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Warbiking in Perth – how does Wi-Fi security stack up these days?

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Leden, 2018 - 13:57
Perth, Western Australia. Christmas in summer. Warbiking in the sunshine! Here's what we found...

Alleged author of creepy FruitFly macOS malware arrested

Virus Bulletin News - 11 Leden, 2018 - 11:49
A 28-year old man from Ohio has been arrested on suspicion of having created the mysterious FruitFly malware that targeted macOS and used it to spy on its victims.

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Ohio coder accused of infecting Macs, PCs with webcam, browser spyware for 13 years

The Register - Anti-Virus - 11 Leden, 2018 - 02:12
Alleged Fruitfly creator faces decades in prison if guilty

A computer programmer has been accused of hacking, committing identity theft, and creating child pornography after allegedly developing custom malware to take control of thousands of computers.…

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New Year’s #sophospuzzle crossword 2017/2018 – solution and winners!

Sophos Naked Security - 11 Leden, 2018 - 00:41
Here you go - #sophospuzzle crossword, NYE 2017/2018 - the answers and the winners

Leaky credit report biz face massive fines if US senators get their way

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2018 - 21:21
That Equifax hack would have cost the outfit $1.5bn

New legislation introduced in the US Senate by Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) would result in credit reporting agencies being slapped with stiff fines if they play fast and loose with data security.…

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FBI Director Calls Smartphone Encryption an ‘Urgent Public Safety Issue’ - 10 Leden, 2018 - 19:37
The debate over the government's authority to access private encrypted data on digital devices was amplified when the Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray called unbreakable encryption an 'urgent public safety issue.'
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Wi-Fi security overhaul coming with WPA3

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Leden, 2018 - 16:45
Nearly 14 years after it ratified the Wireless Protected Access 2 (WPA2), the Wi-Fi Alliance has given the world a peek at what might be coming next for wireless security.

The threat and security product landscape in 2017

Virus Bulletin News - 10 Leden, 2018 - 15:24
At the start of the new year, Virus Bulletin looks back at the threats seen in the 2017 and at the security products that are available to help mitigate them.

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Marketing ads, soon to be screening on your car dashboard

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Leden, 2018 - 14:26
Get ready for car-delivered ads tailored to your whereabouts and your typical routes.

Smart-toymaker VTech fined over charges of violating child privacy law

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Leden, 2018 - 13:21
The FTC said VTech transmitted and stored information without intrusion prevention, detection or encryption, in spite of policy claims.

Beautiful webchat honeys turn out to be fembots

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Leden, 2018 - 12:57
Here we sit, broken hearted, paid our yuan and the video never started.

Taiwanese cops give malware-laden USB sticks as prizes for security quiz

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2018 - 08:29
What was second prize? We think we'd rather have that

Winners of a security quiz staged by Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau may be wondering why they tried so hard to do well after some of the USB drives handed out as prizes turned out to be wretched hives of malware and villainy.…

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Russia claims it repelled home-grown drone swarm in Syria

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2018 - 08:02
13 explosively armed but cobbled-together drones swarmed airbase

The Russian Defense Ministry has reported that its forces in Syria have been attacked by a swarm of GPS-guided drones carrying improvised explosives.…

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IBM’s complete Meltdown fix won’t land until mid-February

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2018 - 06:58
POWER CPU patches available now or next week, AIX and i OS fixes are more than a month off

IBM’s started to release its own patches for the Meltdown mess and the Spectre SNAFU, which it’s half-confirmed impact its hardware and operating systems, but won’t have a complete fix until mid-February.…

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Intel, Microsoft confess: Meltdown, Spectre may slow your servers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2018 - 06:02
It's getting hard to deny all the new and sluggish benchmarks

Analysis  After spending last week insisting that the performance impact of fixing the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities "should not be significant," Intel on Tuesday tried to maintain that stance even as it acknowledged SYSmark tests assessing post-patch slowdowns ranging from two per cent to 14 per cent.…

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Facebook has open-sourced encrypted group chat

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2018 - 04:01
Governments hate encrypted chat tools on social media, so brace for outrage in 3 ... 2 ...

Updated  Facebook has responded to governments' criticism of cryptography by giving the world an open source encrypted group chat tool.…

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CPU bug patch saga: Antivirus tools caught with their hands in the Windows cookie jar

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Leden, 2018 - 00:49
You're fondling our kernel wrong, grumbles Microsoft

Microsoft's workaround to protect Windows computers from the Intel processor security flaw dubbed Meltdown has revealed the rootkit-like nature of modern security tools.…

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CoffeeMiner project lets you hack public Wi-Fi to mine cryptocoins

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Leden, 2018 - 00:20
Remember how we keep telling you that HTTPS is about more than just privacy? Well, here's a timely reminder why...coffeshop coin mining!

Don't just grab your CPU bug updates – there's a nasty hole in Office, too

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2018 - 23:16
It's 2018 and a Word doc can still pwn your Windows computer

Patch Tuesday  In case you've been hiding under a rock for the entirety of this new year (and we don't blame you if you have) there are a handful of major security flaws that have been dominating the news, and feature prominently in this month's Patch Tuesday update load.…

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Teach citizens IoT dangers, engineering students cybersecurity, Uncle Sam suggests

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Leden, 2018 - 22:52
Govt also worried about IPv6's impact on online security

The US Department of Commerce (DoC) and Department of Homeland Security have put out a draft cybersecurity report that recommends, among other things, that the American government fund a public awareness campaign on IoT security, and make cybersecurity a compulsory part of future engineering degrees.…

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