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Hackers hack Hackney: Local government cries 'cyberattack' while UK infosec officials rush to figure out what happened

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 13:32
Check bank accounts, don't open council emails, you know how this goes

Hackney Council in East London has declared that it was hit by a "cyberattack" – but both the authority and officials from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) remain tight-lipped about what actually happened.…

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The seven deadly sins letting hackers hijack America's govt networks: These unpatched bugs leave systems open

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 Říjen, 2020 - 00:26
'Unauthorized access to elections support systems' detected tho 'no evidence to date that integrity of elections data has been compromised'

If you're wondering which bugs in particular miscreants are exploiting to break into, or attempt to break into, US government networks, wonder no more. And then make sure you've patched them.…

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Microsoft on the counter­attack! Trickbot malware network takes a hit

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 22:03
The crooks haven't yet been caught and arrested, but their malware distribution network has been hit hard.

Naked Security Live – Cybersecurity tips for your own network

Sophos Naked Security - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 19:59
Here's the latest Naked Security Live video - enjoy (and please share with your friends)!

Microsoft and chums use US trademark law to trash Trickbot malware network

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 19:30
Multinational operation is part of election protection effort

Microsoft and other global infosec companies have mounted a joint operation to sabotage command-and-control (C2) infrastructure used by the Trickbot malware, which injects, among other things, ransomware into victims' PCs.…

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'You've got the old cheeky Corona': Ireland's pandemic advice SMS service can be spoofed, warns researcher

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 17:21
Get cell broadcast tech in, urges onetime Lulzsec white hat

Ireland's efforts to keep residents informed about coronavirus has fallen foul of the same basic SMS vulnerability that one of their British neighbours experienced back in March.…

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Ransomware Attackers Buy Network Access in Cyberattack Shortcut - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 14:00
Network access to various industries is being offered in underground forums at as little as $300 a pop - and researchers warn that ransomware groups like Maze and NetWalker could be buying in.
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Beware, drone fliers, of Scotland's black-headed gulls. For they will tear your craft from Mother Nature's skies

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 12:00
Innocent survey UAS brutally smashed into roof by Stranraer seabird

An innocent drone has crashed after being attacked by an aggressive Scottish black-headed gull.…

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One year after server hackers left NordVPN red-faced, firm's first colocated setup is online

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 11:18
Plus: Bunch of Cisco fixes for Patch Tuesday week, Fitbit kit hit, RAT malware written in Golang, and more

In brief  NordVPN has hit the go-live button for the first of its colocated servers.…

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Britannia should rule the (cyber) waves, minister tells Singapore event in bid to drum up Commonwealth support

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 09:30
Rhetoric for the post-Brexit era but will actions follow words?

Comment  A UK government minister has called for the country to "shape the standards of new technology" in a speech aimed at drumming up Commonwealth support for a cyber "leadership" role for post-Brexit Britain.…

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Five Eyes nations plus Japan, India call for Big Tech to bake backdoors into everything

The Register - Anti-Virus - 12 Říjen, 2020 - 00:51
Or as they put it: ‘Embed the safety of the public in system designs … facilitating the investigation and prosecution of offences’

The nations of the Five Eyes security alliance – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the USA and the UK – plus Japan and India, have called on technology companies to design their products so they offer access to encrypted messages and content.…

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Global Privacy Control emerges as latest attempt to let netizens choose whether they want to be tracked online

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Říjen, 2020 - 08:16
It's Do Not Track II: The Wrath of Ashkan and Sebastian... Caaaaaaaan't you stop stalking us around the internet

A coalition of technology companies, publishers, academics and advocacy groups this week proposed a web specification to allow internet users to declare whether they agree to have their personal data shared or sold.…

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Five bag $300,000 in bug bounties after finding 55 security holes in Apple's web apps, IT infrastructure

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Říjen, 2020 - 00:19
Unpatched Cisco VPN servers, access to the iOS source code, AWS secret keys – this is weapons grade 'oof'

A team of vulnerability spotters have netted themselves a six-figure payout from Apple after discovering dozens security holes in the Cupertino giant's computer systems, some of which could have been exploited to steal iOS source code, and more.…

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Fitbit Spyware Steals Personal Data via Watch Face - 9 Říjen, 2020 - 19:58
Immersive Labs Researcher takes advantage of lax Fitbit privacy controls to build a malicious spyware watch face.
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S3 Ep1: Ransomware – is it really OK to pay? – Podcast

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Říjen, 2020 - 19:11
Our podcast is back for Series 3 - here's Episode 1!

Sophisticated Android Ransomware Executes with the Home Button - 9 Říjen, 2020 - 18:40
The malware also has a unique machine-learning module.
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Software AG hit with ransomware: Crooks leak staffers' passports, want millions for stolen files

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Říjen, 2020 - 18:40
There's only one way to stop this, says counter-ransomware bod

Software AG has seemingly been hit by ransomware, with the German IT giant itself telling the Euro nation's stock market it had been “affected by a malware attack.”…

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Crown Prosecution Service solicitor accused of targeting judge ex-wife's lover through work computer systems

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Říjen, 2020 - 16:44
Computer Misuse Act charges stack up against vengeful former hubby

A Crown Prosecution Service lawyer is on trial accused of unlawfully accessing information about his judge wife's new lover after their marriage broke down.…

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Facebook Debuts Bug-Bounty ‘Loyalty Program’ - 9 Říjen, 2020 - 15:50
Facebook bounty hunters will be placed into tiers by analyzing their score, signal and number of submitted bug reports -- which will dictate new bonus percentages.
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Wormable Apple iCloud Bug Allows Automatic Photo Theft - 9 Říjen, 2020 - 14:02
Ethical hackers so far have earned nearly $300K in payouts from the Apple bug-bounty program for discovering 55 bugs, 11 of them critical, during a three-month hack.
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