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1 day ago Norsk Hydro's Ransomware Headache

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the recent ransomware attack on aluminum giant, Norsk Hydro. Plus, confessions of a former LulzSec and Anonymous hacktivist, and the growing problem of cyber extortion.

1 day ago Windows 10 DHCP vulnerability allows for remote code execution

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The vulnerability in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 gives attackers an entry point for further exploitation when combined with other vulnerabilities.

1 day ago D.C. Attorney General Introduces New Data Security Bill

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Karl A. Racine, the attorney general for the District of Columbia, on Thursday announced the introduction of a new bill that aims to expand data breach notification requirements and improve the way personal information is protected by organizations.

1 day ago Norsk Hydro will not pay ransom demand and will restore from backups

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Microsoft employees have arrived in Norway to help Norsk Hydro recover after ransomware attack.

1 day ago Industry Reactions to Norsk Hydro Breach: Feedback Friday

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Norwegian aluminum giant Norsk Hydro has been hit by a serious ransomware attack that caused disruptions at some of its plants and forced the company to turn to manual processes to fulfill customer orders.

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1 day ago Over 100,000 GitHub repos have leaked API or cryptographic keys

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Thousands of new API or cryptographic keys leak via GitHub projects every day.

1 day ago Researchers Earn $270,000 for Firefox, Edge Hacks at Pwn2Own 2019

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White hat hackers earned a total of $270,000 on the second day of the Pwn2Own hacking competition for demonstrating exploits against the Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge web browsers.

1 day ago Data protection: Top 3 business challenges

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More than a quarter of businesses experienced irreparable data loss in the past year, according to a Dell EMC survey.

1 day ago 'Sharing of user data is routine, yet far from transparent' is probably what you don't want to hear about medical apps. But 2019 is gonna 2019

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Study found Android software slinging deets all over the place

Folks using healthcare-related Android apps: after you've handed over your private details to that software, do you know where it is sending your data? If you don't, nobody should blame you. It turns out it can be a complicated and obfuscated affair.…

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5 hours ago Cisco Patches High Severity Vulnerabilities in IP Phones

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Cisco this week released security patches to address high severity vulnerabilities in its IP Phone 8800 Series and IP Phone 7800 Series. 

A total of five vulnerabilities were addressed, all impacting the web-based management interface of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Software of IP Phone 8800 Series. 

6 hours ago Tesla car hacked at Pwn2Own contest

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Research duo who hacked Tesla car win the competition's overall standings. They also get to keep the car.

9 hours ago FEMA 'unnecessarily' shared data of 2.3 million disaster victims with contractor

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FEMA says accidental data leak has been dealt with and user data removed from contractor's systems.