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Disgraced ex-Kaspersky guy made me do it, says bloke in Russian court on hacking charges

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2019 - 23:00
Oh no I didn't, says disgraced ex-Kaspersky guy

An accused Russian hacker has claimed Kaspersky's former head of investigations blackmailed him into stealing approximately £150,000 from local banks.…

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Facebook Removed Tens of Thousands of Apps Post-Cambridge Analytica - 20 Září, 2019 - 21:48
Facebook said it has suspended and banned tens of thousands of apps on its platform after its investigation, launched after Cambridge Analytica, into how they collect and use data.
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Forcepoint VPN Client is Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation Attacks - 20 Září, 2019 - 18:00
Forcepoint has fixed a privilege escalation vulnerability in its VPN Client for Windows.
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Bulgarian phishing gang member who lived with his parents jailed for part in £40m fraud ring

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2019 - 18:00
37-year-old was extradited to Blighty to stand trial

A Bulgarian phishing criminal who created fake versions of legitimate companies' websites as part of a £40m fraud has been jailed.…

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Supply chain actors agree that everyone's a security risk – except themselves, of course

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2019 - 17:00
Perception is an illusion, grasshopper

Security surveys tend to confirm what we already knew a few months ago and the 2019 Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey (PDF) from Marsh and Microsoft does not disappoint.…

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News Wrap: Emotet’s Return, U.S. Vs. Snowden, Physical Pen Testers Arrested - 20 Září, 2019 - 15:54
Threatpost editors discuss the return of Emotet, a new lawsuit against Edward Snowden and more.
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Mattress Company Leaks Data Records of 387K Customers - 20 Září, 2019 - 14:25
A database lacking password protection exposed sensitive data of customers of Milwaukee-based mattress company Verlo Mattress.
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Server-squashing zero-day published for phpMyAdmin tool

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2019 - 14:22
A researcher has just published a zero-day security bug in one of the web's most popular database administration software packages.

IBM’s new 53-qubit quantum ‘mainframe’ is live in the cloud

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2019 - 14:10
IBM has boosted its growing stable of quantum computers with a new 53-quantum bit (qubit) device, the most powerful ever offered for commercial use.

Report: Use of AI surveillance is growing around the world

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2019 - 13:47
It's not just China: at least 75 out of 176 countries globally are actively using AI technologies for surveillance purposes, research shows.

Facebook Libra rejected by France as “dangerous”

Sophos Naked Security - 20 Září, 2019 - 12:57
France finance minister: Libra won't be allowed onto European soil.

Nice work if you can grift it: Two blokes accused of swindling $10m from the elderly with bogus virus infection alerts

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2019 - 03:37
~~~WaRNiG!! Ur PC has THe Da Vinci m4Lw4rez!! CaLL 1-555-NOSCAM 2 f!x it~~~

Two Americans used bogus virus-infection alerts to bilk $10m out of PC owners, it is alleged.…

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If you're using Harbor as your container registry, bear in mind it can be hijacked with has_admin_role = True

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2019 - 01:26
Patch now before miscreants sail off with your apps, data

Video  IT departments using the Harbor container registry will want to update the software ASAP, following Thursday's disclosure of a bug that can be exploited by users to gain administrator privileges.…

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FedEx execs: We had no idea cyberattack would be so bad. Investors: Is that why you sold $40m+ of your own shares?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Září, 2019 - 00:08
Shareholders NotHappy stock offloaded in NotPetya aftermath

FedEx execs not only hid the impact of the NotPetya ransomware on their business but personally profited by selling off tens of millions of dollars of their own shares before the truth came out, a lawsuit filed by the delivery business’ own shareholders claims.…

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Payment Card Breach Hits 8 Cities Using Vulnerable Bill Portal - 19 Září, 2019 - 22:00
Eight cities have been hit by a data breach targeting payment cards.
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Microsoft Silent Update Torpedoes Windows Defender - 19 Září, 2019 - 18:47
Microsoft broke its built-in antivirus utility, thanks to a patch for a different issue.
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These Hacks Require Literally Sneaking in the Backdoor - 19 Září, 2019 - 18:44
An on premise hacker can cripple even the best cybersecurity defenses.
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Air Force to offer up a satellite to hackers at Defcon 2020

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Září, 2019 - 16:42
This year, the Air Force presented vetted hackers with a plane's subsystem, which they duly tore up. Next year, it will be a satellite.

Chinese students in UK ripe target for scammers exploiting visa concerns

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Září, 2019 - 16:20
Add in Brexit outsourcing mess and it's plain to see why young international scholars get duped

Scammers are exploiting Chinese students' Brexit fears by targeting them with phishing emails claiming their visas could be revoked, threat intel researchers say.…

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Researchers find 737 million medical images exposed on the internet

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Září, 2019 - 14:45
Of the 2,300 archiving systems looked at, 590 were accessible from the internet, exposing 24 million medical records from 52 countries.
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