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DNS Attacks Grow More Frequent and Costly

DNS Attacks Grow More Frequent and Costly

The cost of DNS attacks jumped 49% from 2018.

#OktaForum: Biometrics Are Authentication Preference, Privacy Concerns Remain

#OktaForum: Biometrics Are Authentication Preference, Privacy Concerns Remain

Biometrics are seen as a positive step, but employees have privacy concerns

#OktaForum: Trust is Key to Identity and Security

#OktaForum: Trust is Key to Identity and Security

Trust remains the most important factor in enabling security and identity management

White Hats Update GandCrab Decryptor to Hasten its End

White Hats Update GandCrab Decryptor to Hasten its End

Good news for victims, with ransomware authors promising to retire

Oregon State Uni Attack Exposes Data on Hundreds

Oregon State Uni Attack Exposes Data on Hundreds

Students and family members at risk after employee’s inbox is compromised

Trans Charity Mermaids Apologizes Over Leaked Emails

Trans Charity Mermaids Apologizes Over Leaked Emails

Security incident exposed correspondence from 2016-17

NYT: US Targets Russian Power Grid

NYT: US Targets Russian Power Grid

Trump tweeted that the NYT story on US ramping up action against Russia was not true.

Seven Million Venmo Transactions Published on GitHub

Seven Million Venmo Transactions Published on GitHub

A reminder to Venmo users: The "public" setting is indeed public.

Eliminate Outdated Identity Proofing, Says GAO

Eliminate Outdated Identity Proofing, Says GAO

Several US government agencies are still using knowledge-based verification for remote identity proofing.

Microsoft Urges Azure Customers to Patch Exim Worm

Microsoft Urges Azure Customers to Patch Exim Worm

Threat is targeting millions of globe’s email servers

Twitter Shuts Down 5000 State-Sponsored Accounts

Twitter Shuts Down 5000 State-Sponsored Accounts

Social network closes down further inauthentic behavior on site

Europol Gamifies Cryptocurrency Crime Prevention

Europol Gamifies Cryptocurrency Crime Prevention

Policing organization hails success of industry conference

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