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Scammers pwn verified Fox Twitter account to scam cryptocurrency

25 Červenec, 2018 - 13:06
Scammers have been exploiting Twitter for months now to steal digital currencies from naïve users, but this month one attacker pulled off a rare coup by compromising a verified Twitter account.

Russian hackers are ready to disrupt US energy utilities, says DHS

25 Červenec, 2018 - 12:53
Jonathan Homer says Russian hackers have snared “hundreds of victims” in the utilities and equipment sectors and "got to the point where they could have thrown switches” in a way that could have caused power blackouts.

The Bluetooth “device snooping bug” – what you need to know

24 Červenec, 2018 - 13:59
A "Bluetooth snooping" bug, dubbed CVE-2018-5383, was just announced - are you patched, and how can you tell?

Names and photos of Venmo ‘drug buyers’ published on Twitter

24 Červenec, 2018 - 13:35
The bot scraped Venmo's public API for sex, drugs and alcohol-related words, then tweeted profile photos and first names of the "buyers."

Google hasn’t suffered an employee phishing compromise in over a year

24 Červenec, 2018 - 13:07
Phishing attackers have failed to compromise a single employee account at Google since the company mandated authentication using U2F hardware tokens in early 2017. That’s the remarkable claim made to security writer Brian Krebs.

Why your website is officially ‘not secure’ from today

24 Červenec, 2018 - 12:24
Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as "not secure" starting on Tuesday - an important milestone on the road to HTTPS everywhere.

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in response to lynchings

23 Červenec, 2018 - 13:47
New restrictions in the WhatsApp messaging app are designed to combat a spate of mob lynchings.

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter make leaving easier

23 Červenec, 2018 - 13:46
The Data Transfer Project will allow users to move their data easily between participating services.

Mobile security – how to have your cake and eat it [PODCAST]

23 Červenec, 2018 - 13:43
Catch up with Day 5 of our Security SOS Week - here's the fifth and final episode of our week-long online security summit.

DOJ to publicly disclose election tampering schemes

23 Červenec, 2018 - 13:31
Under a new policy, US organizations and individuals will be told if they're the target of foreign operations trying to influence elections.

Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week

23 Červenec, 2018 - 12:11
From Roblox saying hacking led to avatar's gang rape and USB Restricted Mode being available to all iPhone users to the guy jailed for refusing to unlock his phones, and more!

Hackers hold 80,000 healthcare records to ransom

20 Červenec, 2018 - 13:50
CarePartners said its forensic investigation identified 1500 affected records - the hackers say they took 80,000.

Roblox says hacker injected code that led to avatar’s gang rape

20 Červenec, 2018 - 13:29
Roblox was moving some older, user-generated games to a newer, more secure system when the attack took place, it says.

Basic email blunder exposed possible victims of child sexual abuse

20 Červenec, 2018 - 12:41
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse sent out a mass emailing in which a staffer mistakenly used "To" instead of "Bcc".

Privacy – can you have too much of a good thing? [PODCAST]

20 Červenec, 2018 - 12:02
Catch up with Day 4 of our Security SOS Week - here's the fourth episode of our week-long online security summit.