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13 hours ago Blood test biz LabCorp pulls plug on systems over hacker fears

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US medical testing giant says no evidence of data theft after alarms triggered

Medical biz LabCorp shut down some of its systems last week after it detected "suspicious activity" on its network.

5 hours ago PayPal's pal Venmo spaffs your pals' payments - and yours

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200 million transactions visible to all, inc. the inside dope on a cannabis seller's annual sales

PayPal-owned digital wallet Venmo shares way too much data via its public API, according to Berlin-based researcher Hang Do Thi Duc.

5 hours ago Microsoft Offers $100,000 in New Identity Bug Bounty Program

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Microsoft on Tuesday announced the launch of a new bug bounty program that offers researchers the opportunity to earn up to $100,000 for discovering serious vulnerabilities in the company's various identity services.

2 hours ago GrandCrab: The New King of Ransomware?

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Cryptominers have plateaued, GrandCrab is the new king of ransomware, adware -- surprise! -- is as prolific as ever, and VPNFilter might herald a new genre of sophisticated multi-purpose malware. These are some of the conclusions drawn from the Malwarebytes Cybercrime tactics and techniques report for Q2, 2018.

1 day ago '007' code helps stop Spectre exploits before they exist

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Singaporeans boffins offer Spectre-protector as Fortinet ponders Android inoculation

Black hats haven't yet found a way to mass-exploit the Spectre vulnerability - but mitigations are already arriving.

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11 hours ago "‹Mastercard to link crypto to fiat currency with new patent

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Mastercard has patented a method and system for the 'linkage of blockchain-based assets to fiat currency accounts'.

6 hours ago OnDemand Webinar | The Dirty Secrets of Network Firewalls

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Major insight from around the world on the state of firewalls.Major insight from around the world on the state of firewalls.

33 minutes ago BetterCloud bolsters G Suite security with rapid risk identification

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Activity-Based Alerts for Google Cloud can help enterprises avoid unauthorized access to company data.

23 hours ago Alexa, Are You A Spy? Israeli Startup Raises $12.5 Million So Governments Can Hack IoT

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Former Israeli Prime Minister helps launch a one-stop hacking shop for government agencies. Privacy concerns abound.

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14 minutes ago The 10 airports where your phone is most likely to get hacked

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Certain US airports contain Wi-Fi network risks that could put your devices and company data in danger, according to a Coronet report.

14 minutes ago Exclusive: New email malware detection can outperform the top 60 antivirus engines

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Research from Ben-Gurion University in Israel leverages 100 unique email features to provide a more robust method for detecting malware.

33 minutes ago Facial Recognition Backlash: Technology Giants Scramble

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'We Refuse to be Complicit,' Silicon Valley Employees Tell BossesSilicon Valley employees are increasingly calling on executives to restrict the use of facial recognition technology, mobilized in part by the U.S. government's previous policy of separating children from parents at the border. Experts say facial recognition regulations are needed - and quickly.

33 minutes ago GandCrab: The New King of Ransomware?

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Cryptominers have plateaued, GandCrab is the new king of ransomware, adware -- surprise! -- is as prolific as ever, and VPNFilter might herald a new genre of sophisticated multi-purpose malware. These are some of the conclusions drawn from the Malwarebytes Cybercrime tactics and techniques report for Q2, 2018.

2 hours ago FS-ISAC, Singapore to collaborate on cybersecurity initiatives

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Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center and Cybersecurity Agency of Singapore will conduct joint exercises and share insights during the three-year partnership agreement.

2 hours ago Call records breach let users feel like Movistars: With everyone watching who they're talking to

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Enumeration bug potentially allowed users to peek at each others' details

Telefonica Spain has inadvertently exposed the personal details of customers of its Movistar division.

3 hours ago Keeping it on the Down Low on the Dark Web

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Sites on the Dark Web Have Several Motivations to Unmask Their Visitors

6 hours ago PayPal's pal Venmo spaffs your pals' payments - and yours

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200 million transactions visible to all, inc. the inside dope on a cannabis seller's annual sales

PayPal-owned digital wallet Venmo shares way too much data via its public API, according to Berlin-based researcher Hang Do Thi Duc.

7 hours ago Microsoft to pay new bounties for identity services holes

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If ye can board Microsoft accounts, Azure AD or even OpenID without the skipper knowing, loot be your reward

Microsoft's launched a new bug bounty program, this time for identity services.

10 hours ago "‹ATO removes 'bug' preventing use of website with security measures in place

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The ATO said it has removed a 'bug' that was preventing full use of ato.gov.au when some adblockers, firewalls, and anti-virus security measures were in place.

11 hours ago ADHA pins My Health Record opt-out issues on users with incorrect information

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Call waiting times have been reduced, says the digital health record operator, and a spokesperson for the human services minister says systems were not overloaded.