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9 hours ago Mitsubishi Develops Cybersecurity Technology for Cars

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Japanese electronics and electrical equipment giant Mitsubishi Electric Corporation on Monday unveiled new technology designed to protect connected vehicles against cyber threats.

4 hours ago The Geopolitical Influence on Business Risk Management

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Report Maps Out Ten Major Geopolitical Risks That Businesses Will Face in 2019

3 hours ago Security researchers take down 100,000 malware sites over the last ten months

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The vast majority of malware links hosted payloads for the Emotet and Gozi trojans, and the GandCrab ransomware.

1 day ago Report: Federal Trade Commission Weighs Facebook Fine

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Facebook Probed by FTC Over Failures that Enabled Cambridge Analytica ScandalThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission is close to concluding its investigation into Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Washington Post reports, noting that the social network may face a record-setting fine, exceeding the $22.5 million fine the FTC in 2012 slammed on Google.

2 days ago Popular WordPress plugin hacked by angry former employee

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Hacker defaced the company's website and sent a mass email to all its customers, alleging unpatched security holes.

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5 hours ago Get in the bin: Let's Encrypt gives admins until February 13 to switch off TLS-SNI

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End-of-life followed 2018 fake Website certificate drama

If you're still using TLS-SNI, stop: a year after a slip-up allowed miscreants to claim Let's Encrypt certificates for domains they didn't own, the free certificate authority has announced the final sunset of the protocol involved.…

1 hour ago Rushing to patch? Here's how to prioritize your security efforts

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When addressing security vulnerabilities, enterprises should focus on those with publicly available exploit code, according to a Kenna Security report.

1 day ago Google Maps to roll out speed limit and speed camera features

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Finally. The speed camera feature will be launched in Australia, the UK, US, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, India, and Indonesia, while speed limits will be posted throughout the UK, US, and Denmark.

1 day ago DNC: Russian Hackers Attacked Us Again After Midterm Elections

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Hackers believed to be associated with the Russian government targeted the US Democratic National Committee (DNC) shortly after the 2018 midterm elections, court documents show.

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5 minutes ago Looks like Uncle Sam has pulled its finger out and appointed a Privacy Shield ombudsperson

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White House to nominate former DocuSign boss

The US may have finally complied with the European Commission's repeated requests to name a permanent Privacy Shield ombudsperson, The Register understands.…

7 minutes ago GDPR Complaints Filed Against Eight International Streaming Companies

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European NGO noyb ('none of your business') filed ten GDPR-related complaints against eight international streaming services on January 18, 2019. The complaints allege that the concerned streaming services have not fully -- and in some cases not at all -- responded to the lawful 'right of access by the data subject' (Article 15 of GDPR) with 'transparent information, communication and modalities' (Article 12); and are therefore in breach of GDPR.

20 minutes ago Let's Encrypt Begins Retirement of TLS-SNI-01 Validation

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Free and open Certificate Authority (CA) Let's Encrypt today started the process of completely retiring TLS-SNI-01 validation support. 

20 minutes ago Hackers turn to data theft and resale on the Dark Web for higher payouts

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Selling personal information and compromised accounts of popular Instragram users has become more lucrative than ransomware and cryptojacking campaigns.

33 minutes ago Two more Windows zero-days get temporary patches

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A first zero-day received a temporary fix last week. Now, security researchers release two more patches for two other Windows zero-days.

50 minutes ago Proposed Law Classifies Ransomware Infection as a Data Breach

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The newly announced Act to Strengthen Identity Theft Protections in North Carolina proposes that ransomware attacks be treated as data breaches.

2 hours ago Stalk my pals on social media and you'll know that the next words out of my mouth will be banana hammock

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Boffins reckon they can predict what you'll say based on your friends' activity online

The phenomenon of "prescient Facebook advertising", so beloved of conspiracy theorists who think social networks listen to your microphone, might instead simply be evidence of how good Facebook's algorithms have become.…

2 hours ago Dharma Gang Pushes Phobos Crypto-Locking Ransomware

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Also, Adware Installers Sneak STOP Ransomware Onto SystemsFresh strains of ransomware are being distributed by attackers who gain remote access to organizations' networks to infect them with Phobos, as well as via cracked-software sites that share adware installers inside which STOP ransomware has been hidden.

3 hours ago PC security warning: That out-of-date software is putting you at risk

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Over half of applications installed on your PCs are out-of-date - and Windows might need an update too.

3 hours ago Two thirds of US consumers say Government should do more to protect data privacy

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In the wake of breaches, US consumers are concerned more than ever about their data.

7 hours ago France Hits Google with $57 Million GDPR Fine

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Record Privacy Fine Sends Strong Signal to Data-Processing Technology CompaniesFrance has hit Google with a 50 million euro ($57 million) fine for violating the EU's General Data Protection Regulation. The country's data regulator says Google doesn't inform users in a clear way how their data is being collected and processed for targeted advertising.