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How Web Apps Can Turn Browser Extensions Into Backdoors

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 18:45
Researchers show how rogue web applications can be used to attack vulnerable browser extensions in a hack that gives adversaries access to private user data.
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Google Fined $57M in Largest GDPR Slap Yet

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 17:05
The French Data Protection Authority (DPA) found a lack of transparency when it comes to how Google harvests and uses personal data for ad-targeting purposes.
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Adobe Issues Unscheduled Updates for Experience Manager Platform

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 15:21
The patches are part of Adobe's second unscheduled update this month.
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Google Play Removes Malicious Malware-Ridden Apps

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 21:00
Two apps on Google Play were infecting devices with the Anubis mobile banking trojan.
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Fallout EK Retools for a Fresh New 2019 Look

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 19:58
The Fallout EK has added the latest Flash vulnerability to its bad of tricks, among other tune-ups.
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Threatpost News Wrap Podcast For Jan. 18

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 17:58
Threatpost editors break down the top headlines from the week ended Jan. 18.
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Critical, Unpatched Cisco Flaw Leaves Small Business Networks Wide Open

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 17:30
A default configuration allows full admin access to unauthenticated attackers.
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Twitter Android Glitch Exposed Private Tweets for Years

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 14:42
Twitter has fixed the issue, which has been ongoing since 2014.
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Microsoft Launches Azure DevOps Bug Bounty Program

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 22:36
Microsoft is offering rewards of up to $20,000 for flaws in its Azure DevOps online services and the latest release of the Azure DevOps server.
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Apple CEO Demands Federal Data Privacy Legislation

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 20:04
Apple CEO Tim Cook has called on the government to double down on data privacy regulation in 2019.
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Cyber-Jackpot: 773M Credentials Dumped on the Dark Web

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 15:41
Thousands of individual breaches make up the database, one of the largest troves of stolen credentials ever seen.
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Cryptomining Malware Uninstalls Cloud Security Products

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 14:03
New samples of cryptomining malware performs a never-before-seen function: uninstalling cloud security products.
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Threatpost Survey Says: 2FA is Just Fine, But Go Ahead and Kill SMS

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 22:09
Our reader poll showed overwhelming support for 2FA even in the wake of a bypass tool being released -- although lingering concerns remain.
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Millions of Oklahoma Gov Files Exposed by Wide-Open Server

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 20:25
The storage server was left open for about a week and exposed everything from sensitive FBI investigations to data related to patients with AIDS.
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U.S. Issues Multiple Charges For 2016 SEC Hack

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 16:47
The two were able to hack into the SEC's computer systems due to phishing attacks that stole credentials and spread malware.
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Fortnite Hacked Via Insecure Single Sign-On

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 16:16
Leaky Fortnite single sign-on mechanism could have allowed hackers to access game accounts.
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Magecart Returns with Advertising Library Tactic

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:11
The threat group also has a new subsidiary, Magecart Group 12.
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VOIPO Database Exposes Millions of Texts, Call Logs

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 14:00
VOIPO acknowledged that a development server had been accidentally left publicly accessible, and took the server offline.
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IDenticard Zero-Days Allow Corporate Building Access, Location Recon

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 22:43
Multiple hardcoded passwords allow attackers to create badges to gain building entry, access video surveillance feeds, manipulate databases and more.
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Data Breach Roundup: U.S. Healthcare, Cryptopia, SingHealth and Experian

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 21:44
January is off to a running start on the data breach front, while Experian is predicting new attack frontiers ahead.
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