VideoLAN's VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

VideoLAN’s VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

The latest edition of nonprofit VideoLAN’s VLC media player software has what Germany agency CERT-Bund is calling a serious security flaw that allows hackers to…

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What Do You Do When A Meteor Hits The Building?

What Do You Do When A Meteor Hits The Building?

Over the years I have had the benefit of working as a security practitioner in numerous corporate environments, not as a consultant but as a…

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China Startup Funding Overtakes USA

China Startup Funding Overtakes USA

The competition between China and the US in AI development is tricky to quantify. While we do have some hard numbers, even they are open…

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School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

Educational institutions are data-rich gold mines. From student and employee records to sensitive financial information, schools contain a plethora of data that can be obtained…

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Fake PornHub And Google Android Apps Are Actually ‘Russian Spy Tools’

Fake PornHub And Google Android Apps Are Actually ‘Russian Spy Tools’

Android spyware allegedly created by one of the Russian government’s go-to surveillance providers has been discovered. And it’s hiding in fake apps that look just…

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Mirai Groups Target Business IoT Devices

Mirai Groups Target Business IoT Devices

More than 30% of Mirai attacks and an increasing number of variants of the malware are going after enterprise IoT devices, raising the stakes for…

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Critical RCE Flaw in Palo Alto Gateways Hits Uber

Critical RCE Flaw in Palo Alto Gateways Hits Uber

A remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability has been uncovered in the GlobalProtect portal and GlobalProtect Gateway interface security products from Palo Alto Networks. It’s an…

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Equifax to Pay Up to $700mn for Data Breach Damages

Equifax to Pay Up to $700mn for Data Breach Damages

In a settlement with the FTC, consumers affected by the breach are eligible for up to $20,000 in a cash settlement, depending on damages they…

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