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The Register View Synopsis+1
Purple Palace pays researcher US$778 bounty per byte

How would you like US$778 per byte for your exploit?

6 hours ago WikiLeaks Details Malware Made by CIA and U.S. Security Firm

SecurityWeek View Synopsis+1

WikiLeaks has published documents detailing another spy tool allegedly used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The latest files describe "Athena," a piece of malware whose developers claim it works on all versions of Windows.

1 day ago Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week's WCry worm spread so widely

ArsTechnica View Synopsis+1
A run-down of recent WCry developments you may have missed.

2 days ago NIST Cybersecurity Framework: The smart person's guide

TechRepublic View Synopsis+1
President Trump's cybersecurity order made the National Institute of Standards and Technology's framework federal policy. Here's what it is and how you can use it in your organization.

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2 hours ago How the CISO moved from the basement to the boardroom

TechRepublic View Synopsis+1
A growing threat landscape has changed the role of the chief information security officer in the past decade. Here's why this position and its evolution are vital in the modern enterprise.

2 hours ago The Rise Of Toxic Data

Forbes View Synopsis+1
Your own data can now be used against you if you don't protect it.

2 hours ago Facebook prying: Watchdogs hit back on excessive harvesting of your data

ZDNet View Synopsis+1
Amid concerns over Facebook's use of tracking users with pixels, Belgium joins the Netherlands, France, and EC in legal moves.

2 hours ago WannaCry Ransomware: Tools Decrypt for Free

InfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Decryptors from French Researchers May Save Many VictimsGood news for many victims of WannaCry: Free tools developed by a trio of French security researchers can be used to decrypt some PCs that were forcibly encrypted by the ransomware, if the prime numbers used to build the crypto keys remain in Windows memory.

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56 minutes ago Quick, better lock down that CISO role. Salaries have apparently hit €1m

The Register View Synopsis+1
Thanks WannaCrypt... Hey, about our new security budget. Oh, you've cut it

Salaries for chief information security officers (CISOs) at leading European firms have hit €1m (£850,000) as the threat of data breaches grows, City AM reports.

56 minutes ago Verizon Messages App Allowed XSS Attacks Over SMS

SecurityWeek View Synopsis+1

Until a few months ago, Verizon's Messages service was affected by a vulnerability that could have easily been exploited to launch cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks using SMS messages.

2 hours ago WannaCry ransomware deadline passes, but few pay up

ZDNet View Synopsis+1
Despite the chaos caused by the recent ransomware attack, the criminals behind it have netted a relatively small amount of cash.

2 hours ago S#!T Some Security Vendors Claim

SecurityWeek View Synopsis+1

The information security space is a hot, fast-moving market; and with that heat and speed comes both good and bad.

2 hours ago Windows 7 Most Hit by WannaCry Ransomware

SecurityWeek View Synopsis+1

Most of the computers affected by the WannaCry ransomware outbreak were running Windows 7, security researchers have revealed.

2 hours ago See How This Web Short, The Wolf, Looks At The Ease Of Hacking A Printer

Forbes View Synopsis+1
Christian Slater stars in The Wolf, a web short that takes a look at the vulnerabilty of hacking through a printer in corporate America.

2 hours ago 98% of WannaCry victims were running Windows 7, not XP

TechRepublic View Synopsis+1
New data from Kaspersky Lab shows that almost all of the WannaCry/WannaCrypt ransomware worm victims were running some version of Windows 7.

4 hours ago CIA's Windows XP to Windows 10 malware: WikiLeaks reveals Athena

ZDNet View Synopsis+1
WikiLeaks says the CIA's Athena malware can be used to spy on Windows XP through to Windows 10 computers.

5 hours ago After Outlasting Sweden, WikiLeaks Founder's Fate Murky

InfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Trump Administration Has Expressed Renewed Interest in Julian AssangeSweden has ended a seven-year rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. But it's far from the end of the legal troubles for the man whose spilling of secrets has shaped world politics.

7 hours ago Why Bitdefender Antivirus is a wise choice for Mac users

TechRepublic View Synopsis+1
Recent well-publicized ransomware attacks plagued some Windows users, though Macs aren't immune from malware. Find out how Bitdefender Antivirus can provide Mac users with peace of mind.

9 hours ago Yahoo retires ImageMagick library after 18-byte exploit leaks user email content

ZDNet View Synopsis+1
The simple line of code made it possible for attackers to view private Yahoo Mail images.