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Judge OKs class action wage suit against Apple, others

Judge OKs class action wage suit against Apple, others | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The case -- which accuses tech giants like Apple, Google, Intel, and others of conspiring to fix wages and agreeing not to poach employees -- moves forward. Read this article by Donna Tam on CNET News.
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Trape - People tracker on the Internet (The evolution of phishing attacks) OSINT

Trape - People tracker on the Internet (The evolution of phishing attacks) OSINT | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Leading source of Security Tools, Hacking Tools, CyberSecurity and Network Security ☣
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Mastermind behind sophisticated, massive botnet outs himself

Mastermind behind sophisticated, massive botnet outs himself | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Andromeda kingpin is identified by his ICQ number.
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CENTCOM Says Massive Data Cache Found on Leaky Server is Benign

CENTCOM Says Massive Data Cache Found on Leaky Server is Benign | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Pentagon contractor left 1.8 billion mostly benign publicly accessible social-media posts scraped from the internet on a publicly accessible Amazon storage
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Patch Tuesday: 80+ vulnerabilities fixed, one exploited in the wild - Help Net Security

Patch Tuesday: 80+ vulnerabilities fixed, one exploited in the wild - Help Net Security | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
As part of its monthly Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft has released patches for 81 new vulnerabilities, including a zero-day in the .NET Framework.
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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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Google pushed update that broke managed Chromebooks' Wi-Fi

Google pushed update that broke managed Chromebooks' Wi-Fi | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Schools left without Wi-Fi! How will the kids learn?
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Satori botnet rears its head, exploiting IoT vulnerabilities - Bitdefender BOX Blog

Satori botnet rears its head, exploiting IoT vulnerabilities - Bitdefender BOX Blog | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
According to security researchers, a new IoT botnet has quietly hijacked more than 100,000 routers, readying them for paralysing distributed denial-of-service attacks against websites. The botnet, which some researchers have dubbed “Satori” (a name given to supernatural mind-reading monsters in Japanese folklore), has increased its activity in recent days – propagating very quickly via a …
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High Sierra's 'Secure Kernel Extension Loading' is Broken | Synack Blog

High Sierra's 'Secure Kernel Extension Loading' is Broken | Synack Blog | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
With High Sierra’s somewhat controversial “Secure Kernel Extension Loading” (SKEL) feature, We’ll demonstrate a 0day vulnerability in SKEL's implementation.
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Back to school: Exclusive online course aimed at budding payment card fraudsters

Back to school: Exclusive online course aimed at budding payment card fraudsters | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The course, found in a Russian forum, says it aims to teach would-be criminals "to become a professional in the world of carding," according to Digital Shadows, which studied the course.
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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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