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Lenovo, HP, Dell Peripherals Face Unpatched Firmware Bugs

This post was originally published on this siteA lack of proper code-signing verification and authentication for firmware updates opens the door to information disclosure, remote code execution, denial of service and more.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/lenovo-hp-dell-peripherals-face-unpatched-firmware-bugs/

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  • img February 17, 2020

Pay Up, Or We’ll Make Google Ban Your Ads

This post was originally published on this siteA new email-based extortion scheme apparently is making the rounds, targeting Web site owners serving banner ads through Google’s AdSense program. In this scam, the fraudsters demand bitcoin in exchange for a promise not to flood the publisher’s ads with so much bot and junk traffic that Google’s […]

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  • img February 14, 2020

Huawei Controversy Highlights 5G Security Implications

This post was originally published on this siteSecurity experts say that 5G supply chain concerns should be taken seriously – whether it’s in the context of Huawei or not.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/huawei-controversy-highlights-5g-security-implications/

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  • img February 14, 2020

500 Malicious Chrome Extensions Impact Millions of Users

This post was originally published on this siteThe malicious Chrome extensions were secretly collecting users’ browser data and redirecting them to malware-laced websites.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/500-malicious-chrome-extensions-impact-millions-of-users/

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  • img February 14, 2020

A Light at the End of Liberty Reserve’s Demise?

This post was originally published on this siteIn May 2013, the U.S. Justice Department seized Liberty Reserve, alleging the virtual currency service acted as a $6 billion financial hub for the cybercrime world. Prompted by assurances that the government would one day afford Liberty Reserve users a chance to reclaim any funds seized as part […]

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