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January 24, 2020
[ad_1] Veracode recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct research on the Total Economic Impact™ of using a cloud-based application security (AppSec) solution versus an on-premises solution. To collect information on the benefits and risks associated with the solutions, Forrester interviewed four customers who have used Veracode as well as a variety of on-premises application security...
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[ad_1] Last fall, a prolific photographer who asked not to be named noticed a sharp, unexplained drop-off in earnings on his Patreon page, where fans shell out cash for tiered subscriptions to his photos of well-lit nude models. Then, in December, he received an anonymous email with a link to a website called Yiff.Party. When...
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[ad_1] Industrial control systems taken to pieces in ‘drama-filled’ live hacking event The inaugural edition of Pwn2Own Miami closed its doors on Thursday (January 23), with organizers from Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) heralding the industrial control systems live hacking event a success. Taking place as part of the S4 industrial security conference, Pwn2Own...
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[ad_1] The City of Potsdam severed the administration servers’ Internet connection following a cyberattack that took place earlier this week. Emergency services including the city’s fire department fully operational and payments are not affected. Potsdam is the largest city and the capital of the German federal state of Brandenburg, bordering the German capital, Berlin. The systems...
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[ad_1] Looking to change jobs? Watch out for fraudsters who use legitimate job services, slick websites, and an interview process to convince applicants to part with sensitive personal details. Online fraudsters are increasingly targeting job seekers by posing as legitimate employers, conducting interviews, and then “hiring” the victim, at which time they request personal and...
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[ad_1] A Russian man has pleaded guilty to running an illegal online marketplace that sold stolen payment card credentials to criminals, who used them to make over $20m in fraudulent purchases. Before a United States court, Aleksei Burkov admitted operating the Cardplanet website, which sold card data acquired through illegal computer intrusions. Many of the cards offered for...
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[ad_1] Social media account compromise is nothing new. If you haven’t had an account hacked in the past, most of us know someone who has. According to a study by the University of Phoenix, almost two-thirds of US adults have had at least one social media account hacked. Another report found that 53% of social...
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[ad_1] About two weeks ago alarm bells rang over a newly-discovered (and unpatched) flaw in Citrix servers. The vulnerability, technically dubbed CVE-2019-19781 but also known as “Shitrix”, was found to be present on Citrix Application Delivery Controller and Citrix Gateway servers (formerly known as Netscaler ADC and Netscaler Gateway respectively) commonly used on corporate networks....
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[ad_1] My hunch is that you wouldn’t be happy when you find out a company has been scooping up the personal photos you upload to Facebook or Twitter, and feeding them into its facial recognition database without your permission. But that’s precisely what a controversial firm you’ve probably never heard of called Clearview AI has...
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[ad_1] Image caption Richard Huckle was given 22 life sentences in 2016 An inmate has been charged with the murder of one of Britain’s most notorious paedophiles. Richard Huckle, 33, was reportedly stabbed with a makeshift blade in his cell at HMP Full Sutton in East Yorkshire, on 13 October. He was serving 22 life...
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[ad_1] Warnings have been issued in the United States after cybersecurity flaws were detected in medical monitoring devices manufactured by GE Healthcare Systems (GEHC).  Safety notices were published yesterday by both the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems—Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) regarding vulnerabilities in...
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[ad_1] London’s Metropolitan Police Service has announced that it will start using live facial recognition (LFR) technology to scan public areas for suspected criminals.  After trialing the technology for two years, the Met has said that it will have cameras up and running within a month. The cameras will be linked to a database containing...
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by Joe Panettieri • Jan 24, 2020 Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across that managed security services provider ecosystem. The Content: Written for MSSPs, SOC as a Service (SOCaaS), Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner up...
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[ad_1] Iran’s next move could be one of low-intensity conflict that could have a big impact on our cyber infrastructures The level of angst and concern of a hot-war between Iran and the United States has largely been quelled, as time has put space between the flashpoint incidents that caused the relationship to move from...
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[ad_1] Speaking at BSides Leeds, security researcher Darren Martyn explored the issue of credential stuffing, calling it an “exploding problem on the internet” and the “cyber-equivalent of volume crime.” Saying that credential stuffing is “aided by data leaks,” Martyn argued that nothing much has been done about it “as it is not cool like ransomware, but...
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[ad_1] Friday marked six months until the opening of the 2020 Olympic Games, and although Tokyo has received praise for its preparations to host the world’s biggest sporting event, the road up until now has also had its fair share of potholes and speed bumps, and there’s plenty still to be done. With the government...
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[ad_1] Never in the history of business has technology evolved as rapidly as it is now. The speed of conducting business in the digital era has spurred enterprises to adopt hybrid cloud-based systems, micro-segmentation and virtual platforms as crucial elements of enterprise-level digital transformations. But transformations like these require significant resources – not just capital...
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[ad_1] Sonos, the maker of wireless home sound systems, has got itself into some real hot water this week. On Tuesday, Sonos announced on its blog that from May 2020 it would no longer be pushing out software updates and new features to some of its legacy hardware. “This coming May, these legacy products—our original...
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[ad_1] The struggle over calling witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is escalating as House Democrats prepare to wrap up their case today by focusing on White House “stonewalling.” House impeachment managers will have another day to convince a handful of Republicans to vote with Democrats to subpoena witnesses and documents before Trump’s lawyers...
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[ad_1] What Mr. Pierson describes is low-hanging fruit — the kind of security flaws that can quickly be fixed with a little knowledge and attention to detail. Even then, he said, it takes time for the true nature of clients’ vulnerability to sink in. “They’re shocked when we give them their password and tell them...
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