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Firefox turns on DNS over HTTPS by default for US users

People in other parts of the world also have the option to flip on DNS encryption

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28 February 2020

RSAC 2020: Ransomware a ‘National Crisis,’ CISA Says, Ramps ICS Focus

RSAC 2020: Ransomware a ‘National Crisis,’ CISA Says, Ramps ICS Focus The federal agency plans a slew of initiatives to address industrial control security this year.
28 February 2020

Patrick Wardle: Apple Devices Hit With Recycled macOS Malware

Patrick Wardle: Apple Devices Hit With Recycled macOS Malware Patrick Wardle talks about the biggest threats he's seeing impacting Apple devices.
28 February 2020

Scientist sentenced to 2 years behind bars for stealing next-generation battery tech secrets

The intellectual property had an estimated value of $1 billion to the US company it belonged to.
28 February 2020

Educating Educators: Microsoft's Tips for Security Awareness Training

Microsoft's director of security education and awareness shares his approach to helping train employees in defensive practices.
28 February 2020

Cyberbullying: How is it different from face‑to‑face bullying?

The digital age has added a whole new dimension to hurtful behavior, and we look at some of the key features that set in-person and online bullying apart

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28 February 2020

Report identifies the most dangerous mobile app store on the internet

And, no! It's not the Google Play Store.
28 February 2020

Clearview AI Customers Exposed in Data Breach

Customers for the controversial facial recognition company were detailed in a log file leaked to news organizations.
27 February 2020

Government Employees Unprepared for Ransomware

Data shows 73% are concerned about municipal ransomware threats but only 38% are trained on preventing these attacks.
27 February 2020

Google’s War on Android App Permissions, 60 Percent Successful

Google’s War on Android App Permissions, 60 Percent Successful An automated Google warning to Android app developers regarding mobile app permissions has cut the number of requests in half.
27 February 2020

Tense Talk About Supply Chain Risk Yields Few Answers

Tense Talk About Supply Chain Risk Yields Few Answers RSA panelists locked horns over whether the ban preventing US government agencies from doing business with Huawei is unfairly singling out the Chinese telecom giant.
27 February 2020

RSAC 2020: GM’s Transportation Future Hinges on Cybersecurity

RSAC 2020: GM’s Transportation Future Hinges on Cybersecurity CEO Mary T. Barra addressed the high stakes in rolling out self-driving cars and biometric-enhanced vehicles, where one cyber-event could derail plans for emerging automotive technologies.
27 February 2020

How We Enabled Ransomware to Become a Multibillion-Dollar Industry

As an industry, we must move beyond one-dimensional approaches to assessing ransomware exposures. Asking these four questions will help.
27 February 2020

Facebook sues SDK maker for secretly harvesting user data

Data analytics firm OneAudience allegedly paid app developers to include its SDK in their code so it could harvest data from Facebook users.
27 February 2020

Intel Analyzes Vulns Reported in its Products Last Year

A new Intel report looks at the more than 250 CVEs affecting Intel products in 2019.
27 February 2020

Intel fixed 236 bugs in 2019 and only 5% (11 bugs) were CPU vulnerabilities

Intel says that 60% of all security bugs fixed in 2019 were discovered internally, by employees.
27 February 2020

Facial recognition company Clearview AI hit by data theft

The startup came under scrutiny after it emerged that it had amassed 3 billion photos from social media for facial recognition software

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27 February 2020

What Your Company Needs to Know About Hardware Supply Chain Security

By establishing a process and framework, you can ensure you're not giving more advanced attackers carte blanche to your environment.
27 February 2020

IoT Insecurity: When Your Vacuum Turns on You

IoT Insecurity: When Your Vacuum Turns on You From vacuum cleaners to baby monitors, the IoT landscape continues to be plagued by concerning security issues that lead to privacy threats.
27 February 2020

RSA 2020 – Hacking humans

What the human battle against biological viruses can teach us about fighting computer infections – and vice versa

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27 February 2020