Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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The Occasional Orator Part 2

Public speaking and presenting at conferences can be daunting for the majority of people but by including some subtle tricks, the speaker can deliver a stronger message The post The Occasional Orator Part 2 appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Attackers crack Newegg’s defenses, slurp customers’ credit card data

The skimmer, injected into the store’s payment page, harvested credit-card details from the store’s online customers for more than a month The post Attackers crack Newegg’s defenses, slurp customers’ credit card data appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET researchers uncover major banking fraud attempts - Week in security with Tony Anscombe The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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DanaBot shifts its targeting to Europe, adds new features

ESET researchers have discovered new DanaBot campaigns targeting a number of European countries The post DanaBot shifts its targeting to Europe, adds new features appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Mirai’s architects avoid prison thanks to work for FBI

Instead, the three men will cooperate with law enforcement and the broader research community – an area in which, it turns out, they already have quite some experience The post Mirai’s architects avoid prison thanks to work for FBI appeared...
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Fake finance apps on Google Play target users from around the world

Cybercrooks use bogus apps to phish six online banks and cryptocurrency exchange The post Fake finance apps on Google Play target users from around the world appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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The Occasional Orator Part 1

Speaking at conferences can be daunting for presenters but often it is about striking the right balance between content and delivery The post The Occasional Orator Part 1 appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Bristol airport takes flight screens offline after apparent ransomware attack

The screens in “key locations” are back up and running again, while the airport paid no ransom to return its systems to working order The post Bristol airport takes flight screens offline after apparent ransomware attack appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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One in three UK orgs hit by cryptojacking in previous month, survey finds

Conversely, only a little over one-third of IT executives believe that their systems have never been hijacked to surreptitiously mine digital currencies The post One in three UK orgs hit by cryptojacking in previous month, survey finds appeared first on...
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET researchers have discovered several third-party add-ons for the popular open-source media player Kodi. The first 100 days of GDPR reviewed. Also a look at how Microsoft addressed 61 security flaws in Windows in their Patch Tuesday release The post...
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Russian man accused of running Kelihos botnet pleads guilty

In its heyday, Kelihos comprised up to 100,000 compromised devices that were capable of blasting out billions of malware-laden emails every day The post Russian man accused of running Kelihos botnet pleads guilty appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Programmer’s Day: Resources to audit your code

Taking advantage of the celebration of the Day of the Programmer, we share some audit tools to evaluate the security of your code The post Programmer’s Day: Resources to audit your code appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Kodi add-ons launch cryptomining campaign

ESET researchers have discovered several third-party add-ons for the popular open-source media player Kodi being used to distribute Linux and Windows cryptocurrency-mining malware The post Kodi add-ons launch cryptomining campaign appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Patch Tuesday: Microsoft plugs zero-day hole exploited by PowerPool

Microsoft and Adobe have each shipped out their scheduled batches of patches to address security flaws in their respective software The post Patch Tuesday: Microsoft plugs zero-day hole exploited by PowerPool appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Abandoning a domain name can come back to bite you, research shows

A domain name once left behind can catch up with you – by giving fraudsters access to a treasure trove of sensitive information The post Abandoning a domain name can come back to bite you, research shows appeared first on...

Breach at US Retailer SHEIN Hits Over Six Million Users

Breach at US Retailer SHEIN Hits Over Six Million UsersUS fashion retailer SHEIN has admitted suffering a major breach affecting the personal information of over six million customers. The women’s clothing company revealed at the end of last week that...
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Bug? Feature? Power users baffled as BitLocker update switch-off continues

Microsoft claims issue confined to older kit Three months on, users continue to report that Microsoft's BitLocker disk encryption technology turns itself off during security updates.…
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UK issues first-ever GDPR notice in connection to Facebook data scandal

Canadian firm AggregateIQ, linked to the Facebook & Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is the first to be put on notice.
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Symantec Completes Internal Accounting Investigation

Symantec announced on Monday that it has completed its internal accounting audit, and while some issues have been uncovered, only one customer transaction has an impact on financial statements. read more

Are Colleges Teaching Real-World Cyber Security Skills?

The cybersecurity skill shortage is a well-recognized industry challenge, but the problem isn’t that there are too few people rather that many of them lack suitable skills and experience. Cybersecurity is a fast-growing profession, and talented graduates are in...