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Sensitive client emails, usernames, passwords exposed in Deloitte hack

1 hodina 29 min zpět
Oops, did someone forget to turn on 2FA?

Deloitte, one of the world's "big four" accountancy firms, has fallen victim to a cyberattack that compromised sensitive emails.…

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Insteon and Wink home hubs appear to have a problem with encryption

3 hodiny 14 min zpět
Which is to say neither do it

Security researchers have discovered that two popular home automation systems are vulnerable to attacks.…

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Brit military wants a small-drone-killer system for £20m

4 hodiny 14 min zpět
Too small for lasers, too big for nets

Fresh from showing off its gotta-zap-'em-all Dragonfire laser cannon, the Ministry of Defence is now buying a £20m anti-drone system.…

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Cops shut 28k sites flogging knock-off footie kits and other tat

5 hodin 18 min zpět
Warn Joe Public: they'll nick your ID and ruin your credit

Cops have closed 28,000 websites selling counterfeit goods over the last three years, the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has revealed today.…

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Pesky users! They're always compromising endpoints! Security baked into silicon helps

8 hodin 25 min zpět
Intel chippery tech mitigates the most careless of workers

Sponsored  We can all agree that endpoint security is important – and also that it is a pain to enforce. Because of people. Worker carelessness is the most potent threat to endpoint security, according to US IT decision makers.…

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Guess – go on, guess – where a vehicle tracking company left half a million records

14 hodin 45 min zpět
No prize, because it's too easy: SVR Tracking had an unsecured AWS S3 bucket

A US outfit that sells vehicle tracking services has been accused of leaving more than half a million records in a leaky AWS S3 bucket.…

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Shock! Hackers for medieval caliphate are terrible coders

15 hodin 25 min zpět
Daesh-bags give up on writing their own attack code, copy successful hackers

DerbyCon  An analysis of the hacking groups allying themselves to Daesh/ISIS has shown that about 18 months ago the religious fanatics stopped trying to develop their own secure communications and hacking tools and instead turned to the criminal underground to find software that actually works.…

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Don’t fear the software shopkeeper: T&Cs banning bad reviews aren’t legal in America

23 Září, 2017 - 01:32
Doesn’t stop them trying to put the frighteners, tho

DerbyCon  Security vendors are inserting language into their products' terms and conditions that attempt to silence critics, folks attending this year's DerbyCon conference were told on Friday.…

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Want to get around app whitelists by pretending to be Microsoft? Of course you can...

23 Září, 2017 - 00:27
...And here's how

DerbyCon  A sprinkle of code and an understanding of the Windows digital certificate process is all that's needed for a miscreant to sneak malware past Microsoft's application whitelist within a corporate environment.…

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Aw, not you too, Verizon: US telco joins list of leaky AWS S3 buckets

22 Září, 2017 - 22:45
Now is a good time to go check your own Amazon settings. It's OK, we'll wait

Yet another major company has burned itself by failing to properly secure its cloud storage instances. Yes, it's Verizon.…

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NBD: Adobe just dumped its PRIVATE PGP key on the internet

22 Září, 2017 - 21:08
Change the name to A-d'oh!-be

An absent-minded security staffer just accidentally leaked Adobe's private PGP key onto the internet.…

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IoT botnet Linux.ProxyM turns its grubby claws to spam rather than DDoS

22 Září, 2017 - 17:28
I don't know which is worse

An IoT botnet is making a nuisance of itself online after becoming a conduit for spam distribution.…

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Finance sector is littered with vulns, and guess what – most can be resolved by patching

22 Září, 2017 - 15:55
But pen-testers have questioned the figures

Security vulnerabilities across the finance sector have increased more than fivefold (418 per cent) in the last four years, according to a study by NCC Group.…

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Ethereum-backed hackathon excavates more security holes

22 Září, 2017 - 13:51
Smart contracts language easy to use and create exploits with

An Ethereum-backed contest has revealed a few new tricks for disguising malware as the harmless code the network uses to transfer and manipulate funds: digital smart contracts.…

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Mini-Heartbleed info leak bug strikes Apache, airborne malware, NSA algo U-turn, and more

22 Září, 2017 - 11:01
The security week in review

Roundup  As ever, it's been a doozy of a week for cybersecurity, or lack thereof. The Equifax saga just keeps giving, the SEC admitted it was thoroughly pwned, and Slack doesn't bother to sign its Linux versions. We do spoil you so, Reg readers. And that was only yesterday. Here's the rest of the week's shenanigans we didn't get round to.…

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IT plonker stuffed 'destructive' logic bomb into US Army servers in contract revenge attack

22 Září, 2017 - 02:34
He's now facing 10 years in prison for act of spite

An IT contractor is facing a possible decade behind bars in America for planting a ticking "destructive" time bomb in US military systems.…

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Slain: Unions' US OPM mega-hack lawsuit against Uncle Sam

21 Září, 2017 - 20:09
You have to get shafted before you can sue, says court

A lawsuit brought against the hacker-ransacked Office of Personnel Management on behalf of US federal employees has been killed.…

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SEC 'fesses to security breach, says swiped info likely used for dodgy stock-market trading

21 Září, 2017 - 19:34
EDGAR database a veritable goldmine of financial tips

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has admitted that hackers broke into its corporate filling system last year.…

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Researchers claim ISPs are 'complicit' in latest FinSpy snooping rounds

21 Září, 2017 - 17:31
Dictators' favourite spyware is working at the top, says report

A surveillance campaign utilising a new variant of FinFisher, the infamous spyware also known as FinSpy, has been tracked by security researchers.…

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Equifax fooled again! Blundering credit biz directs hack attack victims to parody site

21 Září, 2017 - 16:15
Tim on the social media team will need a new job

You'd have thought that Equifax staff would be on their toes ever since the megahack that exposed the private data of over 143 million Americans but the corporation's social media certainly haven't got the message.…

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