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Dnsmasq, used in only a million or more internet-facing devices globally, patches not-so-secret seven spoofing, hijacking flaws

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Get your updates when you can for gear from scores of manufacturers

Seven vulnerabilities have been found in a popular DNS caching proxy and DHCP server known as dnsmasq, raising the possibility of widespread online attacks on networking devices.…

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FireEye publishes details of SolarWinds hacking techniques, gives out free tool to detect signs of intrusion

19 Leden, 2021 - 21:42
Instructions for spotting and keeping suspected Russians out of systems

Any organizations that used the backdoored SolarWinds network-monitoring software should take another look at their logs for signs of intrusion in light of new guidance and tooling.…

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Labour Party urges UK data watchdog to update its Code of Employment Practices to tackle workplace snooping

19 Leden, 2021 - 15:21
Key doc hasn't been updated since 2018, warn politicos and trade union

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office needs to update its Code of Employment Practices to tackle workplace spying by bosses, the Prospect trade union and the Labour Party have said.…

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AnyVan confirms digital break-in, says customer names, emails and hashed passwords exposed

19 Leden, 2021 - 09:45
Burglary took place 3 months before biz discovered unauthorised entry

Updated  Anyvan, the European online marketplace that lets users buy delivery, transport or removal services from a network of providers, has confirmed it was the victim of a digital burglary that involved the theft of customers' personal data.…

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Scottish Environment Protection Agency refuses to pay ransomware crooks over 1.2GB of stolen data

18 Leden, 2021 - 19:35
Which is exactly what you should do

Scotland's environmental watchdog has confirmed it is dealing with an "ongoing ransomware attack" likely masterminded by international "serious and organised" criminals during the last week of 2020.…

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Bye bye, said Trump admin to Huawei: You give a cheque-ie to our techies, but there's no licence to ply

18 Leden, 2021 - 18:00
And them good ol' boys revokin' sanction to buy, singin', 'Soon will come the day that we fly'

As parting gifts go, this one ranks pretty low. With less than three days until the inauguration of Joe Biden, the Trump Administration has reportedly revoked several licences that would allow Huawei to buy US-made tech, and plans to deny over 150 pending requests.…

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Hallowed Bugtraq infosec list killed then resurrected over the weekend: We heard your feedback, says Accenture

18 Leden, 2021 - 08:05
Plus: Watch out for NTFS-corrupting folder, Mimecast hack, and more

In brief  Last week ended with news that the venerable infosec mailing list Bugtraq was being shutdown at the end of the month.…

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Signal boost: Secure chat app is wobbly at the moment. Not surprising after gaining 30m+ users in a week, though

15 Leden, 2021 - 20:30
Install base explodes following WhatsApp 'privacy' update, Musk endorsement

Updated  Signal is experiencing a partial outage as tens of millions of netizens flood the free secure messaging service.…

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Coming in at number 5, it's a blast from the past! Tenable's 2020 security flaw chart show features hits of yesteryear

14 Leden, 2021 - 19:37
You know that update thing? JFDI

Out of the top five vulnerabilities for 2020 three dated back to 2019 or earlier, according to infosec firm Tenable's annual threat report.…

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Ministry of Defence's cyber warfare drive is helping burn a hole through its budget, warns UK's National Audit Office

14 Leden, 2021 - 15:56
All that counter-China stuff costs a pretty penny, y'know

The Ministry of Defence's multibillion budget overrun has been caused in part because of its spending splurge on flashy new "cyber" capabilities, according to the National Audit Office.…

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Is a remote workforce making your organisation less secure?

14 Leden, 2021 - 08:00
And can SASE save us?

Webcast  Last year your bosses embraced remote working because, let’s face it, none of us had a choice.…

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World’s largest dark-web marketplace shuttered after Euro cybercops cuff Aussie

13 Leden, 2021 - 09:26
20 DarkMarket servers seized and probed in international raids

Europol cops have taken down dark-web souk DarkMarket, after arresting an Australian citizen living in Germany who they claim was operating the world's biggest online bazaar of its kind.…

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Microsoft emits 83 security fixes – and miscreants are already exploiting one of the vulns in Windows Defender

12 Leden, 2021 - 22:11
Redmond keeps us hanging with on-premises Exchange flaw still to be fixed

Patch Tuesday  Microsoft on Tuesday released updates addressing 83 vulnerabilities in its software, which doesn't include the 13 flaws fixed in its Edge browser last week.…

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SolarWinds malware was sneaked out of the firm's Orion build environment 6 months before anyone realised it was there – report

12 Leden, 2021 - 20:35
Crowdstrike tech analysts explain how they think it slipped under the radar

The malware that was utilised to hack SolarWinds checked to see whether software used to compile the firm's Orion product was running before deploying its payload, according to Crowdstrike.…

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Microsoft's beefed-up take on Linux server security has hit general availability

12 Leden, 2021 - 14:00
Endpoint Detection and Response added. For servers, not standalone Linux desktops, mind

After a few months in preview, Microsoft has made Defender Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) generally available for Linux servers.…

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Kaspersky Lab autopsies evidence on SolarWinds hack

12 Leden, 2021 - 07:56
In a brave move, Russian firm fingers its own govt as one possible source of cyber badness

Kaspersky Lab reckons the SolarWinds hackers may have hailed from the Turla malware group, itself linked to Russia’s FSB security service.…

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How I found a bug in YouTube that let me watch private videos I wasn't allowed to, says compsci student

12 Leden, 2021 - 06:55
Theft-by-a-thousand-cuts flaw fixed

Until early last year, Google's YouTube had a security flaw that made private videos visible at reduced resolution, though not audible, to anyone who knew or guessed the video identifier and possessed the technical knowledge to take advantage of the snafu.…

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Ubiquiti iniquity: Wi-Fi box slinger warns hackers may have peeked at customers' personal information

12 Leden, 2021 - 03:42
Salted password hashes, addresses, phone numbers may have been exposed in cloud security snafu

Networking vendor Ubiquiti has written to its customers to advise them of a possible leak of their personal information.…

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That's it. It's over. It's really over. From today, Adobe Flash Player no longer works. We're free. We can just leave

12 Leden, 2021 - 02:41
Post-Flashpocalypse, we stumble outside, hoping no one ever creates software as insecure as that ever again

Adobe has finally and formally killed Flash.…

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Thou shalt not hack indiscriminately, High Court of England tells Britain's spy agencies

11 Leden, 2021 - 17:16
Choke chain tightened on 'general warrants' after Privacy International wins judicial review

A landmark High Court ruling has struck down Britain's ability to hack millions of people at a time through so-called "general warrants" in what privacy campaigners are hailing as a major victory.…

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