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13 hours ago Cybersecurity Chaos Dominates RSA Conference Discussions

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US Election Interference Highlights Ongoing Dangers, Industry Leaders SayAmidst the increasing security chaos facing individuals and organizations, one of the dominant themes at this year's RSA Conference was the need for information security professionals to do more, bringing order to enterprise IT security as well as by influencing public policy.

12 hours ago Four Disruptive 'Cyber Trends' At RSA

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Perhaps the broadest disruption: vendors are improving their ability to understand how bad actors behave, and can thus take steps to prevent, detect, or mitigate their malicious activities. In particular, today's vendors understand the "ËśCyber Kill Chain.'

1 day ago "Secure" Trump website defaced by hacker claiming to be from Iraq

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"Pro_Mast3r" takes over server associated with campaign donations,

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2 hours ago Trump supporter says president has brought 'hope' and 'respect' back to US

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ABC News' Mary Bruce reports on President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Florida.

1 hour ago How to minimize infection from Xagent, the latest malware threat to OS X

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Take these steps to protect your Mac from infection by the recently identified Xagent malware.

58 minutes ago Java and Python have unpatched firewall-crossing FTP SNAFU

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This gets interesting when you find your way into a mail server, says dev who found it

Stop us if you've heard this one: Java and Python have a bug you can exploit to cross firewalls. Since neither are yet patched, it might be a good day to nag your developers for a bit.

17 hours ago Ukrainian Cybercriminal Sentenced to Prison in U.S.

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Hacker Who Tried to Get Revenge on Brian Krebs for Exposing Him Sentenced to Prison

15 hours ago Top European Cities for IT Professionals in 2017

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In Europe there are many new funds being established to support the IT start-ups accompanied by dozens of IT networking events scheduled to happen this year.

6 hours ago Brazilian government to create national information security policy

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The first steps towards developing a common set of security guidelines for the public sector are being taken

5 hours ago Hackers who took control of PC microphones siphon >600 GB from 70 targets

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Critical infrastructure, media, and scientists targeted by suspected nation state.

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12 minutes ago Russia's U.N. envoy Churkin dies suddenly in New York

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By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. It declined to comment on reports that Churkin had been taken to a hospital shortly before his death. A U.S. government official, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the case, said that Churkin had died of an apparent heart attack.

27 minutes ago Trump Needs to Make a Speech About Europe

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Members of the EU are on the verge of moving past their grief and toward a constructive relationship with the new administration. Here's how Trump can help.

42 minutes ago Traffic study ranks Los Angeles as world's most clogged city

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DETROIT (AP) - When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world.

4 hours ago HIPAA Compliance Audits: The Very Latest Details

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Plans to launch some onsite HIPAA compliance audits are now on hold while the agency that enforces HIPAA completes more than 200 desk audit reports, says Deven McGraw, deputy director of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights.

6 hours ago This Is How Google Keeps 1.6B Android Devices Safe

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Protecting an ecosystem that's made up of more than 1.6 billion devices sounds like an incredibly daunting task. Google prefers to look at it as an exciting opportunity.

8 hours ago Trojan Downloader Masquerades as Defunct Flash Player for Android

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A recently observed malware downloader targeting Android users is masquerading as an update for Adobe Flash Player, ESET researchers warn.

8 hours ago Russian Words Used as Decoy in Lazarus-Linked Bank Attacks

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A group of hackers that has been targeting financial organizations around the world has unsuccessfully attempted to trick researchers into attributing their operation to Russian-speaking attackers.

8 hours ago Android RAT Targeting Israeli Soldiers Part of Larger Campaign

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An Android Remote Access Trojan (RAT) recently revealed to be targeting Israeli servicemen is part of a larger campaign that might not be associated with Hamas, as initially believed, security researchers have determined.

8 hours ago Trapping Hackers Via BEC Attacks, Email Spoofing

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Fooling hackers into giving up traceable information about themselves through "reflective" social engineering is helping researchers curb fraud losses and protect would-be victims, say Dell Secureworks researchers Joe Stewart and James Bettke.

9 hours ago Is your child a hacker? Liverpudlian parents get warning signs checklist

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Do they use 'the language of hacking', including referring to themselves as a 'hacker'?

Hot on the heels of Liverpool being awarded the European Capital of Culture for 2008 comes a charity programme, run by YouthFed, titled Hackers to Heroes.

9 hours ago Homeland Security Wants To End The Scourge Of DDoS Attacks

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Just about anyone can launch a DDoS attack, and those attacks can be incredibly disruptive. The Department of Homeland Security thinks it's time to put a stop to them.

10 hours ago A New Way to Report Medical Device Vulnerabilities

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A new website is now available for reporting medical device vulnerabilities, says Dale Nordenberg, M.D., executive director of the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium, who explains how MD-VIPER works in this in-depth interview.