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Ransomware Gang Hacks MSPs To Deploy Ransomware On Customer Systems
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from ZDNet
Hackers breach MSPs and use Webroot SecureAnywhere console to infect customer PCs with the Sodinokibi ransomware.
Donald Trump Plays Down Iran Attack On US Drone As A 'big Mistake' By Someone 'stupid'
21st Jun 2019 [5 days ago] from Yahoo News
Donald Trump said he found it “hard to believe that Iran's shooting down of a U.S. drone was intentional and declined to say how he would respond.
Politicians Need More Public Money To Thwart Election Cyber Attacks: ASPI
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from iTnews
Or our trust in politics will be (even more) dented
Cyberespionage Campaign Targets Android Users In Middle East
19th Jun 2019 [7 days ago] from SecurityWeek
A recently uncovered cyberespionage campaign is targeting the users of Android devices in Middle Eastern countries, Trend Micro’s security researchers reveal. read more
Iran Shot Down A $176 Million U.S. Drone. Heres What To Know About The RQ-4 Global Hawk
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from Yahoo News
Iran shot down an RQ-4A drone, a surveillance aircraft that cost $176 million and could fly high enough to see the curvature of the earth.
Ad Agency Leaks Data On US Military Veterans Combat Injuries
19th Jun 2019 [7 days ago] from ZDNet
Florida ad agency leaks the keys to its entire kingdom, including invoices, campaign metrics, and all collected data.
Desjardins, Canadas Largest Credit Union, Announces Security Breach
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from ZDNet
Data for 2.9 million bank members was taken from the banks system by a now-fired employee.
Netflix Researcher Spots TCP SACK Flaws In Linux And FreeBSD
19th Jun 2019 [7 days ago] from Naked Security
Three vulnerabilities in the FreeBSD and Linux kernels could allow attackers to induce a denial-of-service by clogging networking I/O.
Russian APT Hacked Iranian APTs Infrastructure Back In 2017
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from ZDNet
Turla APT hacked Irans APT34 group and used its CC servers to re-infect APT34 victims with its own malware.
Google Open-Sources Cryptographic Protocol
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from SecurityWeek
Google this week rolled out a new type of multi-party computation (MPC) to help organizations better collaborate with confidential data sets. read more
Windows 10 Updates: Were Now Using AI To Push 1803 Users To 1903, Says Microsoft
19th Jun 2019 [7 days ago] from ZDNet
Microsoft starts using machine learning to shift devices running the April 2018 Update and earlier to the latest version.
Cyber Attacks Won’t Be Covered By The Terrorism Insurance Act - Yet
19th Jun 2019 [7 days ago] from iTnews
Scope for protection under $13.4bn scheme.
Accenture Acquires Research And Consulting Firm Deja Vu Security
19th Jun 2019 [7 days ago] from SecurityWeek
Professional services company Accenture this week announced the acquisition of Deja vu Security, a provider of security research and consulting to premier technology firms. read more
Google Pushes Nest Cam Update To Prevent Former Owners Spying On New Buyers
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from ZDNet
Former Nest cam owners could have accessed old devices despite cameras being reset to factory settings.
Hospitals Are Being Suffocated By Robocalls
19th Jun 2019 [7 days ago] from Naked Security
Some pretend to be hospitals to get patients payment data. Others pose as the goverment and try to get confidential data from hospitals.
A US Attack Could Be Imminent After Iranians Shoot Down Drone Over International Waters
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from Yahoo News
The Pentagon has called Iran's downing of a drone over international waters a dangerous and escalatory attack, suggesting a retaliatory strike is coming.
Millions Of Venmo Transactions Scraped (again)
19th Jun 2019 [7 days ago] from Naked Security
Not much has changed since a year ago, when a bot was tweeting out publicly visible Venmo "drug" deals from the public-by-default company.
Iran Drone Strike: Escalating Iran Crisis Looks A Lot Like The Path US Took To Iraq War
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from Yahoo News
The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?
Interested In TSA PreCheck? It Might Soon Be Cheaper And Easier To Sign Up
20th Jun 2019 [6 days ago] from Yahoo News
TSA, trying to boost enrollment in the expedited security program, is studying options including a shorter, cheaper membership and mobile enrollment.
Donald Trump Vowed To Raise Pressure On Iran And Cripple Its Economy. Did It Backfire?
21st Jun 2019 [5 days ago] from Yahoo News
Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate.
Data Of 645k Oregonians Exposed After Nine DHS Employees Fell For A Phishing Attack
21st Jun 2019 [5 days ago] from ZDNet
Phishing attack lets hackers into Oregon DHS employee accounts.
'This Was A Direct Attack On U.S. Assets': Trump's Aborted Iran Strike Draws Criticism From Republicans
21st Jun 2019 [5 days ago] from Yahoo News
Congressional Republicans were divided Friday following President Donald Trump's decision to abort a planned missile strike against Iran.
Coway Aquamega 200C Review: Cleanse Contaminants And Track Your Drinking-water Consumption
24th Jun 2019 [2 days ago] from PCWorld
This countertop water filter reduces nearly a dozen pollutants, but its not worth the investment for everyone.
Ring Floodlight, Battery Review: Not Enough Light And Not Enough Smarts
24th Jun 2019 [2 days ago] from PCWorld
The Ring Floodlight, Battery is one of the companys new Smart Lighting devices, but its a little too dim, and a little too simple.
This Botnet Exploits Android Debug Bridge To Mine Cryptocurrency On Your Device
21st Jun 2019 [5 days ago] from ZDNet
The mobile botnet is focused on compromising Android devices.