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IE 8 Zero Day Pops Up in Targeted Attacks Against Korean Military Sites

IE 8 Zero Day Pops Up in Targeted Attacks Against Korean Military Sites | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The Sunshop targeted espionage malware campaign re-uses the Lady Boyle malware and a number of recently patched exploits, including one for IE 8 used in the Department of Labor watering hole attack...
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7-Year-Old Samba Flaw Lets Hackers Access Thousands of Linux PCs Remotely

7-Year-Old Samba Flaw Lets Hackers Access Thousands of Linux PCs Remotely | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
A 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2017-7494) in Samba Lets Hackers Access Thousands of Linux PCs Remotely
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If You Pay Ransom, Write It Off On Your Taxes

If You Pay Ransom, Write It Off On Your Taxes | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Is hacker ransom tax deductible? As a theft loss or business expense, it should be.
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Cyberattacks in 12 Nations Said to Use Leaked N.S.A. Hacking Tool

Cyberattacks in 12 Nations Said to Use Leaked N.S.A. Hacking Tool | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The attack was part of a so-called ransomware attack around the world, affecting countries from Russia to Spain.
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'Crazy bad' bug in Microsoft's Windows malware scanner can be used to install malware

'Crazy bad' bug in Microsoft's Windows malware scanner can be used to install malware | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Critical update for security engine rushed out the door
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IoT lightbulb worm takes over all smart lights until entire city is infected

A research team has set up a chain reaction attack that would take over Philips Hue smart lightbulbs across entire cities
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Researchers say iOS 10 backups can be cracked 2,500 times faster

Researchers say iOS 10 backups can be cracked 2,500 times faster | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
According to the Moscow-based Elcomsoft, it's now possible to crack local iOS 10 backups up to 2,500 times faster.
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Oh, It's On Sale! USB Kill to Destroy any Computer within Seconds

Oh, It's On Sale! USB Kill to Destroy any Computer within Seconds | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
USB KILL 2.0 Stick is now avaible on sale that can destroy any Computer Within Seconds
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Microsoft's current cloud business is bigger than most people realize

Microsoft's current cloud business is bigger than most people realize | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Microsoft's current cloud business is bigger than most people realize.
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All the Important Stuff Google Announced at I/O 2016 Today

All the Important Stuff Google Announced at I/O 2016 Today | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Today, Google dropped a news clusterbomb, launching Android VR, a new Google Assistant, and an Amazon Echo-like Google Home hub. Here’s all the coolest stuff from today’s keynote.
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Breach of Nulled.io crime forum could cause a world of pain for members

Breach of Nulled.io crime forum could cause a world of pain for members | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Dump exposes users' private messages, IPs, e-mail addresses, and password data.
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Despite FCC Rules, Linksys Will Keep Its Routers Open and Let You Hack Them

Despite FCC Rules, Linksys Will Keep Its Routers Open and Let You Hack Them | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Back in 2015, the FCC introduced new guidelines that looked like a threat to anyone wanting to hack and install open firmwares on their routers. They backed off, but a lot of manufacturers are still locking their devices down, just in case. Linksys, the company just announced, isn’t one of them.
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Nissan remote-access app developers copied code from the internet, pasted into app

Nissan remote-access app developers copied code from the internet, pasted into app | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
App developers at Nissan appear to have copied code from Stack Overflow and pasted it into the NissanConnect EV app, which had previously been taken offline due to security concerns. The app allows owners of Nissan's electric cars like the LEAF and the eNV200 to remotely "manage your vehicle and control many frequently used features directly fro
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WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom

WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Use wanakiwi to get wannacry decryption keys and unlock ransomware without paying ransom
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Windows WannaCry: This separate, 'bigger' malware attack also uses NSA's exploit | ZDNet

Windows WannaCry: This separate, 'bigger' malware attack also uses NSA's exploit | ZDNet | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
A huge cryptocurrency-mining botnet is using the NSA exploit found in the WannaCry malware, but it may have inadvertently stopped some of the ransomware's infections.
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120,000 IoT cameras vulnerable to new Persirai botnet say researchers | ZDNet

120,000 IoT cameras vulnerable to new Persirai botnet say researchers | ZDNet | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Internet connected cameras across the globe are easy to find and hijack to carry out DDoS attacks.
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GitLab suffers major backup failure after data deletion incident

GitLab suffers major backup failure after data deletion incident | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Khosla Ventures- and Y Combinator-backed open source Git repository GitLab is currently offline after suffering what appears to be a major backup restoration..
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Samsung may have an exploding washing machine problem

Samsung may have an exploding washing machine problem | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
There are some reports that certain models of Samsung washers are exploding.
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North Korea accidentally lets world access its internet and it only has 28 websites

North Korea accidentally lets world access its internet and it only has 28 websites | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
North Korea somehow accidentally opened access to all the websites hosted on its servers, revealing that it only has 28 registered domains.
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Wells Fargo Bank fined $185M, fires 5,300 staffers over fake account scam

Wells Fargo Bank fined $185M, fires 5,300 staffers over fake account scam | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Wells Fargo Bank was fined a total of $185 million as punishment for a five-year long scam that saw bank employees using bank customer information to illeg
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Hillary's sysadmin left VNC, RDP exposed to the internet - report

Hillary's sysadmin left VNC, RDP exposed to the internet - report | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Presidential candidate's email server wasn't very private after al
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Feds Spending Tech Money on Floppy Disks and COBOL, Report Says

Feds Spending Tech Money on Floppy Disks and COBOL, Report Says | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems.
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A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn user records

A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn user records | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
A hacker is trying to sell a database dump containing account records for 167 million LinkedIn users.
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Wendy’s Comes Clean On Data Breach

Wendy’s Comes Clean On Data Breach | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Fast-food chain Wendy’s disclosed 300 of its restaurants were hit with malware tied to a PoS system attack.
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0day alert: Be ready to update Adobe Flash Player tomorrow - Help Net Security

0day alert: Be ready to update Adobe Flash Player tomorrow - Help Net Security | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
An update for Flash Player is scheduled to be released on Thursday to fix a zero-day flaw that's being actively exploited in attacks in the wild.
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