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    • 15 juin 2021Windows 10 to retire in four years (or 52 Patch Tuesdays, in sysadmin years)
      Microsoft will terminate support for Windows 10 Home and Pro on 14 October 2025, a decade after the original Windows 10 was brought to market. Although some may claim that a Microsoft document has been “quietly edited” over the weekend to reflect this “sudden change”, this reveal isn’t new. In fact, based on a Wayback Machine screen capture of the same page, Windows C …

    • 15 juin 2021Patch now! Apple fixes in-the-wild iPhone vulnerabilities
      Apple has fixed two vulnerabilities in Safari’s WebKit component, announcing it is aware of a report that they may have been actively exploited. Both vulnerabilities could be abused by maliciously crafted web content that could lead to arbitrary code execution: In other words, the bugs let rogue websites do things on your phone without your permission. Letting users of its products know that …

    • 14 juin 2021Another one bites the dust: Avaddon ransomware group shuts down operation
      Are you seeing some pattern here? In what could be a called “shocking news” on Friday, BleepingComputer revealed that the gang behind the Avaddon ransomware shut down its operations after releasing more than 2,000 decryption keys to the technology news site. BleepingComputer claimed they received an anonymous tip purporting to be from the FBI, containing a password and a link to a pass …

    • 14 juin 2021Working from home? You’re probably being spied on
      One year ago, as countless employees settled into new routines for working from home (WFH), a Reddit user shared a video online of a strange contraption: A wire coat hanger bent out of shape, one side gripping an external USB mouse, the other side latched onto an oscillating fan. As the fan swished left and then right, so, too, did the USB mouse. What was the point? The device, the Reddit user sug …

    • 14 juin 2021How to delete your Instagram account
      Although sharing your day’s highlights in snapshots and videos on Instagram can be entertaining, some people claim to feel happier after deleting their accounts. Consuming media tailor-made to make other people’s lifestyles appear alluring can be addictive for some and induce anxiety in others. Not only do people delete Instagram for their wellbeing, but they remove it for privacy concerns. …

    • 14 juin 2021A week in security (June 7 – June 13)
      Last week on Malwarebytes Labs: Amazon SIdewalk starts sharing your WiFi data tomorrow, thanksWhite hat, black hat, grey hat hackers: what’s the difference?Can two VPN “wrongs” make a right? Lock and Code S02E10DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime800 arrests after police dupe crime groups into using backdoored phonesTrickBot indictment reveals the scale and …

    • 11 juin 2021How to deactivate or delete your Facebook account
      People worldwide use Facebook to connect with friends and family, and to engage in pointless debates with strangers over moderately amusing cat videos. But while some feel that the social media platform is an essential part of life, others find the data scandals and privacy issues disconcerting. For those who wish to take a break from Facebook either temporarily or permanently, instructions for de …

    • 11 juin 2021Cloud vs on premise: 3 reasons the Cloud is winning
      Thanks to the vast rollout of COVID-19 vaccines to millions of people in the US and Europe, some of us are finally seeing some semblance of a return to normalcy. And organizations, who have experienced first-hand the struggle to stay afloat during months of struggle, are expecting to transition back to how things were. For some, a life back to normal means employees commuting back to workplaces. E …

    • 10 juin 2021How a Resident Evil image leaked in a ransomware attack ended up in the middle of $12m copyright claim
      Back in November, gaming giant Capcom suffered a ransomware attack. In its press notification, it mentioned the various types of data potentially grabbed by their attackers. Things took an ominous turn when they refused to pay the ransom, and the group behind the attack said that was the wrong move. Capcom had the chance to “save data from leakage”; they did not take it. Sure enough, a whole colle …

    • 10 juin 2021Russia accused of hacking Dutch police during MH17 investigation
      Journalists at the Dutch newspaper “De Volkskrant” have reported that the country’s intelligence service, AIVD, discovered in 2017 that Russian hackers had broken into Dutch police systems. The De Volkskrant report is based on knowledge from anonymous sources. The reason behind this act of espionage is thought to be the ongoing MH17 investigation. MH17 A little background: on Jul …

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    • 15 juin 2021Microsoft takes down large‑scale BEC operation
      The fraudsters ran their campaigns from the cloud and used phishing and email forwarding rules to steal their targets’ financial information. The post Microsoft takes down large‑scale BEC operation appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 14 juin 2021Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?
      How do vishing scams work, how do they impact businesses and individuals, and how can you protect yourself, your family and your business? The post Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 11 juin 2021Week in security with Tony Anscombe
      ESET Research dissects campaigns by the Gelsemium and BackdoorDiplomacy APT groups – Hacking an orbiting satellite isn’t necessarily the stuff of Hollywood The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 11 juin 2021Tracking ransomware cryptocurrency payments: What now for Bitcoin?
      Should we expect cybercriminals to ditch the pseudonymous cryptocurrency for other forms of payment that may be better at throwing law enforcement off the scent? The post Tracking ransomware cryptocurrency payments: What now for Bitcoin? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 10 juin 2021Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero‑day
      The latest Chrome update patches a bumper crop of security flaws across the browser’s desktop versions The post Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero‑day appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 9 juin 2021Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening
      ESET researchers shed light on new campaigns from the quiet Gelsemium group The post Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 7 juin 2021Hacking space: How to pwn a satellite
      Hacking an orbiting satellite is not light years away – here’s how things can go wrong in outer space The post Hacking space: How to pwn a satellite appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 4 juin 2021Week in security with Tony Anscombe
      New ESET Threat Report is out – How to deal with online trolls – Teens, beware these 5 common scams The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

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