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iPhone pwned? Researcher says he can unlock iOS without running out of tries

A security researcher says he's found a way to guess iPhone lock codes without getting blocked after 10 mistakes.
Source: iPhone pwned? Researcher says he can unlock iOS without running out of tries
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News / [AVAST]Take the Avast quiz!
« Dernier message par igor51 le Aujourd'hui à 03:00:16 »
Take the Avast quiz!


 

 

   

When was our birthday? (Hint: Start at 2018 and count backwards)


 

 

   

1/15


 

 

   

1991


 

 

   

1990


 

 

   

1988


 

 

 

 

   

We had a bit of an identity crisis early on. What did we call ourselves?


 

 

   

2/15


 

 

   

Alwil


 

 

   

Avast!


 

 

   

Always


 

 

 

 

   

Every hero needs an origin story. Which virus were we created to stop?


 

 

   

3/15


 

 

   

Paris


 

 

   

Vienna


 

 

   

Creeper


 

 

 

 

   

Avast was born from broken dreams. What did our founders, Eduard Kučera and Pavel Baudiš, want to do before going into computers?


 

 

   

4/15


 

 

   

Medicine


 

 

   

Physics


 

 

   

Math


 

 

 

 

   

Kids, skip this question: why is HideMyAss’ mascot a donkey?


 

 

   

5/15


 

 

   

Because it’s another word for “butt”


 

 

   

Because we stubbornly protect people’s privacy


 

 

   

Because we work “as hard as a mule”


 

 

 

 

   

In 1997, one of our competitors tried to buy us out: who?


 

 

   

6/15


 

 

   

McAfee


 

 

   

Norton


 

 

   

AVG


 

 

 

 

   

There’s no excuse not to be safe online. When did we release our first free antivirus?


 

 

   

7/15


 

 

   

2001


 

 

   

2004


 

 

   

1995


 

 

 

 

   

Whoa! We’re getting all Carl Sagan in here! What’s this a picture of?


 

 

   

8/15


 

 
 

   

The vast, beautiful universe


 

 

   

Some funky new video game


 

 

   

A visualization of our enormous database of files (viewable in VR!)


 

 

 

 

   

Who is our famous chess-playing spokesperson?


 

 

   

9/15


 

 

   

Pavel Baudis


 

 

   

Vince Steckler


 

 

   

Garry Kasparov


 

 

 

 

   

Everything needs protection, including your phone. When did we make the first android antivirus so you could do just that?


 

 

   

10/15


 

 

   

2014


 

 

   

2012


 

 

   

2009


 

 

 

 

   

Which of the following passwords do you think is the most secure:


 

 

   

11/15


 

 

   

W3’rEturNING30!


 

 

   

30ye@rsYOUng>>


 

 

   

Neither, don’t share your passwords online!


 

 

 

 

   

We might not be youtube famous, but what was the first video we posted there?


 

 

   

12/15


 

 

   

“Meet Avast”


 

 

   

“Avast Free Antivirus gets Gold”


 

 

   

“The Daily Buzz with Avast”


 

 

 

 

   

Say… what does “Avast” actually mean, anyway?


 

 

   

13/15


 

 

   

Hello


 

 

   

Spotted


 

 

   

Stop


 

 

 

 

   

We’re all over the world but we’ve got one home: where’s our HQ?


 

 

   

14/15


 

 

   

Germany


 

 

   

The Czech Republic


 

 

   

The United States


 

 

 

 

   

What makes Avast so great?


 

 

   

15/15


 

 

   

Our blob logo.


 

 

   

Vince, our CEO


 

 

   

You, our users!


 

 

 

 

   

BONUS ROUND


 

 

   

Ready for some fun? We hope you realize...these are our most advanced questions. Enjoy ;)


 

 

 

 

   

Who do you love more? Your Mom, or your antivirus?


 

 

   

16/20


 

 

   

Mom -- she bakes awesome brownies


 

 

   

AV -- it protects all my, um… “private data”


 

 

   

We really hope you didn't take this question seriously. Your mom is an angel


 

 

 

 

   

When a pop-up asks for your credit card number, you should


 

 

   

17/20


 

 

   

Hand it over — but only if it asked nicely!


 

 

   

Give them your mom’s, just in case it’s a hoax.


 

 

   

Panic and throw your computer out the nearest open window.


 

 

 

 

   

Do you understand the dangers of clickbait?


 

 

   

18/20


 

 

   

Wait, it’s dangerous?


 

 

   

If I win a GODDAMN large sum of money, there can’t be anything wrong with that!


 

 

   

It’s only dangerous if you’re on the receiving end — muahahaha — CLICKNOW2win


 

 

 

 

   

What does VPN stand for?


 

 

   

19/20


 

 

   

Very Punctual Norwegians


 

 

   

Vicki Picks Noses


 

 

   

Vicious Police Nuggets


 

 

 

 

   

When the internet keeps telling you about cookies


 

 

   

20/20


 

 

   

I’m on a diet, please, stop sabotaging my road to recovery


 

 

   

Wait, they track me, right? Is it the Po-Po?


 

 

   

I make cookies in my sleep


 

 

 

 

   

And ... that's all! Hope you learned a thing or two about your favorite antivirus. Thanks for playing!


 

 
 
 

 

Ops, you are wrong!


 

 

 

You are right!


 
 
 
 

Source: Take the Avast quiz!
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News / [kreb]Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data
« Dernier message par igor51 le Hier à 23:00:07 »
Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the government needs to obtain a court-ordered warrant to gather location data on mobile device users. The decision is a major development for privacy rights, but experts say it may have limited bearing on the selling of real-time customer location data by the wireless carriers to third-party companies.
Source: Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data
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Mark your summer calendar for these IT and channel events | Avast Business

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Source: Mark your summer calendar for these IT and channel events | Avast Business
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News / [Sophos]“WannaCrypt” ransomware scam demands payment in advance!
« Dernier message par igor51 le Hier à 17:00:12 »
“WannaCrypt” ransomware scam demands payment in advance!

To avoid the need for actual ransomware, just insist on payment up front...
Source: “WannaCrypt” ransomware scam demands payment in advance!
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Microsoft Edge bug could be exploited to spill your emails to malicious sites

Since a patch for the flaw has already been released, users are well advised to make sure that they’re running the browser’s most recent version
The post Microsoft Edge bug could be exploited to spill your emails to malicious sites appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Source: Microsoft Edge bug could be exploited to spill your emails to malicious sites
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News / [Trend]Necurs Poses a New Challenge Using Internet Query File
« Dernier message par igor51 le Hier à 15:00:06 »
Necurs Poses a New Challenge Using Internet Query File

By Jed Valderama, Ian Kenefick, and Miguel Ang Our last report on the Necurs botnet malware covered its use of an internet shortcut or .URL file to avoid detection, but its authors seem to be updating it again. Current findings prove that its developers are actively devising new means to stay ahead of the security measures...


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Source: Necurs Poses a New Challenge Using Internet Query File
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Holy Potatoes! Popular games remove “spyware” after gamers revolt

Whether what Red Shell does is an invasion of privacy or a harmless tool seems to depend on whether you’re a developer or a gamer.
Source: Holy Potatoes! Popular games remove “spyware” after gamers revolt
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Mark your summer calendar for these IT and channel events | Avast Business

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Source: Mark your summer calendar for these IT and channel events | Avast Business
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ICE staff doxxed on Twitter, GitHub, Medium amid child separation furore

Major websites took steps to protect ICE staff as tension over the US family separation policy ratcheted up.
Source: ICE staff doxxed on Twitter, GitHub, Medium amid child separation furore
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