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  • SEC Charges Shopin Founder with fraud over unregistered $42M ICO
    by Pierluigi Paganini on December 13, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    Shopin founder charged by SEC for running $42 million scam cryptocurrency ICO The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the founder of Shopin, Eran Eyal, for allegedly running $42 million scam ICO. The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a digital-asset entrepreneur and his company with defrauding investors in an initial coin offering (ICO) The post SEC Charges Shopin Founder with fraud over unregistered $42M ICO appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • A flaw in outdated versions of Beaver Builder and Elementor plugins allows hacking WordPress sites
    by Pierluigi Paganini on December 13, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    WordPress sites running outdated versions of “Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder,” or “Ultimate Addons for Elementor” plugins are exposed to hack. Security experts from MalCare discovered a critical easy-to-exploit authentication bypass vulnerability in “Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder,” or “Ultimate Addons for Elementor.” The vulnerability resides in the way the plugins let WordPress account holders, The post A flaw in outdated versions of Beaver Builder and Elementor plugins allows hacking WordPress sites appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2019
    by CSO staff on December 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

    There is nothing like attending a face-to-face event for career networking and knowledge gathering, and we don’t have to tell you how helpful it can be to get a hands-on demo of a new tool or to have your questions answered by experts.Fortunately, plenty of great conferences are coming up in the months ahead.If keeping abreast of security trends and evolving threats is critical to your job — and we know it is — then attending some top-notch security conferences is on your must-do list for 2019 and 2020.From major events to those that are more narrowly focused, this list from the editors of CSO, will help you find the security conferences that matter the most to you.To read this article in full, please click here

  • VISA warns of cyber attacks on PoS systems of fuel dispenser merchants
    by Pierluigi Paganini on December 13, 2019 at 10:48 am

    VISA is warning of ongoing targeted cyber attacks conducted by crooks on point-of-sale (POS) systems of North American fuel dispenser merchants. According to a security alert published by VISA, the PoS systems of North American fuel dispenser merchants are under attack. Visa Payment Fraud Disruption (PFD) reported that at least three attacks took place this summer, crooks The post VISA warns of cyber attacks on PoS systems of fuel dispenser merchants appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • SEC Charges Man With $42 Million Crypto Fraud Scheme
    on December 13, 2019 at 10:30 am

    Shopin raised millions in alleged fake ICO

  • Over 100 Phishing Sites Spotted in Global Government Campaign
    on December 13, 2019 at 10:20 am

    Anomali claims phishers are targeting contractors and suppliers

  • Bad Santa: Smart Home Hacker Taunts Terrified Child
    on December 13, 2019 at 9:40 am

    US family didn’t secure their Ring account properly

  • GALLIUM Threat Group targets global telcos, Microsoft warns
    by Pierluigi Paganini on December 12, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) warns of GALLIUM threat group targeting global telecommunication providers worldwide. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) warns of GALLIUM threat group targeting global telecommunication providers worldwide. Microsoft experts reported that the GALLIUM hacking group exploits unpatched vulnerabilities to compromise systems running /JBoss application servers. “Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) is raising The post GALLIUM Threat Group targets global telcos, Microsoft warns appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Emsisoft Declares Ransomware Crisis
    on December 12, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    Software company calls for urgent government action to tackle ransomware crisis

  • AirDoS attack could make iPhones, iPads unusable via AirDrop attack
    by Pierluigi Paganini on December 12, 2019 at 5:48 pm

    This week, Apple addressed a flaw that can be exploited to trigger a DoS condition (AirDoS) iPhones and iPads by forcing them to continuously display a popup message. The denial-of-service (DoS) attack was discovered by The security researcher Kishan Bagaria devised a DoS attack dubbed the AirDoS that works against iPhone, iPad, Mac and iPod. The The post AirDoS attack could make iPhones, iPads unusable via AirDrop attack appeared first on Security Affairs.