German Competition Watchdog Demands More Control for Facebook Users

Facebook users should be asked for consent before data collected by the group's subsidiaries Whatsapp and Instagram and on third-party websites is combined with their social network account, Germany's competition...
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Network Security Firm Netography Emerges From Stealth

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Netography, a company that specializes in network security solutions, emerged from stealth mode on Thursday with $2.6 million in seed funding from Andreessen Horowitz. The firm was founded by Barrett...
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France to Tighten 5G Security: Minister

France will soon make proposals to reinforce the security of mobile telephone networks, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday after the US stepped up pressure on Europe to block...
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59,000 Breaches Disclosed in First Eight Months of GDPR

There have been more than 59,000 personal data breaches reported to European data protection regulators in the first eight months following the enforcement of GDPR. From available data, the precise...
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Lawmakers Concerned About Apple's Handling of FaceTime Spying Bug

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Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives want to know more about how Apple has handled the recently disclosed bug that made it easy to spy on FaceTime users....
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Chinese Hackers Spy on U.S. Law Firm, Major Norwegian MSP

China-linked cyber-espionage group APT10 has targeted companies in the United States and Europe to steal intellectual property or gain commercial advantage, Recorded Future security researchers say. The attacks, observed between...
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macOS Mojave Zero-Day Allows Theft of Keychain Passwords

A researcher has disclosed the existence of a zero-day vulnerability in macOS Mojave that can be exploited by malware to steal plaintext passwords from the operating system’s Keychain. The flaw...
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Webinar Today: Merging OT/ICS Threat Detection Into Your SOC

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Presented by Merging OT/ICS Threat Detection into Your SOC There are huge financial benefits for organizations to connect IT and OT networks, but it is not without risk. The multi-billion...
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You're Opted in by Default - Know When and Where to Opt Out

There’s no doubt your information is out there. And at a certain point, you have to assume it’ll be exposed .  So now what? With everything that’s happened in cybersecurity...
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Web App Security Firm Signal Sciences Raises $35 Million

Signal Sciences raises $35 million
California-based web application security firm Signal Sciences on Tuesday announced that it raised $35 million in a Series C funding round, which brings the total raised by the company to...
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New LuckyCat-Linked RAT Targets Users in Tibet

A malware attack using a newly discovered backdoor has been targeting the mailing list of the organization officially representing the Tibetan government-in-exile. Dubbed ExileRAT, the malware was being delivered via a...
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Don't Let Huawei Help Set Up 5G, US Warns EU Nations

US officials are fanning out across Europe to warn about the security risks of allowing Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to help build 5G mobile networks, a US diplomat said Tuesday....
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Evolution of U.S. National Security Space Policy and Strategy


SWF Director of Program Planning Dr. Brian Weeden gave presentation on the evolution of U.S. national security space policy in strategy at a symposium organized by the Japanese Ministry of...
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RDP Servers Can Hack Client Devices: Researchers

More than two dozen vulnerabilities have been discovered by security experts in popular implementations of the remote desktop protocol (RDP), including flaws that allow a malicious RDP server to hack...
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'No Material Impact' From Foreign Meddling in 2018 US Vote: Report

Foreign meddling and hacking attempts had "no material impact" on the US midterm congressional elections last year, according to a high-level review by the Justice and Homeland Security Departments Tuesday....
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Smart Watch Recalled in Europe Over Privacy Risks

The European Commission (EC) has ordered the recall of a children's smart watch: the ENOX Safe-Kid-One, manufactured in Germany. It had received a complaint from Iceland's consumer protection regulator. The...
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Microsoft Brings Security Notifications to Authenticator App

Microsoft has updated its Authenticator application to provide users with security notifications whenever suspicious activity is detected on their accounts.  Available for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, the Microsoft Authenticator...
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Password Practices Still Poor, Google Says

The Problems With Passwords and MFA on Safer Internet Day To mark International Safer Internet Day (Feb. 5), Google commissioned Harris Poll to survey 3,000 American adults to understand attitudes...
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Code Execution Flaw Found in LibreOffice, OpenOffice

A researcher has identified a serious remote code execution vulnerability affecting the LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice open-source productivity suites, but a patch has only been released for the former. Researcher...
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Huddle House Suffers Payment Card Breach

Huddle House, an Atlanta-based restaurant chain with over 300 locations across the United States, informed customers recently that their payment card information may have been compromised as a result of...
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