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Bluetana App allows detecting Bluetooth card skimmers in just 3 seconds

Security Affairs

Bluetana App allows detecting Bluetooth card skimmers installed at the gas pumps to steal customers’ credit and debit card information in just 3 seconds on average.

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A Brief History of Vanity License Plates Gone Wrong

WIRED Threat Level

The stories might sound unbelievable, but they’re all real—and a cautionary tale for anyone who wants to get clever at the DMV. Security Security / Security News

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Intel addresses High-Severity flaws in NUC Firmware and other tools

Security Affairs

Intel released security updates to address high-severity vulnerabilities in NUC firmware, the Processor Identification Utility, and the Computing Improvement Program.

Manchester City face calls to reconsider facial recognition tech

The Guardian Data Protection

Campaigners say decision to grant fans access by facial scan ‘intrusive’ and ‘disturbing’ Manchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a mass surveillance tool”.

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Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

At least 23 Texas local governments targeted by coordinated ransomware attacks

Security Affairs

At least 23 local governments were impacted by a wave of ransomware attacks that according to the experts are the result of a coordinated effort. Texas is the victim of an ongoing wave of ransomware attacks that are targeting local governments.

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Galaxy S10 is the first 5G phone that can be used by US DoD

Security Affairs

Samsung announced that the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy S9, and Galaxy Note 9 have obtained the Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) approval.

Make a smooth transition to the cloud

Quest Software

See what DCIG had to say about Quest's helpful backup and recovery tools that ease the transition to the cloud.( read more

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 227

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. Hi folk, let me inform you that I suspended the newsletter service, anyway I’ll continue to provide you a list of published posts every week through the blog. Once again thank you!