Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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WhatsApp will limit features for users who don’t accept new data‑sharing rules

Your account won’t be deleted, but here's what you may want to be aware of if not even repeated reminders do the trick The post WhatsApp will limit features for users who don’t accept new data‑sharing rules appeared first on...
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Ousaban banking trojan targeting Brazil – How to help your kids use safe passwords – DDoS attack takes Belgian government websites offline The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks

Millions of Brits could be at risk of cyberattacks due to poor default passwords and a lack of firmware updates The post Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Fantastic passwords and where your children can find them

How witches, wizards and superheroes can help your kids stay safe from cyber-villains, plus other parenting hacks to encourage your children to use secure passwords The post Fantastic passwords and where your children can find them appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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DDoS attack knocks Belgian government websites offline

The attack overwhelmed the systems of a Belgian ISP, leading to widespread service outages and disruptions The post DDoS attack knocks Belgian government websites offline appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Ousaban: Private photo collection hidden in a CABinet

Another in our occasional series demystifying Latin American banking trojans The post Ousaban: Private photo collection hidden in a CABinet appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Microsoft will soon remove Flash Player from Windows 10 devices

The Patch Tuesday security update due in July should hammer the last nail in the coffin of Adobe Flash Player The post Microsoft will soon remove Flash Player from Windows 10 devices appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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INTERPOL aims to deal a blow to digital piracy

The agency’s new initiative will also warn about the high cost of the free lunch – the increased risk of malware exposure The post INTERPOL aims to deal a blow to digital piracy appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Governments as cyber-targets – FBI and Have I Been Pwned team up to notify Emotet victims – Mac users urged to plug a serious security hole The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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FBI teams up with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to alert Emotet victims

The data breach notification site now allows you to check if your login credentials may have been compromised by Emotet The post FBI teams up with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to alert Emotet victims appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Prime targets: Governments shouldn’t go it alone on cybersecurity

A year into the pandemic, ESET reveals new research into activities of the LuckyMouse APT group and considers how governments can rise to the cybersecurity challenges of the accelerated shift to digital The post Prime targets: Governments shouldn’t go it...
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Apple patches severe macOS security flaw

Mac users are being urged to update to macOS Big Sur 11.3 as at least one threat group is exploiting the zero-day bug to sneak past the operating system’s built-in security mechanisms The post Apple patches severe macOS security flaw...
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4 common ways scammers use celebrity names to lure victims

All that glitters is not gold – look out for fake celebrity endorsements and other con jobs that aren’t going out of fashion any time soon The post 4 common ways scammers use celebrity names to lure victims appeared first...
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

WhatsApp Pink is not an update – Security holes in Apple's AirDrop – New zero-day plugged in Chrome The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Instagram rolls out new features to help prevent cyberbullying

The social media platform is stepping up efforts to help stomp out harassment and other abusive behavior The post Instagram rolls out new features to help prevent cyberbullying appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
The Hacker News

Ransomware Gang Leaks Metropolitan Police Data After Failed Negotiations

The cybercrime syndicate behind Babuk ransomware has leaked more personal files belonging to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) after negotiations with the DC Police broke down, warning that they intend to publish all data ransom demands are not met. "The...
Security Affairs

NSA and ODNI analyze potential risks to 5G networks

U.S. Intelligence agencies warn of weaknesses in 5G networks that could be exploited by crooks and nation-state actors for intelligence gathering. The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), along with the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Office...
The Hacker News

Alert: Hackers Exploit Adobe Reader 0-Day Vulnerability in the Wild

Adobe has released Patch Tuesday updates for the month of May with fixes for multiple vulnerabilities spanning 12 different products, including a zero-day flaw affecting Adobe Reader that's actively exploited in the wild. The list of updated applications includes Adobe Experience Manager,...
The Register

Beijing twirls ban-hammer at 84 more apps it says need to stop slurping excess data

Online lending apps and more given fifteen days to ‘rectify’ behaviour China’s Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission has named 84 apps it says breach local privacy laws and given their developers 15 days to “rectify” their code.…
SecurityWeek

SAP Patches High-Severity Flaws in Business One, NetWeaver Products

SAP has released a total of six new security notes on its May 2021 Security Patch Day, along with updates for five other security notes, including three rated Hot News. read more