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Naive IoT botnet wastes its time mining cryptocurrency

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 04:42
Operators of LiquorBot botnet waste their time trying to mine Monero on hacked SOHO routers.
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Signal app will support 'view-once' images and videos

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/07/2020 - 19:52
Support for ephemeral multimedia messages to arrive in Signal within weeks.
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Google Chrome to hide notification spam starting February 2020

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/07/2020 - 16:49
Chrome 80, scheduled for release in February 2020, will block notification popups by default.
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Travelex faces ransom demands following NYE malware attack

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/07/2020 - 09:02
The currency exchange has been issued a deadline to pay up by those responsible.
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UK man sentenced to prison for hacking and spying on victims through their webcams

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/07/2020 - 08:36
UK police say suspect recorded victims during intimate moments using malware named Imminent Monitor RAT.
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YouTube rolls out changes for COPPA compliance, expects 'significant impact' for creators

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/07/2020 - 08:29
Content creators may be in for a bumpy ride.
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Insight Partners acquires enterprise security firm Armis in $1.1 billion deal

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/07/2020 - 07:00
Insight Partners says the deal addresses a global enterprise endpoint security need.
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USB Cable Kill Switch for Laptops

Schneier on Security - Tue, 01/07/2020 - 06:03
BusKill is designed to wipe your laptop (Linux only) if it is snatched from you in a public place: The idea is to connect the BusKill cable to your Linux laptop on one end, and to your belt, on the other end. When someone yanks your laptop from your lap or table, the USB cable disconnects from the laptop and... Bruce Schneier
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