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Iconic BugTraq security mailing list shuts down after 27 years

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 20:56
BugTraq launched in November 1993 and it was one of the first mailing lists dedicated to disclosing vulnerabilities.
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Joker's Stash, the internet's largest carding forum, is shutting down

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:23
Joker's Stash to shut down on February 15, 2021.
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Linux Mint fixes screensaver bypass discovered by two kids

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:28
Two children playing on their dad's computer accidentally found a way to bypass the screensaver and access locked systems.
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More than 10mil users installed Android apps that showed out-of-context ads

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 22:45
Google has removed all 164 offending Android apps from its official Play Store.
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NSA warns against using DoH inside enterprise networks

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 17:50
The NSA urges companies to host their own DoH resolvers and avoid sending DNS traffic to third-parties.
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Facebook sues two Chrome extension devs for scraping user data

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:16
Facebook filed a lawsuit today in Portugal against browser extension maker Oink and Stuff.
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SolarWinds defense: How to stop similar attacks

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:03
The Linux Foundation, which knows a thing or two about building secure software, has suggestions on how we can avoid SolarWinds type attacks in the future. It won't be easy. But it must be done.
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Cisco says it won't patch 74 security bugs in older RV routers that reached EOL

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:14
Cisco advises RV110W, RV130, RV130W, and RV215W device owners to migrate to newer gear.
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Apple removes feature that allowed its apps to bypass macOS firewalls and VPNs

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 07:32
The ContentFilterExclusionList has been removed in macOS 11.2 beta 2.
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Trump ban: No ‘moment for celebration’ in the eyes of Twitter chief

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 07:28
Analysis: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has highlighted how enmeshed private companies, politics, and public safety have become.
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Scam-as-a-Service operation made more than $6.5 million in 2020

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 05:00
"Classiscam" operation is made up of around 40 groups operating in the US and across several European countries.
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Ring trials customer video end-to-end encryption for smart doorbells

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 03:24
The security feature will be opt-in for users that want to encrypt their video feeds.
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Iranian cyberspies behind major Christmas SMS spear-phishing campaign

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 12:48
Iranian hackers managed to successfully hide URLs to phishing sites behind legitimate google.com links.
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TikTok tightens up privacy controls for young users

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 08:02
The default privacy setting for young users will now be set to private.
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RG Coins cryptocurrency exchange owner lands 10 years behind bars for money laundering

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 05:42
Prosecutors uncovered fake auctions, scammed customers, and a web of cash-to-cryptocurrency schemes.
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Adobe fixes critical code execution vulnerabilities in 2021's first major patch round

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 04:13
Seven different products have received fixes during January’s security update.
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Google reveals sophisticated Windows and Android hacking operation

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 13:59
The attackers used a combination of Android, Chrome, and Windows vulnerabilities, including both zero-days and n-days exploits.
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Microsoft fixes Defender zero-day in January 2021 Patch Tuesday

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:18
Microsoft fixes 83 security bugs in the January 2021 Patch Tuesday releases.
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Mimecast says hackers abused one of its certificates to access Microsoft accounts

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 09:44
Mimecast, a provider of email management software, said learned of the security incident from Microsoft.
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macOS malware used run-only AppleScripts to avoid detection for five years

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 08:53
The macOS.OSAMiner has been active since 2015, primarily infecting users in Asia.
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