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iNSYNQ Ransom Attack Began With Phishing Email

This post was originally published on this siteA ransomware outbreak that hit QuickBooks cloud hosting firm iNSYNQ in mid-July appears to have started with an email phishing attack that snared an employee working in sales for the company, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. It also looks like the intruders spent roughly ten days rooting around iNSYNQ’s internal network to […]

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DEF CON 2019: Researchers Demo Hacking Google Home for RCE

This post was originally published on this siteResearchers show how they hacked Google Home smart speakers using the Megellan vulnerability.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/def-con-2019-researchers-demo-hacking-google-home-for-rce/

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Election Security Threats: From Misinformation to Voting Machine Flaws

This post was originally published on this siteFrom insecure voting machines to social media misinformation, governments have alot to think about when it comes to securing elections.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/election-security-threats-from-misinformation-to-voting-machine-flaws/

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Apple Upgrades Bug Bounty Program: Adds Macs, $1M Reward

This post was originally published on this siteApple is opening its once-private bug bounty program to all researchers, as well as boosting vulnerability payouts and expanding the product scope to include MacOS.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/apple-upgrades-bug-bounty-program-adds-macs-1m-reward/

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State Farm Falls Victim to Credential-Stuffing Attack

This post was originally published on this siteThe insurance giant serves at least 83 million U.S. households.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/state-farm-falls-victim-to-credential-stuffing-attack/

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