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Networking Security, Security

Palo Alto Networks to acquire Demisto for $560M

February 19, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Palo Alto Networks announced today that it intends to acquire security startup, Demisto, for $560 million. The company sees a tool that can help enhance the Palo Alto security portfolio by adding a higher level of automation. “The addition of […]


Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

Using AI to secure the global supply chain

February 8, 2019

Via: ZDnet

According to leading supply chain analyst Louis Columbus, the biggest challenge facing the high tech industry in 2019 will be securing their supply chains. The challenge is that, as supply chains grow more complex, manufacturers may not be able to […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Justice Department: No evidence of vote hacking during 2018 election

February 5, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

There is “no evidence to date” that any foreign government had a material impact on voting machines or infrastructure during the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new classified report sent to the president. That’s the view from the Justice […]


Operations Security, Security

Windows 7 migration warning: Plan now to avoid security worries later

January 25, 2019

Via: ZDnet

The clock is ticking for Windows 7, which goes out of support in January next year. That means no more features or security updates unless you pay Microsoft for additional support. There are still hundreds of millions of PCs still […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks

January 14, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A security researcher has found, reported, and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information or take over any customer’s account from some of the largest web hosting companies on the internet. In some cases, […]


Networking Security, Security

Another server security lapse at NASA exposed staff and project data

January 11, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Two months ago, NASA quietly fixed a buggy internal server that was leaking sensitive information about the agency’s staff and their work. The leaking server was — ironically — a bug reporting server, running the popular Jira bug triaging and […]


Networking Security, Security

BlackBerry Secure feature packs aspire to give trusted security to ‘all smart things’

January 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

BlackBerry’s transition to a security and services-based business took another step forward on Monday, with the unveiling of its new BlackBerry Secure feature packs that it said will make it easier for companies to bring safe and secure Internet of […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Hacker leaks data on Angela Merkel and hundreds of German lawmakers

January 4, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A hacker has targeted and released private data on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior German lawmakers and officials. The data was leaked from a Twitter account, since suspended, and included email addresses, phone numbers, photo IDs and other […]


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Why Phishing Is Still Your Number One Security Foe

December 8, 2018

Via: James Hughes

91% of cyberattacks start with a phishing email. Why are they still so prevalent – and successful? It seems like every day another high-ranking employee falls for a scam and loses millions in company money. How long have security experts […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Hackers are using leaked NSA hacking tools to quietly hijack thousands of computers

November 28, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

More than a year after patches were released to thwart powerful NSA exploits that leaked online, hundreds of thousands of computers are unpatched and vulnerable. First they were used to spread ransomware. Then it was cryptocurrency mining attacks. Now, researchers […]