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Adobe Patches Important Bugs in Connect and Digital Edition - 8 Leden, 2019 - 15:48
The update comes on the heels of critical fixes in an unscheduled patch last week.
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Fill the gaps in your security knowledge at SANS London April 2019

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Leden, 2019 - 14:50
New and tested training courses cover every angle

Promo  As data thieves and hackers become more numerous, more inventive and more destructive, learning to protect themselves against cybercrime is ever higher on the list of companies' priorities.…

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Cops: German suspect, 20, 'confessed' to mass hack of local politicians

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Leden, 2019 - 13:56
Case not linked to international spying, reckon sources. Hmmm

German police say a 20-year-old German man has "confessed" to leaks in connection what the country's media is calling "the Hacker Attack", a years-long data exfiltration campaign against politicians and other public figures.…

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A photo will unlock many Android phones using facial recognition

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Leden, 2019 - 13:30
How easy is it to bypass the average smartphone’s facial recognition security? In the case of Android, a lot easier than owners may think.

How to spot a social media hoax

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Leden, 2019 - 13:08
Stop shaking your head about "WhatsApp Gold" flimflam and start spreading these REAL nuggets of hoax-clobbering advice!

Hacker uses early warning system for fake message campaign

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Leden, 2019 - 12:21
Australians got scary texts, emails and phone calls from a trusted emergency warning service late last week after a hacker broke into its systems and used it to send fake messages.

LA sues The Weather Channel over selling users’ location data

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Leden, 2019 - 12:00
The app is accused of being a “location data company powered by weather” and profiting from users' data without being upfront about it.

Linus Torvalds opts for the scream test: Linux kernel syscall tweaked to shut data-leak hole – anyone upset, yell now

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Leden, 2019 - 09:03
And he did it without swearing... folks with broken programs may act otherwise

The Linux kernel will be tweaked to mitigate data-stealing attacks that exploit system page caches.…

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FYI: Twitter's API still spews enough metadata to reveal exactly where you lived, worked

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Leden, 2019 - 07:58
Old tweets betray sensitive data under new tools

Analysis  Researchers have demonstrated yet again that location metadata from Twitter posts can be used to infer private information like users' home addresses, workplaces, and sensitive locations they've visited.…

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Aussie Emergency Warning Network hacked by rank amateurs

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Leden, 2019 - 04:34
More moron-crime than serious cyber-crime, your data is safe

The operator of an Australian emergency warning service has denied that user information was breached after someone accessed its system to post “you've been hacked” messages.…

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Hackers Infiltrate Early Warning Network System to Send Spam - 7 Leden, 2019 - 22:42
Just as ex-tropical Cyclone Penny moved toward the coast of Queensland, Australia, users of Early Warning Network reported receiving strange messages from the emergency system.
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She will lock you out, livin' la Vidar loca: Enterprising crims breed ransomware, file thief into hybrid nasty

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Leden, 2019 - 22:22
She'll make you live her crazy life, but she'll take away your pain like a bullet to your wallet

A newly spotted piece of hybrid malware steals copies of victims' files and then encrypts said data, demanding a ransom to unscramble it.…

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Zerodium Raises Zero-Day Payout Ceiling to $2M - 7 Leden, 2019 - 22:18
Apple exploits will fetch the highest price.
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ThreatList: Container Security Lags Amidst DevOps Enthusiasm - 7 Leden, 2019 - 19:33
Security incidents are set to grow as companies lag behind in securing their containers.
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Snowden’s Attorney Urges Canada to Take in Whistleblower Helpers (Part Two) - 7 Leden, 2019 - 18:12
Robert Tibbo discusses being pushed to leave Hong Kong under pressure and efforts made to the Canadian government to grant refugee status to the “Snowden refugees.”
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unCAPTCHA AI Cracks Google reCAPTCHAs with 90% Accuracy - 7 Leden, 2019 - 16:28
A proof-of-concept from the University of Maryland can defeat the audio challenges that are offered as an option for people with disabilities.
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Skype Glitch Allowed Android Authentication Bypass - 7 Leden, 2019 - 16:13
A glitch allowed hackers to access contacts, photos and more on Android devices - simply by answering a Skype call.
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No Android passcode? No problem! Skype unlocked it for you

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Leden, 2019 - 13:50
Microsoft closed the hole, which let any unauthenticated phone-grabber answer a Skype call and then roam around on your mobile.

Podcast: Beware These Top Security Threats in 2019 - 7 Leden, 2019 - 13:31
In this week's podcast, we weigh in on the top threats to watch out for in 2019 - from fraud to IoT.
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Hacker doxes hundreds of German politicians

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Leden, 2019 - 13:02
For over a month, hackers published data from hundreds of German politicians in a Twitter advent calendar - a massive government assault.
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