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Now you, too, can snoop on mobe users from 3G to 5G with a Raspberry Pi and €1,100 of gizmos

The Register - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 11:30
Crypto-boffins' paper shows AKA protocol still broken

A protocol meant to protect smartphone users' privacy is vulnerable to fake base station attacks all the way from 3G to 5G, according to a group of international researchers. All the baddies need is a little over €1,100 worth of kit and a laptop.…

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Google Chrome 71 Touts 43 Fixes, Fights Ad Abuse

Kapersky Labs - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 04:34
The browser comes with a new set of protections to block pop-ups that could lead to 'abusive experiences.'
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GOPwned: Republicans fall victim to email hack

The Register - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 23:44
NRCC says it was hit in run-up to 2018 elections

The National Republican Congressional Committee, the Republican Party's campaigning arm, has confirmed it has fallen victim to a major compromise of its email system.…

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1-800-Flowers Becomes Latest Payment Breach Victim

Kapersky Labs - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 21:00
Details are so far scant in this latest in a string of data breaches.
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He's not cracked RSA-1024 encryption, he's a very naughty Belarusian ransomware middleman

The Register - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 18:15
Dr Shifro pays ransom, gets discount and adds its own margin, says Check Point

A ransomware decryption service has turned out to be – quelle surprise – a Belarusian middleman who simply pays the ransom and adds his own profit margin to the hapless victim's bill.…

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Google Patches 11 Critical RCE Android Vulnerabilities

Kapersky Labs - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 16:56
Google’s December Android Security Bulletin tackles 53 unique flaws.
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Quora Breach Exposes a Wealth of Info on 100M Users

Kapersky Labs - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 14:29
The information is an early Christmas gift for any social engineer.
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Magecart Group Ups Ante: Now Goes After Admin Credentials

Kapersky Labs - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 11:00
The group's skimmer has added some capabilities that steals credentials from admins.
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Yet another mega-leak: 100 million Quora accounts compromised by system invaders

The Register - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 07:01
Passwords should be safe, but reset just in case

Someone's taken a wander through the systems of question-and-answer website Quora, pilfering account details of 100 million users.…

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Customers baffled as Citrix forces password changes for Sharefile

The Register - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 00:23
Customers confused over requests to change credentials

Citrix says there is no reason to panic after it asked customers to reset their passwords on its Sharefile service.…

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Lawsuit Claims Pegasus Spyware Helped Saudis Spy on Khashoggi

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 21:30
The lawsuit alleges that NSO Group violated international law by allowing Pegasus to be used by oppressive regimes to hunt dissidents and journalists.
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Container code cluster-fact: There's a hole in Kubernetes

The Register - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 20:40
Critical bug brings bevy of patches

The keepers of Kubernetes, the rather popular software container orchestration system, have pushed out three new releases that patch a critical flaw.…

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Czech yourself, Russia! Prague says its foreign ministry was breached for more than a year

The Register - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 19:43
Report claims that from 2016-2017 the FSB was reading agency's emails

The Czech Republic says that Russian government hackers were intercepting and snooping on communications for one of its agencies for more than a year.…

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Chris Vickery on the Marriott Breach and a Rash of Recent High-Profile Hacks

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 17:54
In this Newsmaker Interview, ‘breach hunter’ Chris Vickery explores a recent spate of breaches from Marriott, USPS and Dell EMC.
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U.S. Military Members Catfished and Hooked for Thousands of Dollars

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 17:06
Prisoners in South Carolina posed convincingly as beautiful women on social media platforms.
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Lenovo Ordered to Pay $7.3M in Superfish Fiasco

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 15:50
The laptop giant will settle a 32-state class-action lawsuit stemming from pre-installing vulnerable ad-targeting software.
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iOS Fitness Apps Robbing Money From Apple Victims

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 15:42
The two apps, “Fitness Balance App” and “Calories Tracker app,” were tricking users into payments of $120.
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YouTuber PewDiePie Promoted Via 50K Hacked Printers

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:53
The incident sheds light on just how insecure printers are.
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Wanna save yourself against NotPetya? Try this one little Windows tweak

The Register - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 13:40
NCC Group discovers network-saving quirk during worm tests

An infosec firm has unleashed a NotPetya-style worm onto a customer’s network – and discovered that a simple Windows Active Directory tweak has a surprising effect on self-spreading malware.…

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AWS has a security hub, Open SSL has a new license, London has a problem with cryptocoins, and more

The Register - Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:01
Plus, South Carolina convicts go catfishing

Roundup  November ended with a week of medical mishaps, near disaster at Dell, and the introduction of Pesky Pepper.…

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