Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1501 Don’t plug it in! Scammers post infected USB sticks through letterboxes
Unexpectedly received a USB stick in the post? Whatever you do … DON’T PLUG IT IN!!

Police in the Australian state of Victoria are warning the public about cybercriminals’ latest tactic: randomly dropping unmarked USB sticks containing malware through letterboxes.

The criminals are of course hoping that the unsuspecting recipients will plug the freebie USB drives into their computers.
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#1502 Cisco warns of command injection flaw in Cloud platform
#1501 Don’t plug it in! Scammers post infected USB sticks through letterboxes
#1500 A bite of Python
#1499 More than 840,000 Cisco devices are vulnerable to NSA-related exploit
#1498 Bug that hit Firefox and Tor browsers was hard to spot—now we know why
#1497 SWIFT confirms banks still being targeted, announces mitigation tool
#1496 IoT devices being increasingly used for DDoS attacks
#1495 Future attack scenarios against ATM authentication systems
#1494 Massive web attack hits security blogger
#1493 Malware evades detection with novel technique
#1492 Yahoo is expected to confirm a massive data breach, impacting hundreds of millions of users
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