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Name That Toon: Before I Go ...

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15 January 2021

These Kids Are All Right

Faculty and students at the William E. Doar School for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. created "Cyberspace," a rap song about online safety as part of the NSA's national STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign back in 2012. Wonder how many went into security.
15 January 2021

Toyota slapped with $180 million fine for violating Clean Air Act

Prosecutors say Toyota failed to comply with the law for a decade.
15 January 2021

What’s your attitude to parental controls?

Nobody said parenting was easy, but in the digital age it comes with a whole slew of new challenges. How do parents view the role of parental monitoring in children's online safety?

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15 January 2021

More than 10mil users installed Android apps that showed out-of-context ads

Google has removed all 164 offending Android apps from its official Play Store.
14 January 2021

NSA warns against using DoH inside enterprise networks

The NSA urges companies to host their own DoH resolvers and avoid sending DNS traffic to third-parties.
14 January 2021

Shifting Privacy Landscape, Disruptive Technologies Will Test Businesses

A new machine learning tool aims to mine privacy policies on behalf of users.
14 January 2021

'Chimera' Threat Group Abuses Microsoft & Google Cloud Services

Researchers detail a new threat group targeting cloud services to achieve goals aligning with Chinese interests.
14 January 2021

Facebook: Malicious Chrome Extension Developers Scraped Profile Data

Facebook: Malicious Chrome Extension Developers Scraped Profile Data Facebook has sued two Chrome devs for scraping user profile data - including names, user IDs and more.
14 January 2021

Businesses Struggle with Cloud Availability as Attackers Take Aim

Researchers find organizations struggle with availability for cloud applications as government officials warn of cloud-focused cyberattacks.
14 January 2021

NSA Recommends Using Only 'Designated' DNS Resolvers

Agency provides guidelines on securely deploying DNS over HTTPS, aka DoH.
14 January 2021

Facebook sues two Chrome extension devs for scraping user data

Facebook filed a lawsuit today in Portugal against browser extension maker Oink and Stuff.
14 January 2021

SolarWinds defense: How to stop similar attacks

The Linux Foundation, which knows a thing or two about building secure software, has suggestions on how we can avoid SolarWinds type attacks in the future. It won't be easy. But it must be done.
14 January 2021

Florida Ethics Officer Charged with Cyberstalking

Florida Ethics Officer Charged with Cyberstalking Judge bars former Tallahassee city ethics officer from internet-connected devices after her arrest for cyberstalking.
14 January 2021

Telegram Bots at Heart of Classiscam Scam-as-a-Service

Telegram Bots at Heart of Classiscam Scam-as-a-Service The cybercriminal service has scammed victims out of $6.5 million and continues to spread on Telegram.
14 January 2021

Cloud Attacks Are Bypassing MFA, Feds Warn

Cloud Attacks Are Bypassing MFA, Feds Warn CISA has issued an alert warning that cloud services at U.S. organizations are being actively and successfully targeted.
14 January 2021

Cisco says it won't patch 74 security bugs in older RV routers that reached EOL

Cisco advises RV110W, RV130, RV130W, and RV215W device owners to migrate to newer gear.
14 January 2021

CES 2021: Car spying – your insurance company is watching you

Your ‘networked computer on wheels’ has a privacy problem – and you may not be in the driver’s seat when it comes to your data

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14 January 2021

Who Is Responsible for Protecting Physical Security Systems From Cyberattacks?

Who Is Responsible for Protecting Physical Security Systems From Cyberattacks? It's a question that continues to engage debate, as the majority of new physical security devices being installed are now connected to a network. While this offers myriad benefits, it also raises the question: Who is responsible for their cybersecurity?
14 January 2021

Vulnerability Management Has a Data Problem

Security teams have an abundance of data, but most of it lacks the context necessary to improve remediation outcomes.
14 January 2021