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Google Play Boots 85 Malicious Adware Apps

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2019 - 21:59
Once downloaded, the fake apps hide themselves on the victim’s device and continue to show a full-screen ad every 15 minutes.
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ThreatList: WordPress Vulnerabilities Tripled in 2018

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2019 - 19:27
Despite fewer plugins being added to Wordpress last year, the CMS saw an astounding tripling of vulnerabilities in its platform in 2018.
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Biometrics in 2019: Increased Security or New Attack Vector?

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2019 - 19:17
Should we pump the brakes on the roll out of biometric security to first consider whether we are creating new vulnerabilities?
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The Promise and Peril of 5G

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2019 - 18:35
As the hype at CES demonstrates, 5G is the newest and shiniest tech bauble out there: but security concerns loom.
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Intel Patches High-Severity Privilege-Escalation Bugs

VirusList.com - 9 Leden, 2019 - 17:16
Overall, the chip giant patched five vulnerabilities across an array of its products.
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Google Play Store spews malware onto 9 million 'Droids

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2019 - 16:33
How did these get through the net?

Malware made it past Google's detection systems and infected some 9 million Android users, analyst Trend Micro has found. Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play Store as a result.…

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IoT weaknesses leave hot tub owners in deep water

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2019 - 14:48
It looks as if at least one hot tub maker has left robust security off the to-do list.

Some Android apps are secretly sharing your data with Facebook

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2019 - 13:55
Apps have been secretly sharing usage data with Facebook, even when users are logged - or don’t have an account at all.

Zerodium’s waving fatter payouts for zero-day bug hunters

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2019 - 13:06
Any chance we could appeal to your conscience and integrity and put in a call for ethical disclosure?

How to share photos – without using Facebook

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2019 - 12:29
There are other options for photo sharing that don't hand over every pixel to the Facebook megamind.

Politicians who block social media users are violating First Amendment

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Leden, 2019 - 12:27
The difference between a personal vs. an official social media account was at the crux of the case decided on Monday.

Great, you've moved your website or app to HTTPS. How do you test it? Here's a tool to make local TLS certs painless

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2019 - 09:04
Breathe easier knowing you've tested your software properly

A Google cryptoboffin is close to releasing a tool that will hopefully make all of us more secure online.…

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Make a SAP decision: Apply these security fixes if you're using German giant's software

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2019 - 01:58
11 patches ship on Patch Tuesday

While you were sighing your way through Microsoft's Patch Tuesday, enterprise vendor SAP slid 11 security advisories under your door.…

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Welcome to 2019: Your Exchange server can be pwned by an email (and other bugs need fixing)

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2019 - 00:28
Hyper-V, DHCP, Word, and more. Plus, bonus shock: Adobe spares Flash in January patch dump

Patch Tuesday  Microsoft has released the first Patch Tuesday bundle of the year, patching up 49 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities and issuing two advisories.…

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Jeep hacking lawsuit shifts into gear for trial after US Supremes refuse to hit the brakes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2019 - 00:00
Owners claim security vulns have damaged resale price

A class-action lawsuit claiming Fiat-Chrysler knew about, but failed to fix, significant cybersecurity holes in its cars will go to trial in America later this year.…

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Shipping Firms Speared with Targeted ‘Whaling’ Attacks

VirusList.com - 8 Leden, 2019 - 22:09
Bad actors are imitating high-level executives in the shipping industry to launch BEC attacks that could lead to credential theft or worse - system compromise.
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Microsoft Issues Multiple Critical Patches for Edge Browser

VirusList.com - 8 Leden, 2019 - 21:49
Microsoft January Patch Tuesday roundup includes four critical patches for its Edge browser.
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Senator Wyden goes ballistic after US telcos caught selling people's location data yet again

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Leden, 2019 - 20:04
Rights warrior ticked off after yet another report of whereabouts being flogged to dodgy geezers

US Senator Ron Wyden is renewing his calls for legislation banning the sale of people's private cellphone location information after yet another report of phone carriers doing exactly that.…

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Malvertising Campaign Delivers Double Whammy of Ransomware and Info-Stealing

VirusList.com - 8 Leden, 2019 - 19:44
The whole attack takes place in under a minute.
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Got an SMS offering $$$ refund? Don’t fall for it…

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Leden, 2019 - 18:19
Sometimes, the limited length of an SMS makes it easier for the crooks to 'get it to look right' and reel you in to a phishing site...
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