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Facebook Under Criminal Investigation Over Data Sharing With Tech Firms

Facebook is under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors examining its data-sharing deals with other major technology companies, according to the New York Times . A New York grand jury has subpoenaed...
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Threat Groups SandCat, FruityArmor Exploiting Microsoft Win32k Flaw

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Proof Of Concept Code Published For Windows 7 Zero Day

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More details have surfaced about the two Windows zero-days that Microsoft patched this Tuesday as part of its regular Patch Tuesday batch of security updates. Proof-of-concept (PoC) code has also been...
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Tesla Allegedly Spied On And Ran Smear Campaign On A Whistleblower

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A former security manager told Bloomberg Businessweek that Tesla hacked, spied on, and engaged in a smear campaign against whistleblower Martin Tripp. Sean Gouthro, a former security manager at Tesla’s Nevada...
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Facebook And Instagram Suffer Most Severe Outage Ever

The Facebook "family" of apps was suffering issues, the company confirmed
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Facebook "family" of apps was suffering issues, the company confirmed Facebook appears to be recovering from a more than 14-hour disruption to all of...
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Senators Want To Know When They've Been Hacked

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Senators want an annual report on cyberattacks affecting the governing body.  Angela Lang / CNET When a company is hacked, you'll likely get an email warning you that your information might...
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U.S. Navy Taken To Task For Cybersecurity Flaws

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The U.S. Navy is prepared to face and defeat the nation’senemies in all physical environments, but is losing an on-going cyberwar withChina, according to its own assessment of the situation. A...
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Ursnif Banking Trojan Variant Steals More Than Financial Data

Ursnif Banking Trojan Variant Steals More Than Financial Data
Cybercrime , Fraud , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Researchers Say Latest Version Evades Detection• March 13, 2019    Phishing email used in Ursnif banking Trojan attacks (Source: Cybereason) A newly discovered...
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Ransomware Attack on Vendor Affects 600,000

Ransomware Attack on Vendor Affects 600,000
Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance Healthcare Billing Services Vendor Notifying Individuals of Potential Data Exposure( HealthInfoSec ) • March 13, 2019    ...
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Art Coviello on the 2019 State of Security

Cybersecurity , Governance , Privacy Ex-RSA Chair Weighs In on Threats, Technologies and Opportunities( SecurityEditor ) • March 13, 2019     Art Coviello, former CEO, chairman of RSA Retired RSA Chairman...
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Microsoft Patches Fresh Flaws Hit by Hackers

Microsoft Patches Fresh Flaws Hit by Hackers
Application Security , Governance , IT Risk Management Slew of Critical Security Updates From Microsoft and Adobe( euroinfosec ) • March 13, 2019    A partial look at this month's Microsoft...
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Using Machine Learning for Fraud Prevention

) • March 13, 2019     15 Minutes    Machine learning can play an important role in fraud prevention at financial institutions, says Marc Trepanier of ACI Worldwide, who addresses...
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Hackers Love to Strike on Saturday

Hackers Love to Strike on Saturday
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Breach Preparedness , Breach Response , Data Breach Analysis of Pre-GDPR Breach Reports in UK Reveals Attack Trends( euroinfosec ) • March 13, 2019    British breach trends: Most hackers strike...
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Yelp For MAGAs App Maker Fails Miserably At Design, Calls FBI On Security Researcher

A developer specializing in mobile apps for US conservatives is under fire for threatening to call the Feds on someone who reported security shortcomings in its software. On Tuesday, a French...
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Study: Hacking 10% Of Self Driving Cars Would Cause Gridlock In NYC

A simulation shows clusters of connected roads. Half of Manhattan is essentially disrupted when you reach about 15 compromised vehicles per kilometer per lane.
In 2015, a pair of hackers demonstrated just how easy it was to break into the UConnect system of a Jeep Cherokee, remotely manipulating the speed, braking, steering, even shutting the...
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Police Bust Man For Selling 1 Million Netflix, Spotify Passwords

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Angela Lang/CNET An Australian man has been arrested after allegedly raking in an estimated AU$300,000 ($211,000) selling stolen login details online.  The man was allegedly behind the website WickedGen.com, which boasted...
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Almost 150 Million Users Impacted By New SimBad Android Malware

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Up to 150 million users might have downloaded and installed an Android app on their phones that contained a new strain of adware named SimBad. The adware was disguised as an...
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Unpatched Windows Bug Allows Attackers To Spoof Security Dialog Boxes

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Researcher Claims Iranian APT Behind 6TB Data Heist At Citrix

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Facebook Phishing Campaign Hitting iOS Users

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A new phishing campaign targeting mainly iOS users askingthem to login in with their Facebook account and give away their credentials. The report by Myki said the attackers create fake copies...
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