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Microsoft did some research. Now it's angry about what it found

ZDNet Security - 8 hours 45 sec ago
There are times when corporations lose their temper. Well, they're people too. In Microsoft's case, it's people and politics that are driving the company crazy.
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US Treasury sanctions Russian research institute behind Triton malware

ZDNet Security - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 3:42pm
US imposes sanctions against Russia's Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics (CNIIHM).
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Apple notarizes six malicious apps posing as Flash installers

ZDNet Security - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 2:31pm
Apple notarization process bypassed for the second time in six weeks.
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AI security: This project aims to spot attacks against critical systems before they happen

ZDNet Security - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 11:41am
Microsoft has unveiled a new open-source "matrix" that hopes to identify all the existing attacks that threaten the security of machine learning applications.
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Phishing groups are collecting user data, email and banking passwords via fake voter registration forms

ZDNet Security - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 11:04am
With the election window closing, phishing groups are striking the iron while it's hot.
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Nvidia tackles code execution flaws, data leaks in GeForce Experience

ZDNet Security - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 7:52am
The worst of the bugs is an uncontrolled search path issue with severe, exploitable consequences.
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Criminal cyberattack is 'morally repugnant' says angry mayor, as council battles to restore services

ZDNet Security - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 7:07am
East London council tries to restore services after 'serious and complex' attack creates disruption.
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Windows 10: This is what your new 'Meet Now' taskbar button does, explains Microsoft

ZDNet Security - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 5:52am
Microsoft adds the Meet Now icon to the taskbar in the latest Windows 10 20H2 preview, as well as in 1903 and 1909.
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Australian and Korean researchers warn of loopholes in AI security systems

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 9:38pm
Following research that shows certain triggers could help people digitally disappear.
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Cybersecurity starts with the network fundamentals

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 9:00pm
You can't build a safe office tower on shaky foundations, and the same applies to your data networks. Ask your suppliers whether they've got it right.
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Ransomware threats mean SMBs must focus on cyber basics

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 8:53pm
Ransomware attacks are still a huge threat despite a decline in numbers. Focusing on the basics can deliver big gains for defenders.
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US slaps sanctions on Iranian entities for allegedly interfering with 2020 US elections

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 8:10pm
US government officials have also accused Iran of being the culprit behind a wave of fake Proud Boys emails that have been sent to registered Democrat voters.
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DFAT issues apology over emails exposing identities of Australians stranded overseas

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 7:42pm
The contact details of at least 15 Australian citizens were reportedly included in the 'Cc' field of an email.
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IGIS says ASIO partner's 'accidental' data access not akin to a cyber attack

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 5:42pm
Comment flowed from concerns by Senators that there isn't much difference between a cyber attack from a foreign state and a foreign entity gaining access to data on an Australian citizen.
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Services Australia claims payments overhaul project has delivered 'dynamic' capabilities

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 5:19pm
ANAO audit left the department with a number of recommendations, mostly around risk assessment.
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FBI, CISA: Russian hackers breached US government networks, exfiltrated data

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 5:04pm
Intrusions blamed on a Russian hacker group known as Energetic Bear.
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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden granted permanent residency in Russia

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 3:50pm
Edward Snowden has been living in Russia since June 2013.
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Snyk to automatically check Docker Official Images for security problems

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 2:36pm
The lazy sysadmin's solution has been to grab container images for production without checking them for security holes. Synk and Docker are making sure those images are safe for use.
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EU sanctions Russia over 2015 German Parliament hack

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 12:47pm
Germany had been asking and pushing EU officials for an official statement and sanctions against Russia since earlier this year.
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Firefox 'Site Isolation' feature enters user testing, expected next year

ZDNet Security - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:09am
Users can test Firefox Site Isolation in Nightly builds.
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