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Bluetooth bugs – researchers find 10 “Sweyntooth” security holes

Naked Security - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:47pm
More trouble in the Internet of Things - Bluetooth firmware code in many devices is found to have numerous bugs.
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Cookie-nabbing app could have served users side helping of XSS

Naked Security - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 7:29am
A popular GDPR compliance WordPress plugin vendor has patched a flaw that rendered both site visitors and admins vulnerable to XSS attacks.
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Suspect who refused to decrypt hard drives released after four years

Naked Security - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 7:12am
The US Court of Appeals ruled that he couldn't continue to be held for refusing to give up his passcodes.
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Facebook ices in-app dating in EU after questions from regulator

Naked Security - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 6:28am
The app's rollout in the EU has been delayed until Facebook can show privacy regulators its data protection workings.
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Self-driving car dataset missing labels for pedestrians, cyclists

Naked Security - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 6:10am
Udacity Dataset 2, used to train thousands of engineers, contained thousands of unlabeled vehicles and hundreds of unlabeled pedestrians.
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Naked Security - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 5:51am
An old, dormant domain is going on sale - and the results could be catastrophic for enterprises with common Active Directory misconfigurations.
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Firefox six-weekly security fixes are out – get them now!

Naked Security - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 9:16am
No zero-day bugs, so by updating promptly you are keeping ahead of the crooks, not merely catching up!
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Dell fixes privilege elevation bug in support software

Naked Security - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 8:43am
Users of Dell SupportAssist should patch their software immediately to fix a software bug that could lead to arbitrary code execution.
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IE zero day and heap of RDP flaws fixed in February Patch Tuesday

Naked Security - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 7:52am
Microsoft has finally patched the Internet Explorer (IE) zero-day flaw the company said in January was being used in “limited targeted attacks”.
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FBI: Cybercrime tore a $3.5b hole in victims’ pockets last year

Naked Security - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 7:45am
The FBI's Internet Crime Report shows that business email comprise is the biggest money-maker for cybercriminals.
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Google to force Nest users to turn on 2FA

Naked Security - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 6:06am
Nest users who aren't using 2FA or a Google account will be required to take an extra step by verifying their identity via email.
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Mozilla issues final warning to websites using TLS 1.0

Naked Security - Wed, 02/12/2020 - 11:13am
From March, the Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Edge browsers will show warnings when users visit websites that only support TLS versions 1.0 or 1.1.
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US charges four Chinese military members with Equifax hack

Naked Security - Wed, 02/12/2020 - 6:48am
The indictment suggests the hack was part of a series of major data thefts organized by Chinese military and intelligence agencies.
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Data about inmates and jail staff spilled by leaky prison app

Naked Security - Wed, 02/12/2020 - 5:16am
A web-mapping project came across detainees' prescriptions and other PII that could be used by identity thieves to victimize prisoners.
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5 tips for you and your family on Safer Internet Day

Naked Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 9:18am
Why not make Safer Internet Day the excuse you need to do all those cybersecurity tweaks you've been putting off?
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5 tips for businesses on Safer Internet Day

Naked Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 9:12am
Safer Internet Day - here's how to make your business better at cybersecurity, no matter how safe you are already!
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Freedom Hosting owner pleads guilty to distributing child abuse images

Naked Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 6:36am
Eric Eoin Marques has pleaded guilty to running what was once believed to be the largest child abuse hosting provider on the dark web.
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Officials raise alarm about Chinese hacking

Naked Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 6:29am
Officials pointed to ongoing threats against US institutions, painting a dire picture of hacking efforts to support Chinese economic goals.
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Facebook’s Twitter and Instagram accounts hijacked

Naked Security - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 5:57am
In full glare of the world, Facebook admins have found themselves in an unseemly struggle to wrestle back control of the company’s Twitter accounts.
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