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Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:04:24 +0000

Last Build Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:04:24 +0000

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Contact centers branded the 'Achilles heel' of the enterprise

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:13:00 +0000

Could phoneprinting tackle the contact center weak link in the enterprise chain?



Apple iCloud ransom demands: The facts you need to know

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:53:00 +0000

Welcome to the wonderful world of security nuance.



Lithuanian con artist scams two US tech giants out of $100 million

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:50 +0000

That the phisher was able to dupe the companies, which work with social media, is perhaps the biggest surprise.



You're right. That 'electronic Muslim ban' makes no sense

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:50:00 +0000

Analysis: US officials have been less than forthcoming regarding a potential threat, which only hurts public trust and confidence.



Citing terror threat, US confirms electronics ban on some US-bound flights

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:11:00 +0000

Senior administration officials said terrorists are 'aggressively pursuing' ways to carry out new attacks, such as smuggling explosive devices in consumer items, but left key questions unanswered.



US government to ban most electronics from some US-bound flights

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:09:00 +0000

Homeland Security isn't saying what the reason for the impending ban is, but that a change to the rules have been considered for several weeks.



Hundreds of Cisco switches vulnerable to flaw found in WikiLeaks files

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:56:00 +0000

The flaw was found by Cisco security researchers, despite WikiLeaks' claiming that the CIA hacking unit disclosures did not contain working vulnerabilities.



GitHub awards researcher $18,000 for remote code execution flaw discovery

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:21:00 +0000

The severe bug impacted GitHub Enterprise and could have given attackers the opportunity to hijack the management console.



Feature or flaw? How to hijack a Windows account in less than a minute

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:23:00 +0000

By the researcher's own admission, he's not sure if it's a newly-discovered security flaw — or a feature.



This laptop-bricking USB stick just got even more dangerous

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:42:00 +0000

When plugged in, this weaponized USB stick can destroy laptops, kiosks, ATMs, cars, and more.



Automating security? Robots can't replace humans in decision loop

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:46:12 +0000

While technology can be used for malicious purposes, such as hardware used for DDoS attacks, it's the human that crafts the malware, determines the victim, and orchestrates the crime.



Intel, Microsoft launch new bug bounty programs

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:12:00 +0000

Intel has finally joined the bug bounty game with financial rewards on offer up to $30,000.



Justice Dept. charges four Russia-backed hackers over Yahoo breach

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:42:00 +0000

The indictments include two members of Russian intelligence and two hackers hired by the Russian government.



Flaw in web versions of WhatsApp, Telegram put accounts at risk

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:01:00 +0000

Researchers say the vulnerability can expose data, contacts, and more.



Adobe fixes critical code execution bugs in Flash

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:38:00 +0000

The latest security update includes fixes for security flaws in Flash and Shockwave.



Millions of records leaked from huge US corporate database

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 02:00:00 +0000

Exclusive: The database contains more than 33 million records from government departments and large corporate clients which get sold onto marketers.



We-Vibe vibrator creator to pay damages after spying on user sex lives

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:53:00 +0000

Users that had their sexual activity monitored without consent are entitled to thousands of dollars in compensation.



FBI says it can't release iPhone hacking tool because it might still be useful

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:51:00 +0000

The hacking tool was used by the FBI to break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters last year, which led to a short but fierce legal case against Apple.



MacOS Proton RAT strain with potential zero-day bug up for sale in Dark Web

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:38:00 +0000

Researchers have found a new version of the Mac malware which can take full control of your PC.



US military leak exposes 'holy grail' of security clearance files

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:59:00 +0000

Exclusive: These security clearance applications contain sensitive personal information, and are highly valuable to foreign adversaries seeking to undermine US national security.