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19K Orange Livebox Modems Open to Attack

Kapersky Labs - Wed, 26/12/2018 - 15:05
A simple flaw allows attackers to derive WiFi credentials with little effort.
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Top 2018 Security and Privacy Stories

Kapersky Labs - Wed, 26/12/2018 - 12:35
The top cybersecurity and privacy trends that biggest impact in 2018.
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2019: The Year Ahead in Cybersecurity

Kapersky Labs - Tue, 25/12/2018 - 12:00
What are the top cyber trends to watch out for in 2019? Here's what we're hearing.
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Could you speak up a bit? I didn't catch your password

The Register - Tue, 25/12/2018 - 10:00
We won't need security experts when there's no security left

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  I want to be your backdoor man. Or so asserted Robert Plant at the end of Whole Lotta Love. Hey ho.…

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Critical Bug Patched in Schneider Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 24/12/2018 - 17:28
Vulnerability in electric car charging stations could allow attackers to compromise devices.
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San Diego School District Data Breach Hits 500k Students

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 24/12/2018 - 14:38
A phishing attack led to the data breach of students' social security numbers, addresses, and more.
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2018: A Banner Year for Breaches

Kapersky Labs - Mon, 24/12/2018 - 12:00
A look back at the blizzard of breaches that made up 2018.
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Your two-minute infosec roundup: Drone arrests, Alexa bot hack, Windows zero-day, and more

The Register - Sat, 22/12/2018 - 03:02
Some last-minute wrapping of security-related tips from this week

Roundup  If you're reading this while on-call for IT support, network security, or what have you, then we salute you. If you're reading this to avoid Christmas present wrapping or hobnobbing with awkward relatives, or similar, then, well, let us shake your hand.…

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FBI Denies Service to 15 DDoS-for-Hire Sites, Charges Operators

Kapersky Labs - Fri, 21/12/2018 - 17:39
The FBI has taken down several of the largest DDoS-as-a-service sites on the web.
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Caribou Coffee, Bruegger’s Bagels Bitten by Months-Long Breach

Kapersky Labs - Fri, 21/12/2018 - 15:32
Hackers targeted hundreds of bagel stores across the U.S. to devour customers' credit card info.
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London Gatwick Airport reopens but drone chaos perps still not found

The Register - Fri, 21/12/2018 - 11:22
Strange tale leaves 120k bods displaced during Xmas rush

London Gatwick Airport has reopened after closing for more than a day due to a seemingly deliberate drone disruption ploy – but police still haven't caught the perpetrators.…

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2018 ain't done yet... Amazon sent Alexa recordings of man and girlfriend to stranger

The Register - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 23:20
Just human error, internet giant shrugs after GDPR request went wrong. No sh!t, Sherlock

A German man was very confused when he received, at his request, all the information that Amazon possessed on him.…

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Uncle Sam fingers two Chinese men for hacking tech, aerospace, defense on behalf of Beijing

The Register - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 20:42
As pair charged with mega-cyber-espionage, Brits pile on: 'These activities must stop'

American prosecutors have accused two men, linked to the Chinese government, of conspiring to hack dozens of cloud giants, aerospace and defense companies, chip designers, and other organizations globally, to swipe blueprints and other secrets.…

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Huawei Router Flaw Leaks Default Credential Status

Kapersky Labs - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 20:41
It makes it simple for attackers to find devices to take over and add to botnets.
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U.S. Indicts China-Backed Duo for Massive, Years-Long Spy Campaign

Kapersky Labs - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 19:38
The homeland security implications are significant: the two, working with Beijing-backed APT10, allegedly stole sensitive data from orgs like the Navy and NASA.
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Amazon Sends 1,700 Alexa Voice Recordings to a Random Person

Kapersky Labs - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 15:24
The intimate recordings paint a detailed picture of a man's life.
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Facebook Admits Giving Partners Access to Messages

Kapersky Labs - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 14:32
A Facebook partnership with Netflix, Dropbox, Spotify, and Royal Bank of Canada gave them access to messages.
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Microsoft IE Zero Day Gets Emergency Patch

Kapersky Labs - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 14:30
Microsoft issued an out-of-band patch for a zero day bug in its Internet Explorer browser.
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France next up behind UK and Netherlands to pummel Uber with €400k fine over 2016 breach

The Register - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 13:23
Dara and pals told to hand over yet another cash wodge for hack it spent $100k covering up

Uber has been slapped with a €400,000 fine by the French data protection agency for the hack that exposed the data of 57 million users.…

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'Multiple' reports of drones shut down London's Gatwick airport

The Register - Thu, 20/12/2018 - 09:38
Christmas tradition of travel chaos continues

No flights have left London's Gatwick Airport since just before 21:00 UTC last night after drones were apparently spotted over the airspace.…

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