VPN backdoors

Iran Backdoors ‘Dozens’ of Companies via VPN 1-Day Vulnerabilities

| | Iran, SB Blogwatch, VPN
A report claims government-backed Iranian groups have been hacking companies around the world, by exploiting bugs in VPNs ...
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Chrome extensions

500+ Google Chrome Extensions Stealing Your Data for Years

Security researchers just found a huge cache of malicious Chrome extensions, infecting millions of browsers ...
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2017 Equifax Hack: ‘It was the Chinese Army,’ Alleges DoJ

2017 Equifax Hack: ‘It was the Chinese Army,’ Alleges DoJ

| | APT10, china, Equifax, SB Blogwatch
The U.S. government has indicted four Chinese citizens, accusing them of a hack of Equifax that leaked more than 150 million people’s data ...
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Busted: Wacom Secretly Tracks How You Use Your Apps

Busted: Wacom Secretly Tracks How You Use Your Apps

Wacom drawing tablets track how you use programs on your Mac or PC, and continuously upload it to Google—without informed consent ...
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certificate

Forgot to Renew Your TLS Certificate, Microsoft?

Microsoft Teams went dark for seven hours yesterday. It turns out the Teams team forgot to renew a TLS certificate ...
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Facebook privacy

Facebook’s Latest Privacy FAIL Costs Company $550M

Facebook has settled a class-action in Illinois for $550 million. It’s alleged that the social network’s face-recognition algorithms are illegal in the Prairie State ...
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customers Azure

Microsoft Leaks 250M Customer Details in Azure Fat-Finger Faux Pas

A Microsoft customer support database was discovered by researchers, open to the public internet. No encryption, no passwords, no nothin’ ...
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Keep Telnet Off the Internet – Here’s Why

Keep Telnet Off the Internet – Here’s Why

There are countless devices on the internet with open Telnet ports—at least 515,000 of them have easily-guessable username/password combos ...
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Oracle Spews 334 Patches, Many Critical. You Know the Drill

Oracle Spews 334 Patches, Many Critical. You Know the Drill

Next up: Oracle’s latest quarterly patch batch. Hundreds of separate bugs squashed, many extremely serious ...
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patch

Patch Tuesday Panic: ‘Extraordinarily Serious’ Bug in CryptoAPI

Today’s Windows patch batch will contain a fix for a big, huge, nasty, critical encryption bug ...
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