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Norton 360 Now Comes With a Cryptominer

Krebs on Security

Norton 360 , one of the most popular antivirus products on the market today, has installed a cryptocurrency mining program on its customers’ computers. According to the FAQ posted on its site , “ Norton Crypto ” will mine Ethereum (ETH) cryptocurrency while the customer’s computer is idle. ” reads a Dec.

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Data monetization: driving the new competitive edge in retail


Data monetization: driving the new competitive edge in retail. Retailers are fully aware that their future relies largely on their ability to use data efficiently. However, in today’s dynamic and highly competitive retail sector, retailers need to accelerate their plans and commit resolutely to the path of data monetization.

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Process Excellence: A transformational lever to extreme automation

IBM Big Data Hub

What do a Canadian energy company, a Dutch coffee retailer and a British multinational consumer packaged goods (CPG) company have in common right now? All are transforming their procurement operations by leveraging state-of-the-art process mining and intelligent automation technology. dollars annually in direct or indirect procurement.

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The Life Cycle of a Breached Database

Krebs on Security

There, denizens with computer rigs that are built primarily for mining virtual currencies can set to work using those systems to crack passwords. But a decent crypto-mining rig can quickly crack a majority of password hashes generated with MD5 (one of the weaker and more commonly-used password hashing algorithms).

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It’s time to think twice about retail loyalty programs

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

As I was starting to write this blog, yet another retail program data breach occurred, for Marriott’s Starwood loyalty program. In this case, it looks as though the attackers had been on the Starwood network for somewhere around three years, mining out their reservations database (keep in mind that Marriott only acquired Starwood in 2016 ).

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News alert: Beazley reports on how AI, new tech distract businesses as cyber risk intensifies

The Last Watchdog

With a minimum of 50 respondents per country per industry sector, respondents represented businesses operating in: •Healthcare & Life Sciences •Manufacturing, Retail, Wholesale and Food & Beverage •Commercial Property, Real Estate and Construction •Hospitality, Entertainment and Leisure (including Gaming) •Financial Institutions and Professional (..)

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New AlienFox toolkit harvests credentials for tens of cloud services

Security Affairs

The most recent version of AlienFox, Version 4, shows a totally different structure, it has added WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Prestashop, Magento, and Opencart targeting, an retail site account checker. Tool1, Tool2). .” ” concludes the report.

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