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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6615 on: February 10, 2022, 10:30:39 AM »
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6616 on: February 11, 2022, 04:52:06 PM »

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6617 on: February 12, 2022, 05:19:32 PM »

Payback is Sweet Revenge

https://youtu.be/8mvD7f86ey0
“If they don’t see we have teeth, it’s just going to keep coming.”
Read the full article at:
https://www.wired.com/story/north-korea-hacker-internet-outage/
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6618 on: February 14, 2022, 12:18:09 PM »
Thousands of npm-packages have outdated domainname weak links and can be hijacked.
https://arxiv.org/abs/2112.10165

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6619 on: February 18, 2022, 11:48:33 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e  2-18-2022

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6620 on: February 19, 2022, 09:50:25 PM »

Delete Your Old Online Accounts Now

https://youtu.be/sBVm8ckhw2E
You’ve probably signed up for a lot of online services that you no longer use.I know I have.
Don’t leave juicy targets lying around for hackers or attackers. Thanks to Chris Hoffman:
https://www.howtogeek.com/author/chrishoffman/ for his excellent article in How-To Geek:
https://www.howtogeek.com/714981/how-to-delete-your-old-online-accounts-and-why-you-should/
on this very important topic.
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6621 on: February 22, 2022, 04:51:23 PM »

What happens to my data when I get tested for Covid?

https://youtu.be/ig-TkkPJ74Y
The biggest question most people have about Covid data is
where their vaccine information is stored.
The answer, unfortunately, isn’t as straightforward as you might think.
Thanks to Emma McGowan for her excellent article on this topic.
https://bit.ly/3BI0FOf
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6622 on: February 23, 2022, 11:26:32 PM »

Scam email campaign masquerading as Avast sales team

https://youtu.be/fyIYD3HlzGU
Avast has become aware of an email scam campaign purporting to be from our sales team.
https://blog.avast.com/fake-avast-email-scam-avast
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« Reply #6623 on: February 25, 2022, 03:53:37 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 2-25-2022

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6624 on: February 25, 2022, 11:23:36 PM »

Avast warns users of crypto scams
taking advantage of Ukraine conflict

https://youtu.be/V5edmrjSEsc
Avast security experts have detected scammers pretending to be Ukrainian nationals
affected by the current conflict asking for Bitcoin on social media.

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6625 on: March 01, 2022, 03:48:26 PM »
If you receive one of these in your inbox,
put it in the trash where it belongs.

Especially when it's sent to you via a Gmail address:
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« Reply #6626 on: March 01, 2022, 11:35:40 PM »

Avast ThreatLabs warns against joining
in DDOS attacks in aid of Ukraine

https://youtu.be/ViJNysn3oPI
"Simple tools" allow regular people to participate in DDOS attacks in aid of Ukraine.
But these tools are not safe, say Avast ThreatLabs researchers.
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6627 on: March 02, 2022, 10:09:16 AM »
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« Reply #6628 on: March 04, 2022, 05:46:06 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e  3-4-2022

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6629 on: March 06, 2022, 09:30:13 AM »
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