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Mozilla’s IoT gift guide ranks gadgets from secure to shoddy

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Listopad, 2018 - 14:29
Mozilla slapped a “Meets Minimum Security Standards" badge on the IoT gadgets on its list that passed at least some muster.

Scumbags cram Make-A-Wish website with coin-mining malware

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Listopad, 2018 - 14:00
Do they accept Monero in Hell?

One or more completely feckless scumbags have loaded the Make-A-Wish foundation's international website with crypto-mining malware scripts.…

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Has that website been pwned? Firefox Monitor will tell you

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Listopad, 2018 - 13:01
Firefox Monitor, a breach notification website launched by Mozilla in September, can now deliver alerts from inside the Firefox browser.

Did a copy-paste error reveal the US’s secret case against Assange?

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Listopad, 2018 - 12:51
A court filing in an unrelated case mentioned the need to seal documents to keep secret the fact that "Assange" has been charged.

Monday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

Sophos Naked Security - 19 Listopad, 2018 - 11:25
From the Microsoft mistake that left users fuming to the botnet that's pwned 100,000 routers, and everything in between. Catch up with all the stories from the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Prepare for the battle against cybercrime at SANS London 2019

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Listopad, 2018 - 11:21
Discover the latest attacks, learn the best defence tactics

Promo  No matter how sophisticated your security precautions are, you can never assume your computer systems are impenetrable. Only the most alert and highly skilled defenders can fight off determined cybercriminals who know how to circumvent today’s advanced security and monitoring tools.…

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Washington Post offers invalid cookie consent under EU rules – ICO

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Listopad, 2018 - 10:49
UK watchdog waves fist in paper’s general direction, asks it to stop forcing people to accept tracking

The Washington Post newspaper's online subscription options don't comply with European Union data protection rules – but the UK's privacy watchdog can only issue it with a firm telling off.…

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A little phishing knowledge may be a dangerous thing

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Listopad, 2018 - 07:12
Boffins find those who know about phishing more likely to be duped than the less informed

Phishing works more frequently on those who understand what social engineering is than on those who live in blissful ignorance, or so a study of students at University of Maryland, Baltimore County suggests.…

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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

VirusList.com - 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

VirusList.com - 16 Listopad, 2018 - 20:39
The issue comes from how Gmail automatically files messages into the "Sent" folder.
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Critical WordPress Plugin Flaw Grants Admin Access to Any Registered Site User

VirusList.com - 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

VirusList.com - 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."
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