Security

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The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies
The attack by Chinese spies reached almost 30 U.S. companies, including Amazon and Apple...
Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley
Bloomberg
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Google+ to be shut down after data breach
Google+, Google`s attempt to create a social media network to rival Facebook, is shutting down.
Tim Sandle
Digital Journal
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How cybersecurity will evolve in a 5G connected world
A panel of cybersecurity and tech professionals gathered at the 2018 AT&T Business Summit to discuss the future of 5G security.
Macy Bayern
Tech Republic
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Facebook security breach: Up to 50m accounts attacked
Facebook says almost 50 million of its users were left exposed by a security flaw.
Dave Lee
BBC News
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FBI warns companies about hackers increasingly abusing RDP connections
Millions of RDP endpoints remain exposed online and vulnerable to exploit, dictionary, and brute-force attacks.
Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day
ZDNet
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Researcher Discloses New Zero-Day Affecting All Versions of Windows
A security researcher has publicly disclosed an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating system...
Mohit Kumar
The Hacker News
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Chrome 69 Is a Full-Fledged Assault on User Privacy
Eleven days ago, we excoriated Microsoft for its now-scuttled plan to add “warnings” to Windows 10 that would nudge users away from using Chrome and Firefox...
Joel Hruska
ExtremeTech
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Former NSA staffer will go to prison for taking top secret documents home
It`s alleged that Russian hackers stole classified info from the NSA worker`s home computer.
Saqib Shah
Engadget
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Microsoft Office is more dangerous than you think: Docs deliver 45% of all malware
Malicious Microsoft Office attachments are more common than malicious batch scripts and PowerShell scripts, according to Cofense. Here`s how to protect your business.
Alison DeNisco Rayome
Tech Republic
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Hackers can steal data from the enterprise using only a fax number
Fax machines are still widely used by businesses and a communications protocol vulnerability is leaving them exposed to cyberattacks.
Charlie Osborne
ZDNet
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An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes
An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website...
Michael D. Regan
PBS Newshour
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New Wi-Fi attack cracks WPA2 passwords with ease
The common Wi-Fi security standard is no longer as secure as you think.
Charlie Osborne
ZDNet
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IoT security warning: Your hacked devices are being used for cyber crime says FBI
Internet of Things devices including routers...
Danny Palmer
ZDNet
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Hackers can steal data from the enterprise using only a fax number
Fax machines are still widely used by businesses and a communications protocol vulnerability is leaving them exposed to cyberattacks
Charlie Osborne
ZDNet
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IoT hacker builds Huawei-based botnet, enslaves 18,000 devices in one day
A hacker has taken only 24 hours to build a botnet which is at least 18,000-devices strong.
Charlie Osborne
ZDNet
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Why hackers are increasingly targeting Oracle, SAP software
According to a security report, ERP software using in traditional industries has become a target for cybercriminals.
Conner Forrest
Tech Republic
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`All wifi networks` are vulnerable to hacking, security expert discovers
WPA2 protocol used by vast majority of wifi connections has been broken by Belgian researchers, highlighting potential for internet traffic to be exposed...
Alex Hern
The Guardian
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Twitter curbs access for 143,000 apps in new crackdown
Twitter said Tuesday it had removed more than 143,000 apps from the messaging service since April in a fresh crackdown on "malicious" activity from automated accounts.
AFP
Yahoo
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5 Amazon default settings you must change now to increase your privacy
Amazon built an online shopping empire around this mission statement - "to be Earth`s most customer-centric company."
Francis Navarro
Komando
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The Week in Ransomware - July 20th 2018 - Developer`s Vent, Ransomware Attacks, and More
While it has been pretty slow for new ransomware this week, there was a quite a bit of ransomware related news.
Lawrence Abrams
Tech Republic