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Black Hat speaker denied entry to US in another needless hit to security research

ZDNet Security - 1 hour 29 min ago
One security researcher was set to give a Black Hat talk in Las Vegas.
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Top tips to improve IoT smart home security

ZDNet Security - 2 hours 43 min ago
Take steps to protect your smart home gadgets by implementing and adopting a hardware-led approach that sees security embedded from the ground up.
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Adobe to say rest in peace to Flash in 2020

ZDNet Security - 5 hours 26 min ago
Adobe's Flash, a pioneering yet often derided piece of the interactive web, will be phased out with end of life coming in 2020. Move to open formats developers.
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Microsoft commits to eliminating Flash support in Windows by 2020

ZDNet Security - 6 hours 17 min ago
Microsoft is going public with its step-by-step plan for removing Adobe Flash support in Windows by the end of 2020.
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Pwning the mainframe: How to hack the "most secure" platform on Earth

ZDNet Security - 7 hours 7 min ago
A researcher found a security flaw that granted him access to a mainframe's vital, sensitive data.
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This ransomware lets crooks spot their victim on a map

ZDNet Security - 8 hours 36 min ago
Ransomware has always been sinister - now it's creepy too.
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CrowdStrike launches Falcon MalQuery cybersecurity engine capabilities

ZDNet Security - 10 hours 36 min ago
The search engine has a new malware search and detection component for threat indexing.
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Nasdaq acquires UK security startup Sybenetix

ZDNet Security - 10 hours 58 min ago
The startup combines behavioral analytics and cognitive computing to keep financial markets safe from underhanded trading.
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IBM patent uses printed circuit boards to protect cryptographic codes

ZDNet Security - 12 hours 17 min ago
Big Blue's new patent aims to protect cryptographic keys and make them tamper-resistant.
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Another Queensland police officer charged with computer hacking

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:28pm
A 39-year-old senior constable is due to appear in court on August 14 on charges of computer hacking and unauthorised use of information.
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Bitdefender: Organisations must empower IT staff to mitigate cyber threats

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:12pm
Despite two large cyber attacks making headlines in the first six months of 2017, the security firm is still finding cybersecurity responsibility lies solely with the underfunded IT team.
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Snopes is in danger of closing its doors due to a business dispute

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 2:59pm
The well-known fact-checking site claims it's being held hostage by an outside vendor. But under the surface, there's a fight between contending ownership groups.
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Hundreds of companies expose PII, private emails through Google Groups error

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:00pm
Oversight, not flaws, has led to some serious data exposure for firms including IBM's Weather Company and SpotX.
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No more ransomware: How one website is stopping the crypto-locking crooks in their tracks

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:06am
No More Ransom launched a year ago: here's the story of how cybersecurity firms and law enforcement are working together to bring down ransomware.
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Checkmarx snaps up Codebashing to boost secure coding development

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:00am
The deal will give Checkmarx interactive teaching tools for the changing IT landscape.
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Qualys unveils CloudView app framework for public cloud security

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:00am
The solution aims to prevent misconfigurations, malware, and noncompliance threatening enterprise networks.
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Qualys launches CertView security certificate handler for the enterprise

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:00am
The new solution is aimed at enterprise players which need a way to manage SSL/TLS certificates.
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IBM launches new security testing services for IoT, automotive

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:00am
As the number of connected devices proliferates, security testing should occur completely through development to deployment, IBM says.
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New details emerge on Fruitfly, a near-undetectable Mac backdoor

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:00am
The malware went largely undetected for several years and is only detectable on a handful of security products, but the "fully featured" Mac backdoor can take control of an entire computer.
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Weak Docker security could lead to magnified vulnerabilities due to efficiency of containers

ZDNet Security - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 8:32am
Unsecured instances of Docker can lead to potentially large vulnerabilities inside the data center. Here's what you need to know right now.
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