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Black Hat 2018: Voice Authentication is Broken, Researchers Say

VirusList.com - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 16:58
Researchers crack voice authentication systems by recreating any voice using under ten minutes of sample audio.
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Hi-de-Hack! Redcoats red-faced as Butlin's holiday camp admits data breach hit 34,000

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 16:22
Staff opened phishing email

Updated  Holiday camp and British institution Butlin's has admitted 34,000 visitor records have been compromised.…

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Congresscritters want answers on Tillerson's rm -rf /opt/gov/infosec

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 15:18
Reps probe Rex's wrecking ball job on crucial Cyber Issues office

US House Democrats are asking Republicans to subpoena the State Department over its decision to shut down a key government cybersecurity office.…

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How one man could have hacked every Mac developer (73% of them, anyway)

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 14:49
An inadvertently exposed login key could have spelled cybersecurity disaster for the Homebrew project, beloved of Mac developers everywhere.

Comcast Xfinity web flaws exposed customer data

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 14:48
It's one thing to discover a data leak, it's another to find out from a journalist that your website is leaking customer data.

15,000-strong army of Twitter robots found spreading cryptocurrency spam

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 14:29
Researchers unearthed an army of 15,000 robot Twitter accounts plying a cryptocurrency scam.

Google Spectre whizz kicked out of Caesars, blocked from DEF CON over hack 'attack' tweet

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 13:20
'Chaos specialist' Linton's e-quip backfires

Updated  At midnight on Thursday, Matt Linton, a senior Google bod who was one of the key players in sorting out the Spectre CPU security hole mess, went to his hotel room in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas – and found his key no longer worked.…

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Off-colour tweet earns Google’s Spectre whizz a midnight eviction from Caesars and DEF CON

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 13:20
Last year Hutchins, now Linton targeted

Black Hat/DEF CON  At midnight on Thursday Matt Linton, a senior Google engineer who was one of the key players in sorting out the Spectre security hole mess, went to his hotel room in Caesars Palace and found his room key no longer worked.…

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Black Hat 2018: With Healthcare Security Flaws, Safety’s Increasingly at Stake

VirusList.com - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00
Vulnerabilities in healthcare devices and hospital systems are leading to growing concerns in the infosec community about patient safety.
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Facebook ‘regrets’ balloons and confetti triggered by earthquake posts

Sophos Naked Security - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 12:21
Facebook apologizes for animated confetti and balloons that appeared on "I'm safe" posts during the Lombok earthquake.

Hackers can cook you alive using 'microwave oven' sat-comms – claim

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 11:48
Planes, ships, military equipment at risk due to backdoors, vulns

Black Hat  Four years ago, IOActive security researcher Ruben Santamarta came to Black Hat USA to warn about insecurities in aircraft satellite-communication (SATCOM) systems. Now he’s back with more doom and gloom.…

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It's 2018 and I can still hack into sat-comms gear, sighs infosec dude

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 11:48
Planes, ships, military equipment at risk says IOActive's Santamarta

Black Hat  Four years ago, IOActive security researcher Ruben Santamarta came to Black Hat USA to warn about insecurities in aircraft satellite-communication (SATCOM) systems. Now he’s back with more doom and gloom.…

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Encryption doesn't stop him or her or you... from working out what Thing 1 is up to

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 10:36
Why we hardly have to sniff the packet to know you play tennis with an IoT racket

You don't need to sniff clear-text Internet of Things traffic to comprehensively compromise a gadget-fan's home privacy: mere traffic profiles will do the job nicely, a group of researchers has found.…

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Spec-exec CPU bugs sweep hacking Oscars – and John McAfee’s in there like a bullet

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 09:28
Fun and frolics at the 2018 Pwnie Awards

Black Hat  The whizz kids who uncovered the Spectre and Meltdown data-leaking flaws in modern processors have scooped two Pwnie Awards – often referred to as the information security industry’s Oscars.…

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Can we talk about the little backdoors in data center servers, please?

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 08:33
Remote management a double-edged sword, IT admins warned at hacking conference

Black Hat  Data centers are vital in this cloudy world – yet little-understood management chips potentially give hackers easy access to their servers in ways sysadmins may not have imagined.…

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Say what you will about self-driving cars – the security is looking 'OK'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 08:01
Miller, Valasek discuss today and tomorrow's robo-ride defenses

Black Hat  Car hacking wizards Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have turned their attention to autonomous vehicles – and reckon the security is surprisingly good.…

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You can't always trust those mobile payment gadgets as far as you can throw them – bugs found by infosec duo

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 03:35
Tech needs to mature a little more, perhaps

Black Hat  Those gadgets and apps used by small shops and traders to turn their smartphones and tablets into handheld sales terminals? Quite possibly insecure, you'll no doubt be shocked to discover.…

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Kaspersky VPN blabbed domain names of visited websites – and gave me a $0 reward, says chap

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 Srpen, 2018 - 01:00
DNS leak flaws are outside of bug-bounty scope

Updated  Kaspersky's Android VPN app whispered the names of websites its 1,000,000-plus users visited along with their public IP addresses to the world's DNS servers.…

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Understanding TRITON and the Missing Final Stage of the Attack

VirusList.com - 9 Srpen, 2018 - 23:36
Straight from Black Hat 2018: How TRITON disrupted safety systems and changed the threat landscape of industrial control systems, forever.
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Crims hacked accounts, got phones, resold them – and the Feds reckon they've nabbed 'em

The Register - Anti-Virus - 9 Srpen, 2018 - 22:11
Thousands of mobes allegedly slurped, fenced via phishing, etc

A dozen people have been indicted in America for allegedly fencing more than $1m in smartphones and other kit obtained via hacking and fraud.…

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