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  • Beware fake Android cryptocurrency trading apps on Google Play

    Two phishing apps that were made to look like the official app of popular cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex have been booted off Google Play after ESET researchers notified Google of their existence. About the removed apps The miscreants have used the Poloniex logo and visual identity to create the illusion of a legitimate app, but have also taken advantage of the fact that the exchange never released an official mobile app. The more popular of the … More

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  • The 10 misconceptions of using a policy-based approach for access control

    The principle of Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) has existed for many years. It’s the evolution from simple access control lists and role-based access control, to a highly flexible system for administering access based on the evaluation of attributes. For authorization requirements, this separates the management of access control code from the application development lifecycle. In essence, it reduces the need to touch application code every time there is a business, regulatory or internal change. … More

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  • Infosec shouldn’t eat their own, we’re better than this

    Security teams the world around are putting in hours every day to keep their company’s most prized assets secure. These are professionals that have spent considerable time honing a varied set of skills, often on their own time. They are passionate, gifted, and dedicated. There’s also not enough of them. We often forget that these professionals have not only invested in themselves, they have also committed to supporting their team members. Independent of hierarchy, security … More

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  • Cybercriminals focus on the shipping and cloud storage sectors

    The Anti-Phishing Working Group’s latest report found upticks in phishing attacks against companies in the Logistics & Shipping as well Cloud Storage & File Hosting sectors, mounted by cyber gangs against the accounts of both individuals and enterprises. Once they steal usernames and passwords, the criminals can then steal not only funds, but also use services to spend spam mail, order goods for resale, and other nefarious ventures. While the report finds that phishing attacks … More

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  • Week in review: Vulnerable encryption, Mac backdoor, Flash Player 0day exploited in the wild

    Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: Vulnerability in code library allows attackers to work out private RSA keys Researchers have discovered a security vulnerability in the Infineon-developed RSA library, which could be exploited by attackers to discover the RSA private key corresponding to an RSA public key generated by this library. This private key could be then misused to impersonate its legitimate owner, decrypt sensitive messages, forge signatures … More

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  • MacOS Proton backdoor delivered via Trojanized media player app

    A Trojanized version of Elmedia Player software for Mac was available for download for who knows how long from the developer’s official site, ESET researchers have found. The threat The compromised package was made to deliver the newest version of the Proton backdoor. After gaining persistence on a victim’s system, the malware is able to hoover up OS and browser information (history, cookies, bookmarks, login data, etc.); SSH, GnuPG, 1Password, and macOS keychain data; VPN … More

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  • EU MEPs want stronger privacy rules for Internet-enabled communication services

    With 31 votes for, 24 against and one abstention, the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has backed new privacy protections for EU citizens. The approved draft proposals would apply to SMS and telephone services, as well as Internet-enabled services and electronic communication tools such as WhatsApp, Skype, Messenger and Facebook. The Committee also wants “cookie walls” to be banned, and the prohibition of snooping on personal devices via cookies … More

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  • New infosec products of the week​: October 20, 2017

    Ransomware protection intercepts threats targeting enterprise data FileCloud announced FileCloud Breach Intercept, which offers ransomware protection. FileCloud offers branding and customization tools, allowing you to set your own policies, and design your own emails and alerts. Customized emails and UX reduce spoofing risk as hackers can’t run a mass spoofing unless they have an exact copy of an email from one of your employees. Nfusion 2 provides stronger misattribution environments for online investigation Ntrepid announced … More

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  • The complex digital life of the modern family: Online safety and privacy concerns

    The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) conducted a study to better understand teens and parents’ attitudes, concerns and knowledge base about online safety and privacy and how they view their own responsibility to keep themselves safe while on the Internet. The issue of fake news Almost 50 percent of teens said they were “very” or “somewhat” concerned about mistakenly spreading fake news or misinformation over the Internet. Over 60 percent of Parents indicated they were … More

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  • Can it be true? Most consumers value security more than convenience

    52 percent of UK consumers think fraud is an inevitable part of shopping online, according to Paysafe, a global payments provider. What are the top three challenges of identifying, managing and protecting against fraud across different payment methods? Security or convenience? In a wake-up call for online business, this research contradicts the widely-held belief that consumers value convenience and experience over security when shopping online. Instead, 60 percent of consumers are willing to accept any … More

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»CVE-2010-2232
In Apache Derby 10.1.2.1, 10.2.2.0, 10.3.1.4, and 10.4.1.3, Export processing may allow an attacker ...
»CVE-2010-3659
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in TYPO3 CMS 4.1.x before 4.1.14, 4.2.x before 4 ...
»CVE-2011-1935
pcap-linux.c in libpcap 1.1.1 before commit ea9432fabdf4b33cbc76d9437200e028f1c47c93 when snaplen is ...
»CVE-2011-2683
reseed seeds random numbers from an insecure HTTP request to random.org during installation, which m ...
»CVE-2011-2684
foo2zjs before 20110722dfsg-3ubuntu1 as packaged in Ubuntu, 20110722dfsg-1 as packaged in Debian uns ...
»CVE-2011-4333
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in LabWiki 1.1 and earlier allow remote attacker ...
»CVE-2011-4334
edit.php in LabWiki 1.1 and earlier does not properly verify uploaded user files, which allows remot ...
»CVE-2012-4379
MediaWiki before 1.18.5, and 1.19.x before 1.19.2 does not send a restrictive X-Frame-Options HTTP h ...
»CVE-2012-4380
MediaWiki before 1.18.5, and 1.19.x before 1.19.2 allows remote attackers to bypass GlobalBlocking e ...
»CVE-2012-4382
MediaWiki before 1.18.5, and 1.19.x before 1.19.2 does not properly protect user block metadata, whi ...
»CVE-2012-4567
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in LetoDMS (formerly MyDMS) before 3.3.8 allow r ...
»CVE-2012-4568
Multiple cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities in LetoDMS (formerly MyDMS) before 3.3.8 ...
»CVE-2012-4569
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in out/out.UsrMgr.php in LetoDMS (formerly MyDMS ...
»CVE-2012-4570
SQL injection vulnerability in LetoDMS_Core/Core/inc.ClassDMS.php in LetoDMS (formerly MyDMS) before ...
»CVE-2012-6707
WordPress through 4.8.2 uses a weak MD5-based password hashing algorithm, which makes it easier for ...


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