Monday, September 23, 2019
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

A nationwide data leak is believed to affect almost all citizens of Ecuador, putting them at risk of identity theft The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Universities warned to brace for cyberattacks

The UK’s cybersecurity agency also outlines precautions that academia should take to mitigate risks The post Universities warned to brace for cyberattacks appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Remote access flaws found in popular routers, NAS devices

In almost all tested units, the researchers achieved their goal of obtaining remote root-level access The post Remote access flaws found in popular routers, NAS devices appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Nearly all of Ecuador’s citizens caught up in data leak

The humongous collection of extensive personal details about millions of people could be a gold mine for scam artists The post Nearly all of Ecuador’s citizens caught up in data leak appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET researchers found an undocumented backdoor used by the infamous Stealth Falcon group, an operator of targeted spyware attacks against journalists, activists and dissidents in the Middle East. With the launch of the Safer Kids online initiative, a guide...
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A vulnerability in Instagram exposes personal information of users

The bug, which has already been fixed by Facebook, allowed access to private user information that could be abused by malicious actors. The post A vulnerability in Instagram exposes personal information of users appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Selfies for kids – A guide for parents

Are you – and especially your children – aware of the risks that may come with sharing selfies? The post Selfies for kids – A guide for parents appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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ESET discovered an undocumented backdoor used by the infamous Stealth Falcon group

ESET researchers discovered a backdoor linked to malware used by the Stealth Falcon group, an operator of targeted spyware attacks against journalists, activists and dissidents in the Middle East The post ESET discovered an undocumented backdoor used by the...
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

This week, we present an introduction to the MITRE ATT&CK framework, the review of the mobile threats and vulnerabilities detected for mobile during the first half of 2019, and Firefox 69 new features. The post Week in security with...
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Firefox 69: Third‑Party Tracking Cookies and Cryptomining Now Blocked by Default

Firefox new Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) feature launched to all users of the browser to offer better privacy and protection from cryptojacking. The post Firefox 69: Third‑Party Tracking Cookies and Cryptomining Now Blocked by Default appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Semi‑annual balance of mobile security 2019

Malware detections for iOS increased, as did the number of vulnerabilities detected in this operating system, while in the case of Android, the number of reported vulnerabilities decreased, although the number of highly critical bugs reported increased. The post Semi‑annual...
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What is MITRE ATT&CK and how is it useful?

An introduction to the MITRE ATT&CK framework and how it can help organize and classify various types of threats and adversarial behaviors. The post What is MITRE ATT&CK and how is it useful? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research uncovers the first known instances of spyware that is based on the AhMyth Remote Access Tool and has snuck into Google Play The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Cyberbullying: What schools and teachers can do

How schools and educators can address and help prevent abusive behavior on the internet The post Cyberbullying: What schools and teachers can do appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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First‑of‑its‑kind spyware sneaks into Google Play

ESET analysis breaks down the first known spyware that is built on the AhMyth open-source espionage tool and has appeared on Google Play – twice The post First‑of‑its‑kind spyware sneaks into Google Play appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Ning Wang – Offensive Security

Ning WangCEO Offensive Security Why Nominated: Ning Wang is a rising star has worked to break the boundaries in the security industry, so that people can see that anyone is capable of starting a career in cybersecurity and advancing it –...
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Dani Martínez – IOActive

Dani MartínezSecurity ConsultantIOActive Why nominated: Dani Martínez proved to be a self-starter, beginning his career in IT he soon developed an interest in cybersecurity and began taking online courses in his spare time. Martínez also dove write in and began a cybersecurity blog...
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Maurice Stebila – Harman, a Samsung Company

Maurice StebilaDigital Security,Compliance and Privacy OfficerHarman, a Samsung Company Why nominated: Maurice Stebila has spent more than 30 years in the automotive, manufacturing and financial services industry supporting two of the world’s largest companies – EDS/General Motors and Harman by Samsung...
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Ed Adams – Security Innovation

Ed AdamsPresident and CEOSecurity Innovation Why Nominated: A highly respected veteran of the cybersecurity industry, Security Innovation CEO Ed Adams has taken on several new leadership roles in the year or so. Last April, he was named to board of directors of...
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David Archer – Galois

David ArcherPrincipal scientistGalois Why Nominated: Archer, an advocate for preserving privacy of data even when it’s used in decision-making both within the U.S. at all levels of government as well as internationally, directs research in privacy-preserving information technologies. Profile:  David Archer is all...