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Snap code snatched, Pentagon bans bands, pacemakers cracked, etc

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Credits: theregister
New zero-day vendor opens up shop, and more in infosec this week
Roundup This week, the infosec world descended on Las Vegas for BlackHat and DEF CON to share stories of bug hunting, malware neural nets, hefty payout offers, and more.

Meanwhile, outside of the desert…
Snapchat source […]

By |August 11th, 2018|Cyber News|

AWS error exposed GoDaddy business secrets

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Credits: zdnet

An error in Amazon AWS bucket configuration has led to the exposure of internal information belonging to hosting provider GoDaddy.

Cybersecurity firm UpGuard’s Cyber Risk Team said on Thursday that a set of documents were left in an Amazon S3 bucket which was available […]

By |August 11th, 2018|Cyber News|

Cyber Cell urged to crack down on misleading social media posts

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Credits: The Hindu
Call to identify ‘cult groups’ that spread misinformation

After the arrest of ‘healer’ Baskar, who put up advertisements online including for home delivery, the Health Department is planning to lodge a complaint with the Cyber Crime Cell of the police […]

By |August 10th, 2018|Cyber News|

Cyber security awareness should be part of the onboarding process

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Credits: real business

SMEs should make cyber security part of every new employee’s onboarding process to fight the threat from ever sophisticated hackers.

Elijah Lawal, online safety communications manager at Google UK, told Real Business that embedding a culture of security after recruiting was […]

By |August 10th, 2018|Cyber News|

How hackers can defeat cyber deception methods

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Credits: ABC News

Effective cyber deception must create an air of plausibility and present a diversity of information, according to a security researcher, but the technique is far from a fail-safe approach to protecting valuable data.

“Like in war, deception works,” Matan Hart, […]

By |August 10th, 2018|Cyber News|

Experts worry over rising cyber security poverty line in Nigeria

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Credits: Guardian

Cyber security experts have decried the level of preparedness of Nigerian organizations against cyber-attacks as a follow-up to a recent cyber security report which finds that over 90 percent of Nigerian organizations are operating below the security poverty line significantly exposing […]

By |August 10th, 2018|Cyber News|

Def Con steps out of the shadows to fight election cyber threat

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Credits: FT News

Hacking democracy was as easy as abcde. When Carsten Schurmann sat down to hack one of the voting machines used instead of paper ballots in the state of Virginia, he used a simple online tool to discover a flaw […]

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This Guy Hacked Hundreds Of Planes From The Ground

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Credits: forbes

Throughout November and December last year, Ruben Santamarta was sat in front of his computer peeking inside the technical bowels of hundreds of aircraft flying thousands of meters above him. That included commercial aircraft operated by some of the biggest airlines […]

By |August 10th, 2018|Cyber News|

WhatsApp security snafu ‘could allow message manipulation’

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Credits: theregister

Researchers have uncovered security shortcomings in WhatsApp that create a means for hackers to intercept and manipulate messages sent in both private and group conversations.

Protocol decryption cleared the path to chat manipulation, boffins at Israeli security firm Check Point discovered.

Researchers […]

By |August 9th, 2018|Cyber News|

Four held by Cyber Crime Police for allegedly tampering MTNL server’s source code

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Credits: DNA India

Cyber Crime Police on Monday arrested four persons, including a software specialist working with a reputed software firm, for allegedly tampering with the source code of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited’s (MTNL) server, which affected their services and caused them […]

By |August 9th, 2018|Cyber News|