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Kuwaiti Logistics Mainstay Looks to Resolve Issues with US Government

US – KUWAIT – Having been embroiled in a nearly decade long criminal case involving US government food-supply contracts, Agility has entered into a settlement agreement in the hopes of once again bidding for US government contracts. Once the largest supplier to the US army in the Middle East, the Kuwait-based logistics firm were alleged to have defrauded the military of millions of dollars between 2003 and 2010, during the…

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Adylkuzz: WannaCry’s Older and More Devious Cousin

Think you got off scot-free with this whole WannaCry business? Well, it turns out that you might be immune to infection by WannaCry because you've already been infected by Adylkuzz. #irony Last week, the WannaCry ransomware attack made headlines around the world as it spread at an unprecedented and almost mindboggling fast pace, infecting thousands of computers worldwide. Now, the next wave of attacks using the same tactics and techniques…

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Android Users Tricked Into Installing Malware Via “App-For-Money” Scheme

An eight-month-long investigation by Roman Unuchek, a security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, has uncovered one of the most complex malware distribution schemes seen to date on the Android malware scene. According to Unuchek, for the last year, the criminal group behind the Ztorg Android trojan has been using so-called “rewards apps,” to deliver malware on the devices of unsuspecting users. These “rewards apps” are Android apps that provide money to…

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Fat-thumbed dev slashes Samba security

Sysadmins tending Samba need to get patching. Samba’s announcement, here, explains that it’s suffering from a remote code execution bug that applies to all versions newer than Samba 3.5.0. The software, currently at version 4.6.4, provides *nix integration with Windows file and print services. In CVE-2017-7494, a malicious client can “upload a shared library to a writable share, and then cause the server to load and execute it.” View Full Story …

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Tech Support Scammers Are Exploiting Mass Hysteria Surrounding WannaCry

As everyone expected, scammers are attempting to cash in on the mass hysteria currently surrounding the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, a mass-infection took place over the weekend of May 12 and 14, and whose effects we still feel today. While the WannaCry attacks have been stopped thanks to a British researcher named MalwareTech, the ransomware’s virulent attacks have made everyone take notice. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: bleepingcomputer.com The post Tech Support Scammers Are…

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