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BEC scammers actively targeting Fortune 500 companies

Nigerian scammers are targeting Fortune 500 companies, and have already stolen millions of dollars from some of them, IBM Security researchers have found. Their strategy is well known: they take over or impersonate a trusted user’s email account to target companies that conduct international wire transfers, and trick accounts payable personnel into wiring money into […]

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  • img February 21, 2018

uTorrent Users Warned of Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Google Project Zero researchers are warning of two critical remote code vulnerabilities in popular versions of uTorrent’s web-based BitTorrent client and its uTorrent Classic desktop client.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/utorrent-users-warned-of-remote-code-execution-vulnerability/

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Intel Issues Updated Spectre Firmware Fixes For Newer Processors

Intel has issued a firmware fix to help its Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake and Skylake processors address the Spectre security flaw.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/intel-issues-updated-spectre-firmware-fixes-for-newer-processors/

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To prevent data breaches, AWS offers S3 bucket permissions check to all users

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that all customers can now freely check whether their S3 buckets are leaking stored data. “Previously available only to Business and Enterprise support customers, [the S3 bucket permissions check] identifies S3 buckets that are publicly accessible due to ACLs or policies that allow read/write access for any user,” the […]

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  • img February 21, 2018

New BEC Spam Campaign Targets Fortune 500 Businesses

A new business email compromise campaign targets financial transactions tied to Fortune 500 firms.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/new-bec-spam-campaign-targets-fortune-500-businesses/

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