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News roundup: DHS has banned Kaspersky software from use in government systems. Plus, the commonwealth of Virginia decided to do away with touchscreen voting machines, and more.
Equifax has confirmed that an unpatched critical Apache Struts vulnerability was exploited in the breach which compromised the personal data of 143 million U.S. citizens.
A set of eight Bluetooth vulnerabilities, branded together as BlueBorne, affect billions of devices and could be one of the most dangerous issues according to experts.
As software is now baked into everything we buy -- and even drive -- DevSecOps has become an essential component to the way we develop, ship and maintain code.
Experts criticized the Equifax breach response as insufficient given the size and scope of the data loss, and said the company was likely not prepared for such an incident.
Apple announced the new iPhone Face ID system, which replaces Touch ID in favor of facial recognition, and may offer 20 times fewer false positives than fingerprint scanning.
A massive Equifax breach, which was discovered in July, exposed the personal information, including names, birth dates and Social Security numbers, of 143 million Americans.
A researcher discovered a remotely exploitable Apache Struts vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild and a patch was released, users urged to update software immediately.
Security researchers claim to be tracking a threat group called Dragonfly 2.0 hacker group that has been attacking critical infrastructure and setting up persistent infections on ICS networks.
Security researchers once again proved how easy it can be to recover SHA-1 hashes by cracking the hashes on nearly 320 million passwords related to data breaches.
Researchers discovered an Intel kill switch hiding in one of the chip maker's software products along with references to an NSA program focused on secure computing.
News roundup: More than half of enterprises are in compliance with PCI DSS, according to a Verizon report. Plus, Turla is on the attack again with a new campaign, and more.
An email leak containing 711 million records was found in a breach of a spambot list stored in the Netherlands and included both addresses and passwords used to access email accounts.
The specter of Kaspersky-Russian ties has reportedly led to an FBI campaign urging private organizations to drop Kaspersky Lab products; experts urge the FBI to share more evidence.
Learn how remote access services and products enable essential business capabilities, including file sharing, remote support and maintenance, and face-to-face communications.
The scenarios for installing cloud-based remote access are evolving as vendors bring to market new tools to aid both accessibility and security.
The FBI arrested Chinese national Yu Pingan for alleged involvement with cyberattacks using the Sakula malware, the same malware reportedly used in the OPM breach.
News roundup: John McCain, NIAC and others called out the administration for not doing enough on U.S. government cybersecurity. Plus, the Ropemaker exploit alters emails, and more.