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Lazarus Group Targets Bitcoin Company

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:56pm
The cybercrime group blamed for attacks on the SWIFT financial network launches a spearphishing campaign to steal employee credentials at a London cryptocurrency company.
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Mobile Device Makers Increasingly Embrace Bug Bounty Programs

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:02am
Samsung is the latest to join a small group of smartphone makers to cast their net wide on catching vulnerabilities in their devices.
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Is Your Security Workflow Backwards?

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:00am
The pace at which information security evolves means organizations must work smarter, not harder. Here's how to stay ahead of the threats.
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BlueBorne Attack Highlights Flaws in Linux, IoT Security

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 5:43pm
Bluetooth vulnerabilities let attackers control devices running Linux or any OS derived from it, putting much of the Internet of Things at risk, including popular consumer products.
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Why Hackers Are in Such High Demand, and How They're Affecting Business Culture

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:30am
White hat hackers bring value to organizations and help them defend against today's advanced threats.
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Malware Decompiler Tool Goes Open Source

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:20pm
Avast's RetDec machine-code decompiler now available for free on Github.
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80% of Americans Admit to Risky Cybersecurity Behaviors

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:45pm
Nearly half of survey respondents use unsecured WiFi networks and a third open unsolicited email attachment, a report finds.
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Healthcare Faces Poor Cybersecurity Prognosis

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 2:20pm
Experts say the healthcare industry is underestimating security threats as attackers continue to seek data and monetary gain.
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Google Play Offered Fewer Blacklisted Mobile Apps in Q3

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 1:30pm
Third-party AndroidAPKDescargar store carried the most blacklisted mobile apps.
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Automation Could Be Widening the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:30am
Sticking workers with tedious jobs that AI can't do leads to burnout, but there is a way to achieve balance.
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Security Compliance: The Less You Spend the More You Pay

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:52pm
The costs of complying with data protection requirements are steep, but the costs of non-compliance are even higher, a new study shows.
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Microsoft Azure AD Connect Flaw Elevates Employee Privilege

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:48pm
An improper default configuration gives employees unnecessary administrative privilege without their knowledge, making them ideal targets for hackers.
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8 Out of 10 Employees Use Unencrypted USB Devices

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:40am
Security policies for USB drivers are severely outdated or inadequate, a report finds.
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Only 5% of Business Leaders Rethought Security After Equifax

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:40am
Corporate leaders know little about common security threats like ransomware and phishing, driving their risk for attack.
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Employees on Public WiFi Rarely Face Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 9:45am
Employees' corporate mobile devices are connected to WiFi networks on average 74% of the time.
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What Slugs in a Garden Can Teach Us About Security

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:30am
Design principles observed in nature serve as a valuable model to improve organizations' security approaches.
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Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for 'Critical' Flaw in Windows Security

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 9:15am
Remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine was found by UK spy agency's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
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Android Ransomware Kits on the Rise in the Dark Web

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 3:15pm
More than 5,000 Android ransomware kit listings have been spotted so far this year, with the median price range hitting $200.
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Rutkowska: Trust Makes Us Vulnerable

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 2:35pm
Offensive security researcher Joanna Rutkowska explains why trust in technology can put users at risk.
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