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    • 23 septembre 2022Malwarebytes recognized as endpoint security leader by G2
      G2 has released their Fall 2022 reports, ranking Malwarebytes as the leader across a number of endpoint protection categories.  Based on factual customer reviews, Malwarebytes has been ranked #1 over top EDR vendors for endpoint malware and antivirus protection, detection and remediation of web-based threats, product usability, and more. These results continue Malwarebytes’ top ran …

    • 23 septembre 2022A first look at the builder for LockBit 3.0 Black
      A few months after the LockBit gang released version 3.0 of its ransomware, LockBit 3.0 Black, the builder for it has been leaked by what seems to be a disgruntled developer. LockBit has been by far the most widely used ransomware in 2022 and the appearance of the builder could make things worse. It is likely to be popular, so we could see new gangs appear that aren’t affiliated with the LockBit g …

    • 22 septembre 2022Medtronic's MiniMed 600 series insulin pumps potentially at risk of compromise, says FDA
      The US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has warned users of Medtronic’s MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pump System—specifically, models for MiniMed 630G and MiniMed 670G—that their medical devices have a cybersecurity issue with its communication protocol. If compromised, attackers could gain unauthorized access to the pump system itself, and alter it to deliver too much o …

    • 22 septembre 2022Update Firefox and Thunderbird now! Mozilla patches several high risk vulnerabilities
      Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. In Firefox 105 a total of seven vulnerabilities were patched, three of which received the security risk rating « high ». In Thunderbird three security vulnerabilities were patched. One with the rating …

    • 22 septembre 2022Welcome to high tech hacking in 2022: Annoying users until they say "yes"
      Last week we learned that ride-sharing giant Uber’s defences had been unpicked by an attacker with a novel take on social engineering: Fatigue. Fatigue attacks play on the often repetitive nature of certain security procedures and failsafes. Do you hate having to punch in a password on your login screen every time you open your laptop? Are you sick of firing up the password manager, or grabbing yo …

    • 22 septembre 2022Morgan Stanley's years-long "extensive failure" to protect customer data ends in huge fine
      On Tuesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged financial company Morgan Stanley a $35M fine for « the firm’s extensive failures, over five years, to protect the personal identifying information, or PII, of approximately 15 million customers. The company agreed to settle the penalty. As early as 2015, Morgan Stanley wasn’t properly disposing of devices containing sensitiv …

    • 22 septembre 20222K games helpdesk abused to spread RedLine malware
      On September 20, 2022, the official Twitter account for 2K Support tweeted an important message from the Customer Support team. The tweet said an unauthorized party illegally accessed the credentials of one of the vendors of the helpdesk platform. The attacker then used that access to send out communications that contained a malicious link. The email There is some confusion about the email, w …

    • 21 septembre 2022Vulnerable children's identities used in tax fraud scheme
      The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has sentenced Ariel « Melo » Jimenez (38) to 12 years in prison for leading a « tax fraud and identity theft conspiracy » that resulted in the fraudulent claiming of tax credits, earning him millions of dollars. « Ariel Jimenez was the leader of a long-running fraudulent tax business that cheated the Government of tax refunds by stea …

    • 21 septembre 20225 things to teach your kids about social media
      With children now back at school, it’s time to think about social media, and their use of it. Are they already firing out tweets, chatting in Discord channels, or even just looking to set up a Tik-Tok account? Now is the time to consider giving your kids some security and privacy tips for all their social media needs. 1. Get to grips with default settings Most sites are in the business of ma …

    • 21 septembre 2022Scammers send fake 'Energy Bills Support Scheme' texts
      Watch out for an energy-themed scam being sent out via SMS. The message plays on energy price fears, similar to what we’ve seen previously. Scam alert. I just received this text. Click through and it looks very official. It’s a scam. The £400 energy bill discount is automatic, you don’t need to register or share any details with anyone. Please be aware. pic.twitter.com/76bT …

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