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| |Microsoft Patches Exploited New Windows Zero-day 11th Dec 2018 [41 hours ago] from iTnews In-the-wild vulnerability rated important, not critical.
| |Chinese Spies Reportedly Behind Massive Marriott Hack - CNET Data breach traced to a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort, the New York Times reports.
| |Windows Zero-Day Exploited By New SandCat Group Experts believe that the Windows kernel zero-day vulnerability fixed this week by Microsoft with its Patch Tuesday updates has been exploited by several threat actors, including a new group.
| |The Finger Has Been Pointed At China For Marriott Data Breach 12th Dec 2018 [35 hours ago] from ZDNet 500 million customers were impacted. Investigators believe that state-sponsored Chinese hackers are to blame.
| |Cyber Attack Targets Italian Oil-Services Firm Saipem 11th Dec 2018 [42 hours ago] from Topix The Italian oil-services company Saipem SpA is still assessing the scope and impact of a cyber attack that targeted its servers in the Middle East, according to the head of digital and innovation. "Were keeping the servers down to understand...
| |Facebook Headquarters Building Evacuated After Bomb Threat - CNET Bomb squad is responding to an alert at the Menlo Park campus.
| |Global Hacking Campaign Targets Critical Infrastructure - CNET The sophisticated campaign has targeted dozens of companies, most of which are based in the US.
| |Experian Exposes Apparent Customer Data In Training Manuals Experian Exposes Apparent Customer Data In Training Manuals
| |Equifax How-it-was-mega-hacked Damning Dossier Lands, In All Of Its Infuriating Glory Entirely preventable theft down to traffic-monitoring certificate left expired for 19 months A US Congressional report outlin]ing the breakdowns that lead to the 2017 theft of 148 million personal records from Equifax has revealed a stunning...
| |Authorities Think Agents From China’s Ministry Of State Security Hacked Marriott - BGR Authorities think agents from China’s Ministry of State Security hacked MarriottBGRChina’s involvement in Marriott hack could raise trade tension with U.S., report saysThe Mercury NewsNo hacked Marriott data has posted on dark web —...
| |U.S. Believes Chinese Intelligence Behind Marriott Hack The United States said Wednesday that China was behind the massive hack of data from hotel giant Marriott, part of an ongoing global campaign of cyber-theft run by Beijing.
| |New Exploit Kit Targets SOHO Routers A newly identified exploit kit is targeting home and small office routers in an attempt to compromise the mobile devices or desktop computers connected to the routers, according to Trend Micro.
| |Trend Micro Predicts More Sophisticated Attacks Will Dominate 2019 12th Dec 2018 [15 hours ago] from Topix Trend Micro Incorporated a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released its 2019 predictions report, warning that attackers will increase the effectiveness of proven attack methods by adding more sophisticated elements to take...
| |China’s Involvement In Marriott Hack Could Raise Trade Tension With U.S., Report Says - The Mercury News China’s involvement in Marriott hack could raise trade tension with U.S., report saysThe Mercury NewsNo hacked Marriott data has posted on dark web — one clue China may have been behind breach, experts sayChicago TribuneUS believes...
| |Shamoon Variant Lead Suspect In Hack On Oil Firm Saipem 12th Dec 2018 [21 hours ago] from iTnews Hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem crippled more than 300 computers.
| |Middlesex CC Works To Fend Off Hackers 11th Dec 2018 [46 hours ago] from Topix In the wake of another community college losing more than $800,000 through a phishing scheme, Middlesex Community College is taking steps to prevent such a serious breach from happening in its own computer system. In a Monday memo sent...
| |2018s Most High-profile Cryptocurrency Catastrophes And Cyberattacks 11th Dec 2018 [2 days ago] from ZDNet We explore the worst high-profile cyberattacks, data breaches, vulnerabilities, and cases of fraud to strike the cryptocurrency space over 2018.
| |Googles Pichai Says People Know How Much Android Snoops (really?) 11th Dec 2018 [2 days ago] from ZDNet Opinion: In his Congressional testimony, Googles CEO answers questions like an engineer. Its not persuasive.
| |Google CEO Faces House Grilling On Breach, China Censorship WASHINGTON (AP) — Googles CEO faces a grilling from U.S. lawmakers on how the web search giant handled an alarming data breach and whether it may bend to Chinese government censorship demands.
| |Scientists Reconstruct Skeleton Of Terrifying, Prehistoric Marsupial Lion - CNET New fossil evidence paints a picture of an apex predator, as big as a lion, that terrorized ancient Australian forests.
| |Windows Kernel Vulnerability Exploited In Attacks Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday updates for December 2018 address nearly 40 vulnerabilities, including a zero-day flaw affecting the Windows kernel.
| |SAP Patches Critical Vulnerability In Hybris Commerce SAP this week released its December 2018 set of security updates to address a dozen vulnerabilities in its products, including a Critical flaw in Hybris Commerce.
| |Adobe Patches 87 Vulnerabilities In Acrobat Software The December 2018 Patch Tuesday updates released by Adobe address a total of 87 vulnerabilities affecting the company’s Acrobat software.
| |IT Firms, Telcos Among Dozens Hacked In New Info-stealing Malware Attack 11th Dec 2018 [2 days ago] from ZDNet Seedworm hacking operation adopts new techniques to speed up attacks - but its come at a cost thats allowed researchers to uncover their activity.