Amid coronavirus crisis, experts detect ‘dramatic’ hacks on the WHO and ‘negligent’ security precautions

3 April 2020

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QR code scams hit Texas, officials warn they’re being used to steal personal information

A QR code scam is hitting Texas. The cities of Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and now the FBI have issued warnings against malicious QR codes that could steal your personal information.

AWS Among 12 Cloud Services Affected by Flaws in Eltima SDK

The flaws, which could enable attackers to disable security and gain kernel-level privileges, affect Amazon WorkSpaces and other cloud services that use USB over Ethernet.

‘Everyone is welcome’ – Microsoft security panel offers different perspectives on vulnerability disclosure process

Like so many events that fell victim to social distancing during the pandemic, Microsoft’s annual BlueHat conference was cancelled for both 2020 and 2021. This week the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) instead held a virtual panel event discussing vulnerability disclosure.

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