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Twitter limits tweeting as prominent accounts spam out cryptocoin scams

11 hodin 54 min zpět
Twitter is investigating a rash of fraudulent tweets from prominent accounts - don't fall for these scams!

Patch now! SIGRED – the wormable hole in your Windows servers

15 Červenec, 2020 - 18:56
The bug can definitely crash your Windows DNS servers, and it could end up being used for much worse than that. Please patch now!

RATicate malware gang goes commercial

14 Červenec, 2020 - 15:10
O, what tangled code we weave, when first we practise to deceive!

Digicert revokes a raft of web security certificates

13 Červenec, 2020 - 16:36
The good news is that this was a bureaucratic necessity rather than an actual cybersecurity attack.

Monday review – the hot stories of the week

13 Červenec, 2020 - 12:22
Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Mozilla turns off “Firefox Send” following malware abuse reports

8 Červenec, 2020 - 16:16
Sadly, the easier and safer you make your file sharing service, the more attractive it becomes to the crooks.

Kinda sorta weakened version of EARN IT Act creeps closer

8 Červenec, 2020 - 12:46
Critics say the amended bill that's headed for a full Senate hearing still threatens encryption, albeit less blatantly.

Company web names hijacked via outdated cloud DNS records

7 Červenec, 2020 - 16:09
Why hack into a server when you can just send vistors to a fake alternative instead?

Flashy Nigerian Instagram star extradited to US to face BEC charges

7 Červenec, 2020 - 11:27
It's a short jump from a Rolls Royce ride to extradition from the UAE. Goodbye, Dubai, goodbye, Palazzo Versace, hello, Chicago jail cell.

Boston bans government use of facial recognition

6 Červenec, 2020 - 12:33
To help end systemic racism, we'll stay away from an error-prone technology that's been shown to have racial bias, the city council said.

Monday review – the hot 11 stories of the week

6 Červenec, 2020 - 11:32
Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Facebook hoaxes back in the spotlight – what to tell your friends

3 Červenec, 2020 - 17:05
At the risk of giving you a feeling of déjà vu all over again, it's time to talk about Facebook hoaxes once more.

Google buys AR smart-glasses company North

3 Červenec, 2020 - 12:36
They're not surveillance spectacles, says Google, just a piece in the jigsaw of "ambient computing", where helpfulness is all around you.

MongoDB ransom threats step up from blackmail to full-on wiping

2 Červenec, 2020 - 20:49
Still thinking "the crooks probably won't find me if I make a security blunder"?

133m records for sale as fruits of data breach spree keep raining down

2 Červenec, 2020 - 12:22
Databases can be had for as little as $100, on up to $1,100. Most, if not all, are being sold by the hacking group Shiny Hunters.

Microsoft issues critical fixes for booby-trapped images – update now!

1 Červenec, 2020 - 20:26
Booby-trapped images could be used to attack Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 - update now!

Google stops pushing scam ads on Americans searching for how to vote

1 Červenec, 2020 - 14:20
No US entity charges citizens for registering to vote, but plenty of Google ads were happy to do so - and to grab your PII in the process.

Firefox 78 is out – with a mysteriously empty list of security fixes

1 Červenec, 2020 - 13:02
TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 are now considered security risks and blocked by default.

Google joins Apple in limiting web certificates to one year

30 Červen, 2020 - 18:53
Is it fair to expect everyone to renew all their web certificates every year? Apple says yes, and now Google does too.

iOS 14 flags TikTok, 53 other apps spying on iPhone clipboards

30 Červen, 2020 - 13:11
TikTok, for one, promised to knock this off months ago but was caught red-handed, still at it, by the new clipboard notification in iOS 14.