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Serious Security: The GLitch “row hammering” attack

Sophos Naked Security - 5 Květen, 2018 - 02:27
How the graphics chip in your mobile phone could allow crooks to deliver malware via your browser - no app download required.

Cookie code compromise caper caught and crumbled

The Register - Anti-Virus - 5 Květen, 2018 - 01:37
Ploy to plant malware in NPM's JavaScript registry foiled

NPM, the biz responsible for the Node Package Manager for JavaScript and Node.js, has caught a miscreant trying to tamper with web cookie modules on Wednesday and managed to exile the individual and associated code before significant harm was done.…

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Report: Intel Facing New Spectre-Like Security Flaws - 4 Květen, 2018 - 22:38
Intel may be facing as many as eight new Spectre-level vulnerabilities in its chips, a German magazine alleges.
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Pr0nbot is Back – and Evading Twitter Censors - 4 Květen, 2018 - 22:36
A rapidly swelling botnet of Twitter accounts advertising “adult dating”-themed scam websites has at least 80,000 nodes to date.
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Abbott Addresses Life-Threatening Flaw in 350K Cardiac Devices - 4 Květen, 2018 - 21:27
A backdoor could be exploited to allow an attacker to manipulate the implants and cause heart problems and even death,
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Breakthrough pushes Quantum Key Distribution beyond 500km

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Květen, 2018 - 18:37
It's getting better, but is it getting better fast enough?

Tech companies resist government hacking back and backdoors

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Květen, 2018 - 14:09
The US government is coming after cybersecurity with a multi-pronged pitchfork.

350,000 cardiac devices need a security patch

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Květen, 2018 - 13:13
The devices are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks and at risk of sudden battery loss.

Penetrate the mind of the cyber criminal at SANS London July 2018

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Květen, 2018 - 11:27
Sharpen your defensive skills

Promo  As the security landscape constantly changes, keeping your data and systems safe from a growing variety of attacks becomes more challenging than ever.…

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Lakes on the moon? Boffins think they've found the evidence

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Květen, 2018 - 09:33
Watery remains of meteorites could be trapped in craters

A team of physicists have uncovered evidence that the Moon may have had liquid water on its surface at one point.…

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Twitter admits to password storage blunder – change your password now!

Sophos Naked Security - 4 Květen, 2018 - 02:20
Twitter has been storing your password safely in its database - but not in its logs, where it's been writing plaintext passwords by mistake.

Fresh fright of data-spilling Spectre CPU design flaws haunt Intel

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Květen, 2018 - 01:59
Chipzilla checking fresh set of CVEs in chip side-channel flaw

Researchers have unearthed a fresh new set of ways attackers could potentially exploit data-leaking Spectre CPU vulnerabilities in Intel chips.…

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It's World (Terrible) Password (Advice) Day!

The Register - Anti-Virus - 4 Květen, 2018 - 01:35
Frequently change your one random password – that's the ticket

It's World Password Day! And you know what that means: all the effort you've put into trying to persuade people to rethink how they do passwords turns to mush because some company sees a PR opportunity and floods social media with terrible advice.…

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Twitter Urges Users to Change Passwords Due to Glitch - 4 Květen, 2018 - 00:13
A glitch caused Twitter passwords to be stored in plain text on an internal log.
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European Space Agency wants in on quantum comms satellites

The Register - Anti-Virus - 3 Květen, 2018 - 23:08
It's fun to kick entangled photons into spaaaace

The European Space Agency is looking to build a communications satellite to send data securely using quantum key distribution.…

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Twitter: No big deal, but everyone needs to change their password

The Register - Anti-Virus - 3 Květen, 2018 - 22:55
Biz does a GitHub, downplays security blunder as log file of credentials left unencrypted

Twitter is ringing in World Password Day by notifying its users, all 330 million of them, that their login credentials were left unencrypted in an internal log file and should be changed.…

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Hurry up patching those Oracle bugs: Attackers aren't waiting

The Register - Anti-Virus - 3 Květen, 2018 - 22:26
Honeypots swarmed on within three hours of patch release

Security experts are advising administrators to hurry up installing Oracle patches after finding that attackers are quick to target their vulnerabilities.…

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MassMiner Takes a Kitchen-Sink Approach to Cryptomining - 3 Květen, 2018 - 22:26
The malware targets Windows servers with a cornucopia of well-known exploits, all within a single executable -- including the EternalBlue NSA hacking tool.
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Phone Maker BLU Settles with FTC Over Unauthorized User Data Extraction - 3 Květen, 2018 - 22:14
Florida-based phone maker BLU is facing an FTC complaint over allegations it shared detailed personal user data with a third-party firm that included full text messages, call logs and contact lists.
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A Look Inside: Bug Bounties and Pen Testing - 3 Květen, 2018 - 21:57
Threatpost talks to Christie Terrill of Bishop Fox about the pros and cons of using bug bounty programs versus penetration testing for companies.
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