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US special counsel indicts 13 members of Russia's election meddling troll farm

ZDNet Security - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 1:35pm
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office said Friday that a grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of election meddling.
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Windows 10 security: Google exposes how malicious sites can exploit Microsoft Edge

ZDNet Security - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 9:20am
Microsoft misses Google's 90-day deadline, so Google has published details of an exploit mitigation bypass.
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Meltdown-Spectre flaws: We've found new attack variants, say researchers

ZDNet Security - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 5:28am
Intel and AMD may need to revisit their microcode fixes for Meltdown and Spectre.
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Cybersecurity startup Penten scores AU$1.3m from Defence for cryptography

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 7:38pm
The million-dollar contract is for the development of a cryptography solution for the Australian Defence Force.
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Australia also points finger at Russia for NotPetya

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 6:27pm
The Australian government has joined the United Kingdom and the United States in blaming the Kremlin for NotPetya attacks.
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Box intros new services to help customers prepare for GDPR requirements

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:00pm
GDPR requires companies to protect EU citizens' personal information and know where data flows at any time.
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Ransomware: Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin and where they are going next

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:52am
The popularity of bitcoin is creating problems for criminals dealing in ransomware -- and some are already casting their gaze towards a less volatile cryptocurrency.
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This lucrative ransomware campaign secretly surveys vulnerable networks to maximise infections

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:00am
SamSam ransomware moves laterally across networks after compromising internet-facing systems, and is making its hands-on operators hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Executive's guide to implementing blockchain technology

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:58am
The technology behind the cryptocurrency bitcoin is one of the internet's most promising new developments. Here's how businesses can use it to streamline operations and create new opportunities.
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Hack the Air Force 2.0 uncovers over 100 vulnerabilities

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:00am
Participants managed to secure themselves over $103,000 in rewards.
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Unsecured server exposed thousands of FedEx customer records

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:00am
Another day, another exposed Amazon S3 server.
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Rid yourself of password hassles with an Everykey for $99

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 8:59am
Normally $165, and with extra discounts on volume purchases, this tiny dongle promises to simplify password management once and for all.
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'Russian military behind NotPetya attacks': UK officially names and shames Kremlin

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 6:06am
After blaming North Korea for WannaCry, UK now officially pins crippling NotPetya attacks on Russia.
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Bitcoin thieves use Google AdWords to target victims

ZDNet Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 5:24am
Cisco Talos says the gang responsible has managed to steal millions of dollars through phishing campaigns.
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Telstra launching London cybersecurity centre

ZDNet Security - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 8:42pm
Telstra CEO Andy Penn has announced the launch this year of a security operations centre in London, with the chief exec also discussing the USO, 5G backhaul, media services, IoT, and smart cities.
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QuintessenceLabs harnesses diode 'flaw' for new quantum number generator

ZDNet Security - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 7:15pm
​Hijacking a flaw in diodes to harness quantum physics, Australia's QuintessenceLabs has built a full-entropy quantum random number generator with a 1Gbps output.
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Intel bug bounty program expands with more rewards

ZDNet Security - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 6:05pm
Security researchers can earn up to $250,000 for finding side channel vulnerabilities.
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What ZTX means for vendors and users

ZDNet Security - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:14pm
Forrester breaks down how Zero Trust eXtended can impact your organization.
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Online security 101: Tips for protecting your privacy from hackers and spies

ZDNet Security - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:00pm
This simple advice will help to protect you against hackers and government surveillance.
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Citing risks but no evidence, US intel chiefs warn against using Huawei, ZTE phones

ZDNet Security - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:57am
There was speculation that US government concerns killed Huawei deals with AT&T and Verizon for the Mate 10 Pro. Now, statements from US intelligence chiefs to Congress confirm those concerns.
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