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Mozilla-endorsed security plug-in accused of tracking users

15 hodin 44 min zpět
Web Security says there's nothing nefarious to its URL collection

A security plug-in for the Firefox browser is under fire after users discovered it was collecting and uploading their online activity.…

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Making money mining Coinhive? Yeah, you and nine other people

16 hodin 11 min zpět
10 users controlling the bulk of cryptocoin generator funds

Mining internet currency on websites with Coinhive scripts is a lucrative endeavor, but only for a handful of people.…

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India's Cosmos bank raided for $13m by hackers

15 Srpen, 2018 - 22:05
Report points finger at North Korea for cyber-heist

Cosmos Bank in India says that hackers made off with $13.4m in stolen funds over the weekend.…

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Support for ageing key exchange crypto leaves VPNs open to attack

15 Srpen, 2018 - 21:40
Ancient issue causing new ones

Security gaps have been identified in widely used implementations of the IPsec protocol, which is used in the set up of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).…

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Bitcoin backer sues AT&T for $240m over stolen cryptocurrency

15 Srpen, 2018 - 21:12
Michael Terpin not happy about funds-draining SIM swap fraud

A bitcoin investor is suing AT&T for $240m after it allegedly ported his phone number to a hacker, allowing the criminal to steal $24m in cryptocurrency.…

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Baddies of the internet: It's all about dodgy mobile apps, they're so hot right now

15 Srpen, 2018 - 13:59
Report lift veil on online fraudsters' current habits

Rogue mobile apps have become the most common fraud attack vector, according to the latest quarterly edition of RSA Security's global fraud report.…

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Foreshadow and Intel SGX software attestation: 'The whole trust model collapses'

15 Srpen, 2018 - 11:42
El Reg talks to Dr Yuval Yarom about Intel's memory leaking catastrophe

Interview  In the wake of yet another collection of Intel bugs, The Register had the chance to speak to Foreshadow co-discoverer and University of Adelaide and Data61 researcher Dr Yuval Yarom about its impact.…

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Criminals a bit less interested in nicking Brits' identities this year

15 Srpen, 2018 - 10:41
ID fraud drops to four-year low

New figures reveal UK identity fraud dropped during the first six months of 2018 to reach a four-year low.…

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Florida Man laundered money for Reveton ransomware. Then Microsoft hired him

15 Srpen, 2018 - 02:03
Former network engineer gets 18 months in the clink

A former Microsoft network engineer will be spending a sojourn behind bars after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering.…

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Patch Tuesday heats up with pair of exploited zero-days squashed – plus 58 other vulns fixed

15 Srpen, 2018 - 01:03
Summertiiiiiime, and the hacking is easy

Microsoft and Adobe have teamed up to deliver more than 70 patches with this month's Patch Tuesday batch released today.…

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Hackers manage – just – to turn Amazon Echoes into snooping devices

14 Srpen, 2018 - 21:34
But it requires custom hardware, firmware and access to your Wi-Fi

DEF CON  Hackers have managed to hack Amazon's Echo digital assistant and effectively turn it into a listening device, albeit through a complex and hard-to-reproduce approach.…

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Oracle: Run, don't walk, to patch this critical Database takeover bug

14 Srpen, 2018 - 20:44
Flaw in House Larry's flagship product allows 'complete compromise' of servers

Oracle is advising customers to update their database software following the discovery and disclosure of a critical remote code execution vulnerability.…

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Three more data-leaking security holes found in Intel chips as designers swap security for speed

14 Srpen, 2018 - 19:00
Apps, kernels, virtual machines, SGX, SMM at risk from attack

Intel will today disclose three more vulnerabilities in its processors that can be exploited by malware and malicious virtual machines to potentially steal secret information from computer memory.…

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CVE? Nope. NVD? Nope. Serious must-patch type flaws skipping mainstream vuln lists – report

14 Srpen, 2018 - 17:10
Infosec firm fingers 'decentralised' reporting

The first half of 2018 saw a record haul of reported software vulnerabilities yet a high proportion of these won’t appear in any mainstream flaw-tracking lists, researcher Risk Based Security (RBS) has claimed.…

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May the May update be with you: OpenSSL key sniffed from radio signal

14 Srpen, 2018 - 11:29
'One and Done' attack patched in library's May 2018 release

If you missed the OpenSSL update released in May, go back and get it: a Georgia Tech team recovered a 2048-bit RSA key from OpenSSL using smartphone processor radio emissions, in a single pass.…

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Faxploit: Retro hacking of fax machines can spread malware

14 Srpen, 2018 - 09:02
20th Century tech causing problems in the 21st

Video  Corporations are open to hacking via a booby-trapped image data sent by fax, a hacker demo at DEF CON suggests.…

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Cisco patches IOS in response to boffins' IKE-busting breakthrough

14 Srpen, 2018 - 08:02
Switchzilla issues update for authentication bypass flaw

Cisco has pushed out an update for its internetwork operating system (IOS) and IOS XE firmware in advance of a Usenix presentation on circumventing cryptographic key protocol.…

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Intel finally emits Puma 1Gbps modem fixes – just as new ping-of-death bug emerges

14 Srpen, 2018 - 02:26
Broadband-throttling bug finally gets a write-up and CVE

More than 18 months after the design blunder was first brought to light, Intel is still working to iron out the creases in its Puma high-speed broadband modem chipsets.…

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It's official: TLS 1.3 approved as standard while spies weep

14 Srpen, 2018 - 00:19
Now all you lot have to actually implement it

An overhaul of a critical internet security protocol has been completed, with TLS 1.3 becoming an official standard late last week.…

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US voting systems: Full of holes, loaded with pop music, and 'hacked' by an 11-year-old

13 Srpen, 2018 - 16:30
Pen and paper is still king in America election security

DEF CON  Hackers of all ages have been investigating America’s voting machine tech, and the results weren't great.…

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