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February 3, 2020
[ad_1] Thanks to Def Con 27 Volunteers, Videographers and Presenters for publishing their superlative conference videos via their YouTube Channel for all to see, enjoy and learn. Permalink The post DEF CON 27, Recon Village – Utku Sen’s ‘Generating Personalized Wordlists By Analyzing Targets Tweets’ appeared first on Security Boulevard. [ad_2] Source link
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[ad_1] While Nintendo’s Wii U was a commercial failure, it still had a bunch of great games that don’t deserve to be locked away on the doomed platform forever. Thankfully, that list is getting ever shorter by the day with re-releases of cult hits like Tokyo Mirage Sessions, and you should soon be able to...
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[ad_1] Apple engineers think they’ve come up with a simple way to make SMS two-factor authentication (2FA) one-time codes less susceptible to phishing attacks: agree a common text format so their use can be automated without the need for risky user interaction. The concept proposed by the company’s Safari WebKit team is that apps such...
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[ad_1] It was an offer Ghanem al-Masarir should not have had to consider for long before accepting. A weekly column with the Washington Post would be great exposure for the Saudi Arabian comedian and satirist, who had made a name for himself in the Arab world but was struggling to break through to Western audiences....
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[ad_1] Home > Security News > Ransomware The city of Racine, Wis., was hit with a ransomware attack January 31 that knocked most of its non-emergency computer services offline. The Wisconsin-city’s website, email system and online payment collection systems were still down as of February 3 and the city police are unable to processes fee...
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[ad_1] The recent upsurge in tensions between the U.S. and Iran has led to fears about an increase in both the frequency and aggressiveness of Iranian-sponsored cyber attacks. Iran has an extensive track record in this sphere, with government-backed cyber threat groups conducting numerous offensive cyber operations in recent years, including a number of highly...
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[ad_1] Outgoing NSA legal chief Glenn Gerstell said in an interview with The Washington Post that hacking threats from adversaries are an existential threat to the US on par with climate change. He described tech advancements as a mounting “tsunami” that US defense agencies might not be prepared for. Gerstell joins a chorus of security...
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[ad_1] How Enterprises Are Developing and Maintaining Secure Applications One of the most common ways cybercriminals breach enterprises is by finding security vulnerabilities in the applications they use. Yet, with the skyrocketing speed of application development, many enterprises still struggle to build security into their software and eliminate dangerous flaws that might lead to data...
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[ad_1] Home > Security News > Vulnerabilities Adobe issued an out-of-band security advisory and issued patches for six vulnerabilities, three critical, in its Magento Commerce and Open Source products. The Adobe products affected are Commerce 2.3.3, Open Source 2.3.3, Enterprise Edition 1.14.4.3 and Community Edition 1.9.4.3. The three critical vulnerabilities are CVE-2020-3716, CVE-2020-3718 and CVE-2020-3719....
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[ad_1] Image via Eduardo Cano Photo Co. Only three of the world’s Top 100 international airports pass basic security checks, according to a report published last week by cyber-security firm ImmuniWeb. The three are the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands, the Helsinki Vantaa Airport in Finland, and the Dublin International Airport in Ireland. According...
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[ad_1] Cybercriminals capitalize on fears of a global health emergency with phishing emails claiming to offer advice for protecting against coronavirus. As people grow concerned about the Wuhan coronavirus, now classified as a global emergency by the World Health Organization, cybercriminals are preying on their fear with phishing emails claiming to have advice on protective...
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[ad_1] Almost three years ago, artist Simon Weckert noticed something unusual at a May Day demonstration in Berlin: Google Maps showed there was a massive traffic jam, even though there were zero cars on the road. Soon enough, Weckert realized that it was the mass of people, or more specifically their smartphones, that had inadvertently...
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[ad_1] I wanted to write a short response to an article EFF posted, Why Public Wi-Fi is a Lot Safer Than You Think. It’s no secret transport layer security has vastly improved over the years — so I generally agree with a lot of the points made here. For the most important sites and services...
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[ad_1] Operation Fox Hunt: They had run 81 fake businesses across 18 countries around the world. The Dubai Police have arrested an African gang of nine cyber-scammers that had run 81 fake businesses across 18 countries around the world. They created a ‘wealthy’ image on social media – then duped people into transferring...
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[ad_1] A California hacker pleaded guilty last Friday in federal court to one count of computer fraud and abuse, for stealing and leaking sensitive information related to the Nintendo Switch gaming console and various Nintendo game titles. Ryan Hernandez, 21, of Palmdale, Calif., also pleaded guilty to one charge of possess of children pornography. A...
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[ad_1] A California man could face up to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to downloading child pornography and habitually hacking into the computer system of Japanese gaming giant Nintendo.  Ryan Hernandez was still a minor when, together with an associate, he used a phishing technique to steal the credentials of a Nintendo employee in 2016. The...
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[ad_1] With the focus trained on national legislation to safeguard data and privacy, legislative activity at the state level often gets overlooked, though it has flourished in recent years. Many states either passed, rejected or have pending bills primarily focused on compelling businesses to inform customers about how their data is used. Here is a...
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[ad_1] A major Australian freight company is experiencing operational difficulties after a cybersecurity incident caused an IT system shutdown.  Toll Group announced that it had experienced a “cybersecurity incident” on Friday. The company shut down a number of IT systems at multiple sites across the country in a bid to resolve the issue. “As a...
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[ad_1] By Cassa Niedringhaus Posted February 3, 2020 Just-in-Time (JIT) provisioning can play a key role in automating IT workflows and saving time. We’ll examine what it is, how it works, and why it’s a boon to IT admins. Just-in-Time Provisioning Defined JIT provisioning is a method of automating user account creation for web applications....
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[ad_1] Joe Vennix of Apple security has found another significant vulnerability in sudo utility that under a specific configuration could allow low privileged users or malicious programs to execute arbitrary commands with administrative (‘root’) privileges on Linux or macOS systems. Sudo is one of the most important, powerful, and commonly used utilities that comes as...
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