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1 day ago Ransomware Gang Threatens Release of DC Police Records

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A Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate that stole data from the Washington, D.C., police department says negotiations over payment have broken down, with it rejecting a $100,000 payment, and it will release sensitive information that could put lives at risk if more money is not offered.

1 day ago Apple prevented 1 million risky or vulnerable apps from entering App Store in 2020

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The iPhone maker has sang its own praises for preventing problematic apps from entering its app store, despite emails submitted into court last week alleging it failed to disclose to millions of its users that they installed malware.

1 day ago Colonial Pipeline Attack: "All Monsters Are Human"

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Cybereason's Sam Curry on DarkSide and New Breed of Ransomware AttackIn April, Cybereason published a blog detailing its research into the DarkSide ransomware strain that infected Colonial Pipeline this past week. Sam Curry of Cybereason shares insights on DarkSide and the tactics behind the new breed of ransomware attacks.

1 day ago Blurred WFH lines create cybersecurity challenges for companies

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A new HP Wolf Security study focuses on shifting cybersecurity threats in the age of remote working as employees use work devices for personal entertainment.

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3 hours ago Biden's Cybersecurity Executive Order: 4 Key Takeaways

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White House Puts Focus on 'Zero Trust,' Software Standards, Information SharingBy issuing a sweeping cybersecurity executive order on Wednesday, the Biden administration is attempting to take a critical step to address security issues that have come to light after recent cyberattacks. Here's an analysis of the order's key elements.

4 hours ago HelpSystems expands email, cloud security portfolio with acquisition of Agari, Beyond Security

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The vendor is targeting areas ripe for growth in the cybersecurity field.

5 hours ago Researchers Abuse Apple's Find My Network for Data Upload

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Security researchers have discovered a way to leverage Apple's Find My's Offline Finding network to upload data from devices, even those that do not have a Wi-Fi or mobile network connection.

5 hours ago Biden: Russian Government Not Behind Colonial Pipeline Attack

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But President Says Attackers Reside in RussiaPresident Joe Biden says the Russian government was not behind the ransomware attack that struck Colonial Pipeline Co. May 7, but he said attackers living in Russia were involved.

5 hours ago Rapid7 Source Code Exposed in Codecov Supply Chain Attack

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Rapid7 says unauthorized third-party accessed source code, customer data during Codecov supply chain breach

5 hours ago Biden's executive order faces challenges trying to beef up US cybersecurity

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The EO is designed to protect federal networks, foster information sharing between the government and private sector, and better respond to cyber incidents. But will it do the trick?

5 hours ago How to connect Ubuntu Linux Desktop 21.04 to an Active Directory domain

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Canonical has made it easy for admins to join Ubuntu Desktop to Active Directory domains. Jack Wallen walks you through the steps.

6 hours ago Vendor Survey vs Reality on SASE Implementation

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Gartner believes it will be four years before the market achieves two-thirds of the position a WSJ Intelligence and Forcepoint survey says is already achieved

7 hours ago Google rolls out privacy update, new ML features for Google Analytics

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The company said the new capabilities are designed to help marketers operate without cookies and other identifiers on websites and apps.

8 hours ago Biden issues Executive Order to strengthen nation's cybersecurity networks

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The administration, public and private sector leaders applaud the initial steps outlined but said more action needs to be taken.

8 hours ago Why a Lab Launched a Vulnerability Disclosure Program

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A recently launched vulnerability disclosure program is a critical component of Toronto-based LifeLabs' efforts to bolster the security of its medical diagnostic laboratory services and online technologies used by healthcare providers across Canada, says the company's CISO, Mike Melo.

8 hours ago Colonial Pipeline paid close to $5 million in ransomware blackmail payment

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The payment was reportedly made soon after the attack began. It wasn't enough to stop the disruption.