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Microsoft’s Edge browser to get breached credential alerts

1 hodina 1 min zpět
Microsoft has announced a list of new security and privacy features it plans to add to forthcoming versions in an effort to take on its rivals.

Marriott International confirms data breach of up to 5.2 million guests

31 Březen, 2020 - 17:41
Marriott International has today announced that it has suffered a data breach affecting up to 5.2 million people.

Patch now! Critical flaw found in OpenWrt router software

31 Březen, 2020 - 16:18
OpenWrt is an open source operating system used by millions of home and small business routers and embedded devices.

Dharma ransomware source code on sale for $2,000

31 Březen, 2020 - 16:17
The source code for ransomware-as-a-service strain Dharma has been put up for sale by hackers.

Data on almost every citizen of Georgia posted on hacker forum

31 Březen, 2020 - 13:07
Where did it all come from? 4.9m records were posted on a hacking forum - and the country only has an estimated population of 3.7m.

Researchers speed the death of ‘bad’ data in the race against good

31 Březen, 2020 - 12:42
They have a way to inject 'good' data - i.e., accurate COVID-19 news or security patches - to outpace the spread of fake news or malware.

“Instant bank fraud” warning spread on WhatsApp is a hoax

31 Březen, 2020 - 10:25
No, we don't know why people start hoaxes like this. You can do your bit by not forwarding them, not even "just in case".

5 tips for keeping your data safe this World Backup Day

31 Březen, 2020 - 01:16
The only backup you will ever regret... is the one you didn't make

Has Houseparty really hacked your phone and stolen your bank details?

30 Březen, 2020 - 22:12
There's one thing missing in all the claims that deleting the Houseparty app will "unhack" you - evidence

How to stay on top of coronavirus scams – and all the others too

30 Březen, 2020 - 17:57
The bad news is that you have to watch out for a plethora of new coronavirus cyberscams, as well as all the old stuff, too...

Apple’s iOS 13.4 hit by VPN bypass vulnerability

30 Březen, 2020 - 15:43
It’s less than a week since iOS 13.4 appeared and already researchers have discovered a bug that puts at risk the privacy of VPN connections.

Chrome may bring back ‘www’ with option to show full URLs

30 Březen, 2020 - 14:41
Google's doing so grudgingly: it still thinks that showing too much will confuse users trying to assess a site's security.

Should governments track your location to fight COVID-19?

30 Březen, 2020 - 14:00
Google Maps data could help governments track patients that a newly-diagnosed COVID-19 sufferer has been in contact with.

Google sent ~40K warnings to targets of state-backed attackers in 2019

30 Březen, 2020 - 13:50
Google has seen a rising number of attackers impersonating news outlets and journalists to spread fake news among other reporters.

Monday review – the hot 22 stories of the week

30 Březen, 2020 - 11:41
From the return of the Martinelli WhatsApp hoax to the takedown of hacker forum - and everything in between. It's roundup time.

Android apps are snooping on your installed software

27 Březen, 2020 - 15:25
Android apps are snooping on other software on your device - and that could tell shady advertising companies more about you than you'd like.

Firefox 76 will have option to enforce HTTPS-only connections

27 Březen, 2020 - 15:22
The aim is to block the browser from reaching the small number of sites that cling to HTTP, closing security risks.

Thousands of Dark Web sites deleted in attack on free hosting service

27 Březen, 2020 - 13:50
It's the second time that the popular Daniel's Hosting platform was attacked in 16 months. This time, 7,600 Dark Web sites were obliterated.

FBI takes down hacker platform

27 Březen, 2020 - 12:40
It was a top crooks' market, with over 24,000 shops doing brisk business selling credentials for Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and more.

S2 Ep32: ZoomBombing, Android malware and the WhatsApp Martinelli hoax – Naked Security Podcast

26 Březen, 2020 - 17:44
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