Millions put at risk by old, out of date routers

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 17:53:28 +0000

Testing from Which? reveals many homes in the UK are using routers that can’t receive security updates.

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VPN protocols explained and compared

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 11:11:15 +0000

A VPN protocol makes a VPN tick, affecting important factors like speed and security. Here we compare the most widely used protocols.

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Facebook bans Signal ads that reveal the depth of what it knows about you

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 14:07:03 +0000

Private messaging app Signal got itself banned from advertizing on Instagram. Why? Because its ads showed users what Facebook knows about them.

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Spectre attacks come back from the dead

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 17:08:46 +0000

A team of researchers says it has rendered three years the Spectre defenses useless with new attacks.

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A week in security (April 26 – May 2)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 15:52:49 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security stories alongside the very best of our own research, from April 26 to May 2.

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Task Force delivers strategic plan to address global ransomware problem

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 19:52:52 +0000

The Ransomware Task Force (RTF) has proposed a sorely needed response to the rising ransomware threat.

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IoT riddled with BadAlloc vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 12:05:56 +0000

A set of memory allocation vulnerabilities, dubbed BadAlloc, has been found in a massive number of IoT and OT devices.

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