Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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On course for a good hacking

A story of how easily hackers could hit a hole-in-one with the computer network of a premier golf club in the UK. The post On course for a good hacking appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

With vacations in full swing, cybercriminals will be looking to scam vacationers looking for that perfect accommodation. Learn to identify these scams. Most people are fans of the convenience provided by online shopping, but some criminals uses this to lure...
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Watch out for these scams, targeting Amazon’s customers

Most people are fans of the convenience Amazon brings to online shopping, and that’s precisely what cybercriminals are betting on. The post Watch out for these scams, targeting Amazon’s customers appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Leading cybersecurity agencies reveal list of most exploited vulnerabilities of the past 2 years

There are 30 vulnerabilities listed in total; organizations would do well to patch their systems if they haven’t done so yet The post Leading cybersecurity agencies reveal list of most exploited vulnerabilities of the past 2 years appeared first on...
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Tackling the insider threat to the new hybrid workplace

Now that organizations are set to evolve a hybrid blend of home and office-based work for most employees, it is more important then ever to address the risks that insider threat can - willingly or unwitingly - pose. The...
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Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals

Twitter’s transparency report revealed that users aren’t quick to adopt 2FA and once they do enable it, they choose the least secure option The post Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Booking your next holiday? Watch out for these Airbnb scams

With vacations in full swing, cybercriminals will be looking to scam vacationers looking for that perfect accommodation. The post Booking your next holiday? Watch out for these Airbnb scams appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Apple releases patch for zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS and macOS

The vulnerability is under active exploitation by unknown attackers and affects a wide range of Apple’s products. The post Apple releases patch for zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS and macOS appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

URL shortener services distributing Android malware – Week in security with Tony Anscombe The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Protecting the hybrid workplace through Zero Trust security

The Zero Trust architecture offers an increasingly popular way to minimize cyber-risk in a world of hybrid cloud, flexible working and persistent threat actors. The post Protecting the hybrid workplace through Zero Trust security appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Popular Wi‑Fi routers still using default passwords making them susceptible to attacks

To mitigate the chances of their Wi-Fi home routers being compromised, users would do well to change the manufacturer’s default access credentials The post Popular Wi‑Fi routers still using default passwords making them susceptible to attacks appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Cybercriminals may target 2020 Tokyo Olympics, FBI warns

Cybercriminals may target the popular event with ransomware, phishing, or DDoS attacks in a bid to increase their notoriety or make money The post Cybercriminals may target 2020 Tokyo Olympics, FBI warns appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Some URL shortener services distribute Android malware, including banking or SMS trojans

On iOS we have seen link shortener services pushing spam calendar files to victims’ devices. The post Some URL shortener services distribute Android malware, including banking or SMS trojans appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Lessons to learn from the Kaseya cyberincident to protect your business' data when doing business with a MSP. Our best tips to keep you safe while streaming, and more. The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on...
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Google patches Chrome zero‑day vulnerability exploited in the wild

The newest update fixes a total of eight vulnerabilities affecting the desktop versions of the popular browser. The post Google patches Chrome zero‑day vulnerability exploited in the wild appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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Mismanagement Driving Cybersecurity Skills Gap: Research

“To some extent, this data supports the theory that the cybersecurity skills shortage is related to mismanagement rather than a dearth of qualified candidates or advanced skills.” read more
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Linux Kernel Security Done Right

Posted by Kees Cook, Software Engineer, Google Open Source Security TeamTo borrow from an excellent analogy between the modern computer ecosystem and the US automotive industry of the 1960s, the Linux kernel runs well: when driving down the highway,...

Raccoon Stealer Bundles Malware, Propagates Via Google SEO

An update to the stealer-as-a-service platform hides in pirated software, pilfers crypto-coins and installs a software dropper for downloads of more malware.
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SAP Customer Survey Reveals False Sense of Security

Many SAP customers have a false sense of security, according to a new report from risk management consultancy Turnkey Consulting and business-critical application security firm Onapsis. The SAP Security Survey Report 2021 is based on information from over 100 SAP...

BazarCaller – the malware gang that talks you into infecting yourself

Calling someone back feels safer than clicking an unknown link... but it isn't! Remind your friends and family.