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The WannaCry Security Legacy and What’s to Come

VirusList.com - 10 Květen, 2019 - 18:53
The WannaCry attack proved pivotal, changing the way organizations go about securing their environments.
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Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers on GPU Driver Flaws

VirusList.com - 10 Květen, 2019 - 17:43
Nvidia has patched three vulnerabilities in its Windows GPU display driver that could enable information disclosure, denial of service and privilege escalation.
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Symantec boss Greg Clark exits biz amid dismal financials

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Květen, 2019 - 16:30
Troubled security house keeps up trend of sudden resignations

Greg Clark, CEO and president of Symantec, has "stepped down" suddenly and with no permanent replacement lined up, just as his predecessor did.…

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Chrome browser pushes SameSite cookie security overhaul

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Květen, 2019 - 16:03
Slowly but steadily, developers are being given the tools with which to tame the promiscuous and often insecure world of the browser cookie.

ThreatList: Nigerian Cybercrime Surged 54 Percent in 2018

VirusList.com - 10 Květen, 2019 - 14:45
Nigerian scam groups launched even more attacks in 2018 - and used more complex types of malware to reach more victims.
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Just in time for the Wiki-end: Chelsea Manning released from prison

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Květen, 2019 - 14:10
Might be back inside soon

Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after 62 days for refusing to testify to an American grand jury investigating WikiLeaks.…

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Who pwns the watchmen? Maybe Russians selling the source code for three US antivirus vendors

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Květen, 2019 - 13:01
Unnamed security shops said to have lost source code

A Russian hacking outfit says it has stolen confidential data from a trio of US antivirus companies.…

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275m personal records swiped from exposed MongoDB database

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Květen, 2019 - 12:17
Records included not only the individuals’ name and email address but also their employment history, salary, and phone number.

FTC renews call for single federal privacy law

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Květen, 2019 - 12:11
It also wants to be the country's data-privacy police: commissioners called for more resources and ability to impose penalties.

Airbnb Superhost’s creepy spycam sniffed out by sleuthing infosec pro

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Květen, 2019 - 11:31
Why motion sensors in the bedrooms, she wondered? Why the extra light and weird wiring on the router?

Double-sided printing data ballsup leaves insurance giant Chubb with egg on its face

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Květen, 2019 - 10:36
Firm ever so sorry, takes security of info seriously, vows not to do it again etc

Insurer Chubb scored a privacy own goal recently when a double-sided printing error on bulk mailers sent to customers about a policy document change contained a stranger's personal details on one side of the sheet.…

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Uncle Sam accuses Chinese pair of romping through Anthem's servers for almost a year

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Květen, 2019 - 01:30
Fujie charged with killing them softly with his scripts. And by them, we mean, the health insurance giant's computers

US prosecutors today formally accused two people of being part of a Chinese hacking crew responsible for one of the biggest cyber-heists in American history.…

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‘Unhackable’ Biometric USB Offers Up Passwords in Plain Text

VirusList.com - 9 Květen, 2019 - 23:08
A simple Wireshark analysis was enough to subvert the gadget, which uses iris identification to protect the drive.
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Chinese Hackers Behind 2015 Anthem Data Breach Indicted

VirusList.com - 9 Květen, 2019 - 23:07
Two have been indicted in the 2015 massive data breach of health insurer Anthem, which compromised the data of at least 78 million customers.
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Air Force intel bod Daniel Hale charged with 'leaking top secret drone documents' to journo

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Květen, 2019 - 22:41
Soldier's pilfered docs provided basis for robo-aircraft news reports, say US prosecutors

A former US Air Force intelligence analyst who apparently fed documents to the press detailing the American military's classified drone programs has been indicted on five criminal charges.…

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Hackers Take Over IoT Devices to ‘Click’ on Ads

VirusList.com - 9 Květen, 2019 - 21:08
A video interview and Q&A with IoT specialist Dan Demeter of Kaspersky Lab.
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Alpine Linux Docker Images Shipped for 3 Years with Root Accounts Unlocked

VirusList.com - 9 Květen, 2019 - 19:06
Alpine Linux Docker images available via the Docker Hub contained a critical flaw allowing attackers to authenticate on systems using the root user and no password.
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Sextortion mail from yourself? It doesn’t mean you’ve been hacked…

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Květen, 2019 - 18:37
Here's a 30-second video you can show your friends and family if they freak out after receiving a scam email apparently from themselves...

Serious Phar Flaw Allows Arbitrary Code Execution on Drupal

VirusList.com - 9 Květen, 2019 - 18:00
Drupal, Typo3 and Joomla are all impacted by the bug.
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US minister invokes Maggie Thatcher, says she would have halted Huawei 5G rollout

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Květen, 2019 - 17:05
Mike Pompeo reaches beyond grave to read Iron Lady's mind in ongoing security spat

Margaret Thatcher would not let Huawei build Britain's 5G networks, US foreign secretary Mike Pompeo claimed yesterday as British ministers suggested the rollout may be delayed for security reasons.…

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