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Houdini Worm targeting commercial banking customers

A new variant of Houdini Worm has been identified targeting commercial banking customers with campaigns containing malicious files. The variant takes five days to actively distribute phishing to victims with the aim of obtaining banking credentials which can be exploited by attackers to make fraudulent purchases. The email attachment contains an MHT file that can be utilised by threat operators in the same way as HTML files.
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The Next Big Privacy Hurdle? Teaching AI to Forget

WHEN THE EUROPEAN Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) a year ago, one of the most revolutionary aspects of the regulation was the “right to be forgotten”—an often-hyped and debated right, sometimes perceived as empowering individuals to request the erasure of their information on the internet, most commonly from search engines or social networks.
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What is RAT Malware, and Why Is It So Dangerous?

If you’ve ever had to call tech support for a PC, then you’re probably familiar with the magic of remote access. When remote access is enabled, authorized computers and servers can control everything that happens on your PC. They can open documents, download software, and even move the cursor around your screen in real time.
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Limit How Long Google Keeps Your Data With This Overdue Setting

GOOGLE PUT SECURITY and privacy features front and center as it kicked off this year's I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California, on Tuesday. The company went so far as to say that “security and privacy are the central theme” of its upcoming Android Q release. But let’s say you want to take some control over what data Google has about you right now. As of today, anyone with a Google account can start limiting how long their data gets stored using new settings the company announced last week.

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