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February 24, 2020
[ad_1] Safari will no longer trust TLS certificates that last longer than 13 months. Yes, you read that right. IT and DevOps are spitting blood. Are they serious? Which standards committee agreed to that? Nobody agreed to it. Apple just went rogue. In today’s SB Blogwatch, we can’t find anyone who thinks this is a good idea....
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[ad_1] Advertisement Information technology has enabled the United States to achieve dominance in on the battlefield. However, it also has become a vulnerability, and now the U.S. is the primary recipient of targeted cyberattacks. Not surprisingly, in 2018, the White House released the National Cyber Strategy, which shows a shift toward a more offensive cybersecurity...
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[ad_1] Two employees of cybersecurity firm Coalfire who were arrested for an alleged burglary of an Iowa courthouse have had all charges against them dismissed.  Gary Edward Demercurio, of Seattle, Wash., and Justin Lawson Wynn, of Naples, Fla., were arrested in September 2019 after being found inside the Dallas County Courthouse in possession of burglary...
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[ad_1] via the respected information security capabilities of Robert M. Lee & the superlative illustration talents of Jeff Haas at Little Bobby Comics. Permalink The post Robert M. Lee’s & Jeff Haas’ Little Bobby Comics – ‘WEEK 265’ appeared first on Security Boulevard. [ad_2] Source link
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[ad_1] Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has asserted that Jose Mourinho’s time as a manager at the top level is up due to his failure to adapt tactically. Mourinho has received considerable criticism for the way he set Spurs up in their last two games against Leipzig and Chelsea (Daily Mail and Football.London). His decision...
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[ad_1] The husband of a campaign staffer for former Rep. Katie Hill, D-CA., was arrested by the FBI for allegedly launching four DDoS attacks against the former congresswoman’s primary opponent. Arthur Dam was arrested on February 21 by FBI agents and charged with one count of intentionally damaging and attempting to damage a protected computer....
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[ad_1] America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested a man on suspicion of cyber-attacking the political rival of a former US congresswoman. Arthur Jan Dam was arrested by the FBI on Friday. The 32-year-old is accused of masterminding a series of DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks that targeted an opponent of former congresswoman Katie Hill. Dam...
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[ad_1] Patch comes amid active exploitation by ransomware gangs Networking hardware vendor Zyxel today released an update to fix a critical flaw in many of its network attached storage (NAS) devices that can be used to remotely commandeer them. The patch comes 12 days after KrebsOnSecurity alerted the company that precise instructions for exploiting the vulnerability...
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[ad_1] The University of Washington School of Medicine is facing a class-action lawsuit over a data breach that impacted 974,000 patients.  Plaintiffs claim UW Medicine failed to “properly secure and safeguard” patients’ personal health information (PHI), resulting in the exposure of data that included patient names, medical record numbers, and other healthcare data. Earlier this...
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[ad_1] Greetings from San Francisco, ground zero for RSA Conference, the annual security confab that is a must-attend for those in the cybersecurity sector. As usual, Security Boulevard and its parent company MediaOps are here in full force, including an interview booth in Broadcast Alley where we’ll be conducting and live-streaming interviews throughout the week....
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[ad_1] In 2019, 50% of all global organizations fell victim to ransomware, compromised accounts, or spoofed credentials, many due to falling for a phishing attack. In the same year, Australians reported $61.6 million lost due to investment scams. As alarming as these statistics are, we expect cybersecurity threats for 2020 to increase. Indeed, with the...
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[ad_1] This article originally appeared on VICE US. Joshua Left, a 28-year-old entrepreneur who runs a self-driving car startup in Wuhan, China, arrived in San Francisco in mid-January for a vacation, just as the first reports of a new “SARS-like” virus outbreak in China reached the U.S. He almost immediately began worrying about his family...
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[ad_1] Home > Security News > Data Breach The PII of at least 51,400, and possibly as many as 360,000 educators, in Quebec Province was exposed when a malicious actor obtained login credentials to the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur network. The ministry received confirmation of the breach on February 19 noting in...
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[ad_1] IBM Security X-Force Threat Intelligence VIP Wendi Whitmore discusses cybersecurity and what they tell cities when they encounter a ransomware attack. A data breach is an incident in which a victim’s sensitive information is accessed without permission. That’s according to Patrick Costello, co-founder of cyber insurance firm Evolve MGA, which specializes in helping businesses get...
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[ad_1] “KidsGuard?” What an inappropriate name. It should be called KidsStalk-N-Dox, given that the makers of this consumer-grade stalkerware left a server open and unprotected, regurgitating the private data it slurped up from thousands of victims’ devices after a parent or other surveillance-happy person stealthily installed it. The spyware app’s unprotected Alibaba cloud storage bucket...
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[ad_1] The breach at one of the networks of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), which secures communications for President Trump and military intelligence and other government officials, affected as many as 200,000 people, exposing their personal information, including Social Security numbers. In a Feb. 11 letter to potential victims, DISA offered few details of...
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[ad_1] Embry-Riddle Prescott’s Student Government Association (SGA) President Josh Limes has worn many hats during his academic career. A graduating senior in Cyber Intelligence & Security, the Tacoma, Wash. native offers his perspective on leadership, his career goals, and the importance of Black History Month. Limes’ leadership resume is impressive. Prior to his role as...
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[ad_1] Trusting the cloud involves a change in mindset. You must be ready to use runtime encryption in the cloud. As we have seen in several major cybersecurity breaches, attackers will prey on a system’s weakest points to harvest its data. An important source of vulnerability occurs at runtime, when data is in use. In response,...
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[ad_1] Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email The first and oldest writings of human civilization were not poems or prayers: they were invoices. Transactions for livestock, spices, grain — the Sumerians began marking it all down in clay 5,500 years ago. We can imagine ancient traders in marketplaces awaiting payment, calling for “the end...
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[ad_1] New research from HackerOne has revealed that hackers believe the technology industry is the least secure industry. The pen test and bug bounty platform collected data from over 3150 individuals who have successfully reported one or more valid security vulnerability on HackerOne, compiling it’s findings into the The 2020 Hacker Report. Of those polled, 18% said...
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