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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 9/21/2018
Malware developers are increasingly putting multiple functions into their software to expand the reach of their capabilities and to possibly cover their tracks to hide the real intent of their campaigns. A new malware tool called Xbash is a particularly toxic mix of features that range from mining cryptocurrencies and ransomware to self-propagation and ...
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 9/20/2018
Politics has taken center stage in many countries around the world as rapid social and economic changes roil almost the entire Western hemisphere, including in the US and Europe. It now seems that the authors of recent ransomware campaigns are also dipping their toes in the political waters, at least in terms of naming those campaigns.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 9/20/2018
Within the last year, nearly half of all hackers found ways to bypass the security features of Microsoft Windows 10 and Windows 8, typically using social engineering techniques to compromise the operating system, according to a recent industry survey.
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Joe Stanganelli Principal, Beacon Hill Law, | 9/19/2018
A recently passed California bill may begin to set a legislative standard in the US for basic Internet of Things (IoT) security, but it's such a low and vague standard in such a politically unfashionable area that it may not signal much in terms of what's to come.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 9/18/2018
Ransomware may not be as high profile as it was last year in the wake of WannaCry and other campaigns, but threat actors continue to improve on the malware. A recent example is PyLocky, a ransomware that is designed to look like the well-known Locky malware and to evade detection by security solutions that employ machine-learning capabilities.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 9/18/2018
A new zero-day exploit, dubbed "Peekaboo," can allow cybercriminals and other attackers to tamper with security cameras and other surveillance equipment by taking advantage of a vulnerability in the software platform that runs these devices.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 9/17/2018
As more data breaches make headlines each week, those executives seated in the C-Suite are starting to feel the pinch when it comes to these compromises in security. Specifically, more CIOs, CISOs and even CEOs are being shown the door after an incident, a new industry survey finds.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 9/17/2018
Fuji's Electric V-Server is in some heap of trouble.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 9/14/2018
Suspected supporters of terrorist outfit ISIS and other minority groups in Iran, including Turks and Kurds, are being targeted in a spyware campaign designed to steal a broad range of sensitive data from their smartphones.
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Ariella
Ariella, 9/20/2018 1:06:39 PM
Fuji's Electric V-Server Susceptible to Numerous Vulnerabilities
@Larrry and that's why nothign is ever truly hack-proof. 

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Ariella
Ariella, 9/20/2018 1:05:49 PM
Data Breach Can Affect Company's Long-Term Stock Price
Yes, then it can be recognized as something with ROI.

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Ariella
Ariella, 9/20/2018 11:36:55 AM
Ransomware Developers Embrace Politics, Targeting Obama, Trump & Merkel
I think it would be fascinating to compare the stats on these to see which political group is most drawn in. 

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