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Reflected XSS Vulnerability in WordPress WooCommerce Patched

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Widely used ecommerce module had a flaw that could have been used as a stepping stone to a larger attack.

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The Importance of Password Management: Spambot Server Exposes 711 Million Email Addresses

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The data was found on a misconfigured server for the Onliner spambot.

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VMware Outlines 5 Pillars of Cyber Hygiene

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At the VMworld 2017 conference, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger outlines the basics of improving cybersecurity.

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GDPR Readiness: Security Pros Counting on AI, Machine Learning for Data Protection

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16 percent of IT security professionals say their company isn't preparing for GDPR at all, a recent survey found.

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Forcepoint Acquires RedOwl in UEBA Security Push

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Forcepoint snaps up RedOwl, doubling down on user and entity behavior analytics technology to protect enterprise networks.

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The Current State of IoT Security: 8,000 IoT Login Credentials Posted Online

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At least 1,774 of the devices were still accessible as of the end of last week.

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New Cyber Security Regulations Now in Force in New York

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Financial services companies are now required to have a CISO, a written cyber security policy, and a fully funded and staffed cyber security program.

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Ransomware Insurance: Cyber Insurance May Be the Best Protection

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Next to reliable data backups, a good cyber insurance policy may be your best protection against the damage wrought by ransomware attacks.

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App Install Advertising Fraud is a $300M Problem

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New report from DataVisor on the underworld of app install advertising reveals the techniques used by fraudsters.

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The Risk of an Unprotected Website: Ransomware Returns to Ukraine

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For the second time in as many months, a software developer's website was compromised and used to distribute malware.

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Versive Raises $12.7 Million, Uses AI to Hunt Security Threats

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Another company attracts VC funding for AI technologies that help enterprises mount effective defenses against today's complex cybersecurity threats.

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U.S. Infrastructure Council Warns of Imminent '9/11-Level Cyber Attack'

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The NIAC says there's a 'narrow and fleeting window of opportunity' to organize effectively and prevent such attacks.

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Plurilock's AI Authentication Tech Enlists in the Army

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The U.S. Army's NETCOM unit will use Plurilock's BioTracker cybersecurity software to safeguard identities.

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10 Top IAM Products

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Identity and access management products control network and data access for users and devices across cloud and on-premises environments. We review 10 of the best IAM solutions.

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84 Percent of IT Pros Attribute Cyber Security Incidents to Human Error

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And while 20 percent have been hit with ransomware, just 8 percent said they paid the ransom, a recent survey found.

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Google Improves Security in Android 8.0 Oreo

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New version of Android includes multiple new capabilities to enhance mobile operating system security.

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Travelers Beware: Russian APT28 Hackers Hit Hotels in Europe, Middle East

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The hacker group is using spear phishing emails to target hotel networks.

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New Research Sheds Light on the Mirai Botnet

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USENIX paper on Understanding the Mirai Botnet provides seven months of data insights into the IoT botnet.

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Massive Chicago Voter Breach Underscores Importance of Cloud Security

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Over 1.8 million Chicago voters' personal information was exposed online.

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Staff Shortage: 85 Percent of Cyber Security Pros Say They Need More People

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And 70 percent say hiring experienced professionals is a priority, a recent survey found.

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