Archive for the ‘security news’ Category

Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

August 21st, 2017
From women targeted on public transport via AirDrop and what iOS11 means for iPhone security to the return of Locky ransomware, and more!

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Salesforce, Dropbox, BeyondTrust, Pentesting, and Defcon – Paul’s Security Weekly #525

August 14th, 2017

Mystery bug bounties, Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty, a password guru regrets past advice, Dropbox and offline two-factor authentication, and more security news! Paul’s Stories Mystery Company Offers $250,000 Bounty for VM Escape Vulnerabilities Hacker Marcus Hutchins To Plead Not Guilty To Malware Development Password Guru Regrets Past Advice Salesforce Sacks Security Engineers For Their […]

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Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

August 14th, 2017
From Ariana Grande's hacking and Microsoft's out-of-band security updates to why it's time to fix localhost, and more!

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WannaCry, FBI Arrests Researcher, and Smart Guns – Paul’s Security Weekly #524

August 12th, 2017

WannaCry’s killswitch domain registrant is arrested, making infosec more inclusive, hacking 113-year-old subway signs, security standards for smart devices, and more security news! Paul’s Stories Making Infosec Meetings More Inclusive How Engineers Hacked 113 Year Old Subway System Signs Chromes built-in adblocker arrives for early adopters Researchers display CAN do skill in vehicle DoS An […]

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Monday review – the hot 26 stories of the week

August 7th, 2017
From one lousy click that sank a product and the fake hot-babe catching out LinkedIn users to the WannaCry 'kill switch' arrest, and more!

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SambaCry, FBI Warnings, and Hacking Segways – Paul’s Security Weekly #523

July 27th, 2017

Exploiting SambaCry, a warning from the FBI, hacks versus hurricanes, hacking segways, and more security news! Paul’s Stories New Linux Malware Exploits SambaCry Flaw to Silently Backdoor NAS Devices Bad Code Library Triggers Devils Ivy Vulnerability in Millions of IoT Devices Oracle Releases Biggest Update Ever: 308 Vulnerabilities Patched Apple Patches BroadPwn Bug in iOS […]

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Monday review – the hot 27 stories of the week

July 24th, 2017
From ATM crooks upping the ante with infrared and Orpheus' Lyre, the Windows security hole to Google wants you to give up SMS, and more!

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News – Paul’s Security Weekly #522

July 17th, 2017

Russians on PornHub, dirty songs on the radio, Windows security protocol vulnerabilities, tomato plant security, and more security news! Paul’s Stories[edit] Amazons Prime Day Won Shopping on Tuesday Tomato-Plant Security Dial S for SQLi: Now skiddies can order web attacks via text message No big deal. You can defeat Kaspersky’s ATM antivirus with a really […]

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Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

July 17th, 2017
From the malware-scammed $14.3m lottery win and how secure is 2FA on your mobile to Pornhub pushing verification via social media, and more!

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Google Patches, WordPress, and GnuPG – Paul’s Security Weekly #521

July 10th, 2017

How to hire infosec professionals, patching automation code, hijacked Android devices, Bitdefender support for Mac, and more security news! Paul’s Stories[edit] How to Hire Information Security Professionals This Retail Website Considers Password Security Optional Google Patches Critical Broadpwn Bug in July Security Update Researchers Crack 1024-bit RSA Encryption in GnuPG Crypto Library WordPress Plugin Used […]

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