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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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Support for Windows 10 Will Last Until 2025 -- Redmondmag.com

Microsoft today said that its next OS release will have official support for the customary 10 years.
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Office, Java Patches Erase Latest APT 28 Zero Days | Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Office, Java Patches Erase Latest APT 28 Zero Days | Threatpost | The first stop for security news | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
iSight Partners provides details on an Office zero day patched this week that was used by the prolific APT 28 gang.
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Navy Warns that Fingerprint Records were Compromised in OPM Breach - Darkmatters

Navy Warns that Fingerprint Records were Compromised in OPM Breach - Darkmatters | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
0000 The Department of the Navy (DON) has sent a notice to more than 436,000 active duty personnel and reservists, as well as over 195,000 civilian employees, warning that data compromised in the recent breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) also included fingerprint records. “The interagency team has now concluded with high confidence that sensitive information, including the Social Security Numbers (SSNs) of 21.5 million individuals, was stolen from …
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North America has now run out of IPv4 Internet addresses

North America has now run out of IPv4 Internet addresses | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
North America has now run out of IPv4 Internet addresses as the ageing protocol becomes over-burdened and insufficient to power the ever-growing web. New devices now have to use the newer IPv6 as no more IPv4 addresses can be assigned.
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FTC acts against dodgy mobile app that mined Dogecoin behind your back

FTC acts against dodgy mobile app that mined Dogecoin behind your back | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The app was called "Prized," but it was the app vendor that took the prizes by co-opting your phone into a cryptocurrency mining botnet.
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The US Navy wants to buy your zero-day vulnerabilities

The US Navy wants to buy your zero-day vulnerabilities | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
One likes to assume that the US Navy is planning to use the exploits to test and harden its own systems, rather than potentially exploit the computer systems of others. But in this day and age, who knows...
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Microsoft to Support SSH in Windows | Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Microsoft to Support SSH in Windows | Threatpost | The first stop for security news | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Microsoft is planning to add support for SSH to Windows and will also support the OpenSSH project going forward.
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FBI flying surveillance aircraft over US cities; planes traced to fake companies

FBI flying surveillance aircraft over US cities; planes traced to fake companies | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology -- all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.
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How not to get caught by a Man-in-the-Middle Attack - Dashlane Blog

How not to get caught by a Man-in-the-Middle Attack - Dashlane Blog | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Want to make sure you are not vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack? here are the main ways to make sure you do not fall foul of such an online threat.
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Lab of a Penetration Tester: Week of PowerShell shells - Day 3 - HTTPS Shells

Lab of a Penetration Tester: Week of PowerShell shells - Day 3 - HTTPS Shells | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
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1 in 3 of babies are learning how to use smartphones before they can walk or talk

1 in 3 of babies are learning how to use smartphones before they can walk or talk | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The amount of babies using smart phones is downright alarming.
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YouTube will stop working on older Apple TVs, iPads, smart TVs, consoles, and more

YouTube will stop working on older Apple TVs, iPads, smart TVs, consoles, and more | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
If you have an original iPad, older Apple TV or Google TV your access to YouTube is soon going to change or end, depending on your device type.
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5 great Google Drive tips: Keyboard shortcuts, saving options, templates and more

5 great Google Drive tips: Keyboard shortcuts, saving options, templates and more | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Streamline your workflow with these hidden helpers.
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Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It

Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold.
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Mozilla disables Flash plugin in Firefox over security flaws

Mozilla disables Flash plugin in Firefox over security flaws | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Mozilla has blocklisted all vulnerable versions of Adobe Flash in its Firefox browser, following the discovery of numerous critical security flaws in the platform. Mark Schmidt, head of Firefox Support, took…
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Full Disclosure: Microsoft Office - OLE Packager allows code execution in all Office versions, with macros disabled and high security templates applied

Full Disclosure: Microsoft Office - OLE Packager allows code execution in all Office versions, with macros disabled and high security templates applied | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
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This is how little kids react these days when you show them a Walkman

This is how little kids react these days when you show them a Walkman | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
They literally have no idea what this thing is.
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Major Mac flaw spills your passwords

Major Mac flaw spills your passwords | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Lots of people use the Apple keychain program to store their passwords on Macs. As it turns out, hackers can pull the keys off the chain.
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Popular Chrome extension Hola sold users' bandwidth for botnets

Hola, one of the most popular online services for viewing blocked videos and TV shows from other countries, has turned its users into a botnet without their knowledge. The software, which is...
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New exploit leaves most Macs vulnerable to permanent backdooring

New exploit leaves most Macs vulnerable to permanent backdooring | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Hack allows firmware to be rewritten right after older Macs awake from sleep.
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The NSA is no longer authorized to spy on US citizens — for now

The NSA is no longer authorized to spy on US citizens — for now | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The US Senate failed to pass legislation extending legal authority of the country’s spy agencies — including the National Security Agency (NSA) — to collect data on American citizens’ communications…
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TLS Logjam - BetterCrypto⋅org

The Logjam Attack exploits a weakness affecting all versions of the TLS protocol which allows a monster-in-the-middle to downgrade to 512-bit export …
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NASA's New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane | WIRED

NASA's New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane | WIRED | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
NASA researchers have built a prototype 10-foot-wide, 10-engine drone that can take off like a helicopter and fly like a plane.
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The Ransomware of Things - OpenDNS Blog

The Ransomware of Things - OpenDNS Blog | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
If ransomeware is the future of hack, then it's coming to a TV, or car, or fridge near you.
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The Real Reason you Should Upgrade to OS X 10.10.03

The Real Reason you Should Upgrade to OS X 10.10.03 | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Apple's latest OS X 10.10.03 upgrade offers hundreds of new emojis (those ideograms or smiley's used in electronic messages and Web pages) and Photos (the long awaited replacement for iPhoto), howe...
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