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Salesforce warns of API error that exposed Marketing data

August 5, 2018  By Pierluigi Paganini   The US Cloud-based customer relationship management software giant Salesforce is warning marketing customers of a data leakage caused by an API error.   The US cloud computing company Salesforce is warning marketing customers of a data leakage caused by an API error. … Continue reading

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Tech Support Scams Using Call Optimization Services to Insert Phone Numbers

August 4th, 2018 By Lawrence Abrams   New research shows that browser based Tech Support Scams are starting to utilize services normally found in legitimate call center operations. These services, called call optimization services, are typically used by call centers … Continue reading

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Web doc iCliniq plugs leaky S3 bucket stuffed full of medical records

Even the file names exposed sensitive info, claim researchers   By John Leyden 3 Aug 2018     Exclusive Online medical consultation service iCliniq left thousands of medical documents in a publicly accessible Amazon Web Services S3 bucket.   iCliniq locked down … Continue reading

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Addressing IoT Device Security Head-on

By Ashley Arbuckle on August 02, 2018   The Mirai botnet exposed very publicly how weaknesses in IoT devices can be used to create wide-scale Internet outages. Since then, other botnets based on Mirai have emerged, and now a new … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Targeted by Nation-State Spyware

  August 1st, 2018 By Tara Seals   A suspicious WhatsApp message carried the mobile cyberweapon known as Pegasus – sold by Israel-based company NSO Group to state-level actors around the world.   Human rights stalwart Amnesty International says that … Continue reading

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Unified Security Data: A Simple Idea to Combat Persistent, Complex Cyberattacks

31st July, 2018 By Liz Maida   Do you know what happens to your data when it’s not in use? If the answer is no, you need to fix that.   When cyberattacks take place in enterprises, the resulting data … Continue reading

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MUD: The Solution to Our Messy Enterprise IoT Security Problems?

30th July, 2018 By Louis Creager   The ‘Manufacturer Usage Description’ proposal from IETF offers a promising route for bolstering security across the industry.   While Internet of Things (IoT) devices offer plenty of impressive capabilities that improve efficiency through … Continue reading

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Gmail’s Problematic Confidential Mode

28th July, 2018 By Stu Sjouwerman   Some technical security measures may seem to promise more security than they actually deliver. It’s good to understand their limitations, and to make employees aware of those same limitations in regular awareness training. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: July 26, 2018

—–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA256   ******************************************************************** Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: July 26, 2018 ********************************************************************   Security Advisories Released or Updated on July 26, 2018 ===================================================================   * Microsoft Security Advisory ADV180012    – Title: Microsoft Guidance … Continue reading

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Google Announces New Security Tools for Cloud Customers

By Ionut Arghire on July 26, 2018   Google on Wednesday took the wraps off a broad range of tools to help cloud customers secure access to resources and better protect data and applications.   To improve security and deliver … Continue reading

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