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Warning: Free Hotel Wifi Is A Hacker's Dream

You’ve just arrived at the hotel after a delayed flight and a half-hour wrangle with the car-hire firm. And then you remember that you’ve forgotten to pay last month’s credit card...
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Canonical GitHub Account Hacked, Ubuntu Source Code Safe

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The GitHub account of Canonical Ltd., the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, was hacked on Saturday, July 6. "We can confirm that on 2019-07-06 there was a Canonical owned account...
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InfoSec Europe 2019 Compendium

InfoSec Europe 2019 Compendium
Events , Infosecurity Europe Conference • July 5, 2019     Welcome to ISMG's compendium devoted to the hottest topics and most compelling speakers from Europe's premier cybersecurity event. Spanning insider...
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Tackling Healthcare's IAM Challenge

Endpoint Security , Events , Governance Jigar Kadakia of Partners HealthCare on How to Resolve Access Issues for Medical Professionals( SecurityEditor ) • July 5, 2019     Jigar Kadakia, CISO &...
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Medical Device Security: The CISO's View

Endpoint Security , Events , Governance Jennings Aske of NY Presbyterian is Encouraged by Manufacturers' Steps( SecurityEditor ) • July 5, 2019     Jennings Aske, CISO, New York-Presbyterian Encouraged by the...
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Report: UK's Largest Forensics Firm Pays Ransom to Attacker

Report: UK's Largest Forensics Firm Pays Ransom to Attacker
Cybercrime , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware As More Victims Pay, Experts Warn of Criminals Becoming Further Emboldened( euroinfosec ) • July 5, 2019    Photo: WorldSkills UK via Flickr/CC...
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Analysis: Strong vs. Weak Encryption

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Life Beyond Passwords: The Rise of Advanced Biometrics

) • July 5, 2019     10 Minutes    Biometrics may be in fashion, but it's in part because consumers are ready, willing and able to use it to prove...
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DDoS Attacker Austin 'DerpTrolling' Thompson Gets Sentenced

DDoS Attacker Austin 'DerpTrolling' Thompson Gets Sentenced
Cybercrime , Cybercrime as-a-service , DDoS Protection Defendant Pleaded Guilty to Disrupting Sony Online Entertainment and Others( euroinfosec ) • July 4, 2019     A distributed denial-of-service attacker who crashed...
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Automated Peril: Researchers Hack 'Smart Home' Hubs

Automated Peril: Researchers Hack 'Smart Home' Hubs
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Endpoint Security , Hardware / Chip-level Security , Internet of Things Security Vulnerabilities Found in APIs Controlling Croatia-Based Zipato's IoT Devices( jeremy_kirk ) • July 4, 2019    Researchers with Black...
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Medical Device Security: The Manufacturer's View

Endpoint Security Michael McNeil of Philips on the Manufacturer's Role in Improving Device Cybersecurity( SecurityEditor ) • July 3, 2019     Michael McNeil, global security officer, Philips Awareness of medical device...
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'Silence' Gang Tied to Bank Heist in Bangladesh - Report

'Silence' Gang Tied to Bank Heist in Bangladesh - Report
ATM Fraud , Cybercrime , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Group-IB Says Analysis of Malware Leads to Russian-Speaking Gang( @Ferguson_Writes ) • July 3, 2019    Images of ATM heist money mule...
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Adoption of Security Best Practices: A Status Report

Adoption of Security Best Practices: A Status Report
Endpoint Security , Governance , Healthcare New Study Sizes Up Healthcare Organizations' Efforts to Battle Cyberthreats( HealthInfoSec ) • July 3, 2019     Are healthcare organizations becoming better prepared to...
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Google Chrome To Block Heavy Ads That Use Too Many Resources


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New bans and rules for shady Chrome extension practices Google cracks down on misleading marketing and extensions with shady descriptions. Read more: https://zd.net/2MIQ1k9 Chrome engineers are working on a feature that...
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CBP Reportedly Suspends Contractor Over Cyberattack

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A provider of license plate scanning tech has been suspended from government contracts, a report says. Daniel Terdiman/CNET The US Customs and Border Protection has reportedly suspended a subcontractor following a...
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YouTube Mystery Ban On Hacking Videos Has Content Creators Puzzled

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Updated YouTube, under fire since inception for building a business on other people's copyrights and in recent years for its vacillating policies on irredeemable content, recently decided it no longer wants...
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D-Link Agrees To Overhaul Security In FTC Settlement

D-Link agreed to make several security enhancements that overhaul the firm’s security platform to settle a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) litigation case concerning allegations that the company misrepresented the security of...
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First-Ever Malware Strain Spotted Abusing New DoH Protocol


Ten malware families linked to Necurs botnet found on US servers It is unusual for such malware to be found on infrastructure hosted in the US. Security researchers from Netlab, a...
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Russian 'Silence' Hacking Crew Turns Up The Volume

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A prominent Russian hacker crew is seemingly expanding its reach – having just pulled off a multi-million dollar cyber-heist in Bangladesh, we're told. Singapore-based security outfit Group-IB told The Reg it...
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Senate Passes King Bill To Secure Energy Grid

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The SecuringEnergy Infrastructure Act that passed the Senate late last week would shore upthe energy grid through collaboration with private industry to removevulnerabilities that hackers could exploit. “Our connectivity is a strength...
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