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Coronavirus: Making us love Facebook and Google all over again

ZDNet Security - 10 hours 28 min ago
As we're stuck indoors, tech companies are suddenly our sword and our shield. But should we suddenly trust them again?
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Source code of Dharma ransomware pops up for sale on hacking forums

ZDNet Security - 17 hours 12 min ago
The source code of one of today's most profitable and advanced ransomware strains is up for sale on two Russian-language hacking forums.
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Apple inserts a laughable trick into its new privacy policy

ZDNet Security - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 8:00am
Buried deep within Apple's latest privacy policy for its Card is a clause that may incite simultaneous laughter and tears. Tears for fears, even.
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A mysterious hacker group is eavesdropping on corporate email and FTP traffic

ZDNet Security - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 11:54pm
Hacker group uses zero-day in DrayTek Vigor enterprise routers and VPN gateways to record network traffic.
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Network of fake QR code generators will steal your Bitcoin

ZDNet Security - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 5:09pm
Nine malicious QR code generator sites have stolen $46,000 from users so far.
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States of shock: Recovering our tech economy after COVID-19

ZDNet Security - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 2:59pm
The first pandemic-triggered supply shock event was big, but not devastating. Yet it proved to be one of several factors triggering a tremendous worldwide demand shock, the result of which may be a second — probably worse — supply shock.
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Quantum entanglement breakthrough could boost encryption, secure communications

ZDNet Security - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 2:00pm
Using quantum entanglement, a team of researchers has developed a new way to communicate via particles of light.
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Best password managers for business in 2020: 1Password, Keeper, LastPass, and more

ZDNet Security - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 1:44pm
Everyone needs a password manager. It's the only way to maintain unique, hard-to-guess credentials for every secure site you and your team access daily.
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Coronavirus and home working: Cyber criminals shift focus to target remote workers

ZDNet Security - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 8:41am
Hackers will look to exploit the increase in remote working - and healthcare facilities could be targeted with cyberattacks, warns police agency.
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Blocking China can lead to fragmented 5G market

ZDNet Security - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 4:07am
With China-US trade relations still tense, efforts to cut out Chinese vendors such as Huawei from 5G implementations may create separate ecosystems and consumers can lose out on benefits from the wide adoption of global standards, as demonstrated with 4G.
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Booz Allen analyzed 200+ Russian hacking operations to better understand their tactics

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 11:40pm
Booz Allen: Russia uses its GRU military hackers following predictable patterns based on a public military doctrine.
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ACSC issues warning around coronavirus-themed malicious cyber activity

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 9:38pm
Acting head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre has said cyber criminals are being very opportunistic, with an increase in malicious activity in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Google says no APP users have been phished to date

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 3:26pm
Google lauds its Advanced Protection Program (APP) that provides enhanced security features.
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Google to resume Chrome updates it paused last week due to COVID-19

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:34pm
Google Chrome 81 to be released next month, on April 7.
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Rare BadUSB attack detected in the wild against US hospitality provider

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 9:00am
Hackers use snail-mail to send target company an envelope with a malware-laced USB thumb drive.
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4G networks vulnerable to denial of service attacks, subscriber tracking

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 9:00am
Don’t think you’re protected on upcoming 5G networks, either.
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Half of firms have spotted a cyberattack - and here is the most common one you will face

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 8:39am
Organisations are detecting higher numbers of phishing emails than before, while detection of malware and ransomware have halved.
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Apple iOS users served mobile malware in Poisoned News campaign

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 7:56am
As we all devour online news sources in the current climate, cyberattackers are waiting to spring.
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Google's Chrome will give you an 'always show full URL' setting

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 7:43am
Google will give Chrome users the choice to have the browser display the www of a website's address.
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Singapore most exposed, but also most prepared in cybersecurity: Deloitte

ZDNet Security - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 2:34am
With a high internet adoption rate, the city-state faces the highest cybersecurity risk in Asia-Pacific, but also is the most prepared to deal with it in terms of policies and organisational readiness, according to Deloitte's Cyber Smart Index, which assesses 12 markets across the region.
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