International students in UK targeted by visa scammers

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:49:40 +0000

Visa scammers are at it again, this time targeting Chinese international students in the UK. Learn how these scams work in order to steer clear, and advise others to do the same.

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Emotet is back: botnet springs back to life with new spam campaign

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:04:53 +0000

After months of laying dormant, the notorious Emotet is back, with its botnet spewing spam globally.

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A week in security (September 9 – 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:35:21 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 9–15, including locking down AWS, mobile malware, phishing threats, and more.

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Hacking with AWS: incorporating leaky buckets into your OSINT workflow

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 20:44:52 +0000

When penetration testing for an organization, what OSINT tactics can researchers employ? We discuss how hacking with AWS buckets can provide more recon data and uncover any leaks.

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YouTube ordered to cough up $170M settlement over COPPA infraction

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 20:15:22 +0000

Last week, the FTC announced its settlement with Google over YouTube’s COPPA violations, including requirements for better protecting children’s data. But is it enough?

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Five years later, Heartbleed vulnerability still unpatched

Credit to Author: Gilad Maayan| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The Heartbleed vulnerability was discovered and fixed in 2014, yet today—five years later—there are still unpatched systems.

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Vital infrastructure: emergency services

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:29:33 +0000

We all depend on emergency services to come to the rescue in case of serious problems. How does malware hinder them?

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300 shades of gray: a look into free mobile VPN apps

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:41:45 +0000

Mobile VPN apps are one of the best tools for protecting user privacy. Unfortunately, a notable number of are deemed unsafe. Read on to find out how to assess the best mobile VPN for you.

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A week in security (September 2 – 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 16:01:30 +0000

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of September 2 – 8, including TrickBot’s new trick, a social engineering toolkit, and how to keep remote workers safe.

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When corporate communications look like a phish

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:36:11 +0000

Before organizations engage in gnashing of teeth over the “ignorant user” and the cost of training, think about how much email users encounter and whether corporate communications look like phishes themselves.

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5 simple steps to securing your remote employees

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:06:26 +0000

Modern businesses require modern cybersecurity, and modern cybersecurity means more than just implementing the latest tech. It also means implementing good governance.

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