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1 day ago Google slaps Symantec for sloppy certs, slow show of SNAFUs

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Certs will keep working, but Chrome will be suspicious, soon

Google's Chrome development team has posted a stinging criticism of Symantec's certificate-issuance practices, saying it has lost confidence in the company's practices and therefore in the safety of sessions hopefully-secured by Symantec-issued certificates.

1 day ago Apple iCloud ransom demands: The facts you need to know

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ZDNet has uncovered several loose ends with a claim regarding millions of iCloud accounts held for ransom, and questions remain. Users should act out of an abundance to protect their accounts.

1 day ago Did you know: Crimelords behind DDoS attacks offer customer loyalty points?

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Tweaking business models for greater 404 kerching

The DDoS attack business has advanced to the point that running an attack can cost as little as $7 an hour, while the targeted company can end up losing thousands, if not millions of dollars.

1 day ago Google proposes sending Symantec to TLS sin bin

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Certificates from Symantec would have their trust period reduced to nine months under Google's plan.

1 day ago Apple: CIA's Mac, iPhone Vulnerabilities Already Patched

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Apple Tells WikiLeaks to Submit CIA Exploits Through Normal Process

Apple's initial analysis of the iPhone and Mac exploits disclosed by WikiLeaks on Thursday shows that the vulnerabilities they use have already been patched. The company told WikiLeaks to send the information it possesses through the regular submission process.

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21 hours ago The 21 best IT and tech memes on the Internet

TechRepublic View Synopsis+1
From Bad Luck Brian to Confession Bear to Scumbag Steve, these are the best tech-flavored memes the Internet has to offer

8 hours ago Could Killing of FCC Privacy Rules Lead to End of Net Neutrality?

SecurityWeek View Synopsis+1

The Senate on Thursday voted 50-48 to overturn new FCC rules that would prevent ISPs from monetizing customers' information without their consent. The rules, passed during the Obama administration in October 2016, were due to come into force earlier this month, but were delayed by new Republican chairman Ajit Pai. 

3 hours ago Cape Networks WLAN Sensors- The Test Drive Begins

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I'm currently getting started with evaluating WLAN performance monitoring sensors from Cape Networks. As I wrote about prior in my wirednot blog, I was fortunate to meet two of Cape's founders at the 2017 WLAN Professionals

1 day ago Why Continuous Vulnerability Assessment Is Essential

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With the rapid changes in the threat landscape and the risks introduced by DevOps, the cloud and other new elements, organizations need to have a continuous vulnerability assessment program as a security baseline, says Richard Bussiere of Tenable Network Security.

1 day ago My ISP Can Take My Web Browsing History And Shove It Up Its Segmented Marketing

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The Senate voted to overturn rules that would have made your ISP ask nicely before taking your browsing history. Good thing you already give all your data

1 day ago Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs [updated]

ArsTechnica View Synopsis+1
Chrome to immediately stop recognizing EV status and gradually nullify all certs.

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3 hours ago A sign of the times

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It?s a sign of the world we live in today that there exists at least one company whose sole business is providing mobile device threat defenses