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Sprawling Mobile Espionage Campaign Targets Android Devices

VirusList.com - 18 Leden, 2018 - 23:59
A massive mobile espionage campaign has been collecting troves of sensitive personal information since 2012, according to a new report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security firm Lookout.
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Sad-sack Anon calling himself 'Mr Cunnilingus' online is busted for DDoSing ex-bosses

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 22:23
Electronics tutor's taunts come back to haunt him

An electronics technician pleaded guilty on Wednesday to orchestrating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on a former employer and other organizations – and to unlawfully possessing a firearm as a former felon.…

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Google Awards Record $112,500 Bounty for Android Exploit Chain

VirusList.com - 18 Leden, 2018 - 19:14
Prolific Google bug hunter Guang Gong earns highest ever Android Security Rewards payout.
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Someone is touting a mobile, PC spyware platform called Dark Caracal to governments

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 17:00
Hundreds of gigabytes already slurped, say EFF and Lookout

An investigation by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security biz Lookout has uncovered Dark Caracal, a surveillance-toolkit-for-hire that has been used to suck huge amounts of data from Android mobiles and Windows desktop PCs around the world.…

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Investigation outs Dark Caracal, the high-tech spying network for hire to governments

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 17:00
Advanced surveillance system puts mobile first for stealing data

An investigation by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security firm Lookout have uncovered Dark Caracal, a highly advanced spying platform sucking huge amounts of data from mobiles and desktops around the world.…

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Intel Says Firmware Fixes for Spectre and Meltdown Affecting Newer Chips

VirusList.com - 18 Leden, 2018 - 16:53
Intel says its firmware updates for Meltdown and Spectre are causing additional reboots and hits to performance.
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F-35 'incomparable' to Harrier jump jet, top test pilot tells <i>El Reg</i>

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 16:27
Naturally we demanded proof – and we got it

Interview  What's it like to fly an F-35 fighter jet? We interviewed the chief British test pilot about a uniquely British flying technique – and then had a play with a full cockpit simulator to find out for ourselves.…

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Google fuels up Chromecast Wi-Fi flooding fix

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 15:27
It lands today

Google has confirmed plans to issue a patch for Chromecast and Google Home aimed at resolving a traffic flooding problem that was swamping home networks.…

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And Oracle E-biz suite makes 3: Package also vulnerable to exploit used by cryptocurrency miner

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 14:26
Hat trick!

A third Oracle enterprise package has been patched against a crypto-mining exploit.…

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Yes, Hawaii emergency management stuck a password on a sticky note

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Leden, 2018 - 13:20
... and nobody bothered to vet the photo taken of that sticky note and distributed by AP.

Hijackers DM @realDonaldTrump from former Fox News hosts’ accounts

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Leden, 2018 - 12:49
The hackers tweeted out love for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: "We love turkish soldiers, we love Erdogan, we love Turkey."

BlackWallet cryptocurrency site loses users’ money after DNS hijack

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Leden, 2018 - 12:18
Another site in the booming cryptocurrency wallet sector has been hacked after what looks like a simple DNS hijacking attack.

SkyGoFree malware spies on your Android phone and your messages

Sophos Naked Security - 18 Leden, 2018 - 11:05
The Android malware "SkyGoFree" pretends to be a security update, but it's actually a powerful spyware and remote control tool.

VTech fondleslabs for kids 'still vulnerable' despite sanctions

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 10:02
Researchers claim flaws remain more than two years later

New InnoTab child learning devices still have the same security flaw first found by researchers at Pen Test Partners two years ago.…

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Mozilla edict: 'Web-accessible' features need 'secure contexts'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 08:55
If an API or feature needs the 'net, it needs HTTPS under Mozilla's new plan

Mozilla has decided to further locking down the Internet with the announcement that developers can only access new Firefox features from what it calls “secure contexts”.…

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North Korea's finest spent 2017 distributing RATs, wipers, and phish

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 07:30
And sent them mostly to South Korea, naturally

South Korea was the target of a barrage of malware campaigns last year.…

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Industrial systems scrambling to catch up with Meltdown, Spectre

The Register - Anti-Virus - 18 Leden, 2018 - 06:01
Some confessions, but 'watch this space' is the more common reaction - when there is one

Vendors of industrial systems have joined the long list of vendors responding responses to the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities.…

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Attackers Use Microsoft Office Vulnerabilities to Spread Zyklon Malware

VirusList.com - 18 Leden, 2018 - 00:26
Hackers are exploiting three Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to spread the Zyklon HTTP malware .
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Who's using 2FA? Sweet FA. Less than 10% of Gmail users enable two-factor authentication

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Leden, 2018 - 22:33
Your daily dose of digital depression

Usenix Enigma  It has been nearly seven years since Google introduced two-factor authentication for Gmail accounts, but virtually no one is using it.…

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Oracle Ships 237 Fixes in Latest Critical Patch Update

VirusList.com - 17 Leden, 2018 - 21:42
Enterprise applications from Oracle and others could be becoming juicier targets for attackers.
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