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CPDoS attack can poison CDNs to deliver error pages instead of legitimate sites

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 10:29pm
CloudFront, Cloudflare, Fastly, Akamai, and others impacted by new CPDoS web cache poisoning attack.
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Simplify and cooperate to beat back the cybercrime wave

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 9:34pm
Complexity, recent data breaches, and perceived urgency are creating opportunities for online criminals.
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Bug that grants admin rights to malware found in Maxthon, China's favorite browser

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 7:28pm
Hundreds of millions of Maxthon users allegedly impacted.
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Cybersecurity: Hostile nations responsible for 'significant' number of attacks against UK organisations

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 7:01pm
The NCSC annual report reveals the number of incidents it has had to help organisations deal with in the last 12 months - and points to nation-state hackers as a major source.
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Google Chrome 78 is out: Forced dark mode, DoH trials, no more XSS Auditor

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 6:03pm
Password Checkup tool makes its debut and the New Tab page gets more customization features.
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Phishing alert: This fake email about a bank payment delivers trojan malware

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 12:28pm
Researchers detail new attacks using a new version of keylogging and information stealing Remcos malware.
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Tech, security vendors form group to address operational technology cybersecurity risks

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 12:05pm
A set of technology vendors including Microsoft, ABB, Fortinet and Splunk aim to better address securing critical infrastructure.
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Magecart group linked to Dridex banking Trojan, Carbanak

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 11:02am
Domain tracking has led to connections between different cyberattack campaigns.
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Browser-based attacks, our customers, and us

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 10:08am
While some browser-based attacks such as web skimming steal customer data and thus victimize both the organization and the users, other attacks leverage an organization's website to attack the customers or to attack another organization entirely.
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Czech authorities dismantle alleged Russian cyber-espionage network

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 9:51am
Czech officials said Russian operatives used local companies to launch cyber-attacks against foreign targets.
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War on deepfakes: Amazon backs Microsoft and Facebook with $1m in cloud credits

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 8:20am
AWS offers computing power to researchers in the Facebook-backed deepfake detection competition.
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Facebook promises action on 2020 US election fraud, wipes out fake networks from Russia, Iran

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 8:00am
The company will be under more scrutiny than ever with the upcoming US 2020 elections.
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Microsoft warned: Your cloud contracts are 'serious concern' says EU privacy watchdog

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 7:47am
Microsoft promises EU customers new revisions to the terms of its cloud contracts.
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How to replace each Google service with a more privacy-friendly alternative

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 7:35am
As privacy concerns grow, companies like Google and Facebook that rely on data collection and advertising for revenue are increasingly in the spotlight. But is it really possible to give up Google's vast range of services? Here are my recommended alternatives.
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Australians made over 3,000 privacy complaints last year

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 3:01am
3,306 privacy complaints were made to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in 2018-19 and the commissioner has finally admitted her office needs more assistance.
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No silver bullet for online porn says Australian eSafety Commissioner

ZDNet Security - Tue, 10/22/2019 - 1:27am
She said Australia should look to the successes and failures of the now-paused attempt by United Kingdom before introducing its own.
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Avast: No plans to discontinue CCleaner following second hack in two years

ZDNet Security - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 7:52pm
Czech intelligence agency: "Data analysis suggests that the attack came from China."
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Trend Micro picks up Cloud Conformity for $70 million

ZDNet Security - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 7:49pm
The deal will see all Cloud Conformity staff and customers join Trend Micro.
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Australia as concerned about cyber Bond villains as state actors

ZDNet Security - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 5:51pm
Nation has a capability gap relating to economy-wide cyber attacks, the Department of Home Affairs has said.
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No-deal Brexit: The privacy regulatory landscape is about to become more complex than ever

ZDNet Security - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 4:14pm
Three most common questions your peers are asking about Brexit.
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