Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Checklist 296: On Her Majesty’s Secret Scams

2FA code phishing scams, the security implications of eyeglasses, and how scammers exploit high-profile events. The post Checklist 296: On Her Majesty’s Secret Scams appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 295: Privacy, Security and the 2022 Updates (Part 1)

On this Checklist, we highlight the security and privacy features introduced in iOS 16 — and tell you about Apple’s latest round of security patches for older OSes. The post Checklist 295: Privacy, Security and the 2022 Updates (Part 1)...
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iOS 16 Security and Privacy Features

iOS 16 introduces some great new security and privacy features to help keep your iPhone safe. Here’s our roundup of the most important ones! The post iOS 16 Security and Privacy Features appeared first on SecureMac.
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Apple’s “Far Out” Event Brings New iPhones and More

Highlights from Apple’s “Far Out” event—including all new iPhones, key announcements, and the iOS 16 release date! The post Apple’s “Far Out” Event Brings New iPhones and More appeared first on SecureMac.
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Apple security at DEF CON 2022

Apple security at DEF CON 2022. Highlights from several talks plus key takeaways and links for learning more. The post Apple security at DEF CON 2022 appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 294: The Threat is Coming from Inside the House!

A new PayPal phishing scam, California takes steps to protect kids online, and an iOS update for very old iPhones. The post Checklist 294: The Threat is Coming from Inside the House! appeared first on SecureMac.
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OSINT and personal security with Christina Lekati

Christina Lekati is a psychologist who works on the human element of cybersecurity. Her specialization is social engineering and open-source intelligence (OSINT) threats. Lekati is a Senior Social Engineering Trainer & Consultant at Cyber Risk GmbH, a cybersecurity and...
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Checklist 293: Going (Securely) Back to School

We’re sharing back-to-school cybersecurity tips for students of all ages: young children, middle school and high school kids, and college students. The post Checklist 293: Going (Securely) Back to School appeared first on SecureMac.
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Twitter Whistleblower Warns on Security

Twitter Whistleblower "Mudge" Zatko says the social media giant has big security issues. Here's what it means for users + how to stay safe. The post Twitter Whistleblower Warns on Security appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 292: This is (Probably) a Test

This week we discuss an alert about the Emergency Alert System, Apple issues small updates with big security fixes, and finally questionable thief leaves the luggage, takes the AirTag. The post Checklist 292: This is (Probably) a Test appeared first...
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The Black Hat USA 2022 Keynotes

Black Hat USA is one of the cybersecurity industry’s most important conferences. The Black Hat 2022 keynotes contained important insights about the future of cybersecurity. The post The Black Hat USA 2022 Keynotes appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 291: Taking Advantage of Your Good Nature

Malware in the Mac App Store! Plus: a Twitter Support phishing scheme and charity relief scams. The post Checklist 291: Taking Advantage of Your Good Nature appeared first on SecureMac.
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Cryptocurrency investment scams and how to avoid them

Banks are warning their customers about cryptocurrency investment scams. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe. The post Cryptocurrency investment scams and how to avoid them appeared first on SecureMac.
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How to begin a career in Mac security

A career in Mac security is a lifelong adventure. Here’s how to get started. The post How to begin a career in Mac security appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 290: When and When Not to Be “That Person”

In today’s workplace, security is a team effort. Here’s how you can be a team player! Plus: The dangers of using AirTag to chase down stolen property. The post Checklist 290: When and When Not to Be “That Person” appeared...
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Ukraine fears ‘massive’ Russian cyberattacks on power, infrastructure

Will those be before or after the nuke strikes Putin keeps banging on about? Russia plans to conduct "massive cyberattacks" on Ukraine and its allies' critical infrastructure and energy sector, according to Kyiv.…

BrandPost: Extortion Economics: Ransomware’s New Business Model

Did you know that over 80% of ransomware attacks can be traced to common configuration errors in software and devices? This ease of access is one of many reasons why cybercriminals have become emboldened by the underground ransomware economy.And...

Police ‘all over’ dark web ransom threat to release 10,000 customer records a day, Optus CEO says

Purported hackers post ultimatum demanding $1m within four days after massive Optus data breachFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcastThe chief executive of Optus, Kelly...

Barracuda Unveils New Capabilities To Protect Against Persistent And Evolving Threats

Barracuda announced a number of product enhancements and innovative new capabilities at its recent Secured.22 virtual conference to expand the protection for customers and help them defend against the latest cyber threats.

Zoho ManageEngine flaw is actively exploited, CISA warns

A remote code execution vulnerability in Zoho's ManageEngine, a popular IT management solution for enterprises, is being exploited in the wild. The US Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added the flaw to its catalog of known exploited vulnerabilities...