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US 'security' biz trio Sentinel Labs, Vir2us, SpyChatter accused of lying about certification

The Register - Anti-Virus - 35 min 46 sek zpět
Watchdog forces them to drop claims of privacy protections

Three US companies have settled with the FTC after they were accused of lying about the security safeguards on their customer information.…

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Bang! SHA-1 collides at 38762cf7­f55934b3­4d179ae6­a4c80cad­ccbb7f0a

Sophos Naked Security - 2 hodiny 6 min zpět
Remember how experts have been saying, "Drop SHA-1" for years and years? Now they're saying, "Told you so."

Drones can steal data from infected PCs by spying on blinking LEDs

Sophos Naked Security - 2 hodiny 12 min zpět
Is that a drone hovering outside your office window snooping on your disk's flashing lights? Time to move it away from the window

News in brief: San Diego plans data-gathering smart city upgrade; Amazon says no; judge says no

Sophos Naked Security - 2 hodiny 24 min zpět
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

'First ever' SHA-1 hash collision calculated. All it took were five clever brains... and 6,610 years of processor time

The Register - Anti-Virus - 2 hodiny 30 min zpět
Tired old algo underpinning online security must die now

Google researchers and academics have today demonstrated it is possible – albeit with a lot of computing power – to produce two different documents that have the same SHA-1 hash signature.…

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First Practical SHA-1 Collision Attack Arrives

VirusList.com - 2 hodiny 46 min zpět
Researchers unveiled the first-ever practical collision attack the cryptographic hash function SHA-1.
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Ex-employees sued for £15m over data slurpage ordered to pay up just £2

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 hodiny 25 min zpět
Brit firm 'missed the jackpot', says High Court judge

The High Court in London, UK, has agreed that a company's former employees who took thousands of confidential files away on USB sticks when they quit the firm were indeed naughty – and ordered them to pay damages of just £1 each.…

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Impact of New Linux Kernel DCCP Vulnerability Limited

VirusList.com - 4 hodiny 52 min zpět
Existing mitigations and limitations around a newly disclosed Linux kernel vulnerability in the DCCP module mute the potential impact of local attacks.
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Healthcare data breaches ‘mostly caused by insiders’

Sophos Naked Security - 5 hodin 8 min zpět
With an average of one data breach a day and patchy security practises, healthcare organizations are sitting targets for hackers

How much does Facebook really know about you – and is it right?

Sophos Naked Security - 6 hodin 48 sek zpět
Third-party tools that show you what Facebook can piece together about you are a useful reminder of just how much data you're sharing - but they aren't always accurate

Lawmakers set to overturn broadband privacy rules, as ISPs requested

Sophos Naked Security - 6 hodin 26 min zpět
Congress is preparing to overturn rules that require ISPs to get customers to opt in before selling data

The SHA-1 hashing algorithm has been 'shattered'

Virus Bulletin News - 6 hodin 1 min zpět
Researchers from Google and CWI Amsterdam have created the first known collision of the SHA-1 hashing algorithm, making a very strong case to ditch it.

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Java, Python FTP Injection Attacks Bypass Firewalls

VirusList.com - 6 hodin 44 min zpět
Newly disclosed FTP injection vulnerabilities in Java and Python that are fueled by rather common XML External Entity (XXE) flaws allow for firewall bypasses.
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Publicly Disclosed Windows Vulnerabilities Await Patches

VirusList.com - 8 hodin 3 min zpět
Microsoft's delayed release of its February security bulletins leaves users exposed to a pair of already publicly disclosed vulnerabilities.
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Deutsche Telekom hack suspect arrested at London airport

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 hodin 9 min zpět
Cops probing Mirai telco takedown

UK police have arrested a suspect in connection with an attack that infected nearly 1 million Deutsche Telekom routers last November.…

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Hackers spam Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to spotlight security flaws

Sophos Naked Security - 8 hodin 20 min zpět
Spamming CS:GO game lobbies might be good at getting attention, but is it the right tactic?

Throwback Thursday: Once a researcher...

Virus Bulletin News - 11 hodin 17 min zpět
VB was saddened to learn this week of the passing of one of the pioneers of the AV industry, Ross Greenberg. This Throwback Thursday we look back at an interview with Ross in November 1995.

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Microsoft catches up to Valentine's Day Flash flaw massacre

The Register - Anti-Virus - 13 hodin 29 min zpět
Critical update deals with five ways to do remote code execution on Windows

Microsoft's popped out a Security Update for Adobe Flash.…

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Boffins exfiltrate data by blinking hard drives' LEDs

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 hodin 34 min zpět
Malware? Check. Camera? Check. Let's go sniff passwords

That roll of tape you use to cover the Webcam? Better use some of it on your hard-drive LED, because it can be a data exfiltration vector.…

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Linux kernel gets patch for 11-year-old local-root-hole security bug

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 hodin 6 min zpět
DCCP code cockup lay unnoticed since 2005

Eleven years ago or thereabouts, the Linux kernel got support for the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol – and also got a privilege escalation bug that has just been fixed.…

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