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Humankind had come a long way from the time when the Internet became mainstream. What started as a research project ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) funded by DARPA has grown exponentially and has single-handedly revolutionized human behavior.

When WWW (world wide web) came into existence, it was meant to share information over the Internet, from there part through natural
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Security incidents occur. It's not a matter of 'if' but of 'when.' There are security products and procedures that were implemented to optimize the IR process, so from the 'security-professional' angle, things are taken care of.

However, many security pros who are doing an excellent job in handling incidents find effectively communicating the ongoing process with their management a much more
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Mobile app SDKs sport dodgy crypto defaults, set bad examples – updates available

It has been revealed that Adobe's Experience Platform mobile SDKs, used to create apps that interact with the company's cloud services, until recently contained sample configuration files that created insecure default settings.…

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Continuing the new normal of fixing things after major security breaches, Facebook has once again made it into the news.



Facebook Makes Changes To Groups API Following Privacy Breach on Latest Hacking News.

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This week Google has made a revelation for their users regarding a zero-day vulnerability in the Google Chrome browser under



Google Discloses Zero-Day Vulnerability In Chrome Browser Under Active Exploitation on Latest Hacking News.

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Mozilla, in partnership with Facebook, Cloudflare, and other IETF community members, has announced technical specifications for a new cryptographic protocol called "Delegated Credentials for TLS."

Delegated Credentials for TLS is a new simplified way to implement "short-lived" certificates without sacrificing the reliability of secure connections.

In short, the new TLS protocol extension aims
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Microsoft seems a bit hazy on what 'disable' actually means

A security hole in Office for Mac can be exploited by miscreants to potentially run malicious code on victims' shiny computers without anyone noticing.…

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Everis, one of the largest IT consulting companies in Spain, suffered a targeted ransomware attack on Monday, forcing the company to shut down all its computer systems until the issue gets resolved completely.

Ransomware is a computer virus that encrypts files on an infected system until a ransom is paid.

According to several local media, Everis informed its employees about the devastating
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Everis, one of the largest IT consulting companies in Spain, suffered a targeted ransomware attack on Monday, forcing the company to shut down all its computer systems until the issue gets resolved completely.

Ransomware is a computer virus that encrypts files on an infected system until a ransom is paid.

According to several local media, Everis informed its employees about the devastating
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Including Spanish camgirl sites spill info, domain registrars hacked

Roundup  Let's check out some of the more recent security happenings beyond what we've already covered.…

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Disposable furniture flogger seeks data wranglers

Scandi furniture emporium Ikea is seeking privacy specialists to join its office in Malmö, Sweden.…

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Two grey hat hackers have pleaded guilty to blackmailing Uber, LinkedIn, and other U.S. corporations for money in exchange for promises to delete data of millions of customers they had stolen in late 2016.

In a San Jose courthouse in California on Wednesday, Brandon Charles Glover (26) of Florida and Vasile Mereacre (23) of Toronto admitted they accessed and downloaded confidential corporate
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Once again, a prominent technology firm has made a blunder with regard to users’ privacy. This time, Adobe inadvertently exposed



Adobe Leaked 7.5 Million Records Of Creative Cloud Users’ Data on Latest Hacking News.

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We really needed to take a look before you published

The US government has gone back to court in a bid to get a summary judgement against whistleblower Edward Snowden and Macmillan – the publisher of his memoir, Permanent Record.…

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The Anti-Threat Toolkit (ATTK) by Trend Micro is a dedicated tool for fending off malware infections. However, like any other



Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Found In Trend Micro Anti-Threat Toolkit (ATTK) on Latest Hacking News.

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A team of German cybersecurity researchers has discovered a new cache poisoning attack against web caching systems that could be used by an attacker to force a targeted website into delivering error pages to most of its visitors instead of legitimate content or resources.

The issue affects reverse proxy cache systems like Varnish and some widely-used Content Distribution Networks (CDNs)
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Wikileaks founder said to be frail, labours to confirm name and date of birth

An emotional and clean-shaven Julian Assange has appeared in court to request more time and resources to prepare his defence against extradition to the US on espionage charges.…

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Katie Moussouris speaks out on modern-day flaw finding and infosec jobs

Disclosure  Bug-bounty pioneer Katie Moussouris has urged companies to hire the necessary staff to handle vulnerability disclosures before diving headlong into handing out rewards.…

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Admins snoozing on patching despite reports of active attacks

The flurry of reports in recent weeks of in-the-wild exploits for the Windows RDP 'BlueKeep' security flaw had little impact among those responsible for patching, it seems.…

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HackerOne isn’t only a platform that is helping the businesses to stay safe. Rather, it also welcomes bug reports from



HackerOne Awarded $3500 In Bounties For Two Vulnerabilities Affecting The Platform on Latest Hacking News.

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ZoneAlarm, an internet security software company owned by Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Technologies, has suffered a data breach exposing data of its discussion forum users, the company confirmed The Hacker News.

With nearly 100 million downloads, ZoneAlarm offers antivirus software, firewall, and additional virus protection solutions to home PC users, small businesses, and mobile
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Educational institutions main target during September spike

Kasperksy researchers have blamed pesky schoolkids for the big September spike in denial-of-service attacks.…

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Not even data recovery companies

A data recovery company is dubiously claiming it has cracked decryption of Dharma ransomware – despite there being no known method of unscrambling its files.…

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We usually see Apple boasting about its seemingly robust security and privacy measures. Nonetheless, like any other technology, Apple products



Apple Mail On MacOS Stores Parts Of Encrypted Emails In Unencrypted Form on Latest Hacking News.

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Recently, NVIDIA has fixed numerous security vulnerabilities in its GeForce Experience software and GPU Display Driver. Users should ensure updating



NVIDIA Patched Multiple GeForce And GPU Driver Vulnerabilities on Latest Hacking News.

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After receiving back to back reports of malicious apps on the Play Store, Google has finally taken a serious step



Google Forms App Defense Alliance To Stop ‘Bad Apps’ on Latest Hacking News.

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Plus, rConfig flaw raises alarms

Roundup  Time for a look at some of the other security stories making the rounds in the past week.…

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Continuing on the trail of smart security systems exhibiting security issues, now joins Amazon’s smart doorbells. Researchers found a serious



Vulnerability Found In Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell on Latest Hacking News.

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Researchers have noted numerous security issues in multiple Cisco Small Business Routers. Since the vendors have now fixed the flaws,



Multiple Security Issues Detected In Cisco Small Business Routers – Update Now! on Latest Hacking News.

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Researchers have come up with a new attack strategy against smart assistants. These attacks threaten all devices featuring voice assistants.



New Attack Strategy Against Smart Assistants Dubbed ‘LightCommands’ on Latest Hacking News.

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Researchers have discovered more malicious Android apps on the Play Store. They specifically noticed numerous adware-delivering Android games and camera



More Adware-Delivering Android Games And Camera Apps Removed From Google Play Store on Latest Hacking News.

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