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Infosec News Feed

An aggregated list of cybersecurity publications
2018-11-14 22:00:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Small-Time Cybercriminals Landing Steady Low Blows

High-end crime groups are acquiring the sorts of sophisticated capabilities only nation-states once had, while low-tier criminals maintain a steady stream of malicious activity, from cryptomining to PoS malware.

2018-11-14 20:27:00 UTC
Krebs on Security
Krebs on Security
Calif. Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Swatting Case, Faces 20+ Years in Prison

A California man who pleaded guilty Tuesday to causing dozens of swatting attacks -- including a deadly incident in Kansas last year -- now faces 20 or more years in prison.

Ne'er-Do-Well News Andrew Finch Call Of Duty Casey Viner Justice Department Shane Gaskill Stephen McAllister SWATting Swautistic Tyler Barriss
2018-11-14 20:00:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Cryptojacking, Mobile Malware Growing Threats to the Enterprise

At the same time, criminal organizations continue to look for new ways to attack their victims.

2018-11-14 19:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Understanding Evil Twin AP Attacks and How to Prevent Them

The attack surface remains largely unprotected from Wi-Fi threats that can result in stolen credentials and sensitive information as well as backdoor/malware payload drops.

2018-11-14 19:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Airlines Have a Big Problem with Bad Bots

Bad bots account for 43.9% of all traffic on their websites, APIs, and mobile apps, according to a new analysis of 100 airlines.

2018-11-14 18:34:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
5 Privacy Mistakes that Leave You Vulnerable Online

By John Mason

When news broke about Cambridge Analytica, the Internet went into a frenzy: “How could Facebook do this!” “Facebook should be made accountable!” Besides the fact that I think the whole Cambridge Analytica issue was blown out of proportion, I believe bigger issue is the fact that very few people are willing to be responsible for their […]

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Privacy Security Cyber Crime DDOS Malware Security Technology VPN
2018-11-14 17:40:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
Siemens Patches Firewall Flaw That Put Operations at Risk

The industrial company on Tuesday released mitigations for eight vulnerabilities overall.

Critical Infrastructure Vulnerabilities Firewall Fix Industrial Control Systems Industrial Vulnerability Patch Siemens Vulnerability
2018-11-14 16:07:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
Videographer sues Adobe after losing $250k worth of data through Premiere Pro bug

By Waqas

A class action lawsuit has been filed by Dave Cooper, a freelance videographer, against Adobe for a bug in its video-editing software Premiere Pro that deleted years of his work within no time. Cooper software watched in horror as his important videos and clips got permanently deleted. In the lawsuit, Cooper has alleged that the […]

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Technology News Adobe Bug Lawsuit Security
2018-11-14 15:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
To Click or Not to Click: The Answer Is Easy

Mega hacks like the Facebook breach provide endless ammo for spearphishers. These six tips can help you stay safer.

2018-11-14 15:25:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
Clarion call: New cybersecurity declaration receives widespread global support

Dozens of nations and hundreds of organizations have pledged their support for new global cybersecurity rules