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S3 Ep18: Apple emergency, crypto blunder and botnet takedown [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin Apple pushed out an iOS update in something of a hurry to shut down a serious 0-day bug. The GnuPG team scrambled to fix an ironic vulnerability that could be exploited during the very process of checking if the data you just received could be trusted. And . . . Read more

S3 Ep16: Darkweb bust, security at home, and browser snoopage [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin Anonymous and private, yet busted – we explain how darkweb sites sometimes keep your secrets… and sometimes don’t. We help you improve your cybersecurity at home. And we tell you the tale of a company with a cool name but allegedly with creepy habits coded into its . . . Read more

REvil ransomware crew dangles $1,000,000 cybercrime carrot

by Paul Ducklin Sadly, we’ve written many times before about RaaS, short for Ransomware-as-a-Service: That’s where the crooks who actually write the ransomware keep themselves out of the limelight by hiring in other crooks to identify victims, get into their networks, spread the malware and trigger the damage: The operators . . . Read more

Vishing scams use Amazon and Prime as lures – don’t get caught!

by Paul Ducklin Well-known US cybercrime journalist Brian Krebs recently published a warning about vishing attacks against business users. The FBI promptly followed up on Krebs’s article with a warning of its own, dramatically entitled Cyber criminals take advantage of increased telework through vishing campaign. So, what is vishing? And . . . Read more