Security

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WannaCry was a Windows 7 phenomenon
The weakness of Windows 7’s Defender was partly to blame for the WannaCry ransomware outbreak
Andy Patrizio
Network World
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Cyberattack: Hackers can gain control of your PC using subtitles
Are you a movie fan? Streaming content voraciously through Netflix, Amazon Video or Vudu may be your thing but chances are, you are also familiar with a bunch of third-party media players.
Francis Navarro
Komando
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Judy Android Malware Infects Over 36.5 Million Google Play Store Users
Security researchers have claimed to have discovered possibly the largest malware campaign on Google Play Store that has already infected around 36.5 million Android devices with malicious ad-click software.
Mohit Kumar
The Hacker News
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Vendors approve of NIST password draft
Standards group recommends removing periodic password change requirements
NIST
CSO
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What You Can Learn About Getting Hacked From a Tiny Pie Shop in Missouri
Cyberattacks are a huge and growing threat to small businesses--but there are ways to fight back
Tory Fincle
INC.Com
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Good luck finding a safe VPN
Everyone’s telling you to use a VPN but not how to choose a good one.
Violet Blue
Engadget
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Why two factor authentication is so important
Find out how two-factor authentication protects your accounts on apps like Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook
Nicole Coby
Teen Vogue
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Today`s leading causes of DDoS attacks
Distributed denial of service attacks are growing ever bigger . He`s what`s causing them
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
ZD Net
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A $50 device and an app can easily steal your PC`s log-in
Pilfer usernames and passwords from locked computers using a USB device loaded with a hacking app called Responder.
Mariella Moon
Engadget
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How I Recovered a Hacked Facebook Page
You always hear about people’s Facebook accounts getting hacked, and often see the consequences of it (constant event invites to random sales with dodgy links).
Tom Willis
SitePro News
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As encryption spreads, U.S. grapples with clash between privacy, security
For months, federal law enforcement agencies and industry have been deadlocked on a highly contentious issue
Ellen Nakashima and Barton Gellman
The Washington Post
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When Your Website Gets Hacked, Whose Fault Is It?
These are all common questions that come up when an incident occurs. This article discusses the possible reasons which caused your website to be compromised and how to deal with them.
Alex HD
SiteProNews
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Massive Cisco Router Hack Hits At Least Four Countries
The number of routers affected doesn`t give a true picture of how serious this hack is..
Jon Hayward
Breitbart
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How Will Smart Cities Defend Against Hackers?
Security is an issue for any networked system. When that system is an entire city, the threat needs to be taken seriously.
Jason Deign
Site Pro News