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Apple’s new tracking protection is “sabotage”, claims ad industry

Naked Security - 2 hours 39 min ago
The ad industry is not happy with Apple's latest move to limit how we get tracked around the web.
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PyPI Python repository hit by typosquatting sneak attack

Naked Security - 4 hours 2 min ago
Imposters posing as popular packages were found to contain malicious code
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DOJ lets itself off the privacy hook

Naked Security - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:40pm
The Department of Justice has excused its insider threat database from multiple provisions of the 1974 Privacy Act
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Chrome to brand FTP as “not secure”

Naked Security - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:13pm
With the release of Chrome 63 in December 2017 FTP will be branded "not secure"
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Monday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

Naked Security - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:04am
From Equifax's feeble PINs putting frozen credit files at risk and 4 steps to secure yourself to the latest updates on the breach, and more
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Vevo hacked, 3.12 TB of data leaked

Naked Security - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 2:01pm
The hacking group OurMine says it leaked the data after being told "f*ck off, you don't have anything"
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India’s Aadhaar digital ID scheme: what could possibly go wrong?

Naked Security - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:43am
India's digital ID scheme has enrolled more than 1bn people in under a decade - but there are concerns about its security and potential for abuse
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Poisoned WordPress ‘Display Widgets’ plugin finally purged

Naked Security - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:01am
If you've got the 'Display Widgets' plugin installed, check that you haven't got one of the many malicious versions
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Facebook’s Crisis Response hub centralizes help for disaster victims

Naked Security - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 7:24am
Pulling all the crisis tools together should help those caught up in a disaster get help, help others and let their loved ones know how they are
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News in brief: FTC to probe Equifax; Bitcoin price falls on China move; HBO teases GoT finale news

Naked Security - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 2:08pm
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news 
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Equifax: researchers find leaky customer help portal in Argentina

Naked Security - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 1:13pm
Researchers pulled thousands of records from site secured by a username and password of 'admin'
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Microsoft patches second FinSpy zero-day exploit this year

Naked Security - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:22am
This week saw a veritable patchwork quilt of updates to Microsoft products - including one zero-day
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Equifax felled by a months-old Apache Struts vulnerability

Naked Security - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:05am
Patching vulnerabilities often means juggling risk and practicality - which can mean gambling with customer data
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Equifax: four simple steps to secure yourself

Naked Security - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 7:56am
Take these four steps to get through the Equifax breach with your identity and finances intact
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DHS faces lawsuit over legality of forced warrantless device searches

Naked Security - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 7:26am
Plaintiffs including a veteran, a NASA staffer and a journalist claim that their First and Fourth Amendment rights were breached by searches at the border
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News in brief: Cruz’s Twitter blunder; Adobe patches Flash

Naked Security - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:51pm
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
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Governments must fix the digital identity mess, says think tank

Naked Security - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:18am
Digital identity schemes are surely just around the corner - and they're already in place in India and Estonia. But there are problems to be ironed out
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Smart pumps used by hospitals in IV drips vulnerable to attacks

Naked Security - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:02am
Eight flaws were found in the pumps used to deliver precise doses of drugs - and where a misdose thanks to an attack could be fatal
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Fears raised about accuracy of new forensic DNA techniques

Naked Security - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 7:38am
Lawyers are challenging convictions in which DNA analysis played a part, claiming that a new tool isn't reliable
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News in brief: lawyerbot offers Equifax help; Facebook faces privacy fine; gang hacks India ID scheme

Naked Security - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:47am
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
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