Compromising vital infrastructure: communication

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 19:09:33 +0000

In the series about vital infrastructure we look at communication. How vital is it? How is malware a threat and even how does malware show us the way to secure communication?

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Merging Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram: a technical, reputational hurdle

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:53:35 +0000

Facebook’s plan to integrate secure messaging across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram will demand technical know-how and a fierce commitment to user privacy.

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New critical vulnerability discovered in open-source office suites

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:16:50 +0000

A security researcher recently published a proof of concept exploit for open-source office software LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Will this new vulnerability be used in the wild?

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Google Chrome announces plans to improve URL display, website identity

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:16:47 +0000

The search giant isn’t “killing” (a.k.a. getting rid of) the URL, unlike some sensationalist and eye-rolling headlines have put it. They are slowly giving it a facelift.

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New critical vulnerability in open-source office suites

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:16:50 +0000

A security researcher recently published a proof of concept exploit for open-source office software LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Will this new vulnerability be used in the wild?

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How to browse the Internet safely at work

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:00:44 +0000

This Safer Internet Day, we’re presenting a guideline to employees on how to navigate the online trenches safely, whether they’re on their desktop computers, company-owned laptops, or mobile devices. Who wants to be the one responsible for a breach? No one.

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Movie stream ebooks gun for John Wick 3 on Kindle store

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 17:30:37 +0000

Over the weekend, we observed a clever spam campaign using bogus ebooks dressed as John Wick 3 movie files to push links to streaming sites. Can John and your ability avoid web based scams survive?

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A week in security (January 28 – February 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 17:00:49 +0000

A roundup of security news January 28 – February 3, including disputes between Facebook and Apple, dubious malware hosting, privacy threats to mobile users, and more.

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Houzz data breach: Why informing your customers is the right call

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:00:39 +0000

Online renovation and design platform Houzz suffered a data breach—not good. Their subsequent response, however, was exemplary. Here’s how other businesses can learn from their example.

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Apple pulls Facebook enterprise certificate

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:44:03 +0000

After an app using an internal-only certificate from Facebook made its way into the outside world, Apple has responded by pulling Facebook’s developer certificate with immediate consequences for the social media giant.

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Analyzing a new stealer written in Golang

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 17:00:00 +0000

We captured a new information-stealing malware written in Golang (Go). Read up on our analysis of its functionality, as well as the tools researchers can use to unpack malware written in this relatively new programming language.

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