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CEO told to hand back 757,000 fraudulently obtained IP addresses

Naked Security - 7 hours 4 min ago
A company accused of fraudulently obtaining 757,000 IPv4 addresses has been ordered to hand them back.
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Brave browser concerned that Client Hints could be abused for tracking

Naked Security - 7 hours 18 min ago
Privacy-focused browser Brave has criticised an industry proposal it says would make browser fingerprinting easier.
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Facebook bans accounts of fake news firm

Naked Security - 8 hours 28 min ago
It's not clear who paid Archimedes Group for its reality-warping campaigns, but it's clear disinformation is now a global scourge.
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Bots rigged Russian finale of ‘The Voice Kids’ talent show

Naked Security - 10 hours 2 min ago
It turns out that robo-dialed calls accounted for 56.5% of the phone-in vote for the millionaire's daughter.
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Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week

Naked Security - 11 hours 31 min ago
It was a week of patches - from a severe Linux kernel flaw to a new 'wormable' Windows bug, here's a roundup of the week's top stories.
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Google recalls Titan Bluetooth keys after finding security flaw

Naked Security - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:27am
Google had egg on its face this week after it had to recall some of its Titan hardware security keys for being insecure.
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Hacking gang stole millions in cryptocurrency via SIM swaps

Naked Security - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:07am
Six alleged members of "The Community" were indicted, along with three phone service employees who allegedly helped target subscribers.
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Europol arrests end GozNym banking malware gang

Naked Security - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 6:50am
Arrests in Europe and the US appear to have ended the cybercrime careers of the gang behind the GozNym banking malware.
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Trump seeks tales of social media bias – and your phone number

Naked Security - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 6:38am
A tool from the White House invites those who suspect political bias in social media censorship to "share their story with President Trump."
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Naked Security - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:20am
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Facebook restores disabled ‘View As’ feature used in 2018 breach

Naked Security - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:58am
The feature still lets you see how others see you, but without leaking access tokens.
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Severe Linux kernel flaw found in RDS

Naked Security - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:46am
Unpatched Linux systems are vulnerable to remote compromise from the local network.
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San Francisco bans police use of facial recognition

Naked Security - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:29am
The city that gave us facial recognition tech says "not in my back yard".
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UPDATE NOW! Critical, remote, ‘wormable’ Windows vulnerability

Naked Security - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 8:09am
Microsoft has fixed an RDP vulnerability that can be exploited remotely, without authentication and used to run arbitrary code.
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Microsoft fixes Intel ZombieLoad bug with Patch Tuesday updates

Naked Security - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 8:07am
May 2019 Patch Tuesday fixed 79 vulnerabilities, 19 of which are classed as Critical. Here's a summary of the most notable ones. 
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Twitter bug leaks to iOS users’ location data to partner

Naked Security - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 6:47am
Now fixed, the bug affected some users with multiple accounts running on an iOS device.
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Update iOS and Mojave now! Apple patches are out

Naked Security - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 6:40am
Apple has released its May 2019 security updates, taking iOS to version 12.3 and macOS Mojave to version 10.14.5.
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Facebook sues app developer Rankwave over data misuse

Naked Security - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 6:35am
The suit says Rankwave used Facebook user data for targeted marketing and ignored its cease-and-desist letter.
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Update WhatsApp now! One call could give spies access to your phone

Naked Security - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 7:51am
A WhatsApp zero-day has allowed an “advanced cyber actor” to successfully install spyware on victims' phones with no more than a phone call.
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White label SOS panic buttons can be hacked via SMS

Naked Security - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 6:44am
A Chinese white-label panic alarm used by elderly and vulnerable people can be remotely controlled by sending it simple SMS commands.
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