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Malicious npm packages caught installing remote access trojans

ZDNet Security - 7 hours 47 min ago
JavaScript and Node.js developers who installed the jdb.js and db-json.js packages were infected with the njRAT malware.
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FBI warns of email forwarding rules being abused in recent hacks

ZDNet Security - 8 hours 51 min ago
FBI: "The web-based client's forwarding rules often do not sync with the desktop client, limiting the rules' visibility to cyber security administrators."
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Google launches Android Enterprise Essentials aimed at SMBs

ZDNet Security - 9 hours 47 min ago
Google is trying to address the reality that smaller organizations are often targeted by cybercriminals.
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Microsoft removes 18 malicious Edge extensions for injecting ads into web pages

ZDNet Security - 10 hours 54 min ago
Some extensions mimicked official apps while others copied popular Chrome extensions.
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That email about your delivery could be fake: Phishing scammers increase their attack on online shoppers

ZDNet Security - 12 hours 13 min ago
Cyber criminals are looking to take advantage of the holiday shopping season. That could put personal and corporate data at risk.
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What is cyber insurance? Everything you need to know about what it covers and how it works

ZDNet Security - 15 hours 42 min ago
Cyber insurance is becoming increasingly popular. But what does it cover, what doesn't it cover and what should you be looking for when deciding on a policy?
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'Hacker_R_US' gets eight years in prison for bomb threats and DDoS extortion

ZDNet Security - 16 hours 53 min ago
'Hacker_R_US' was one of the two members of the Apophis Squad hacker group.
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2020's worst cryptocurrency breaches, thefts, and exit scams

ZDNet Security - 17 hours 47 min ago
Cryptocurrency exchanges have felt the impact of everything from vulnerability exploit to social engineering scams over this year.
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The biggest hacks, data breaches of 2020

ZDNet Security - 20 hours 47 min ago
A pandemic is no reason for hackers to hold off cyberattacks against everything from government bodies to healthcare providers.
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Microsoft links Vietnamese state hackers to crypto-mining malware campaign

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 9:34pm
Vietnamese state hackers imitate Chinese groups and start making money on the side while spying for their government.
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Docker malware is now common, so devs need to take Docker security seriously

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 4:20pm
Three years after the first malware attacks targeting Docker, developers are still misconfiguring and exposing their Docker servers online.
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The next normal is about managing remote, autonomous, distributed and digitally enabled workforce

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 12:11pm
The future company is relatively flat, comprising a number of distributed, autonomous resources, human, digital and hybrid, that are guided by an explicit orchestration function. To achieve this model, integration of applications and resources will be a key requirement.
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Hackers are targeting MacOS users with this updated malware

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 10:08am
Researchers link new malware attacks designed to install a backdoor onto compromised systems to Vietnamese-backed hacking operation OceanLotus.
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Four years after the Dyn DDoS attack, critical DNS dependencies have only gone up

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 8:36am
If Cloudflare, AWS, or GoDaddy go down, around 40% of the Alexa Top 100,000 websites will also go down with DNS resolution problems.
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IBM aims for quantum computing safe encryption, security tools

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 8:00am
Quantum computing will bring about a sea change and provide the means to thwart existing defenses easily. IBM is pitching enterprises on future proofing.
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Social media's problem isn't bias, it's advertising. And that we can fix.

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 7:32am
The ad-driven dynamic of commercial social media makes it profitable to drive outrage. Thoughtful and fact-based dialog is the first casualty. Let's look to Mr. Rogers for a solution.
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Remote work readiness gives Singapore firms cybersecurity anxiety

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 5:09am
Majority of Singapore businesses are prepared to facilitate remote work arrangements, but being so has led 58% to believe they are more susceptible to cyber attacks.
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This new cyberattack can dupe DNA scientists into creating dangerous viruses and toxins

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 5:00am
The research highlights the potential dangers of new 'biohacking' techniques.
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Singapore gives non-banks access to e-payment platforms

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 2:48am
Monetary Authority of Singapore will allow eligible non-bank financial institutions to have direct access to PayNow and FAST, enabling e-wallet users to make funds transfers between bank accounts and across different e-wallets.
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Home Affairs wants to expand telco security reform notification requirements

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 1:00am
Says changes would allow, as one example, the department to impose conditions relating to the use of entities in the supply chain.
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