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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
A RAT Just Made It in the Global Threat Index’s Top 10

A RAT Just Made It in the Global Threat Index’s Top 10

Cryptominers, worms, and malvertising took the other spots

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
G Suite Adds Advanced Password Controls

G Suite Adds Advanced Password Controls

Admins can now force users to use strong passwords

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
Firefox Now Alerts You of Website Data Breaches While You're Browsing the Web

Firefox Now Alerts You of Website Data Breaches While You're Browsing the Web

Uses the Firefox Monitor service to alert of site breaches

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
85 Percent of ATMs Can Be Hacked in Under 15 Minutes via Network

85 Percent of ATMs Can Be Hacked in Under 15 Minutes via Network

NCR, Diebold Nixdorf, and GRGBanking ATMs were tested

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
500 Percent Increase in macOS/iOS Ransomware Attacks During 1H 2018

500 Percent Increase in macOS/iOS Ransomware Attacks During 1H 2018

MSPs report 5+ attacks on their client base on average

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
Microsoft Patches RCE Vulnerabilities in Word, Excel, and Windows Search

Microsoft Patches RCE Vulnerabilities in Word, Excel, and Windows Search

Memory corruption and buffer overflow bugs behind the issues

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
21K Donors Had Their Personal Info Leaked Following Kars4Kids Data Breach

21K Donors Had Their Personal Info Leaked Following Kars4Kids Data Breach

Exposed MongoDB database PII of 21,612 donors and customers

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
1,000 Bitcoins Ransom Asked from Media Prima After Successful Ransomware Attack

1,000 Bitcoins Ransom Asked from Media Prima After Successful Ransomware Attack

Attackers locked Media Prima Berhad's email system

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
Most Free VPN Mobile Apps Offer Little-to-No Privacy, Might Spy on Their Users

Most Free VPN Mobile Apps Offer Little-to-No Privacy, Might Spy on Their Users

Untrustworthy VPNs are an issue on App Store and Google Play

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 14th, 2018
Californian Pleads Guilty to Deadly Swatting, Bomb Hoax Threats Against FBI, FCC

Californian Pleads Guilty to Deadly Swatting, Bomb Hoax Threats Against FBI, FCC

Also pleaded guilty to cyberstalking and related crimes

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 13th, 2018
Fake Crypto Wallet Apps Discovered in Google Play, Built Using Drag-n-Drop

Fake Crypto Wallet Apps Discovered in Google Play, Built Using Drag-n-Drop

Attack methods: phishing credentials and stealing crypto

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 13th, 2018
Fixed Facebook Privacy Bug Could Have Allowed Bad Actors to Steal Personal Info

Fixed Facebook Privacy Bug Could Have Allowed Bad Actors to Steal Personal Info

Security issue resided in iframe used for internal tracking

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 13th, 2018
Accidental BGP Hijacking Takes Down Google Search, G Suite, and Google Analytics

Accidental BGP Hijacking Takes Down Google Search, G Suite, and Google Analytics

BGP Incident Caused by Nigerian MainOne ISP

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 13th, 2018
Privacy International Files GDPR Complaints Against Oracle, Equifax, More

Privacy International Files GDPR Complaints Against Oracle, Equifax, More

Wants to expose data collection for profiling purposes

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 12th, 2018
First ICO Computer Misuse Act Prosecution Gets NARS Employee Six Months in Jail

First ICO Computer Misuse Act Prosecution Gets NARS Employee Six Months in Jail

He accessed thousands of records without permission

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 12th, 2018
50 Countries Vow to Fight Cybercrime. US, Russia, and China Not Among Them

50 Countries Vow to Fight Cybercrime. US, Russia, and China Not Among Them

More than 150 tech companies also signed the pledge

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 12th, 2018
The White Company, A New State-Sponsored APT Discovered by Cylance

The White Company, A New State-Sponsored APT Discovered by Cylance

The Pakistani military is the group's main target

 
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