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Security Affairs newsletter Round 157 – News of the week

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The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

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·      Airbnb China will share hosts information with the government
·      Any social media accounts to declare? Visa applicants would have to declare them
·      Apple macOS issues reveal passwords for APFS encrypted volumes in plaintext
·      Philippine central bank has thrown an alert after SWIFT hackers hit Malaysia central bank
·      After Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook announces Election security Improvements
·      HiddenMiner Android Cryptocurrency miner can brick your device
·      MITRE is evaluating a service dubbed ATT&CK for APT detection
·      VPNs & Privacy Browsers leak users’ IPs via WebRTC
·      70% of VPN Chrome Extensions Leak Your DNS
·      Fin7 hackers stole 5 Million payment card data from Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor Stores
·      Google to banish cryptocurrency mining extensions from official Chrome Web Store
·      Grindr shared people HIV status with other companies
·      Project Kalamata – Apple will replace Intel processors in Macs with its custom designed chips
·      KevDroid Android RAT can steal private data and record phone calls
·      Many natural gas pipeline operators in the U.S. Gas affected by cyberattack
·      Microsoft issued out-of-band patch to fix CVE-2018-0986 Malware Protection Engine flaw
·      Panera Bread left millions of customer records exposed online for months
·      Thousands of compromised Magento websites delivering Malware
·      Facebook: Cambridge Analytica scandal affected 87 Million users
·      North Korea-Linked Lazarus APT suspected for online Casino assault
·      OSX_OCEANLOTUS.D, a new macOS backdoor linked to APT 32 group
·      Zuckerberg admitted public data of its 2.2 billion users has been scraped by Third-party entities
·      A Remote Code Execution Vulnerability found in the Spring Framework. Upgrade it now!
·      Cisco Smart Install Protocol misuse could expose critical infrastructure to attacks
·      VirusTotal presents its new Android Droidy sandbox
·      [24] Payment Card Breach affected major firms, including Best Buy, After Delta Air Lines and Sears Holdings
·      130,000 Finnish user data exposed in third largest data breach ever happened in the country
·      After Cambridge Analytica Facebook COO Sandberg admits other possible misuses
·      New variant of the Mirai Botnet targets the financial industry

Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)

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