DOJ Sinkholes VPNFilter Control Servers Found in US

The US Department of Justice said the move aims to thwart the spread of the botnet as part of its investigation into Russian nation-state hacking group APT28 aka Fancy Bear.The...

VPNFilter router malware – what to do? [VIDEO] – Naked Security

Malware of the week is a router nasty known as VPNFilter. In jargon words, VPNFilter is an IoT botnet that has apparently shown up on at least 500,000 consumer and small...

What Will GDPR’s Impact Be On U.S. Consumer Privacy? | Threatpost

Will General Data Protection Regulation rules that go in effect on Friday impact the privacy of U.S. citizens? It depends who you ask, but the odds-on-favorite answer is “not by...

Most Expensive Data Breaches Start with Third …

Data breach costs increased 24% for enterprise victims and 36% for SMBs from 2017 to 2018, researchers found.Data breaches are expensive, and their growing cost is driving business leaders to...

FBI admits to inflating number of crime-related devices it can’t crack – Naked Security

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Schneider Electric Patches XML Vulnerability In Software | Threatpost

Schneider Electric on Tuesday issued fixes for a vulnerability in its SoMachine Basic software, which could result in the disclosure and retrieval of arbitrary data. The software in question is used...

Americans Don’t Want to Sell …

A new survey shows the extent to which Americans are reluctant to sell their personal information for any price.A new study says that many of the assumptions corporations have been...

2 million stolen identities used to make fake net neutrality comments – Naked Security

Lisa Vaas Lisa has been writing about technology, careers, science and health since 1995. She rose to the lofty heights of Executive Editor for eWEEK, popped out with...

What Should Post-Quantum Cryptography Look Like?

Researchers are tackling the difficult problem of transitioning toward a new mode of cryptographic protections that won't break under the pressure of quantum computing power.As quantum computing starts barreling away...

The Good & Bad News about Blockchain Security

Blockchain technology promises many things. But to succeed, it must offer users a better plan against hackers.In a year of whiplash news cycles, bombshell stories, and incredible front-page scoops, one...

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome to Become a Software Engineer: Jonas’s Story

While searching for an alternative to learning web development in university in Sweden, Jonas Stiernström came across Treehouse and began learning to code...

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