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Russian hacker found guilty for Dropbox, LinkedIn, and Formspring breaches

ZDNet Security - 19 hours 29 min ago
Sentencing scheduled for September 2020.
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Researchers create magstripe versions from EMV and contactless cards

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 8:05pm
Banking industry loophole reported more than a decade ago still remains open and ripe for exploitation today.
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Amazon tells employees to remove TikTok from their phones due to security risk

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 2:25pm
Accessing the TikTok website from work laptops is still allowed, according to an internal email Amazon sent to employees today.
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Backdoor accounts discovered in 29 FTTH devices from Chinese vendor C-Data

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 7:30am
The backdoor accounts grant access to a secret Telnet admin account running on the devices' external WAN interface.
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Smartwatch tracker for the vulnerable can be hacked to send medication alerts

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 5:53am
API issues could be exploited to make calls, spy on users, send fake messages, and more.
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KingComposer patches XSS flaw impacting 100,000 WordPress websites

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 3:08am
The vulnerability could be exploited to execute malicious payloads in visitor browsers.
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Is Singapore ready to govern a digital population?

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 9:18pm
Amidst the country's accelerated digitalisation efforts, and as voters head to the polls, the Singapore government must realise it also needs to transform the way it engages its population, which increasingly will demand answers as more come online along with their personal data.
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Services Australia among those found breaching privacy laws

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 8:58pm
Complaint against the government department revealed it disclosed bank statements to someone the complainant took a Family Violence Order out on.
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CyberCX scoops up Basis Networks to expand security capabilities

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 7:46pm
Australian cybersecurity megamix adds Melbourne-based Basis Networks to its venture.
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Google bans stalkerware ads

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 5:36pm
New Google Ads policy that bans stalkerware enters into effect on August 11.
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Zoom working on patching zero-day disclosed in Windows client

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 2:00pm
Security firm has disclosed today a zero-day vulnerability in Zoom's Windows client.
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How to ensure your workplace does not become a new source of COVID-19 infections

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 9:25am
The risk that the workplace becomes a source of a new outbreak is real. While most employers are taking appropriate measures to create a safe workplace, there is still not nearly enough attention on how to ensure safer conditions for employees during their journey to and from work. There are several ways to mitigate this risk.
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Researchers connect Evilnum hacking group to cyberattacks against Fintech firms

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 5:30am
The APT is also a loyal customer of Golden Chickens, a Malware-as-a-Service outfit.
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UK and Australian Information Commissioners to investigate Clearview AI

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 3:05am
Joint investigation follows OAIC making prior contact with Clearview AI.
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INSLM recommends taking encryption-busting approvals power from Australian Ministers

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 3:03am
Instead, he wants to stand up an independent body to oversee the approval of TOLA Act warrants.
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Google abandons Isolated Region cloud services project in China

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 2:20am
Google says the Isolated Region project was scrapped due to other services offering “better outcomes.”
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Majority of firms concerned about public cloud security, most have suffered breach

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 2:16am
Some 96% of organisations are worried about the current state of their public cloud security, with 70% admitting they experienced a breach over the past year including 93% in India, which is the highest worldwide, 74% in Australia, and 71% in Singapore.
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Thunderbolt 4: Same 40Gbps speed but Intel ups requirements for certification

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 12:47am
Intel increases requirements for Thunderbolt 4 to support 32GBps via PCIe, a pair of 4K monitors, and PC charging for thin laptops.
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More pre-installed malware has been found in budget US smartphones

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 12:40am
Cheap phones often have tradeoffs but researchers say this should never compromise user safety.
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Nvidia fixes code execution vulnerability in GeForce Experience

ZDNet Security - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 10:42pm
Security updates have also been released for the JetPack software development kit.
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