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Hacker cyber-gang: Give us cyber-cash for cyber-cache of 18,000 stolen Sept 11th insurance docs

The Register - Thu, 03/01/2019 - 00:20
Law firm computers raided, siphoned of info – and companies can pay to redact files, it is claimed

The hackers who claim to have breached a British insurer last year say their cache of pilfered files include confidential documents on the September 11 terrorist attacks.…

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Detailed: How Russian government's Fancy Bear UEFI rootkit sneaks onto Windows PCs

The Register - Wed, 02/01/2019 - 23:13
ESET sheds new light on 'Lojax' firmware infection

ESET eggheads have shed more light on the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) rootkit being used by the Kremlin's Fancy Bear hacking crew.…

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Newsmaker Interview: Bruce Schneier on Physical Cyber Threats

Kapersky Labs - Wed, 02/01/2019 - 20:03
Bruce Schneier discusses the clash between critical infrastructure and cyber threats.
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EU Offers Bug Bounties For 14 Open Source Projects

Kapersky Labs - Wed, 02/01/2019 - 15:59
As the bug bounty programs begin to roll out in January, security experts worry that the programs miss the mark on truly securing open source projects.
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Chrome in Android Leaks Device Fingerprinting Info

Kapersky Labs - Wed, 02/01/2019 - 15:42
Attackers could craft a campaign that makes use of the device profile in order to exploit any vulnerabilities in a targeted fashion.
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Train for the fight against cybercrime at SANS London 2019

The Register - Wed, 02/01/2019 - 14:48
Ten intensive courses promise to cover every angle

Promo  As new and ever more inventive threats keep crowding over the IT horizon, the security professional is under constant pressure to stay ahead of the cybercriminals.…

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Open-source devs: Wget off your bloated festive behinds and patch this user cred-blabbing bug

The Register - Wed, 02/01/2019 - 11:36
New year, new security fails, new CVE

Happy New Year! Oh, and if you include GNU's wget utility in software you write, pull down the new version released on Boxing Day and push out updates to your users.…

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What happens when a Royal Navy warship sees a NATO task force headed straight for it? A crash course in Morse

The Register - Wed, 02/01/2019 - 10:37
Plus: Your vulture clocked the Northern Lights from the Arctic Circle

Boatnotes  What's it like aboard a warship? Aside from the glamorous bits when Russian jets are whizzing past and there's lots to do? El Reg not only went aboard HMS Enterprise to find out – we scored a trip to the Arctic Circle courtesy of the Royal Navy.…

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Threatlist: Dark Web Markets See an Evolution in Q3

Kapersky Labs - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 12:33
Vulnerabilities, stolen credentials and an evolution of marketplaces mark the Dark Web in Q3.
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2019 Malware Trends to Watch

Kapersky Labs - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 12:07
Here are 10 top malware trends to watch for in the New Year.
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Malware Attack Crippled Production of Major U.S. Newspapers

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 31/12/2018 - 16:05
Reports have linked the attack to the Ryuk ransomware.
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Cryptocurrency Wallet Hacks Spark Dustup

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 31/12/2018 - 14:34
Cryptocurrency wallets Trezor and Ledger are vulnerable to a number of different type attacks, researchers say.
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How Facebook Tracks Non-Users via Android Apps

Kapersky Labs - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 12:14
Facebook tracks Android users via apps, even if they aren’t Facebook users.
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‘Snowden Refugee’ Has No Regrets for Helping Whistleblower

Kapersky Labs - Sat, 29/12/2018 - 20:25
Woman who helped hide Edward Snowden faces uncertain future and says she has no regrets.
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First-Ever UEFI Rootkit Tied to Sednit APT

Kapersky Labs - Fri, 28/12/2018 - 20:02
Researcher at ESET outlines research on the first successful UEFI rootkit used in the wild.
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Guardzilla Home Cameras Open to Anyone Wanting to Watch Their Footage

Kapersky Labs - Fri, 28/12/2018 - 16:12
The home surveillance cams have hard-coded credentials.
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Hijacking Online Accounts Via Hacked Voicemail Systems

Kapersky Labs - Fri, 28/12/2018 - 15:24
Proof-of-concept hack of a voicemail systems shows how it can lead to account takeovers multiple online services.
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35C3 Day One: Security, Art and Hacking

Kapersky Labs - Fri, 28/12/2018 - 15:14
Conference showcases cutting-edge cybersecurity research, hacking collectives and art.
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FTC Warns of Netflix Phishing Scam Making Rounds

Kapersky Labs - Thu, 27/12/2018 - 13:52
The scam targets Netflix users and asks for payment information.
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It's the end of 2018, and this is your year in security

The Register - Thu, 27/12/2018 - 13:37
From fried chips to stuffed elections, a look back at the year that was

The 2018 calendar year saw an interesting mix of both technical and strategic questions, as engineers were met with new problems and execs were forced to cope with stark new realities.…

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