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U.S.-Based Malware Hosting Setup Possibly Tied to Necurs Botnet

Bromium researchers have been tracking a phishing and malware campaign, possibly linked to the Necurs botnet, that uses infrastructure in the U.S.

Malware

Facebook Stops Asking for Email Passwords

In a bizarre series of events, Facebook decided to ask some users to provide the passwords to their email accounts when signing up for new Facebook accounts. When asked, the company agreed to stop.

Facebook, Passwords

Some Data Breach Victims Don’t Hear From the FBI Right Away

Many organizations are unaware of the intrusion in their networks until the FBI comes calling. An Inspector General audit found that poor record keeping means some organizations don't hear from the FBI, or hear too late to do anything about it.

Data Breaches, Government, FBI, Incident Response

Cloudflare Warp VPN Aims to Bring Security to Mobile Connections

Cloudflare is rolling out a new mobile VPN service called Warp that's built on top of its 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver.

VPN

Critical Magento Flaw Puts Commerce Sites at Risk

A SQL injection flaw in the Magento platform could open up many commerce sites to attack.

Magecart

Microsoft Got 99 Domains Used to Phish Someone

Microsoft has taken over 99 domains used by the Phosphorus attack group, which has ties to the Iranian government.

Microsoft

Researchers Still Unraveling LockerGoga Ransomware

Researchers are still trying to figure out how LockerGoga infects its targets, and what the group behind this damaging ransomware variant really wants. Can't be just money.

Ransomware, Malware

FTC Questions Broadband Providers on Data Collection and Privacy Policies

The FTC sent letters to the major U.S. broadband providers asking for information on exactly what customer data they collect and how they handle it.

Government Security

Utah Privacy Law Protects Data From Government

Absent any move on the federal level for a consumer data privacy law, states have passed their own laws. Utah is about to have a law that would require government to have a warrant to get any consumer data stored by third-party providers.

Government, Privacy

Q&A: Joe FitzPatrick

Hardware security researcher Joe FitzPatrick explains how non-experts should assess claims of hardware implants and backdoors.

Hardware, Q&A

iOS 12.2 Fixes Serious SMS, Kernel Flaws

In iOS 12.2 Apple has patched many serious flaws, including an SMS bug that allows code execution with one click.

Apple, IOS Security

Decipher Podcast: Joe FitzPatrick

Dennis Fisher speaks with hardware security researcher Joe FitzPatrick about finding and verifying hardware implants.

Podcast, Hardware

DHS Warns Implanted Medical Devices Can Be Modified Wirelessly

The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency warned in an advisory that cardio defibrillators from medical device company Medtronic can be modified while still implanted in patients. Without access control, the defibs can't differentiate between authorized and unauthorized instructions.

Hardware, Medical Devices

Into the Pandora’s Box of Hardware Implants

Joe FitzPatrick, one of the small number of hardware security experts, says security teams and operators need to ask hard questions when they see claims of malicious hardware implants.

Hardware

Toward a Framework for Misinformation Campaigns

Researchers are developing a framework to analyze and describe misinformation campaigns, similar to the MITRE ATT&CK framework.

Social Engineering, Misinformation