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Let's Encrypt disables TLS-SNI-01 validation

7 hours 56 min ago
It is possible to exploit the protocol to obtain certificates for domains you do not own.
Categories: Security News

Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over 2015 data breach

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:02
The successful cyberattack exposed information belonging to millions of UK customers.
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Adobe patches information leak vulnerability

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 03:10
The bug impacts Windows, Mac, and Linux machines.
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Savage Security snapped up by Threatcare

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:30
Savage Security was assisting Threatcare with research before the buyout.
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Microsoft says older Windows versions will face greatest performance hits after Meltdown, Spectre patches

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:00
Windows 7 and Windows 8 users will notice the greatest decrease in system performance after the processor patches are applied.
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FBI locked out of 7,775 encrypted devices in 2017, says director

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:08
FBI director Christopher Wray said he supports strong encryption but called an inability to access encrypted devices an "urgent public safety issue."
Categories: Security News

With WPA3, Wi-Fi security is about to get a lot tougher

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:28
Finally, a security reprieve for open Wi-Fi hotspot users.
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CoffeeMiner hijacks public Wi-Fi users' browsing sessions to mine cryptocurrency

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 05:17
A new attack called CoffeeMiner can exploit public Wi-Fi services to secretly mine cryptocurrencies.
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Warrantless phone, laptop searches at the US border hit record levels

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 14:56
One leading Democratic senator says the newly-enacted directives explicitly allow border officials to try to bypass the password or encryption on a device without reasonable suspicion.
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Amazon turns over record amount of customer data to US law enforcement

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:04
The company's fifth transparency report reveals more customer data was handed to US law enforcement in the first-half of last year than ever before.
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Zero-day vulnerabilities hijack full Dell EMC Data Protection Suite

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 09:00
Researchers have discovered severe vulnerabilities in the suite which can lead to full system takeover.
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Gemalto launches a new contactless credit card with a fingerprint reader

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:19
The new biometric-powered contactless cards use fingerprint recognition to authenticate the cardholder, in an effort to cut down on in-store fraud.
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White House bans personal phones in the West Wing, citing security risks. (It only took a year.)

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:11
The White House chief information security officer, whose job it is to protect the president and senior staff from cyber threats, was fired in February and has not been replaced.
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PyCryptoMiner enslaves your PC to mine Monero

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 05:22
The botnet's creator is quietly cashing in on the craze for cryptocurrency.
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Critical flaws revealed to affect most Intel chips since 1995

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 16:00
Most Intel processors and some ARM chips are confirmed to be vulnerable, putting billions of devices at risk of attacks. One of the security researchers said the bugs are "going to haunt us for years."
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Tech giants scramble to fix critical Intel chip security flaw

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 13:26
Intel can't fix the design flaw, forcing operating system and software makers to step in.
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Satori IoT botnet malware code given away for Christmas

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 03:36
It is a Happy New Year for threat actors targeting Huawei devices, it appears.
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10 things in cybersecurity that you might have missed in 2017

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 06:06
From frustrating to mysterious to downright creepy, here are ten things we learned during 2017.
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Forever 21 investigation reveals malware presence at some stores

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 02:46
A recent data breach involved the installation of malware at point-of-sale systems at a number of outlets.
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