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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 1/18/2019
Check Point Software researchers discovered vulnerabilities in the hugely popular online game Fortnite that could have put the sensitive information of the almost 80 million users around the globe at risk.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 1/18/2019
Intel's Software Guard Extensions (SGX) technology is not looking so hot these days.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 1/17/2019
Last year, security researchers found a new type of malware dubbed LoJax, which could take over the entire firmware of an infected system, making it one of the first known hardware attacks ever spotted in the wild.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 1/16/2019
The US Justice Department has indicted two Ukrainian nationals with attacking the computer networks of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and accessing thousands of sensitive company documents, and then selling that data to others or trading on this insider information.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 1/15/2019
As electric vehicles, such as the Tesla, increase in popularity, more businesses are offering drivers access to charging stations to help them fuel their vehicles. However, there's a cybersecurity risk to these structures to consider as well.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 1/15/2019
Over the course of the year, the average amount companies spent on cleaning up from a cyber attack jumped more than 50%, topping more than $1 million for each breach or security incident that happens, according to a new industry survey released Tuesday.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 1/14/2019
In the murky world of cybercrime, it's not easy to tell who or what is behind a given attack. While some evidence might point to a nation-state attempting espionage, a criminal gang might be trying to cover its tracks, and the lines can even blur more as malware is bought and sold on underground forums open to anyone with cash and the know-how.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 1/11/2019
A prolific threat group that first appeared on the radar in 2014 and then authored the Locky ransomware attacks in 2017 is now behind backdoor malware and remote access Trojan (RAT) campaigns that are part of a larger shift among bad actors away from ransomware and toward longer and more destructive stealth attacks.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 1/10/2019
How much would you pay to know about an unknown vulnerability in the software that runs your iPhone? How about a cool $2 million?
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Ariella
Ariella, 1/21/2019 2:42:55 PM
Intel Patching SGX Flaw That Can Lead to Escalation of Privileges
@LarryLoeb well, deservedly so.

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LarryLoeb, 1/21/2019 2:35:18 PM
Intel Patching SGX Flaw That Can Lead to Escalation of Privileges
@Ariella Nope. But it sure boosted his rep, didn't it?

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