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Microsoft exec reveals “routine” secrecy orders from government investigators

Microsoft exec Tom Burt revealed Wednesday that Federal law enforcement agencies send “routine” secret orders for customer information. Categories: Government Tags: ApplecloudDepartment of JusticefacebookGooglemicrosoftnondisclosure orderPresident Donald Trumpsearch warrantsecrecy orderssneak-and-peak warrantsubpoenatwitterwarrant (Read more...) ...

SMS authentication code includes ad: a very bad idea

We look at a recent incident where a Google SMS authentication user encountered an add attached to the code sent out. Categories: Privacy Tags: 2 factor auth2 factor authenticationadvertscarriercodesMobileprivacysms (Read more...) The ...

PrintNightmare 0-day can be used to take over Windows domain controllers

PrintNightmare is a 0-day vulbnerability in the widely used Windows Print Spooler service. And working exploits are out there. Categories: Exploits and vulnerabilities (Read more...) The post PrintNightmare 0-day can be used ...

Police seize DoubleVPN data, servers, and domain

DoubleVPN, a VPN service that promised to double- and triple-encrypt web activity, was seized after allegedly being favored for cybercrime. Categories: Cybercrime Tags: Clopdoublevpnemoteteurojusteuropolvpn (Read more...) The post Police seize DoubleVPN data, ...

Babuk ransomware builder leaked following muddled “retirement”

Heads are being scratched after the Babuk ransomware builder appears on VirtuTotal, adding to the gang's reputation for confusion. Categories: RansomwareReports Tags: BabukdecryptionMPDraassource codevirustotal (Read more...) The post Babuk ransomware builder leaked ...
Second colossal LinkedIn “breach” in 3 months, almost all users affected

Second colossal LinkedIn “breach” in 3 months, almost all users affected

A huge bundle of 700 million user records apparently scraped from LinkedIn via an API has appeared online. Categories: Awareness Tags: haveibeenpwnedLeonna SpilmanLinkedin breachprivacyPrivacy SharkRestorePrivacyrobocallspamTomLinerzoom (Read more...) The post Second colossal LinkedIn ...

Fired by algorithm: The future’s here and it’s a robot wearing a white collar

A Bloomberg investigation has revealed that Amazon Flex drivers are being evaluated, and in some cases fired, by algorithms. Categories: Reports Tags: AIalgorithmamazonamazon.comBotWFH (Read more...) The post Fired by algorithm: The future’s ...

Binance receives the ban hammer from UK’s FCA

Binance, the world's largest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange network, has had a rough few days. Categories: Crypto Tags: BinanceBinance Markets LimitedChangpeng ZhaoCoinbasedo your researchFCAFinancial Conduct AuthorityFinancial Services AgencyFSAMicroStrategyOntario Securities CommissionOSCtesla (Read ...

What is the WireGuard VPN protocol?

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Both fast and secure, WireGuard is the newest player in the VPN protocol world and has many advantages over older types of protocols. Categories: (Read more...) The post What is the WireGuard ...
Lil’ skimmer, the Magecart impersonator

Lil’ skimmer, the Magecart impersonator

We review Lil' Skim, a simple yet busy Magecart skimmer found via a number of lookalike domains. Categories: Cybercrime Tags: lil' skimMagecartskimmersweb skimmers (Read more...) The post Lil’ skimmer, the Magecart impersonator ...