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WannaCry Still Causing Tears 2 Years On

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Verizon DBIR: C-Level Executives in the Crosshairs

John Grim of Verizon Discusses Key Findings of the 2019 Data Breach Investigation Report) • May 22, 2019     15 Minutes    Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report has been published...
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Cybersecurity's Week From Hell

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Governance , IT Risk Management , Legacy Infrastructure Security Fix WhatsApp, Windows, Cisco and CPUs From Intel - Pending Patch Availability( euroinfosec ) • May 20, 2019     Two years...
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A Ransomware Victim Shares His Story

A Ransomware Victim Shares His Story
Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance President of Healthcare Organization Describes the Aftermath and the Lessons Learned( HealthInfoSec ) • May 15, 2019  ...
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Cybersecurity Drives Intelligence Agencies in From the Cold

Cybersecurity Drives Intelligence Agencies in From the Cold
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Breach Preparedness , Cybercrime , Cybersecurity Post-Snowden Transparency, Incident Response Push by Western Allies Continue( euroinfosec ) • May 6, 2019    GCHQ Director Jeremy Fleming addresses the CyberUK conference on...
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Party Like Every Day Is World Password Day

Party Like Every Day Is World Password Day
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Authentication , ID & Access Management , Multi-factor & Risk-based Authentication Cause for Celebration: Microsoft Stops Recommending Periodic Password Changes( euroinfosec ) • May 2, 2019     Hallmark alert: Hands...
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Spies With That? Police Can Snoop On McDonald's And Westfield WiFi Customers

People accessing the internet at McDonald’s and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under new encryption legislation, according to the home affairs department. A briefing by the...
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US Navy Wants 350 Billion Social Media Posts

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Image copyright Getty Images The US Navy is seeking to create an archive of at least 350 billion social media posts from around the world, in order to study how people...
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First American Financial Website Leaked 885 Million Documents

About 885 million documents, including bank account numbers, mortgagerecords, Social Security numbers, drivers’ license images and tax records, havebeen leaked by First American Financial Corp.’s website.’ Anyone with a web browser...
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Chinese Military To Replace Windows OS Amid Fears Of US Hacking

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Computer plate and flag of China Getty Images/iStockphoto Amidst an escalating trade war and political tensions with the US, Beijing officials have decided to develop a custom operating system that will...
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The Ethical Hackers Taking The Bugs To The Bank

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Argentinean teenager Santiago Lopez was one of the first to make $1m from bug bounties These days, when an unexpected email turns...
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Amazon Defeated Rekognition Revolt By A Large Margin

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Image copyright Amazon Image caption A proposal to ban government use of the Rekognition system failed to attract mass support at Amazon's annual general meeting An attempted shareholder revolt over Amazon's...
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Snapchat Spied On Users With Internal Tool

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One tool, called SnapLion, reportedly gives Snapchat employees the "keys to the kingdom." Getty Images Your snaps seem ephemeral , which makes it easy to forget that Snapchat employees can view...
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Intense Scanning Activity Detected For BlueKeep RDP Flaw

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Sources networks of recent BlueKeep scans Image: GreyNoise Threat actors have started scanning the internet for Windows systems that are vulnerable to the BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708) vulnerability. This vulnerability impacts the Remote...
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Maker Of US Border's License Plate Scanning Tech Ransacked By Hacker, Blueprints And Files Dumped Online

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Exclusive The maker of vehicle license plate readers used extensively by the US government and cities to identify and track citizens and immigrants has been hacked. Its internal files were pilfered,...
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Instagram Website Leaked Phone Numbers And Emails For Months

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The exposure appeared to include contact information for thousands of accounts.  Graphic by Pixabay/Illustration by CNET Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period...
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United States Rolls Out New 18 Count Indictment On Assange

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Julian Assange has been hit with an 18-count indictment that supersedes the charge announced in April when the WikiLeaks founder was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The United...
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HCL Employee, Customer Files Found Open To Public

The digital solutions firm HCL left accessible informationbelonging to some of its employees and customers. The breach was first noticed by UpGuard when it came across personalinformation and plaintext passwords for...
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Ethereum Smart Contracts Exploitation Using Right-To-Left Override Character

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We demonstrate how Right-To-Left-Override tricks can be applied to deceive users and auditors of smart contracts, and discuss mitigation techniques. During the 2019 RSA conference in San Francisco, we presented our...
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Mozilla Patches 24 Firefox Vulnerabilities

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The Mozilla Foundation yesterday issued version 67 of its Firefox browser and version 60.7  of Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR), in the process patching 24 vulnerabilities between them, two of them critical....
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