ZDNet Security

Here's how to enable DoH in each browser, ISPs be damned

ZDNet Security - 2 hours 5 min ago
DoH support is already present in all major browsers. Users just have to enable it and configure it.
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New Kr00k vulnerability lets attackers decrypt WiFi packets

ZDNet Security - 2 hours 31 min ago
Kr00k affects devices using Broadcom and Cypress Wi-Fi chips.
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Election interference? US voters worry their own government's at it

ZDNet Security - 3 hours 26 min ago
A new survey about election security shows that Americans worry just as much about domestic interference as foreign. And that they'd prefer a tech company to oversee elections instead of the government.
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Samsung: Galaxy S20 security chip hiding your secrets can now feature in rival phones

ZDNet Security - 3 hours 48 min ago
Samsung is mass-producing the Galaxy S20's secure element for the rest of the smartphone industry.
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Raccoon malware targets massive range of browsers to steal your data and cryptocurrency

ZDNet Security - 3 hours 58 min ago
Every browser you can think of is a target of the popular malware.
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Former Microsoft engineer convicted of 18 felonies for digital currency fraud scam

ZDNet Security - 5 hours 15 min ago
After scamming Microsoft, the software expert treated himself to a Tesla vehicle and a lakefront home.
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Samsung says Find my Mobile glitch not connected to recent data leak

ZDNet Security - 5 hours 59 min ago
The strange Find my Mobile ‘1’ glitch experienced by users is thought to be wholly separate from recent customer data exposure.
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Chrome 80 update cripples top cybercrime marketplace

ZDNet Security - 11 hours 31 min ago
90% of all stolen credentials on the Genesis Store came from the AZORult malware. Now, the malware doesn't work in Chrome 80.
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How to find the best VPN service: Your guide to staying safe on the internet

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 10:22pm
Whether you're in the office or on the road, a VPN is still one of the best ways to protect yourself on the big, bad internet.
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NewsGuard Technologies launches Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 8:00pm
False information about COVID-19 is plaguing the internet. Now NewsGuard wants to stop it.
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Australian banks targeted by DDoS extortionists

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 5:17pm
Hackers are sending emails to banks asking for large payments in Monero, and threatening DDoS attacks if their demands aren't met.
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Stalkerware infections grew by 60% in 2019, says Kaspersky

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 2:21pm
Kaspersky says 67,500 unique users had stalkerware apps installed on their phones in 2019.
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Microsoft previews Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 1:53pm
Believe it or not, Microsoft is readying its Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection for Linux servers. Yes, you read that right: Linux servers.
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Facial recognition critics are 'ill-informed' says police chief

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:51pm
In the age of Facebook and Twitter, worries about police use of live facial recognition are outweighed by the opportunity the technology provides to fight crime, says the Met Police chief.
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Seven hackers have now made a million dollars each from bug bounties, says HackerOne

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:30am
The bug bounty platform doubled in size in just a year. Its new report shows that ethical hacking is becoming a lucrative pastime.
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APAC shoppers still buy in-store, but more seek hybrid commerce

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:18am
Some 68% of Asia-Pacific consumers made the majority of their purchases in physical retail stores over the past year, but 82% will turn to an app on their phone to research products before buying, reveals a new study.
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Firefox for Mac and Linux to get a new security sandbox system

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 9:00am
Firefox's new RLBox sandbox system to ship to Linux users in Firefox 74 and Mac users in Firefox 75.
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IoT security fail: The weird devices that employees are connecting to the office network

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 8:41am
Researchers warn that there's more and more unauthorised connected devices on corporate networks - and that they could provide easy pickings for cyber criminals.
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UK financial watchdog admits to leaking confidential consumer data

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 8:33am
A Freedom of Information Act request published on the FCA website revealed more than it should.
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McAfee acquires Light Point Security team to bring browser isolation tech to MVISION UCE

ZDNet Security - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 8:01am
McAfee’s aim is to improve browser protections by isolating potentially malicious code in virtual environments.
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