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Beware the DHL delivery message email – it could be a package scam

Naked Security - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 12:29pm
Here's a DHL delivery scam with a simple twist - simplicity and a total lack of drama...
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TikTok’s handling of child privacy gets another watchdog’s attention

Naked Security - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 5:25am
Use of the kid-addicting, video-sharing app is exploding during lockdown, triggering yet another inquiry into how safe it is for young ones.
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Criminal forum trading stolen data suffers ironic data breach

Naked Security - Wed, 05/13/2020 - 5:17am
Someone on the dark web is touting for sale an unusual database a lot of people might pay handsomely to get their hands on.
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Thunderspy – why turning your computer off is a cool idea!

Naked Security - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 11:01am
Thunderbolt ports can provide direct access to the memory in your laptop... just how hard is it for crooks to do so when you aren't looking?
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Huge toll of ransomware attacks revealed in Sophos report

Naked Security - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 10:13am
To understand the scope of the ransomware threat, Sophos commissioned a study into the state of ransomware 2020.
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Dating app user logins found on hacking forum

Naked Security - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 9:05am
3.5 million user logins for the MobiFriends dating app are being offered for free on a popular dark web hackers forum.
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Maze ransomware one year on – a SophosLabs report

Naked Security - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 8:45am
The latest SophosLabs report tells the story of how the infamous "Maze" ransomware has evolved over the past 12 months...
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Celebrity personal data taken in ransomware attack

Naked Security - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 10:48am
Ransomware crooks are apparently threatening to dump personal data for a long of celebs including Lady Gaga, Madonna, Nicki Minaj and more.
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Clearview AI won’t sell vast faceprint collection to private companies

Naked Security - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 5:50am
… nor to anybody, even law enforcement, in the place where privacy-oblivious biometrics companies are forced to their knees: Illinois.
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Microsoft opens IoT bug bounty program

Naked Security - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 5:27am
Microsoft really wants to secure the Internet of Things (IoT), and it's enlisting citizen hackers' help to do it.
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Monday review – the hot 16 stories of the week

Naked Security - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 5:07am
It's weekly roundup time!
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Vote for Naked Security in the European Blogger Awards 2020!

Naked Security - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 6:40am
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More crypto-stealing Chrome extensions swatted by Google

Naked Security - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 6:15am
Google deleted more malicious extensions from the Chrome Web Store after they were found to be phishing cryptocurrency users.
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Vcrypt ransomware holds your files hostage without encrypting them

Naked Security - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 10:48am
Here's a ransomware story with a bit of a difference. Some of your files get wiped out, but others can be recovered without paying.
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S2 Ep38: Crashing iPhones, ransomware tales and human chatbots – Naked Security Podcast

Naked Security - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 9:17am
Get the latest cybersecurity news, opinion and advice.
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Fake news Facebook accounts used coronavirus to attract followers

Naked Security - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 5:04am
In April, the company yanked 1,887 misleading accounts, pages and groups tied to eight influencer networks building fake engagement.
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Police nab InfinityBlack hackers

Naked Security - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 4:46am
Five alleged members of hacking group InfinityBlack got some unexpected visitors last week when Polish law enforcement arrested them.
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Firefox 76.0 released with critical security patches – update now

Naked Security - Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:58am
Firefox's latest version is out, with new password management features and a raft of security fixes.
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Air gap security beaten by turning PC capacitors into speakers

Naked Security - Wed, 05/06/2020 - 7:06am
Researchers have poked another small hole in air gapped security by showing how the electronics inside computer power supply units (PSUs) can be turned into covert data transmission devices.
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Adult live-streaming site CAM4 leaks millions of emails, private chats

Naked Security - Wed, 05/06/2020 - 6:59am
The leak exposed millions of records with full names, emails, user conversations, payment logs, and IP addresses dating back to March.
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