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WhatsApp sues spyware maker for allegedly hacking phones worldwide

Sophos Naked Security - 31 Říjen, 2019 - 13:32
WhatsApp has publicly attributed the attack on its users in May 2019 to the Israeli spyware makers, NSO Group.

Belgian city slurps mobile data to track visitors

The Register - Anti-Virus - 31 Říjen, 2019 - 12:52
Local regulator says it hasn't approved scheme. Meanwhile, Spain up to similar tricks

Updated  The Belgian city of Kortrijk in West Flanders is using data provided by a mobile phone company to count the number of people present in the town and where they come from.…

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Stalkerware poses particular challenges to anti-virus products

Virus Bulletin News - 31 Říjen, 2019 - 09:06
Malware used in domestic abuse situations is a growing threat, and the standard way for anti-virus products to handle such malware may not be good enough. But that doesn't mean there isn't an important role for anti-virus to play.

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'Don’t be so concerned with your image'... US prosecutor lets rip on Uber for hack cover-up as pair plead guilty

The Register - Anti-Virus - 31 Říjen, 2019 - 00:14
Scumbags admit extorting $100k from taxi app biz

Two men have confessed they siphoned confidential information from databases hosted in the Amazon cloud, and then demanded payment to delete their copies of the data.…

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Insurance Pays Out a Sliver of Norsk Hydro’s Cyberattack Damages - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 20:47
The company received $3.6 million in cyber insurance - out of $71 million incurred in damages after a massive March cyberattack.
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From Instagram to insta-banned: Facebook wipes NSO Group workers' personal profiles amid WhatsApp hack rap

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 19:34
Go Zuck yourself, fam

Updated  Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are today busy deleting the personal profiles of employees at NSO Group amid an ongoing legal battle.…

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WhatsApp Spyware Attack: Uncovering NSO Group Activity - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 19:33
John Scott-Railton with Citizen Lab, who helped WhatsApp investigate the NSO Group over the alleged WhatsApp hack, said the subsequent lawsuit is a "certified big deal."
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U.S. Universities Get Failing Grades for DMARC Adoption - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 19:04
Of the 200 schools in the report, the University of Pittsburgh and Georgetown University received top marks, with their DMARC policy set to "reject."
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While Apple fanbois rage at Catalina, iGiant quietly drops iOS and macOS security patches

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 17:53
RCEs and all sorts of other vulns plugged, so get installing

Apple has released patches for the hated macOS Catalina – but not to fix the operating system's UI failures. These are security updates also affecting iOS and Apple Watches, and include one that prevents a remote attacker from executing code on your iThings.…

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Murky Details Surround Bed, Bath and Beyond Breach - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 17:42
The housewares giant disclosed a breach with few details-- but security researchers have some theories.
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MSPs Can Now Provide Managed Detection and Response with Cynet 360 - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 14:52
MDR providers can provide a first-of-its-kind solution: Protection across the endpoints, user accounts and the network itself, in one solution.
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Android Malware Plaguing 45K Devices Remains a Mystery - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 13:58
The source of infection behind an increasingly precarious mobile malware is causing researchers to scratch their heads.
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City of Johannesburg, on Second Hit, Refuses to Pay Ransom - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 13:43
A Shadow Kill Hackers attack that compromised the city’s network and shut down key services was the second ransom-related attack on the city in months.
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Got an early iPhone or iPad? Update now or turn it into a paperweight

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 13:26
Calling Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4s or early iPad owners - your device may be about to turn into a vintage technology paperweight.

Sextortion scammers are hijacking blogs – and victims are paying up

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 12:47
Sextortion scammers have started hijacking poorly managed or defunct blogs to expand an increasingly profitable business.

Facebook launches $2m suit against alleged phishing, hacking sites

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 12:33
Facebook is using trademark law to target the operators of sites that imitate or target Facebook and Instagram sites.

Uber sues LA in bid to protect scooter riders’ geolocation data

Sophos Naked Security - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 11:43
The anonymized real-time location data the city's after can easily be associated with riders, thereby jeopardizing their privacy, Uber says.

Europe's digital identity system needs patching after can_we_trust_this function call ignored

The Register - Anti-Virus - 30 Říjen, 2019 - 08:03
ExplicitKeyTrustEvaluator... True, false? Who cares, just accept it anyway

Security flaws have been found in the European Union's electronic identity system that could have been exploited by miscreants to impersonate member states' citizens online.…

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Is HONK nothing sacred HONK? It's 2019 and an evil save file can pwn much-loved HONK Untitled Goose Game

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Říjen, 2019 - 23:32
Please don't forget to HONK deserialize your data safely HONK

Fans of Untitled Goose Game should update their copy of the indie smash-hit following the discovery of a bug that can lead to malicious save files hijacking players' systems.…

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WhatsApp slaps app hacker chaps on the rack for booby-trapped chat: NSO Group accused of illegal hacking by Facebook

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Říjen, 2019 - 22:51
1,400 folks, including human-rights bods, unlawfully spied on it is claimed

Updated  Facebook and its WhatsApp subsidiary on Tuesday sued NSO Group alleging the Israel-based spyware maker unlawfully hacked smartphones using a vulnerability in the popular chat app.…

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