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Online generators… of dashed expectations

Quite recently, we (and hence our security solutions) started to designate an entire class of sites — gift card generators — as fraudulent, despite their not stealing any money or personal data...

Trends in malware – ransomware, cryptojacking, what next? [PODCAST] – Naked Security

Here’s #3 of this week’s Security SOS Week podcasts, right here #ICYMI. In this episode: Trends in malware – first ransomware, now cryptojacking, what next? When it comes to learning about the...

ThreatList: Sizing Up The Scourge of Credential-Stuffing

Over two billion credentials were stolen in 2017 and contributed to the complex problem of credential spills, credential stuffing and account takeover fraud. Source link

70 US Election Jurisdictions Adopt Free Website …

Hawaii, Idaho, North Carolina, and Rhode Island are among states now using gratis DDoS mitigation, firewall, and user access control service from Cloudflare.Escalated concerns over the security of the 2018...

Top 10 vulnerable airports where your device can be hacked

The aviation industry is growing, thanks to millions of passengers traveling around the world. According to Statista, in 2017, 36.8 million flights were operated worldwide while the Bureau of Transportation Statistics revealed ...

Google hit with $5.1b fine in EU’s Android antitrust case – 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...

IoT Robot Vacuum Vulnerabilities Let Hackers Spy on Victims

Two vulnerabilities were discovered on Dongguan Diqee-branded vacuum cleaners, Thursday. Source link

Vulnerable IoT Vacuums, DVRs Put Homes at Risk

The internet of things (IoT) has seen a string of vulnerabilities across multiple devices, the latest of which are new vulnerabilities in Dongguan Diqee 360 robotic vacuum cleaners, which could...

The Fundamental Flaw in Security Awareness Programs

It's a ridiculous business decision to rely on the discretion of a minimally trained user to thwart a highly skilled sociopath, financially motivated criminal, or nation-state. Most security awareness programs...

Salesforce’s Marc Benioff calls for a national privacy law

Since June, when Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff authored a widely read opinion piece for Politico calling for a national privacy law for personal  data -- a  stance that runs counter...

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