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Thanks-thanks to TalkTalk teen hacker: UK cops' first auction of ill-gotten Bitcoin nets £240k

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Září, 2019 - 16:00
Cryptocoin from selling hacking services, ppldeets online helps fund crimefighters

British cops have raised £240,000 in their first ever UK-based auction of cryptocurrencies understood to have been seized from former TalkTalk hacker Elliot Gunton , who'd "earned" it selling hacking services and flogging people's stolen personal details online.…

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Social media manipulation as a political tool is spreading

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Září, 2019 - 15:05
Researchers say 'cyber troops' in 70 countries are using it to automate suppression, mount smear campaigns, or spread disinformation.

Outlook on the web bans a further 38 file types

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Září, 2019 - 13:56
Microsoft is about to put another 38 file extensions on its 'too risky to receive' blocklist.

Is the era of social media Likes over?

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Září, 2019 - 12:21
Instagram's testing a program to hide the Likes that have created a toxic cyberbullying environment. Now, Facebook is as well.

Monday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Září, 2019 - 11:43
From the fleeceware apps ripping off consumers to Microsoft's emergency IE patch - and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.

Microsoft changes encryption, another D-Link bug, phishing dangers, and more

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Září, 2019 - 08:48
Plus, Baltimore's disastrous ransomware infection and worse IT practices

Roundup  Let's look at some of the latest security news you may have missed this week.…

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Got a pre-A12 iPhone? Love jailbreaks? Happy Friday! 'Unpatchable tethered Boot ROM exploit' released

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Září, 2019 - 00:22
Coder claims iThings older than two years can be unlocked from Apple's clutches

A programmer claims to have found a way to execute arbitrary code on recent-ish iPhones and iPads, paving the way for full-blown tethered jailbreaks.…

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What's that smell? Perfume merchant senses the scent of a digital burglary

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Září, 2019 - 22:18
Fragrance Direct discovers 'malicious code' that led to leakage of customer data

Online merchant has confirmed a miscreant broke into its systems and made off with a raft of customers’ personal data, including payment card details.…

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iOS Exploit ‘Checkm8’ Could Allow Permanent iPhone Jailbreaks - 27 Září, 2019 - 20:54
A new BootROM exploit - which is unpatchable - potentially opens the door to jailbreaks, a researcher said.
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Masad Spyware Uses Telegram Bots for Command-and-Control - 27 Září, 2019 - 19:31
The malware harvests data, steals cryptocurrency and drops additional malware, while masquerading as a Fortnite aimbot and more.
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Dunkin’ Donuts Gets Hit with Lawsuit Over 2015 Attack - 27 Září, 2019 - 17:24
Lawsuit alleges Dunkin' Donuts failed to act fast enough to notify and protect customers and is in violation of New York State data breach notification laws.
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Arcane Stealer V Takes Aim at the Low End of the Dark Web - 27 Září, 2019 - 16:42
This data-harvesting tool is perfect for the deep well of low-skilled adversaries looking to make their cybercrime mark.
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Microsoft Blacklists Dozens of New File Extensions in Outlook - 27 Září, 2019 - 16:39
In total, Microsoft has now blocked 142 file extensions that it deems as at risk or that are typically sent as malicious attachments in emails.
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‘Fleeceware’ Play store apps quietly charging up to $250

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Září, 2019 - 15:16
SophosLabs researchers discovered at least 15 apps with millions of downloads charging extraordinary prices right under Google's nose.

Apple users, patch now! The ‘bug that got away’ has been fixed

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Září, 2019 - 15:13
Apple has now patched the patch that Google said didn't patch the hole it was supposed to.

Chrome cripples movie studio Mac Pros

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Září, 2019 - 14:54
A few days ago, movie editors started reporting that Mac Pros running Avid software were crashing throughout Hollywood.

Google made thousands of deepfakes to aid detection efforts

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Září, 2019 - 14:40
It's an arms race: as detection methods improve, deepfake-generating algorithms are quickly updated to correct the flaws.

News Wrap: GandCrab Operators Resurface, Utilities Firms Hit By LookBack Malware - 27 Září, 2019 - 14:00
The malware landscape continues to evolve with the re-emergence of the GandCrab operators and a continued spearphishing attack spreading the LookBack RAT.
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Thousands of PCs Affected by Nodersok/Divergent Malware - 27 Září, 2019 - 13:25
Fileless threat leverages widely used Node.js framework and WinDivert packet-capture utility to turn infected machines into proxies for malicious behavior.
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Match knowingly puts people at risk from scammers, FTC charges

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Září, 2019 - 12:37 allegedly put users on its free version at risk - by not filtering out communications that it knew were from fake accounts.
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