Wawa warns of PoS malware that’s been stealing credit card data

Wawa warns of PoS malware that’s been stealing credit card data

Have you used a payment card at one of convenience store Wawa’s outlets or gas stations this year? If so, you could have had your data stolen, after the company discovered information-skimming malware on its servers. Wawa revealed that the malware hit its payment-processing system on March 4 but ……

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  • 5 months ago (12-20)
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Bug in Mercedes-Benz app leaked car owners’ data to other users

Bug in Mercedes-Benz app leaked car owners’ data to other users

While it’s usual for automakers to enhance the car ownership experience of customers through car-connected mobile apps, the technology is susceptible to glitches and security risks, including one that resulted in multiple Mercedes-Benz owners having accidental access to other users’ pe……

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  • 7 months ago (10-22)
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Researchers discover major flaw in PDF encryption standard

Researchers discover major flaw in PDF encryption standard

PDF encryption, as you can imagine, is commonly used in the world of business to protect trade secrets, confidential images and even health records. Some even send e-mail messages as encrypted PDF attachments for increased security. These methods are generally considered secure as the password to ……

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  • 8 months ago (10-04)
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EFF: Encrypted DNS could help close the biggest privacy gap on the Internet

EFF: Encrypted DNS could help close the biggest privacy gap on the Internet

Thanks to the success of projects like Let’s Encrypt and recent UX changes in the browsers, most page-loads are now encrypted with TLS. But DNS, the system that looks up a site’s IP address when you type the site’s name into your browser, remains unprotected by encryption. Editor’s Note Guest aut……

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  • 8 months ago (09-26)
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Hacked SharePoint Sites Used to Bypass Secure Email Gateways

Hacked SharePoint Sites Used to Bypass Secure Email Gateways

Phishers behind a new campaign have switched to using compromised SharePoint sites and OneNote documents to redirect potential victims from the banking sector to their landing pages. The attackers take advantage of the fact that the domains used by Microsoft’s SharePoint web-based collabora……

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  • 9 months ago (09-04)
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iPhone-hacking websites also targeted Google and Windows users

iPhone-hacking websites also targeted Google and Windows users

Last week’s news that a collection of hacked websites were used to infect thousands of iPhones with malicious software has taken another turn. According to new reports, operating systems from both Google and Microsoft were also targeted in what could have been a state-sponsored effort to spy on th……

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  • 9 months ago (09-02)
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Major Security Flaw Found in Google Chrome, Patch Must Be Installed ASAP

Major Security Flaw Found in Google Chrome, Patch Must Be Installed ASAP

A security flaw in Google Chrome allows an attacker to eventually take control a vulnerable host, and parent company Google recommends users to deploy a patch as soon as possible. The bug was discovered by the Center for Internet Security, who writes that governments might be the primary target o……

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  • 9 months ago (09-02)
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Microsoft Forms to Add Enterprise Automatic Phishing Detection

Microsoft Forms to Add Enterprise Automatic Phishing Detection

Microsoft is working on also adding automatic phishing to enterprise in-org forms after previously rolling out Microsoft Forms proactive phishing prevention for public forms in July. Microsoft Forms is one of the offers available through the Office 365 cloud-based subscription service and it is d……

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  • 9 months ago (08-25)
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