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Identity stolen because of the Marriott breach? Come and claim your new passport

The Register - Anti-Virus - 8 Prosinec, 2018 - 00:35
It's the least they could do. Really. The bare minimum

Hotel-chain turned data faucet Marriott says it will help some customers cover the cost of replacing stolen documents.…

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'Say hello to my little vacuum cleaner!' US drug squad puts spycams in cleaner's kit

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 23:29
DEA gets down and dirty with new surveillance kit

Next time you're closing a big drug deal you may want to watch the cleaner. Or more specifically their vacuum cleaner.…

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ThreatList: Gift Card-Themed BEC Holiday Scams Spike

VirusList.com - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 23:25
Watch out for emails about gift cards and corporate donations, researcher warn.
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Linux.org domain hacked, plastered with trolling, filth and anti-transgender vandalism

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 22:12
Web admin blames public Whois and lack of 2FA

The Linux.org domain was hijacked on Friday morning, with the hacker plastering the message "G3T 0WNED L1NUX N3RDZ" complete with expletives and a very NSFW image (a hairy asshole).…

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Australia Anti-Encryption Law Triggers Sweeping Backlash

VirusList.com - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 19:57
A newly-passed Australian law could allow the government to force tech companies to create backdoors in their products.
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TA505 Crooks are Now Targeting US Retailers with Personalized Campaigns

VirusList.com - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 19:35
Threat group moves away from “smash-and-grab” attacks and adopts a boutique approach to targeting victims.
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Brit bomb hoax teen who fantasised about being a notorious hacker cops 3 years in jail

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 17:30
So much for the Apophis Squad's Twitter boasts

A teenage bomb hoaxer from Watford who taunted the UK's National Crime Agency on Twitter while pretending to be a hacker crew called Apophis Squad has been jailed for three years.…

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Using Fuzzing to Mine for Zero-Days

VirusList.com - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 16:59
Infosec Insider Derek Manky discusses how new technologies and economic models are facilitating fuzzing in today's security landscape.
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Microsoft Calls For Facial Recognition Tech Regulation

VirusList.com - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 15:57
Microsoft and the AI Now Institute are both calling for regulation as facial recognition software picks up popularity.
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UK Supreme Court considers whether spy court should be immune to legal probes

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 13:25
Privacy International lays out its case to El Reg

The UK's highest court has this week heard arguments in Privacy International's long-running attempt to challenge decisions made by Britain's shadowy spying oversight court, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT).…

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VB2018 paper: Tracking Mirai variants

Virus Bulletin News - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 13:18
Today, we publish the VB2018 paper by Qihoo 360 researchers Ya Liu and Hui Wang, on extracting data from variants of the Mirai botnet to classify and track variants.

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Flash zero-day exploit spotted – patch now!

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 13:08
If you’re among the holdouts still running Flash, you have some more updating homework to do.

Kids’ VTech tablets vulnerable to eavesdropping hackers

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 13:01
Attackers can boobytrap what should be access to only parent-vetted sites and can take over the webcam, speakers and microphone.

Unencrypted medical data leads to 12-state litigation

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 12:48
The Attorneys general of 12 states are suing an e-record provider who lost 3.9 million personal healthcare records in 2015.

Hacker-besieged DNA data tucked away under military care

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 12:29
Genomics England announced it's sequenced 100K Brits' genomes... and then had to store them in a military base after multiple hacking attacks.

Wow, what a lovely early Christmas present for Australians: A crypto-busting super-snoop law passes just in time

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Prosinec, 2018 - 01:30
Ring in the new year with some of those backdoors, developers

Congratulations, Australia: somehow after chaotic scenes in parliament, the government last night managed to secure after-the-bell passage of its encryption-busting eavesdropping legislation.…

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Infected WordPress Sites Are Attacking Other WordPress Sites

VirusList.com - 6 Prosinec, 2018 - 19:16
Researchers identified a widespread campaign of brute force attacks against WordPress websites.
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Marriott, Kubernetes and PewDiePie [PODCAST]

Sophos Naked Security - 6 Prosinec, 2018 - 17:06
Here's the latest Naked Security Podcast - enjoy!

Facebook Defends Data Policies On Heels of Incriminating Internal Docs

VirusList.com - 6 Prosinec, 2018 - 16:25
The company allegedly tried to hide away new policy changes that would collect Android app users' call and message logs.
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UK spies: You know how we said bulk device hacking would be used sparingly? Well, things have 'evolved'...

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Prosinec, 2018 - 15:49
Admit they are upping their use of mass snooping

UK spies are planning to increase their use of bulk equipment interference, as the range of encrypted hardware and software applications they can't tap into increases.…

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