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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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Cloud computing giant PCM hacked

1 Červenec, 2019 - 14:33
The attackers allegedly stole admin credentials for Office 365 accounts, and planned to use stolen data to conduct gift card fraud.

Crave that Instagram verified badge? Don’t fall for this login-stealing scam

1 Červenec, 2019 - 12:13
It's yet another way to trick Instagram users out of their login credentials. Don't fall for it, lest your account be hijacked!

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

1 Červenec, 2019 - 10:54
From the controversial DeepNude app to the Molotov-cocktail-throwing hacker who dropped his USB stick - and everything in between.

$50 DeepNude app undresses women with a single click

28 Červen, 2019 - 14:25
"I'm not a voyeur, I'm a technology enthusiast,” says the creator, who combined deepfake AI with a need for cash to get ka-CHING!

Mozilla’s bizarre robo-surfer project demonstrates ad snooping

28 Červen, 2019 - 12:44
In an effort to show you how advertisers snoop on your surfing activity, Mozilla is offering you the chance to pretend that you're someone else.

Google Maps shortcut turns into 100-car mud pie in farmer’s field

28 Červen, 2019 - 11:50
Trying to save 20 minutes, 100 drivers took a Google Maps shortcut... into a field, where the mud-stuck cars then caused a 2-hour delay.

Cryptocurrency phish dials back the fear, cranks up the politeness

28 Červen, 2019 - 01:49
Spammers and scammers are getting better at spelling and grammar - so make sure you aren't relying on language alone to spot phishes...

Tesla 3 navigation system fooled with GPS spoofing

27 Červen, 2019 - 17:16
Cybersecurity researchers have fooled the Tesla Model 3's automatic navigation system into rapidly braking and taking a wrong turn on the highway.

YouTube’s antics with kids’ data prompts call for FTC to force change

27 Červen, 2019 - 15:53
Sen. Markey and 2 consumer groups said the Google-owned service must comply with COPPA and should be held accountable for not doing so.

FTC crackdown targets operators behind 1 billion robocalls

27 Červen, 2019 - 15:49
It's a drop in the “4.7 billion robocalls placed per month” bucket, but hey, it's better than nothing!

Are heart monitors the next big thing in biometrics?

27 Červen, 2019 - 15:37
After fingers, the iris of the eye, ears and even lips, it was probably inevitable that someone would propose the human heart might be the next big thing in biometric security.

Hacker threw Molotov cocktail, dropped USB drive of his DDoS deeds

26 Červen, 2019 - 13:05
Those things drop out of pockets at the worst times. Like, say, when you're hurling a bomb at a brick-and-mortar that you've also DDoSed.

Social engineering forum hacked, user data dumped on rival site

26 Červen, 2019 - 12:50
Social Engineered, dedicated to the “Art of Human Hacking,” was gutted, with 55,121 users' details leaked on the same day as the hack.

VLC media player gets biggest security update ever

26 Červen, 2019 - 12:49
Maintainers of the world’s most popular open source media player, VLC, has issued the biggest single set of security fixes in the program’s history.

Google creates educational tools to help kids spot fake news

26 Červen, 2019 - 12:47
Google has expanded its internet safety guide for children with techniques and games to help them be more info-literate online.

Serious Security: Rambleed attacks blunted – the OpenSSH way

25 Červen, 2019 - 19:49
Here's a way to keep secrets safe in memory, even in a world of hardware-level leakage due to tricks like Rambleed, Spectre and more.

WeTransfer sends user file links to wrong people

25 Červen, 2019 - 13:22
Popular file transfer service WeTransfer faces embarrassment this week after admitting that it had mailed file links to the wrong users.

Presidential text alerts are open to spoofing attacks, warn researchers

25 Červen, 2019 - 12:48
Researchers have shown that it’s technically possible for hackers to target the US Presidential text Alerts system to send fake messages.

Government agencies still send sensitive files via hackable .zips

25 Červen, 2019 - 12:47
Senator Ron Wyden has written to NIST asking for guidance and training for government staff in how to share files securely.

Cop awarded $585K after colleagues snooped on her via license database

25 Červen, 2019 - 12:46
Krekelberg alleged that 58 fellow officers broke a federal privacy law by searching for her driver’s license data without any reason.