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Twitter limits tweeting as prominent accounts spam out cryptocoin scams

cs, 07/16/2020 - 02:34
Twitter is investigating a rash of fraudulent tweets from prominent accounts - don't fall for these scams!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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

sze, 07/15/2020 - 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!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

RATicate malware gang goes commercial

k, 07/14/2020 - 15:10
O, what tangled code we weave, when first we practise to deceive!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Digicert revokes a raft of web security certificates

h, 07/13/2020 - 16:36
The good news is that this was a bureaucratic necessity rather than an actual cybersecurity attack.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot stories of the week

h, 07/13/2020 - 12:22
Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Mozilla turns off “Firefox Send” following malware abuse reports

sze, 07/08/2020 - 16:16
Sadly, the easier and safer you make your file sharing service, the more attractive it becomes to the crooks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Kinda sorta weakened version of EARN IT Act creeps closer

sze, 07/08/2020 - 12:46
Critics say the amended bill that's headed for a full Senate hearing still threatens encryption, albeit less blatantly.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Company web names hijacked via outdated cloud DNS records

k, 07/07/2020 - 16:09
Why hack into a server when you can just send vistors to a fake alternative instead?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Flashy Nigerian Instagram star extradited to US to face BEC charges

k, 07/07/2020 - 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.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Boston bans government use of facial recognition

h, 07/06/2020 - 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.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 11 stories of the week

h, 07/06/2020 - 11:32
Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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

p, 07/03/2020 - 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.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google buys AR smart-glasses company North

p, 07/03/2020 - 12:36
They're not surveillance spectacles, says Google, just a piece in the jigsaw of "ambient computing", where helpfulness is all around you.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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

cs, 07/02/2020 - 16:49
Still thinking "the crooks probably won't find me if I make a security blunder"?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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

cs, 07/02/2020 - 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.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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

sze, 07/01/2020 - 15:26
Booby-trapped images could be used to attack Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 - update now!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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

sze, 07/01/2020 - 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.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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

sze, 07/01/2020 - 13:02
TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 are now considered security risks and blocked by default.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google joins Apple in limiting web certificates to one year

k, 06/30/2020 - 18:53
Is it fair to expect everyone to renew all their web certificates every year? Apple says yes, and now Google does too.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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

k, 06/30/2020 - 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.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek