A week in security (November 4 – November 10)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:38:19 +0000

A roundup of important security news from the week of November 4–10, including the release of Malwarebytes 4.0, vendor email compromise, fake news, robocalls, and more.

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ACCESS Act might improve data privacy through interoperability

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Data privacy is back in Congressional lawmakers’ sights, as proposed legislation called the ACCESS Act focuses not on data collection, storage, and selling, but on the idea that Americans should be able to easily pack up their data and take it to a competing service. But will this actually protect privacy?

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Twitter utilizó los números de teléfono de 2FA para publicidad personalizada

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:20:40 +0000

¿Conoce Twitter tu dirección de correo electrónico y tu número de teléfono? Dependiendo de cuánto tiempo hace que comenzaste a usar Twitter, es casi seguro que la empresa tiene al menos uno de ellos, la dirección de correo electrónico, porque las personas a menudo la dan al registrarse. En cuanto a los números de teléfono [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/SDv4NhONsho” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (October 7 – 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:30:38 +0000

A look at the cybersecurity news from October 7 – 13, including updates on war shipping, managed service providers, and stalkerware.

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A week in security (August 19 – 25)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:38:39 +0000

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 19–25, including Magecart attacks on poker software, a new Bluetooth vulnerability, continuing ransomware attacks on US cities, Bitcoin sextortion, and a look back at one researcher’s DEF CON experience.

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Capital One Data Theft Impacts 106M People

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 13:59:54 +0000

Federal prosecutors this week charged a Seattle woman with stealing data from more than 100 million credit applications made with Capital One Financial Corp. Incredibly, much of this breached played out publicly over several months on social media and other open online platforms. What follows is a closer look at the accused, and what this incident may mean for consumers and businesses.

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Good Twitter Samaritans accidentally prevent shoeshine scam

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 16:45:12 +0000

We take a look at how a shoeshine scam nearly took place in real life—until people online trying to help in one way, ended up assisting in quite another.

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