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National Lottery Sentry MBA hacker given nine months in jail after swiping just £5

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2020 - 15:23
'You targeted a large charitable organisation' thundered judge

A Londoner who hacked the National Lottery using Sentry MBA and made off with just £5 will spend up to nine months in prison for his crimes.…

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Oil-and-Gas APT Pivots to U.S. Power Plants

VirusList.com - 10 Leden, 2020 - 13:58
Researchers say that physically disruptive attacks aren't imminent, but an increased focus on U.S. electrical-grid operators doesn't bode well.
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VB2019 presentation: A deep dive into iPhone exploit chains

Virus Bulletin News - 10 Leden, 2020 - 12:19
In a last-minute presentation at VB2019 in London, John Bambenek of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign discussed details of campaigns that used advanced iOS and Android exploit chains against China’s Uighur minority. Today we release the recording of John's presentation.

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Hackers use system weakness to rattle doors on Citrix systems

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Leden, 2020 - 12:02
Attackers are using a serious bug in Citrix products to scan the internet for weaknesses, according to experts.

Ransomware pounces on California schools, Las Vegas trounces attack

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Leden, 2020 - 11:43
We'll have one serving of whatever Las Vegas is eating and wish Pittsburg Unified School District good luck with getting unstuck.

Fake-review purge: Facebook boots 188 groups, eBay bans 140 shills

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Leden, 2020 - 11:06
After a poke from the UK's watchdog, the companies promised to beef up filters to strain out those who write, buy and sell fluffy nonsense.

Ding-dong: Cisco delivers your Patch Tuesday warm-up with WebEx, IOS fixes for a few irritating security holes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2020 - 01:58
The main event is next week

Cisco has released a fresh batch of security updates for its networking and comms gear lines.…

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Google scolded for depriving the poor of privacy as Chinese malware bundled on phones for hard-up Americans

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2020 - 22:51
To make matters worse, uninstalling it could cause even more pain

Updated  On Wednesday, more than 50 advocacy groups accused Google of exploiting poor people by failing to police misbehaving Android apps on cheap phones.…

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Why is a 22GB database containing 56 million US folks' personal details sitting on the open internet using a Chinese IP address? Seriously, why?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2020 - 21:59
If CheckPeople could take a look at this, that would be great

Exclusive  A database containing the personal details of 56.25m US residents – from names and home addresses to phone numbers and ages – has been found on the public internet, served from a computer with a Chinese IP address, bizarrely enough.…

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Exploit Fully Breaks SHA-1, Lowers the Attack Bar

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2020 - 20:04
Users of GnuPG, OpenSSL and Git could be in danger from an attack that's practical for ordinary attackers to carry out.
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Dixons fined £500,000 by ICO for crap security that exposed 5.6 million customers' payment cards

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2020 - 19:15
Malware loaded onto more than 5k cash tills but pre-GDPR screw-up means retailer dodged bigger financial bullet

Dixons Retail is facing a £500,000 penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after a hacker installed malware that infected thousands of point of sale tills and scooped up 5.6 million payment card details.…

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4 Ring Employees Fired For Spying on Customers

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2020 - 17:57
Ring said that four employees were fired because for inappropriate access to customers' connected video feeds.
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California’s Tough New Privacy Law and Its Biggest Challenges

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2020 - 16:54
The California Consumer Privacy Act has been adopted, but the largest U.S. privacy regulation fails to address how companies can know where their data is.
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Browser zero day: Update your Firefox right now!

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2020 - 15:00
Firefox has issues an emergency 72.0.1 patch to fix a zero day vulnerability.

S2 Ep22: Word doc stops fraud, bye bye Python 2, latest from the ransomware swamp – Naked Security Podcast

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2020 - 13:25
We discuss the latest cybersecurity news and advice in our latest podcast. Listen now!

Apple’s scanning iCloud photos for child abuse images

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2020 - 13:22
It isn't new, all the tech giants do it, and your privacy's intact - unless you're dealing in illegal imagery with telltale hashing.

Google voice Assistant gets new privacy ‘undo’ commands

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2020 - 13:02
Google’s controversial voice Assistant is getting a series of new commands designed to work like privacy-centric ‘undo’ buttons.

FBI asks Apple to help it unlock iPhones of naval base shooter

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2020 - 12:41
This could signal a renewed war between Apple and law enforcement over breaking encryption.

Google’s Project Zero highlights patch quality with policy tweak

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2020 - 12:26
Google's Project Zero bug-hunting team has tweaked its 90-day responsible disclosure policy to help improve the quality and adoption of vendor patches.

TrickBot Adds Custom, Stealthy Backdoor to its Arsenal

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2020 - 12:00
The PowerTrick backdoor, which fetched yet other backdoors, is designed to help TrickBot evade detection.
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