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  • Hacker turns ATM into ‘Doom’ arcade game

    Naked Security - Sophos
    Lisa Vaas
    29 Jul 2014 | 2:51 am
    Its screen now eschews balances and transfers in favor of the familiar sight of a hand wrapped around a gun, going around dark corners and blasting stuff. Where did scrap metal hacker "Aussie50" pick this thing up? Do we have to worry about threats to our bank balances? And is he going to rig it with a coin mechanism so we can all play?
  • Hacker turns ATM into ‘Doom’ arcade game

    Naked Security - Sophos
    Lisa Vaas
    29 Jul 2014 | 2:51 am
    Its screen now eschews balances and transfers in favor of the familiar sight of a hand wrapped around a gun, going around dark corners and blasting stuff. Where did scrap metal hacker "Aussie50" pick this thing up? Do we have to worry about threats to our bank balances? And is he going to rig it with a coin mechanism so we can all play?
  • Chet Chat 157 - July 23, 2014

    Sophos Security
    23 Jul 2014 | 2:53 pm
    Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin look for lessons in the latest computer security news. In this week's podcast: how to make SoHo routers more secure; how to decide if you can trust your browser; UK law enforcement takes aim at a banking botnet; and, boy-oh-boy, do we have a prize for you.
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    Naked Security - Sophos

  • Hacker turns ATM into ‘Doom’ arcade game

    Lisa Vaas
    29 Jul 2014 | 2:51 am
    Its screen now eschews balances and transfers in favor of the familiar sight of a hand wrapped around a gun, going around dark corners and blasting stuff. Where did scrap metal hacker "Aussie50" pick this thing up? Do we have to worry about threats to our bank balances? And is he going to rig it with a coin mechanism so we can all play?
  • One hoax press release, one $300 million hole in mining company

    Lisa Vaas
    29 Jul 2014 | 2:18 am
    The fake press release was pretty convincing: it was sent from a domain that riffed on the ANZ Bank name, used the bank's logo, and included the name of a PR person, along with his (NOT!) phone number. It's yet another example of how easy it is to scam people online.
  • 1,000,000 lost credit cards = £150,000 fine

    Paul Ducklin
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:44 pm
    A UK travel company has been fined £150,000 for putting an "internal only" parking database system on the internet without securing it first. The vulnerable system was used as a stepping stone for a crook to steal more than 1M e-commerce records.
  • Anatomy of an iTunes phish – tips to avoid getting caught out

    Paul Ducklin
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:46 am
    Even if you'd back yourself to spot a phish every time, here's a step-by-step account that might help to save your friends and family in the future...
  • Panopticlick reveals the cookie you can’t delete

    Mark Stockley
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:06 am
    You know about cookies, and how to delete them, but what if there was a cookie you couldn't delete, and what if the steps you took to guard your privacy made you easier to track? The EFF's Panopticlick tool determines how easy you are to identify based on your web browser's 'fingerprint'.
 
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    Naked Security - Sophos

  • Hacker turns ATM into ‘Doom’ arcade game

    Lisa Vaas
    29 Jul 2014 | 2:51 am
    Its screen now eschews balances and transfers in favor of the familiar sight of a hand wrapped around a gun, going around dark corners and blasting stuff. Where did scrap metal hacker "Aussie50" pick this thing up? Do we have to worry about threats to our bank balances? And is he going to rig it with a coin mechanism so we can all play?
  • One hoax press release, one $300 million hole in mining company

    Lisa Vaas
    29 Jul 2014 | 2:18 am
    The fake press release was pretty convincing: it was sent from a domain that riffed on the ANZ Bank name, used the bank's logo, and included the name of a PR person, along with his (NOT!) phone number. It's yet another example of how easy it is to scam people online.
  • 1,000,000 lost credit cards = £150,000 fine

    Paul Ducklin
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:44 pm
    A UK travel company has been fined £150,000 for putting an "internal only" parking database system on the internet without securing it first. The vulnerable system was used as a stepping stone for a crook to steal more than 1M e-commerce records.
  • Anatomy of an iTunes phish – tips to avoid getting caught out

    Paul Ducklin
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:46 am
    Even if you'd back yourself to spot a phish every time, here's a step-by-step account that might help to save your friends and family in the future...
  • Panopticlick reveals the cookie you can’t delete

    Mark Stockley
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:06 am
    You know about cookies, and how to delete them, but what if there was a cookie you couldn't delete, and what if the steps you took to guard your privacy made you easier to track? The EFF's Panopticlick tool determines how easy you are to identify based on your web browser's 'fingerprint'.
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    Sophos Security

  • Chet Chat 157 - July 23, 2014

    23 Jul 2014 | 2:53 pm
    Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin look for lessons in the latest computer security news. In this week's podcast: how to make SoHo routers more secure; how to decide if you can trust your browser; UK law enforcement takes aim at a banking botnet; and, boy-oh-boy, do we have a prize for you.
  • Sophos Techknow - Firewalls Demystified

    20 Jul 2014 | 3:34 pm
    Join Sophos experts Paul Ducklin and Chester Wisniewski as they take a clear but entertaining trip through the components you'll find in a modern network firewall, helping you to understand the what, how and why of each part. Whether you're an IT professional responsible for implementing a network security policy, the CFO who has to pay for it, or just a concerned user keen to learn more about defense in depth, this podcast will tell you what you need to know...
  • Chet Chat 156 - July 16, 2014

    16 Jul 2014 | 2:19 am
    Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin are back with this week's Chet Chat security podcast, turning plain old news into advice you can use. In this episode: Warbiking in Manhattan; buffer overflow hubris for Google; why you don't/do/don't/do need anti-virus for Android; what we can do to stop botnets like Gameover recovering after takedowns; and how LibreSSL shows that less can be more when it comes to security.
  • Chet Chat 155 - July 10, 2014

    10 Jul 2014 | 3:36 pm
    In this episode, Sophos experts John Shier and Paul Ducklin tackle the week's interesting security stories. John keeps Duck to 60 seconds (OK, 75") in a TL;DR version of Patch Tuesday, and then the pair get stuck into: the high-profile cybercrime arrest of a Russian MP's son; how mainstream brands inadvertently help phishers; and why macro malware is coming back from the brink of extinction.
  • Chet Chat 154 - July 3, 2014

    4 Jul 2014 | 3:50 am
    Join Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin for the latest episode of the weekly Chet Chat podcast. In this episode: Were does your country sit on the fraud list, and what can you do about it? Just how much can you trust SMSes on Android, even if they come from a friend? Is Apple serious enough about security on the iOS mobile platform? And will Google's End-To-End email encryption plugin save the world from surveillance?
 
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