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An aggregated list of cybersecurity publications
2018-11-26 15:55:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
City of York calls in the cops over mobile app breach

Hot Fuzz

2018-11-26 14:57:00 UTC
Krebs on Security
Krebs on Security
Half of all Phishing Sites Now Have the Padlock

Maybe you were once advised to "look for the padlock" as a means of telling legitimate e-commerce sites from phishing or malware traps. Unfortunately, this has never been more useless advice. New research indicates that half of all phishing scams are now hosted on Web sites whose Internet address includes the padlock and begins with "https://".

A Little Sunshine Latest Warnings Bibox IDN Internationalized Domain Names John LaCour Phishing PhishLabs Punycode SSL
2018-11-26 14:42:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
Easy as APT: Spear phishing highlighted as ongoing threat for 2019

Targeted phishing attacks are here to stay, says Kaspersky

2018-11-25 18:19:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
Hacker takeovers Drake’s Fortnite account to yell racial slurs

By Carolina

The official Fortnite account of the Canadian rapper Drake going by the handle of “Duddus647” was hacked in an attack on Thanksgiving weekend. The hacker used the account to join Fortnite live stream charity event run by Ninja, a pro streamer and shout racial slurs and obscenities. The charity event was supposed to raise funds for the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund. Upon witnessing the non-stop […]

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Hacking News Drake Epic Games Gaming Hacking
2018-11-24 17:45:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
Bug Bounty: Earn $40,000 for hacking Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp

By Waqas

Facebook has launched a new bug bounty program inviting hackers to identify and report vulnerabilities in its website and applications. The social network has increased payouts and offers researchers to look for vulnerabilities in a wide variety of products owned by Facebook including Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company will only consider reports that can lead […]

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Security Social Network News Bug Bounty Facebook Hacking Instagram Oculus Security Vulnerability WhatsApp
2018-11-24 15:00:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
Spotify Phishers Hijack Music Fans’ Accounts

The credentials could be used to glean a variety of intel on the victims.

Privacy Web Security Account Hijack AppRiver Attacks Campaign Phishing Spam Spotify User Credentials
2018-11-23 23:24:00 UTC
Krebs on Security
Krebs on Security
How to Shop Online Like a Security Pro

'Tis the season when even those who know a thing or two about Internet scams tend to let down their guard in the face of an eye-popping discount or the stress of last-minute holiday shopping. So here's a quick refresher course on how to make it through the next few weeks without getting snookered online.

Latest Warnings Security Tools Web Fraud 2.0
2018-11-23 21:01:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
Threatpost News Wrap Podcast for Nov. 23

From Ford data security speculation to the VisionDirect data breach, the Threatpost editors talk about this week's biggest stories.

Podcasts Privacy Vulnerabilities Web Security Apt APT 29 Black Friday Cyber Monday Data Privacy Data Security Ford Magecart Magecart Group VisionDirect
2018-11-23 20:26:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
Man arrested for stealing $1m from Silicon Valley Exec via SIM-swapping

By ghostadmin

A 21-year old Manhattan resident has been accused of SIM-swapping the mobile number of Robert Ross, a Silicon Valley executive, and managed to steal $1 million. The accused, Nicholas Truglia, not only targeted Ross’s phone number with SIM-swapping attacks but many others too including 0Chain CEO Saswatu Basu, co-founder, and COO of SMX (Small & […]

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Cyber Crime CoinBase Cryptocurrency Hacking Scam Security SIM-swapping
2018-11-23 17:07:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
L0rdix malware on dark web steals data, mines crypto & enslaves PCs as botnet

By Waqas

There’s a new hacking tool circulating in the underground Dark Web forums that let cybercriminals target Microsoft Windows computers. It has become the newest universal go-to tool to attack a Windows machine because it presents an utterly lethal combination of data stealing, cryptomining, and snooping capabilities. Discovered by Ben Hunter, a security researcher at ENSILO, […]

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Malware Security Bitcoin Botnet Cryptomining Dark Web Ethereum Monero Security Windows