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New Google Chrome feature makes it easier to browse privately

Security - Posted On:2020-08-14 15:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Google is implementing a new feature in its Chrome Canary build that allows users to create a Windows desktop shortcut that automatically launches the browser into Incognito mode. [...]

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Over 25% of all UK universities were attacked by ransomware

Security - Posted On:2020-08-14 14:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A third of the universities in the United Kingdom responding to a freedom of information (FOI) request admitted to being a victim of a ransomware attack. These represent more than 25% of the universities and colleges in the country. [...]

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Emotet malware strikes U.S. businesses with COVID-19 spam

Security - Posted On:2020-08-14 12:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Emotet malware has begun to spam COVID-19 related emails to U.S. businesses after not being active for most of the USA pandemic. [...]

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Microsoft Edge Dev gets new security and privacy features

Security - Posted On:2020-08-14 04:59:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

A new update is now available for Microsoft Edge Insiders within the Dev channel and the main focus of today's update is the introduction of Kiosk mode and SameSite cookies. In addition, there are a host of improvements, enhancements, and fixes included in Microsoft Edge Dev v86.0.601.1. [...]

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Windows Defender deletes Citrix components mislabeled as malware

Security - Posted On:2020-08-14 04:59:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

Citrix released an advisory on Thursday about troublesome Windows Defender definition updates that break Delivery Controllers and Cloud Connectors running Microsoft's antivirus. [...]

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Canon USA's stolen files leaked by Maze ransomware gang

Security - Posted On:2020-08-14 00:59:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

A ransomware gang has published unencrypted files allegedly stolen from Canon during a ransomware attack earlier this month. [...]

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Hacker leaks data for U.S. gun exchange site on cybercrime forum

Security - Posted On:2020-08-13 16:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A hacker has released the databases of Utah-based gun exchange, hunting, and kratom sites for free on a cybercrime forum. [...]

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Expired certificate led to an undercount of COVID-19 results

Security - Posted On:2020-08-13 16:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

An expired certificate and outage led to an undercounting of COVID-19 cases reported in California after 250,00-300,000 lab results were prevented from being uploaded to California's CalREDIE reporting system. [...]

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Surface Duo: All the Specs, Features, Software, Price and Release Date

Security - Posted On:2020-08-13 14:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft describes Surface Duo as the "next wave of mobile productivity" that will inspire "people to rethink what is possible with the device in their pocket". [...]

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NSA discloses new Russian-made Drovorub malware targeting Linux

Security - Posted On:2020-08-13 13:45:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

The National Security Agency is warning about espionage operations from the Russian Intelligence Directorate (GRU) using a previously undisclosed Linux malware toolset called Drovorub. [...]

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Mekotio banking trojan imitates update alerts to steal Bitcoin

Security - Posted On:2020-08-13 05:44:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

A versatile banking trojan targeting users in Latin America has been circulating in multiple countries including Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Spain, Peru, and Portugal. [...]

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U.S. stock broker regulator FINRA warns of copycat phishing site

Security - Posted On:2020-08-13 04:14:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

The U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is warning of copycat site impersonating them and potentially being used in phishing attacks. [...]

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CISA alerts of phishing attack targeting SBA loan relief accounts

Security - Posted On:2020-08-13 04:14:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Wednesday released an alert about phishing attacks targeting various government organizations to steal logins for the Small Business Administration COVID-19 loan relief accounts. [...]

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Stealthy RedCurl hackers steal corporate documents

Security - Posted On:2020-08-13 04:14:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

For the past couple of years, a little known cyberespionage group has been conducting carefully planned attacks against victims in a wide geography to steal confidential corporate documents. [...]

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Windows, IE11 zero-day vulnerabilities chained in targeted attack

Security - Posted On:2020-08-12 18:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

An advanced threat actor exploited one of the two zero-day vulnerabilities that Microsoft patched on Tuesday in a targeted attack earlier this year. [...]

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Windows 10 Tips apps will soon show new features in an update

Security - Posted On:2020-08-12 18:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft is adding a new post-update experience to Windows 10 that displays the prominent changes in a just installed update. [...]

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Windows 10 to give power users more control over their GPUs

Security - Posted On:2020-08-12 16:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft will soon offer Windows 10 power users with multiple GPUs greater control over how they can use their graphics cards when running applications in Windows 10. [...]

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Dharma ransomware created a hacking toolkit to make cybercrime easy

Security - Posted On:2020-08-12 15:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Darhma Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) operation makes it easy for a wannabe cyber-criminal to get into the ransomware business by offering a toolkit that does almost everything for them. [...]

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SAP updates security note for critical RECON vulnerability

Security - Posted On:2020-08-11 18:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

SAP today released its security patches for August, alerting of new critical and high-severity vulnerabilities in several of its products, mostly NetWeaver Application Server (AS). [...]

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SANS infosec training org suffers data breach after phishing attack

Security - Posted On:2020-08-11 16:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The SANS cybersecurity training organization has suffered a data breach after one of their employees fell victim to a phishing attack. [...]

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