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Brit airport pulls flight info system offline after attack by 'online crims'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Září, 2018 - 14:28
No flight delays at Bristol base, miraculously*

Bristol Airport deliberately yanked its flight screens offline for two days over the weekend in response to a cyberattack.…

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Deepfake pics and videos set off Facebook’s fake news detector

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Září, 2018 - 14:08
The social network is expanding its effort to stamp out fake news.

On the hook! Phishing trip nets “Barbara” 5 years and whopping fine

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Září, 2018 - 13:41
The romance and business email compromise scammer pled guilty to fraud amounting to $25m.

Facebook’s robot coders step into the future of programming

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Září, 2018 - 13:14
Like a good junior programmer, Facebook's AI is cutting its teeth with a bit of bug fixing.

Who's hacking into UK unis? Spies, research-nickers... or rival gamers living in res hall?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Září, 2018 - 12:20
Report fingers students and staff for academic cyber-attacks

Who's hacking into university systems? Here's a clue from the UK higher education tech crew at Jisc: the attacks drop dramatically during summer break.…

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Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

Sophos Naked Security - 17 Září, 2018 - 11:01
From the hidden camera found in an AirBnb room and the smart TVs now admitting to viewers they spied on them to Google Chrome creating passwords for you, and more!

Tick-tock, tick-tock. Oh, that's just the sound of compromised logins waiting to ruin your day

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Září, 2018 - 10:42
Nothing is secure, everything is hackable. Wisdom

Comment  It has never been easier to conduct a cyber attack. There now exists a range of off-the-shelf tools and services that do all the heavy lifting – you just need to pick an approach and tool you like best.…

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Equifax IT staff had to rerun hackers' database queries to work out what was nicked – audit

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Září, 2018 - 09:07
And let security kit fail for 10 months due to bad cert

Equifax was so unsure how much data had been stolen during its 2017 mega-hack that its IT staff spent weeks rerunning the hackers' database queries on a test system to find out.…

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VB2018 preview: IoT botnets

Virus Bulletin News - 17 Září, 2018 - 08:31
The VB2018 programme is packed with a wide range of security topics featuring speakers from all around the world. Today we preview two of them: one by Qihoo 360 researchers on tracking variants of Mirai and one by researchers from Bitdefender on the peer-to-peer Hide'n'Seek botnet.

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Kronos crims go retro, Apple builds cop portal, Swiss cheesed over Russian hack bid, etc

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Září, 2018 - 12:02
Plus Grindr stalkers find a few good men illictly

Roundup  This was the week of ice cold exploits, re-appearing JavaScript nasties, and of course Patch Tuesday. A few other things happened too……

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Docker fave Alpine Linux suffers bug miscreants can exploit to poison containers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Září, 2018 - 02:03
Now that's poetic, Justicz: Update apk and images now

An infosec bod has documented a remote-code execution flaw in Alpine Linux, a distro that pops up a lot in Docker containers.…

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Researchers Heat Up Cold-Boot Attack That Works on All Laptops - 14 Září, 2018 - 23:45
The attack bypasses BIOS mitigations for cold-boot compromise on models from Apple, Dell, Lenovo and all others made in the last 10 years.
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E.U.: Tech Giants Face Big Fines, 1 Hour Limit to Remove Extremist Content - 14 Září, 2018 - 22:32
The rules would apply to all hosting service providers offering services in the E.U., regardless of size, even if they’re not based there.
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Security procedures are good – follow them and you get to keep your job

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Září, 2018 - 19:46
Sidestepping them to be 'more productive' impresses no one

Motorists tend to believe speed limits are a good idea and that everyone should stick to them. They know that when they break the limit the risk of an accident rises. But they also "know" that it is everyone else breaking the speed limit that pose the real danger.…

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Five Weakest Links in Cybersecurity That Target the Supply Chain - 14 Září, 2018 - 18:09
Third-party breaches have become an epidemic as cybercriminals target the weakest link. Organizations such as BestBuy, Sears, Delta and even NYU Medical Center are just a few that have felt the impact of cyberattacks through third-party vendors. The fallout from these breaches can be costly, as the average enterprise pays $1.23 million per incident, up […]
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Magecart Threat Group Racks Up More Hack Victims - 14 Září, 2018 - 15:26
The threat group has racked up a list of victims including Feedify, Groopdealz and British Airways.
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Veeam holds its hands up, admits database leak was plain 'complacency'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Září, 2018 - 14:46
Co-CEO: 'We should have done a better job'

Veeam has blamed "human error" for the exposure of a marketing database containing millions of names and email addresses.…

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Blockchain hustler beats the house with smart contract hack

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Září, 2018 - 14:43
A hacker used their own code to tamper with a smart contract run by a betting company, and walked off with $24,000.

Major US mobile carriers want to be your password

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Září, 2018 - 13:18
Project Verify from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile aims to replace your password.

Kernel sanders: Webroot vuln creates route to root Macs

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Září, 2018 - 12:36
Patched flaw hard to exploit, but serious once you get there, warn infoseccers

Details of a locally exploitable but kernel-level flaw in Webroot's SecureAnywhere macOS security software were revealed yesterday, months after the bug was patched.…

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