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2019-11-12 17:21:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
Cheats, hacks, and cyber-attacks: Esports cybercrime poised to soar

Virtual environment awash with cash present their own unique set of security challenges

2019-11-12 15:21:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
WordPress 5.3 launches with security enhancements and PHP 7.4 support

Last major core release of 2019 also includes accessibility improvements and email verification

2019-11-12 15:00:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Why Cyber-Risk Is a C-Suite Issue

Organizations realize the scale of cyber-risk but lack counter-actions to build resilience.

2019-11-12 12:03:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
Excel zero-day on macOS reloaded

Difficult-to-exploit bug no longer limited to Office 2011. Will Microsoft patch?

2019-11-12 12:02:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
Apple to fix Siri bug that exposed parts of encrypted emails

Apple may care about your privacy but that doesn't mean it gets it right all the time, especially when it comes to training its Siri AI assistant.

Apple IOS Operating Systems OS X Privacy Security Threats AI Ai Assistant Bob Gendler Ios MacOS Siri
2019-11-12 11:58:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
Nvidia patches graphics products and GeForce Experience update tool

The update fixes 11 mainly high-severity security flaws in Windows and GeForce graphics card drivers, including three in the program used to update them.

Security Threats Vulnerability CVEs GeForce GPU Graphics Card NVIDIA Patches Updates Windows
2019-11-12 11:50:00 UTC
Microsoft to Apply California’s Privacy Law to All U.S. Users

The move takes a broader stand to protect user data and support the requirements of CCPA nationwide.

Government Privacy Apple California Consumer Privacy Act CCPA Consumer Privacy Data Privacy Facebook Google Internet Association Microsoft Regulation
2019-11-12 11:15:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
Sextortionist whisks away sex tapes using just a phone number

The SIM-swap victim knew he was in trouble when he got a 3:30 a.m. message about his phone service being cut off.

2-factor Authentication Data Loss Law & Order Security Threats Phone Porting Randall Baran-Chong Sex Tapes Sextortion SIM Jacking SIM Swap Fraud Sim Swapping SIM Swaps SIM-jacked
2019-11-12 10:40:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
ASP.NET hosting provider recovering from ransomware attack

With more than 440,000 customers, SmarterASP.NET is said to be one of the most popular ASP.NET hosting providers.

Malware Microsoft Ransomware Security Threats Ransomware SmarterASP.NET
2019-11-11 23:14:00 UTC
DDoS Attacks Target Amazon, SoftLayer and Telecom Infrastructure

The specific type of TCP attack used in the recent spate of DDoS efforts were TCP SYN-ACK reflection attacks.

Web Security Amazon DDoS October 2019 Radware Tcp Reflection Attacks Telecom Networks

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March 2024
TikTok Ban, Discord Bot Community Attack, and Telecom Company's Breach Resurgence.
Ah, the dramatic saga of TikTok in the United States! Picture this: a ban looming over TikTok, akin to a dark cloud threatening to rain on our digital parade. Congress is all up in arms, waving their "think of the children" banners while TikTok nervously checks its watch, wondering if it should start packing its bags for a forced sale. Meanwhile, nobody bats an eye at the plethora of Chinese gadge...

Weekly Summary

08 April 2024

A total of 7 breaches were found and analysed resulting in 2,399,513 leaked accounts containing a total of 20 different data types. The breaches found publicly and freely available included PandaBuy, Stealer Log 0447, Leadzen, FICO and Koroleva