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Snake alert! This ransomware is not a game…

13 Leden, 2020 - 15:03
Looks like the Snake ransomware was created especially for network-wide attacks.

Powerful GPG collision attack spells the end for SHA-1

13 Leden, 2020 - 14:54
New research has heightened an already urgent call to abandon SHA-1, a cryptographic algorithm still used in many popular online services.

Reddit bans ‘impersonation,’ but satire and parody are still OK

13 Leden, 2020 - 12:23
Relax: Nic Cage deepfakes aren't going anywhere. It's only "maliciously misleading" impersonations that are now verboten.

Google urged to tame privacy-killing Android bloatware

13 Leden, 2020 - 12:18
A letter sent to the Google CEO by Privacy International claims bloatware has allowed a privacy and security hole to open almost unnoticed.

Lawmakers look to spread COPPA out to cover kids up to 16

13 Leden, 2020 - 12:14
If that bill passes, you can say bye-bye to YouTube, says one content creator.

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

13 Leden, 2020 - 11:31
From a Firefox zero-day to a military ban on TikTok - and everything in between. It's the weekly security roundup.

Is the Y2K bug alive after all?

10 Leden, 2020 - 17:55
One way to patch the millennium bug was to move it, rather than actually to fix it... are we looking at Y2.02K?

Hackers use system weakness to rattle doors on Citrix systems

10 Leden, 2020 - 12:02
Attackers are using a serious bug in Citrix products to scan the internet for weaknesses, according to experts.

Ransomware pounces on California schools, Las Vegas trounces attack

10 Leden, 2020 - 11:43
We'll have one serving of whatever Las Vegas is eating and wish Pittsburg Unified School District good luck with getting unstuck.

Fake-review purge: Facebook boots 188 groups, eBay bans 140 shills

10 Leden, 2020 - 11:06
After a poke from the UK's watchdog, the companies promised to beef up filters to strain out those who write, buy and sell fluffy nonsense.

Browser zero day: Update your Firefox right now!

9 Leden, 2020 - 15:00
Firefox has issues an emergency 72.0.1 patch to fix a zero day vulnerability.

S2 Ep22: Word doc stops fraud, bye bye Python 2, latest from the ransomware swamp – Naked Security Podcast

9 Leden, 2020 - 13:25
We discuss the latest cybersecurity news and advice in our latest podcast. Listen now!

Apple’s scanning iCloud photos for child abuse images

9 Leden, 2020 - 13:22
It isn't new, all the tech giants do it, and your privacy's intact - unless you're dealing in illegal imagery with telltale hashing.

Google voice Assistant gets new privacy ‘undo’ commands

9 Leden, 2020 - 13:02
Google’s controversial voice Assistant is getting a series of new commands designed to work like privacy-centric ‘undo’ buttons.

FBI asks Apple to help it unlock iPhones of naval base shooter

9 Leden, 2020 - 12:41
This could signal a renewed war between Apple and law enforcement over breaking encryption.

Google’s Project Zero highlights patch quality with policy tweak

9 Leden, 2020 - 12:26
Google's Project Zero bug-hunting team has tweaked its 90-day responsible disclosure policy to help improve the quality and adoption of vendor patches.

REvil ransomware exploiting VPN flaws made public last April

8 Leden, 2020 - 13:39
Researchers report flaws, vendors issue patches, organisations apply them - and everyone lives happily ever after. Right? Wrong!

YouTube to treat all kid-aimed videos like they’re COPPA-liable

8 Leden, 2020 - 13:29
The FTC can fine content creators up to $42,530 per violation - even though they don't collect, receive, nor have access to kids' data.

US warns of Iranian cyber threat

8 Leden, 2020 - 12:40
The DHS has issued three warnings in the last few days encouraging people to be on alert for physical and cyber attacks from Iran.

Facebook bans deepfakes, but not cheapfakes or shallowfakes

8 Leden, 2020 - 12:20
Quick-n-sleazy edits are still OK, such as the 75% slowdown that made Nancy Pelosi slur or the edit that turned Joe Biden into a racist.