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Batten down the ports: Linux networking bug SegmentSmack could remotely crash systems

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 18:14
Patches incoming for kernel versions 4.9 and up

A networking flaw has been discovered in the Linux kernel that could trigger a remote denial-of-service attack.…

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How Bitcoin and the Dark Web hide SamSam in plain sight

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 15:30
Bitcoin and the Dark Web are familiar terms, but what are they and how do they help SamSam operate in plain sight?

Threatlist: Financial Services Firms Lag in Patching Habits

VirusList.com - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 15:15
Half of breached firms say they were compromised due to a vulnerability for which a patch was available but not applied.
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iPhone chipmaker blames ransomware for factory shutdowns

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 14:51
Taiwan chipmaker TSMC is back up and running, and pinning the blame for its shutdown on an infection by WannaCry ransomware.

Rights groups challenge UK cops over refusal to hand over info on IMSI catchers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 14:32
Activists sick of 'neither confirm nor deny' excuse

British cops' efforts to keep schtum about their use of IMSI grabbers to snoop on people's mobile phones is to be challenged in court.…

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Rights groups challenge UK cops over refusal to hand over info on IMSI catchers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 14:32
Activists sick of 'neither confirm nor deny' excuse

British cops' efforts to keep schtum about their use of IMSI grabbers to snoop on people's mobile phones is to be challenged in court.…

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Mozilla faces resistance over DNS privacy test

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 14:26
Is Mozilla’s enthusiasm for DNS-over-HTTPS getting out of hand?

Fortnite ditches Google Play – will it undermine Android security?

Sophos Naked Security - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 14:13
Like it or not, the Play Store is a walled garden that keeps out malware. (OK, not always, but often.)

Bank on it: It's either legal to port-scan someone without consent or it's not, fumes researcher

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 13:27
One rule for banks, another for us, says white hat

Updated  Halifax Bank scans the machines of surfers that land on its login page whether or not they are customers, it has emerged.…

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Podcast: Black Hat USA 2018 Preview

VirusList.com - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00
Threatpost editors Tom Spring, Lindsey O'Donnell and Tara Seals preview Black Hat USA and DEF CON 2018, which both take place this week in Las Vegas.
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VB2018 Small Talk: An industry approach for unwanted software criteria and clean requirements

Virus Bulletin News - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 12:45
An industry approach for defining and detecting unwanted software to be presented and discussed at the Virus Bulletin conference.

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Top tip? Sprinkle bugs into your code to throw off robo-vuln scanners

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 11:38
Also: hide aeroplanes from enemy fighters by blowing their wings off mid-flight

Miscreants and researchers are using automation to help them find exploitable flaws in your code. Some boffins at New York University in the US have a solution to this, and it's a new take on "security through obscurity".…

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Battle lines drawn over US mass surveillance as senators probe NSA's bonfire of phone records

The Register - Anti-Virus - 7 Srpen, 2018 - 00:34
Ding! Ding! Round three in blanket spying bout

Analysis  A fight has begun over another of the US government's mass surveillance systems – with two Senators raising questions about an unusual data deletion by the National Security Agency (NSA).…

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IBM, ATMs – WTF? Big Blue to probe cash machines, IoT, vehicles, etc in new security labs

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Srpen, 2018 - 22:53
No, X-Force Red ain't another trading card game

Black Hat  IBM has promised to open four research centers that will hunt for security vulnerabilities in technology – including a team dedicated to probing cash machines for flaws.…

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BlackBerry claims it can do to ransomware what Apple did to its phones

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Srpen, 2018 - 20:48
Workspaces' time machine promises to make quick work of extortionists

Black Hat  While ransomware continues to extort factories, hospitals, schools, businesses, and ordinary netizens, BlackBerry reckons it can quickly rescue peeps from malware infections.…

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Cracking the passwords of some WPA2 Wi-Fi networks just got easier

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Srpen, 2018 - 20:26
Technique exploits weakness in design of roaming-enabled IEEE 802.11i/p/q/r wireless

The folks behind the password-cracking tool Hashcat claim they've found a new way to crack some wireless network passwords in far less time than previously needed.…

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Cracking the passwords of some WPA/WPA2 W-Fi networks just got easier

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Srpen, 2018 - 20:26
Technique exploits weakness in design of roaming-enabled IEEE 802.11i/p/q/r wireless

The folks behind the password-cracking tool Hashcat claim they've found a new way to some wireless network passwords in far less time than previously needed.…

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Fortnite Skips Google Play For Android Apps, Irking Security Experts

VirusList.com - 6 Srpen, 2018 - 20:10
Security experts aren't happy after Fortnite's creator, Epic Games, announced it would not go through Google Play.
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Ramnit Changes Shape with Widespread Black Botnet

VirusList.com - 6 Srpen, 2018 - 18:57
A massive proxy botnet is just the tip of the iceberg, a warning sign of a bigger operation in the works by the Ramnit operators.
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Chip flinger TSMC warns 'WannaCry' outbreak will sting biz for $250m

The Register - Anti-Virus - 6 Srpen, 2018 - 18:35
But it could've been worse, shrugs Apple supplier

Chipmaker TSMC has warned that a previously disclosed virus infection of its Taiwanese plant may cost it up to $250m.…

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