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Eduard Kovacs
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Oracle gives Java developers more time to ensure that their JAR files are not signed with MD5
Oracle gives Java developers more time to ensure that their JAR files are not signed with MD5
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The DHS has improved its information security program, but an OIG evaluation still uncovered problems at the agency and its components
The DHS has improved its information security program, but an OIG evaluation still uncovered problems at the agency and its components
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Russian hacker wanted for fraud has been detained in Spain and jailed pending extradition to the United States
Stanislav Lisov, an alleged Russian hacker wanted for fraud has been detained in Spain and jailed pending extradition to the United States.
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Ukraine’s national power company Ukrenergo has confirmed that the December outage was caused by a cyberattack
Ukraine’s national power company Ukrenergo has confirmed that the December outages were caused by a cyberattack
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Security researchers have described what they consider to be "the first Mac malware of 2017." It has a simple structure and includes some antiquated code; but nevertheless appears to have existed undetected for some time -- perhaps even several years -- while possibly targeting biomedical research institutions.
Newly discovered Quimitchin malware has been found infecting Mac OS X systems, in what security experts consider to be "the first Mac malware of 2017."
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Gaining and retaining security talent is a major headache for almost all security leaders -- indeed, the consensus is that the world is suffering under a chronic security skills gap. But most of the evidence for this skills gap is empirical; there is little hard evidence in facts and figures.
The consensus is that the world is suffering under a chronic security skills gap. But most of the evidence for this skills gap is empirical; there is little hard evidence in facts and figures.
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The number of data breaches disclosed in the United States increased by 40 percent in 2016 compared to the previous year, said ITRC and CyberScout
The number of data breaches disclosed in the United States increased by 40 percent in 2016 compared to the previous year, said ITRC and CyberScout
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Following a series of ransom attacks against MongoDB and Elasticsearch databases in recent weeks, many users of CouchDB and Hadoop are now finding their databases are under attack
Following a series of ransom attacks against MongoDB and Elasticsearch databases, users of CouchDB and Hadoop are now finding their databases are under attack as well.
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DHS publishes the National Cyber Incident Response Plan (NCIRP), which describes the role of federal agencies when dealing with cyber incidents
DHS publishes the National Cyber Incident Response Plan (NCIRP), which describes the role of federal agencies when dealing with cyber incidents
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Secure email provider ProtonMail launches Tor hidden service to help users fight censorship and surveillance
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An XSS vulnerability has been found in the Chrome extension installed silently by Adobe with the latest Acrobat updates
An XSS vulnerability has been found in the Chrome extension installed silently by Adobe with the latest Acrobat updates
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ZDI is prepared to offer over $1 million for VM escapes, web browser hacks, privilege escalations, Office flaws and server exploits at Pwn2Own 2017
ZDI is prepared to offer over $1 million for VM escapes, web browser hacks, privilege escalations, Office flaws and server exploits at Pwn2Own 2017
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