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17 hours ago Victoria Police to get real-time number plate recognition capability

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Under the AU$17.3 million deal, Motorola is also providing the police force with in-car video technology.

11 hours ago Senate inquiry recommends locking down My Health Record by default

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A comprehensive review of Australia's centralised digital health record has recommended extending the opt-out period by another 12 months while privacy controls are significantly tightened.

16 hours ago Decoding the Google Titan, Titan, and Titan M - that last one is the Pixel 3's security chip

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Chocolate Factory opens lid, just a little, on secure boot and crypto phone coprocessor

People in the Googleplex need to talk to each other more: the Chocolate Factory has launched a third product with "Titan" in its name, and it's only related to one of the other two bits of kit.

8 hours ago Apple to US users: Here's how you can now see what personal data we hold on you

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Apple's privacy tools now go beyond Europe, so more now get to download the personal data it has collected.

5 hours ago Facebook Eyes Spammers for Mega-Breach

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Social Network Reportedly Sees No Signs of Nation-State HackersFacebook is eyeing spammers as being the culprits behind its recently disclosed mega-breach, The Wall Street Journal reports. Preliminary findings from Facebook's internal investigation suggest that the attackers were not affiliated with a nation-state, but rather part of a known spam ring, the newspaper reports.

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2 hours ago Why cloud security is the top IT budget priority for 2019

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Research from Threat Stack found that 54% of companies are worried about outgrowing their current security solutions.

18 hours ago Britain Leads Calls for EU Action Against Hackers

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British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on fellow EU leaders Thursday to take united action to punish cyber attackers, warning hackers cause economic harm and undermine democracies.

Britain is among eight European Union countries pushing for the bloc to urgently agree a new sanctions regime to address malign cyber activities.

1 day ago Meet Helm, the startup taking on Gmail with a server that runs in your home

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$500 service couples the security of a private server with the reliability of the cloud.

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16 minutes ago Top 5 ways to maximize customers' data security

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Customers are starting to get the message that their data is valuable. Tom Merritt offers five suggestions to ensure your customers' data isn't vulnerable to attack.

33 minutes ago NFCdrip Attack Proves Long-Range Data Exfiltration via NFC

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Researchers have demonstrated that the near-field communication (NFC) protocol can be used to exfiltrate small amounts of data, such as passwords and encryption keys, over relatively long distances.

1 hour ago Why digital transformation puts you at greater risk for cyberattacks

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Companies that do not keep up with their digital transformation initiatives may see a $1 million or more loss due to cyberattacks.

2 hours ago Open source web hosting software compromised with DDoS malware

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Some VestaCP servers were infected with a new malware strain named Linux/ChachaDDOS.

4 hours ago Apple's Revamped Privacy Website Offers Users Access to Their Data

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Apple users can now get a copy of the data the tech giant has on them, directly from a refreshed and expanded privacy website rolled out this week.

4 hours ago Google Pixel 3 Improves Data Protection with Security Chip

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Google has packed the recently launched Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices with Titan M, a hardened security microcontroller that can better protect information at hardware level.

4 hours ago State of Washington has new laws and the Air National Guard to help secure 2018 midterm election

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Washington state aims to stay protected this election season via anti-hacking efforts of the Air National Guard, as well as strengthened audit procedures

5 hours ago GitHub security alerts now support Java and .NET projects

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GitHub also launches Token Scanning tool and new Security Advisory API.

5 hours ago Report: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Lost $882 Million to Hackers

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Launching an ICO? You're a Target, Group-IB WarnsAn analysis of attacks against cryptocurrency exchanges over nearly two years shows hackers have inflicted $882 million in damages, according to the Russian security firm Group-IB. The tally of losses is likely to grow next year, the company warns.

7 hours ago Cryptocurrency Exchanges Lost $882 Million To Hackers

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Launching An ICO? You're a Target, Group-IB WarnsAn analysis of attacks against cryptocurrency exchanges over nearly two years shows hackers have inflicted $882 million in damages, according to the Russian security firm Group-IB. The tally of losses is likely to grow next year, the company warns.