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Apple publishes free resources to improve password security

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:56
The new tools are meant to help the developers of password managers and Apple hopes the tools will reduce the instances where users chose their own password rather than rely on the password manager.
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QNAP NAS devices targeted in another wave of ransomware attacks

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 11:50
eCh0raix ransomware gang returns with a new wave of attacks against QNAP NAS devices.
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China, Iran, and Russia worked together to call out US hypocrisy on BLM protests

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 22:55
Report from social media research group shows foreign diplomats and state-controlled media pounced on the US' abysmal handling of the BLM protests to attack the US as a beacon of freedom and further their own political goals.
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Google: Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaign staffers

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 12:28
Google's TAG team said phishing attacks against Biden and Trump campaign staffers were unsuccessful.
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How to remove yourself from Internet search results and hide your identity

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 09:48
Here is a step-by-step guide to reducing your digital footprint online, whether you want to lock down data or vanish entirely.
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Incognito mode detection still works in Chrome despite promise to fix

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 23:15
Google said last year that it would fix a bug that allowed sites to detect incognito mode, but no fix ever came.
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Hackers hijack one of Coincheck's domains for spear-phishing attacks

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:41
Hackers hijacked Coincheck's domain registrar account and then changed DNS settings.
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Google apps and websites get support for more security keys on iOS devices

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:00
You can now use hardware security keys to access Google apps and services running on iOS devices.
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Large-scale attack tries to steal configuration files from WordPress sites

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:14
Attackers tried to download configuration files from WordPress sites so they could steal database credentials.
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Facebook software engineer resigns with scathing criticism of the network’s refusal to act on ‘weaponized hatred’

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 06:27
The former Facebook employee accuses the social network of allowing “politicians to radicalize individuals and glorify violence.”
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Tor’s latest release makes it easier to find secure onion services

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 05:00
Tor Browser 9.5 is also working towards making Dark Web addresses easier to remember.
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Google opens up Advanced Protection Program to Nest devices

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 04:06
The move follows integration with services including Android and Chrome.
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Ransomware gang says it breached one of NASA's IT contractors

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:29
DopplePaymer ransomware gang claims to have breached DMI, a major US IT and cybersecurity provider, and one of NASA IT contractors.
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New cold boot attack affects seven years of LG Android smartphones

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 15:19
LG has released a firmware fix in May 2020. Attack requires physical access.
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REvil ransomware gang launches auction site to sell stolen data

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 11:04
Ransomware gang takes extortion to a whole new level. Threatens to auction Madonna's legal documents in a future auction.
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G Suite Marketplace primed for a privacy scandal, researchers warn

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 06:34
G Suite apps that have access to Drive and Gmail data found communicating with undisclosed external services.
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Amtrak discloses data breach, potential leak of customer account data

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 03:34
The rail service says that customer PII may have been compromised.
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VMware Cloud Director vulnerability could lead to hijack of enterprise server infrastructure

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:00
The security flaw handed over the keys to enterprise infrastructure.
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White House says security incidents at US federal agencies went down in 2019

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 15:58
US federal agencies reported 28,581 cyber-security incidents in 2019, down by 8% from 31,107 in 2018.
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After a breach, users rarely change their passwords, study finds

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 12:39
Only a third of users changed their password following a data breach.
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