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InfoSec News Nuggets 9/18/2019
U.S. cyber-offensive against ISIS continues, and eyes are now on Afghanistan, general says As loyalties among Afghanistan’s Islamic extremists continue to shift, the U.S. military may be poised to re
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/17/2019
T-Mobile Has a Secret Setting to Protect Your Account From Hackers That It Refuses to Talk About It’s called “NOPORT” and, in theory, it makes it a bit harder for criminals to hijack phone numbers wi
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/16/2019
198 Million Car-Buyer Records Exposed Online for All to See Over 198 million records containing information on prospective car buyers, including loan and finance data, vehicle information and IP addr...
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/12/2019
‘Cobalt Dickens’ group is phishing universities at scale again, researchers say An Iran-linked hacking group whose operatives the U.S. government indicted last year has launched a phishing operation
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/11/2019
Toyota Parts Supplier Hit By $37 Million Email Scam The Toyota Boshoku Corporation, a major supplier of Toyota auto parts, reported some distressing news this week. Fraudsters fleeced the company via...
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/10/2019
Capital One hacker Paige Thompson pleads not guilty on all counts The alleged Capital One hacker Paige Thompson has pleaded not guilty to all charges on her first appearance in court. Appearing at th...
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/9/2019
South Korean Firm’s Email Leak Exposes Global Clients Security researchers have discovered a South Korean company leaking highly sensitive client and personal emails, which has refused to engag
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/6/2019
A Chinese APT is now going after Pulse Secure and Fortinet VPN servers A group of Chinese state-sponsored hackers is targeting enterprise VPN servers from Fortinet and Pulse Secure after details abou...
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/5/2019
Scamming You Through Social Media Many of us have received phishing email, either at work or home. These emails look legitimate, such as from your bank, your boss, or your favorite online store, but ...
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/4/2019
Over 47,000 Supermicro servers are exposing BMC ports on the internet More than 47,000 workstations and servers, possibly more, running on Supermicro motherboards are currently open to attacks becaus...
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/3/2019
Facebook is thinking about hiding like counts, too Facebook might start testing whether it should begin hiding public-facing like counts. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong found code inside Facebook’s
InfoSec News Nuggets 9/02/2019
Another convincing deepfake app goes viral prompting immediate privacy backlash Zao, a free deepfake face-swapping app that’s able to to place your likeness into scenes from hundreds of movies and TV