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​A flaw in Google's bug database exposed private security vulnerability reports

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:00
The bug allowed the researcher to see the most sensitive vulnerabilities in Google's services.
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As Congress mulls surveillance reforms, here are the good, bad, and ugly options

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 13:00
For the first time since the Edward Snowden surveillance revelations, lawmakers get to choose a new law.
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Cisco rolls out new storage networking telemetry capabilities

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 07:00
As data from critical applications proliferates, customers are looking for deep visibility across the storage network, Cisco says.
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Hackers can gain full access to maritime ship data through a built-in backdoor

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 07:00
The AmosConnect communication shipboard platform is so weak, complete hijacking is easy -- and there's an open door, too.
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Kaspersky says NSA hacking tools obtained after malware was found

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 06:31
Apparently, a pirate download of Microsoft Office could be the root of all the trouble.
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How to turn your watch, shoes, or household junk into a password

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 05:05
Researchers are exploring ways to use your smartphone's camera as a secure way to identify yourself.
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Whistleblower system SecureDrop fixes information leak vulnerability

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 03:43
While serious, the bug would take advanced skills to exploit in a very small time window.
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Hackers hijack Coinhive cryptocurrency miner through an old password

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 02:54
Yet another lesson in how not to secure your network.
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After quietly infecting a million devices, Reaper botnet set to be worse than Mirai

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 07:46
Reaper is on track to become one of the largest botnets recorded in recent years — and yet nobody seems to know what it will do or when. But researchers say the damage could be bigger than last year's cyberattack.
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Arm announces PSA security architecture for IoT devices

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:00
Arm hopes the adoption of its new PSA system will help protect trillions of connected devices in the future.
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Kaspersky Lab tries to claw back trust with transparency initiative

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 05:33
The company has promised independent source code reviews and increased bug bounty rewards in the future.
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Pay with Google launched to speed up online payments

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 03:35
Google's online payments system is designed to speed up purchases and reduce failure rates.
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Leaked: Facebook security boss says its corporate network is run "like a college campus"

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:00
The source of the recording said Facebook's senior management and executives were apathetic to matters of cybersecurity. Alex Stamos said he used one of the remarks "as a figure of speech."
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Malicious Minecraft apps in Google Play enslave your device to a botnet

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 02:26
Malicious Minecraft skin downloads can harness your device for DDoS attacks.
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NSA won't say if it knew about KRACK, but don't look to this leaked doc for answers

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:54
Given how the NSA has tried to hack anything it can, many looked to one top secret leaked document for answers.
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Oracle swats 252 bugs in patch update

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 05:29
Hundreds of different products are affected by a range of vulnerabilities tackled in the update.
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ATM malware available online for only $5,000

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 04:00
Malware which forces ATMs to hemorrhage cash has been discovered for sale on the Dark Web at an unfortunately accessible price.
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Here's every patch for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability available right now

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:30
Vendors are reacting swiftly to a vulnerability that lets attackers eavesdrop on your network traffic.
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Chinese backdoor malware resurfaces after more than a decade

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:00
The malware affects Windows 7 and up to Windows 8.1, the researchers confirmed.
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As devastating as KRACK: New vulnerability undermines RSA encryption keys

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 03:57
A new security flaw has placed the security of RSA encryption in jeopardy.
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