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FIN11 Cybercrime Gang Shifts Tactics to Double-Extortion Ransomware - 14 Říjen, 2020 - 16:46
The Clop ransomware has become a tool of choice for the financially motivated group.
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Intel Adds Memory Encryption, Firmware Security to Ice Lake Chips - 14 Říjen, 2020 - 16:45
Intel's addition of memory encryption to its upcoming 3rd generation Xeon Scalable processors matches AMD's Secure Memory Encryption (SME) feature.
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Brit webcam criminal snared in FBI LuminosityLink creepware sting spared prison

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Říjen, 2020 - 14:57
Swindon man walks away with two-year suspended sentence

A man who spied on unsuspecting victims through their webcams has escaped a prison sentence after buying off-the-shelf LuminosityLink malware and using CCTV software to spy on them.…

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Google, Intel Warn on ‘Zero-Click’ Kernel Bug in Linux-Based IoT Devices - 14 Říjen, 2020 - 14:37
Intel and Google are urging users to update the Linux kernel to version 5.9 or later.
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Cybercriminals Steal Nearly 1TB of Data from Miami-Based International Tech Firm - 14 Říjen, 2020 - 14:26
Databases of sensitive, financial and personally identifiable info and documents from Intcomex were leaked on Russian-language hacker forum after a ransomware attack.
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'Facebook simply would not exist today if not for Bletchley Park,' says social network – but don't hold that against it

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Říjen, 2020 - 11:29
Zuckerberg and UK government throw code-breaking site funding lifeline

From the Department of Definitely Not Evil comes news that Facebook is donating £1m to Britain's Bletchley Park computing landmark.…

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Softly-as-a-service: IBM whispers plan for security SaaS based on a Cloud Pak

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Říjen, 2020 - 09:03
Appears to cook a new way to shift containerised wares and get you onto OpenShift

IBM has quietly announced a plan to turn one of its security software bundles into a software-as-a-service.…

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Windows “Ping of Death” bug revealed – patch now!

Sophos Naked Security - 14 Říjen, 2020 - 02:18
No one has figured out how to run code with this bug yet - but if they do, you can bet that someone will turn it into a computer worm.

October Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Patches Critical, Wormable RCE Bug - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 21:44
There were 11 critical bugs and six that were unpatched but publicly known in this month's regularly scheduled Microsoft updates.
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Lemon Duck Cryptocurrency-Mining Botnet Activity Spikes - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 21:41
Researchers warn of a spike in the cryptocurrency-mining botnet since August 2020.
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It's 2020 and a rogue ICMPv6 network packet can pwn your Microsoft Windows machine

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 21:09
Redmond urges folks to apply update ASAP – plus more fixes for Outlook and software from Adobe, Intel, SAP, Red Hat

Patch Tuesday  Microsoft's Update Tuesday patch dump for October 2020 has delivered security patches that attempt to address 87 CVEs for a dozen Redmond products.…

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Software AG Data Released After Clop Ransomware Strike – Report - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 19:57
The Clop group attacked Software AG, a German conglomerate with operations in more than 70 countries, threatening to dump stolen data if the whopping $23 million ransom isn’t paid.
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Creepy covert camera “feature” found in popular smartwatch for kids

Sophos Naked Security - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 18:59
This popular smartwatch aimed at kids had a backdoor that received covert encrypted commands via SMS.

Critical Flash Player Flaw Opens Adobe Users to RCE - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 18:46
The flaw stems from a NULL Pointer Dereference error and plagues the Windows, macOS, Linux and ChromeOS versions of Adobe Flash Player.
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For Foxit's sake: Windows and Mac users alike urged to patch PhantomPDF over use-after-free vulns

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 18:30
CISA points spotlight at PDF reader 'n' creator suite

Windows and Mac users running Foxit's popular PhantomPDF reader should update their installations to the latest version after the US CISA cybersecurity agency warned of a handful of high-severity product vulnerabilities.…

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Election Systems Under Attack via Microsoft Zerologon Exploits - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 17:39
Cybercriminals are chaining Microsoft's Zerologon flaw with other exploits in order to infiltrate government systems, putting election systems at risk, a new CISA and FBI advisory warns.
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Authentication Bug Opens Android Smart-TV Box to Data Theft - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 17:36
The streaming box allows arbitrary code execution as root, paving the way to pilfering social-media tokens, passwords, messaging history and more.
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You can ditch the printer and go entirely paperless, but does that really make your work comms any more secure?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 17:00
Tune in and learn how to reinvigorate your digital transformation

Webcast  It’s easy to say you want to kick off a digital transformation. It’s often harder to say what this should look like in practice, or what the benefits for your organisation will be. Just junking the printer and saying “we’re paperless now” isn’t a strategy, and certainly isn’t a plan. But moving to secure paperless communications is certainly a start.…

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TrickBot Takedown Disrupts Major Crimeware Apparatus - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 15:45
Microsoft and partners went after the botnet using a copyright infringement tactic and hunting down C2 servers.
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Office 365: A Favorite for Cyberattack Persistence - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 14:20
Bad actors are leveraging legitimate services and tools within Microsoft's productivity suite to launch cyberattacks on COVID-19 stay-at-home workers, new research finds.
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