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Homeland Security informed 21 states that hackers targeted their election systems

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For the first time, the federal government has officially informed states that their election systems might have been targeted by foreign actors. The Department of Homeland Security told Congress this summer that it suspected that 21 states were targeted, but it wasn’t until Friday that they told local election officials, according to the Associated Press. In June, DHS Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Jeanette Manfra told a US Senate Intelligence Committee that “inter... Read More
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Are you mastering the Modern Software Factory?

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It used to be that the best companies were built to last. But today, the most competitive firms are built to change. They’re built on software that allows them to thrive in a climate of constant disruption, short innovation cycles, and ever-changing customer expectations. Modern companies don’t just use software; they’re powered by a ‘Modern Software Factory’ – a whole new way of designing and operationalizing software development to drive competitive advantage. Master your software factory to out-compete and out-perform The digital economy demands that businesses understand customer needs, incubate new ideas, nurture innovation, and get the right products and services to market – all a... Read More
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Manchester police still relies on Windows XP

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England's second biggest police force has revealed that more than one in five of its computers were still running Windows XP as of July.Greater Manchester Police told the BBC that 1,518 of its PCs ran the ageing operating system, representing 20.3% of all the office computers it used.Microsoft ended nearly all support for the operating system in 2014. Experts say its use could pose a hacking risk.The figure was disclosed as part of a wider Freedom of Informa... Read More
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NotPetya cyber-attack cost TNT at least $300m

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Delivery company FedEx says a recent cyber-attack cost its TNT division about $300m (£221m).The company was one of several to have its computer systems severely disrupted by the NotPetya ransomware outbreak in June.Company executives also acknowledged TNT had yet to fully restore all its IT operations and was expected to do so only at the end of the month.And they said deliveries and sales continued to suffer as a result.Other ... Read More
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Theresa May warns tech firms over terror content

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Technology companies must go "further and faster" in removing extremist content, Theresa May has told the United Nations general assembly.The prime minister will also host a meeting with other world leaders and Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter.She will challenge social networks and search engines to find fixes to take down terrorist material in two hours.Tech giant Google said firms were doing their part but could not do it alone - governments and users needed to help. The prime minister has repeatedly called for an end to the "safe spaces" she says terrorists enjoy online.Ministers ... Read More
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Internet ‘having midlife crisis’, says Baroness Lane-Fox

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The rise of cyber-bullying and monopolistic business practices has damaged trust in the internet, pioneering entrepreneur Baroness Lane-Fox has told the BBC. The Lastminute.com founder also called for a "shared set of principles" to make the web happier and safer.She said the internet had done much good over the last 30 years.But she said too many people had missed out on the benefits and it was time to "take a step back". "The web has become embedded in our lives over the last three decades but I think it's reached an inflexion point, or a sort of midlife crisis," she told Radio 4's Today... Read More
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Russia tried to hack at least 21 states in 2016

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The Department of Homeland Security informed 21 states Russian hackers attempted to access their voting systems during the 2016 election.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72264/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: The Department Of Homeland Security Told 21 States That Russian Hackers At Least Tried To Break Into Their Election Systems In 2016 We've Known For A While Now That At Least 21 States Were Hacked But We Just Didn't Know Which Ones And The Affected States Didn't Know Either until Recently DHS Just T... Read More
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Morgan Freeman’s moment: just like a movie script

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The 80-year old Hollywood actor has recorded a two minute video for the newly-formed ‘Committee to Investigate Russia'. Imagine the most foaming-at-the-mouth Russophobia you’ve ever witnessed and multiply it by ten, and you’ve got Freeman’s message. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8nswRT LIVE ... Read More
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Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

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(Reuters) — Equifax Inc said on Wednesday that investigators had determined that an online dispute website at the heart of the theft of some 143 million consumer records was initially compromised by hackers on March 10, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity. It disclosed the findings after details of a report by cyber-security firm FireEye Inc that was sent to some Equifax customers were reported by the Wall Stree... Read More
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Michalis and Sekar get $3.5m ONR grant!

In Education, Government, Science & Nature, Security by National Security Institute at Stony Brook UniversityLeave a Comment

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The latest software development practices can turn out new programs and products in record time. However, with enhanced speed and convenience come “code bloat,” creating a larger attack surface with a proliferation of security vulnerabilities, just waiting for hackers. Recent advances in software development often result in the need for constant system updates or bug fixes. Failure to implement these “fixes,” as believed to be the case in the recent Equifax breach, cost the end-user time and money. A team of researchers in the Department of Computer Science at Stony Brook University were recently awarded $3.5M by the Office of Naval Research to address “debloating,” by removing unneeded code and constraining the use of... Read More
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Facebook to Turn Over Russian-Linked Ads to Congress

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In his seven-minute talk from Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Mr. Zuckerberg also noted that it was his first day back from parental leave after the birth of a daughter. But despite that folksy touch, he had the look of an improbably young leader addressing his people at a moment of crisis.[embedded content] Video by ABC NewsWith his talk of “the democratic process,” “foreign actors,” and “election integrity” — in Germany as ... Read More
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VC data looks at why companies buy AI startups

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The recent acquisition of Blue River Technology by John Deere is an artificial intelligence deal at its best. It shows the impact AI can have across various industries, as well as the scale of that impact. Leaders of previous technological revolutions are paying hundreds of millions for nimble AI-focused startups. They are competing with major players like Alphabet, Facebook, Intel, and Microsoft to make acquisitions that will give the... Read More
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SEC Chairman reveals financial reporting system was hacked

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EnlargeBrendan Smialowski/Getty Images In a statement published on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website yesterday, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton revealed that the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) s... Read More
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Equifax’ March cyber incident related to major data breach

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Published on Sep 21, 2017FBN's Tracee Carrasco on reports Equifax' cyber security incident in March was related to the company's major cyber breach in May. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Cloud security and adoption in the APAC region

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Ahead of his appearance at Cloud & Cyber Security Expo Asia, Dr Lee Hing Yan, executive vice president, APAC at the Cloud Security Alliance, discusses the major trends in cloud security, its impact on cloud adoption, and developments in the APAC region On the broad trends for cloud security in the coming year, Hing Yan believes that cloud computing will help to secure all other forms of computing: ‘That is, cloud computing will be at the back end, with the Internet of Things as the endpoint. In that scenario, compute is everywhere but you would not know where anything is. ‘While compute will grow say 10,000 times, humans will not. The only way to sustainable security is automation. Self-driving inf... Read More
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New Group of Iranian Hackers Linked to Destructive Malware

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For more than five years, Iran has maintained a reputation as one of the most aggressive nations in the global arena of state-sponsored hacking, stealing data from corporate and government networks around the world, bombarding US banks with cyberattacks, and most brazen of all, unleashing multiple waves of computer-crippling malware that hit tens of thousands of PCs across the Middle East. But amidst that noisy mayh... Read More
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‘Committee to Investigate Russia’ weaponizes Morgan Freeman in latest anti-Moscow hysteria

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Hollywood actors often speak their minds about domestic politics, but now some in Tinseltown are also joining the anti-Russian chorus, accusing Moscow of using "hacking, Twitter armies, and fake news" to interfere with the US election.READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8nonRT LIVE http:... Read More
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Feds back NYIT professors on RNA-sequencing quest

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Diverse disciplines are coming together at NYIT, where a multi-year National Institutes of Health grant is fueling next-level RNA research – and, possibly, opening a new front in the war against cancer. Two New York Institute of Technology faculty members, assistant professors of life sciences and computer sciences, will combine their skills under a three-year, $568,000 Cutting Edge Basic Research award from the NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute... Read More
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Attackers can use surveillance cameras to grab data from air-gapped networks

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Álvaro MillánResearchers have devised malware that can jump airgaps by using the infrared capabilities of an infected network's surveillance cameras to transmit data to and from attackers. The malware prototype could be a crucial ingredient for attacks that target some of the world's most sensitive networks. Militaries, energy producers, and other critical infrastructure providers frequently disconnect such networks from the Internet as a precaution. In the event malware is installed, there is no way for it to make contact with attacker-controlled servers that receive stolen data or issue new comman... Read More
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Equifax hacking is a cyber and legal disaster, former prosecutor says

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Published on Sep 18, 2017Cylance Senior Vice President Christopher Bray and former federal prosecutor John Lauro on the fallout from the Equifax breach. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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New Canine Crime Fighter In New York

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Published on Sep 18, 2017The pup is specially trained to help crack high-tech cases from terrorism to financial fraud. CBS2's Brian Conybeare introduces Harley, the cyber crime dog. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Close... Read More
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A Look Ahead At The 6 P.M. News

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CBS2's Dana Tyler has what's in store Monday evening.Detected Closed Captioning: COMING UP ON CBS2 NEWS AT 6:00 I AM DANA TYLER TRACKING JOSE WE ARE LIVE ON THE JERSEY SHORE AS THE WAVES KICK UP. ALSO, NEW INFORMATION IN THE MURDER TRIAL OF A MAN ACCUSED OF STRANGLING A WOMAN AND THROWING HER BODY OFF OF A BRIDGE. AND, FIGHTING CYBER CRIMES WITH THE DOGS. THE FIRST OF ITS KIND CANINE ... Read More
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Dropbox: Is the productivity boost worth the security risks?

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Presented by Gladinet Dropbox, probably the most well-known, consumer-oriented file sync and share service, recently reported an active base of more than 500 million users. Their data set has become so massive that 90 percent of it has been transferred from Amazon’s infrastructure to their own. Dropbox also plans to develop a private file sharing network. In other words, they have become successful enough that building a private cloud storage service and internet makes sense. This pervasive use of Dropbox exposes enterprises to unacceptable security and control risks that are often overlooked or not well understood by employees as they succumb to its compelling convenience. In fact, I was recently having thi... Read More
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Singapore boosts investment in deep-tech startups and research

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The Singapore government has announced plans to boost investment in technology research in the city-state, through the National Research Foundation (NRF) and state sovereign fund Temasek. The announcement was made by Minister of Finance and deputy chairman of the NRF, Heng Swee Keat, at government-backed technology innovation conference SWITCH (Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology). The new boost to investment will focus on deep tech research, in particular by startups, academia, and research agencies. The intention of the scheme is to push the projects towards a commercial endpoint. In the announcement, Keat noted the difficulty of producing an environment of innovation, ... Read More
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Kremlin’s Gremlins: Media hunt for supposed Russian hackeaders ah of German election

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The Western media has been busy trying to track down Russian hackers who, they assume, should have already started meddling in the German election.In a Washington Post article, a security expert is quoted as saying, 'it just doesn’t feel right' that the Russians haven’t struck yet.RT’s Jacqueline Vouga takes a closer look at the story.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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Risks of central bank-issued cryptocurrencies are still unclear

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(Reuters) — It is too soon to determine whether central banks should issue their own cryptocurrencies, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday, as the risks could not yet be fully assessed and the technology underpinning them is still unproven. Central banks already use electronic money – only a very small proportion of their assets are now backed by gold – but this is exchanged in a centralized fashion, across accounts at the central bank. What would be distinctive about a central bank-issued cryptocurrency – rather than just electronic money – would be that this could be exchanged “directly between the payer and the payee without the need for central intermediary”, by means of blockcha... Read More
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Equifax announces Chief Security Officer and Chief Information Officer have left

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(Reuters) — Equifax said on Friday that it made changes in its top management as part of its review of a massive data breach, with two technology and security executives leaving the company “effective immediately.” The credit-monitoring company announced the changes in a press release that gave its most detailed public response to date of the discovery of the data breach on July 29 and the actions it has since taken. The statement came on a day when Equifax’s share price continued to slide following a week of relentless criticism over its response to the data breach, Lawmakers, regulators and consumers have complained that Equifax’s response to the breach, ... Read More
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Observer is the cyberpunk Rutger Hauer simulator we deserve

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Blade Runner debuted 35 years ago, and that is far too long for us to go without a video game that let’s us inhabit the body of Rutger Hauer who played the replicant leader in that sci-fi classic. Thankfully, the wait is over. Observer is here from developer Blooper Team and publisher Aspyr, and it puts you in the skin of cybernetically enhanced detective with the voice and appearance of Hauer. Observer launched last month on Xbox One, PlayStation 4... Read More
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AG calls for tighter regs after Equifax breach

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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pushing for cyber security legislation in the wake of the Equifax data breach, affection millions of consumers nationwide. Equifax’s breach impacted more than 140 million Americans and more “than half the adults in the country, including more than 8 million New Yorkers,” he said in an editorial being sent to publications. The New York State Attorney General’s office has launched an investigation into what occurred. He added that last year there were 1,300 “significant data breaches in New York,” up 60 percent from the prior year. “These breaches are inexcusable, and we should not merely accept them as part of living in an online society,” he ... Read More
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FTC is investigating the Equifax hack

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(Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday it was investigating Equifax Inc’s massive data breach, a rare public confirmation, as a top Democrat suggested the credit-monitoring company’s corporate leaders might need to resign. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer also compared Equifax to Enron, a U.S. energy company that was consumed in scandal after revealing in 2001 that it engaged in widespread accounting fraud. “It’s one of the most egregious examples of corporate malfeasances since Enron,” Schumer said, calling Equifax’s treatment of co... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 13, 2017

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, Florida labors to turn the power back on and repair hurricane damage amid news that eight people have died at a nursing home. Also: The Democrats' pitch for universal health care, the spacecraft that's given us stunning images of Saturn, the link between violent online videos and war crimes evidence and two very different takes on what to do with Confederate monuments.Detected Closed Captioning: On The "NewsHour" Tonight: Irma's Tragic Wrath. Eight Die In A Florida Nursing Home Amid Power Outages Across The Southeastern U.S., And A String Of Caribbean Islands Are Ravaged To The Point Of Ruin. Then, Shifting Political Winds -- What The Push For Universal Hea... Read More
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When is a cyber attack an act of war? We don’t know, warns ex-Obama adviser

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As warfare becomes increasingly digital, countries are facing a major problem: It’s hard to define when a cyberattack constitutes an act of war. Avril Haines, a former deputy national security adviser during the Obama administration, said today that while there are established norms around what counts as a physical act of war, those same metrics don’t exist for digital attacks. “In the conventional world, we have a long history of rules that tell us when another country has used force, when what they do constitutes an armed attack, and therefore when we have a legal basis to respond to it in a kinetic way or in other ways,” she said during an onstage interview at the ... Read More
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News Wrap: Trump pursues bipartisan tax reform, inviting Pelosi and Schumer to dine

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In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump said he will take a bipartisan approach to pass tax reform and invited Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer to dine with him. He spoke with both Republicans and Democrats about cutting business and personal tax rates. Also, longtime Republican Sen. Pete Domenici of New Mexico died of complications from abdominal surgery.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: In The Day's Other News: President Trump Said That He Will Reach Across The Political Aisle Again, This Time To Help Pass A Tax Reform Plan. To That End, He Invited Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer, The House And Senate Democratic Leaders, To Dinner Tonight. He Also Called In Repu... Read More
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Kaspersky software banned from US government agencies

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Enlarge / Kaspersky Lab CEO and Chairman Eugene Kaspersky speaks at a conference in Russia on July 10, 2017.Anton NovoderezhkinTASS via Getty Images The Department of Homeland security ordered government agencies to stop using any software products made by Kaspersky Lab. The department cited concern about possible ties betwee... Read More
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How the US Can Counter Threats from DIY Weapons and Automation

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During the past several years, in my capacity as deputy director and then acting director of national intelligence, I have participated in National Security Council meetings about immediate challenges, from North Korea’s aggressive missile and nuclear development programs to Russian military operations along its borders, and from ISIS threats to the homeland to Chinese activity in the South China Sea. Even in instances in which the threat the US confronted was especially complex, there was at least a familiar policy playbook of options, as well as a shared understanding of how to approach these crises. However, in today's dynamic security landscape, it’s fair to ask whether US policymakers might soo... Read More
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China to create national cybersecurity database

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(Reuters) — China said on Wednesday it will create a national data repository for information on cyber attacks and require telecom firms, internet companies and domain name providers to report threats to it. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said companies and telcos as well as government bodies must share information on incidents including Trojan malware, hardware vulnerabilities, and content linked to “malicious” IP addresses to the new platform. An MIIT policy note also said that the ministry, which is creating the platform, will be liable for disposing of threats under the new rules, which will take effect on Jan. 1. Companies and network providers that fail to follow the ... Read More
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Fears over Zimbabwe plan for new cyber laws

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has opened parliament for the final time before he seeks re-election next year.Before the next vote, members of his ruling party are hoping to introduce a law to increase cyber security.Mugabe's opponents and human rights groups fear it will be used to restrict freedom of speech.Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from the capital Harare.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Paul Carroll on new UN sanctions on DPRK

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CGTN's Mike Walter spoke with nuclear expert Paul Carroll of the consulting firm N Square about the effect of, and reaction to, new U.N. sanctions on the DPRK.Detected Closed Captioning: We're Joined Now By Paul Carrell In San Francisco He's The Senior Advisor At The Nuclear Consulting Firm N Square Paul Is An Expert In A Broad Array Of Nuclear Weapons Issues Including International programs And Treaties Let's Begin With this UN Vote Today What Effect Will These Actions Have In Your Estimation well I Think It's Gonna Be Very interesting To See I Think That North Korea Has The Next Move These Sanctions Are As Your Correspondent Said unprecedented The United Nations Security Council Has Never Imposed Sanctions... Read More
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How to live in a world where your data is not secure

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(Reuters) — If you were not yet convinced that your personal data was at risk from cyber thieves, the latest breach of 143 million consumer records at credit bureau Equifax should scare you straight. Nick Clements, co-founder of personal finance site magnifymoney.com, goes about his daily life just assuming that his data will be stolen at some point. The irony is not lost on him that the latest incident involves a company tasked with tracking people’s credit and selling identity theft protection services. “If this wakes people up that their data is at risk, that’s good... Read More
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Best Buy pulls Kaspersky Lab products after reports ties to the Russian government

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Electronics retailer Best Buy will no longer sell security software from Russian internet security company Kaspersky Lab after concerns that the company could be unduly influenced by the Russian government. This summer, the Moscow-based cybersecurity company has faced a series of allegations that it could be influenced by the Kremlin. During a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in May, the heads of the six major US intelligence agencies all said that they wouldn’t be comfortable with the software being used on their computers. In July, the US Senate Armed Serv... Read More
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Best Buy stops selling Kaspersky Lab products

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Kaspersky Lab has also been blacklisted by U.S. government agencies over its alleged ties to the Russian government.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/71942/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Style: } } ## Following Accusations Kaspersky Labs Had Ties To The Russian Government Best Buy Has Decided To Pull The Company's Software From Its Shelves Kaspersky Lab Confirmed Best Buy As A Decision But The Moscow Based Company Said Their Nearly Decade-long Relationship Could Be Quote Re-evaluated in The Future Kaspe... Read More
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Equifax under fire over massive data breach

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Cyber security expert Morgan Wright weighs in on the Equifax hack and whether the government should get involved with investigating the cyberattack.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Equifax reveals hack that exposed data of 143 million customers, stock tanks

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(Reuters) — Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said on Thursday that personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest data breaches in the United States. The company’s shares fell nearly 19 percent in after-market trading as investors reacted to possible consequences of the exposure of sensitive data of nearly half of the U.S. population. Atlanta-based Equifax said in a statement that it discovered the breach on July 29. It said criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files that included names, Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers. ... Read More
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Equifax data breach leaks 143 million U.S. customers’ personal information

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U.S. credit score provider Equifax has suffered a cyber-attack giving hackers access to the personal details of as many as 143 million people. The company revealed that ‘criminals’ exploited a website application vulnerability to gain access to files, between mid-May and July this year. The company discovered the breach on July 29th, meaning they waited around a week and a half before informing customers. The hackers have gained access to extremely sensitive information such as names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some cases, driver’s license numbers.... Read More
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Equifax breach exposes 143 million Americans to identity theft

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SAN FRANCISCO: Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen.The Atlanta-based company, one of three major U.S credit bureaus, said Thursday that "criminals" exploited a U.S website application to access files between mid-May and July of this year.The theft obtained consumers' names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some cases, driver's license numbers. The purloined data can be enough for... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 7, 2017

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Thursday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Irma cuts a devastating and deadly course through the Caribbean, heading for Florida. Also: Sen. Richard Durbin on President Trump making deals with Democrats, why you should care about the debt ceiling debate, one woman's decision to stop hiding her financial struggles, the next generation of American tennis players and more.Detected Closed Captioning: DONALD TRUMP, President Of The United States: Florida Is As Well Prepared As It Can Be For Something Like This. JUDY WOODRUFF: Hurricane Irma Cuts A Devastating Course Across The Caribbean, As The Record-breaking Storm Eyes A Path Toward Florida. Then: Reaching Across The Aisle. We Talk With Democra... Read More
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News Wrap: Equifax data hacked for roughly 143 million Americans

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In our news wrap Thursday, more than a third of the U.S. population could be affected by a data breach of the credit monitoring firm Equifax. The company says intruders gained access to customer information, including social security numbers and addresses. Also, President Trump issued a new warning to North Korea to stop testing nuclear weapons, claiming U.S. military action is still an option.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: In The Day's Other News: The U.S. Senate Approved More Than $15 Billion In Hurricane Harvey Relief, Nearly Double What The House Had Passed. The Senate Bill Also Raises The Federal Debt Ceiling And Funds The Government Through Early December. It Return... Read More
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Equifax breach could affect 143M

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Names, Social Security numbers and addresses of millions of people were exposed during the Equifax breach.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/71907/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Style: ::cue(c.colorCCCCCC) { Color: Rgb(204,204,204); } ::cue(c.colorE5E5E5) { Color: Rgb(229,229,229); } ## Credit Reporting Agency Equifax Says It's Been Hit With A Serious Cyber Attack That Could Put Millions Of Americans Personal Info At Risk Names Social Security Numbers And Addresses were All Exposed During The Breac... Read More
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‘Bitcoin Laundering’: US seeks extradition of Russian national accused of cyber crime

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The US government are pushing for the extradition of a Russian national, he is accused of cybercrimes and money laundering. RT spoke to his wife giving further details about her husband’s arrest.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnewsFollow us on Twitt... Read More
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The DNC’s Technology Chief is Phishing His Staff. Good.

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If you are among the millions of Americans concerned about cybersecurity at the Democratic National Committee—and how could you not be?—then the home of the party’s tech braintrust might not give you much hope. The tiny, charmless office, with "DNC Tech" scribbled in dry-erase marker on the door, contains one desk and two computer monitors. Nearby, an overturned couch pokes out from an elevator shaft, a leftover from the widespread departures that followed Hillary Clinton's defeat. And that, of course, came after intruders, believ... Read More
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Mobile malware Xafecopy robs victims through WAP Billing – almost 40% of targets in India

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AGRA: A research by private cyber security solution firm have uncovered a mobile malware targeting the WAP billing payment method, stealing money through victims' mobile accounts without their knowledge.The Xafecopy Trojan is disguised as useful apps like BatteryMaster, and operates normally while secretly decrypting and loading malicious code onto the device. Some of the names in the JavaScript files used by Xafecopy are also seen in the infamous Ztorg ... Read More
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Hackers have gained entry into US, European energy sector, warns Symantec

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WASHINGTON: Advanced hackers have targeted United States and European energy companies in a cyber espionage campaign that has in some cases successfully broken into the core systems that control the companies' operations, according to researchers at the security firm Symantec.Malicious email campaigns have been used to gain entry into organisations in the United States, Turkey and Switzerland, and likely other countries well, Symantec said in a report published on Wednesday. Google announces list of 100 'most secure' ... Read More
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‘Talks are the only way out of Korea crisis’ – California governor to RT

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Jerry Brown, the Governor of California, spoke with RT on the sidelines of the 3rd Eastern Economic Forum in Russia’s Far East city of Vladivostok. The interview was recorded after the session at Valdai Discussion Club 'Russia-China-Japan-USA'RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook http://www... Read More
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A rebuke from the US army has DJI focused on improving security

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DJI is the world’s most successful consumer drone company, estimated to control around two-thirds of the market for drones that cost $5,000 or less. DJI’s rise to the top has been rapid: in five years, the company has gone from supplying parts to hobbyists to selling devices to Hollywood cinematographers, Fortune 500 companies, and law enforcement agencies. Over the past six months, however, concerns have emerged regarding the security and privacy of the millions of photos, videos, and flight logs that those DJI drones collect. And now DJI is doing damage control. For the last year or so, a security researcher and drone fan named Kevin Finestre has been taking apart DJI source code and looking for poten... Read More
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Cyber attack group with links to Russia attacking western energy sector, says Symantec

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The western energy sector is being targeted by a sophisticated attack group with links to Russia, according to a Symantec report. The Californian security giant has pointed to a resurgence in attacks on the energy industry in Europe and North America, which it links to the re-emergence of cyber espionage group Dragonfly. The initial Dragonfly group has been operating since 2011, but went through a quiet spell in 2014 after being exposed by researchers, including those at Symantec. However, the new report states that the group appears to have begun working again in late 2015... Read More
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Hackers have infiltrated U.S. and EU energy companies, according to security researchers

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(Reuters) — Advanced hackers have targeted United States and European energy companies in a cyber espionage campaign that has in some cases successfully broken into the core systems that control the companies’ operations, according to researchers at the security firm Symantec. Malicious email campaigns have been used to gain entry into organizations in the United States, Turkey and Switzerland, and likely other countries well, Symantec said in a report published on Wednesday. The cyber attacks, which began in late 2015 but increased in frequency in April of this year, are probably the work of a foreign government and bear the hallmarks of a hacking group known as Dragonfly, Eric Chien, a cyber security research... Read More
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Axonius Announces $4M Seed Round to Secure the ‘Cambrian Explosion’ of Devices on Enterprise Networks

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Unified technology platform lets IT and security operations catalyze innovation by enabling agile and safe device adoption and usage at explosive scale NEW YORK & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 6, 2017– Israeli startup Axonius today announced $4 million in seed funding for its mission to secure and manage the growing billions of connected devices in use by businesses. Backing for the technology platform, which lets... Read More
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CrossTalk: Bullhorns: Free Fall

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How bad can it get? How low can the Russia-U.S. relationship go? At this point it is anyone’s guess. But one thing is for sure: Donald Trump’s call for better relations is now dead in the water.CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Nicolai Petro, and Dmitry Babich.FACEBOOK: Like CrossTalk on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/crosstalkrules/SOUNDCLOUD: Listen to CrossTalk+ herehttps://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/cros...YOUTUBE: Watch... Read More
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Finally, there’s a website just for people who think Clinton should have won

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Merkel ally cites thousands of cyber attacks from Russian IP addresses

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BERLIN: A top leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party said her website had been hit by thousands of cyber attacks -- many from Russian IP addresses -- before Sunday's televised election debate.German intelligence and government officials have often voiced concerns that Moscow could seek to interfere in the Sept. 24 national election, in which Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term.Russia has repeatedly denied trying to influence foreign elections.Julia Kloeckner, vice chairman of Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), said on Monday that her political website had seen some 3,000 attacks on S... Read More
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India not affected by ‘Locky’ ransomware: Trend Micro

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NEW DELHI: As the government's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an alert last weekend about the spread of a new ransomware called 'Locky,' global cyber security firm Trend Micro on Monday said no incidents involving 'Locky' have been reported in India till date.According to Trend Micro, the ransomware is not likely to be on the scale of 'Wannacrypt' and 'Petya' ransomware that relied on Microsoft vulnerability in Windows XP."So far, there haven't been any cases of Locky... Read More
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Supreme Court asks Google, Facebook to give inputs on objectionable videos

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NEW DELHI: Internet majors like Google, Yahoo and Facebook and instant messaging application WhatsApp were today directed by the Supreme Court to furnish details of complaints they have received in India about the uploading of objectionable contents on child pornography, rape and gangrape.The apex court asked them to provide such details they received last year and this year till August 31 and also about the action taken by them on such complaints.... Read More
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Why the US Government Shouldn’t Ban Kaspersky Security Software

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Earlier this summer the House Science Committee sent letters to 22 US government agencies requesting information on their use of Kaspersky Lab security products. As the federal government continues to investigate claims of ties between the Trump administration and Russia, officials in Washington h... Read More
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Putin says the nation that leads in AI ‘will be the ruler of the world’

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Putin says the nation that leads in AI ‘will be the ruler of the world’ - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScript=function(o,t){var n=document.createElement("script");n.async=!0,n.type="text/javascript",n.src=o,"function"==typeof t&&(n.onload=t);var a=document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];return a.parentNode.insertBefore(n,a),n},Chorus.ready=function(o){"loading"!=document.readyState?o():document.addEventListener?document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded",o):document.attachEvent("onreadystatechange",function(){"loading"!=document.readyState... Read More
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Trump’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Gets Off To a Slow Start

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By the time President Trump signed his Cybersecurity Executive Order on May 11, it had taken on a mythic air. The administration had produced a series of drafts soon after the inauguration that leaked, circulated, provoked criticism, and motivated refinements. While the months-long wait for the final product felt Godot-like, it ultimately received bipartisan praise for its thoughtfulness. But now, more than 110 days since the clock started, eight deadlines have passed, with eight more quickly approaching. Planning and information-gathering matters, but experts caution that for the EO to succeed long-term, it needs to exit... Read More
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Puducherry to curb menace of Blue Whale challenge: Chief minister V Narayanasamy

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The Puducherry government would bring in a legislation to curb the menace of the Blue Whale challenge besides taking stringent action against those indulging in it, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said today.Citing reports of young students allegedly committing suicide in different parts of the country after playing the online game, the chief minister said it should be curbed soon."This is a matter of serious concern and the parents should keep a close eye on the behaviour of their wards," he told reporters.The Puducherry government would soon set up monitoring committees through the cyber crime wing of th... Read More
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Hacking Fears: Germany suspects Russia of meddling in upcoming election

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With just three weeks to go before Germans head to the polls, the authorities are looking at potential threats to the democratic process – and it’s little surprise that Russia once again finds itself in the spotlight. Peter Oliver has more.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook http:... Read More
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Indian online fintech startups ill-prepared to handle cyberattacks

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Adobe wants users to 'step inside' PDF files through virtual reality Satya Nadella criticises US President Donald Trump's stance to end DACA Sony launches Apple Homepod rival at IFA 2017 Private brands turn Myntra profitable Tech Mahindra looks to automate its future earnings Baring may sell part of stake in Hexaware Tech outside India ... Read More
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Adobe wants users to ‘step inside’ PDF files through virtual reality

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Satya Nadella criticises US President Donald Trump's stance to end DACA Sony launches Apple Homepod rival at IFA 2017 Private brands turn Myntra profitable Tech Mahindra looks to automate its future earnings Baring may sell part of stake in Hexaware Tech outside India WhatsApp goes down for sometime, leaves users in a tizzy Lenovo lea... Read More
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WhatsApp goes down for sometime, leaves users in a tizzy

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Lenovo leads the market as tablets grow by 3% in June quarter: IDC Government to fund R&D cost of up to Rs 5 crore for cyber security Technology to avoid miscarriages during IVF launched This Jio device now holds over 90% marketshare, claims report Here's your chance to get minimum Rs 2,000 'discount' on OnePlus smartphones Instagram now lets you view 'Stories' on desktop and mobile web... Read More
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Lenovo leads the market as tablets grow by 3% in June quarter: IDC

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Government to fund R&D cost of up to Rs 5cr for cyber security Technology to avoid miscarriages during IVF launched This Jio device now holds over 90% marketshare, claims report Here's your chance to get minimum Rs 2,000 'discount' on OnePlus smartphones Instagram now lets you view 'Stories' on desktop and mobile web Trai planning new rules on how telcos can use and share your data... Read More
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Chennai teen hacks university site, bids for cyber course seat

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Micro business sees traction given the changing IT landscape Plan fresh e-payment boost: Economic affairs secretary Micromax Canvas Infinity to go on sale on Amazon today No room for No. 3, either you win or merge with winner: SoftBank Fund CEO Snapdeal announces three-day sale ahead of the festive season Samsung launches portable SSD T5 price starting at Rs 13,500 ... Read More
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Government to fund R&D cost of up to Rs 5cr for cyber security

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Technology to avoid miscarriages during IVF launched This Jio device now holds over 90% marketshare, claims report Here's your chance to get minimum Rs 2,000 'discount' on OnePlus smartphones Instagram now lets you view 'Stories' on desktop and mobile web Trai planning new rules on how telcos can use and share your data Mahindra Comviva to acquire Sydney-based Emagine International... Read More
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Instagram now lets you view ‘Stories’ on desktop and mobile web

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Trai planning new rules on how telcos can use and share your data Mahindra Comviva to acquire Sydney-based Emagine International Infosys tussle continues, former chairman R Seshasayee hits back at Narayana Murthy Samsung plans to compete with Google and Tesla for self-driving cars Initiated merger of Tikona Digital Networks: Airtel to DoT Chennai teen hacks university site, bids for cyber course... Read More
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Mahindra Comviva to acquire Sydney-based Emagine International

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Infosys tussle continues, former chairman R Seshasayee hits back at Narayana Murthy Samsung plans to compete with Google and Tesla for self-driving cars Initiated merger of Tikona Digital Networks: Airtel to DoT Chennai teen hacks university site, bids for cyber course seat Micro business sees traction given the changing IT landscape Plan fresh e-payment boost: Economic affairs secretary... Read More
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Infosys tussle continues, former chairman R Seshasayee hits back at Narayana Murthy

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Samsung plans to compete with Google and Tesla for self-driving cars Initiated merger of Tikona Digital Networks: Airtel to DoT Chennai teen hacks university site, bids for cyber course seat Micro business sees traction given the changing IT landscape Plan fresh e-payment boost: Economic affairs secretary Micromax Canvas Infinity to go on sale on Amazon today ... Read More
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Samsung plans to compete with Google and Tesla for self-driving cars

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Initiated merger of Tikona Digital Networks: Airtel to DoT Chennai teen hacks university site, bids for cyber course seat Micro business sees traction given the changing IT landscape Plan fresh e-payment boost: Economic affairs secretary Micromax Canvas Infinity to go on sale on Amazon today No room for No. 3, either you win or merge with winner: SoftBank Fund CEO ... Read More
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Initiated merger of Tikona Digital Networks: Airtel to DoT

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Chennai teen hacks university site, bids for cyber course seat Micro business sees traction given the changing IT landscape Plan fresh e-payment boost: Economic affairs secretary Micromax Canvas Infinity to go on sale on Amazon today No room for No. 3, either you win or merge with winner: SoftBank Fund CEO Snapdeal announces three-day sale ahead of the festive season ... Read More
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St. Louis forms $5 million seed fund to keep its startups in town

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Paul Heirendt, a principal at True Bearing Advisors and co-founder of multiple startups, has first-hand experience with how hard it can be for entrepreneurs to find seed funding in St. Louis. “Of the nine startups I’ve been involved with in St. Louis in the last few years, four had to relocate to find adequate seed-stage funding,” said Heirendt. Relocation is far from the worst thing that can happen to startups that fail to find seed funding. More often they end up folding — which is precisely why the phase between capital formation and Series A funding is referred to as “The Valley of Death.” Recognizing a clear need, the St. Louis region has launched a fund designed to help startups mak... Read More
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What does a data leak smell like? This little device lets you find out

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IVP leads $40 million investment in Qadium’s ‘beyond the firewall’ security solution

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Qadium wants to help large organizations better define and defend their network boundaries and today announced it has secured an additional $40 million in a round led by IVP. New investor TPG Growth joined, as did returning investors NEA, Founders Fund, and Susa Ventures. Based in San Francisco, the startup indexes every device on the public internet — a set of devices with publicly routable IP addresses assigned to them at a given time — every hour. It uses this data to flag risks and security breaches an organization may face. “There is a great amount of growing interest in ‘beyond the firewall’ solutions, as companies are coming to realize that a... Read More
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711 million email accounts susceptible to new spambot

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711 million email accounts susceptible to new spambot - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScript=function(o,t){var n=document.createElement("script");n.async=!0,n.type="text/javascript",n.src=o,"function"==typeof t&&(n.onload=t);var a=document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];return a.parentNode.insertBefore(n,a),n},Chorus.ready=function(o){"loading"!=document.readyState?o():document.addEventListener?document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded",o):document.attachEvent("onreadystatechange",function(){"loading"!=document.readyState&&o()})},Choru... Read More
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Almost half a million pacemakers need a firmware update to avoid getting hacked

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Almost half a million pacemakers need a firmware update to avoid getting hacked - The Vergeclockmenumore-arrow var chorusInitQueue=[],volume_embed_host="https://volume.vox-cdn.com";var Chorus=Chorus||{};Chorus.windowLoaded=!1,Chorus.AddScript=function(o,t){var n=document.createElement("script");n.async=!0,n.type="text/javascript",n.src=o,"function"==typeof t&&(n.onload=t);var a=document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];return a.parentNode.insertBefore(n,a),n},Chorus.ready=function(o){"loading"!=document.readyState?o():document.addEventListener?document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded",o):document.attachEvent("onreadystatechange",function(){"loading"!=document.readyS... Read More
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Okta Integrates with Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform to Automate End-User Security from the Okta Identity Cloud to the Enterprise and Back

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SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 30, 2017– Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced integrations with the Palo Alto Networks® Next-Generation Security Platform to provide security across cloud, on-premises and hybrid applications and data centers. Using the Okta Identity Cloud with the Palo Alto Networks platform, organizations can incorporate identity and automatically respond to threat actors to help prevent cyber-attacks. ... Read More
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CeX suffers data breach affecting up to two million customers

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Second-hand electronics retailer CeX has been subject to an online security breach, with the attack affecting up to as many as two million customers. The company says they are taking the matter ‘extremely seriously’, and has issued guidelines and advice for customers whose personal data may have been accessed. The guidance states that CeX is contacting up to two million registered website customers as a ‘precautionary measure.’ As an online security breach, it states that no in-store personal membership information has been compromised. In terms of financial data, the retailer assures customers that it has not stored credit ... Read More
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Members of Trump’s cybersecurity council resign in protest

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Hackers are using the promise of Game of Thrones spoilers to spread malware

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Facebook Creepiness, AccuWeather Tracking, and More Security News This Week

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In a refreshing change of pace, this week’s security news included little to no escalation of nuclear rhetoric. Let’s count that as a win! Among quite a few losses. Digital financial services provider Enigma, for instance, lost its supporters almost $500,000 in cryptocurrency thanks to bad password habits. Domestic helper robots lost security cred by being hacked into tiny robotic Chucky dolls. The US government nearly lost a security-focused ranking ... Read More
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Whole Foods Will Drop Prices On Monday, Amazon Says, Detailing New Grocery Strategy

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Enlarge this image Bananas will be cheaper at Whole Foods stores next week, as Amazon finalizes its purchase of the grocery chain. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomber... Read More
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The CIA built a fake software update system to spy on intel partners

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