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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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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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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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Dawn Kawamoto Technology Journalist, | 9/17/2018
Millions of connected devices are washing over the IT landscape and are expected to reach over 20 billion worldwide by 2020, according to an estimate from Gartner. But only 38% of IoT projects involve input from CISOs and IT security professionals, according to a recent Trend Micro survey. The lack of IT security input comes at a time when ...
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 9/11/2018
Following this month's data breach, with approximately 380,000 customer records compromised, British Airways is facing a series of lawsuits that will likely cost the airline millions.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 9/5/2018
A small spyware campaign aimed at Android devices, one that's loaded with features that include device sensor listeners like motion detectors, can exfiltrate data from messaging applications. It includes keylogging tools that can track user taps, collect coordinates and calculate characters, according to researchers at Kaspersky Labs.
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Alan Zeichick Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, | 9/4/2018
"Everyone wants to attack the Internet of Things! Oh, no, the sky is falling!" pundits say, some meaningfully, some sarcastically. I've heard a lot about threats against the IoT at events like this past spring's RSA Conference and this month's Black Hat 2018. Those warnings are justified.
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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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Larry Loeb Author, | 8/28/2018
Researchers at ESET have taken a look at the latest iteration of a backdoor that affects Microsoft Outlook. This backdoor has been used extensively by the Russia-linked Turla advanced persistent threat (APT) group.
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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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