Thursday, October 1, 2020

#BeCyberSmart – why friends don’t let friends get scammed

Friends don't let friends get scammed. Because cybercrime hurts us all.

REvil ransomware crew dangles $1,000,000 cybercrime carrot

When a company pays a multimillion dollar ransomware blackmail demand, where do you think the money goes?

Naked Security Live – “SMS scams: keep yourself and your family safe!”

Naked Security Live - here's the recorded version of our latest video. Enjoy.

Blast from the past! Windows XP source code allegedly leaked online

Windows XP source code! Fair game to take a peek, or best to look away?

iPhone 12 scam pretends to be Apple “chatbot” – don’t fall for it!

If you got someone else's "free offer" in what looked like a misdirected message, would you take a peek?

Naked Security Live – “The Zerologon hole: are you at risk?”

Naked Security Live - here's the recorded version of our latest video. Enjoy.

A real-life Maze ransomware attack – “If at first you don’t succeed…”

The crooks wanted $15,000,000. They didn't get it. Huzzah!

Zerologon – hacking Windows servers with a bunch of zeros

Cryptography is hard. And cryptographic blunders can be hard to spot. This one was there for years...

When Coffee Machines Demand Ransom, You Know IoT Is Screwed

A researcher reverse engineered an internet-connected coffee maker to see what kinds of hacks he could do with it. The answer: quite a lot.
Tripwire

Russian Gets 7 Years in Prison for Linkedin, Dropbox & Formspring Hacks

A Russian man received a seven-year prison sentence for having hacked into computers belonging to LinkedIn, Dropbox and Formspring. On September 30, Honorable William H. Alsup, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, sentenced Yevgeniy Alexandrovich Nikulin,...
Bruce Schneier

Detecting Deep Fakes with a Heartbeat

Researchers can detect deep fakes because they don’t convincingly mimic human blood circulation in the face: In particular, video of a person’s face contains subtle shifts in color that result from pulses in blood circulation. You might imagine that these...
SecurityWeek

Anthem to Pay Nearly $40M Settlement Over 2015 Cyberattack

Health insurer Anthem has agreed to another multimillion-dollar settlement over a cyberattack on its technology that exposed the personal information of nearly 79 million people. read more

#BeCyberSmart – why friends don’t let friends get scammed

Friends don't let friends get scammed. Because cybercrime hurts us all.