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Senate Gives Nod To Controversial Cross-Border Data Access Bill

23 Březen, 2018 - 21:54
The senate on Thursday gave the thumbs up to a bill that is the subject of both support by tech companies and critique by privacy groups.
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A Closer Look at APT Group Sofacy’s Latest Targets

23 Březen, 2018 - 16:52
Threatpost talks to Kaspersky Lab researcher Kurt Baumgartner who was instrumental in tracking the latest activities of the Russian-speaking Sofacy APT gang.
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Ransomware Attack Cripples Several Atlanta City Systems

23 Březen, 2018 - 16:14
The city of Atlanta is being extorted for $51,000 in a ransomware attack that occurred early Thursday that impacted several local government departments.
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Drupal Forewarns ‘Highly Critical’ Bug to be Patched Next Week

22 Březen, 2018 - 18:38
Drupal is giving developers ample time to prepare for an update that patches a “highly critical” flaw because exploits might be developed within hours or days of disclosure.
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Apple To Fix Glitch Allowing Siri To Read Hidden Messages Out Loud

22 Březen, 2018 - 16:42
Apple has confirmed a privacy bug in it iPhone that allows the Siri voice assistant to read out messages from locked screens – even if the messages are hidden.
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Netflix Opens Public Bug Bounty Program with $15K Payout Cap

21 Březen, 2018 - 23:27
Netflix opens up bug bounty program to all white hat hackers and ups the ante for bugs to as much as $15,000.
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Zuckerberg Breaks Silence: ‘We Made Mistakes’ Regarding Cambridge Analytica Debacle

21 Březen, 2018 - 21:36
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on the Cambridge Analytica scandal that has unfolded this past week, acknowledging that “we made mistakes” and vowing to step up to the plate when it comes to data security.
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Facebook Fallout Continues as Politicians Call For Legal Action

21 Březen, 2018 - 20:56
Politians are calling for legal ramifications for Facebook on the heels of the data privacy scandal that rocked the social media giant this week.
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Orbitz Warns 880,000 Payment Cards Suspected Stolen

21 Březen, 2018 - 17:47
Orbitz said Tuesday a breach of both its consumer and partner platform may have led to the disclosure of 880,000 payment cards.
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Experts Call Facebook’s Latest Controversy a Social Media ‘Breach Of Trust’

20 Březen, 2018 - 23:42
Security experts are calling for a higher prioritization of data security in the wake of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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AMD Acknowledges Vulnerabilities, Will Roll Out Patches In Coming Weeks

20 Březen, 2018 - 22:46
AMD on Tuesday acknowledged several vulnerabilities that had been reported in its Ryzen and EPYC chips, and said that it would roll out PSP firmware patches in the coming week.
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Telegram Ordered to Hand Over Encryption Keys to Russian Authorities

20 Březen, 2018 - 20:10
Popular secure messaging service Telegram loses battle with Russian courts and now must hand over encryption keys or face being blocked from the country.
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Programs Controlling ICS Robotics Are ‘Wide Open’ to Vulnerabilities

20 Březen, 2018 - 15:45
Dewan Chowdhury, founder of MalCrawler, talks at SAS about the risks that companies face when securing their industrial control systems and robotics.
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Researchers Show How Popular Text Editors Can Be Attacked Via Third-Party Plugins

19 Březen, 2018 - 23:16
Security risk in extensible text editors enable hackers to abuse plugins and escalate privileges.
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Facebook Data Privacy Policies Bashed By Critics After Cambridge Analytica Incident

19 Březen, 2018 - 18:53
Facebook is in hot water after acknowledging that a consulting group – that has worked on several high profile political campaigns, including that of President Donald Trump's – used the social media platform to harvest the data of 50 million users.
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A Mirai Botnet Postscript: Lessons Learned

19 Březen, 2018 - 17:16
Threatpost's Tom Spring sits down with Flashpoint and Akamai to discuss how the two companies worked together to address the 2016 Mirai DDoS attacks.
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New Microsoft Bug Bounty Program Looks To Squash The Next Spectre, Meltdown

16 Březen, 2018 - 21:15
Microsoft is looking to target new speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities - similar to Spectre and Meltdown - with a new bug bounty program.
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The ‘Perfect Storm’ of Disinformation and Hacking

16 Březen, 2018 - 16:26
Matt Tait gives a list of examples throughout history where politically motivated groups have used disinformation and hacking as part of a campaign to shape public opinion.
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Intel Details CPU ‘Virtual Fences’ Fix As Safeguard Against Spectre, Meltdown Flaws

16 Březen, 2018 - 15:38
Intel is introducing hardware-based protections to its new chips to protect against the Spectre and Meltdown flaws that rocked the silicon industry when they were announced in early 2018.
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GandCrab Ransomware Crooks Take Agile Development Approach

15 Březen, 2018 - 23:01
Despite setbacks hackers behind GandCrab malware are pushing ahead with lucrative new ransomware strain thanks to quick-and-dirty agile development approach.
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