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Gamer Credentials Now a Booming, Juicy Target for Hackers

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:33
Credential theft targeting hardcore gamers has hit an all-time high as scams, illicit markets and account takeovers have become a booming business. The driving force behind the uptick in gaming-related crime is a sudden spike in usage of online games, spurred by the coronavirus pandemic and social-distancing lockdowns, according to researchers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

HIPAA Business Associate Pays $2.3 Million to Settle Breach Affecting Protected Health Information of Over 6 million Individuals

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:24
A second big settlement from HHS this week (you can find the first one here ). HHS’s press release concerning a case that was previously reported on this site in 2014 follows. The incident also resulted in a class action lawsuit that was CHSPSC LLC , (“CHSPSC”) has agreed to pay $2,300,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

It took a pandemic for OPM to adopt cloud

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:23
Written by Sep 23, 2020 | FEDSCOOP. Dave Nyczepir The need to make informed telework decisions during the pandemic led the Office of Personnel Management to create its cloud practice from scratch, said a senior advisor to OPM’s chief information officer.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

The Dark Overlord Member Receives 5 Years Prison Term in the U.S.

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:21
The defendant is a U.K. national who pleaded guilty for stealing sensitive user data of ‘innumerable’ U.S. firms and blackmailing victims for ransom. U.S. District Judge Ronnie White has sentenced a U.K. national and member of The Dark Overlord hacking group, Nathan Wyatt, five years jail time after....
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Secret Service looks to outsiders to boost financial cybercrime probes

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:18
Written by Sep 23, 2020 | CYBERSCOOP. Shannon Vavra The U.S. Secret Service is pulling in outside expertise from the private sector and U.S. Cyber Command as it weighs changes to its investigative methods in an attempt to keep pace with international hackers.
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IG finds data security practices lacking at Customs and Border Protection before big hack

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:18
(U.S. Customs and Border Protection / Flickr) Written by Sep 23, 2020 | CYBERSCOOP. Sean Lyngaas The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency failed to enforce basic security practices at a contractor that was hacked last year , exposing some 100,000 individual photos of travelers, a new inspector general report has found.
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Nigerian scammer sentenced for defrauding targets out of $1 million in office supplies

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:18
The Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building in Washington, D.C., headquarters of the United States Department of Justice -- CC3.0 by Sebmol. Written by Sep 23, 2020 | CYBERSCOOP. Shannon Vavra Olumide Ogunremi, a Nigerian national, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for his role in a hacking operation aimed at U.
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Securing timeouts in Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environments

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:16
In any environment, but particularly so in RDSH or virtual desktop solutions, making sure that the "low-hanging fruit" of security is picked off is particularly vital. Missing basic security checkboxes can often result in data exfiltration, lateral movement, and privilege escalation, allowing....
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

18:41 Politiker- und Promi-Hack: Bewährungsstrafe wegen Ausspähens von Promidaten Ein Schüler klaut Daten von Prominenten und Politikern und stellt sie im Netz bloß. Im Prozess wird klar: Großes technisches Wissen hatte er offenbar nicht. 18:41 Uhr 3...

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:12
Ein junger Mann, der massenhaft sensible Daten von Prominenten und Politikern gesammelt und veröffentlicht hatte, ist zu einer Jugendstrafe von neun Monaten auf Bewährung verurteilt worden. Das Urteil sei rechtskräftig, teilte das Amtsgericht Alsfeld am Mittwoch nach Ende der nicht-öffentlichen Verhandlung mit.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Malicious One-Liner Using Hastebin

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:11
Short scripts that deliver malware to a website are nothing new, but during a recent investigation we found a script using hastebin[.]com , which is a domain we see used infrequently. The script was found writing malicious contents into an image directory on a compromised website, allowing an attacker to execute other malicious commands.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Как разводят пользователей PayPal

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:09
Письма счастья и мошенничество с предоплатой. Классика интернет-разводов, так называемое мошенничество с предоплатой (advance fee fraud), вполне себе используется и применительно к PayPal. Вы получаете письмо, где говорится, что вам причитается некоторая сумма денег: якобы вы получили наследство,....
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Минфин США ввел новые санкции против россиян, связанных с "поваром Путина" Пригожиным

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 22:00
23.09.2020 В США наложили санкции на восемь человек и семь организаций, которых связывают с российским предпринимателем Евгением Пригожиным. Его обвиняют во вмешательстве в американские выборы и кибератаках. Пригожина связывают с деятельностью агентства, известного как "фабрика троллей" Министерство....
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Former 'Silk Road' Associate Pleads Guilty to Lying to Feds

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 21:50
The Silk Road darknet site was shut down by law enforcement in 2013. (Source: FBI) A member of now-defunct "Silk Road" darknet marketplace surrendered to authorities this week and immediately pleaded guilty to making false statements to federal agents regarding his involvement with the creation of the notorious website, according to the U.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Deepfake

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 21:46
Introduction. “Deepfake” isn’t a new type of beauty cream, an underwater virtual tour or even a sternly worded insult. It is in fact, the culmination of decades worth of audio and video editing methods combined with cutting-edge artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Encryption vs Encoding

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 21:46
Encryption and decryption. Encryption is the process of converting plaintext to encrypted text. Since encrypted text cannot be read by anyone, encrypted text hides the original data from unauthorized users. The process entailing encryption and decryption together is called cryptography.
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Using Base64 for Malware Obfuscation

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 21:46
What is Malware – Malware stands for malicious software and software, in simple language, means some program written in any programming language. So if a malicious program is intentionally written to cause damage to any computer or server or gain unauthorized access to any system, it is called malware.
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SUSE: 2020:2728-1 moderate: cifs-utils>

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 21:46
An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. SUSE Security Update: Security update for cifs-utils ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:2728-1 Rating: moderate References: #1174477 Cross-References: CVE-2020-14342....
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Former 'Silk Road' Associate Pleads Guilty to Lying to Feds

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 21:42
The Silk Road darknet site was shut down by law enforcement in 2013. (Source: FBI) A member of now-defunct "Silk Road" darknet marketplace surrendered to authorities this week and immediately pleaded guilty to making false statements to federal agents regarding his involvement with the creation of the notorious website, according to the U.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

US administration unveils bill to limit online liability shield

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 21:39
The Trump administration unveiled legislation Wednesday aimed at limiting the liability shield of online services for content they host, the latest in a series of proposals motivated by a backlash against Big Tech platforms. The Justice Department said its proposal seeks to reform a law known as....
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Technology Business Management could play a role in future FITARA Scorecards

Cert.europa.eu - sze, 09/23/2020 - 21:37
modernization Technology Business Management could play a role in future FITARA Scorecards. David Shive speaks Jan. 14, 2020, at the Data Cloud Summit presented by Cloudera and produced by FedScoop. (Scoop News Group) Written by Sep 23, 2020 | FEDSCOOP.
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