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Larry Loeb Author, | 9/21/2018
Cloudflare is adding a new feature to its hosting and firewall products that the networking company hopes will address the slow uptake of the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) protocol.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 8/31/2018
Four researchers from the National Security Research Institute of South Korea have figured out (PDF) that there are some exploitable flaws in the Trusted Platform Module 2.0, which has been around since 2013.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 8/29/2018
There are times when a threat model does not allow for unusual enabling devices, but a smart light bulb is not thought of as being one of them.
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Alan Zeichick Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, | 8/27/2018
Change the default passwords! Know what devices you have and where they are! Get rid of old devices! If it can't be patched, yank it out! Those are some of my recommended best practices when it comes to enterprise IoT devices -- whether they're located in corporate offices, out in the field (from farms to mall kiosks), at customer sites or even hiding ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 8/21/2018
The electrical power grid of the US has been a hot topic in security circles as of late. The Department of Homeland Security, along with the FBI, has even issued an alert about Russian hacking of energy sector industrial control systems.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 8/15/2018
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) made version 1.3 of Transport Layer Security official on August 10. This is now the industry standard for secure Internet connections via HTTPS. After heated discussions for the last two years, TLS 1.3 is now finally supported in both the Chrome and Firefox browsers, and in Facebook.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 7/25/2018
An ongoing campaign by Russian-based groups that targets the Industrial Control Systems (ICS) of US-based utilities has shown the continuing weaknesses of this infrastructure used to protect critical infrastructure, and why a new security approach is needed.
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Carol Wilson Editor-at-large, | 7/18/2018
When it comes to cybersecurity, the education sector faces unique challenges, starting with the hundreds, often thousands, of unsecured student devices that live on its networks.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/17/2018
Researchers from Virginia Tech, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and Microsoft Research have come up with a way to mess with the GPS directional systems in a car. The type of spoofing attack means that a false route will supplant the one derived by the car's navigation system.
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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, 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, 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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