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Threat Actors Blanket Androids with Flubot, Teabot Campaigns

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Attackers are getting creative, using smishing & a malicious Google Play QR reader to plant banking trojans on the phones of victims across the globe. Researchers have discovered a raft...

New Year, New Threats: 4 Tips to Activate Your Best Cyber-Defense

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Need a blueprint for architecting a formidable cyber-defense? Kerry Kerry Matre, senior director at Mandiant, shares hers in this detailed breakdown. As we enter into a new year full of...
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VPNLab.net Shuttered in Latest Spate of Global Takedowns

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The European Union's law enforcement agency, Europol, worked with investigators in 10 nations, including the United States and Canada, to take down a virtual private network (VPN) service allegedly...
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Experts Urge Firms to Patch Trivial-to-Exploit Flaw in Linux PolicyKit

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A local privilege escalation of (LPE) vulnerability in the software used to handle authorizations — and installed by default — on most major distributions of Linux is trivial to...

Segway Hit by Magecart Attack Hiding in a Favicon

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Visitors who shopped on the company’s eCommerce website in January will likely find their payment-card data heisted, researchers warned. Segway, maker of the iconic – and much-spoofed – personal motorized...

Linux Bug in All Major Distros: ‘An Attacker’s Dream Come True’

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The 12-year-old flaw in the sudo-like Polkit’s pkexec tool, found in all major Linux distributions, is likely to be exploited in the wild within days. UPDATE Every major Linux distribution has...

Was 2021 the year automotive got serious about cybersecurity?

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2021 was something of a breakout year for cybersecurity in the automotive industry. For instance, we saw the creation of both TR-68:3 ‘Autonomous vehicles: Cybersecurity principles and assessment framework’...

County of Kings alerts about the potential COVID-19 data breach

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County of Kings, California, shared in a statement that a misconfiguration on their public web server has potentially left some COVID-19 data and individuals’ information exposed online. Originally discovered...
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