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Cisco Warns of Critical Nexus 9000 Data Center Flaw - 2 Květen, 2019 - 17:24
Part of a slew of patches from the networking vendor, the CVSS 9.8 bug allows remote takeover of a vulnerable device.
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World Password Day – what (NOT!) to do

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Květen, 2019 - 15:27
Yeah, yeah, yeah... we really ought to get around to picking proper passwords for everything - and here's why!

DHS policies allow unlimited, warrantless device search

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Květen, 2019 - 14:29
Newly revealed policies show border agents can search devices for pretty much any reason, including if some other agency asked them to.

Is a sticky label the answer to the IoT’s security problems?

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Květen, 2019 - 14:22
How can IoT security be improved? The UK Government just published new details of its surprising and unfashionable answer.

Extortionists leak data of huge firms after IT provider refuses to pay

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Květen, 2019 - 14:08
The data was published after "Boris Bullet-Dodger" failed to get Citycomp to cough up.

US Government halves deadline for applying critical patches to 15 days

Sophos Naked Security - 2 Květen, 2019 - 13:39
US federal agencies must fix their security bugs twice as quickly under new rules issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

'I do not wish to surrender' Julian Assange tells court over US extradition bid

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Květen, 2019 - 13:29
Case will be heard over May and June

Julian Asssange unsurprisingly told a judge today that he did not “wish to surrender myself” to a US extradition request.…

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We dunno what's worse: Hackers ransacked Citrix for FIVE months, or that Equifax was picked to help mop up the mess

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Květen, 2019 - 11:12
Hardly reassuring on any level

Back in March, remote desktop specialist Citrix admitted hackers had romped through its core systems, and had purloined internal business documents. Now we're finding out the intrusion was much worse than first thought.…

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Sinister secret backdoor found in networking gear perfect for government espionage: The Chinese are – oh no, wait, it's Cisco again

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Květen, 2019 - 09:02
Better ban this gear from non-US core networks, right?

Right on cue, Cisco on Wednesday patched a security vulnerability in some of its network switches that can be exploited by miscreants to commandeer the IT equipment and spy on people.…

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Ad Server Patched to Stop Possible Malware Distribution - 2 Květen, 2019 - 00:02
Revive Adserver patches two vulnerability, one of which may have been used to allow hackers to deliver malware to third-party websites.
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Crypto-chaps on scam rap in a flap over Slack chat tap, want court case zapped: 'Attorney-client priv info' in messages

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Květen, 2019 - 23:16
Duo also ask for two-year delay in celeb-studded ICO trial

Two men accused of running a cryptocurrency scam have asked for the entire case to be thrown out – because prosecutors may have accidentally obtained and read Slack conversations the duo had with their lawyers.…

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Wipro Attackers Have Operated Under the Radar for Years - 1 Květen, 2019 - 22:36
The adversaries have the hallmarks of an advanced, organized group, with well-established infrastructure.
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DHS Shortens Deadline For Gov Agencies to Fix Critical Flaws - 1 Květen, 2019 - 21:57
A new binding directive gives U.S. agencies just 15 days - as opposed to 30 days - to remediate critical flaws on their systems.
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Hey, those warrantless smartphone searches at the US border? Unconstitutional, yeah? Civil-rights warriors ask court to settle this

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Květen, 2019 - 21:51
Latest development in long-running lawsuit over electronic device slurping

Civil rights groups including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) have pushed this week for a US judge to declare the search of mobile phones at America's borders to be unconstitutional.…

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May Day! PM sacks UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson for Huawei 5G green-light 'leak'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Květen, 2019 - 19:35
Denies wrongdoing, replaced by one-time junior MoD minister Penny Mordaunt

Updated  Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been sacked from the British government after apparently leaking the news that Blighty isn’t completely banning Huawei from its 5G networks.…

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Cartoon Network Hacked Worldwide to Show Brazilian Stripper Videos - 1 Květen, 2019 - 17:32
Ricardo Milos joined Ben 10, Adventure Time and We Bare Bear videos on its websites over the weekend.
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Muhstik Botnet Variant Targets Just-Patched Oracle WebLogic Flaw - 1 Květen, 2019 - 16:11
Researchers are urging Oracle WebLogic users to update quickly - after new Muhstik botnet samples started targeting a critical flaw in the servers.
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Keeping your data safe when traveling

Sophos Naked Security - 1 Květen, 2019 - 13:00
Our data is especially vulnerable when we ourselves are too: at border crossings and when in unfamiliar environments.

Millions of consumer smart devices exposed by serious security flaw

Sophos Naked Security - 1 Květen, 2019 - 12:56
This IoT software flaw could render millions of consumer devices, including baby monitors and webcams, open to remote discovery and hijack.

Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks over Ecuador embassy bail-jumping

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Květen, 2019 - 12:56
He'll only spend 22 weeks in the chokey... but that's just the start of his legal woes

Former WikiLeaker-in-chief Julian Assange has been sentenced to 11 months in prison after jumping bail and fleeing into Ecuador's London embassy for more than seven years.…

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