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Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months

Krebs on Security

Networking software giant Citrix Systems says malicious hackers were inside its networks for five months between 2018 and 2019, making off with personal and financial data on company employees, contractors, interns, job candidates and their dependents.

Defense Department Agency Reports Data Breach

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Defense Information Systems Agency Has a Security Mission A U.S.

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GAO: Census Bureau Comes Up Short on Cybersecurity

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With 2020 Census Slate to Start April 1, Bureau Still Has Work to Do The U.S. Census Bureau has not done enough to address cybersecurity issues in preparation for the 2020 census, which is slated to begin April, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office

MY TAKE: Why new tools, tactics are needed to mitigate risks introduced by widespread encryption

The Last Watchdog

It was just a few short years ago that the tech sector, led by Google, Mozilla and Microsoft, commenced a big push to increase the use of HTTPS – and its underlying TLS authentication and encryption protocol.

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.

ISS reveals malware attack impacted parts of the IT environment

Security Affairs

ISS , the multinational Denmark-based facility services company, was hit with a malware that shuts down shared IT services worldwide.

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Pay Up, Or We’ll Make Google Ban Your Ads

Krebs on Security

A new email-based extortion scheme apparently is making the rounds, targeting Web site owners serving banner ads through Google’s AdSense program.

NEW TECH: CyCognito employs offensive bot network to put companies a step a head of attackers

The Last Watchdog

When it comes to defending their networks, most companies have had it drilled into them, by now, that it’s essential to erect layered defenses.

Joker malware still able to bypass Google Play Store checks

Security Affairs

The infamous Joker malware has found a way to bypass the security checks to be published in the official Play Store, new clicker was found by experts.

Inrupt, Tim Berners-Lee's Solid, and Me

Schneier on Security

For decades, I have been talking about the importance of individual privacy. For almost as long, I have been using the metaphor of digital feudalism to describe how large companies have become central control points for our data.

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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!

Encoding Stolen Credit Card Data on Barcodes

Krebs on Security

Crooks are constantly dreaming up new ways to use and conceal stolen credit card data. According to the U.S. Secret Service , the latest scheme involves stolen card information embedded in barcodes affixed to phony money network rewards cards.

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Cybersecurity Plan for 2020 US Election Unveiled

Data Breach Today

CISA Describes Its Role as Security Facilitator The U.S.

MY TAKE: PKI, digital certificates now ready to take on the task of securing digital transformation

The Last Watchdog

Just five years ago, the Public Key Infrastructure, or PKI , was seriously fraying at the edges and appeared to be tilting toward obsolescence. Things have since taken a turn for the better. Related: Why PKI is well-suited to secure the Internet of Things PKI is the authentication and encryption framework on which the Internet is built. The buckling of PKI a few years back was a very serious matter, especially since there was nothing waiting in the wings to replace PKI.

Firms Improve Threat Detection but Face Increasingly Disruptive Attacks

Dark Reading

In addition, more third parties are discovering the attacks rather than the companies themselves

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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.

ObliqueRAT, a new malware employed in attacks on government targets in Southeast Asia

Security Affairs

Cisco Talos researchers discovered a new malware, tracked as ObliqueRAT, that was employed targeted attacks against organizations in Southeast Asia.

A Tiny Piece of Tape Tricked Teslas Into Speeding Up 50 MPH

WIRED Threat Level

An MGM Resorts breach, natural gas ransomware, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Phishing Campaigns Tied to Coronavirus Persist

Data Breach Today

UN's World Health Organization Warns of Fraud Attempts As the coronavirus generates headlines around the world, cybercriminals are continuing to use this public health crisis to spread phishing emails and create malicious domains for a variety of fraud. Here's an update on the latest developments

Internet of Things Candle

Schneier on Security

There's a Kickstarter for an actual candle , with real fire, that you can control over the Internet. What could possibly go wrong? internetofthings

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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.

MGM Data Breach Affects Over 10 Million Customers

Adam Levin

The personal information of over 10.6 million customers of MGM Resorts has been published online. MGM Resorts confirmed the leaked data as being the result of a data breach that occurred last year.

CVE-2019-0604 SharePoint Remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability

Security Affairs

A security expert found a flaw in SharePoint that could be exploited to remotely execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted SharePoint application package.

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How Trump Hollowed Out US National Security

WIRED Threat Level

Acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell is just the latest in a cascade of temporary or vacant personnel in critical government positions. . Security Security / National Security

Hacking of Accounting Firm Affects Medical Group

Data Breach Today

Apparent Ransomware Incident Exposes Patient Information An apparent ransomware attack on an accounting firm in December exposed the patient data of Community Care Physicians, a large upstate New York medical group, as well as other clients of the firm

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!

Hacking McDonald's for Free Food

Schneier on Security

This hack was possible because the McDonald's app didn't authenticate the server, and just did whatever the server told it to do: McDonald's receipts in Germany end with a link to a survey page. Once you take the survey, you receive a coupon code for a free small beverage, redeemable within a month.

Weekly Update 179

Troy Hunt

On reflection, I feel this week's update was dominated by having a laugh at an IoT candle ?? And that's fair, too, even though I then went and bought one because hey, this is gonna be great conference talk material!

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Google removed nearly 600 apps from the Play Store for ad policy violation

Security Affairs

Google announced to have removed nearly 600 Android apps in the official Play Store that were violating two ad-related policies.

The US Blames Russia's GRU for Sweeping Cyberattacks in Georgia

WIRED Threat Level

By calling out Russia for digital assaults on its neighboring country, the US hopes to head off similar efforts at home. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

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Hackers Post Details on MGM Resorts Guests: Report

Data Breach Today

Breached Cloud Server Contained Data on 10 Million Guests Hackers have posted on an underground forum the personal information of 10.6 million MGM Resorts guests, ZDNet reports. The hotel chain confirms it was breached last year

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