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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/18/2018
For the second time this year, researchers at McAfee Labs have found malware hiding in the Google Play store that seems to target North Korean dissidents by attempting to plant spyware on their Android mobile devices.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/18/2018
The FBI, along with federal prosecutors, believe that a former developer at the CIA leaked the so-called Vault 7 hacking tools to Wikileaks in 2017, although they have been unable to bring charges in the case, according to a report from the Washington Post.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 5/17/2018
It was just over a year ago that the WannaCry malware stormed across the globe, infecting hundreds of thousands of vulnerable Windows PCs, throwing the operations of such major organizations as the UK National Health Service, car makers Nissan Renault, delivery company FedEx and mobile communications giant Telefonica into disarray, and putting the world ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 5/16/2018
This past Sunday evening, rumors swept the Internet that some researchers from Germany and Belgium were about to announce a successful attack on Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) -- OpenPGP -- as well as the corporate-used S/MIME for encrypting email.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/15/2018
Customers of Chili's restaurants are suffering through some indigestion this week after the chain's parent company announced that some of its point-of-sale machines were hit with an unknown malware that stole payment data.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 5/15/2018
The reuse of passwords across multiple online sites continues to pose a security problem even at a time when the choice of password managers is expanding.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/14/2018
IBM is looking to create a more secure internal environment by reportedly banning all USB drives, as well as other portable storage devices, for its employees. The company is, instead, encouraging workers to use the company's cloud-based file and data sharing service to move data around internally.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 5/11/2018
An aggressive type of malware, dubbed ZooPark, that has been evolving for the past three years can take control of an Android device and steal a wide range of information, from browser data and search history to files, folders, photos and videos, screen shots, passwords and data on applications like Telegram, WhatApp, IMO and Chrome.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 5/11/2018
Microsoft announced at its Build 2018 conference this week -- and in a blog post -- that it was going to add custom functionality locally in Excel spreadsheets through JavaScript.
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