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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Microsoft plugs a serious hole in Windows – Your options after Windows 7 end of life – iPhones as security keys for Google accounts

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17 January 2020

JhoneRAT exploits cloud services to attack Middle Eastern countries

Google Drive, Twitter, ImgBB and Google Forms are being abused in the name of data theft.
17 January 2020

FBI shuts down website selling billions of stolen records

A subscription to the trove of personal details could be had for as little as $2

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17 January 2020

FBI shuts down website selling billions of stolen records

A subscription to the trove of personal details could be had for as little as $2

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17 January 2020

WordPress plugin vulnerability can be exploited for total website takeover

The “easily exploitable” bug in WP Database Reset has serious consequences for webmasters.
17 January 2020

A hacker is patching Citrix servers to maintain exclusive access

FireEye believes this is a bad guy hoarding Citrix servers, rather than a good-guy vigilante looking out for organizations.
17 January 2020

EU considers banning facial recognition technology in public spaces

A potential ban could last for five years to allow lawmakers to catch up.
17 January 2020

FBI seizes WeLeakInfo, a website that sold access breached data

WeLeakInfo website sold access to more than 12 billion user records that leaked from breaches at other online services.
17 January 2020

Social Media Privacy Settings

Privacy settings on social networks have limited value. They are confusing to configure and change often. Ultimately, if you do not want your parents or boss reading it, do not post it.
17 January 2020

With International Tensions Flaring, Cyber Risk is Heating Up for All Businesses

With International Tensions Flaring, Cyber Risk is Heating Up for All Businesses Risks of nation-state attacks go beyond Iran, and the need for awareness and security don't stop at any national border.
16 January 2020

New Attack Campaigns Suggest Emotet Threat Is Far From Over

Malware described by the DHS as among the worst ever continues to evolve and grow, researchers from Cisco Talos, Cofense, and Check Point Software say.
16 January 2020

Critical Cisco Flaws Now Have PoC Exploit

Critical Cisco Flaws Now Have PoC Exploit The flaws affect a key tool for managing its network platform and switches.
16 January 2020

Google Account Security Keys Launch for iPhone

Google Account Security Keys Launch for iPhone iPhone users can now use Bluetooth to secure their Google accounts.
16 January 2020

FBI: Nation-state actors have breached two US municipalities

The SharePoint CVE-2019-0604 vulnerability has been one of the most targeted security flaw
16 January 2020

Phishing Today, Deepfakes Tomorrow: Training Employees to Spot This Emerging Threat

Cybercriminals are evolving their tactics, and the security community anticipates voice and video fraud to play a role in one of the next big data breaches -- so start protecting your business now.
16 January 2020

Satan Ransomware Reborn to Torment Businesses

Satan Ransomware Reborn to Torment Businesses A hellish mix of features shows the 5ss5c ransomware to be the son of Satan.
16 January 2020

You can now turn your iPhone into a Google security key

And it doesn’t require much more than downloading a dedicated app

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16 January 2020

You can now turn your iPhone into a Google security key

And it doesn’t require much more than downloading a dedicated app

The post You can now turn your iPhone into a Google security key appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

16 January 2020

CISO Resigns From Pete Buttigieg Presidential Campaign

The only Democratic campaign known to have a CISO loses Mick Baccio due to a "fundamental philosophical difference with campaign management."
16 January 2020

NY Fed Reveals Implications of Cyberattack on US Financial System

A "pre-mortem analysis" sheds light on the potential destruction of a cyberattack against major US banks.
16 January 2020