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You've got to be kitten: Vet recruiter told to pay £1k after pinching info from ex-employer

1 hodina 24 min zpět
Don't horse about with personal data, watchdog warns

A vet recruitment consultant that squirrelled away the personal details of almost 300 people from his former employer was today slapped on the wrists by the UK's information watchdog.…

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Summoners of web tsunamis have moved to layer 7, says Cloudflare

7 hodin 42 min zpět
DDoS launchers increasingly target application processes instead of flooding networks

Attackers have noticed that the world is getting better at fending off massive distributed denial-of-service attacks, and are trying to overwhelm application processes instead.…

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Victoria's educational apps-for-students let creeps contact kids

10 hodin 18 min zpět
World+Dog can contact any student via a shared doc

UPDATED  Google and the Victorian Department of Education have set parents, students, teachers, and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner a poser: at what point does a feature become a vulnerability? Or just too creepy to put in front of kids?…

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Microsoft, Google: We've found a fourth data-leaking Meltdown-Spectre CPU hole

21 Květen, 2018 - 23:00
Design blunder exists in Intel, AMD, Arm, Power processors

A fourth variant of the data-leaking Meltdown-Spectre security flaws in modern processors has been found by Microsoft and Google researchers.…

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Penetration tester pokes six holes in Dell EMC's RecoverPoint products

21 Květen, 2018 - 18:07
Three fixed, including critical remote code execution bug

Infosec outfit Foregenix has uncovered six vulnerabilities in Dell EMC's data protection platform RecoverPoint, three of which have been fixed.…

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High-end router flinger DrayTek admits to zero day in bunch of Vigor kit

21 Květen, 2018 - 16:49
'It may be possible for an attacker to intercept your router'

Taiwanese network kit maker DrayTek has 'fessed up to a vulnerability in a large number of its routers which could allow miscreants to hijack internet traffic or steal personal data.…

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High-end router flinger DrayTek admits to zero day in bunch of Vigor kit

21 Květen, 2018 - 16:49
'It may be possible for an attacker to intercept your router'

Taiwanese network kit maker DrayTek has 'fessed up to a vulnerability in a large number of its routers which could allow miscreants to hijack internet traffic or steal personal data.…

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Greenwich uni fined £120k: Hole in computing school site leaked 20k people's data

21 Květen, 2018 - 14:36
Insecure 12-year old microsite handed attackers key

The UK's Information Commissioner has slapped a £120,000 fine on the University of Greenwich after a security cockup by its computing and maths school compromised the data of almost 20,000 individuals.…

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Signal bugs, car hack antics, the Adobe flaw you may have missed, and much more

19 Květen, 2018 - 10:29
EFF wins another privacy battle, ICE chips off AI spy plan

Roundup  Here's your guide to this week's infosec news beyond what we've already covered.…

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LocationDumb: Phone tracker foul-up exposes world+dog to tracking

18 Květen, 2018 - 02:03
Securus wasted its money: the data was just sitting there

Updated  The parade of bad privacy news this week has managed to get even worse, as one of the companies associated with the selling of phone locations for cash scandal was subject to a publicly exploitable bug.…

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Biometrics: Better than your mother's maiden name. Good luck changing your body if your info is stolen

17 Květen, 2018 - 15:27
The eyes have it

Identity theft has hit record levels in the UK – the vast majority of incidents are online. The UK's largest cross-sector fraud sharing databases, Cifas recently logged 174,523 incidents finding eight out of 10 took place online.…

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Blighty's super-duper F-35B fighter jets are due to arrive in a few weeks

17 Květen, 2018 - 11:49
Defence secretary compares them to... WW2 Lancasters. Just a sec there, Gav

Britain's first permanently based F-35B fighter jets are due to arrive in our green and pleasant land in June.…

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Russian malware harvesting Telegram Desktop creds, chats

17 Květen, 2018 - 06:58
Python programmer may have outed himself on YouTube

Already under attack by Russia's telecommunications regulator, a new source of woe has emerged for crypto-chat app Telegram: malware.…

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Oh, great, now there's a SECOND remote Rowhammer exploit

17 Květen, 2018 - 03:35
Send enough crafted packets to a NIC to put nasties into RAM, then the fun really starts

Hard on the heels of the first network-based Rowhammer attack, some of the boffins involved in discovering Meltdown/Spectre have shown off their own technique for flipping bits using network requests.…

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DOJ convicts second bloke for helping malware go undetected

17 Květen, 2018 - 02:25
Scan scam? Scram

The US Federal government has got its second conviction in the dismantling of a service that helped malware writers get around security software.…

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Running Cisco DNA Center? Update right now to get rid of the static admin credential

17 Květen, 2018 - 00:50
Switchzilla scrambles out patches for trio of nasty flaws

Cisco has issued updates to address a trio of critical vulnerabilities in its Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Center appliance.…

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Lawyers for Marcus Hutchins: His 'I made malware' jail phone call isn't proper evidence

16 Květen, 2018 - 22:20
Scrap accused Brit's chat transcript, court urged

Malware reverse-engineer Marcus Hutchins has tried to throw out phone transcripts and legal documents used against him by US prosecutors, who have accused him of computer crimes and fraud.…

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Mining apps? We're cool so long as they admit to it, says Canonical

16 Květen, 2018 - 06:56
Better review for Snaps Store promised anyway after last week's crypto surprise

Canonical has responded to last week's discovery that its Snap store carried apps containing embedded crypto-currency miners, by pledging to introduce a “verified developer” program.…

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UPnP joins the 'just turn it off on consumer devices, already' club

16 Květen, 2018 - 06:01
Before it amplifies DDoS attacks

Universal Plug 'n' Play, that eternal feast of the black-hat, has been identified as helping to amplify denial-of-service attacks.…

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Red Hat admin? Get off Twitter and patch this DHCP client bug

16 Květen, 2018 - 04:58
Proof-of-concept fits in a Tweet and can take down all of RH's best bits

Red Hat has announced a critical vulnerability in its DHCP client and while it doesn't have a brand name it does have a Tweetable proof-of-concept.…

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