Cryptojacking apps return to Google Play Market

Credit to Author: Pankaj Kohli| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:01:30 +0000

At least 25 Android apps on the official Google Play store contain code that mines cryptocurrencies in the background.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/F8aH5rlcN50″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Sophos Mobile and Central Device Encryption: Day zero support for macOS Mojave

Credit to Author: Matt Cooke| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:00:15 +0000

Sophos Mobile and Sophos Central Device Encryption are ready to protect Apple’s latest version of macOS today.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/-zqOlBDVC10″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Delivering security innovation that puts Microsoft’s experience to work for you

Credit to Author: toddvanderark| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:00:20 +0000

Cybersecurity is the central challenge of our digital age. Without it, everything from our personal email accounts and privacy to the way we do business, and all types of critical infrastructure, are under threat. As attackers evolve, staying ahead of these threats is getting harder. Microsoft can help. We focus on three areas: running security operations that work for you, building enterprise-class technology, and driving partnerships for a heterogeneous world. We can tip the scales in favor of the good guys and make the world a safer place.

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Emotet on the rise with heavy spam campaign

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:55:12 +0000

Over the last few days, we’ve noticed a large increase in malicious spam spreading Emotet, as well as a higher number of detections from our customers. Looks like we’re in the middle of an active Emotet campaign.

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Credit Freezes are Free: Let the Ice Age Begin

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:31:43 +0000

It is now free in every U.S. state to freeze and unfreeze your credit file and that of your dependents, a process that blocks identity thieves and others from looking at private details in your consumer credit history. If you’ve been holding out because you’re not particularly worried about ID theft, here’s another reason to reconsider: The credit bureaus profit from selling copies of your file to others, so freezing your file also lets you deny these dinosaurs a valuable revenue stream.

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Apple's dropping Back To My Mac Remote Access. Here's an Alternative, Currently Discounted.

Credit to Author: DealPost Team| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:10:00 -0700

Apple is dropping the Back To My Mac remote access feature, and in a recent support document they urge you to be prepared by looking for alternatives.

RemotePC by iDrive is a full-featured remote access solution that lets you connect to your work or office computer securely from anywhere, and from any iOS or Android device. Right now, their 50 computer package is 90% off or just $6.95 for your 1st year. So if you need an alternative to Back To My Mac, or have been thinking about remote access, now is a good time to consider RemotePC. Learn more about it here.

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Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

The Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) is an essential element of online authentication. But are you aware of all the known vulnerabilities? And, more importantly, have you patched them?

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