Do You Really Need Antivirus Software on Your Windows or Mac Computer? | #microsoft | #hacking | #cybersecurity

Do you still need third-party antivirus software on modern systems? There are tradeoffs, so make sure you know what you’re getting into before clicking that download button. How Dangerous Are Viruses and Malware? When you have to decide if you’re going to install extra security to protect yourself from viruses…

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Italy Blocks Cyberattacks By Pro-Russian Groups During Eurovision Contest | #computerhacking | #hacking

Russia’s offensive in the Donbas region in Ukraine’s east “has lost momentum and fallen significantly behind schedule,” British military intelligence says. Russia has now likely suffered losses of one-third of the ground combat force it committed in February, the British Ministry of Defense said in a regular bulletin on May…

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Apple, Google, Microsoft Unite to Make Passwordless Easier | #microsoft | #hacking | #cybersecurity

Access Management , Digital Identity , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Top Tech Vendors Back the FIDO Alliance’s Passwordless Sign-In Standard Michael Novinson (MichaelNovinson) • May 7, 2022     Apple, Google and Microsoft are joining forces to back a standard that will allow websites and apps to offer passwordless sign-ins…

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Week in review: F5 BIG-IP RCE exploitation, URL spoofing flaws in Zoom, Google Docs | #microsoft | #hacking | #cybersecurity

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles and interviews: Microsoft patches Windows LSA spoofing zero-day under active attack (CVE-2022-26925)May 2022 Patch Tuesday is here, and Microsoft has marked it by releasing fixes for 74 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities, including one zero-day under active attack (CVE-2022-26925) and two…

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When entitlement goes too far, and what to do about it | #computerhacking | #hacking

MANILA, Philippines – Fandoms are typically happy and stress-free communities. From holding record-breaking online activities, to setting up on-ground donation drives, their dedication to and enthusiasm in supporting their idols often earn our admiration. But while there’s no doubting their devotion, the harsh reality remains: sometimes, it’s the most ardent…

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Apple CarPlay Can Be Hacked Into a Tesla with an Android — How Does It Work? | #computerhacking | #hacking

Tesla’s operating system features a variety of built-in-features, such as having the ability to play AAA video games like The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 inside the car and more awesome features. However, there is one feature that is strikingly missing. (Photo : OHN THYS/AFP via Getty Images) The logo marks the…

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China-Backed Winnti Group Behind Major Cyber Espionage, Finds Israel-American Firm | #computerhacking | #hacking

An Israeli-American cybersecurity firm has claimed that a China-backed group has carried out a massive hacking operation for intellectual property theft and industrial espionage across three continents. The firm Cybereason, based in Boston, with offices in Tel Aviv, London and Tokyo, said the group used sophisticated ways and worked invisibly…

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Is Someone Trying to Hack your Facebook Account? – TechEconomy.ng | #computerhacking | #hacking

​ With approximately 2.93 billion monthly active users as of the first quarter of 2022, Facebook is the most used online social network in the world. It has also become a huge destination for hackers to launch attacks. Users who do not often change their Facebook passwords risk being hacked.   A check…

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4 ways to protect your small business from cyberattacks | #computerhacking | #hacking

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses have quickly adopted remote working and transitioned to new technologies, such as contactless payments and online ordering. Unfortunately, these adjustments have come with increased risks. According to a 2022 report from Barracuda, a cloud and networks security company, small businesses with…

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U.S., allies warn of rising recent and future attacks on managed service providers | #computerhacking | #hacking

Written by AJ Vicens May 11, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Cybersecurity authorities in the U.S., U.K., Australia, Canada and New Zealand released a joint advisory Wednesday warning that they “expect malicious cyber actors — including state-sponsored advanced persistent threat (APT) groups — to step up their targeting” of managed service providers, and…

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Anonymous appears to slam Elon Musk’s ‘left wing bias’ comment with new Twitter post | #computerhacking | #hacking

HACKTIVIST group Anonymous has slammed the phrase “liberal bias” after Elon Musk claims Twitter “has a strong left wing bias”. Anonymous tweeted its opinion on the platform Musk just bought for $44billion. 1 Anonymous just tweeted this to its millions of followersCredit: Twitter The hacking group’s post reads: “”Liberal Bias”…

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Money laundering and market manipulation biggest global threats to decentralised finance | #computerhacking | #hacking

Money laundering, market manipulation and online theft are the biggest threats globally to decentralised finance (DeFi) on Web3 and collaborative solutions are needed to ensure user trust in the next iteration of the internet, according to report by Chainalysis. While it cannot be totally eradicated, reduced volume of illicit activity…

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F.B.I. Told Israel It Wanted Pegasus Hacking Tool for Investigations | #computerhacking | #hacking

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. informed the Israeli government in a 2018 letter that it had purchased Pegasus, the notorious hacking tool, to collect data from mobile phones to aid ongoing investigations, the clearest documentary evidence to date that the bureau weighed using the spyware as a tool of law enforcement….

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Analysis of well-known Iranian hacking group points to more purely financial attacks | #computerhacking | #hacking

Written by AJ Vicens May 12, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An analysis of a well-known Iranian hacking operation that’s previously blurred the line between espionage and extortion suggests that the group is engaging in more purely financial attacks, including against targets in the U.S., Europe and Australia. Researchers at various cybersecurity…

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A rabbi who ‘speaks to Christians’ condemned them on Twitter. It cost him his job. | #computerhacking | #hacking

(JTA) – Over more than a decade, Rabbi Michael Harvey built a reputation for himself as a Jewish spiritual leader who talks freely and openly to Christians. In addition to his day job as a chaplain at Indiana University Health, the Hebrew Union College graduate produces a YouTube series called…

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Microsoft halts massive malware-as-a-service ZLoader operation – Research Snipers | #microsoft | #hacking | #cybersecurity

Microsoft has discovered and dismantled a massive malware-as-a-service operation. Behind it are cybercriminals who have set up botnets worldwide in companies, hospitals, schools, and private households. It is about the botnet called ZLoader. As Microsoft announced, the group was able to enforce a court order against ZLoader and gain control…

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Eurovision 2022 Ukraine Kalush Orchestra Win Russia Hacking Threat | #computerhacking | #hacking

Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra is favorite to win the Eurovision 2022 final AFP via Getty Images The same Russian threat actors that this week targeted Italian parliamentary and military websites and threatened to disrupt U.K. National Health Service (NHS) services, could now have the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 final in their…

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