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1 day ago Avast: No plans to discontinue CCleaner following second hack in two years

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Czech intelligence agency: "Data analysis suggests that the attack came from China."

2 days ago Best Practices for Evaluating and Vetting Third Parties

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The global and interconnected nature of business today means that no company or organization is an island. Every modern business relies on many others, either as part of the supply or distribution chain, or for value-added services like accounting and social media marketing. 

2 days ago Malware hides as iOS jailbreak, Sucuri is insecuri, and China is about to get even worse

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Plus, new allegations in Iran and American hacking war

Roundup Here's your Register security roundup to kick off your week.…

2 days ago Public, Election Officials May Be Kept in the Dark on Hacks

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If the FBI discovers that foreign hackers have infiltrated the networks of your county election office, you may not find out about it until after voting is over. And your governor and other state officials may be kept in the dark, too.

1 day ago US, UK: Russian Hackers Hijacked Iranian Malware, Infrastructure

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The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) reported on Monday that the Russia-linked threat group known as Turla has hijacked malware and infrastructure from Iranian hackers.

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1 day ago If there were almost a million computer misuse crimes last year, Action Fraud is only passing 2% of cases to cops

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You know my stats don't lie and I'm starting to feel it's wrong

Action Fraud (AF) is referring fewer computer misuse cases to police investigators despite official statistics showing nearly a million offences were reported last year.…

1 day ago Opposition grows as Brazil advances single citizen database plans

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A new bill aims to reverse the president's decision to centralize and share personal data across the public sector.

1 day ago Zappos' Offer to Breach Victims: A 10 Percent Discount

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Proposed Data Breach Settlement Follows Supreme Court's Refusal to Hear AppealZappos is close to settling a long-running class action lawsuit filed by consumers over a 2012 data breach. The online shoe and clothing retailer's proposed compensation would be a 10 percent discount on a future online purchase. A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to the deal.

1 day ago Consumers creeping and peeking, reveals HP survey

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3 out of 4 Americans check out other people's screens, and read unclaimed docs on office printer trays.

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10 minutes ago Haxis of evil: Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are 'continuous threat' to UK, say spies

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National Cyber Security Centre handled 658 incidents last year

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has said in its annual review (here) that Russia, China, Iran and North Korea "continue to pose strategic national security threats to the UK".…

10 minutes ago Tech, Security Firms Launch Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance

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Several major tech and cybersecurity companies have joined forces for a new initiative called the Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance (OTCSA), which aims to help industrial and critical infrastructure organizations address challenges related to OT security by providing guidance and resources.

36 minutes ago Huawei: Easier to bribe telco staff then build backdoors

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It requires so much effort to build backdoors into networking equipment that work across different global communications networks and system configurations that it likely is easier and more effective to bribe a telco executive, says Huawei chief cybersecurity officer.

36 minutes ago Mozilla's Firefox 70 is out: Privacy reports reveal whose cookies are tracking you

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Mozilla doubles down on privacy to counter confusing online third-party tracking consent forms.

1 hour ago Ex-police officer and data breach victim loses court appeal, becomes liable for force's costs

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Despite successfully suing the Met, she may now end up homeless.

7 hours ago Deepfakes, quantum computing cracking codes, ransomware... Find out what's really freaking out Uncle Sam

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We sat through this 90-minute committee hearing so you didn't have to

Vid The US House Committee on Homeland Security grilled a panel of experts to understand how foreign adversaries could weaponise emerging technologies like AI and quantum computing in cybersecurity.…

11 hours ago Messed Western: Vuln hunters say hotel giant's Autoclerk code exposed US soldiers' info, travel plans, passwords...

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Leaked travel details revealed US military personnel and trips

A security team for review site vpnMentor, led by Israeli researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, recently found a publicly accessible AWS database owned by Autoclerk, a reservation system recently acquired by Best Western Hotels and Resorts Group.…