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GoBotKR Targets Pirate Torrents to Build a DDoS Botnet - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 20:43
The authors have tweaked a known piece of malware to specifically target Korean TV fans.
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Apple Patches iMessage Bug That Bricks iPhones with Out-of-Date Software - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 17:09
Google Project Zero finds Apple iMessage bug that bricks iPhones running older versions of the company's iOS software.
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Post-Data Breach, British Airways Slapped With Record $230M Fine - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 15:56
A proposed $230 million fine on British Airways after a data breach would be the biggest GDPR penalty yet.
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Researchers hack VR worlds

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 15:11
Hackers just infiltrated virtual reality, enabling them to manipulate users' immersive 3D worlds.

Privacy and security risks as Sign In with Apple tweaks Open ID protocol

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 14:06
An open letter from the OpenID Foundation says that Apple introduced potential risks when it diverged from the OpenID Connect protocol.

ISPs call Mozilla ‘Internet Villain’ for promoting DNS privacy

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 13:19
ISPA has shortlisted Mozilla for the sort of award that, on the face of it, no tech company should be keen to win - 2019’s Internet Villain.

New Year’s eve gaming DDoSer lulz himself into a 27-month sentence

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 12:08
Back in 2014, @DerpTrolling said he attacked sites simply based on requests from people who tweeted suggested targets.

Monday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 11:54
From RDP BlueKeep's message for admins to Medtronic's recall of hackable insulin pumps - and everything in between.

Medway Council reforms eforms to stop blurting out residents' details

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 11:40
Digital project had gaping holes. On the bright side, here's Craig David all over your *boink*

Medway council in Kent has corked a hole in its website that spat out residents' names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and email addresses – after a Reg reader got in touch to complain.…

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UK privacy watchdog threatens British Airways with 747-sized fine for massive personal data blurt

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Červenec, 2019 - 10:21
Half a million records lost? £183m GDPR fine lined up

The UK Information Commissioner's Office has warned British Airways it faces a whopping £183.39m fine following the theft of customer records from its website and mobile app servers.…

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Fibaro flummoxed, Georgia courts held for ransom, and more

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Červenec, 2019 - 13:01
Plus, Florida Man out of a job for paying off hackers

Roundup  Between the plentiful beverages and copious amounts of meat, pretty much everyone in the US is hung over from Independence Day in one form or another, so let's jump right into the security news.…

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Data Breach Lessons from the Trenches - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 23:29
How companies can identify their own insecure data, remediate data breaches and proactively secure data against future attacks.
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WordPress Plugin WP Statistics Patches XSS Flaw - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 21:27
A cross-site scripting vulnerability in WordPress plugin WP Statistics could have enabled full website takeover.
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Cisco delivers Patch Tuesday warmup with bundle of 18 bug fixes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 21:14
Unified Comms, Jabber among targets for clean-up

Cisco has delivered a bundle of 17 security updates to address 18-CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its networking and communications gear.…

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PGP Ecosystem Targeted in ‘Poisoning’ Attacks - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 19:05
Two researchers are being singled out in what are called PGP poisoning or flood attacks that render the authentication tool unusable for victims.
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Wide of the net: Football Association of Ireland says player, manager data safe after breach

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 17:44
It was a game of two halves

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has confirmed it suffered a security breach of its payroll systems, which was discovered last month, saying no staff data had been compromised.…

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5 tips to stay secure on social media

Sophos Naked Security - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 16:44
Social media isn't for everyone, but lots of us love it - so here's how to be in it and win it.

OpenPGP experts targeted by long-feared ‘poisoning’ attack

Sophos Naked Security - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 13:43
Somebody out there has taken a big dislike to Robert J. Hansen (‘rjh’) and Daniel Kahn Gillmor (‘dkg’), two well-regarded experts in the specialised world of OpenPGP email encryption.

Bitcoin eats as much energy as Switzerland

Sophos Naked Security - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 12:59
That's around seven gigawatts, equal to 0.21% of the world's supply: as much power as generated by seven Dungeness nuclear power plants.

Mannequin Challenge videos teach computers to see

Sophos Naked Security - 5 Červenec, 2019 - 12:26
An internet craze could change the way computers see, thanks to research published by Google.
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