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German cops arrest student suspected of running infamous dark-web souk

1 Listopad, 2022 - 06:28
Deutschland im Deep Web destroyed

A 22-year-old student German federal police believe to be the administrator of one of the largest German-speaking, dark-web forums has been arrested. …

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Unofficial fix emerges for Windows bug abused to infect home PCs with ransomware

1 Listopad, 2022 - 04:48
Broken code signature? LGTM, says Microsoft OS

A cybersecurity firm has issued another unofficial patch to squash a bug in Windows that Microsoft has yet to fix, with this hole being actively exploited to spread ransomware.…

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India's Home Ministry cracks down on predatory lending apps following suicides

1 Listopad, 2022 - 04:15
Local media say they're China backed, Ministry only mentions organized crime

India's Home Ministry has asked state governments to crack down on illegal lending apps it says have led to "multiple suicides by citizens owing to harassment, blackmail, and harsh recovery methods."…

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Education tech giant gets an F for security after sensitive info on 40 million users stolen

31 Říjen, 2022 - 23:54
Chegg it out: Four blunders in four years

Sloppy data security at education tech giant Chegg exposed students and workers' personal information not once but four times in various ways over four years, according to the FTC. …

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The White House's global ransomware summit couldn't come at a better time

31 Říjen, 2022 - 18:30
As cyber threats ramp up, businesses and organizations will be hoping for more than platitudes

The White House has begun its second annual International Counter Ransomware Summit in which Biden administration officials will convene with representatives of three dozen nations, the EU, and private business to discuss the growing threat posed by data-destroying cyber attacks.…

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Ordinary web access request or command to malware?

31 Říjen, 2022 - 17:30
Cranefly group unleashes nasty little technique using Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) logs

A threat group that targets corporate emails is delivering dropper malware through a novel technique that uses Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) logs to send commands disguised as web access requests.…

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Apple patches actively exploited iPhone, iPad kernel vulns

31 Říjen, 2022 - 08:32
Plus: Misconfigured server leaks Thomson Reuters data; VMware patches critical flaw in retired software; MalwareBytes apologies for a hoodie

In brief  Apple has patched an iOS and iPad OS vulnerability that's already been exploited.…

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Singapore hosts ICS/OT cybersecurity training extravaganza

31 Říjen, 2022 - 04:00
Two great SANS events for APAC cyber security professionals to boost their ICS knowledge and skills

Sponsored Post  Cybercriminals generally respect no limits or boundaries, but there is evidence to suggest that they are singling out industrial control systems (ICS) and operational technology (OT) systems such as supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) platforms in the Asia Pacific region which may represent easier targets for their attention.…

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Indian government creates body with power to order social media content takedowns

31 Říjen, 2022 - 00:32
PLUS: China’s digital currency surges; Infosys tax portals wobble again; Singapore crypto protections; and more

Asia In Brief  India's government has given itself the power to compel social networks to take down content.…

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