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Smugglers busted sneaking tech into China

1 hodina 15 min zpět
'Intel inside' a suspiciously baggy t-shirt gave the game away – as did a truckload of parts

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is still months away – circle September 19 on your calendar, me hearties! – but The Register has found news of technology smuggling in China that suggests a buccaneering approach to imports.…

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Malware disguised as Tor browser steals $400k in cryptocash

2 hodiny 47 min zpět
Beware of third party downloads

Clipboard-injector malware disguised as Tor browser installers has been used to steal about $400,000 in cryptocurrency from nearly 16,000 users worldwide so far in 2023, according to Kaspersky researchers.…

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Microsoft Defender shoots down legit URLs as malicious

29 Březen, 2023 - 20:31
Those hoping to use nefarious websites like, er, Zoom are overrun by alerts. Redmond 'investigating'

Updated  Microsoft's at-times-glitchy Defender service is again causing headaches for IT admins by flagging legitimate URLs as malicious.…

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EU mandated messaging platform love-in is easier said than done: Cambridge boffins

29 Březen, 2023 - 16:28
Digital Market Act interoperability requirement a social challenge as well as a technical one

By March 2024, instant messaging and real-time media apps operated by large tech platforms in Europe will be required to communicate with other services, per the EU's Digital Markets Act (DMA).…

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FTX cryptovillain Sam Bankman-Fried charged with bribing Chinese officials

29 Březen, 2023 - 12:24
Court gives him new rules: Use one laptop, while living with the 'rents.

US authorities have charged FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried (aka SBF) with attempting to bribe Chinese officials with $40 million worth of cryptocurrency in exchange for unfreezing trading accounts.…

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DDoS DNS attacks are old-school, unsophisticated … and they’re back

29 Březen, 2023 - 10:34
So why would you handle them on your own?

Sponsored Feature  Ransomware may currently be the biggest bogeyman for cybersecurity pros, law enforcement, and governments, but it shouldn't divert us from more traditional, but still very disruptive threats.…

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China urges Apple to improve security and privacy

29 Březen, 2023 - 03:27
It's a juicy market that welcomes foreign investment, National development boss reminds Tim Cook

Senior Chinese government officials have urged Apple CEO Tim Cook to improve the security and privacy features of his company's products.…

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Apple patches all the iThings, including iOS 15 hole under attack right now

29 Březen, 2023 - 00:16
Issue identified in February but owners of older kit weren't warned

Happy belated Patch Tuesday from Cupertino: Apple has issued security updates for almost every piece of code it slings - including a fix for a vulnerability in older iOS devices the iGiant believes is under attack right now.…

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Google again accused of willfully destroying evidence in Android antitrust battle

28 Březen, 2023 - 22:09
Starting to see a pattern here? Judge seems to think so

Updated  Google Chat histories handed over by the web giant in ongoing Android antitrust litigation reveal the biz has been systematically destroying evidence, according to those suing the big G.…

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President Biden kind of mostly bans commercial spyware from US govt

28 Březen, 2023 - 04:45
Executive order has loopholes for Uncle Sam's snoop tools and American-made code

US president Joe Biden on Monday issued an executive order on the "prohibition on use by the United States government of commercial spyware that poses risks to national security" – a title that is not quite as simple it seems.…

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Lawyers cough up $200k after health data stolen in Microsoft Exchange pillaging

28 Březen, 2023 - 00:45
In addition to $100k given to LockBit

New York law firm Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy and Bach (HPMB) has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a data-breach lawsuit related to the now-notorious Hafnium Microsoft Exchange attacks that siphoned sensitive data from victims around the world. …

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Gone in 120 seconds: Tesla Model 3 child's play for hackers

27 Březen, 2023 - 13:32
Plus OIG finds Uncle Sam fibbed over

In brief  A team of hackers from French security shop Synacktiv have won $100,000 and a Tesla Model 3 after subverting the Muskmobile's entertainment system, and from there opening up the car's core management systems.…

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China crisis is a TikToking time bomb

27 Březen, 2023 - 11:30
ByteDance with the devil if you dare

Opinion  As country after country bans TikTok from official systems, it’s fair to ask what’s so dodgy about a social network filled with dance crazes, makeup advice and cats.…

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CISA unleashes Untitled Goose Tool to honk at danger in Microsoft's cloud

24 Březen, 2023 - 21:16
Not a headline we expected to write today

American cybersecurity officials have released an early-warning system to protect Microsoft cloud users.…

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GitHub publishes RSA SSH host keys by mistake, issues update

24 Březen, 2023 - 15:34
Getting connection failures? Don't panic. Get new keys

GitHub has updated its SSH keys after accidentally publishing the private part to the world. Whoops.…

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French parliament says <em>oui</em> to AI surveillance for 2024 Paris Olympics

24 Březen, 2023 - 08:24
Liberté, égalité, reconnaissance faciale for all

Despite the opposition of 38 civil society groups, the French National Assembly has approved the use of algorithmic video surveillance during the 2024 Paris Olympics.…

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Uncle Sam reveals it sent cyber-soldiers to Albania to hunt for Iranian threats

24 Březen, 2023 - 03:05
'Hunt forward' teams of this sort aid with defense and learn how attackers like Tehran operate

US Cyber Command operators have confirmed they carried out an online defensive mission in Albania, in response to last year's cyber attacks against the local government.…

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Critical infrastructure gear is full of flaws, but hey, at least it's certified

23 Březen, 2023 - 23:59
Security researchers find bugs, big and small, in every industrial box probed

Devices used in critical infrastructure are riddled with vulnerabilities that can cause denial of service, allow configuration manipulation, and achieve remote code execution, according to security researchers.…

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Secure mail

23 Březen, 2023 - 11:48
Protection from business email compromise

Webinar  In the distant past, a master forger with a quill could fake a signature on the end of a letter but at least then you had time to consider the potential for fraud before any damage could be done. In the digital age of email, it's increasingly hard to spot a scam's threat to your security and react in time.…

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Attackers hit Bitcoin ATMs to steal $1.5 million in crypto cash

23 Březen, 2023 - 11:02
Terminal maker General Bytes shutters its cloud business after second breach in seven months

Unidentified miscreants have siphoned cryptocurrency valued at more than $1.5 million from Bitcoin ATMs by exploiting an unknown flaw in digicash delivery systems.…

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