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The Nature of Mass Exploitation Campaigns

Kapersky Labs - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 14:05
Examples of how attackers carry out mass exploitation campaigns and how to defend against them.
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US told to quit sharing data with human rights-violating surveillance regime. Which one, you ask? That'd be the UK

The Register - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 13:15
Nonprofits urge Congress not to sign deal under CLOUD Act

UK authorities should not be granted access to data held by American companies because British laws don't meet human rights obligations, nine nonprofits have said.…

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It's a patch bonanza as Microsoft showers its OS platforms with update love

The Register - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 12:40
Administrators really hate this one weird bug in Windows Server 2016, but MS plays nice with iCloud again

Microsoft issued a whole bunch of updates last night, including one to deal with an alarming bug in Windows Server 2016.…

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Hot fuzz: Bug detectives whip up smarter version of classic AFL fuzzer to hunt code vulnerabilities

The Register - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 08:03
Flaw-spotting toolkit already has 42 zero-days to its name

A group of university researchers from around the globe have teamed up to develop what they say is a powerful new tool to root out security flaws.…

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3ve Offline: Countless Windows PCs using 1.7m IP addresses hacked to 'view' up to 12 billion adverts a day

The Register - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 01:32
Feds, Google, security orgs dismantle fraud botnet, eight people charged

A collection of cybersecurity companies, Google, and the Feds are sharing details on how they uncovered and dismantled a massive ad-fraud operation known as "3ve" (pronounced "Eve".)…

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Pegasus Spyware Targets Investigative Journalists in Mexico

Kapersky Labs - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 22:57
Colleagues of slain Javier Valdez Cárdenas, known for investigating drug cartels, were targeted just days after his death.
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