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Larry Loeb Author, | 2/15/2019
Cisco Umbrella is said by the company to protect users from connecting to malicious sites on the Internet and analyzes over 175 billion domain name system (DNS) requests daily.
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Marzena Fuller Chief Security Officer, SignalFx, | 2/14/2019
The top five security breaches discovered in 2018 affected over 2 billion users' records (Aadhar -- 1.1B, Marriot -- 500M, Exactis -- 340M, Twitter -- 330M, MyFitnessPal -- 150M) and included highly sensitive data -- from names and DOBs to credit card and passport numbers. So what have we learned about the categories of companies targeted, the data ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 2/14/2019
Malware has typically used files that it makes resident on a target machine to carry out an attack. But another class of malware called "fileless" does the opposite. The attack that the malware causes does not touch the disk of the target, loading the malware instructions only into memory.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 2/13/2019
Domain name systems (DNS) are one of the Internet's core technologies, but they are invisible to most users. They are a system that takes a URL like "" and turns it into the identifying numerical IP address that is needed to actually allow data transfer.
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Alan Zeichick Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, | 2/12/2019
They're serious. Notices about arbitrary code execution (ACE) vulnerabilities appear just about every week in alerts from US-CERT - the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, a part of the Dept. of Homeland Security. And despite their rather innocuous name, ACE can appear in just about any software.
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Joe Stanganelli Managing Director, Blackwood King LC, | 2/12/2019
Last month, security researcher Troy Hunt reported on finding "Collection #1" -- a set of 12,000 files containing stolen email and password combinations, uploaded to New Zealand's MEGA cloud hosting service. Despite setting a record for the largest collection of personal data found, however, Collection #1 -- as its name implies -- turned out to be just ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 2/11/2019
Zero-day vulnerabilities -- those flaws that are unknown to those who may be interested in mitigating the vulnerability -- have lately shown an increased presence in the security landscape.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 2/8/2019
Manufacturing has not attracted a lot of the security glitz afforded to other sectors. Yet prior research has found manufacturing to be the most targeted sector for coordinated cyber espionage.
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Joe Stanganelli Managing Director, Blackwood King LC, | 2/7/2019
When large organizations decide where to base their operations, a jurisdiction's data-regulation enforcement could become as significant a consideration as its tax treatment, if the EU's first multi-million-Euro GDPR fine is any indication.
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LarryLoeb, 2/12/2019 4:48:07 AM
AI & 'Fuzzing' Combination Empowers APT
@Ariella I think it will retain the origin connotations.

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