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19 hours ago "Perverse" malware infecting hundreds of Macs remained undetected for years

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Surveillance malware dubbed Firefly was easy to spot but flew under the radar anyway.

9 hours ago Georgian News Site Serves New Version of Old Mac Trojan

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Researchers at security firm Volexity noticed that the website of a media organization based in the country of Georgia had been serving a new version of an old Mac Trojan to specific visitors.

18 hours ago G Suite admins have just one button to secure their sites, but don't

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Another day, another cloudy data leak, as admins fail to get one setting right

G Suite business users: go and check your configuration, and make sure you're not publishing enterprise information to the whole world.

15 hours ago Kid found a way to travel for free in Budapest. He filed a bug report. And was promptly arrested

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Protests over treatment of teen force officials to U-turn

The arrest of a Hungarian bloke after he discovered a massive flaw in the website of Budapest's transport authority - and reported it - has sparked a wave of protests.

1 day ago 32M employees offered biochip hand implants for work monitoring, payments

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The chips can be used to login to PCs, use company machines, and make purposes -- but how many will sign up?

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43 minutes ago How Imagine Communications leverages edge computing and HPC for live multiscreen IP video

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Learn how hybrid technology and new workflows for IP-delivered digital video are being re-architected

14 minutes ago Would Talking to Russians About Cyber Reward Bad Behavior?

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In an in-depth interview, two security experts go head-to-head over the appropriateness of the White House engaging the Kremlin on cybersecurity matters in light of Russia's hacking of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

18 hours ago Another Queensland police officer charged with computer hacking

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A 39-year-old senior constable is due to appear in court on August 14 on charges of computer hacking and unauthorised use of information.

14 minutes ago Petya Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free

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Earlier this month the author of the Petya family of ransomware programs decided to release his master private key. Security researchers have now used it to create a tool that allows victims to decrypt their files.

5 hours ago Video: How to jumpstart your cybersecurity career

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To fill the cyber-skills job gap companies are investing heavily in talent with the right experience. TechRepublic's Alison DeNisco shares the top three cybersecurity jobs in demand by enterprise companies right now.

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14 minutes ago Top tips to improve IoT smart home security

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Take steps to protect your smart home gadgets by implementing and adopting a hardware-led approach that sees security embedded from the ground up.

1 hour ago How Artificial Intelligence Will Change The Future Of Insurance

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For the longest time, companies were content to use IVR and other programming techniques to create an automated presence that could increase the efficiency of the average client phone call.  Then, about a decade ago, the next level of artificial intelligence technology began to be leveraged into companies in different

1 hour ago Video: This one fact about cybersecurity could save your company money

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Lastwall co-founder and CEO Karl Holmqvist explains how robust information design can prevent and deter most cyber-attacks.

2 hours ago Customer Care - Making the Contact Center More Strategic

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My last two posts have focused on changing the narrative - not just about how IT thinks, but also around the conversations IT needs to have with management. Most contact centers are making do with legacy technology, and are being outpaced by customers and their ever-cool consumer applications

3 hours ago Adobe will kill Flash by 2020: No more updates, support, tears, pain...

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Buggy multimedia nightmare won't see President Zuckerberg's inauguration

Adobe has officially set a kill date for its beleaguered Flash platform.

3 hours ago Adobe to say rest in peace to Flash in 2020

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Adobe's Flash, a pioneering yet often derided piece of the interactive web, will be phased out with end of life coming in 2020. Move to open formats developers.

3 hours ago How to use the OnePlus built-in app locker

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OnePlus devices have a built-in app locker to help secure your apps from prying eyes. Here's how to take advantage of this feature.

3 hours ago Adobe to Kill Flash Player, End Support by 2020

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[Breaking] Adobe on Tuesday said that it would kill its Adobe Flash Player and stop providing security updates by the end of 2020.

3 hours ago Five ERP Onboarding Mistakes to Avoid

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There are levels of ERP deployment hell. First there is lengthy planning with lots of stakeholders. Then there is design and build-out with much scope for project creep, budget overruns, technical gotchas and customization boondoggles.

 

Like a game of the Atari classic, Pitfall!, even if you jump and swing over all these obstacles, you still must face a final challenge below

3 hours ago ADOBE WILL KILL FLASH BY 2020

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Adobe says attack-prone multimedia plug won't see President Zuckerberg's inauguration

Adobe has officially set a kill date for its beleaguered Flash platform.

3 hours ago IBM Launches Security Testing Services For Cars, IoT

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IBM Security announced on Monday that the services provided by its X-Force Red penetration testing group have been expanded to include connected vehicles and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

4 hours ago Microsoft commits to eliminating Flash support in Windows by 2020

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Microsoft is going public with its step-by-step plan for removing Adobe Flash support in Windows by the end of 2020.

4 hours ago Preview: RSA Asia Pacific & Japan Conference 2017

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Here's What Not to Miss in SingaporeThe 2017 RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan, to be held July 26-28 in Singapore, will offer a security road map, imparting lessons to practitioners to help them navigate through cybersecurity complexities. Here's a preview of some of the top sessions.

4 hours ago Report: The IT response to WannaCry

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A new study polled IT professionals about their response to WannaCry. The numbers aren't surprising, and that's not necessarily a good thing.

4 hours ago Bot vs Bot in Never-Ending Cycle of Improving Artificial intelligence

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Artificial intelligence, usually in the form of machine learning (ML), is infosecurity's current buzz. Many consider it will be the savior of the internet, able to defeat hackers and malware by learning and responding to their behavior in all-but real time.

5 hours ago ALIS in Blunderland: Lockheed says F-35 Block 3F software to be done by year's end

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... which is absolutely not what US gov audit-type folk expect

F-35 software development will be finished by the end of this year, Lockheed Martin has said - which contradicts the view of various American government audit agencies.

6 hours ago Google Warns Ransomware Boom Scored Crooks $2 Million A Month

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Google finds ransomware boom started in 2016, with Locky and Cerber variants to thank.

6 hours ago 20 Hot Sessions: Black Hat 2017

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Cybersecurity Researchers Hit Las Vegas, as Annual Security Conference Turns 20Security comes to Las Vegas this week this week in the form of Black Hat USA 2017. Hot sessions range from an analysis of power grid malware and "cyber fear as a service" to details of two major hacker takedowns and how the world's two largest ransomware families cash out their attacks.

10 hours ago When Would US-Russian Cyber Talks Be Appropriate?

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The ISMG Security Report leads with an analysis on when it would be appropriate for the United States and Russia to engage in cybersecurity negotiations. Also, how NotPetya malware attack victims continue to struggle weeks later.