Saturday, January 16, 2021

Europol announces bust of “world’s biggest” dark web marketplace

Dark web servers are hard to find - but not impossible.

Home schooling – how to stay secure

Whether you’re new to home schooling or an old hand, it’s worth taking a moment to ensure you’re doing it securely.

ゾンビマルウェア (ボット) がもたらす甚大なランサムウェア被害

多くのランサムウェア攻撃で、ネットワーク内にすでに存在していたマルウェア (ボット) が攻撃の配信メカニズムになっていることが判明しています。

Naked Security Live – HTTPS: do we REALLY need it?

Here's the latest Naked Security Live video talk - watch now, and please share with your friends!

Google Titan security keys hacked by French researchers

Researchers can now made software copies of Google's "unclonable" Titan security keys - but not yet undetectably.

Zyxel hardcoded admin password found – patch now!

Hardcoded passwords are always wrong - they are equivalent to implanting a global backdoor and hoping no one will find it.

Chrome browser has a New Year’s resolution: HTTPS by default

If snooping and falsifying web traffic is so easy when plain old HTTP is used, why do we still have HTTP at all?
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Iconic BugTraq security mailing list shuts down after 27 years

BugTraq launched in November 1993 and it was one of the first mailing lists dedicated to disclosing vulnerabilities.

Weekly Update 226

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineA little bit of a change of pace this week with the video being solely on the events unfolding around removing content, people...
SC Magazine

FIN11 e-crime group shifted to CL0P ransomware and big game hunting

The financially motivated FIN11, which increasingly incorporated CL0P ransomware into their operations in 2020, appeared to rely on low-effort volume techniques like spamming malware for initial entry, but put a substantial amount of effort into each follow-up compromise. “Several...
ZDNet

Joker's Stash, the internet's largest carding forum, is shutting down

Joker's Stash to shut down on February 15, 2021.
SC Magazine

Biden to invest in cyber workforce, but without plan to overcome lingering staffing hurdles

President-elect Joe Biden announced funding to modernize secure IT and lure cyber talent to the public sector as part of his plan to stimulate the economy and rebuild in the wake of the pandemic. But cybersecurity experts remain skeptical...