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SMS 2FA database leak drama, MageCart mishaps, Black Friday badware, and more

The Register - Anti-Virus - 17 Listopad, 2018 - 14:47
Plus, why is Kaspersky Lab getting into chess?

Roundup  What a week it has been: we had the creation of a new government agency, a meltdown flashback, and of course, Patch Tuesday.…

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Could have sworn I deleted that photo from my phone! [PODCAST]

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 23:49
This week: hacking phones at Pwn2Own, the brand new SophosLabs Threat report, and squeezing Shakespeare into one tweet. Enjoy!

Emoji Attack Can Kill Skype for Business Chat - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 22:25
The "Kitten of Doom" denial-of-service attack is easy to carry out.
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Gmail Glitch Offers Stealthy Trick for Phishing Attacks - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 20:39
The issue comes from how Gmail automatically files messages into the "Sent" folder.
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Critical WordPress Flaw Grants Admin Access to Any Registered Site User - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 18:57
The privilege-escalation vulnerability would allow an attacker to inject malware, place ads and load custom code on an impacted website.
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Lock-Screen Bypass Bug Quietly Patched in Handsets - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 17:42
The flaw allows hackers to bypass handset lock screens in seconds.
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VB2018 video: Shedding skin - Turla's fresh faces

Virus Bulletin News - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 15:35
Today, we have published the video of a VB2018 presentation by Kaspersky Lab researchers Kurt Baumgartner and Mike Scott, who looked at the latest activity of the Turla group.

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How to rob an ATM? Let me count the ways…

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 15:34
A comprehensive new report lifts the lid on the sketchy state of ATM security.

BlackBerry absorbs Operation Cleaver beaver Cylance into threat detection unit

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 14:47
$1.4bn match made in heaven

BlackBerry has made its biggest acquisition ever, spending over half of its cash pile to bolster its threat detection unit.…

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Judge asks if Alexa is witness to a double murder

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 14:18
A judge has ordered Amazon to turn over any recordings an Echo device may have made around the time a horrific crime occurred.

'Unjustifiably excessive': Not even London cops can follow law with their rubbish gang database

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 14:14
Gangs Matrix led to 'multiple and serious' breaches of data protection rules, says watchdog

London cops have broken data protection rules by using a controversial database that ranks people's likelihood of gang-related violence but fails to distinguish between victims and perps, and low and high-risk people.…

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Hacking MiSafes’ smartwatches for kids is child’s play

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 13:23
Researchers describe breaking into the watches as "probably the simplest hack we have ever seen."

AI-generated ‘skeleton keys’ fool fingerprint scanners

Sophos Naked Security - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 13:02
Artificial intelligence can be used to 'grow' fake fingerprints that pack in common features, fooling scanners.

Where to implant my employee microchip? I have the ideal location

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 11:20
Swipe – open toilet door – and swipe again

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  "Work out loud," my prospective new employer tells me, adding that "we are a team, not a family". Sister Sledge need not apply.…

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MIT to Oz: Crypto-busting laws risk banning security tests

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 03:17
I see the red team and I want it painted black

Australia's government's crypto-busting legislation risks blocking security research, a leading Internet policy boffin has warned.…

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Super Micro chief bean counter: Bloomberg's 'unwarranted hardware hacking article' has slowed our server sales

The Register - Anti-Virus - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 01:15
CEO insists Chinese spy chip bombshell 'impossible'

Super Micro Computer on Thursday reported net sales in the range of $952m to $962m for the first quarter of its fiscal 2019, which ended September 30, 2018. That's higher than company guidance of $810m to $870m, and up roughly 40 per cent on the year-ago period.…

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tRat Emerges as New Pet for APT Group TA505 - 15 Listopad, 2018 - 23:53
The modular malware seems to be in a testing phase, but TA505's interest made researchers take note.
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Up to three million kids' GPS watches can be tracked by parents... and any miscreant: Flaws spill pick-and-choose catalog for perverts

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Listopad, 2018 - 22:43
Gadgets can be hacked to spy on, find youngsters – claim

Parents could be unwittingly putting their children's safety and privacy at risk, thanks to security vulnerabilities in potentially millions of kids' GPS-tracker watches.…

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John McAfee is 'liable' for 2012 death of Belize neighbour, rules court

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Listopad, 2018 - 20:24
Default judgement for one-time antivirus bad boy

Infosec personality John McAfee has been found legally "liable" via a default judgment for the death of his neighbour, who was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head in his Belize home in 2012.…

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Thought you deleted your iPhone photos? Hackers find a way to get them back

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Listopad, 2018 - 19:17
The hacking duo @fluoroacetate demonstrated zero-day exploits against phones from Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi at the recent Pwn2Own contest.
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