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Uber concealed hack of 57 million accounts for more than a year

ZDNet Security - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:19pm
The company's chief security officer is accused of keeping details of the hacks a secret.
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Microsoft warns: Bogus Apple, Windows tech support sites open your phone app

ZDNet Security - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 8:25am
Tech-support scam sites now contain click-to-call to "help" victims more easily contact their sham hotlines.
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Cisco, Interpol team up to share cybercriminal threat data

ZDNet Security - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:17am
The tech giant and law enforcement agency will share intelligence on the latest cyberthreats.
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Intel: We've found severe bugs in secretive Management Engine, affecting millions

ZDNet Security - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:06am
An attacker can use Intel's flaws to run malware that's invisible to the operating system.
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Palo Alto Networks reports strong Q1 results, appoints new CFO

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:27pm
The security company beat market expectations, crediting its "land and expand" strategy for the strong quarter.
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Is Germany right to tell parents to destroy kids' smartwatches over snooping fears?

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:04am
After banning smart dolls, Germany now says no to smartwatches that allow parents to listen in on classrooms.
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Four methods hackers use to steal data from air-gapped computers

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:45am
Air-gapped computers are seen as high-value targets, so considerable research has gone into taking data from them -- without a network connection. Here's what you need to know.
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Key Windows 10 defense is 'worthless' and bug dates back to Windows 8

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:04am
Microsoft's anti-exploitation technology has a flaw that makes it "worthless" in some cases.
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Linus Torvalds: 'I don't trust security people to do sane things'

ZDNet Security - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:46am
The prominent Linux engineer has suggested models used to approach kernel security are entirely wrong.
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How many must be killed in the Internet of Deadly Things train wrecks?

ZDNet Security - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:37pm
History tells us that technology doesn't get regulated properly until people start to die. Why will IoT be any different?
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StartCom to shut down, all certificates revoked in 2020

ZDNet Security - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 6:56pm
Embattled Chinese certificate authority could not recover from blacklistings by browser makers.
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Bankwest sends broker site to the public cloud with AWS Lambda

ZDNet Security - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 6:12pm
The latest initiative in Bankwest's 'cloud-first' approach to service delivery has seen the security gateway for its broker website delivered via Lambda.
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Your biggest threat is inside your organisation and probably didn't mean it

ZDNet Security - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 5:00pm
Threat of the malicious insider is very real, but accidental data leakage is a bigger problem.
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Singapore CIOs believe machine learning can improve speed, security ops

ZDNet Security - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 6:12am
Some 87 percent of IT decision makers in Singapore say machine learning will speed up decision-making process as well as facilitate automation in security operations.
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GitHub to devs: Now you'll get security alerts on flaws in popular software libraries

ZDNet Security - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:05am
GitHub's new service will help developers clean up vulnerable project dependencies.
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Amazon: We're fixing flaw that leaves Key security camera open to Wi-Fi jamming

ZDNet Security - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:50am
A malicious courier could easily freeze the Key's Cloud Cam and roam a customer's house unmonitored.
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ID card security: Spain is facing chaos over chip crypto flaws

ZDNet Security - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:54am
With the security of its 60 million national ID smartcards in question, Spain faces some tough choices.
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Bug bounty hunter reveals DJI SSL, firmware keys have been public for years

ZDNet Security - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:40am
Opinion: The researcher has discarded $30,000 to ensure there is full public disclosure of the drone maker's poor security and revealing how not every bug bounty hunt ends well.
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation confirms S3 data leak

ZDNet Security - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:55pm
The government-backed broadcaster has confirmed that data from an unsecured repository was exposed.
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Free Quad9 DNS service aims to make threat intel more accessible

ZDNet Security - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:27pm
IBM Security, the Global Cyber Alliance and Packet Clearing House are offering the automated security solution for free with individuals and SMBs in mind.
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