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Data-stealing, password-harvesting, backdoor-opening QNAP NAS malware cruises along at 62,000 infections

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Červenec, 2020 - 23:07
If you're still using a vulnerable box, you ought to factory reset it before patching

Some 62,000 QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) boxes are right now infected with the data-stealing QSnatch malware, the US and UK governments warned today.…

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Microsoft Revamps Windows Insider Preview Bug Bounty Program - 27 Červenec, 2020 - 22:17
Researchers can earn up to $100,000 for finding vulnerabilities in Microsoft's revamped Windows Insider Preview bug bounty program.
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ProLock ransomware – new report reveals the evolution of a threat

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Červenec, 2020 - 20:27
Ransomware crooks keep adjusting their approach to make their demands more compelling, even against companies that say they'd never pay up.

Attackers Exploiting High-Severity Network Security Flaw, Cisco Warns - 27 Červenec, 2020 - 18:23
Attackers are exploiting a high-severity vulnerability in Cisco's network security software products, which is used by Fortune 500 companies.
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Encryption Under ‘Full-Frontal Nuclear Assault’ By U.S. Bills - 27 Červenec, 2020 - 17:17
The U.S. government and tech companies continue to butt heads over the idea of encryption and what that means for law enforcement.
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Garmin staggers back to its feet: Aviation systems seem to be lagging, though. Here's why

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Červenec, 2020 - 16:37
Somebody light that pilot light

Updated  Garmin services appear to be in the process of being restored after the company was reportedly hit with ransomware, though its aviation services remain offline at the time of writing.…

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Monday review – our recent stories revisited

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Červenec, 2020 - 13:18
Our most recent articles and videos, all in one place.

UKIP blackmail, data breach sueball allegations were groundless, rules High Court

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Červenec, 2020 - 10:07
Tawdry political scuffle over database access binned for lack of evidence

A lawsuit alleging that ex-UKIP leader Richard Braine took part in blackmail and data breaches has been all but thrown out of the High Court as a judge said it was "without any proper and sound evidential foundation".…

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Psst.. You may want to patch this under-attack data-leaking Cisco bug – and these Ripple20 hijack flaws

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Červenec, 2020 - 03:14
Plus: US govt sounds the alarm on industrial equipment attacks

In Brief  Cisco this week emitted fixes for potentially serious vulnerabilities, one of which is already being exploited in the wild.…

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It's a Meow-nixed system, I know this: Purr-fect storm of 3,000+ insecure databases – and a data-wiping bot

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 23:18
ProtoVPN IP range fingrered as source of destructive attacks

Poorly secured databases are being wiped and vandalized by the thousands in a seemingly automated attack.…

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DJI Drone App Riddled With Privacy Issues, Researchers Allege - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 20:48
The DJI GO 4 application open users’ sensitive data up for the taking, researchers allege.
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NSA Urgently Warns on Industrial Cyberattacks, Triconex Critical Bug - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 18:32
Power plants, factories, oil and gas refineries and more are all in the sights of foreign adversaries, the U.S. warns.
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News Wrap: Twitter Hack, Apple Under Fire and Global Privacy Finger Wags - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 18:28
Threatpost editors talk about the biggest security news stories for the week ended Jul. 24.
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Cabinet Office takes over control of UK government data: Mundane machinery or Machiavellian manoeuvrings?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 17:25
Argh! Dominic Cummings' department! Everybody panic!

The UK Cabinet Office is to take control of government data from the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport.…

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ASUS routers could be reflashed with malware – patch now!

Sophos Naked Security - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 16:53
Responsible disclosure means the bugs are already fixed - but don't forget to check that you applied the patch.

Brit unis hit in Blackbaud hack inform students that their data was nicked, which has gone as well as you might expect

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 15:55
That cloudy CRM firm paid ransom doesn't fill anyone with confidence

British universities are waking up to last week's ransomware attack on cloud CRM purveyor Blackbaud – though it appears some haven't realised the American software company paid the ransom.…

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Malicious ‘Blur’ Photo App Campaign Discovered on Google Play - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 14:54
Twenty-nine bad mobile apps with a combined 3.5 million downloads bombard users with out-of-context ads.
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UK's NCSC reveals Premier League footie clubs to be ripe pickings for cybercrooks: One almost lost £1m to BEC attack

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 13:03
Switch on, urges GCHQ-backed public security agency

Common cybersecurity threats also apply to Premier League football clubs, according to the National Cyber Security Centre, which said that one club nearly sent £1m to fraudsters after a business email compromise (BEC) attack.…

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Raytheon techie who took home radar secrets gets 18 months in the clink in surprise time fraud probe twist

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 12:16
Be careful about bunking off when you're billing your hours to a government

A now-former Raytheon systems engineer will spend the next year and a half behind bars for taking home classified US government blueprints and paperwork, against security procedures, all because he seemingly liked taking Fridays off.…

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Congrats, First American Title Insurance, you've made technology history. For all the wrong reasons

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Červenec, 2020 - 00:55
Insurer is first biz to be charged in New York for data security negligence after exposing millions of records to the web

A California-based insurer that inadvertently left tens of millions of private customer records open to the internet has become the first company to be charged by New York's Department of Financial Services (DFS) for cybersecurity rule violations.…

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