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Hospitals in US, Australia hobbled by ransomware

The incidents send medical staff back to the days of pen and paper The post Hospitals in US, Australia hobbled by ransomware appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Casbaneiro: Dangerous cooking with a secret ingredient

Número dois in our series demystifying Latin American banking trojans The post Casbaneiro: Dangerous cooking with a secret ingredient appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Do apps need all the permissions?

Why you should ensure that all those apps on your smartphone only run with the permissions they reasonably need to do their job The post Do apps need all the permissions? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Cyber Security Awareness Month starts today!

October is upon us, reminding us to make choices every day that will scare cybersecurity threats away The post Cyber Security Awareness Month starts today! appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET researchers break down a revamped set of tools that the Sednit group has added to its Zebrocy malware family The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Are you sure you wiped your hard drive properly?

Almost 60% of second-hand hard drives hold leftover data from previous owners, a study shows The post Are you sure you wiped your hard drive properly? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Microsoft rushes out patch for Internet Explorer zero‑day

There is no word on which threat actor is abusing the severe vulnerability for attacks The post Microsoft rushes out patch for Internet Explorer zero‑day appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Do companies take cybersecurity seriously enough?

Many companies are ranking cybersecurity as a top 5 priority but their actions do not measure up to the claim, a survey finds The post Do companies take cybersecurity seriously enough? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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No summer vacations for Zebrocy

ESET researchers describe the latest components used in a recent Sednit campaign The post No summer vacations for Zebrocy appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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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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Pensacola confirms ransomware attack

Pensacola officials confirmed that an ongoing cyberattack that began early Saturday morning is a ransomware attack. While the city did not release any additional details, the Pensacola News Journal said city spokeswoman Kaycee Lagarde confirmed the attack included a ransom, something that...

Trickbot Operators Now Selling Attack Tools to APT Actors

North Korea's Lazarus Group - of Sony breach and WannaCry fame - is among the first customers.
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The Great $50M African IP Address Heist

A top executive at the nonprofit entity responsible for doling out chunks of Internet addresses to businesses and other organizations in Africa has resigned his post following accusations that he secretly operated several companies which sold tens of millions...

Intel Issues Fix for ‘Plundervolt’ SGX Flaw

Researchers were able to extract AES encryption key using SGX's voltage-tuning function.
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How to stop spam calls right now

Spam calls drive us all crazy. Here are four ways to stop robocalls and other unsolicited phone calls.