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Peter Holroyde
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At the BSides Las Vegas conference on Wednesday, a hacker by the name of Munin, and his research partner Nik LaBelle, are releasing a tool and giving a talk on an interesting concept - DNS Greylisting. The idea isn't new, but how the process is being applied could help administrators defend their networks from Phishing attacks and other threats.
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Ransomware isn’t a laughing matter, especially if you’re the victim. But we smiled here… we’re calling this one “boneidleware.”
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PIA tells users 'we logged nothing', deletes Russian servers from clients
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Facebook can now go back to tracking any Belgians, even if they don’t use Facebook
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Internet companies are discussing, or already are, adopting the same technology used to spot copyright infringing content or child abuse imagery.
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With the proliferation of shadowy black markets on the so-called “darknet” — hidden crime bazaars that can only be accessed through special software that obscures one's true location online — it has never been easier for disgruntled employees to harm their current or former employer.
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The self-inflicted keylogger was helpfully uploading screenshots and keystroke logs to an open directory on a web server. D’OH!
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The US government cannot force Microsoft to give access to its servers located in other countries, a court rules.
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Posted by Tavis Ormandy. Symantec is a popular vendor in the enterprise security market, their flagship product is Symantec Endpoint Protection. They sell various products using the same core engine in several markets, in...
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Fake online reviews generated by unscrupulous marketers blanket the Internet these days. Although online review pollution isn't exactly a hot-button consumer issue, there are plenty of cases in which phony reviews may endanger one's life or well-being. This is the story about how searching for ...
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Comodo, known as one of the world's largest SSL providers, earned the ire of security and privacy advocates this week, after the security firm was revealed to have filed trademark registrations for the term let's encrypt, which happens to be the name of a nonprofit that offers SSL certificates for free.
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REALLY Comodo?? #infosec
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
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