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Zoom Stops Transferring Data by Default to Facebook

Data Breach Today

Privacy Gaffe Blamed on Facebook's iOS Software Development Kit Zoom has apologized for sharing large sets of user data by default with Facebook, blaming the social network's software development kit, which it has removed from its iOS app.

Annual Protest to ‘Fight Krebs’ Raises €150K+

Krebs on Security

In 2018, KrebsOnSecurity unmasked the creators of Coinhive — a now-defunct cryptocurrency mining service that was being massively abused by cybercriminals — as the administrators of a popular German language image-hosting forum.

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NEW TECH: ‘Micro-segmentation’ security vendor Guardicore seeks to disrupt firewall market

The Last Watchdog

Agile software innovation is the order of the day. Wonderous digital services are the result.

Securing Your Remote Workforce: A Coronavirus Guide for Businesses

Dark Reading

Often the hardest part in creating an effective awareness program is deciding what NOT to teach

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Privacy vs. Surveillance in the Age of COVID-19

Schneier on Security

The trade-offs are changing : As countries around the world race to contain the pandemic, many are deploying digital surveillance tools as a means to exert social control, even turning security agency technologies on their own civilians.

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US Government Sites Give Bad Security Advice

Krebs on Security

Many U.S. government Web sites now carry a message prominently at the top of their home pages meant to help visitors better distinguish between official U.S. government properties and phishing pages. Unfortunately, part of that message is misleading and may help perpetuate a popular misunderstanding about Web site security and trust that phishers have been exploiting for years now. For example, the official U.S.

MY TAKE: Deploying ‘machine learning’ at router level helps companies prepare for rise of 5G

The Last Watchdog

Machine learning (ML) and digital transformation (DX) go hand in glove. We’ve mastered how to feed data into pattern-recognition algorithms. And as we accelerate the digitalization of everything, even more data is being generated. Related: Defending networks with no perimeter Machine learning already is deeply embedded in the online shopping, banking, entertainment and social media systems we’ve come to rely on.

Google Bans Infowars Android App Over Coronavirus Claims

WIRED Threat Level

Apple kicked Alex Jones out of the App Store in 2018. The Google Play Store has finally followed suit. Security Security / Security News

Your colleague was infected with Coronavirus, this is the latest phishing lure

Security Affairs

Security experts uncovered a new Coronavirus-themed phishing campaign, the messages inform recipients that they have been exposed to the virus.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Health Data Breach Tally Spikes in Recent Weeks

Data Breach Today

Will Hacking Incidents, Other Breaches Continue to Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic? The total number of health data breaches - and individuals affected - on the 2020 tally has more than doubled in recent weeks. Here are the details

Russians Shut Down Huge Card Fraud Ring

Krebs on Security

Federal investigators in Russia have charged at least 25 people accused of operating a sprawling international credit card theft ring.

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Q&A: Accedian’s Michael Rezek on using ‘Network Traffic Analysis’ to defend hybrid networks

The Last Watchdog

Defending business networks isn’t getting any easier. Companies can have the latest, greatest perimeter defenses, intrusion detection systems and endpoint protections – and attackers will still get through. Just ask Equifax or Capital One. Related: Why cybersecurity should reflect societal values An emerging approach, called Network Traffic Analysis , is gaining traction as, in effect, a catch-all network security framework positioned at the highest layer of the networking stack.

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A Twitch Streamer Is Exposing Coronavirus Scams Live

WIRED Threat Level

Kitboga has built a following by trolling telemarketers. Covid-19 opportunists have given him a whole new crop of targets. Security Security / Security News

Privacy without borders: Reality or Fantasy?

Imagine a world in which every country shared a vision and a common set of principles to protect and regulate the use of personal data. It would make international business far simpler, provide citizens in every country with the same privacy rights.

Crooks leverage Zoom’s popularity in Coronavirus outbreak to serve malware

Security Affairs

Online communication platforms such as Zoom are essential instruments at the time of Coronavirus outbreak, and crooks are attempting to exploit their popularity.

COVID-19: The Digital Exposure Crisis

Data Breach Today

Cybersecurity Specialist John Walker on Lack of Preparedness, Bad Cyber Practices in UK The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed more than policy and social gaps, says U.K.-based based cybersecurity expert John Walker.

Researchers Spot Sharp Increase in Zoom-Themed Domain Registrations

Dark Reading

Attackers are attempting to take advantage of the surge in teleworking prompted by COVID-19, Check Point says


NEW TECH: QuoLab advances ‘Security Operations Platform’ — SOP — technology

The Last Watchdog

Defending enterprise networks has become a convoluted challenge, one that is only getting more byzantine by the day. I’ve written about the how SIEMs ingest log and event data from all across hybrid networks, and about how UEBA and SOAR technologies have arisen in just the past few years to help companies try to make sense of it all, even as catastrophic breaches persist.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Welcoming the USA Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Over the last 2 years I've been gradually welcoming various governments from around the world onto Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) so that they can have full and unfettered access to the list of email addresses on their domains impacted by data breaches. Today, I'm very happy to announce the expansion of this initiative to include the USA government by way of their US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Operation Poisoned News: Hong Kong iOS users targeted with watering hole attacks

Security Affairs

Operation Poisoned News – Experts observed a campaign aimed at infecting the iPhones of users in Hong Kong with an iOS backdoor that allows attackers to spy on them.

Microsoft to Pause Non-Essential Software Updates

Data Breach Today

Move Comes as COVID-19 Drives Surge of Work-From-Home Employees That IT Must Support Microsoft has announced that it will pause all non-essential updates for Windows, while both Google and Microsoft have said their Chrome and Edge browsers will, for now, receive only stability and security updates.

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The Wild, Wild West(world) of Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

Though set in the future, HBO's "Westworld" works as an allegory for the present moment in cybersecurity

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

How to Save on Cyber Insurance and Be Harder to Hack

Adam Levin

The more you can do to safeguard your company against cyberattacks and employee error, the better you will fare in the coming years. Cyber insurance is still evolving, and as such you can still get good deals even if your cybersecurity is not completely up to snuff.

An Elite Spy Group Used 5 Zero-Days to Hack North Koreans

WIRED Threat Level

South Korea is a prime suspect for exploiting the secret software vulnerabilities in a sophisticated espionage campaign. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

Zeus Sphinx spam campaign attempt to exploit Coronavirus outbreak

Security Affairs

The Zeus Sphinx malware is back, operators are now spreading it exploiting the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak. The Zeus Sphinx malware is back, it was observed in a new wave of attacks attempting to exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19 Crisis: How to Manage VPNs

Data Breach Today

Practitioners Share Insights on How They're Addressing VPN Shortcomings Security practitioners around the world are struggling to cope with the challenges posed by remote workers heavily relying on virtual private networks during the Covid-19 pandemic.

How to Evict Attackers Living Off Your Land

Dark Reading

As cyber defenses improve, adversaries are shifting to stealthy "living-off-the-land" attacks that use targets' own tools against them. Here are some tips to defend your turf


Why Data-driven decisions are the Key to Winning at Digital

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data-driven decisions. It’s 2020. Organizations are flooded with information from a myriad of sources. Coronavirus is raging across the US and has created significant uncertainty. How does the savvy executive know where to devote time, energy, and budget? Answer: Manage with data.

The Postal Service's Surprising Role in Surviving Doomsday

WIRED Threat Level

The little-known Postal Plan, which dates back to the Clinton era, charges mail carriers with delivering critical supplies—like vaccines—as a last resort. Security Security / National Security

AMD admits hacker stole source code files related to its GPUs

Security Affairs

AMD admitted that a hacker has stolen files related to some of its graphics products, but it downplayed the potential impact of the hack.

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