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Nuclear missile contractor hacked in Maze ransomware attack

4 hodiny 1 min zpět
Attackers hacked and encrypted the computers of a contractor whose clients include the US military, government agencies and major military contractors.

Google deletes Indian app that deleted Chinese apps

6 hodin 47 min zpět
Google has deleted an app from the Play Store that offered to delete Android software associated with China.

Firefox fixes cryptographic data leakage in latest security update

3 Červen, 2020 - 18:37
How time flies - the latest four-weekly Firefox update is out.

VMware flaw allows takeover of multiple private clouds

3 Červen, 2020 - 17:23
VMWare’s VMware Cloud Director has a security flaw that researchers believe could be exploited to compromise multiple customer accounts using the same cloud infrastructure.

Amtrak breached, some customers’ logins and PII potentially exposed

3 Červen, 2020 - 17:09
The US rail service hasn't disclosed the number of passengers affected in a 16 April breach.

We won! Naked Security scoops “Legends of security” award

3 Červen, 2020 - 09:54
We're absolutely delighted - delighted and proud! - to report that we won not one but two awards at last night's European Security Blogger Awards 2020.

The mystery of the expiring Sectigo web certificate

2 Červen, 2020 - 18:48
If you're getting TLS connection errors that suddenly started this weekend, a tired old encryption library might be the problem.

Hacker posts database stolen from Dark Net free hosting provider DH

2 Červen, 2020 - 15:26
Some 7,600 dark-web sites were obliterated in an attack on the most popular provider of .onion free hosting services, Daniel's Hosting.

Crime agency turns to Google ads to deter teen DDoS hackers

2 Červen, 2020 - 15:01
The UK's National Crime Agency has hit on a simple way to stop teens from being sucked into cybercrime – using Google Ads.

No password required! “Sign in with Apple” account takeover flaw patched

1 Červen, 2020 - 17:19
A bug bounty hunter found a way to login using "Sign in with Apple"... but without the part where you have to put in a password.

Github uncovers malicious ‘Octopus Scanner’ targeting developers

1 Červen, 2020 - 12:28
GitHub has uncovered a form of malware that spreads via infected repositories on its system.

Facebook to verify identities on accounts that churn out viral posts

1 Červen, 2020 - 12:14
Hopefully it's a COVID-19 version of what it did post-2016 elections, when it required verification of those buying political or issue ads.

Monday review – the hot 15 stories of the week

1 Červen, 2020 - 11:51
From iPhone jailbreaks to questions about the dark web, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time!

Clearview AI facial recogition sued again – this time by ACLU

29 Květen, 2020 - 16:41
Clearview AI, the company that's scraped billions of images to build a facial recognition system, is getting sued again.

COVID-19 tests, PPE and antivirual drugs find a home on the dark web

29 Květen, 2020 - 13:15
COVID-19 testing kits, Hydroxychloroquine and PPE - it's all for sale on the dark web.

Windows 10 adds new security and privacy features in May update

29 Květen, 2020 - 12:15
Windows 10 release 2004 is out, with a slew of new features, including several updates to its security and privacy.

Google sued by Arizona for tracking users’ locations in spite of settings

29 Květen, 2020 - 12:08
Maps, weather, searches et al. suck up location data in the background, even if Tracking is turned off. Arizona says it's consumer fraud.

Inside a ransomware gang’s attack toolbox

28 Květen, 2020 - 20:10
Ransomware's changed a lot over the years - here's a peek into a criminal gang's current toolbox...

S2 Ep 41: Super-sized ransomware, FBI v Apple and AirPods hot or not – Naked Security Podcast

28 Květen, 2020 - 16:04
The latest Naked Security podcast is out now!

Pablo Escobar’s brother sues Apple for $2.6b over FaceTime flaw

28 Květen, 2020 - 15:06
Roberto Escobar says a FaceTime eavesdropping bug led to his address being leaked, assassination threats, and being forced into hiding.