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EternalBlue Exploit Used in Retefe Banking Trojan Campaign - 22 Září, 2017 - 20:02
Banking Trojan Retefe is adopting new WannaCry tricks, adding an EternalBlue module to propagate the malware.
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Cryptomining or online ads – which one floats your boat? [VIDEO]

Sophos Naked Security - 22 Září, 2017 - 19:58
Is cryptomining in the background better than ads in the foreground as a way of earning money to "pay" for free sites?

News in brief: DDoS threat spam; Army logic bomber; Viacom leak

Sophos Naked Security - 22 Září, 2017 - 19:52
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Using infrared cameras to break out of air-gapped networks

Sophos Naked Security - 22 Září, 2017 - 18:36
Invisible data exfiltration from isolated networks

2016 SEC Hack May Have Benefited Insider Trading - 22 Září, 2017 - 17:47
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said this week that hackers managed to infiltrate one of its systems last year, something that likely facilitated insider trading.
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IoT botnet Linux.ProxyM turns its grubby claws to spam rather than DDoS

The Register - Anti-Virus - 22 Září, 2017 - 17:28
I don't know which is worse

An IoT botnet is making a nuisance of itself online after becoming a conduit for spam distribution.…

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Samba Update Patches Two SMB-Related MiTM Bugs - 22 Září, 2017 - 17:00
Samba released three security updates, including two related to SMB connections that could be abused by an attacker already on the network to hijack connections and manipulate traffic or data sent from a client.
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What’s New In Android 8.0 Oreo Security - 22 Září, 2017 - 16:00
Google’s Android security team has turned a corner with 8.0 Oreo, reducing the attack surface, compartmentalizing components and beefing up protection against rogue apps.
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Finance sector is littered with vulns, and guess what – most can be resolved by patching

The Register - Anti-Virus - 22 Září, 2017 - 15:55
But pen-testers have questioned the figures

Security vulnerabilities across the finance sector have increased more than fivefold (418 per cent) in the last four years, according to a study by NCC Group.…

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Threatpost News Wrap, September 22, 2017 - 22 Září, 2017 - 15:00
The Equifax data breach saga so far, a Google HTTPS warnings paper, cryptocurrency mining at the Pirate Bay, and bringing machine learning to passwords are all discussed.
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Ethereum-backed hackathon excavates more security holes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 22 Září, 2017 - 13:51
Smart contracts language easy to use and create exploits with

An Ethereum-backed contest has revealed a few new tricks for disguising malware as the harmless code the network uses to transfer and manipulate funds: digital smart contracts.…

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Equifax has been sending customers to a fake phishing site for weeks

Sophos Naked Security - 22 Září, 2017 - 13:02
A series of blunders to add to the Equifax breach

Mini-Heartbleed info leak bug strikes Apache, airborne malware, NSA algo U-turn, and more

The Register - Anti-Virus - 22 Září, 2017 - 11:01
The security week in review

Roundup  As ever, it's been a doozy of a week for cybersecurity, or lack thereof. The Equifax saga just keeps giving, the SEC admitted it was thoroughly pwned, and Slack doesn't bother to sign its Linux versions. We do spoil you so, Reg readers. And that was only yesterday. Here's the rest of the week's shenanigans we didn't get round to.…

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Test your technical and mental limits in the VB2017 foosball tournament

Virus Bulletin News - 22 Září, 2017 - 09:50
As has become tradition, VB2017 will once again see a security industry table football tournament. Register your team now for some great fun and adrenaline-filled matches in between sessions in Madrid!

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IT plonker stuffed 'destructive' logic bomb into US Army servers in contract revenge attack

The Register - Anti-Virus - 22 Září, 2017 - 02:34
He's now facing 10 years in prison for act of spite

An IT contractor is facing a possible decade behind bars in America for planting a ticking "destructive" time bomb in US military systems.…

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Slain: Unions' US OPM mega-hack lawsuit against Uncle Sam

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Září, 2017 - 20:09
You have to get shafted before you can sue, says court

A lawsuit brought against the hacker-ransacked Office of Personnel Management on behalf of US federal employees has been killed.…

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Iranian APT33 Targets US Firms with Destructive Malware - 21 Září, 2017 - 19:54
APT33 targets petrochemical, aerospace and energy sector firms based in U.S., Saudi Arabia and South Korea with destructive malware linked to StoneDrill.
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How BitPaymer ransomware covers its tracks

Sophos Naked Security - 21 Září, 2017 - 19:41
This BitPaymer malware variant uses tricks that you don't usually see in ransomware - but it still scrambles your files in the end.

SEC 'fesses to security breach, says swiped info likely used for dodgy stock-market trading

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Září, 2017 - 19:34
EDGAR database a veritable goldmine of financial tips

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has admitted that hackers broke into its corporate filling system last year.…

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The case against running Windows XP is more subtle than we think it is

Virus Bulletin News - 21 Září, 2017 - 19:27
Greater Manchester Police is one of many organizations still running Windows XP on some of its systems. This is bad practice, but the case against running XP is far more subtle than we often pretend it is.

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