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1 day ago US elections watchdog says it's OK to spend surplus campaign cash on cybersecurity gear

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Congresscritters now have one less excuse for getting pwned

The US Federal Election Commission has officially voted to allow members of Congress to use their campaign funds on cybersecurity protection.

1 day ago Save the Children Foundation duped by hackers into paying out $1 million

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The fraudsters broke into an email account to launch an elaborate scheme designed to scam the charity.

23 hours ago Trump, Google, United Nations are among 2018's worst password offenders

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Some of the biggest names in politics and tech are responsible for this year's worst security gaffes.

22 hours ago Super Micro: Audit Didn't Find Chinese Spying Chip

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Firm Says Audit 'Lays to Rest the Unwarranted Accusations'Super Micro says a third-party audit of recent and older motherboards has not turned up evidence of a spying chip as alleged in an explosive report two months ago by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Bloomberg, however, has stood by its story despite no physical example of the malicious chip turning up.

1 day ago OT Security: Best Practices for CISOs

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L&T Group CISO Uday Deshpande on Securing Operational TechnologyThe lack of standardization is one of the significant challenges when securing OT environments. Customizing and aligning OT security with the business is key, says Uday Deshpande, CISO at Mumbai-based L&T Group.

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8 hours ago SQLite bug impacts thousands of apps, including all Chromium-based browsers

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New 'Magellan' vulnerability will haunt the app ecosystem for years to come.

8 hours ago Scumbag hackers lift $1m from children's charity

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Utter asshats pull seven-figure heist on Save the Children Foundation

A group of criminal asswipes have managed to steal $1m from the Save the Children Foundation.

1 day ago AP Exclusive: Iran Hackers Hunt Nuke Workers, US Officials

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LONDON - As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them, The Associated Press has found - another sign of how deeply cyberespionage is embedded into the fabric of U.S.-Iranian relations.

18 hours ago Google is reading text in YouTube videos for search crawling without user consent

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Videos uploaded as private or unlisted are subject to being crawled, but Google's documentation does not acknowledge this behavior at all.

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8 hours ago 'Bomb threat' scammers linked to earlier sextortion campaign

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Scare tactic efforts may be the work of a single group

Yesterday's 'bomb scare' spam campaign may have been a follow-up to another infamous email extortion effort.

10 hours ago Brazilian IT firm Tivit suffers data leak

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Phishing attack caused exposure of data from 19 clients such as ERP firm SAP and insurance company Zurich.

10 hours ago A Second State Hits EmblemHealth With Breach Fine

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Case Involves Social Security Numbers Exposed in MailingsFor the second time this year, health insurer EmblemHealth has been hit with a state financial penalty in connection with a 2016 breach that exposed Social Security numbers on mailings to more than 81,000 plan members.

12 hours ago Stop us if you've heard this one: Facebook apologizes for bug leaking private photos

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Data gathering biz still having trouble keeping data secure

Facebook on Friday apologized for a bug that may have exposed exposed private photos to third-party apps for the 12 day period from September 13 to September 25, 2018.