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1 day ago Millions Download "ExpensiveWall" Malware via Google Play

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A newly discovered Android malware that managed to infect at least 50 applications in Google Play has been downloaded between 1 million and 4.2 million times, Check Point researchers warn.

1 day ago APNIC-sponsored proposal could vastly improve DNS resilience against DDoS

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Denial of service attacks can be reduced by replying to DNS requests with a huge range of nothing, and remembering it.

1 day ago Hackers Hid Backdoor In CCleaner Security App With 2 Billion Downloads

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CCleaner app for better cyber hygiene is infected, with fears that millions are affected.

1 day ago Equifax Shares More Details About Breach

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Equifax has shared more details about the recent breach that affects roughly 143 million U.S. consumers, including how it discovered the unauthorized access and the number of individuals impacted by the incident in the United Kingdom.

1 day ago Threat Report Says 1 in 50 iOS Apps Could Leak Data

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A new global threat report for the mobile ecosystem shows that iOS provides a bigger threat than is often perceived. While the insecurities of the Android operating system are well-documented, the report notes that 1 in 50 iOS apps used in enterprise environments could potentially leak sensitive data.

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11 hours ago Sexploitation gang thrown in clink for 171 years after 'hunting' kids online and luring them in front of webcams

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Youngsters tricked into performing sex acts for pervs

Four men have joined their two accomplices behind bars for tricking young girls into performing sex acts online so they could film them.

10 hours ago How to use Let's Encrypt to secure your websites

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Let's Encrypt is easy to use and free -- no wonder it's the most popular Certificate Authority for securing websites. Here's how you can use it.

10 hours ago Boeing 747 Return Will Buck Up (Maybe Even Cheer Up) Irma-Damaged St. Maarten

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When the curfew was lifted in St. Maarten on Sunday, local photographer and plane spotter Chris Garner, set out to photograph the damage. She was startled to see a KLM Boeing 747 flying low over the island's famous Maho Beach.

7 hours ago Cyberinsurance is gaining steam for smaller businesses

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Cyberinsurance used to be only for large corporations, but policies are becoming available for small and medium-sized businesses. Read advice about what to consider before purchasing a cyber policy.

5 hours ago Sales Lead Management: The Right Way

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When it comes to sales and making the sales team more effective, the right software is crucial. This is even more true for B2B companies whose customers require more attention. Today, maintaining a good relationship with customers is a competitive advantage that can make or break a business.

 

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1 hour ago Equifax Disputes Report of Undisclosed Breach From March

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Equifax Claims Bloomberg Has Facts Mixed UpEquifax is disputing Bloomberg's report that it suffered an undisclosed data breach, discovered in March, that predates the massive breach that began in May. Instead, Equifax says the March breach involved its payroll service and that it notified all victims and required regulators.

1 hour ago New York Pushes to Regulate Credit Agencies After Equifax Breach

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday plans to make credit reporting firms comply with the 23 NYCRR 500 cybersecurity regulations enacted earlier this year.

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33 minutes ago Do CISOs Need IT or InfoSec Academic Credentials?

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In the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: a look at the former Equifax chief information security officer and whether her lack of academic credentials in IT or IT security is relevant to the massive breach at the credit reporting agency.

48 minutes ago Tips For Protecting Your Business From Ransomware Threats

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Ransomware attacks have been around for many years, but their threat level has only recently increased.Here's how you can protect your business.

48 minutes ago CCleaner Server Was Compromised in Early July

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A server distributing a version of PC utility CCleaner infected with malware might have been compromised in early July, Avast revealed.

48 minutes ago DigitalOcean Warns of Vulnerability Affecting Cloud Users

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DigitalOcean has started warning customers that some 1-Click applications running MySQL have an account with the same default password across all instances, and the company says the issue affects other cloud providers as well.

1 hour ago Pirate Bay uses your PC to mine cryptocurrency in quest to become ad-free

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Could CPU usage replace adverts in the future?

1 hour ago What's that, Equifax? Most people expect to be notified of a breach within hours?

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Go on, you're the breach expert

Equifax hasn't found time for a houseclean and is making claims of authority and competence about security breaches that, following its own recent high profile breach, come off as pretty cringeworthy.

3 hours ago European Commission proposes more powers for EU's infosec agency

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Cross-border cybersecurity certification scheme planned

The European Commission has proposed an expansion in the role of ENISA, the EU's cybersecurity agency.

5 hours ago Pirate Bay digs itself a new hole: Mining alt-coin in slurper browsers

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Would you trade your CPU time and electricity bill for pirated content?

Bittorrent search engine and mortal enemy of intellectual property lawyers, The Pirate Bay, has upset the one group of people that actually likes it: its users.

8 hours ago EFF resigns from W3C in wake of EME DRM standardisation

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Failure to protect researchers and abandonment of consensus has seen the digital rights organisation walk away from the W3C consortium.