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G Suite security misconfigurations leave sensitive data exposed

Security Wire Daily News - 3 hours 22 min ago
G Suite security faced similar issues to Amazon Web Services as misconfigured access permissions could have exposed sensitive information from hundreds of Google Groups.

Fancy Bear C&C servers taken down by Microsoft lawsuit

Security Wire Daily News - 8 hours 20 min ago
Experts applaud Microsoft for clever use of a lawsuit to claim command and control server domains used by malicious Russian APT group Fancy Bear.

Dark web markets shutdown may lead to more arrests

Security Wire Daily News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:34pm
Cooperation between law enforcement from around the world led to the shutdown of AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets and potential leads of illegal vendors.

Bipartisan group launches effort to improve election security

Security Wire Daily News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:00pm
News roundup: The Defending Digital Democracy project brings together security experts to tackle election security. Plus, government shake-ups could hit cybersecurity, and more.

Industry reacts to Symantec certificate authority trust remediation

Security Wire Daily News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:22pm
As Symantec certificate authority scrambles to transition its certificate issuance operations to a subordinate certificate authority, the CA industry sharpens its knives.

Users with public AWS S3 bucket policies receive warning

Security Wire Daily News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 2:44pm
Following a number of data leaks related to improper AWS S3 bucket policies, Amazon has begun sending warning emails to users with public permissions.

Symantec agrees to transfer certificate issuance to third party

Security Wire Daily News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 1:40pm
Symantec has agreed to a plan that would transfer its certificate issuance and validation operations to as-yet-unnamed third party partner starting Dec. 1.

Another AWS cloud data leakage due to misconfiguration

Security Wire Daily News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 5:02pm
Dow Jones becomes the latest organization to be affected by an AWS cloud data leakage due to misconfiguration and user error.

Google tackles Android app privacy with machine learning

Security Wire Daily News - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:25pm
Google will use machine learning and automated peer review scans to improve Android app privacy and limit app permissions overreach.

Misconfigured AWS S3 bucket exposes millions of Verizon customers' data

Security Wire Daily News - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 1:07pm
News roundup: An AWS S3 bucket containing personal data of millions of Verizon customers was exposed to the public. Plus, DNC hack victims are suing the Trump campaign, and more.

Petya malware behavior may change based on AV installed

Security Wire Daily News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:23pm
Researchers found changes in malware behavior when Petya detected certain security products, but experts are unsure why these features might exist.

The importance of securing endpoints with antimalware protection

Security Wire Daily News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:55pm
All organizations need to protect their endpoints from outside malware with antimalware products, which are essential to an enterprise-wide security strategy.

Comparing antimalware protection products in today's market

Security Wire Daily News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 2:23pm
Expert Ed Tittel examines the top endpoint antimalware protection products for small, midsize and large enterprises and how they stack up against one another.

Symantec certificate authority business reportedly for sale

Security Wire Daily News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 1:16pm
As Google and Mozilla prepare plans to reduce trust for Symantec's certificate authority, the antivirus vendor is reported to be seeking a buyer for its web certificate business.

Evaluating endpoint security products for antimalware protection

Security Wire Daily News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:22am
Expert contributor Ed Tittel explores key criteria for evaluating endpoint security products to determine the best option for antimalware protection for your organization.

Antimalware protection and the fundamentals of endpoint security

Security Wire Daily News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 9:29am
Learn about antimalware protection and how endpoint security technology can prevent malware from infecting end-user computers and corporate networks.

Windows NTLM fix addressed in July 2017 Patch Tuesday

Security Wire Daily News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 3:08pm
Client-side security takes the forefront in Microsoft's July 2017 Patch Tuesday, which includes a fix for legacy Windows NTLM authentication processes.

IT diversity and the cyberskills gap Q&A with Jules Okafor

Security Wire Daily News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 11:00am
Jules Okafor discusses the skills gap in the cybersecurity industry, how better IT diversity could help, and what is needed to bring in more women and minorities.

Android Samba app from Google only uses broken SMBv1

Security Wire Daily News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:26am
Experts said the new Android Samba app from Google supported only unsafe SMBv1 despite susceptibility to WannaCry exploits and unclear demand from users.

WoSign CA certificates get end-of-trust date in Chrome

Security Wire Daily News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 4:47pm
Google to distrust all WoSign CA certificates in Chrome starting in September, as the troubled certificate authority passed a key audit and is seeking a new CEO to help return trust.

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