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Norsk Hydro Calls Ransomware Attack ‘Severe’ - 19 Březen, 2019 - 15:53
When asked if the company plans to pay the ransom, its CFO said its main strategy is to use the backup data stored in the system.
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Microsoft won’t patch Windows registry warning problem

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Březen, 2019 - 15:52
A security researcher has found a way to tinker with Windows’ core settings while persuading users to accept the changes.

Gargantuan Gnosticplayers breach swells to 863 million records

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Březen, 2019 - 15:40
Another 26m records stolen from another six online companies brings this hacker's total number of records to 863m from 38 websites.

ThreatList: DDoS Attack Sizes Drop 85 Percent Post FBI Crackdown - 19 Březen, 2019 - 13:00
The FBI's crackdown on 15 DDoS-for-hire sites appears to have had an impact on DDoS attacks, the average size for which dropped 85 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, a new report found.
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Court: Embarrassing leaks of internal Facebook emails are fishy

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Březen, 2019 - 12:50
The leaks point to a plot, a Calif. court said, ordering pikini app maker Six4Three to hand over its lawyers' chats with the ICO.

Epic in hot water over Steam-scraping code

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Březen, 2019 - 12:39
Players noticed that Epic Games was gathering and storing data from Steam accounts without their permission.

MySpace loses 50 million songs in server migration

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Březen, 2019 - 12:26
Everything uploaded prior to 2015 is gone for good, the cobwebby social network finally admitted.

Child-friendly search engines: How safe is Kiddle?

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Březen, 2019 - 11:35
Kiddle and Kidrex are meant to deliver age-appropriate search results, filtering out internet nastiness. But how do they really stack up?

PuTTY in your hands: SSH client gets patched after RSA key exchange memory vuln spotted

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Březen, 2019 - 10:10
Bunch of bugs stomped with version 0.71

Venerable SSH client PuTTY has received a pile of security patches, with its lead maintainer admitting to the The Register that one fixed a "'game over' level vulnerability".…

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Bandersnatch to gander snatched: Black Mirror choices can be snooped on, thanks to privacy-leaking Netflix streams

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Březen, 2019 - 07:47
Interactive entertainment tells on itself despite encryption

Boffins have found a side channel to observe the choices netizens make when viewing interactive streaming videos.…

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Bad cup of Java leaves nasty taste in IBM Watson's 'AI' mouth: Five security bugs to splat in analytics gear

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Březen, 2019 - 21:08
Worst brew than that time El Reg went on a road trip and stopped at a Denny's

IBM has issued a security alert over five vulnerabilities in its golden boy Watson analytics system.…

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Fourth Major Credential Spill in a Month Hits DreamMarket - 18 Březen, 2019 - 18:29
Gnosticplayers has released about 26 million records from what he said are breaches of six new companies.
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Mirai Variant Goes After Enterprise Systems - 18 Březen, 2019 - 17:44
The newest Mirai variant is targeting WePresent WiPG-1000 Wireless Presentation systems and LG Supersign TVs used by enterprises.
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Google Gives Users More Choice with Location-Tracking Apps - 18 Březen, 2019 - 17:41
Developers will have a new option to for Android apps to track location only when in use.
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This headline is proudly brought to you by wired keyboards: Wireless Fujitsu model hacked

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Březen, 2019 - 17:39
If you have an LX901, you are at risk of mild embuggerance

Updated  A German security researcher has revealed that one model of Fujitsu wireless keyboard will accept unauthenticated input, despite the presence of AES-128 encryption.…

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Home DNA kit company now lets users opt out of FBI data sharing

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Březen, 2019 - 17:20
FamilyTreeDNA has disclosed that it's opened up DNA profiles to the FBI to help find suspects of violent crime.

Privacy Regulations Needed for Next-Gen Cars - 18 Březen, 2019 - 16:46
With wide deployment expected in the next decade, the driverless automobile landscape looks fraught – from road safety to data protection.
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Lone staffer killed our shields, claims etailer Gearbest after infosec bods peep at user deets

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Březen, 2019 - 14:40
Whether it's 1.5m or 280k exposed, it's not a great look

Researchers working for VPNMentor have accused Chinese e-commerce site Gearbest of storing user information in "completely unsecured" Elasticsearch databases after discovering "1.5 million records" which they were able to access through a browser.…

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DARPA is working on an open source, secure e-voting system

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Březen, 2019 - 13:35
The US Government is working on an electronic voting system that it hopes will prevent people from tinkering with voting machines at the polls.

Intel releases patches for code execution vulnerabilities

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Březen, 2019 - 13:11
Intel released patches last week, fixing a range of vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to execute code on affected devices.
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