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Adobe to Kill Flash Player, End Support by 2020

Security Week - 5 hours 54 min ago

[Breaking] Adobe on Tuesday said that it would kill its Adobe Flash Player and stop providing security updates by the end of 2020.

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IBM Launches Security Testing Services For Cars, IoT

Security Week - 6 hours 7 min ago

IBM Security announced on Monday that the services provided by its X-Force Red penetration testing group have been expanded to include connected vehicles and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Bot vs Bot in the Never-Ending Cycle of Improving Artificial intelligence

Security Week - 7 hours 4 min ago

Artificial intelligence, usually in the form of machine learning (ML), is infosecurity's current buzz. Many consider it will be the savior of the internet, able to defeat hackers and malware by learning and responding to their behavior in all-but real time.

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CrowdStrike Launches Cybersecurity Search Engine

Security Week - 7 hours 37 min ago

Cloud-based endpoint security firm CrowdStrike announced on Tuesday that it has expanded the capabilities of its Falcon platform by adding a powerful search engine.

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Ursnif Banking Trojan Gets Mouse-Based Anti-Sandboxing

Security Week - 9 hours 15 min ago

Recently discovered variants of the Ursnif banking Trojan include anti-sandboxing features based on a combination of mouse position and file timestamps, while also attempting to steal data from the Thunderbird mail client, Forcepoint security researchers reveal.

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Tech Firms Target Domains Used by Russia-linked Threat Group

Security Week - 10 hours 53 min ago

Tech companies ThreatConnect and Microsoft are moving toward exposing and taking down domains associated with Russia-linked threat group known as Fancy Bear.

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Georgian News Site Serves New Version of Old Mac Trojan

Security Week - 11 hours 15 min ago

Researchers at security firm Volexity noticed that the website of a media organization based in the country of Georgia had been serving a new version of an old Mac Trojan to specific visitors.

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ICS Networks Not Immune To Insider Threats

Security Week - 11 hours 31 min ago

Organizations Need Specialized Monitoring and Control Technologies for ICS Networks 

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One in Ten U.S. Organizations Hit by WannaCry: Study

Security Week - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 1:21pm

A recent survey discovered that the vast majority of organizations in the United States weren’t prepared for the WannaCry ransomware attack, but just one in ten ended up being infected by the malware.

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Misconfigured Google Groups Expose Sensitive Data

Security Week - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:08pm

Researchers at cloud security firm RedLock believe hundreds of organizations may be exposing highly sensitive information by failing to properly configure Google Groups.

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Researcher Analyzes Psychology of Ransomware Splash Screens

Security Week - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:26am

The 'splash screens' of seventy-six different types of ransomware have been analyzed by a cyber-psychologist from De Montfort University.

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Google Rolls-Out Play Protect Services for Android

Security Week - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:31am

After introducing the product at the Google I/O conference in May, Google has now made its Play Protect security services available to all Android users.

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Over 600 Malware Samples Linked to Chinese Cyberspy Group

Security Week - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 8:56am

A China-linked cyber espionage group tracked by security firms as Lotus Blossom, Elise, Esile and Spring Dragon has used more than 600 malware samples in its attacks over the past years, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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Threat Hunters Analyze Trends in Destructive Cyber-Attacks

Security Week - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 8:34am

The three primary trends in the incidence of destructive cyber-attacks are that they are increasing; they are usually state-sponsored; and they do not, apart from a few rare occurrences, involve anything more than basic tools. Potentially more concerning for private industry, however, is a lack of concern over what, in kinetic warfare, would be termed 'collateral damage'.

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Internet Bug Bounty Project Receives $300,000 Donation

Security Week - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 5:48am

The Internet Bug Bounty (IBB), a project whose goal is to make the Web safer by rewarding white hat hackers who find vulnerabilities in core Internet infrastructure and open source software, announced on Friday that it has secured a $300,000 donation.

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Briton Pleads Guilty to Mirai Attacks in German Court

Security Week - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:37am

A British man pleaded guilty last week in a German court to launching a cyberattack that resulted in more than one million customers of telecommunications provider Deutsche Telekom experiencing Internet disruptions.

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Russia Moves to Ban Tools Used to Surf Outlawed Websites

Security Week - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 9:48pm

Russia's parliament on Friday voted to outlaw web tools that allow internet users to sidestep official bans of certain websites, the nation's latest effort to tighten controls of online services.

Members of the lower house, the Duma, passed the bill to prohibit the services from Russian territory if they were used to access blacklisted sites.

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