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“Cobalt Strike” network attack tool patches crashtastic server bug

Naked Security - 6 hours 15 min ago
Ahhhh, the irony! Red-team network attack tool has its very own bug for Blue Teams to counterexploit.
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BazarCaller – the malware gang that talks you into infecting yourself

Naked Security - Tue, 08/03/2021 - 11:12am
Calling someone back feels safer than clicking an unknown link... but it isn't! Remind your friends and family.
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Microsoft researcher found Apple 0-day in March, didn’t report it

Naked Security - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 9:20pm
Ut tensio, sic uis! Does twice the bug pile on twice the pressure to fix it?
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Apple emergency zero-day fix for iPhones and Macs – get it now!

Naked Security - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 9:39am
You're probably expecting us to say, "Patch early, patch often." And that is EXACTLY what we're saying!
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Windows “PetitPotam” network attack – how to protect against it

Naked Security - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 8:10am
A cute name but an annoying and potentially damaging attack. Here's what to do.
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US court gets UK Twitter hack suspect arrested in Spain

Naked Security - Fri, 07/23/2021 - 12:40pm
O, what a tangled web we weave/When first we practise to deceive!
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S3 Ep42: Viruses, Nightmares, patches, rewards and scammers [Podcast]

Naked Security - Thu, 07/22/2021 - 10:38am
Latest episode - listen now!
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Windows “HiveNightmare” bug could leak passwords – here’s what to do!

Naked Security - Wed, 07/21/2021 - 11:58am
Windows "hives" contain registry data, some of it secret. The nightmare is that these files aren't properly protected against snooping.
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Apple iPhone patches are out – no news if recent Wi-Fi bug is fixed

Naked Security - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 10:04am
Remember that weird iPhone Wi-Fi bug from a week or so ago? Let's hope this update patches it!
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S3 Ep41: Crashing iPhones, PrintNightmares, and Code Red memories [Podcast]

Naked Security - Sun, 07/18/2021 - 8:13pm
Latest episode - listen now!
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More PrintNightmare: “We TOLD you not to turn the Print Spooler back on!”

Naked Security - Fri, 07/16/2021 - 11:56am
The PrintNightmare continues. So does our advice, even though it stops your printer working.
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Want to earn $10 million? Snitch on a cybercrook!

Naked Security - Fri, 07/16/2021 - 10:58am
Will going after the big guns help to discourage and disrupt the rest of the cybercrime ecosystem? Have your say...
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The Code Red worm 20 years on – what have we learned?

Naked Security - Thu, 07/15/2021 - 12:57pm
"It was 20 years ago today..." that we learned a few lessons that are well worth revisiting!
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Home delivery scams get smarter – don’t get caught out

Naked Security - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 12:16pm
We've said it before, and we'll say it again: don't be in too much of a hurry for those home deliveries you're expecting!
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Don’t get tricked by this crashtastic iPhone Wi-Fi hack!

Naked Security - Mon, 07/12/2021 - 12:58pm
Learn how the trick works so that you can avoid it in case someone thinks it's a joke to catch you out.
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Where do all those cybercrime payments go?

Naked Security - Fri, 07/09/2021 - 12:57pm
Yes, the headline is a rhetorical question. But sometimes we get literal answers, and they're well worth remembering.
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