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Beer rating app reveals homes and identities of spies and military bods, warns Bellingcat

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 21:01
We tested it and found a naval officer's partner and kids - they're not kidding

A beer and pub-rating app built off the back of Foursquare’s location-tracking API poses a risk to the security of military and intelligence personnel, according to legendary OSINT website Bellingcat.…

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Beer rating app reveals homes and identities of spies and military bods, warns Bellingcat

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 21:01
We tested it and found a naval officer's partner and kids - they're not kidding

A beer and pub-rating app built off the back of Foursquare’s location-tracking API poses a risk to the security of military and intelligence personnel, according to legendary OSINT website Bellingcat.…

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Easyjet hacked: 9 million people's data accessed plus 2,200 folks' credit card details grabbed

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 13:32
All together now: The hackers were 'highly sophisticated'

Updated  Budget British airline Easyjet has been hacked, it has told the stock markets, admitting nine million people's details were accessed and more than 2,000 customers' credit card details stolen.…

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Easyjet hacked: 9 million people's data accessed plus 2,200 folks' credit card details grabbed

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 13:32
All together now: The hackers were 'highly sophisticated'

Updated  Budget British airline Easyjet has been hacked, it has told the stock markets, admitting nine million people's details were accessed and more than 2,000 customers' credit card details stolen.…

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Open letter from digital rights groups to UK health secretary questions big tech's role in NHS COVID-19 data store

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 12:55
Promises of transparency about handling of citizens' health data haven't been fulfilled – campaigners

A broad-based campaign group has written to UK health secretary Matt Hancock calling for greater openness in the government's embrace of private-sector tech companies contracted to provide a data store and dashboards as part of the NHS response to the COVID-19 outbreak.…

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Open letter from digital rights groups to UK health secretary questions big tech's role in NHS COVID-19 data store

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 12:55
Promises of transparency about handling of citizens' health data haven't been fulfilled – campaigners

A broad-based campaign group has written to UK health secretary Matt Hancock calling for greater openness in the government's embrace of private-sector tech companies contracted to provide a data store and dashboards as part of the NHS response to the COVID-19 outbreak.…

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AT&T tracked its own sales bods using GPS, secretly charged them $135 a month to do so, lawsuit claims

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 12:10
See, it's not just users getting shafted

AT&T tracks its sales reps to make sure they keep to its schedule and then charges them for doing so, claims one of its "in-home experts" Daniel Gunther.…

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AT&T tracked its own sales bods using GPS, secretly charged them $135 a month to do so, lawsuit claims

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 12:10
See, it's not just users getting shafted

AT&T tracks its sales reps to make sure they keep to its schedule and then charges them for doing so, claims one of its "in-home experts" Daniel Gunther.…

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Magecart malware merrily sipped card details, evaded security scans on UK e-tailer Páramo for almost 8 months

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 10:45
More than 3,500 folks' payment info quietly stolen

A card-skimming Magecart malware infection lingered on a British outdoor clothing retailer's website without detection for nearly eight months despite regular security scans.…

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Magecart malware merrily sipped card details, evaded security scans on UK e-tailer Páramo for almost 8 months

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 10:45
More than 3,500 folks' payment info quietly stolen

A card-skimming Magecart malware infection lingered on a British outdoor clothing retailer's website without detection for nearly eight months despite regular security scans.…

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Get your live, GIAC-certified, online cybersecurity training from SANS – available now

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 07:00
Real instructors, flexible options, hands-on virtual environments

Promo  The SANS Institute continues its mission to teach cybersecurity skills during the coronavirus lockdown: it now offers a slew of courses that feature live interaction with world-class instructors that go hand in hand with the many certifications from GIAC, which has also moved its offering online with proctored exams available from the end of May.…

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Get your live, GIAC-certified, online cybersecurity training from SANS – available now

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 07:00
Real instructors, flexible options, hands-on virtual environments

Promo  The SANS Institute continues its mission to teach cybersecurity skills during the coronavirus lockdown: it now offers a slew of courses that feature live interaction with world-class instructors that go hand in hand with the many certifications from GIAC, which has also moved its offering online with proctored exams available from the end of May.…

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Insider threat? Pffft. Hackers on the outside are the ones mostly making off with your private biz data, says Verizon

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 05:01
Malware-led intrusions falling out of fashion, too

Outside hackers were to blame for most data thefts last year, while in-house drama contributed to only a fifth of total computer security incidents, Verizon reckons.…

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Insider threat? Pffft. Hackers on the outside are the ones mostly making off with your private biz data, says Verizon

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 05:01
Malware-led intrusions falling out of fashion, too

Outside hackers were to blame for most data thefts last year, while in-house drama contributed to only a fifth of total computer security incidents, Verizon reckons.…

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With millions upon millions out of work in the US, here come the scammers claiming victims' unemployment money using stolen info

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 02:26
State program funds targeted by crooks, Secret Service tells El Reg

With US unemployment threatening to reach its highest level since the Great Depression, hackers around the globe are using stolen personal information to file fraudulent benefits claims and steal millions of dollars destined for jobless Americans.…

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With millions upon millions out of work in the US, here come the scammers claiming victims' unemployment money using stolen info

The Register - Tue, 19/05/2020 - 02:26
State program funds targeted by crooks, Secret Service tells El Reg

With US unemployment threatening to reach its highest level since the Great Depression, hackers around the globe are using stolen personal information to file fraudulent benefits claims and steal millions of dollars destined for jobless Americans.…

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Attorney General: We didn't need Apple to crack terrorist's iPhones – tho we still want iGiant to do it in future

The Register - Mon, 18/05/2020 - 23:09
Feds gain access to military base shooter's mobes using outside tools

The US Department of Justice is once again taking Apple to task for not cooperating with device decryption requests, even after it announced that it had retrieved information from a pair of iPhones without Cupertino's help.…

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Attorney General: We didn't need Apple to crack terrorist's iPhones – tho we still want iGiant to do it in future

The Register - Mon, 18/05/2020 - 23:09
Feds gain access to military base shooter's mobes using outside tools

The US Department of Justice is once again taking Apple to task for not cooperating with device decryption requests, even after it announced that it had retrieved information from a pair of iPhones without Cupertino's help.…

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Apple's MagicPairing for Bluetooth fails to enchant after mischief-making bugs found hiding in the stack

The Register - Mon, 18/05/2020 - 21:48
Known and yet still unfixed flaws lurk in proprietary device-linking tech

Apple's proprietary approach to securing Bluetooth peripherals, known as MagicPairing, has some benefits, but not magical enough to make vulnerabilities vanish.…

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Apple's MagicPairing for Bluetooth fails to enchant after mischief-making bugs found hiding in the stack

The Register - Mon, 18/05/2020 - 21:48
Known and yet still unfixed flaws lurk in proprietary device-linking tech

Apple's proprietary approach to securing Bluetooth peripherals, known as MagicPairing, has some benefits, but not magical enough to make vulnerabilities vanish.…

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