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Hackers Scramble Patient Files In Melbourne Cyber Attack

Hackers have “scrambled” patient files at a Melbourne heart specialist clinic in what was reportedly a ransom attempt. The Australian Cyber Security Centre has confirmed it’s providing advice and assistance to...
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Microsoft Culls Secret Flash Whitelist After Google Points Out Its Insecurity

In 2017, Microsoft changed its Edge browser so that Flash content would be click-to-run (or disabled outright) on virtually every site on the Web. A handful of sites were to be...
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Drupal Suffers From A Critical Remote Code Execution Flaw

The Drupal project is urging website admins to install updates immediately after disclosing a highly critical remote code execution bug affecting the Drupal core CMS.  The bug was considered serious enough...
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WhatsApp Flaw Could Allow for Message Snooping

WhatsApp Flaw Could Allow for Message Snooping
Application Security , Breach Response , Data Breach Facebook Says Problem Will Be Patched Soon( jeremy_kirk ) • February 21, 2019     Facebook says it will soon fix a bug...
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Congress Scrutinizes Facebook Health Data Privacy Complaint

Congress Scrutinizes Facebook Health Data Privacy Complaint
Data Breach , Data Loss , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Committee Demands Answers About Consumers' Complaint Filed With FTC( HealthInfoSec ) • February 20, 2019    Photo: Jimmy Baikovicius via Flickr/CC...
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Facebook Smackdown: UK Seeks 'Digital Gangster' Regulation

Facebook Smackdown: UK Seeks 'Digital Gangster' Regulation
Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance , Privacy But Can New Laws and Greater Oversight Fix UK's 'Fake News' Challenges?( euroinfosec ) • February 20, 2019    The House of Commons...
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Password Managers Leave Crumbs in Memory, Researchers Warn

Password Managers Leave Crumbs in Memory, Researchers Warn
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Authentication , Data Loss , Forensics Popular Password Managers for Windows Fail to Tidy Up Before Locking Up Shop( jeremy_kirk ) • February 20, 2019     An audit of some...
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Google Admits Error Over Hidden Microphone

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Image copyright Google Image caption The Nest Guard contained a microphone, but Google did not disclose that in the product's specifications Google has acknowledged that it made an error in not...
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Cyber Thieves Set Sights On Hijacking Payment Data

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption BA customers were caught out by an attack that sought to steal payment card information Thousands of websites are being hit by cyber-thieves who implant...
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WinRAR Had A Code Execution Flaw For 14 Years

WinRAR, a Windows file compression program with 500 million users worldwide, recently fixed a more than 14-year-old vulnerability that made it possible for attackers to execute malicious code when targets opened...
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Vulnerabilities Discovered In Several Password Managers

A new study investigating the true security posture of password storage services has uncovered a swathe of vulnerabilities which can lead to the theft of valuable user credentials -- but this...
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Microsoft Ramps Up GitHub Bug Bounty Payouts To Over $30,000

Microsoft-owned code-hosting site GitHub has removed the cap on its top payout under its bug bounty and made the program less legally risky for researchers. GitHub is giving its five-year-old security...
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Post-Breach HIPAA Enforcement: A Call for 'Safe Harbors'

Post-Breach HIPAA Enforcement: A Call for 'Safe Harbors'
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Breach Preparedness , Breach Response , Compliance Groups Provide Feedback on Potential Changes to the HIPAA Rules( HealthInfoSec ) • February 19, 2019     Federal regulators have more than 1,300...
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Wendy's Reaches $50 Million Breach Settlement With Banks

Wendy's Reaches $50 Million Breach Settlement With Banks
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Data Breach , Fraud , Incident & Breach Response After Insurance, Fast-Food Chain's Breach Costs Are Nearly $34 Million( euroinfosec ) • February 19, 2019     Where's the breach? In...
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Police Push Free Decryptor for GandCrab Ransomware

Police Push Free Decryptor for GandCrab Ransomware
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Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery , Cybercrime as-a-service , Endpoint Security But GandCrab Gang Appears to Already Be Testing New Decryptor-Proof Version( euroinfosec ) • February 19, 2019    A new, free decryptor...
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Suspected State-Sponsored Hackers Pummel US and Australia

Suspected State-Sponsored Hackers Pummel US and Australia
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Cyberwarfare / Nation-state attacks , Data Loss , Forensics As Diplomacy Fails, China and Iran Escalate Hack Attacks( jeremy_kirk ) • February 19, 2019    The Australian Parliament Building in Canberra...
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Live Webinar | Key Trends in Payments Intelligence - Machine Learning for Fraud Prevention

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Done Right: Avoid AI and ML Pitfalls in Security

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Key Security Considerations for AI and Robotics

) • February 18, 2019     15 Minutes    As the use of artificial intelligence tools and robotics continues to grow, it's crucial for organizations to assess the potential security...
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This Malware Turns ATM Hijacking Into A Slot Machine Game

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Researchers have found an oddly amusing sample of ATM malware which turns financial theft into a slot machine-style game. On Tuesday, the Kaspersky Labs cybersecurity team explored the emergence of WinPot...
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