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Update now! Chrome and Firefox patch security flaws

cs, 01/31/2019 - 14:54
Google and Mozilla are tidying up security features and patching vulnerabilities in Chrome and Firefox for Mac, Windows, and Linux.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

14k HIV+ records leaked, Singapore says sorry

cs, 01/31/2019 - 14:50
Singapore's Ministry of Health said the HIV status of 14,200 people, plus confidential data of 2,400 of their contacts, is in the possession of somebody who's not authorized to have it and who's published it online.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Phone cloner gets 65 months in jail

cs, 01/31/2019 - 14:04
A US court has sentenced a man to over five years for his part in a massive telecommunications fraud involving stolen cellphone accounts and reprogrammed phones.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple kicks Facebook’s snoopy Research app out of the App Store

cs, 01/31/2019 - 13:51
It was paying people, including teens, up to $20 to install an app that got root access for “nearly limitless access,” encryption or no.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ep. 017 – DNS hijacking, a weird breach and a cybersecurity confession [PODCAST]

sze, 01/30/2019 - 17:21
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - enjoy!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Matrix under the microscope: what a niche ransomware can teach us

sze, 01/30/2019 - 15:07
The malware middle ground is full of journeymen, wallflowers and also-rans that'll bite you hard, if you let them.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Sophos Home’s been updated, and it’s got some cool new features

sze, 01/30/2019 - 15:04
There’s a new version of Sophos Home out today, and it comes with a whole host of new features.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Privilege escalation vulnerability uncovered in Microsoft Exchange

sze, 01/30/2019 - 13:25
A researcher has discovered an alarming way that an attacker controlling a Microsoft Exchange mailbox account could potentially elevate their privileges to become a Domain Administrator.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Firefox makes it easier for users to dodge ad-trackers

sze, 01/30/2019 - 13:07
Firefox has introduced a new set of controls to make it easier for privacy-conscious users to protect themselves from online ad trackers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

It’s mop-up time for WebStresser DDoS-for-hire users

sze, 01/30/2019 - 12:56
Cops from 14 countries are seeking to inflict a bit of distributed denial-of-freedom to whoever's behind 6 million around-the-globe attacks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Scammers steal social media videos to wring hearts and wallets

sze, 01/30/2019 - 12:43
They're putting up fake accounts to bilk the tender-hearted for donations, using the images of a real 5-year-old with real cerebral palsey.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Japanese government will try to hack its citizens’ IOT devices

k, 01/29/2019 - 13:24
Japan will hack citizens' IoT devices to mop up cyber security before the Olympics. Don't like the notion? Here's how to lock 'em down!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook to tie together WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

k, 01/29/2019 - 12:55
Should we cheer for WhatsApp-esque, end-to-end encryption everywhere, or tremble at creeping Facebookism?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple scrambles to fix FaceTime eavesdropping bug

k, 01/29/2019 - 12:29
Apple is scrambling to fix an embarrassingly dangerous "snooping" bug in its popular FaceTime app.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Thieves’ names and descriptions made public on B&Q database

k, 01/29/2019 - 12:05
DIY giant B&Q reportedly suffered an Elasticsearch database breach this week that gave up information on around 70,000 shoplifters.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Credential-stuffing attack prompts Dailymotion password reset

k, 01/29/2019 - 11:16
Dailymotion is resetting the account passwords of an unknown number of users after being hit by a “large-scale” credential stuffing attack.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

How my Instagram account got hacked

h, 01/28/2019 - 14:39
After years of embarrassment, I'm finally ready to admit how and why my Instagram account got hacked.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

How to protect yourself this Data Privacy Day

h, 01/28/2019 - 13:49
Today is Data Privacy Day. We asked around at Sophos for some tips from people that live security day in and day out.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

BGP secure routing experiment ends in online row

h, 01/28/2019 - 13:41
An experiment to make the internet safer ended up breaking parts of it last week.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Twitter scammers jump in on real-time complaints to companies

h, 01/28/2019 - 13:40
”Hi there,” said the polite (and fake) help desk, leading to a back-and-forth between a lying scammer and a lying security analyst.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek