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10 hours ago China's Hack Attacks: An Economic Espionage Campaign

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An analysis of China's surging hack attacks as part of an economic espionage campaign leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also: Choosing the right MSSP, plus an analysis of the recent hijacking of Google traffic.

23 hours ago The top 5 myths about cloud-based security

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Enterprises are turning to security in the cloud for greater flexibility and reduced complexity, but several misconceptions exist. Here's the truth, according to a Forcepoint report.

1 day ago Another Meltdown, Spectre security scare: Data-leaking holes riddle Intel, AMD, Arm chips

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CPU slingers insist existing defenses will stop attacks - but eggheads disagree

Computer security researchers have uncovered yet another set of transient execution attacks on modern CPUs that allow a local attacker to gain access to privileged data, fulfilling predictions made when the Spectre and Meltdown flaws were reported at the beginning of the year.

2 days ago Microsoft Patches Actively Exploited Windows Vulnerability

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Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates for November 2018 address more than 60 vulnerabilities, including zero-days and publicly disclosed flaws.

2 days ago 4 communication fundamentals that should be in every disaster recovery plan

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See where the communication breakdowns are likely to occur--and revise the disaster recovery plan accordingly.

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57 minutes ago Many ATMs Can be Hacked in Minutes: Report

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Many automated teller machines (ATMs) lack adequate security mechanisms and can be compromised in minutes using various methods, according to a new report from vulnerability assessment firm Positive Technologies. 

15 hours ago Super Micro chief bean counter: Bloomberg's 'unwarranted hardware hacking article' has slowed our server sales

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CEO insists Chinese spy chip bombshell 'impossible'

Super Micro Computer on Thursday reported net sales in the range of $952m to $962m for the first quarter of its fiscal 2019, which ended September 30, 2018. That's higher than company guidance of $810m to $870m, and up roughly 40 per cent on the year-ago period.

10 hours ago Most ATMs can be hacked in under 20 minutes

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Experts tested ATMs from NCR, Diebold Nixdorf, and GRGBanking.

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14 minutes ago Europol, Diebold Nixdorf to Share Information on Cyber Threats

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Europol on Friday announced that it has signed a cybersecurity-focused memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Diebold Nixdorf, one of the world's largest providers of ATM and point-of-sale (PoS) services.

1 hour ago Russian banks hit by major phishing attacks from two hacker groups

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The Silence and MoneyTaker hacking crews have been targeting Russian financial institutions.

2 hours ago BlackBerry absorbs Operation Cleaver beaver Cylance into threat detection unit

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$1.4bn match made in heaven

BlackBerry has made its biggest acquisition ever, spending over half of its cash pile to bolster its threat detection unit.

2 hours ago Google Helps G Suite Admins Enforce Strong Passwords

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Google this week announced new features to G Suite designed to help administrators enforce rigorous password requirements and increase security.

2 hours ago 'Unjustifiably excessive': Not even London cops can follow law with their rubbish gang database

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Gangs Matrix led to 'multiple and serious' breaches of data protection rules, says watchdog

London cops have broken data protection rules by using a controversial database that ranks people's likelihood of gang-related violence but fails to distinguish between victims and perps, and low and high-risk people.

3 hours ago Most antivirus programs fail to detect this cryptocurrency-stealing malware

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Traditional antivirus software has a tough time detecting malware used in the campaign.

3 hours ago These AI-generated fake fingerprints can fool smartphone security

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Attackers no longer need your actual fingerprint to unlock your phone.

5 hours ago BlackBerry to Acquire Cylance for $1.4 Billion in Cash

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BlackBerry on Friday announced that it has agreed to acquire next-generation endpoint security firm Cylance for US $1.4 billion in cash.

5 hours ago Where to implant my employee microchip? I have the ideal location

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Swipe - open toilet door - and swipe again

Something for the Weekend, Sir? "Work out loud," my prospective new employer tells me, adding that "we are a team, not a family". Sister Sledge need not apply.

5 hours ago The Privacy Penalty for Voting in America

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States Shouldn't Serve Up on a Platter Voters' Email Addresses and Phone NumbersVoting in the United States carries a huge privacy cost: states give away or sell voters' personal information to anyone who wants it. In this era of content micro-targeting, rampant misinformation and identity theft schemes, this trade in voters' personal data is both dangerous and irresponsible.