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Microsoft: Petya ransomware attacks were spread by hacked software updater

Microsoft says some of the first Petya infections yesterday were due to a legitimate software update from a Ukraine accounting software firm.

Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no

Either way, Microsoft assures us that Windows 10 S would have been immune.

Atlantic faces the rare prospect of two active tropical storms in...

Two active tropical storms at the same time in June? Happened just three times.

Login-stealing phishing sites conceal their evil with lots of hyphens in...

Compromised domains target Android users with fake login pages for cloud services.

Nigerian phishing: Industrial companies under attack

In late 2016, the Kaspersky Lab Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team reported on phishing attacks that were primarily targeting industrial companies from the metallurgy, electric power, construction, engineering and other sectors.

As further research demonstrated, this was just part of a bigger story that began much earlier and is unlikely to end any time soon.

Logitech finally finds a good use for wireless charging: A mouse...

With a Powerplay mouse pad, never again will your wireless mouse run out of power.

Two Tickets as Bait

Over the previous weekend, social networks were hit with a wave of posts that falsely claimed that major airlines were giving away tickets for free. Users from all over the world became involved in this: they published posts that mentioned Emirates, Air France, Aeroflot, S7 Airline, Eva Air, Turkish Airlines, Air Asia, Air India, and other companies.

Sneaky hackers use Intel management tools to bypass Windows firewall

Serial ports donrsquo;t have firewalls.

RIG Exploit Kit Takedown Sheds Light on Domain Shadowing

Threat actors hid tens of thousands of shadow domains behind legitimate domains to carry out malicious activity.

‘Cloak and dagger’ vuln rolls critical hit against latest Android versions

Malicious combination of legitimate permissions A distinct class of Android vulnerability has been unearthed by computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.…

Pokémon Go hackers getting put in Pidgey-filled purgatory

Niantic appears to be using machine learning to hide rare Pokeacute;mon from bot makers.

Examining the FCC claim that DDoS attacks hit net neutrality comment...

Attacks came from either an unusual type of DDoS or poorly written spam bots.