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Are your Android apps listening to you?

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 14:59
This simple setup will help you discover if your apps are listening in on you.

Your smart air conditioner could contribute to mass power outages

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 14:20
Researchers call the scenario BlackIoT: an IoT botnet of high-wattage devices that could crash the power grid.

VB2018 preview: From drive-by download to drive-by mining

Virus Bulletin News - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 14:03
At VB2018, Malwarebytes researcher Jérôme Segura will discuss the rise of drive-by cryptocurrency mining, explaining how it works and putting it in the broader context of changes in the cybercrime landscape.

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Baddies of the internet: It's all about dodgy mobile apps, they're so hot right now

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 13:59
Report lift veil on online fraudsters' current habits

Rogue mobile apps have become the most common fraud attack vector, according to the latest quarterly edition of RSA Security's global fraud report.…

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FBI warns of choreographed ATM drainage

Sophos Naked Security - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 13:09
This type of multinational ATM cashout could drain cash machines of millions within the span of hours.

Podcast: Bugcrowd Founder on Printer Bugs, IoT Bounty Hunting and New VDP Project - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00
Bugcrowd's CTO and founder Casey Ellis talked to Threatpost about the recently launched HP printer bug bounty program.
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Foreshadow and Intel SGX software attestation: 'The whole trust model collapses'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 11:42
El Reg talks to Dr Yuval Yarom about Intel's memory leaking catastrophe

Interview  In the wake of yet another collection of Intel bugs, The Register had the chance to speak to Foreshadow co-discoverer and University of Adelaide and Data61 researcher Dr Yuval Yarom about its impact.…

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Criminals a bit less interested in nicking Brits' identities this year

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 10:41
ID fraud drops to four-year low

New figures reveal UK identity fraud dropped during the first six months of 2018 to reach a four-year low.…

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Florida Man laundered money for Reveton ransomware. Then Microsoft hired him

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 02:03
Former network engineer gets 18 months in the clink

A former Microsoft network engineer will be spending a sojourn behind bars after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering.…

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Patch Tuesday heats up with pair of exploited zero-days squashed – plus 58 other vulns fixed

The Register - Anti-Virus - 15 Srpen, 2018 - 01:03
Summertiiiiiime, and the hacking is easy

Microsoft and Adobe have teamed up to deliver more than 70 patches with this month's Patch Tuesday batch released today.…

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Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Addresses Two Zero-Days in 60-Flaw Roundup - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 22:42
Microsoft rolled out 60 patches for its Patch Tuesday release, impacting 19 critical flaws and 39 important flaws.
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Victims Lose Access to Thousands of Photos as Instagram Hack Spreads - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 22:30
In a probable quest to build a botnet, someone is hacking Instagram accounts, deleting handles, avatars and personal details, and linking them to a new email address.
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Hackers manage – just – to turn Amazon Echoes into snooping devices

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 21:34
But it requires custom hardware, firmware and access to your Wi-Fi

DEF CON  Hackers have managed to hack Amazon's Echo digital assistant and effectively turn it into a listening device, albeit through a complex and hard-to-reproduce approach.…

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Intel CPUs Undermined By Fresh Speculative Execution Flaws - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 21:24
'Foreshadow" and other vulnerabilities in Intel processors can be exploited to steal sensitive information stored inside personal computers or personal clouds.
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Oracle: Run, don't walk, to patch this critical Database takeover bug

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 20:44
Flaw in House Larry's flagship product allows 'complete compromise' of servers

Oracle is advising customers to update their database software following the discovery and disclosure of a critical remote code execution vulnerability.…

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Microsoft Flaw Allows Full Multi-Factor Authentication Bypass - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 19:09
This is similar to taking a room key for a building and turning it into a skeleton key that works on every door in the building.
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Google Services Track User Movements In Privacy Faux Pas - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 19:04
A recent report found that Google services - with functions like checking maps, the weather, and search - are tracking users even when they deny permission.
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Three more data-leaking security holes found in Intel chips as designers swap security for speed

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 19:00
Apps, kernels, virtual machines, SGX, SMM at risk from attack

Intel will today disclose three more vulnerabilities in its processors that can be exploited by malware and malicious virtual machines to potentially steal secret information from computer memory.…

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Researchers Break IPsec VPN Connections with 20-Year-Old Protocol Flaw - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 18:07
The attack targets IKE’s handshake implementation used for IPsec-based VPN connections, opening the door for MiTM attacks or for bad actors to access data carried in VPN sessions.
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CVE? Nope. NVD? Nope. Serious must-patch type flaws skipping mainstream vuln lists – report

The Register - Anti-Virus - 14 Srpen, 2018 - 17:10
Infosec firm fingers 'decentralised' reporting

The first half of 2018 saw a record haul of reported software vulnerabilities yet a high proportion of these won’t appear in any mainstream flaw-tracking lists, researcher Risk Based Security (RBS) has claimed.…

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