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305 CVEs and Counting: Bug-Hunting Stories From a Security Engineer - 2 Říjen, 2020 - 16:01
Larry Cashdollar, senior security response engineer at Akamai, talks about the craziest stories he's faced, reporting CVEs since 1994.
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Russia and China's 'digital authoritarianism' means we need to better arm our cyber troops, warns top UK general

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Říjen, 2020 - 11:15
New era, new weapons needed, says Chief of the Defence Staff

Britain's enemies are investing more and more in cyber warfare capabilities, the UK's top general has warned – singling out Russia and its "digital authoritarianism".…

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Your comms may be paperless, but are they actually secure? Thought so...

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Říjen, 2020 - 08:00
Learn how to get it right with El Reg and Echoworx (...Echoworx) (...Echoworx)

Webcast  The idea of the paperless office has been with us since, probably, the invention of paper. But like the 15-hour working week and the flying-car commute, it always seems to be just over the rainbow of practicality.…

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US govt wins right to snaffle Edward Snowden's $5m+ book royalties, speech fees – and all future related earnings

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Říjen, 2020 - 05:56
Big blow to big whistleblower

The US government's Department of Justice has won its multi-million-dollar claim to Edward Snowden's Permanent Record book royalties as well as any future related earnings.…

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How's this for overachieving? Man accused of running software outfit as a Ponzi scheme while on parole from previous fraud

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Říjen, 2020 - 05:10
He masterminded $7m scam from halfway house, Feds claim

A convicted fraudster was out on parole when he allegedly conned victims into giving him millions of dollars to place surefire sports bets on their behalf using special software that didn't actually exist.…

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Tokyo Stock Exchange breaks new record. Sadly, not a good one... its longest ever outage

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 Říjen, 2020 - 04:14
Fujtisu kit on the floor tho bourse takes the blame for day-long dead zone

Tokyo’s Stock Exchange (TSE) went offline for most of Thursday, its longest-ever outage and a very unwelcome one as it is the world’s third-largest bourse, when measured by market capitalisation.…

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Emotet Emails Strike Thousands of DNC Volunteers - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 23:05
Hundreds of U.S. organizations on Thursday received emails purporting to come from the Democratic National Committee, in a new politically charged Emotet spear-phishing attack.
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Cloud biz Blackbaud admits ransomware crims may have captured folks' bank info, months after saying that everything's fine

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 22:59
The same lot who bought off crooks in May but kept quiet till July

+Comment  Blackbaud, the cloud CRM provider whose execs bought off ransomware crooks in exchange for a pinky promise that stolen data would not be misused, has now confessed that customers' bank account information may have been taken from its servers by the criminals.…

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QR Codes: A Sneaky Security Threat - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 22:42
What to watch out for, and how to protect yourself from malicious versions of these mobile shortcuts.
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Microsoft Office 365 Phishing Attack Uses Multiple CAPTCHAs - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 20:27
Cybercriminals set up three different CAPTCHAs that Office 365 targets must click through before the final phishing page.
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NFL, NBA Players Hacked in Would-Be Cyber-Slam-Dunk - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 19:10
Federal prosecutors charged two men with crimes that carry up to 20 years in prison.
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Spammers Smuggle LokiBot Via URL Obfuscation Tactic - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 18:16
Researchers say that the campaign sidesteps end user detection and security solutions.
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Huawei's UK code reviewers say Chinese mega-corp is still totally crap at basic software security. Bad crypto, buffer overflows, logic errors...

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 15:00
Last year telcos scrambled to plug 'critical user-facing vulns' in network kit security researchers examining Huawei source code have so far verified just eight firmware binaries out of more than 60 used across Britain's mobile phone networks, according to the GCHQ-backed agency's annual report.…

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#BeCyberSmart – why friends don’t let friends get scammed

Sophos Naked Security - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 13:00
Friends don't let friends get scammed. Because cybercrime hurts us all.

UK privacy watchdog confirms probe into NHS England COVID-19 app after complaints of spammy emails, texts

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 11:05
Officials say it was a 'matter of public health importance to encourage people to download the app'

Exclusive  Britain's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has confirmed it is investigating grumbles about heavy-handed marketing emails and texts promoting the NHS COVID-19 contact-tracing app in England.…

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InterPlanetary Storm Botnet Infects 13K Mac, Android Devices - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 09:00
In addition to Windows and Linux machines, a new variant of the malware now targets Mac and Android devices.
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Chap beats rap in WhatsApp zap flap: Russian banker walks from insider trading case after deleting software

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 08:53
Brit financial watchdogs foxed by not guilty verdict

A Russian ex-banker has been found not guilty of destroying potential evidence after he deleted a copy of WhatsApp from his phone before handing it over to police.…

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Singapore to treat infosec as equivalent public good to fresh running water

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 07:13
Consumer tech security rating scheme to launch next week, will be offered to rest of world

The deputy chief executive of Singapore’s Cyber Security Agency, Brigadier General Gaurav Keerthi, says the island nation now considers providing a secure environment to citizens and businesses the equivalent of providing fresh water and sewerage services, and will next week improve digital hygiene with a voluntary "Cybersecurity Labelling Scheme" that will rate consumer broadband gateways.…

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Diplomats are supposed to be subtle and clever. Australia’s just leaked 1,000 citizens’ email addresses

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 Říjen, 2020 - 06:23
And not just any citizens, but folks stranded overseas and in dire need of assistance

Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has just exposed personal details of over 1,000 citizens in an email.…

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OAuth Consent Phishing Ramps Up with Microsoft Office 365 Attacks - 30 Září, 2020 - 23:29
Attackers gain read-only permissions to snoop around Office 365 accounts, including emails, contacts and more.
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