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Secretive Big Data Firm Palantir Makes Low-Key Stocks Debut

Security Week - 17 min 58 sec ago

Data analytics firm Palantir, which has drawn fire over its law enforcement and national security work, made a low-key debut Wednesday on Wall Street at a hefty valuation of more than $20 billion.

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GitHub Announces General Availability of Code Scanning Feature

Security Week - 3 hours 4 min ago

GitHub on Wednesday announced that its code scanning feature, which is designed to enable developers to easily identify vulnerabilities in their products before they reach production, is generally available.

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Takeaways From the Shopify Hack

Security Week - 5 hours 14 min ago

On September 22nd, Canadian-based e-commerce company, Shopify, disclosed a security incident involving the breach of data belonging to almost 200 merchants (and their customers). According to the company’s investigation, two rogue members of their support team were engaged in a scheme to obtain customer transactional records of selected merchants.

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How Security Programs Are Changing After COVID-19: Maximizing Resiliency

Security Week - 5 hours 55 min ago

When Security is Seen as a Business Enabler We All Win 

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Secure Access Provider Axis Security Raises $32 Million

Security Week - 7 hours 44 min ago

Enterprise application access provider Axis Security this week announced that it has raised $32 million in Series B funding, which brings the total raised by the company to $49 million.

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US Judge Dismisses New Mexico Privacy Claims Against Google

Security Week - 8 hours 16 min ago

A U.S. district judge has dismissed New Mexico’s privacy claims against Google over privacy concerns, but New Mexico’s top prosecutor vowed Monday to continue the legal fight to protect child privacy rights.

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Cisco Patches Actively Exploited Flaws in Carrier-Grade Routers

Security Week - 8 hours 23 min ago

Cisco this week released patches for two high-severity vulnerabilities in IOS XR software that have been actively exploited in attacks for over a month.

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Rinki Sethi Named CISO of Twitter

Security Week - 8 hours 45 min ago

Twitter’s search for a new chief information security officer (CISO) has come to an end. The social media giant announced this week that Rinki Sethi has been appointed to the role.

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Russian Sentenced to Prison for Hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox

Security Week - 8 hours 58 min ago

A Russian national was sentenced to 88 months in prison in the United States for hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring in 2012.

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Attacks on Flight Tracking Services Possibly Linked to Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict

Security Week - 9 hours 5 min ago

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks launched in recent days against popular flight tracking services may be linked to the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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FireEye Proposes Converged Enterprise and ICS ATT&CK Matrix

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 2:33pm

FireEye's Mandiant Threat Intelligence and MITRE have collaborated on developing a new visualization able to combine the two separate Enterprise ATT&CK and ICS ATT&CK threat knowledgebases into a single holistic view combining both IT and OT attack behaviors.

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VMware Unveils New Cloud Workload Security Solution

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 10:56am

VMware on Tuesday announced Carbon Black Cloud Workload, a new security solution designed to help organizations protect workloads running in private, virtualized and hybrid cloud environments.

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China-Linked 'BlackTech' Hackers Start Targeting U.S.

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 10:38am

The China-linked BlackTech cyber-spies have adopted new malicious tools in recent attacks, and they have started targeting the United States, Symantec security researchers revealed on Tuesday.

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Ivanti Acquires MobileIron, Pulse Secure

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 9:09am

IT asset and service management solutions provider Ivanti on Monday announced the acquisition of MobileIron and Pulse Secure.

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FBI, CISA Warn of Disinformation Campaigns Regarding Hacked Voting Systems

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 8:28am

Threat actors are expected to spread false information regarding hacked voter information and voting systems, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) say in an alert.

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McAfee Files for IPO

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 8:11am

A registration statement filed by McAfee on Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) shows that the company is planning on returning to public markets.

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New FinSpy Spyware Variants Identified, Dissected

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 6:48am

Human rights organization Amnesty International has identified new macOS and Linux-targeting variants of the infamous FinFisher-made spyware family FinSpy.

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UHS Shuts Down Systems in U.S. Hospitals Following Cyberattack

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 6:31am

Universal Health Services (UHS) over the weekend shut down the IT networks at multiple hospitals in the United States, after being hit with a cyberattack.

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French Shipping Giant CMA CGM Discloses Security Breach

Security Week - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 4:31am

French shipping giant CMA CGM on Monday revealed that it has been dealing with a cyberattack that forced it to shut down some systems.

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New Pastebin Security Features Draw Criticism

Security Week - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 2:15pm

Text storage service Pastebin last week announced the introduction of two new security features, but some industry professionals believe they will likely be abused by malicious actors.

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