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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/17/2019
Eliya Stein, a senior security engineer at French security firm Confiant, was intrigued by what Malekal -- a French security researcher -- found out about a malvertiser that was present on Microsoft services in France affecting Windows 10 desktops.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/16/2019
What do the city of Edcouch, Texas and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture have in common? Answer: They were both hit in June 2019 by a new ransomware variant identifying itself as BitPaymer.
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Oliver Schonschek Security Now News Analyst, | 7/16/2019
Offering cloud services to European companies and users means obeying European Union (EU) legisation like GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and proving that data and access in the cloud is protected. If there is any doubt about this, success inside the European cloud market will prove elusive.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/15/2019
The National Cyber Security Centre, a part of the UK's GCHQ, has issued an advisory that deals with Domain Name System (DNS) hijacking by threat actors.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/12/2019
Cybersecurity firm ESET discovered a Windows zero-day exploit that affects older systems like Windows 7 and Server 2008. Called CVE-2019-1132, it is a privilege escalation issue linked to how the Win32k tool handles objects in memory. The upshot of all of this is that it can be exploited in order to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/11/2019
B2B security software is growing faster than overall B2B software sales, according to the latest figures from The NPD Group's U.S. B2B Software and Cloud Tracking Service.
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Chris Curcio Vice President, Optimal IdM, | 7/10/2019
With nearly 15 billion identity records available on the Dark Web, an attacker can buy a set of credentials and log into a private system virtually unnoticed. In fact, Verizon says the abuse of credentials led to more than 43,000 successful breaches last year. Organizations can no longer trust users, devices and transactions without a high level of ...
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Steve Durbin Managing Director, Information Security Forum, | 7/10/2019
Machine learning, and neural networks in particular, will become a prime target for those aiming to manipulate or disrupt dependent products and services. Attackers will exploit vulnerabilities and flaws in machine learning systems by confusing and deceiving algorithms in order to manipulate outcomes for nefarious purposes.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/10/2019
ImmuniWeb, a player in the European penetration testing market, has conducted some research on the world's 100 top banks as listed by S&P Global. That list contains financial organizations from 22 countries. The research looked at application security, privacy and compliance at these financial institutions.
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