a commercial product called Sherlock that can infect devices via online adverts to snoop on targets and collect data about them for the biz's clients.…

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Scattered Spider traps 100+ victims in its web as it moves into ransomware

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Září, 2023 - 23:25
Mandiant warns casino raiders are doubling down on 'monetization strategies'

Scattered Spider, the crew behind at least one of the recent Las Vegas casino IT security breaches, has already hit some 100 organizations during its so-far brief tenure in the cybercrime scene, according to Mandiant.…

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Google throws California $93M to make location tracking lawsuit disappear

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Září, 2023 - 19:15
Half a percent of last quarter's net income? That'll teach 'em

Google has been hit with another lawsuit alleging it deceived users about its collection, storage, and use of their location data, this time from the state of California. Yet it's over before it really began.…

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Greater Manchester Police ransomware attack another classic demo of supply chain challenges

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Září, 2023 - 11:45
Are you the weakest link?

The UK's Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has admitted that crooks have got their mitts on some of its data after a third-party supplier responsible for ID badges was attacked.…

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US-Canada water org confirms 'cybersecurity incident' after ransomware crew threatens leak

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Září, 2023 - 02:15
NoEscape promises 'colossal wave of problems' if IJC doesn't pay up

The International Joint Commission, a body that manages water rights along the US-Canada border, has confirmed its IT security was targeted, after a ransomware gang claimed it stole 80GB of data from the organization.…

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Caesars says cyber-crooks stole customer data as MGM casino outage drags on

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Září, 2023 - 22:13
Zero-days are so 2022. Why not just social engineer the help desk?

Updated  Casino giant Caesars Entertainment has confirmed miscreants stole a database containing customer info, including driver license and social security numbers for a "significant number" of its loyalty program members, in a social engineering attack earlier this month.…

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Rollbar might be good at tracking bugs, uninvited guests not so much

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Září, 2023 - 17:00
Company noticed data warehouse break-in via compromised account a month later

Cloud-based bug tracking and monitoring platform Rollbar has warned users that attackers have rifled through their data.…

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Watchdog urges change of HART: Late, expensive US biometric ID under fire

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Září, 2023 - 22:00
Homeland Security told to mind costs, fix up privacy controls

Twice delayed and over budget, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been told by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that it needs to correct shortcomings in its biometric identification program.…

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Uncle Sam warns deepfakes are coming for your brand and bank account

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Září, 2023 - 20:30
No, your CEO is not on Teams asking you to transfer money

Deepfakes are coming for your brand, bank accounts, and corporate IP, according to a warning from US law enforcement and cyber agencies.…

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Airbus suffers data leak turbulence to cybercrooks' delight

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Září, 2023 - 19:45
Ransomware group nicked info from employee of airline, say researchers

Aerospace giant Airbus has fallen victim to a data breach, thanks in part to the inattention of a third party.…

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Used cars? Try used car accounts: 15,000 up for grabs online at just $2 a pop

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Září, 2023 - 14:15
Cut and shut is so last century, now it's copy and clone

Researchers have found almost 15,000 automotive accounts for sale online and pointed at a credential-stuffing attack that targeted car makers.…

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How to snoop on passwords with this one weird trick (involving public Wi-Fi signals)

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Září, 2023 - 12:45
Fun technique – but how practical is it?

Some smart cookies at institutions in China and Singapore have devised a technique for reading keystrokes and pilfering passwords or passcodes from Wi-Fi-connected mobile devices on public networks, without any hardware hacking.…

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