Sophos Naked Security Blog

Computer Security News, Advice and Research
  1. Crooks could take over your network thanks to a critical bug in a popular Linux containerisation toolkit... here's what you need to know.
  2. Russia’s major ISPs plan to temporarily disconnect servers from the internet, effectively cutting the country off from the outside world.
  3. Time is money, baby: Jay Brodsky claims that Apple's 2FA "intermeddling" takes minutes out of his day, causing "economic loss."
  4. A UK children's charity has found that children as young as eight are being sexually exploited online via social media.
  5. Brave is playing down fears after the revelation of what looked like a whitelist in its code allowing it to communicate with Facebook.
  6. Concealed Online, the third biggest "political advertiser" on Facebook, touts the Virginia loophole, granting concealed weapons permits.
  7. Can scientists out-perform sports stars, musicians and politicians in recognition and influence? You bet they can!
  8. At least two users of the McDonalds mobile app aren’t lovin’ it after thieves hijacked their accounts and ordered hundreds of dollars of food for themselves.
  9. They posed as military needing to offload cars before deployment, allegedly posting bogus ads on Craigslist, eBay, and AutoTrader.
  10. According to DARPA, air gapping computers and data is a security idea that has run its course and urgently needs to be replaced.

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