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Chrome zero-day in the wild – patch now!

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 10:47am
Exploitable bug in Chrome - patch now!
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Russian “government hackers” charged with cybercrimes by the US

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 12:59pm
What can we learn from the US DOJ indictments against the "Sandworm Team"?
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Naked Security Live – Ping of Death: are you at risk?

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 7:31am
Here's the latest Naked Security Live video - enjoy (and please share with your friends)!
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S3 Ep2: Creepy smartwatches, botnets and Pings of Death – Podcast

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 11:42am
Listen to the latest episode of the Naked Security Podcast
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US Department of Justice reignites the Battle to Break Encryption

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 9:27am
How strong is too strong?
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Windows “Ping of Death” bug revealed – patch now!

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 9:18pm
No one has figured out how to run code with this bug yet - but if they do, you can bet that someone will turn it into a computer worm.
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Creepy covert camera “feature” found in popular smartwatch for kids

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 12:59pm
This popular smartwatch aimed at kids had a backdoor that received covert encrypted commands via SMS.
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Microsoft on the counter­attack! Trickbot malware network takes a hit

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 5:03pm
The crooks haven't yet been caught and arrested, but their malware distribution network has been hit hard.
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Naked Security Live – Cybersecurity tips for your own network

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 8:59am
Here's the latest Naked Security Live video - enjoy (and please share with your friends)!
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S3 Ep1: Ransomware – is it really OK to pay? – Naked Security Podcast

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 10:11am
The Naked Security Podcast is back for Series 3 - here's Episode 1!
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8 tips to tighten up your work‑from‑home network

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 12:59pm
You don't have to be an IT guru to beef up your cybersecurity at home. Sometimes it's enough to ask yourself, "Which bits can I turn off?"
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Naked Security Podcast – we’re back for Series 3!

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 12:13pm
Join us weekly for the Naked Security Podcast - back for Series 3 and available wherever good podcasts are found!
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Gone phishing: workplace email security in five steps

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 9:50am
David Mitchell, Senior Director of Email Product Management at Sophos, shares his top tips to optimize workplace email security.
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Naked Security Live – Stay on top of phishing scams

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 12:31pm
Naked Security Live - here's the recorded version of our latest video. Enjoy.
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If you connect it, protect it

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 4:31am
Last week, we said that "Friends don't let friends get scammed." They don't let themselves get scammed, either!
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Serious Security: Phishing without links – when phishers bring along their own web pages

Fri, 10/02/2020 - 8:28am
How do you "check the URL before you click" if the web page you're visiting is already on your own computer?
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#BeCyberSmart – why friends don’t let friends get scammed

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 7:00am
Friends don't let friends get scammed. Because cybercrime hurts us all.
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REvil ransomware crew dangles $1,000,000 cybercrime carrot

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 10:58am
When a company pays a multimillion dollar ransomware blackmail demand, where do you think the money goes?
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Naked Security Live – “SMS scams: keep yourself and your family safe!”

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 3:59am
Naked Security Live - here's the recorded version of our latest video. Enjoy.
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Blast from the past! Windows XP source code allegedly leaked online

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 11:39am
Windows XP source code! Fair game to take a peek, or best to look away?
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