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NSA Mass Surveillance Program Illegal, U.S. Court Rules

The NSA argued its mass surveillance program stopped terrorist attacks – but a new U.S. court ruling found that this is not, and may have…

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Bluetooth Bugs Allow Impersonation Attacks on Legions of Devices

A host of unpatched security bugs that allow BIAS attacks affects Bluetooth chips from Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung and others. Source: https://threatpost.com/bluetooth-bugs-impersonation-devices/155886/ Proactive Computing found…

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Authoritarianism Vs. Democracy: How Will We Fight COVID-19?

Historian Yuval Noah Harari’s work shows how to interpret the COVID-19 crisis as part of the global struggle between liberal elites and the rising populist…

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Fake Voicemail/Office 365 Attack Targets Enterprise Execs

Executives at high-profile companies are being targeted by a fake voicemail campaign hunting for Office 365 credentials. Source: https://threatpost.com/enterprise-big-fish-fake-voicemail-office-365-attack/149730/ Proactive Computing found this story and…

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Malicious App on Google Play Tallies 100 Million Downloads

Seemingly handy PDF and OCR app turns out to be a privacy horror show. Source: https://threatpost.com/malicious-app-tallies-100-million-downloads/147748/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with…

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Cryptolocking WordPress Plugin Locks Up Blog Posts

A new type of malicious plugin has been spotted in the wild with the capability of targeting individual blog posts. Source: https://threatpost.com/cryptolocking-wordpress-plugin/147016/ Proactive Computing found…

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E3 Website Leaks Private Addresses for Thousands of Journalists

Personal data of 2,000 journalists was found publicly accessible on a spreadsheet on the website for popular trade show E3. Source: https://threatpost.com/e3-website-leaks-private-addresses-for-thousands-of-journalists/146965/ Proactive Computing found…

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JetBlue Bomb Scare Set Off with Apple AirDrop

Someone AirDropped a picture of a suicide vest to multiple people on a JetBlue flight, prompting an evacuation. Source: https://threatpost.com/jetblue-bomb-scare-apple-airdrop/146482/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Iran Targeting U.S. With Destructive Wipers, Warns DHS

The Department of Homeland Security is warning that U.S. agencies are being targeted by Iranian-backed cyberattacks with destructive wiper malware. Source: https://threatpost.com/iran-targeting-u-s-with-destructive-wipers-warns-dhs/145950/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Microsoft Beefs Up Wi-Fi Protection

The Windows 10 update that’s rolling out addresses insecure Wi-Fi hotspots with new user notifications. Source: https://threatpost.com/microsoft-wi-fi-protection/145053/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it…

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ThreatList: Game of Thrones, a Top Malware Conduit for Cybercriminals

As Game of Thrones’ eighth season gets ready to kick off, a new report says the popular TV show accounted for 17 percent of all…

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Intel Windows 10 Graphics Drivers Riddled With Flaws

Intel has patched several high-severity vulnerabilities in its graphics drivers for Windows 10, which could lead to code execution. Source: https://threatpost.com/intel-windows-10-graphics-drivers/142778/ Proactive Computing found this…

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Unpatched Windows Bug Allows Attackers to Spoof Security Dialog Boxes

Microsoft won’t be patching the bug, but a proof of concept shows the potential for successful malware implantation. Source: https://threatpost.com/windows-bug-spoof-dialog-boxes/142711/ Proactive Computing found this story…

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Trump’s Border Wall: Who Profits?

Infrastructure, military, and security companies line up to take a piece from the budget for the Border Wall, funded by Trump’s National Emergency declaration The…

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Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

On Friday legislators will hear from  supporters and opponents of the bill The post Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal appeared first…

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