Google Takes Action Against Misleading and Malicious Notifications in Chrome

Google announced on Thursday that it’s taking action against misleading and malicious notifications in Chrome with the release of version 84, which is scheduled for July 14. Browser notifications can be useful for certain types of services but some websites abuse them to mislead users, deliver malware, or phish personal information. read more more…

New Yorker Indicted for Stealing Card Data via SQL Injection Attacks

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) this week announced that a New York City man was charged for his participation in a cybercrime scheme involving the theft and trafficking of payment card data. read more more…

NSA Publishes IOCs Associated With Russian Targeting of Exim Servers

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) on Thursday published information on the targeting of Exim mail servers by the Russia-linked threat actor known as Sandworm Team. read more more…

Clearview AI facial recogition sued again – this time by ACLU

Clearview AI, the company that’s scraped billions of images to build a facial recognition system, is getting sued again. more…

NetBeans Projects on GitHub Targeted in Apparent Supply Chain Attack

GitHub revealed on Thursday that tens of open source NetBeans projects hosted on its platform were targeted by a piece of malware as part of what appears to be a supply chain attack. read more more…

Cisco to Buy Network Intelligence Firm ThousandEyes

Cisco on Thursday said that it plans to acquire privately held network intelligence firm ThousandEyes, as the networking giant looks to boost network visibility and intelligence across its enterprise networking, cloud and application services portfolios. read more more…

Germany Confronts Russian Ambassador Over Cyberattack

Germany said Thursday it is seeking EU sanctions against a Russian man over his alleged role in the hacking of the German parliament at a time when evidence shows he was working for Russian intelligence. read more more…

Design Marketplace Minted Confirms Recent Data Breach

Minted, an online marketplace of crowdsourced art and graphic designs, this week confirmed that it was the victim of a data breach earlier this month. read more more…

COVID-19 tests, PPE and antivirual drugs find a home on the dark web

COVID-19 testing kits, Hydroxychloroquine and PPE – it’s all for sale on the dark web. more…

Cisco Servers Hacked via Salt Vulnerabilities

Cisco this week announced that it has patched two actively exploited Salt vulnerabilities, but not before malicious actors leveraged the flaws to hack some of the company’s servers. read more more…

Windows 10 adds new security and privacy features in May update

Windows 10 release 2004 is out, with a slew of new features, including several updates to its security and privacy. more…

Google sued by Arizona for tracking users’ locations in spite of settings

Maps, weather, searches et al. suck up location data in the background, even if Tracking is turned off. Arizona says it’s consumer fraud. more…

Cyber LEAP Act aims for innovations through Cybersecurity Grand Challenges

The Senate Commerce Committee approved last week what could prove to be an essential piece of legislation for cybersecurity researchers: The Cybersecurity Competitions to Yield Better Efforts to Research the Latest Exceptionally Advanced Problems, or Cyber LEAP Act of 2020. Sponsored by Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Jacky […] more…

Cyber LEAP Act aims for innovations through Cybersecurity Grand Challenges

The Senate Commerce Committee approved last week what could prove to be an essential piece of legislation for cybersecurity researchers: The Cybersecurity Competitions to Yield Better Efforts to Research the Latest Exceptionally Advanced Problems, or Cyber LEAP Act of 2020. Sponsored by Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Jacky […] more…

Getting started with Google Password Manager

If you’re still trying to remember all of your passwords and then type ’em into sites by hand, let me tell you: You’re doing it wrong. With all the credentials we have to keep track of these days, there’s just no way the human brain can handle the task of storing the specifics — at […] more…

Getting started with Google Password Manager

If you’re still trying to remember all of your passwords and then type ’em into sites by hand, let me tell you: You’re doing it wrong. With all the credentials we have to keep track of these days, there’s just no way the human brain can handle the task of storing the specifics — at […] more…

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