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Is fake-news sharing driven by age, not politics?

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Leden, 2019 - 12:32
Researchers say people over 65 are seven times more likely to share fake news than 18 to 29-year-olds.

VB2019 call for papers - now open!

Virus Bulletin News - 15 Leden, 2019 - 10:35
Have you analysed a new online threat? Do you know a new way to defend against such threats? Are you tasked with securing systems and fending off attacks? The call for papers for VB2019 is now open and we want to hear from you!

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Want to get rich from bug bounties? You're better off exterminating roaches for a living

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Leden, 2019 - 06:54
Before you outsource security to strangers, try boosting internal cybersecurity skills

Security researchers looking to earn a living as bug bounty hunters would to do better to pursue actual insects.…

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Oh, SSH, IT please see this: Malicious servers can fsck with your PC's files during scp slurps

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Leden, 2019 - 02:44
Data transfer tools caught not checking what exactly they're downloading

A decades-old oversight in the design of Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) tools can be exploited by malicious servers to unexpectedly alter victims' files on their client machines, it has emerged.…

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This must be some kind of mistake. IT managers axed, CEO and others' wallets lightened in patient hack aftermath

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Leden, 2019 - 00:45
Executives held to account? And three underlings thanked for their work? What is this madness?

The Singaporean government-owned biz responsible for that country's patient database has fined senior executives, including the CEO, and dismissed two managers, after blunders allowed hackers to siphon off private records.…

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Cops told: No, you can't have a warrant to force a big bunch of people to unlock their phones by fingerprint, face scans

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Leden, 2019 - 23:46
Judge rules compelled use of biometrics runs into Fifth Amendment protections

A US judge last week denied police a warrant to unlock a number of devices using biometrics identifiers like fingerprints and faces, extending more privacy to device owners than previous recent cases.…

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Popular Web-Hosting Platform Bluehost Riddled with Flaws - 14 Leden, 2019 - 23:22
He said that similar flaws were also found in the Dreamhost, HostGator, OVH and iPage web hosting platforms.
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Intel's Software Guard caught asleep at its post: Patch out now for SGX give-me-admin hole

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Leden, 2019 - 22:41
Chipzilla adds to Windows IT admins security update load

While admins were busy wrangling with the mass of security patches from Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP last week, Intel slipped out a fix for a potentially serious flaw in its Software Guard Extensions (SGX) technology.…

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New year, new career? How some Sophos experts got into cybersecurity

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Leden, 2019 - 22:32
We asked a number of people working in different roles at Sophos how they made their way into the industry.

Threatpost Poll: Can We Fix 2FA? - 14 Leden, 2019 - 20:50
Take our short poll to weigh in on the state of two-factor authentication.
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Hack Allows Escape of Play-with-Docker Containers - 14 Leden, 2019 - 19:10
Researchers created a proof-of-concept escape of Docker test environment.
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Ryuk Hauls in $3.7M in ‘Earnings,’ Adds TrickBot to the Attack Mix - 14 Leden, 2019 - 18:06
The malware's operator, Grim Spider, could be affiliated with Russian cybercrime rings, according to some -- others say there's no concrete evidence.
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Mozilla Kills Default Support for Adobe Flash in Firefox 69 - 14 Leden, 2019 - 18:02
Firefox 69 will force users to manually install Adobe Flash as the plugin inches toward end of life.
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Royal Bank of Scotland, Natwest fling new bank cards at folks after Ticketmaster hack

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Leden, 2019 - 17:46
Fresh plastic comes six months after ticket flogger fessed up to Magecart malware infection

The Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest have issued customers with replacement cards as a result of last year’s Ticketmaster breach that hit around 40,000 Brits.…

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Goddamn the Pusher man: Nominet kicks out domain name hijack bid

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Leden, 2019 - 16:42
Lord, he'll leave your mind to scream - if you don't renew on time

Nominet has thrown out an attempt at reverse domain name hijacking after some, er, pushy Brits tried seizing their old web address from a fast-fingered fellow in Romania.…

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Shutdown hits government websites as certificates begin to expire

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Leden, 2019 - 15:32
The US government shutdown is affecting more than just physical sites like national parks and monuments.

Poland may consider Huawei ban amid 'spy' arrests – reports

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Leden, 2019 - 15:30
Chinese hardware biz faces more push-back in Western nations

A Polish official has said he couldn’t rule out “legislative changes” to allow the nation to ban the use of a company’s products, following the local arrest of a Huawei staffer.…

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Data Exposed in OXO, Amazon and MongoDB Leaks - 14 Leden, 2019 - 15:18
Dual data exposures and a wide-scale data leak due to a vulnerable MongoDB database have kicked off 2019 so far.
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Nissan EV app password reset prompts user panic

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Leden, 2019 - 14:13
Looks like a functionality fail rather than a data breach, though

Nervous Nissan UK drivers were today assured by the car maker that Connect EV app log-in failures are related to a migration of data onto a new platform rather than anything more nefarious.…

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Podcast: Emotet Grows With Fast-Evolving Tactics - 14 Leden, 2019 - 13:00
Threatpost discusses the future of the Emotet banking trojan with Cylance.
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