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Email scammers extract over $300m a month from American suits' pockets

2 hodiny 57 min zpět
FinCEN has recovered more than $500m to date

While you're sweating to make an honest crust, email scammers are counting at least $301m in untaxed takings every month in the US alone, according to research by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.…

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Turning it off and on again IN SPAAACE! ISS animal-tracker kit needs oldest trick in the book

8 hodin 25 min zpět
There's a bit more to it than leaning down and fumbling for reset switch, though

Icarus – the ambitious project to track hundreds of thousands of animals from space – has hit an unexpected delay after a specialised computer installed on board the International Space Station (ISS) refused to work as intended.…

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It was totally Samsung's fault that crims stole your personal info from a Samsung site, says Samsung-blaming Sprint

17 hodin 42 min zpět
Just in case we've not made ourselves clear, Samsung screwed you over, adds Sprint

Sprint has told some of its subscribers that a piss-poor Samsung website exposed their personal details to the internet.…

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Let's open the Mystery Data Security Blunder box, and see what's inside today... Ah! Hotel reservations and more

18 hodin 37 min zpět
Public-facing insecure ElasticSearch silo found, reported, hidden from view

Updated  Internal hotel biz documents and guest bookings were exposed to everyone on the public internet from an unsecured database managed by tech provider AavGo, it is claimed.…

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Maybe double-check that HMRC email? UK taxman remains a fave among the phisherfolk

16 Červenec, 2019 - 19:00
And Windows XP is alive and not well in the public sector

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has had another busy year trying to disrupt cybercrime.…

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Patch now before you get your NAS kicked: Iomega storage boxes leave millions of files open to the internet

16 Červenec, 2019 - 15:00
API blunder exposes data, fix incoming from Lenovo

Lenovo is emitting an emergency firmware patch for Iomega NAS devices after the network-attached storage boxes were discovered inadvertently offering millions of files to the internet via an insecure software interface.…

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Amadeus! Amadeus! Pwn me Amadeus! Airline check-in bug may have exposed all y'all boarding passes to spies

16 Červenec, 2019 - 12:00
Patched IDOR hole would have been child's play to exploit

Updated  A now-patched vulnerability in the Amadeus flight reservation system – used by airlines around the planet – could, or may, have been exploited by miscreants to view strangers' boarding passes.…

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Symantec share price nose dives after rumored Broadcom biz gobble taken off the menu

15 Červenec, 2019 - 20:55
Looks like the ailing security shop priced itself out of an acquisition by chip giant

Symantec's share price has plunged on reports that its planned merger with Broadcom has fallen through.…

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Malicious code ousted from PureScript's npm installer – but who put it there in the first place?

15 Červenec, 2019 - 08:04
Account hijacking claimed by some but it may just be a developer behaving badly

Another JavaScript package in the npm registry - the installer for PureScript - has been tampered with, leading project maintainers to revise their software to purge the malicious code.…

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New old Windows bug emerges, your 'strong' password is anything but, plus plenty more

15 Červenec, 2019 - 07:31
What you need to know from infosec land lately

Roundup  Here is a brief look at some of the other security stories floating around right now.…

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Brilliant Boston boffins blow big borehole in Bluetooth's ballyhooed barricades: MAC addy randomization broken

12 Červenec, 2019 - 22:31
Scrambling addresses can't always hide you from stalkers, say eggheads

A team of US academics have proposed a simple method to defeat the Bluetooth LE standard's anti-tracking measures.…

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Blah blah Blaha: Slovak infosec firm ESET sues politico who called them 'outrageous fascists'

12 Červenec, 2019 - 22:00
He also said they're working with the CIA

Infosec company ESET is reportedly suing a member of the Slovakian Parliament for insulting it over social media.…

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UK Home Secretary doubles down on cops' deeply flawed facial recognition trials

12 Červenec, 2019 - 15:30
1984 is not an instruction manual, and yet here we are

As if further indication was needed of Britain's slide into a surveillance state, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has backed highly flawed police trials of facial recognition cameras.…

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Train maker's coder goes loco, choo-choo-chooses to flee to China with top-secret code – allegedly

12 Červenec, 2019 - 02:38
Good luck ever finding this guy again after, dare we say, his life jumped the tracks

A software developer fled to China from America with vital train transportation system computer code, US prosecutors have alleged.…

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Oh, lovely, a bipartisan election hack alert law bill for Mitch McConnell to feed into the shredder

11 Červenec, 2019 - 23:25
Proposed legislation would force Homeland Security to sound alarm on voting system intrusions

Two US lawmakers are pushing a bipartisan bill that would force the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to alert the public of hacking attempts on election computer systems.…

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London cop illegally used police database to monitor investigation into himself

11 Červenec, 2019 - 14:48
And now he's a convicted criminal – but still in uniform

A serving Metropolitan police officer who illegally accessed a police database to monitor a criminal investigation into his own conduct has pleaded guilty to crimes under the UK's Computer Misuse Act.…

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Wondering how to whack Zoom's dodgy hidden web server on your Mac? No worries, Apple's done it for you

11 Červenec, 2019 - 13:44
iGiant acts to protect users

Apple has pushed a silent update to Macs, disabling the hidden web server installed by the popular Zoom web-conferencing software.…

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Scots NHS symptom checker pings Facebook, Google and other ad peddlers

11 Červenec, 2019 - 11:45
Privacy, what privacy? You can save our lives but you'll never take our data. Oh, damn, you already have

Exclusive  NHS Inform, Scotland’s answer to the NHS 111 Online health symptom checker website, is calling user tracking elements from Google and Facebook.…

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Dodgy-govt fave FinSpy snoopware is back and badder than ever for Android and iOS kit

11 Červenec, 2019 - 10:15
Dictators, er, er, freedom-loving leaders' spyware choice gets upgrade, claims Kaspersky

A nasty new variant of the FinSpy snoopware tool that infects and slurps data from Android and iOS phones and tablets is being peddled, we're told.…

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Sea Turtle hackers head to the Mediterranean, snag Greece's TLD registrar as a souvenir

11 Červenec, 2019 - 06:48
Chance to hack Hellenic targets better than a bottle of Metaxa

Miscreants notorious for hijacking traffic to victims' servers by changing their DNS records have been accused of hacking a top domain-name registrar in Greece.…

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