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Mozilla has banned nearly 200 malicious Firefox add-ons over the last two weeks

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 02:00
Mozilla's security staff is cracking down on malicious Firefox add-ons.
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Trend Micro antivirus zero-day used in Mitsubishi Electric hack

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 14:51
Hackers exploited a Trend Micro OfficeScan zero-day to plant malicious files on Mitsubishi Electric servers.
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Class-action lawsuit filed against controversial Clearview AI startup

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:05
Plaintiffs claim New York startup broke Illinois privacy laws regarding the use of residents' biometrics data.
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Hackers target unpatched Citrix servers to deploy ransomware

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 08:10
REvil ransomware gang has been spotted abusing Citrix bug to infect victims.
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Privacy worries cited as possible reason for DNA test firm 23andMe's sales downturn

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 07:39
It may be no surprise considering US law enforcement was recently granted permission to plunder DNA databases.
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Citrix releases new patches to plug critical server vulnerability

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 05:58
Additional versions of Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway can now be protected against the severe security issue.
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Owner of stolen data marketplace Cardplanet pleads guilty

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 04:47
The trading post was a hotbed of stolen US credit card information.
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New York state wants to ban government agencies from paying ransomware demands

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:26
Another NY Senate bill would create a cyber security enhancement fund and restricting the use of taxpayer moneys in paying ransoms
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MDhex vulnerabilities impact GE patient vital signs monitoring devices

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:34
GE Healthcare plans to release patches in Q2 2020.
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Someone is uninstalling the Phorpiex malware from infected PCs and telling users to install an antivirus

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:57
Malware analysts believe someone has hijacked the Phorpiex botnet from its creator and is sabotaging its operations by alerting users they've been infected.
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A timeline of events surrounding the Bezos phone hack

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:23
Bezos hack connected to Khashoggi murder and the Washington Post's subsequent media coverage.
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Microsoft to forcibly install Bing search extension in Chrome for Office 365 ProPlus users

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 08:55
Microsoft will change the default search engine in Chrome from Google to Bing for its Office 365 ProPlus customers starting mid-February.
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Coalition acquires IoT search engine BinaryEdge

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 08:00
US cyber-insurer Coalition buys BinaryEdge for undisclosed sum to boost its cyber insurance policy offering.
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Microsoft discloses security breach of customer support database

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 07:28
Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.
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Data leak strikes US cannabis users, sensitive information exposed

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 07:00
A database backing point-of-sale systems used in medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries has been compromised.
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ProtonVPN apps handed to open source community in transparency push

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 06:28
The code backing ProtonVPN apps on all platforms can now be examined at leisure.
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In enterprise attack wave, NetWire Trojan now buries itself in disk image files

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 04:42
Enterprise companies are being targeted by a business email scam harnessing the Trojan.
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German government to pay €800,000 in Windows 7 ESU fees this year

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 02:28
The sum represents ESU fees for over 33,000 government workstations that are still running Windows 7, allowing German government systems to receive security updates for one more year.
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Microsoft discovers new sLoad 2.0 (Starslord) malware

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 14:27
sLoad malware gangs makes a comeback after having operations exposed last month.
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US Cyber Command was not prepared to handle the amount of data it hacked from ISIS

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:53
Operation Glowing Symphony was a success, but Cyber Command operators were not prepared for the amount of data they found in hacked ISIS accounts and servers.
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