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KrebsOnSecurity Threatened with Defamation Lawsuit Over Fake Radaris CEO (Krebs on Security)

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On March 8, 2024, KrebsOnSecurity published a deep dive on the consumer data broker Radaris, showing how the original owners are two men in Massachusetts who operated multiple Russian language dating services and affiliate programs, in addition to a dizzying array of people-search websites. The subjects of that piece are threatening to sue KrebsOnSecurity for defamation unless the story is retracted. Meanwhile, their attorney has admitted that the person Radaris named as the CEO from its inception is a fabricated identity. Radaris is just one cog in a sprawling network of people-search properties online that sell highly detailed background reports on U.S. consumers and businesses. Those reports typically include the subject’s current and previous addresses, partial Social Security numbers, any known licenses, email addresses and phone numbers, as well as…
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KrebsOnSecurity Threatened with Defamation Lawsuit Over Fake Radaris CEO (Krebs on Security)

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On March 8, 2024, KrebsOnSecurity published a deep dive on the consumer data broker Radaris, showing how the original owners are two men in Massachusetts who operated multiple Russian language dating services and affiliate programs, in addition to a dizzying array of people-search websites. The subjects of that piece are threatening to sue KrebsOnSecurity for defamation unless the story is retracted. Meanwhile, their attorney has admitted that the person Radaris named as the CEO from its inception is a fabricated identity. Radaris is just one cog in a sprawling network of people-search properties online that sell highly detailed background reports on U.S. consumers and businesses. Those reports typically include the subject’s current and previous addresses, partial Social Security numbers, any known licenses, email addresses and phone numbers, as well as…
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KrebsOnSecurity Threatened with Defamation Lawsuit Over Fake Radaris CEO (Krebs on Security)

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On March 8, 2024, KrebsOnSecurity published a deep dive on the consumer data broker Radaris, showing how the original owners are two men in Massachusetts who operated multiple Russian language dating services and affiliate programs, in addition to a dizzying array of people-search websites. The subjects of that piece are threatening to sue KrebsOnSecurity for defamation unless the story is retracted. Meanwhile, their attorney has admitted that the person Radaris named as the CEO from its inception is a fabricated identity. Radaris is just one cog in a sprawling network of people-search properties online that sell highly detailed background reports on U.S. consumers and businesses. Those reports typically include the subject’s current and previous addresses, partial Social Security numbers, any known licenses, email addresses and phone numbers, as well as…
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KrebsOnSecurity Threatened with Defamation Lawsuit Over Fake Radaris CEO

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On March 8, 2024, KrebsOnSecurity published a deep dive on the consumer data broker Radaris, showing how the original owners are two men in Massachusetts who operated multiple Russian language dating services and affiliate programs, in addition to a dizzying array of people-search websites. The subjects of that piece are threatening to sue KrebsOnSecurity for defamation unless the story is retracted. Meanwhile, their attorney has admitted that the person Radaris named as the CEO from its inception is a fabricated identity. Radaris is just one cog in a sprawling network of people-search properties online that sell highly detailed background reports on U.S. consumers and businesses. Those reports typically include the subject’s current and previous addresses, partial Social Security numbers, any known licenses, email addresses and phone numbers, as well as…
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Staying Safe with Chrome Extensions (Google Online Security Blog)

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Posted by Benjamin Ackerman, Anunoy Ghosh and David Warren, Chrome Security Team Chrome extensions can boost your browsing, empowering you to do anything from customizing the look of sites to providing personalized advice when you’re planning a vacation. But as with any software, extensions can also introduce risk. That’s why we have a team whose only job is to focus on keeping you safe as you install and take advantage of Chrome extensions. Our team: Provides you with a personalized summary of the extensions you’ve installed Reviews extensions before they’re published on the Chrome Web Store Continuously monitors extensions after they’re published A summary of your extensions The top of the extensions page (chrome://extensions) warns you of any extensions you have installed that might pose a security risk. (If you…
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Staying Safe with Chrome Extensions (Google Online Security Blog)

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Posted by Benjamin Ackerman, Anunoy Ghosh and David Warren, Chrome Security Team Chrome extensions can boost your browsing, empowering you to do anything from customizing the look of sites to providing personalized advice when you’re planning a vacation. But as with any software, extensions can also introduce risk. That’s why we have a team whose only job is to focus on keeping you safe as you install and take advantage of Chrome extensions. Our team: Provides you with a personalized summary of the extensions you’ve installed Reviews extensions before they’re published on the Chrome Web Store Continuously monitors extensions after they’re published A summary of your extensions The top of the extensions page (chrome://extensions) warns you of any extensions you have installed that might pose a security risk. (If you…
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Staying Safe with Chrome Extensions (Google Online Security Blog)

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Posted by Benjamin Ackerman, Anunoy Ghosh and David Warren, Chrome Security Team Chrome extensions can boost your browsing, empowering you to do anything from customizing the look of sites to providing personalized advice when you’re planning a vacation. But as with any software, extensions can also introduce risk. That’s why we have a team whose only job is to focus on keeping you safe as you install and take advantage of Chrome extensions. Our team: Provides you with a personalized summary of the extensions you’ve installed Reviews extensions before they’re published on the Chrome Web Store Continuously monitors extensions after they’re published A summary of your extensions The top of the extensions page (chrome://extensions) warns you of any extensions you have installed that might pose a security risk. (If you…
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Staying Safe with Chrome Extensions

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Posted by Benjamin Ackerman, Anunoy Ghosh and David Warren, Chrome Security Team Chrome extensions can boost your browsing, empowering you to do anything from customizing the look of sites to providing personalized advice when you’re planning a vacation. But as with any software, extensions can also introduce risk. That’s why we have a team whose only job is to focus on keeping you safe as you install and take advantage of Chrome extensions. Our team: Provides you with a personalized summary of the extensions you’ve installed Reviews extensions before they’re published on the Chrome Web Store Continuously monitors extensions after they’re published A summary of your extensions The top of the extensions page (chrome://extensions) warns you of any extensions you have installed that might pose a security risk. (If you…
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French Diplomatic Entities Targeted in Russian-Linked Cyber Attacks

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State-sponsored actors with ties to Russia have been linked to targeted cyber attacks aimed at French diplomatic entities, the country's information security agency ANSSI said in an advisory. The attacks have been attributed to a cluster tracked by Microsoft under the name Midnight Blizzard (formerly Nobelium), which overlaps with activity tracked as APT29, BlueBravo, Cloaked Ursa, Cozy Bear,
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Researchers Uncover UEFI Vulnerability Affecting Multiple Intel CPUs

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Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details of a now-patched security flaw in Phoenix SecureCore UEFI firmware that affects multiple families of Intel Core desktop and mobile processors. Tracked as CVE-2024-0762 (CVSS score: 7.5), the "UEFIcanhazbufferoverflow" vulnerability has been described as a case of a buffer overflow stemming from the use of an unsafe variable in the Trusted Platform
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