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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research into a campaign of the Winnti Group – The FBI warns of a job scam – What IoT legislation means for device makers and users

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31 January 2020

Embracing a Prevention Mindset to Protect Critical Infrastructure

A zero-trust, prevention-first approach is necessary to keep us safe, now and going forward.
31 January 2020

Three suspects arrested in Maltese bank cyber-heist

Suspects used stolen funds to buy Rolex watches, along with a Jaguar and an Audi A5.
31 January 2020

Sodinokibi Ransomware Group Sponsors Hacking Contest

Sodinokibi Ransomware Group Sponsors Hacking Contest Larger winnings for underground skills competitions are attracting sophisticated crime groups.
31 January 2020

Don’t get sacked! Scams to look out for this Super Bowl

As the teams prepare to battle it out on the gridiron, fraudsters are waiting to intercept your funds

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31 January 2020

Don’t get sacked! Scams to look out for this Super Bowl

As the teams prepare to battle it out on the gridiron, fraudsters are waiting to intercept your funds

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31 January 2020

Jeff Bezos met FBI investigators in 2019 over alleged Saudi hack

Jeff Bezos met FBI investigators in 2019 over alleged Saudi hack

Amazon founder interviewed as FBI conducts inquiry into Israeli firm linked to malware

Jeff Bezos met federal investigators in April 2019 after they received information about the alleged hack of the billionaire’s mobile phone by Saudi Arabia, the Guardian has been told.

Bezos was interviewed by investigators at a time when the FBI was conducting an investigation into the Israeli technology company NSO Group, according to a person who was present at the meeting.

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31 January 2020

Microsoft Offers Rewards of Up to $20,000 in New Xbox Bug Bounty Program

Microsoft Offers Rewards of Up to $20,000 in New Xbox Bug Bounty Program Program is the latest the tech giant has launched that pay users and security researchers to find vulnerabilities in its numerous products.
31 January 2020

Japanese company NEC confirms 2016 security breach

NEC needed seven months to discover the hack, did not disclose it publicly.
31 January 2020

Winnti Group targeting universities in Hong Kong

ESET researchers uncover a new campaign of the Winnti Group targeting universities and using ShadowPad and Winnti malware

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31 January 2020

Winnti Group targeting universities in Hong Kong

ESET researchers uncover a new campaign of the Winnti Group targeting universities and using ShadowPad and Winnti malware

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31 January 2020

FBI launches investigation into Pegasus spyware vendor over US citizen hacks

NSO Group denies any knowledge of a probe taking place.
31 January 2020

Hacker snoops on art sale and walks away with $3.1m, victims fight each other in court

Each impacted party is claiming the other is responsible for not detecting the scam. The ownership of a valuable painting is at stake.
31 January 2020

Two Vulnerabilities Found in Microsoft Azure Infrastructure

Researchers detail the process of finding two flaws in the Azure Stack architecture and Azure App Service, both of which have been patched.
30 January 2020

Android Malware for Mobile Ad Fraud Spiked Sharply in 2019

Some 93% of all mobile transactions across 20 countries were blocked as fraudulent, Upstream says.
30 January 2020

Russian Cybercrime Forum Contests Bring Cash, Visibility to Winners

Competitions for users are a long-time tradition on underground cybercrime forums for members looking for money - and cred with major criminal syndicates.
30 January 2020

200K WordPress Sites Vulnerable to Plugin Flaw

200K WordPress Sites Vulnerable to Plugin Flaw Developers behind WordPress plugin Code Snippets have issued a patch for the high-severity flaw.
30 January 2020

Google open-sources the firmware needed to build hardware security keys

Google open-sourced today OpenSK, a Rust-based project to aid hardware vendors build hardware security keys.
30 January 2020

I'm an SMB. What Should I Watch for When Choosing Security Vendors?

I'm an SMB. What Should I Watch for When Choosing Security Vendors? SMBs need action, not just insight.
30 January 2020

How to Secure Your IoT Ecosystem in the Age of 5G

For businesses planning to adopt 5G, the sheer number of IoT devices creates a much larger attack surface.
30 January 2020