Facebook spammers making things worse

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Adding to Facebook’s burden are two spam campaigns. One is aimed at Finnish users and the other was quickly terminated, but we expect both to resurface in one form or another.

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Who and What Is Coinhive?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:12:31 +0000

Multiple security firms recently identified cryptocurrency mining service Coinhive as the top malicious threat to Web users, thanks to the tendency for Coinhive’s computer code to be used on hacked Web sites to steal the processing power of its visitors’ devices. This post looks at how Coinhive vaulted to the top of the threat list less than a year after its debut, and explores clues about the possible identities of the individuals behind the service.

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A massive security flaw discovered in Skype. Fix not coming anytime soon.

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:10:30 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has recently learned about a serious vulnerability in Skype’s update installer – that’s the bad news. The worse news is, Microsoft is not going to patch the vulnerability anytime soon as this would require the updater to go through a ‘large code revision’. What is this…

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Giro di vite di YouTube contro i video inappropriati che prendono di mira i bambini

Credit to Author: Tiziana Carboni| Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:25:25 +0000

Su YouTube Kids sono apparsi video inadatti ai bambini che hanno eluso gli algoritmi creati per tenere lontani i malintenzionati. La risposta di YouTube.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44090&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/_hd1-8bJgBU” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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