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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/16/2018
BlackBerry is continuing to move away from its legacy as a smartphone vendor with its acquisition this week of Cylance, a firm that specializes in artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, for $1.4 billion.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/15/2018
Mylobot, a recently discovered botnet that can elude antivirus software and sandboxes, is now able to deliver Khalesi information stealer malware on infected machines as part of a secondary attack, according to new research from CenturyLink.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/8/2018
A newly discovered botnet is able to infect up to 100,000 home routers at a time, in order to blast out spam by connecting to webmail servers that host Outlook, Hotmail and Yahoo email accounts, according to researchers.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/7/2018
A new Internet Relay Channel (IRC) bot, which is built with the help of the Perl language-based Shellbot, is targeting Windows-based environments, along with Ubuntu Linux and even Android devices, according to a blog post from the Trend Micro Cyber Safety Solutions Team.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/31/2018
reCAPTCHA is the security service hosted by Google that is designed to shield websites from spam and bot traffic. This week, the search giant has announced the latest update -- Version 3 -- that offers new ways of achieving that goal.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 10/30/2018
The Satori botnet, which has been associated with numerous attacks over the past two years, is proving resilient despite the fact that its main author has been returned to jail in recent days.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/29/2018
Hadoop systems are the latest kind of servers to become infected with distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) bots. These kinds of servers are generally stable, as well as resource rich, and so would serve well in a malicious attack.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/26/2018
For enterprises and companies looking to cash in on the explosion of Internet of Things devices, it's time to listen to the concerns of your target audience. Consumers are concerned about security and that's slowing adoption.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/22/2018
From September 19 to October 5, security firm Avast found itself blocking malicious cryptomining URLs, which were related to infected networks with MikroTik gateways, over 22.4 million times.
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LarryLoeb
LarryLoeb, 11/16/2018 3:42:56 PM
New Spectre & Meltdown Attacks Show Limits of CPU Vulnerabilities
@Ariella That sounds like a plan to me.

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Ariella
Ariella, 11/16/2018 2:47:32 PM
New Spectre & Meltdown Attacks Show Limits of CPU Vulnerabilities
@Larry I see. So we should just keep calm and keep vigilant without relaxing our guard.

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LarryLoeb
LarryLoeb, 11/16/2018 1:10:42 PM
Google Data Center Traffic Rerouted to Nigeria, China & Russia
@Ariella Hey, I ain't no advanced peristent threat.....

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Ariella
Ariella, 11/16/2018 11:56:13 AM
Google Data Center Traffic Rerouted to Nigeria, China & Russia
@LarryLoeb That's  a very apt image that explains it clearly.

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