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The cybercriminal behind the ransom raids on almost 23,000 databases threatens to leak the data and alert GDPR regulators The post Thousands of MongoDB databases ransacked, held for ransom appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
The out-of-band update plugs two remote code execution bugs in the Windows Codecs library, including one rated as critical The post Microsoft releases emergency update to fix two serious Windows flaws appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Can a technological intervention stem the pandemic while avoiding the privacy pitfalls of location tracking? The post COVID‑19 contact tracing – technology panacea or privacy nightmare? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Poorly secured remote access attracts mostly ransomware gangs, but can provide access to coin miners and backdoors too The post Remote access at risk: Pandemic pulls more cyber‑crooks into the brute‑forcing game appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
In a move lauded by privacy advocates, Boston joins the ranks of cities that have voted down the municipal use of the technology The post Facial recognition technology banned in another US city appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
ESET researchers dissect an Android app that masquerades as an official COVID-19 contact-tracing app and encrypts files on the victim’s device The post New ransomware posing as COVID‑19 tracing app targets Canada; ESET offers decryptor appeared first on WeLiveSecurity