Sophos Naked Security

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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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New year, new career? How some Sophos experts got into cybersecurity

14 Leden, 2019 - 22:32
We asked a number of people working in different roles at Sophos how they made their way into the industry.

Shutdown hits government websites as certificates begin to expire

14 Leden, 2019 - 15:32
The US government shutdown is affecting more than just physical sites like national parks and monuments.

10 years for Boston Children’s Hospital attacker

14 Leden, 2019 - 12:47
Martin Gottesfeld said he wishes he “had done more” than knock out BCH’s network for at least two weeks.

USB-C Authentication sounds great, so why are people worried?

14 Leden, 2019 - 12:23
USB-C Authentication could banish USB threats forever, but it might also mean you're tied to buying ‘approved’ accessories.

Facebook exec gets SWATted

14 Leden, 2019 - 12:17
The imposter claimed to be the Facebook exec and said he'd shot his wife, tied up his kids and planted pipe bombs “all over the place.”

Monday review – the hot 22 stories of the week

14 Leden, 2019 - 11:48
From vulnerable 2FA codes to phishing to critical flaws for Adobe Acrobat and Reader, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.

Ep. 014 – Rickrolls, Acrobat and zombie hands [PODCAST]

12 Leden, 2019 - 02:10
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - enjoy!

Old tweets reveal hidden secrets

11 Leden, 2019 - 13:45
Old Twitter posts could reveal more about you than you think, according to researchers, even if you didn’t explicitly mention it.

2FA codes can be phished by new pentest tool

11 Leden, 2019 - 13:25
A researcher has published a tool called Modlishka, capable of phishing 2FA codes sent by SMS or authentication apps.

Trading site data leak sprayed out keys to users’ accounts

11 Leden, 2019 - 11:59
A trader believes he could easily have obtained admin access to the site and potentially have stolen the funds of its 600,000 users.

El Chapo was brought down by a sysadmin

11 Leden, 2019 - 11:30
Christian Rodriguez says he set up secure VoIP communications for the cartel: a system whose encryption keys he wound up giving to the FBI.

You can’t delete Facebook from some Androids and people aren’t happy

10 Leden, 2019 - 21:27
The #DeleteFacebook movement may be growing, but many Samsung users are having a tough time scraping the social network’s preinstalled software from their phones.

Facebook violated tough new cybersecurity law, says Vietnam

10 Leden, 2019 - 21:15
The law brought sweeping new powers, allowing authorities to force technology companies to hand over user data and to censor posts.

Update now! Microsoft and Adobe’s January 2019 Patch Tuesday is here

10 Leden, 2019 - 15:40
After a busy sequence of updates in October, November, and December, the new year’s first Patch Tuesday promises a lighter workload.

Supreme Court refuses to hear Fiat Chrysler appeal in Jeep hacking case

10 Leden, 2019 - 15:27
The court's action means that one of the first legal cases involving cyber security risks in cars will go to trial in October.

IoT weaknesses leave hot tub owners in deep water

9 Leden, 2019 - 14:48
It looks as if at least one hot tub maker has left robust security off the to-do list.

Some Android apps are secretly sharing your data with Facebook

9 Leden, 2019 - 13:55
Apps have been secretly sharing usage data with Facebook, even when users are logged - or don’t have an account at all.

Zerodium’s waving fatter payouts for zero-day bug hunters

9 Leden, 2019 - 13:06
Any chance we could appeal to your conscience and integrity and put in a call for ethical disclosure?

How to share photos – without using Facebook

9 Leden, 2019 - 12:29
There are other options for photo sharing that don't hand over every pixel to the Facebook megamind.

Politicians who block social media users are violating First Amendment

9 Leden, 2019 - 12:27
The difference between a personal vs. an official social media account was at the crux of the case decided on Monday.