Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Two men charged with hacking into SEC in stock-trading scheme

The hacking duo is believed to have exploited a software flaw and compromised several SEC workstations with malware in order to take early peeks at financial disclosures The post Two men charged with hacking into SEC in stock-trading scheme appeared...
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

773 million email IDs, 21 million passwords exposed for anyone to see in massive data dump. A car and almost $1m on offer for Tesla Model 3 hacks. Plus some resolutions for 2019 with tips for securing your router The...
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21 million passwords for anyone to see amid massive data dump

The vast dossier of stolen login details, which also comprises 773 million email addresses, appears to have been gathered from data stolen in many breaches The post 21 million passwords for anyone to see amid massive data dump appeared first...
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New Year’s resolutions: Routing done right

As another thing to improve this year, you may want to route your focus on a device that is the nerve center of your network and, if poorly secured, the epicenter of much potential trouble The post New Year’s resolutions:...
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Car and almost $1m on offer for Tesla Model 3 hacks

The electric car maker is raising the ante in automotive security, putting one of its swanky models as a target at a hacking contest The post Car and almost $1m on offer for Tesla Model 3 hacks appeared first on...
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What makes a cybercriminal?

Forget balaclavas or hoodies, these cybercriminals are hiding in plain sight The post What makes a cybercriminal? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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CES: Smart cities and the challenge of securing the neighborhood

In our final report from CES we take a look at smart city initiatives The post CES: Smart cities and the challenge of securing the neighborhood appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Automotive security for cars. Do you know who your connected home is talking to? Plus some resolutions for 2019 with tips for passwords The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Face unlock on many Android smartphones falls for a photo

No 3D-printed heads or realistic masks were needed to trick even a handful of high-end handset models into unlocking their screens The post Face unlock on many Android smartphones falls for a photo appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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CES IoT security – do you know who your home is talking to?

There’s a digital treasure trove to be had in your home so you should take steps to protect it The post CES IoT security – do you know who your home is talking to? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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CES – singularity and securing the car

What's in store for automotive security once cars morph into mobile living rooms and working spaces? And how about transportation at large? The post CES – singularity and securing the car appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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New Year’s resolutions: Get your passwords shipshape

In case there are some blank entries in your laundry list of New Year’s resolutions, we have a few tips for a bit of cybersecurity ‘soul searching’. Here’s the first batch, looking at how you can fix your good...
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EU offers bug bounties on popular open source software

The program with a prize pool of almost US$1 million aims to leverage the ‘power of the crowd’ in order to prevent another Heartbleed The post EU offers bug bounties on popular open source software appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Personal data of German political elite dumped online

The vast trove of data was released online and disseminated via Twitter over the span of four weeks – without anybody really noticing The post Personal data of German political elite dumped online appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

What stalled the production and delivery of several major newspapers in the US on the last Saturday of 2018? The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
ZDNet

Websites can steal browser data via extensions APIs

Researcher finds nearly 200 Chrome, Firefox, and Opera extensions vulnerable to attacks from malicious sites.
Security Affairs

6 Reasons We Need to Boost Cybersecurity Focus in 2019

Paying attention to cybersecurity is more important than ever in 2019. But, some companies are still unwilling to devote the necessary resources to securing their infrastructures against cyberattacks, and naive individuals think they’re immune to the tactics of cybercriminals,...
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Fortnite Vulnerabilities Allow Hackers To Take Over Gamers’ Accounts, Data And In-Game Currency

Cybersecurity researchers today shared details of vulnerabilities that could have affected any player of the hugely popular online battle game, Fortnite. If exploited, the vulnerability would have given an attacker full access to a user’s account and their personal information  as well...

DNC Accuses Russia, ACLU Sues ICE, and More Security News This Week

Trump dominated security headlines this week, but there's plenty of other news to catch up on.
SecurityWeek

Bulgaria Extradites Russian Hacker to US: Embassy

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said Saturday. read more