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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/16/2018
BlackBerry is continuing to move away from its legacy as a smartphone vendor with its acquisition this week of Cylance, a firm that specializes in artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, for $1.4 billion.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/16/2018
Over the last several months, the group behind Magecart has proven a tricky problem for online retailers with a number of skimmer operations designed to steal credit card information from customers.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/16/2018
The class of CPU side-channel vulnerabilities dubbed Spectre and Meltdown arose suddenly in the early part of this year. These hardware flaws are the result of exception or branch misprediction events that can leave secret-dependent traces in the chip's microarchitectural state.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/15/2018
Mylobot, a recently discovered botnet that can elude antivirus software and sandboxes, is now able to deliver Khalesi information stealer malware on infected machines as part of a secondary attack, according to new research from CenturyLink.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/15/2018
One of the biggest and most innovative developments in the cloud over the last several years has been containers, especially the Google-backed Kubernetes orchestration platform to help manage these ecosystems and to speed up application development.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/15/2018
Nearly 18 months after it first appeared, WannaCry continues to be a significant security threat to enterprises around the world. In the third quarter of this year, the ransomware targeted more than 74,000 unique users across the globe, a new report finds.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/14/2018
For cybercriminals, "living off the land," has become the new law of the land when it comes to planning and executing attacks against enterprises.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/14/2018
For 74 minutes on Monday, November 12, traffic from Google's data centers was hijacked, essentially a de facto distributed denial-of-service attack.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/13/2018
While issues of unemployment and the stability of nation-states usually dominate business headlines, several of the world's most dynamic economic regions are increasingly viewing cyber attacks, and the fallout that follows an attack, as the greatest risk enterprises face today.
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LarryLoeb
LarryLoeb, 11/16/2018 3:42:56 PM
New Spectre & Meltdown Attacks Show Limits of CPU Vulnerabilities
@Ariella That sounds like a plan to me.

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Ariella
Ariella, 11/16/2018 2:47:32 PM
New Spectre & Meltdown Attacks Show Limits of CPU Vulnerabilities
@Larry I see. So we should just keep calm and keep vigilant without relaxing our guard.

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LarryLoeb
LarryLoeb, 11/16/2018 1:10:42 PM
Google Data Center Traffic Rerouted to Nigeria, China & Russia
@Ariella Hey, I ain't no advanced peristent threat.....

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Ariella
Ariella, 11/16/2018 11:56:13 AM
Google Data Center Traffic Rerouted to Nigeria, China & Russia
@LarryLoeb That's  a very apt image that explains it clearly.

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