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DNC Issues Cybersecurity Guidance For 2020 Election

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IoT risks become intimate after researcher hacks sex toy
Stung by Russian hackers intent on swaying the 2016 presidential election, the Democratic National Committee ( DNC ) has put considerable resources into shoring up cybersecurity and on Friday releases a...
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Utility Customers' Passwords Stored In Plain Text

Cyber security is a process—but that process does not include unencrypted password storage.
In September of 2018, an anonymous independent security researcher (who we'll call X) noticed that their power company's website was offering to email—not reset!—lost account passwords to forgetful users. Startled, X...
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The Huawei Controversy: Everything You Need To Know

Huawei Founder Breaks Silence To Deny Spying

Huawei's been a fixture in the news cycle for a while now. Here's why. Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Huawei is one of the biggest mysteries in the wireless industry right...
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NY Governor Orders Probe Into Facebook Access To Data From Other Apps

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered two state agencies to investigate a media report that Facebook Inc may be accessing far more personal information than...
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Hackers Target Fresh Drupal CMS Flaw to Infiltrate Sites

Hackers Target Fresh Drupal CMS Flaw to Infiltrate Sites
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Application Security , Cloud Security , Governance CMS Project Team Patches 'Highly Critical' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability( euroinfosec ) • February 22, 2019     Patch alert: Some versions of the...
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Big Dump of Pakistani Bank Card Data Appears on Carder Site

Big Dump of Pakistani Bank Card Data Appears on Carder Site
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Cybercrime , Cybercrime as-a-service , Finance & Banking Street Value of 70,000 Cards on Joker's Stash Is $3.5 Million, Group-IB Says( euroinfosec ) • February 22, 2019    Stolen Pakistani bank...
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Toyota Australia, Healthcare Group Hit By Cyberattacks

Toyota Australia, Healthcare Group Hit By Cyberattacks
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Data Breach , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Incident & Breach Response Country Has Faced a Series of Security Incidents in Recent Weeks( jeremy_kirk ) • February 22, 2019    A...
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Misconfiguration Leads to Major Health Data Breach

Misconfiguration Leads to Major Health Data Breach
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Breach Notification , Data Breach , Data Loss UW Medicine Notifying Nearly 1 Million Patients of Data Exposure( HealthInfoSec ) • February 21, 2019     A misconfigured database at UW...
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Webinar | Managing Security Stack Sprawl

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Information Blocking Rules: What They Would Mean for CISOs

) • February 22, 2019     15 Minutes    Healthcare CISOs and other security and privacy leaders must carefully assess the Department of Health and Human Services' proposed new rules...
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Password Manager Weaknesses Revealed

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California Bill Aims To Strengthen Data Breach Notification Law

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Adobe Repatches Its Acrobat, Reader Patches

Adobe is taking a second crack at patching security bugs in its Acrobat and Reader PDF apps. The APSB19-13 release, out today, attempts to completely kill off vulnerability CVE-2019-7089, which a...
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Trump Demands Quick Rollout Of "6G" Wireless Tech, Which Doesn't Exist

US President Donald Trump today urged wireless carriers to deploy 5G and "6G" networks "as soon as possible," seemingly ignoring the small problem that 6G technology doesn't exist yet. "I want...
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Fake Google reCAPTCHA Used To Hide Android Banking Malware

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Researchers have documented a recent phishing campaign targeting online banking users which masquerades as Google in its attempt to steal valuable credentials. According to cybersecurity researchers from Sucuri , the attack...
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American Airlines Has Cameras In Some Seat-Back Screens

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Picture Alliance/Getty Images It turns out some American Airlines seat-back entertainment screens have cameras embedded in them.  A passenger told  BuzzFeed News  he saw a camera on his seat-back screen during...
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California Bill Requires Passport Disclosure Notification

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Getty Images If your passport number gets stolen by hackers, California Attorney General Anthony Becerra wants you to hear about it. He and state assembly member Marc Levine unveiled a bill...
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North Korean Hackers Allegedly Pick On Russian Targets For A Change

The reputed North Korean APT actor known as Lazarus Group (aka Hidden Cobra ) typically focuses its hacking efforts on South Korea, Japan and the U.S., but one of its suspected...
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Tampa Mayor's Twitter Hacked, Used To Send Missile Threats

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A hacker took over the Twitter account of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and sent out a fake ballistic missile warning and a bomb threat from the compromised account. The threat actor...
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Researcher: Not Hard For A Hacker To Capsize A Ship At Sea

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