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24 February 2020

All About SASE: What It Is, Why It's Here, How to Use It

Secure Access Service Edge is a new name for a known and growing architecture designed to strengthen security in cloud environments.
22 February 2020

Emotet Malware Rears Its Ugly Head Again

A resurgence in Emotet malware may make it one of the most pervasive security threats of 2020.
21 February 2020

Lawsuit Claims Google Collects Minors’ Locations, Browsing History

Lawsuit Claims Google Collects Minors’ Locations, Browsing History A new lawsuit alleges that Google’s G Suite for Education program covertly collects data from students, violating both COPPA and other data privacy regulations.
21 February 2020

Active Attacks Target Popular Duplicator WordPress Plugin

Active Attacks Target Popular Duplicator WordPress Plugin When patched last week, the bug affected at least 1 million websites. Zero-day exploits were going on then.
21 February 2020

FBI recommends passphrases over password complexity

Longer passwords, even consisting of simpler words or constructs, are better than short passwords with special characters.
21 February 2020

California Man Arrested for Politically Motivated DDoS

The distributed denial-of-service attacks took a congressional candidate's website offline for a total of 21 hours during the campaign for office.
21 February 2020

RSAC 2020: Editors’ Preview of Hottest Sessions, Speakers and Themes

RSAC 2020: Editors’ Preview of Hottest Sessions, Speakers and Themes From data privacy to industrial IoT cybersecurity concerns, Threatpost editors discuss the top stories they expect to see at this year's RSA Conference, which kicks off next week in San Francisco.
21 February 2020

Burning Man Tickets for $225? Yep, Too Good to Be True

Burning Man Tickets for $225? Yep, Too Good to Be True Scammers are posing as event organizers in a sophisticated fraud effort.
21 February 2020

NRC Health Ransomware Attack Prompts Patient Data Concerns

The organization, which sells patient administration tools to hospitals, could not confirm whether patient data was accessed.
21 February 2020

Google to put a muzzle on Android apps accessing location data in the background

Google will also update Android's location access permission prompt (again).
21 February 2020

Olympics Could Face Disruption from Regional Powers

Destructive attacks and disinformation will likely target the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, two groups of threat experts say.
21 February 2020

How to Get CISOs & Boards on the Same Page

These two groups have talked past each other for years, each hobbled by their own tunnel vision and misperceptions.
21 February 2020

ObliqueRAT linked to threat group launching attacks against government targets

The new Trojan is attacking organizations across Southeast Asia.
21 February 2020

ISS World Hit with Malware Attack that Shuts Down Global Computer Network

ISS World Hit with Malware Attack that Shuts Down Global Computer Network The incident cut off access to e-mail and shared IT services across customer sites of the multinational Denmark-based facility-management firm.
21 February 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Hunting down Linux threats – The implications of DNS encryption for business security – MGM Resorts breach hits millions of people

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21 February 2020

Security Now Merges With Dark Reading

Readers of Security Now will join the Dark Reading community, gaining access to a wide range of cybersecurity content.
21 February 2020

Google denies claims that free school Chromebooks are illegally collecting student data

A lawsuit filed in New Mexico alleges the free devices are serving a nefarious purpose -- data collection without parental consent.
21 February 2020

Haken Malware Family Infests Google Play Store

Haken Malware Family Infests Google Play Store Eight apps - mostly camera utilities and children's games - were discovered spreading a new malware strain that steals data and signs victims up for expensive premium services.
21 February 2020

Up close and personal with Linux malware

What are the main security threats facing Linux? A Q&A with ESET Senior Malware Researcher Marc‑Etienne M.Léveillé, whose work has been instrumental in uncovering a number of malware strains hitting Linux servers.

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21 February 2020