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News in brief: Street View goes out of this world; GoT fans warned on torrenting; Citadel man jailed

Naked Security - 23 min 20 sec ago
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
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ATM crooks up the ante by using infrared to steal your PIN

Naked Security - 1 hour 32 min ago
Using infrared for data transfer isn't new, but finding an IR transmitter on an ATM in Oklahoma took law enforcement by surprise
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“Orpheus’ Lyre” – where it came from, and what to do [VIDEO]

Naked Security - 1 hour 44 min ago
From how the "Orpheus' Lyre" bug got its weird name all the way to what we can learn from it. No jargon, just plain English. Enjoy...
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Facebook has got your number – even if it’s not your number

Naked Security - 4 hours 42 min ago
Make sure you check which phone number you have associated with your Facebook account - if it's assigned to someone else, they could take over your profile
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Twitter users targeted by an army of 86,262 sex-starved bots

Naked Security - 6 hours 40 min ago
More than 30m wishful thinkers clicked on the links tweeted out by the bots - who were after your wallet rather than after your heart
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BSidesLV: What’s on the agenda in Las Vegas

Naked Security - 7 hours 51 min ago
Dropping in to BSidesLV while you're in Vegas? Come and see our data scientists talk about machine learning and the threats there - we'd love to say hi
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News in brief: moving Segway hacked; Google Glass resurrected; 308 Oracle fixes

Naked Security - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 2:53pm
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
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Windows security hole – the “Orpheus’ Lyre” attack explained

Naked Security - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:27pm
A long-standing bug in the network authentication protocol called Kerberos led to a security hole in Windows, Linux and more.
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Myspace bug left old accounts vulnerable to attack

Naked Security - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:57am
Myspace is still there, and so's your old account
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Police bodycams get tech that can identify “faces and people”

Naked Security - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:34am
Bodycams aimed at Police will soon be able to identify stolen bicycles, missing children and other "objects of interest".
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Want porn? Prove your age (or get a VPN)

Naked Security - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:30am
The UK government plans to put age verification in front of pornographic websites from April 2018
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News in brief: laptop ban curtailed; robot meets a soggy end; Dow Jones leaks 2.2m customers’ data

Naked Security - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:44pm
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
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Black Hat USA 2017: what’s on the agenda in Las Vegas

Naked Security - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:34pm
We'll be at Black Hat with talks and a shirt giveaway if you give us the right passphrase - come and say hi; we'd love to see you
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Google wants you to bid farewell to SMS authentication

Naked Security - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:39am
Google's shift to a more secure option is welcome, but also adds to the confusion of the post-password world
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Hacked drones flying up, up and away over geofencing restrictions

Naked Security - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:37am
Error or brilliant marketing ploy? Either way, drone owners have been able to override geofencing restrictions
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Access all areas – but for how long after you’ve left the company?

Naked Security - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 8:33am
How quickly do you push the big red Delete button on someone's access after they leave?
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When good extensions go bad: buyer turns Particle into adware

Naked Security - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 7:21am
The tale of what happened when the Particle extension was sold and turned by its buyer into adware is a reminder that it's a good idea to keep an eye on what you've added to your browser
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News in brief: Beijing bans Pooh; Ashley Madison offers settlement; patient data shared on Facebook

Naked Security - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 2:02pm
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
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What does Imogen Heap have in common with mail? The blockchain

Naked Security - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:11pm
The blockchain isn't just for verifying Bitcoin transactions - a number of very different ventures are using it to cut out middlemen and keep people honest
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Wait, you didn’t want to clean the toilets? Should have read the terms!

Naked Security - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:26am
Some 22,000 people unwittingly agreed to clean bathrooms and hug stray cats and dogs in return for free WiFi - and their experience is a good reminder to be aware of what you're agreeing to
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