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Fxmsp hacker indicted by feds for selling backdoor access to hundreds of companies

ZDNet Security - 1 hour 59 min ago
Backdoors into government networks and corporations were allegedly sold to other criminal enterprises.
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NSW-Victoria border permit site stalls as COVID-19 lockout deadline ends

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:20pm
In the interim, travellers will need to demonstrate their eligibility to cross the border to police, a Service NSW spokesperson has said.
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Mozilla suspends Firefox Send service while it addresses malware abuse

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 6:22pm
Mozilla has temporarily suspended the Firefox Send file-sharing service while it adds a Report Abuse mechanism.
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Free decryptor available for ThiefQuest ransomware victims

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 3:39pm
ThiefQuest (EvilQuest) ransomware victims can now recover their encrypted files for free, without needing to pay the ransom demand.
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German authorities seize server that hosted data on US cops

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 1:38pm
BlueLeaks portal is now down. The website hosted 296 GB of files stolen from more than 200 US police departments and fusion training centers.
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Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 12:00pm
Hackers used malicious Office 365 apps to gain access to customer accounts, which they later used to orchestrate BEC attacks.
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'Keeper' hacking group behind hacks at 570 online stores

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:00am
Hackers also accidentally leaked more than 184,000 stolen cards through an improperly secured backend server.
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Researchers learn how to pinpoint malicious drone operators

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 9:13am
With high accuracy, it is now possible to trace drone operators that could be ill-wishers near protected airspace.
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Is it OK to use your browser’s built-in password manager?

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:56am
Every major browser on every platform includes built-in password management features. Is it safe to use these tools? More importantly, is it smart?
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Microsoft's Project Freta: This new free service spots rootkits lurking in cloud VMs

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:34am
The new Microsoft Research project hopes to automate virtual-machine forensics in the cloud.
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Phishing attacks: This sophisticated new group has been operating undiscovered for at least a year

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:11am
BEC phishing attacks have long been associated with West Africa, but researchers have identified a highly successful campaign working out of Russia - by a group more associated with trojan malware.
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Is this Android's most obscure but most useful feature?

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:07am
Would you like to spend less time unlocking your Android smartphone? Android has you covered.
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Android Smart Lock -- in pictures

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:07am
Would you like to spend less time unlocking your Android smartphone? Android has you covered.
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This 10-course ethical hacking bundle is on sale for $40

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:00am
Join the lucrative fight against cybercrime with this white hat hacking training bundle.
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Energy company EDP confirms cyberattack, Ragnar Locker ransomware blamed

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 7:39am
The energy firm denies the loss of customer data. Attackers claim to have stolen 10TB in business records.
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Cerberus banking Trojan infiltrates Google Play

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 6:28am
The malware was found buried within a seemingly-innocent currency converter.
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Put privacy protections in IPO agreements if Australia hands data to other nations: OAIC

ZDNet Security - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 1:05am
Should an agreement between Australia and a nation without similar privacy protections be struck under the IPO Bill, the OAIC wants clauses added to bring the lagging nation forward.
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Labor wants to ask TikTok how it approaches Australian privacy laws

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 9:40pm
Wants to know how the popular Chinese social media video app uses individuals' data and what its content moderation policies actually involve.
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US Secret Service reports an increase in hacked managed service providers (MSPs)

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 1:15pm
US Secret Service says hackers are breaching MSPs to orchestrate ransomware attacks, point-of-sale intrusions, and business email compromise (BEC) scams.
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Home router warning: They're riddled with known flaws and run ancient, unpatched Linux

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 9:46am
And there are no routers in the study from the Fraunhofer Institute without known security flaws.
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