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Romance Scams Drive Necurs Botnet Activity in Run Up to Valentine’s Day

Emails try to get recipients to share revealing photos of themselves so scammers can later extort them later.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/romance-scams-drive-necurs-botnet-activity-in-run-up-to-valentines-day/

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Thousands of government, orgs’ websites found serving crypto mining script

On Sunday, over 4,200 websites around the world started hijacking visitors’ browsers to mine the Monero crypto currency. The attack The problem was first noticed and partly documented by security researcher Scott Helme: Ummm, so yeah, this is *bad*. I just had @phat_hobbit point out that @ICOnews has a cryptominer installed on their site… 😮 […]

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U.K. and U.S. Government Websites Among Thousands Infected by Cryptocurrency Miner

The attack could have been averted through a technique called subresource integrity, according to researcher Scott Helme.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/u-k-and-u-s-government-websites-among-thousands-infected-by-cryptocurrency-miner/

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How to ensure your IT and security teams stay aligned amid digital transformation

Even for sensitive industries, the movement to cloud-based technologies is generally accepted as a cost-effective and efficient infrastructure strategy and immediate priority. The migration to more agile products are occuring in nearly every department and physical security is no exception. New technologies make it possible for video surveillance data to shift from on-premise to the […]

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Domain Theft Strands Thousands of Web Sites

Newtek Business Services Corp. [NASDAQ:NEWT], a Web services conglomerate that operates more than 100,000 business Web sites and some 40,000 managed technology accounts, had several of its core domain names stolen over the weekend. The theft shut off email and stranded Web sites for many of Newtek’s customers. An email blast Newtek sent to customers […]

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