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Adobe “out of band” critical patch – get your update now!

Naked Security - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 9:42am
Looks as though at least one of these patches was supposed to come out a week ago but ended up delayed until now...
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Scammers target COVID-19 CARES Act relief scheme

Naked Security - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 9:07am
US states are being flooded by fraudulent unemployment applications in a scam run by a sophisticated cybergang.
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Chrome 83 adds DNS-over-HTTPS support and privacy tweaks

Naked Security - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 7:20am
This week sees the early arrival of Chrome 83 with a longer list of new security features than originally planned.
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Beware of emails with “horrible charts” about Covid-19

Naked Security - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:23pm
These charts aren't "horrible" because of their coronavirus data - they're horrible because they could let criminals conquer your computer.
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Office 365 exposed some internal search results to other companies

Naked Security - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 8:48am
It’s not clear how many accounts were involved, but Microsoft is said to have made URLs and metadata available so admins can investigate.
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FBI finally unlock shooter’s iPhones, Apple berated for not helping

Naked Security - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 7:34am
The FBI's Apple problem.
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Apple “MagicPairing” for AirPods – the magic isn’t perfect yet

Naked Security - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 12:54pm
Apple's efforts to overcome the limitations of Bluetooth is a proprietary system called MagicPairing, but there are flaws in the magic.
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Cash-flashing rapper charged with money laundering for BTC-e

Naked Security - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 10:56am
The FBI nabbed "Plinofficial" when he arrived at Miami airport carrying $20K cash, allegedly made off of the defunct, fraud-fav exchange.
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Firefox to tell you if sites are shortening your passwords

Naked Security - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 9:54am
Mozilla is fixing a longstanding password problem to alert users when their password exceeds the maximum length allowed.
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The RATicate gang – implanting malware in an industry near you

Naked Security - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 12:35pm
These days, "What does this malware do?" is the question that has dozens of possible answers... here's how and why.
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Senate renews warrantless collection of web histories

Naked Security - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 11:20am
The government can keep on surveilling your online life without a warrant. An amendment to ban it failed by just one vote.
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Shiny new Azure login attracts shiny new phishing attacks

Naked Security - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 8:27am
Admins working with Microsoft Azure beware: phishers are updating their assets to reflect changes on the company's cloud-based login screen.
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Monday review – the hot 17 stories of the week

Naked Security - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 5:33am
From DHL delivery phishes to the top 10 most exploited bugs - and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
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S2 Ep 39: Thunderspy, government encryption, and reply all mistakes – Naked Security Podcast

Naked Security - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 9:50am
Reply all woes, DHS says no to DoH and why turning your computer off is good for security.
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How scammers abuse Google Search’s open redirect feature

Naked Security - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 9:04am
Google Search uses open redirects by design, which is handy if you're a scammer trying to hide an iffy-looking URL.
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Top 10 most exploited vulnerabilities list released by FBI, DHS CISA

Naked Security - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 6:33am
The agencies say it's vital to prioritize patching. Otherwise, we're making it easy for attackers who don't have to work at finding 0 days.
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Microsoft joins encrypted DNS club with Windows 10 option

Naked Security - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 5:43am
Microsoft is the latest browser vendor to join the encrypted DNS club by supporting DNS over HTTPS in Windows 10.
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PrintDemon – patch this ancient Windows printer bug!

Naked Security - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 12:18pm
Bugs can last a long time... even if you thought you removed them years ago.
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Woman stalked by sandwich server via her COVID-19 contact tracing info

Naked Security - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 8:52am
She wanted a sub, not Facebook, Instagram and SMS come-ons from the guy who served her and intercepted her contact-tracing details.
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Update now! Windows gets another bumper patch update

Naked Security - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 5:36am
Windows users won't have to fix ‘big’ exploited or public flaws this month, but May's Patch Tuesday is one of the biggest patch rounds.
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