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One in every 172 active RSA certificates are vulnerable to attack

ZDNet Security - 5 hours 29 min ago
Researchers say improper number generation can impact the security of keys used to protect everything from IoT to medical devices.
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VISA warns of POS malware incidents at gas pumps across North America

ZDNet Security - 13 hours 49 min ago
VISA says it's aware of POS malware being deployed on the networks of five North American fuel dispenser merchants.
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New Orleans hit by cyber-attack, city employees told to turn off computers

ZDNet Security - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 3:57pm
After Atlanta and Blatimore, another major US city grapples with a ransomware attack.
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Npm team warns of new 'binary planting' bug

ZDNet Security - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 12:56pm
Npm bug lets booby-trapped npm (JavaScript) packages plant or alter binaries on the victim's system.
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Mozilla to force all add-on devs to use 2FA to prevent supply-chain attacks

ZDNet Security - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 9:21am
New rule to enter effect starting next year, in 2020.
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Spammers force Keybase to stop Stellar Space Drop cryptocurrency handouts

ZDNet Security - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 7:13am
A rush of new fake accounts has forced Keybase to rethink its free Lumen drops.
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Ransomware: Cybercriminals are adding a new twist to their demands

ZDNet Security - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 6:56am
Pay the ransom or we'll leak your data is the latest trend, warns cybersecurity company.
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Microsoft warns this hacking group is targeting vulnerable web servers

ZDNet Security - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 5:11am
Gallium hackers are using cheap and disposable malware and hacking tools to compromise telco networks.
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Microsoft Security Essentials updates not included in Windows 7 ESU

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 9:21pm
Companies will have to go with another antivirus.
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Rachel Noble to become director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 7:30pm
Fills the gap left by Mike Burgess when the former Telstra CISO headed to ASIO as its director-general of Security in September.
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Over 70% of Chinese citizens worry about data leaks through facial recognition

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 5:46pm
While nearly 40% of Chinese people said they prefer not to use facial recognition in their daily lives.
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Google rolls out Verified SMS and Spam Protection in Android

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 4:54pm
Android's default SMS app -- Messages -- to receive two new features: Verified SMS and Spam Protection.
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Fortinet acquires security automation provider CyberSponse

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:24am
CyberSponse is known for its Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform.
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Attackers now use process hollowing to hide cryptocurrency miners on your PC

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:09am
The malware’s dropper is a skeleton that avoids detection as a malicious file.
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Cybersecurity: This password-stealing hacking campaign is targeting governments around the world

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:02am
Researchers uncover a phishing campaign attempting to steal login credentials from government departments across North America, Europe and Asia - and nobody knows who is behind it
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Shopin founder charged by SEC for running $42 million scam cryptocurrency ICO

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:23am
SEC alleges that investor funds were spent on dating services and shopping sprees.
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San Diego to suspend facial recognition tech program used by police, ICE access blocked

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 6:36am
The EFF’s campaign against facial recognition scanners used by law enforcement has borne fruit.
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WhatsApp to sue companies that abuse the platform for bulk messaging

ZDNet Security - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 5:27am
The abuse of WhatsApp Business functions to spam customers will not be tolerated.
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Mastercard joins Aussie digital ID market with Deakin and Australia Post partnerships

ZDNet Security - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 4:51pm
Australia is the first market for the company to trial its digital identity play with Australia Post and Deakin University signing up for the platform.
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Microsoft details the most clever phishing techniques it saw in 2019

ZDNet Security - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 2:39pm
This year's most clever phishing tricks include hijacking Google search results and abusing 404 error pages.
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