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Uni staffer's health info blabbed in email list snafu

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 15:46
University leaks personal data for 2nd time in 5 months

The University of East Anglia has been involved in a personal data breach for the second time in five months.…

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Microsoft Provides Guidance on Mitigating DDE Attacks

VirusList.com - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 15:15
Microsoft published guidance for Windows admins on how to safely disable Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) fields in Office that are being used to spread malware in email-based attacks.
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Not even ordering pizza is safe from the browser crypto-mining scourge

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 13:33
Coin Hive JavaScript increasingly pops up in top 3 million websites

A total of 2,531 of the top 3 million websites (1 in 1,000) are running the Coin Hive miner, according to new stats from analytics firm Red Volcano.…

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No jail time for botnet creator who promises to go straight

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 13:26
Tiernan was involved in the development of the botnet for 14 months until he was raided by the FBI

Mr. Robot eps3.4_runtime-err0r.r00 – the security review

Sophos Naked Security - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 11:36
Here's our dissection of the computer security stuff in the half-way episode of Mr. Robot 3...

Vulnerabilities play only a tiny role in the security risks that come with mobile phones

Virus Bulletin News - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 11:04
Both bad news (all devices were pwnd) and good news (pwning is increasingly difficult) came from the most recent mobile Pwn2Own competition. But the practical security risks that come with using mobile phones have little to do with vulnerabilities.

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Evil pixels: Researcher demos data-theft over screen-share protocols

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 08:02
Users see white noise, attackers see whatever they just stole from you

It's the kind of thinking you expect from someone who lives in a volcano lair: exfiltrating data from remote screen pixel values.…

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Microsoft pals up with partners for threat-hunting

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 07:30
Bitdefender integration with Windows Defender ATP in preview; Lookout, Ziften soon

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection first landed as a public preview in September, and now its general availability, Microsoft has announced a bunch of partners to give it cross-platform support: Bitdefender for Linux and macOS, Lookout for iOS and Android, and Ziften for macOS and Linux).…

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Brit moron tried buying a car bomb on dark web, posted it to his address. Now he's screwed

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 07:02
Wannabe terror teen found guilty, faces sentencing

A British teenager who tried to order a car bomb on the dark web and get it delivered to his address has been found guilty this week.…

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Intel's super-secret Management Engine firmware now glimpsed, fingered via USB

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 06:11
As creator of OS on the chips calls out Chipzilla

Positive Technologies, which in September said it has a way to drill into Intel's secretive Management Engine technology buried deep in its chipsets, has dropped more details on how it pulled off the infiltration.…

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Quantum computers could crack Bitcoin, but fixes are available now

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Listopad, 2017 - 04:45
Shor, we need a new sig scheme

An international group of quantum boffins reckons Bitcoin could be broken by the year 2027.…

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The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 23:17
Joins Equifax and Verizon execs to explain pitiful security

Poor Marissa Mayer. After selling off Yahoo! and floating away on her golden parachute, she must have been looking for a nice rest. But US Congress wanted her to explain how every single user account on the portal got hacked.…

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The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 23:17
Joins Equifax and Verizon execs to explain pitiful security

Poor Marissa Meyer. After selling off Yahoo! and floating away on her golden parachute, she must have been looking for a nice rest. But Congress wanted her to explain how every single user account on the portal got hacked.…

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IoT is Insecure, Get Over It! Say Researchers

VirusList.com - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 21:29
Security experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, contemplate the larger universe of the Internet of things and security.
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Is Wi-Fi still safe to use? [VIDEO]

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 19:51
Sophos security expert Luke Groves talks us through the question, "Is Wi-Fi still safe to use?"

Hundreds of Millions in Digital Currency Remains Frozen

VirusList.com - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 19:31
Between $150 million and $300 million in digital currency called ether remains inaccessible today after a user said he “accidentally” triggered a vulnerability that froze the funds in the popular Parity wallet.
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Hijackers deface 800 school websites with pro-Islamic State messages

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 18:55
Early Monday morning, the websites for about 800 US schools and school districts were hijacked

Employee surveillance – how far is too far?

Sophos Naked Security - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 18:36
Big Brother Bossman may be monitoring every key you tap, every post you make, every site you see

Google Patches KRACK Vulnerability in Android

VirusList.com - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 16:10
Google this week finally addressed the KRACK vulnerability in Android, three weeks after the WPA2 protocol flaw was publicly disclosed.
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Privacy Clouds Form Over Mantistek Gaming Keyboard

VirusList.com - 8 Listopad, 2017 - 14:00
Questions brew over whether Mantistek GK2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is snooping on users as they type.
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