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Independent Patch for XP Thwarts the EsteemAudit NSA Hacking Tool

Independent Patch for XP Thwarts the EsteemAudit NSA Hacking Tool

The free patch, for Windows XP and Server 2003, shuts down EsteemAudit—one of the notorious NSA exploits dumped by the ShadowBrokers.

Cloak and Dagger Android Vulnerability is Supremely Dangerous

Cloak and Dagger Android Vulnerability is Supremely Dangerous

Cloak and Dagger is the malicious combination of two legitimate permissions.

GDPR - Companies Unprepared, Don't Know Where Data Is

GDPR - Companies Unprepared, Don't Know Where Data Is

Companies don’t understand how to search data, as regulators predicted to issue fines for ‘second awakening’ of GDPR

Target in Record $18.5m Settlement with States

Target in Record $18.5m Settlement with States

Breach costs continue but pale in comparison to profits

Symantec Claims Further Lazarus Links but Critics Disagree

Symantec Claims Further Lazarus Links but Critics Disagree

Thinktank points out too many inconsistencies

Enisa Urges Creation of IoT “Trust Label”

Enisa Urges Creation of IoT “Trust Label”

Latest report suggests new regulations to establish baseline security standards

#EnfuseCon17: Customers Are Banks' Biggest Headaches

#EnfuseCon17: Customers Are Banks' Biggest Headaches

Consumers use personal devices and poor security hygiene to consistently hand over the account keys to the bad guys.

Guidance CMO: Time to De-Stigmatize the Breach

Guidance CMO: Time to De-Stigmatize the Breach

"It will be a state of continuous compromise...Regardless, companies have spent an inordinate amount of money on prevention."

Irish Police Recover 900,000 Euros in VAT Fraud Case

Irish Police Recover 900,000 Euros in VAT Fraud Case

Nearly a million Euros have been recovered after Irish police arrested two in a sophisticated online fraud sting.

Data-Wiping Malware Takes Aim at IoT Devices

Data-Wiping Malware Takes Aim at IoT Devices

Hackers are adding data-wiping routines to some of the malware designed to infect IoT and embedded devices.

2017 Has Already Racked Up 1,200 Breaches--On Pace for Worst Year Ever

2017 Has Already Racked Up 1,200 Breaches--On Pace for Worst Year Ever

A massive 3.4 billion records have been exposed already.

#WannaCry Profits Finally Hit $100,000

#WannaCry Profits Finally Hit $100,000

Not a great ROI for the black hats behind infamous ransomware

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