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Larry Loeb Author, | 1/21/2019
Microsoft has created a Bug Bounty program for its Azure DevOps product. Redmond will offer bounties of up to $20,000 for flaws that are eligible under its guidelines.
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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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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, | 1/15/2019
Ransomware knows no geographic bounds. On January 10, the city of Del Rio, Texas, posted on its official website that its servers were hit by a ransomware attack, which had disabled most of the municipality's IT systems.
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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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Larry Loeb Author, | 1/14/2019
The shutdown of the US government -- the longest ever -- is starting to affect more than the 800,000 federal workers who have either been furloughed during this time or told to show up to work but without pay.
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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, | 1/8/2019
Radware is looking to bolster its cloud security portfolio with its acquisition of ShieldSquare, a startup that has developed machine learning tools to help fight bots on the web.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 1/8/2019
A new "malvertising" campaign spotted in the wild is delivering a malicious one-two punch to victims: The first is the data stealer Vidar and the second is the GrandCrab ransomware strain, according to a recent report.
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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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