2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

Digital Shadows researchers scanned various online file-sharing services and concluded the number of exposed files is up 50% from March of 2018. More than 2.3…

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Facebook lawyer says you don’t actually have any privacy on the site

Facebook lawyer says you don’t actually have any privacy on the site

Just one day before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at a shareholder meeting that he wants to build a “privacy-focused social platform,” the company’s lawyer argued that…

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How to improve privileged users' security experiences with machine learning

How to improve privileged users’ security experiences with machine learning

Bottom line: One of the primary factors motivating employees to sacrifice security for speed are the many frustrations they face, attempting to re-authenticate who they are…

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How a quantum computer could break 2048-bit RSA encryption in 8 hours

How a quantum computer could break 2048-bit RSA encryption in 8 hours

Many people worry that quantum computers will be able to crack certain codes used to send secure messages. The codes in question encrypt data using…

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42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

A database containing records of tens of millions of users of various dating apps has been found publicly accessible, according to a researcher who says it…

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Emotet Made Up 61% of Malicious Payloads in Q1

Emotet Made Up 61% of Malicious Payloads in Q1

The botnet has displaced credential stealers, stand-alone downloaders, and RATs in the overall threat landscape. Emotet, a form of malware previously classified as a banking…

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Decoding the global economy of cybercrime

Decoding the global economy of cybercrime

Conservative estimates show cyber-criminal revenue worldwide of at least US$1.5trn to date— equal to the entire GDP of Russia. To put that into perspective, if…

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A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government

A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government

Microsoft organized 35 nations on Tuesday to take down one of the world’s largest botnets — malware that secretly seizes control of millions of computers…

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Tesla On Autopilot Slams Into Stalled Car On Highway, Expect More Of This

Tesla On Autopilot Slams Into Stalled Car On Highway, Expect More Of This

Here’s a driving situation that I’m guessing most of us have all experienced at one time or another. You are driving along on a highway…

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Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Australia’s information commissioner is suing Facebook over allegedly breaching the privacy of over 300,000 Australians caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In a case…

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