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» Personal info of 93.4 million Mexicans exposed on Amazon (UPDATED)

» Personal info of 93.4 million Mexicans exposed on Amazon (UPDATED) | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
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The exposure of private information by governments in general is bad news for citizens because it leaves people more exposed to phishing and identity theft
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Crypto ransomware targets called by name in spear-phishing blast

Crypto ransomware targets called by name in spear-phishing blast | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Once the domain of espionage, personalized scams embraced by profit-driven scammers.
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The ransomware that knows where you live - BBC News

The ransomware that knows where you live - BBC News | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
A widely distributed scam email that quotes people's postal addresses links to a dangerous form of ransomware, according to a security researcher.
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Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Its Hype

Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Its Hype | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
The much anticipated Badlock vulnerability wasn’t in the SMB protocol after all, but in SAM and LSAD and exposed Windows machines to privilege escalation.
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Hackers can track your every call and movement, using just your phone number

Hackers can track your every call and movement, using just your phone number | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Forget complicated hacking tricks -- spying on someone's calls and texts and tracking their movements is as simple as knowing their phone number.
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Python-Based PWOBot Targets European Organizations - Palo Alto Networks Blog

Python-Based PWOBot Targets European Organizations - Palo Alto Networks Blog | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Unit 42 discovers Python-based PWOBot, a unique malware compiled via PyInstaller to generate a Microsoft Windows executable.
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San Bernardino phone hack 'cost FBI more than $1m' - BBC News

San Bernardino phone hack 'cost FBI more than $1m' - BBC News | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
The figure paid by the FBI to unnamed experts to unlock the phone of the San Bernardino killer has been estimated at $1.3m or more.
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“Nuclear” exploit kit service cashes in on demand from cryptoransomware rings

“Nuclear” exploit kit service cashes in on demand from cryptoransomware rings | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Exploit kit's inner workings exposed as researchers help shut down its servers.
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Hack lets phones 'eavesdrop and make premium calls' - BBC News

Hack lets phones 'eavesdrop and make premium calls' - BBC News | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Security researchers have hacked a phone to show how it is possible to eavesdrop on conversations and make premium calls on someone else's line.
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Hacker Lexicon: What Counts as a Nation’s Critical Infrastructure?

Hacker Lexicon: What Counts as a Nation’s Critical Infrastructure? | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
When Sony was hacked in 2014, many were surprised that the government considered it critical infrastructure, worthy of federal protection. What else is?
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Massive US-planned cyberattack against Iran went well beyond Stuxnet

Massive US-planned cyberattack against Iran went well beyond Stuxnet | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
"Nitro Zeus" reportedly targeted Iran's air defenses, communications, and power grid.
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Facebook hit by French privacy order - BBC News

Facebook hit by French privacy order - BBC News | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it

Facebook has been given three months to stop tracking non-members of its social network without their consent in France.

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Google, Facebook's CAPTCHAs vanquished by security researchers

Google, Facebook's CAPTCHAs vanquished by security researchers | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Another middle-class job gone as CAPTCHA-crackers beaten
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SQL injection vuln found at Panama Papers firm Mossack Fonseca

Grey hat hacker continues probing scandal-hit lawyers
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Users Really Do Plug in USB Drives They Find

In this research paper we investigate if people do plug random USB drives and found out that 45-98% do. We analyze the factors that affect opening rate and people motivation for plug-in in their computers those insecure drives.
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EU votes through new data protection regime with big impact for businesses

EU votes through new data protection regime with big impact for businesses | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
'Historic day' as major new data protection reforms are approved,Cloud Computing,Privacy ,Data Protection
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SamSam ransomware shifts from hospitals to schools via JBoss hole

With 3.2 million unpatched servers, scum have a lot of targets
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European Commission to consult on review of 'cookie law'

European Commission to consult on review of 'cookie law' | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Widely criticised e-Privacy Directive to be reformed following public consultation,Web,Security ,cookie,European Commission,SMB,SMB Spotlight,SMB services
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'I hacked Facebook – and found someone had beaten me to it'

'I hacked Facebook – and found someone had beaten me to it' | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Bug bounty hunter stumbles across backdoor leaking FB staff usernames, passwords
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Bypass the Windows AppLocker bouncer with a tweet-size command

Bypass the Windows AppLocker bouncer with a tweet-size command | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Oh, you weren't relying on that to lockdown your PCs, were you?
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Android Mazar malware that can 'wipe phones' spread via SMS - BBC News

Android Mazar malware that can 'wipe phones' spread via SMS - BBC News | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
A Danish security company has detected an attempt to spread a powerful form of Android malware via text messages.
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Glibc: Mega bug may hit thousands of devices - BBC News

Glibc: Mega bug may hit thousands of devices - BBC News | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in some widely-used code. Device makers are being urged to act immediately to protect users.
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Students hit by University of Greenwich data breach - BBC News

Students hit by University of Greenwich data breach - BBC News | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
The University of Greenwich apologises after it published personal details about hundreds of its students.
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