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You DID change your password after that data breach, didn’t you?

Naked Security - 1 hour 27 min ago
Apparently, some people consider their passwords "invincible", even after a data breach. Don't be those people.
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Nuclear missile contractor hacked in Maze ransomware attack

Naked Security - 6 hours 9 min ago
Attackers hacked and encrypted the computers of a contractor whose clients include the US military, government agencies and major military contractors.
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Google deletes Indian app that deleted Chinese apps

Naked Security - 8 hours 25 min ago
Google has deleted an app from the Play Store that offered to delete Android software associated with China.
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Firefox fixes cryptographic data leakage in latest security update

Naked Security - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:37pm
How time flies - the latest four-weekly Firefox update is out.
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VMware flaw allows takeover of multiple private clouds

Naked Security - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:23am
VMWare’s VMware Cloud Director has a security flaw that researchers believe could be exploited to compromise multiple customer accounts using the same cloud infrastructure.
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Amtrak breached, some customers’ logins and PII potentially exposed

Naked Security - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:09am
The US rail service hasn't disclosed the number of passengers affected in a 16 April breach.
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We won! Naked Security scoops “Legends of security” award

Naked Security - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 3:54am
We're absolutely delighted - delighted and proud! - to report that we won not one but two awards at last night's European Security Blogger Awards 2020.
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The mystery of the expiring Sectigo web certificate

Naked Security - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 12:48pm
If you're getting TLS connection errors that suddenly started this weekend, a tired old encryption library might be the problem.
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Hacker posts database stolen from Dark Net free hosting provider DH

Naked Security - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 9:26am
Some 7,600 dark-web sites were obliterated in an attack on the most popular provider of .onion free hosting services, Daniel's Hosting.
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Crime agency turns to Google ads to deter teen DDoS hackers

Naked Security - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 9:01am
The UK's National Crime Agency has hit on a simple way to stop teens from being sucked into cybercrime – using Google Ads.
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No password required! “Sign in with Apple” account takeover flaw patched

Naked Security - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 11:19am
A bug bounty hunter found a way to login using "Sign in with Apple"... but without the part where you have to put in a password.
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Github uncovers malicious ‘Octopus Scanner’ targeting developers

Naked Security - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 6:28am
GitHub has uncovered a form of malware that spreads via infected repositories on its system.
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Facebook to verify identities on accounts that churn out viral posts

Naked Security - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 6:14am
Hopefully it's a COVID-19 version of what it did post-2016 elections, when it required verification of those buying political or issue ads.
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Monday review – the hot 15 stories of the week

Naked Security - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 5:51am
From iPhone jailbreaks to questions about the dark web, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time!
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Clearview AI facial recogition sued again – this time by ACLU

Naked Security - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:41am
Clearview AI, the company that's scraped billions of images to build a facial recognition system, is getting sued again.
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COVID-19 tests, PPE and antivirual drugs find a home on the dark web

Naked Security - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 7:15am
COVID-19 testing kits, Hydroxychloroquine and PPE - it's all for sale on the dark web.
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Windows 10 adds new security and privacy features in May update

Naked Security - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 6:15am
Windows 10 release 2004 is out, with a slew of new features, including several updates to its security and privacy.
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Google sued by Arizona for tracking users’ locations in spite of settings

Naked Security - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 6:08am
Maps, weather, searches et al. suck up location data in the background, even if Tracking is turned off. Arizona says it's consumer fraud.
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Inside a ransomware gang’s attack toolbox

Naked Security - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 11:10am
Ransomware's changed a lot over the years - here's a peek into a criminal gang's current toolbox...
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S2 Ep 41: Super-sized ransomware, FBI v Apple and AirPods hot or not – Naked Security Podcast

Naked Security - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:04am
The latest Naked Security podcast is out now!
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