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ThreatList: Gift Card-Themed BEC Holiday Scams Spike
Watch out for emails about gift cards and corporate donations, researcher warn.
Australia Anti-Encryption Law Triggers Sweeping Backlash
A newly-passed Australian law could allow the government to force tech companies to create backdoors in their products.
TA505 Crooks are Now Targeting US Retailers with Personalized Campaigns
Threat group moves away from “smash-and-grab” attacks and adopts a boutique approach to targeting victims.
Using Fuzzing to Mine for Zero-Days
Infosec Insider Derek Manky discusses how new technologies and economic models are facilitating fuzzing in today's security landscape.
Microsoft Calls For Facial Recognition Tech Regulation
Microsoft and the AI Now Institute are both calling for regulation as facial recognition software picks up popularity.
Infected WordPress Sites Are Attacking Other WordPress Sites
Researchers identified a widespread campaign of brute force attacks against WordPress websites.
Facebook Defends Data Policies On Heels of Incriminating Internal Docs
The company allegedly tried to hide away new policy changes that would collect Android app users' call and message logs.
White House Facial Recognition Pilot Raises Privacy Alarms
The facial recognition pilot will identify “subjects of interest" around the White House.
Adobe Flash Zero-Day Leveraged Via Office Docs in Campaign
Adobe issued a patch for the zero-day on Wednesday.
Kubernetes Flaw is a “Huge Deal,” Lays Open Cloud Deployments
Hackers can steal data, sabotage cloud deployments and more.
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