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23 hours ago WordPress could treat Google FloC as a security issue

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An idea is being floated to backport FLoC blocking code to existing WordPress users.

15 hours ago PlexTrac Raises $10 Million for Its Purple Teaming Platform

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PlexTrac, a company that provides information security management solutions for security teams, last week announced closing a $10 million Series A funding round led by Noro-Moseley Partners and Madrona Venture Group, with participation from StageDotO Ventures.

11 hours ago How to Prevent Wire Transfer Fraud

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Experts Offer Risk Mitigation InsightsHow is wire transfer fraud evolving, and how can the risk be mitigated? Three experts provide insights in this panel discussion.

11 hours ago Concerns grow over digital threats faced from former employees

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Security experts said the recent upheaval in the job market makes it imperative to bolster separation protocols further.

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4 hours ago White House 'Stands Down' SolarWinds, Exchange Response Groups

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Unified Coordination Groups Were Created to Respond to Cybersecurity IncidentsThe White House announced Monday that it is "standing down" two Unified Coordination Groups that were created to coordinate the federal response to the SolarWinds supply chain attack and attacks on vulnerable on-premises Microsoft Exchange email servers.

4 hours ago Payment Card Theft Ring Tech Leader Gets 10-Year Sentence

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Fedir Hladyr of Ukraine Admitted to Working as System Admin for FIN7A Ukrainian national who admitted to working as a system administrator and IT manager for the notorious FIN7 cybercriminal gang, which has been involved in the theft of millions of payment cards, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

4 hours ago Russian Security Vendor Positive Technologies Dropped From MAPP Member List

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Following sanctions announced by the U.S. Department of the Treasury last week, Russian cyber-security firm Positive Technologies says the  accusations are groundless.

4 hours ago Russian Security Vendor Positive Technologies Responds to U.S. Sanctions

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Following sanctions announced by the U.S. Department of the Treasury last week, Russian cyber-security firm Positive Technologies says the  accusations are groundless.

4 hours ago WordPress 5.7.1 Patches XXE Flaw in PHP 8

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WordPress has released version 5.7.1 of its popular content management system (CMS), which brings more than 25 bug fixes, including patches for two security vulnerabilities.

5 hours ago After Virginia passes new privacy law, states race to catch up to CCPA and GDPR

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Using Washington State's proposed law as a guide, New York, Texas and many other states are inching their way toward a data privacy law.

6 hours ago IT teams need to be coaches, not security guards, and shift to "self-service" for Microsoft 365

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A new study finds that 84% of IT admins think allowing users to set up groups and set governance rules will save time and money.

9 hours ago Nonprofit provides help to hospitals battling ransomware

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The Center for Internet Security recently launched a free tool for private U.S. hospitals to block malicious activity.

10 hours ago Mastercard buys digital identity firm Ekata for $850 million

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The move will bolster Mastercard's digital identity and security platform and framework.

10 hours ago 'High-level' organiser of FIN7 hacking group sentenced to ten years in prison

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Ukranian man pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit computer hacking.