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The rise of targeted ransomware

k, 09/11/2018 - 15:09
Ransomware hasn't gone away, but it is getting quieter and more targeted.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Airbnb launches investigation after man finds hidden camera in clock

k, 09/11/2018 - 15:06
Trust your gut: if staring at that common object in your rental gives you the heebie jeebies, it might be because it's staring back at you.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Fetish app put users’ identities at risk with plain-text passwords

k, 09/11/2018 - 14:54
Whiplr, a naughty, naughty little app, has now secured passwords with "one-way encryption" and is "adding more security measures".
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Yikes: 1 in 5 employees share their email passwords with coworkers

k, 09/11/2018 - 14:47
19% of employees of small and medium-sized businesses share their passwords with coworkers or assistants, according to a recent survey.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Keybase browser extension weakness discovered

k, 09/11/2018 - 11:41
Respected researcher Wladimir Palant has recommended users “uninstall the Keybase browser extension ASAP” after discovering a gap in its end-to-end encryption.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft extends security patch support for some Windows 7 users

k, 09/11/2018 - 11:20
Microsoft will provide security updates until 2023 to help business customers migrate to Windows 10 - if they pay.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple’s new tool will make it easier for law enforcement to request data

h, 09/10/2018 - 14:23
Apple is planning to create an online portal that will allow law enforcement officials around the world to request information about its users more easily.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Supermicro servers fixed after insecure firmware updating discovered

h, 09/10/2018 - 14:16
Researchers have sounded a warning about the security of Baseboard Management Controllers (BMCs) - a critical component that datacentres depend on to manage servers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

North Korean programmer charged for Sony, WannaCry attacks and more

h, 09/10/2018 - 13:48
Park Jin Hyok is allegedly with Lazarus Group, a hacking team connected to attacks on a wide array of industries and public utilities.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google Chrome will now generate unique passwords for you

h, 09/10/2018 - 13:10
Chrome will now generate a unique password for users as a part of the everyday credential creation process.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

‘Only paper ballots by 2020!’ call experts after election tampering

h, 09/10/2018 - 12:35
The National Academy of Sciences says the US election system uses insecure technology and is fighting off attempts to destabilize it.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

h, 09/10/2018 - 11:22
From Google buying Mastercard card records and Google warning users of FBI snooping to Chrome making it harder to use Flash, and more!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Teen hacker admits to SWATting schools, airline flight

p, 09/07/2018 - 15:18
The teenager made bomb threats to schools, and to a flight between the UK and San Francisco while it was in mid-air.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Former NASA contractor arrested on charges of sextorting seven women

p, 09/07/2018 - 15:16
Richard Gregory Bauer allegedly weaseled private information out of the women on Facebook by pretending to be working on a class project.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Firefox finally casts Windows XP users adrift

p, 09/07/2018 - 13:47
Mozilla's browser is waving goodbye to millions of XP holdouts.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Dark web sites could be exposed by routine slip-up

p, 09/07/2018 - 13:29
A simple misconfiguration could expose the IP addresses of dark web sites.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Mobile spyware maker mSpy leaks millions of records – AGAIN

cs, 09/06/2018 - 15:21
The irony: Parents put it on kids' phones to protect them, but this breach exposed sensitive data including Whatsapp and Facebook messages.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Social Security numbers exposed on US government transparency site

cs, 09/06/2018 - 15:14
The US government exposed dozens of people's’ personal details, including social security numbers, due to an online mishap on a public transparency portal.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Thousands of unsecured 3D printers discovered online

cs, 09/06/2018 - 13:02
With access control disabled, other people could download previous print files, or even maliciously damage the printer.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ungagged Google warns users about FBI accessing their accounts

cs, 09/06/2018 - 12:20
Some of those who received the letters conjecture that it may be because they purchased the LuminosityLink RAT.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek