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Black Hat: How cybersecurity incidents can become a legal minefield

ZDNet Security - 3 hours 21 min ago
Facing a cyberattack? Pick up the phone and talk to legal help as well as incident response.
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FireEye Q2 results disappoint investors

ZDNet Security - 4 hours 48 min ago
The company is adjusting after selling FireEye Products business for $1.2 billion in June.
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Black Hat: Enterprise players face 'one-two-punch' extortion in ransomware attacks

ZDNet Security - 4 hours 48 min ago
Intrusions have become even more costly to the enterprise due to double-extortion tactics.
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CISA to partner with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Verizon, AT&T and more for cyberdefense initiative

ZDNet Security - 6 hours 15 min ago
CISA director Jen Easterly said the initiative was being created now so they can "plan for how we're going to respond in wartime."
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More than 12,500 vulnerabilities disclosed in first half of 2021: Risk Based Security

ZDNet Security - 9 hours 18 sec ago
Of the vulnerabilities disclosed in 2021, 1,425 are remotely exploitable and have a public exploit as well as a mitigating solution while nearly 900 vulnerabilities that are remotely exploitable do not have a mitigating solution at all.
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Microsoft tests Super-Duper Secure Mode for Edge

ZDNet Security - 10 hours 14 min ago
Microsoft's Edge security researchers are testing how removing the JIT compilation from the V* processing pipeline would affect security and performance. Edge Insider testers can check out SDSM now.
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Google starts taking preorders for new Nest security lineup with new Doorbell and Cams

ZDNet Security - 12 hours 28 min ago
The new Google security products are smarter, offer smarter alerts without a monthly fee and are available for preorder today.
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There's been a rise in stalkerware. And the tech abuse problem goes beyond smartphones

ZDNet Security - 15 hours 54 sec ago
No matter how stalkerware is marketed, it is part of a wider problem: the use of technology in coercive control.
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Researchers turn the spotlight on the hidden workers of the cybercrime world

ZDNet Security - 16 hours 12 min ago
Phishing schemes, malware campaigns and other operations involve an array of workers beyond the criminal masterminds. Could giving them better opportunities for legitimate work help cut crime?
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PJCIS asks for Australia's 'hacking' Bill to gain judicial oversight and sunset clauses

ZDNet Security - 16 hours 54 min ago
The committee probing the Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill has asked for a few amendments, such as protections around privacy, the requirement for the authorising authority to be a superior court judge, and that other law enforcement options are considered before a warrant is requested, before the Bill is passed.
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Edge Super Duper Secure Mode turns off the JavaScript JIT compiler for extra security

ZDNet Security - 19 hours 26 min ago
Microsoft experiments with disabling the JIT JavaScript compiler in an effort to provide better security.
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Audit finds some former WA government staff still have systems access after termination

ZDNet Security - 20 hours 24 min ago
An audit of three state government entities found none were consistently meeting all the criteria of an effective and efficient staff exit management process, with access to premises and IT systems not cancelled within 24 hours of staff leaving or, in some cases, at all.
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Security company warns of Mitsubishi industrial control vulnerabilities

ZDNet Security - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 11:02pm
Nozomi Networks Labs has discovered five vulnerabilities affecting Mitsubishi safety PLCs.
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Facebook shuts down NYU misinformation study, sparking outrage

ZDNet Security - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 9:32pm
Professors and lawyers condemned Facebook's decision to end a university investigation into political ads and misinformation.
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Black Hat: This is how a naive NSA staffer helped build an offensive UAE security branch

ZDNet Security - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 5:02pm
If that job offer looks too good to be true, something else may be afoot.
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Volume of cyber intrusion activity globally jumped 125%: Accenture

ZDNet Security - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 3:18pm
The security company found that 54% of all ransomware or extortion victims were companies with annual revenues between $1 billion and $9.9 billion.
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Bob had a bad night: IoT mischief takes neighbourly revenge to the next level in a capsule hotel

ZDNet Security - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 2:52pm
When you hand over control of capsule bedrooms to guests, you also offer them the means to troll others.
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Best cybersecurity certification 2021: Pro courses

ZDNet Security - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 2:47pm
Cybersecurity certifications can help you get your foot in the door into what has fast become an industry with a high demand for skilled staff. Here is how to get started.
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The Graph Foundation launches bug bounty program

ZDNet Security - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 12:00pm
Bugs in scope include RCE and those leading to the loss of user funds.
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Security researchers warn of TCP/IP stack flaws in operational technology devices

ZDNet Security - Wed, 08/04/2021 - 9:54am
Researchers at Forescout disclose INFRA:HALT, a set of 14 security vulnerabilities in TCP/IP stacks commonly used in industrial infrastructure - and organisations are urged to apply the updates.
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