Tag: security

How secure is your localhost domain? Hint - it may not be what it says 
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How secure is your localhost domain? Hint - it may not be what it says

According to the t-shirt 'There's no place like 127.0.0.1' but just how secure is this particular home? And should recommendations become instructions to end ambiguity?
One in every 359 emails are carrying a malicious payload says report 
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One in every 359 emails are carrying a malicious payload says report

That's a lot of malware.
Steganography attacks - using code hidden in images - on the rise 
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Steganography attacks - using code hidden in images - on the rise

Attacks using code hidden in pictures are difficult to detect and increasing in frequency but protective measures will get better say researchers.
Kaspersky (partly) launch its 2018 security products 
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Kaspersky (partly) launch its 2018 security products

Every year, with a rather confusing release schedule, Kaspersky’s global office will launch and announce their current range, but only in a select number of territories.
Malwarebytes for Mac 3 released 
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Malwarebytes for Mac 3 released

Although we’re still not convinced you really need additional third-party real-time protection on a Mac...
Kaspersky releases Internet Security 18 for Mac 
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Kaspersky releases Internet Security 18 for Mac

Do you need security software for your Mac?
Security researcher says ApplePay vulnerable to two separate attacks 
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Security researcher says ApplePay vulnerable to two separate attacks

Positive Technologies' Timur Yunusov says ApplePay's security measures mean that on paper it appears to have the perfect defence. But that's not case.
Security sucks: measures often disabled to increase productivity 
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Security sucks: measures often disabled to increase productivity

Research shows most pros would disable security to allow employees more freedom to get their work done.
A brief history of GnuPG: vital to online security but free and underfunded 
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A brief history of GnuPG: vital to online security but free and underfunded

GnuPGP still has many important uses today.
Two million Dow Jones customer details exposed via cloud 
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Two million Dow Jones customer details exposed via cloud

Personal details and some credit card info were vulnerable to hackers.
Store and synchronise your passwords with the free KeePassXC 
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Store and synchronise your passwords with the free KeePassXC

Accessing your data is becoming tougher with two-way authentication, multiple password entry options and having to answer ‘secret’ questions where you can’t always remember the answer.
SpyDealer Android malware steals data from Facebook, Skype, other apps 
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SpyDealer Android malware steals data from Facebook, Skype, other apps

Highly sophisticated SpyDealer malware attacks Android operating systems and can exfiltrate data from a range of popular apps.
Genio is the cheapest way to get military-grade phone encryption 
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Genio is the cheapest way to get military-grade phone encryption

Maximum security for you and yours.
Our concept of the network must change in the aftermath of WannaCry 
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Our concept of the network must change in the aftermath of WannaCry

Jay Chaudhry discusses why in the aftermath of WannaCry, our concept of the network has to change.
Linux systemd flaw could leave systems open to a buffer overflow attack 
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Linux systemd flaw could leave systems open to a buffer overflow attack

Hackers could remotely execute code via malicious DNS query using Linux distributions that shipped with systemd versions 223 to 233, causing buffer overflow.
Australian speed cameras infected with WannaCry ransomware 
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Australian speed cameras infected with WannaCry ransomware

In the latest episode in the WannaCry saga, the infamous piece of ransomware has locked up dozens of speed cameras in regional of Victoria.
Malware piggybacks on IoT devices from Vietnam and Taiwan - Kaspersky 
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Malware piggybacks on IoT devices from Vietnam and Taiwan - Kaspersky

In Vietnam and Taiwan, malware is being mass produced alongside cheap web cameras, DVRs and other IoT devices, according to a report from Kaspersky Lab.
Mirai botnet army could have been larger and more destructive 
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Mirai botnet army could have been larger and more destructive

The massive Mirai distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that took down Dyn DNS last fall knocking out dozens of high-profile websites could have been much worse if the malicious actors had done a bit more research.
How to: What to do right away if you get hit by ransomware 
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How to: What to do right away if you get hit by ransomware

When Wannacry hit a few weeks ago, it showed us just how bad the threat of ransomware is.
Vault 7: WikiLeaks dumps reveal CIA's use of home router exploits 
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Vault 7: WikiLeaks dumps reveal CIA's use of home router exploits

The latest WikiLeaks dump shows off the CIA's exploitation of vulnerabilities in internet routers.
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