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Plus: MongoDB crams end-to-end crypto into database tech

Google on Wednesday released source code for a project called Private Join and Compute that allows two parties to analyze and compare shared sets of data without revealing the contents of each set to the other party.…

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A security firm has pointed out some zero-day vulnerabilities in Facebook WordPress Plugins. The vulnerabilities precisely exist in plugins ‘Facebook



Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Found In Two Facebook WordPress Plugins on Latest Hacking News.

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Senator urges NIST to do something about it

Influential US Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is not happy about Uncle Sam's employees using insecure .zip files and other archive formats to electronically transfer information.…

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Phishing scams are among the most diversified and dynamic cyber attacks that depict the creativity of scammers. Since most phishing



A New Phishing Scam States ‘Encrypted Message Received’ To Trick The Victim on Latest Hacking News.

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You need to rifle through my photos why, exactly?

Regulators and campaign groups have warned a UK Parliamentary inquiry that the increasing collection, use and storage of data by corporations poses a serious risk to privacy and security.…

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Riveria Beach Fl Pays Hackers 65 Bitcoin, Spearphisher Attacks Hit US Hospitals, Amica Parent Company Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy



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Following recurrent breach reports from three American universities, the Oregon State University, Graceland University, and Missouri Southern State University, another



Australian Catholic University Discloses Data Breach on Latest Hacking News.

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Following the latest critical update for Firefox, the Tor Project today released an updated version of its anonymity and privacy browser to patch the same Firefox vulnerability in its bundle.

Earlier this week, Mozilla released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 versions to patch a critical actively-exploited vulnerability (CVE-2019-11707) that could allow attackers to remotely take full
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In today's business environment, data is what matters most. It matters to organizations that monetize it into operational insights and optimisations, and it matters the threat actors that relentlessly seek to achieve similar monetisation by compromising it.

In the very common scenario in which organisation A provides services to organization B, it’s imperative for the latter to be absolutely
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Office of the Inspector General brings lab back down to Earth

NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab still has "multiple IT security control weaknesses" that expose "systems and data to exploitation by cyber criminals", despite cautions earlier this year.…

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It hasn’t been long since Mozilla last released updates for its Thunderbird email client however yet again, they’ve needed to



Mozilla Rolled-Out Multiple Security Fixes With Thunderbird 60.7.1 on Latest Hacking News.

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If you use the Firefox web browser, you need to update it right now.

Mozilla earlier today released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 versions to patch a critical zero-day vulnerability in the browsing software that hackers have been found exploiting in the wild.

Discovered and reported by Samuel Groß, a cybersecurity researcher at Google Project Zero, the vulnerability could allow
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150,000 personal records on people, including US veterans, upset with their healthcare

In what has become a depressingly common occurrence, the personal information of hundreds of thousands of people may have fallen into the wrong hands because yet another organization did not secure a cloud-hosted database.…

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Just make sure you're running the latest version

Mozilla has released an emergency critical update for Firefox to squash a zero-day vulnerability that is under active attack.…

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DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Blue Keep Warning, Netflix finds three Linux DoS Vulnerabilities, NoMoreRansom Website Releases Free GrandCrab



Latest Hacking News Podcast #307 on Latest Hacking News.

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The tables are turned, database tables that is

The healthcare debt collector ransacked by hackers, who gained access to millions of patients' personal information, has filed for bankruptcy protection.…

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Home devices are so poorly guarded, attackers don't even need sophisticated tools

While netizens and journalists worry about criminals and spies using sophisticated cyber-weapons to hijack Internet of Things devices, basic security protections are being overlooked – and pose a far greater threat.…

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Cybersecurity isn't easy. If there was a product or service you could buy that would just magically solve all of your cybersecurity problems, everyone would buy that thing, and we could all rest easy.

However, that is not the way it works. Technology continues to evolve. Cyber attackers adapt and develop new malicious tools and techniques, and cybersecurity vendors design creative new ways to
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Home devices are so poorly guarded, attackers don't even need sophisticated tools

While netizens and journalists worry about criminals and spies using sophisticated cyber-weapons to hijack Internet of Things devices, basic security protections are being overlooked – and pose a far greater threat.…

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Just as we hear of data breach disclosures from Graceland University and the Oregon State University, another American university makes



Missouri Southern State University Suffered Data Breach Following Phishing Attack on Latest Hacking News.

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Contents were cached by Google so we can all point and giggle

Someone in the Parliamentary Digital Service managed to leave a server so completely exposed to the internet that Google indexed the Windows machine’s operating system.…

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Cybersecurity researchers have released an updated version of GandCrab ransomware decryption tool that could allow millions of affected users to unlock their encrypted files for free without paying a ransom to the cybercriminals.

GandCrab is one of the most prolific families of ransomware to date that has infected over 1.5 million computers since it first emerged in January 2018.

Created by
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Bitdefender teams up with FBI, cops to rescue Windows PC documents

Victims of the latest incarnations of the GandCrab ransomware now have a way to reclaim their files without paying a penny to extortionists, thanks to the release of a decryption tool.…

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Interview With Yvonne Sivan, CEO And Hagai Shapira, Head of Research of SAM – IoT Security Today’s Agenda is as



Latest Hacking News Podcast #306 on Latest Hacking News.

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Tweet deleted as telly maker reconsiders damning but refreshingly honest messaging

Samsung on Sunday sent out a tweet urging people to check their Sammy smart TVs for viruses – and then deleted the message, as if someone realized that highlighting the risks posed by connected TVs may be bad for business.…

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Don't let miscreants play hacky-SACK with your gear. Apply these mitigations, patches now if you can

It is possible to crash network-facing Linux servers, PCs, smartphones and tablets, and gadgets, or slow down their network connections, by sending them a series of maliciously crafted packets. It is also possible to hamper FreeBSD machines with the same attack.…

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Reportedly, a well-known university has recently fallen victim to a data breach which had initially been linked to a phishing



Oregon State University Data Breach Disclosed Sensitive Information on Latest Hacking News.

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2018 was full of cybersecurity catastrophes, from enormous data breaches to the exposure of security imperfections in huge amounts of



4 Rising Cyber Threats In 2019 on Latest Hacking News.

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We said engineers made the API too powerful. We weren't wrong

Analysis  In a mild PR blitz, Google engineers this month insisted the ad giant's shake up of Chrome browser extensions won't kill advert blockers. Instead, we're told, Googlers are making the plugins safer. Those engineers have more work to do than it may seem.…

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Graceland University in the United States, has confirmed they have fallen victim to a cyber attack. In their recent security



Graceland University Data Breach Exposed Sensitive Personal Information on Latest Hacking News.

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