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Ever-Changing Emotet Evolves Again with Fresh Evasion Tactic

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 18:33
It has added the technique of using malicious XML files as its delivery method.
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Threatpost Poll: Over Half of Firms Asked Struggle with Mobile Security

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 18:20
A Threatpost poll found that 52 percent don't feel prepared to prevent a mobile security incident from happening. The results reflect a challenging mobile security landscape.
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Coffee Meets Bagel Dating App Warns Users of Breach

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 17:27
The dating site said users' names and email addresses that were added to the system prior to May 2018 may be impacted.
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Google Play Cracks Down on Malicious Apps

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 16:32
Google Play said that app suspensions increased by 66 percent in 2018 on its platform.
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Critical OkCupid Flaw Exposes Daters to App Takeovers

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 12:30
The flaw is only one of many romance-related security issues as bad actors take advantage of Valentine's Day.
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Lenovo Watch X Riddled with Security Vulnerabilities

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 22:24
Researchers have identified multiple security issues with this Lenovo smartwatch.
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ThreatList: Banking Trojans Are Still The Top Big Bad for Email

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 20:55
Banking trojans, led by the ever-changing Emotet, dominated the email-borne threat landscape in Q4, according to Proofpoint.
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‘Dirty Sock’ Flaw in snapd Allows Root Access to Linux Servers

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 15:20
The issue affects default installations of Ubuntu Server and Desktop and is likely included in many Ubuntu-like Linux distributions.
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Unpatched Apple macOS Hole Exposes Safari Browsing History

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 15:15
There are no permission dialogues for apps in certain folders for macOS Mojave, which allows a malicious app to spy on browsing histories..
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Siemens Warns of Critical Remote-Code Execution ICS Flaw

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 22:59
The affected SICAM 230 process control system is used as an integrated energy system for utility companies, and as a monitoring system for smart-grid applications.
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Double-Stuffed: Dunkin’ Hit by Another Credential-Stuffing Attack

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 21:37
Dunkin' Donuts' loyalty program was hit with a credential stuffing attack that targeted names, email addresses, 16-digit DD Perks account numbers and DD Perks QR codes.
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Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Browser Bug Under Active Attack

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 21:34
In its February Patch Tuesday bulletin Microsoft patches four public bugs and one that under active attack.
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Critical WordPress Plugin Flaw Allows Complete Website Takeover

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 20:29
Users of the popular plugin, Simple Social Buttons, are encouraged to update to version 2.0.22.
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Attackers Completely Destroy VFEmail’s Secure Mail Infrastructure

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 20:25
"Every file server is lost, every backup server is lost.”
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Major Container Security Flaw Threatens Cascading Attacks

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 18:28
A fundamental component of container technologies like Docker, cri-o, containerd and Kubernetes contains an important vulnerability that could cause cascading attacks.
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Xiaomi M365 Electric Scooter Hacked and Remotely Controlled

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 18:16
Hackers up to 100 meters away could take over Xiaomi M365 scooters to brake or accelerate them.
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Adobe Fixes 43 Critical Acrobat and Reader Flaws

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 15:09
Overall, Adobe patched 75 important and critical vulnerabilities - including a flaw that could allow bad actors to steal victims’ hashed password values.
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Threatpost Poll: Is It Impossible to Secure Mobile Devices?

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 20:17
From spyware to leaky apps, mobile devices are facing a heightened level of threats. Are we prepared to secure them?
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U.S. Senators Urge VPN Ban for Federal Workers Over Spying

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 19:56
Wyden and Rubio are eyeing VPN services they say could be instruments of espionage for Russia and China.
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Temporary Patch Released For Adobe Reader Zero-Day

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 19:20
The zero-day flaw in Adobe Reader DC could allow bad actors to steal victims’ NTLM hashes.
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