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Schneider Electric’s EVLink Charging Station Vulnerable to Attackers

EVLink charging station found to have three serious vulnerabilities that are now fixed with a patch. Schneider Electric issued the fixes, along with the relevant warning and a list of “good practices”. ...
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Multiple Warnings From UK and US Commissions Point to Netflix Phishing Scam

Phishing scammers send email to Netflix users, asking for an “update” of their payment information. The scammers seem to be the same who targeted UK users back in September. The FTC warns about...
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BMW Email Lottery Scam Emails Asking for Your Personal Information

Scam email campaign claims you’ve won a BMW and $1.5 million in a cash cheque. Scammers ask for basic information first, and more sensitive data on their second step. Most of the...

WannaCry Ransomware is Still Out There in Thousands of Infected Systems

WannaCry is still alive, pinging the kill-switch domain by the thousands every week. Kryptos Logic remains the company that contains and monitors the malware, warning the IT world that the ransomware is...
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Google Will Now Restrict USB Access When Your Chrome OS Device Is Locked

Chrome OS received a new security feature that secures USB ports when they are not in use. The feature was first spotted by Chrome Story and is now available via a software...
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Thousands of Orange Modems in France and Spain Leaking WiFi Credentials

Orange modems found to be leaking WiFi credentials over the network, after a thorough scan by Bad Packets. Researchers report that most of the company’s modems are affected by an old vulnerability....
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San Diego School Suffers Phishing Attack Breach of 500k People’s Data

Over 500000 staff and students of the San Diego school lost crucial data during a phishing attack. The school has launched an investigation, blocked access to the database, and alerted the affect...
Private Facebook Messages from 81,000 Accounts Up for Sale

Facebook Refuses to Fix a Bug that Allows Clickjacking Worms to Function

Security researcher discovers an exploitable bug in Facebook’s mobile app. Facebook rejects the researcher’s report, claiming that the 'feature' can’t have serious security consequences. Researcher publishes everything to highlight the seriousness of the...

Government of India Authorizes Agencies to Intercept Private User Data

The Indian government has given power to 10 central agencies to decrypt personal data of computer users in the country. The order violates rights to privacy as well as phone tapping legislations...
FBI Seizes the Operation of 15 “DDoS for Hire” Websites

The FBI Shuts Down the Operation of 15 ‘DDoS-For-Hire’ Websites

FBI knocks down 15 large DDoS service providers that were reported for shady activities. Some of the websites had the capacity to seriously affect the national security state if pointed to the right...

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