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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6585 on: January 07, 2022, 03:01:40 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 1-7-2022

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« Reply #6586 on: January 09, 2022, 11:26:07 PM »

Caution - Malware-Filled USB Sticks

https://youtu.be/eo0UXNI35nA
The hacking groupe FIN7, has gone to great lengths to make their parcels appear innocuous.
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6587 on: January 12, 2022, 09:59:15 AM »
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« Reply #6588 on: January 12, 2022, 08:10:55 PM »

Watch Out for Wordle Scams

https://youtu.be/0zqgzqVVTnM
The popular word-guessing game has inspired ad-filled copycats and other scams
on iPhone and Android.
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6590 on: January 14, 2022, 10:12:31 AM »
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« Reply #6591 on: January 14, 2022, 03:52:22 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 1-14-2022

https://youtu.be/hpmwKLRx6yE
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« Reply #6592 on: January 14, 2022, 10:03:54 PM »

Malicious QR codes found in Austin

https://youtu.be/th--omyQgxo
QR codes started popping up everywhere. Be cautious how you use them.
Thanks to Emma McGowan for her excellent article on this topic.
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« Reply #6593 on: January 17, 2022, 08:06:09 PM »

Beware of a new and dangerous RDP exploit

https://youtu.be/l_9OAVepuGM
This has affected all versions of Windows for the past 10 years –
for both desktop and servers.
Be sure to read David Strom’s full article on this
very important topic. Just follow the link below.
https://blog.avast.com/beware-of-new-rdp-exploit-avast
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« Reply #6595 on: January 18, 2022, 09:22:12 PM »

1-18-2022 Security News Flash - Apple's  Safari leaking your browsing data

https://youtu.be/kjm-9aSaez0
A new Safari bug has been discovered in iOS, iPadOS, and Mac.
Read the full story at:
https://www.howtogeek.com/780428/apples-safari-is-leaking-your-browsing-data/
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6596 on: January 19, 2022, 03:46:22 PM »
Chrome Users Beware: Manifest V3 is Deceitful and Threatening
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/12/chrome-users-beware-manifest-v3-deceitful-and-threatening

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« Reply #6597 on: January 21, 2022, 09:40:23 AM »
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« Reply #6598 on: January 21, 2022, 02:19:26 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 1-21-2022

https://youtu.be/_tcOtrDTzoI
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« Reply #6599 on: January 22, 2022, 02:56:55 PM »

Two troubling Headlines.
The first one affects those using McAfee
McAfee Agent bug lets hackers run code with Windows SYSTEM privileges
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/mcafee-agent-bug-lets-hackers-run-code-with-windows-system-privileges/
The second one affects those using Windows Defender (Windows Security)
Microsoft Defender weakness lets hackers bypass malware detection
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-defender-weakness-lets-hackers-bypass-malware-detection/
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