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Twitter rejects claims that it snoops on your private messages

Twitter has pushed back after the release of undercover videos in which Twitter employees – primarily senior network security engineer Clay Haynes – are depicted as saying that they “view everything” users post on their servers, including private messages and sexual photos, and that employees are more than happy to participate in a Department of Justice investigation into Donald Trump. 637 more words

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Vulnerability in ISC BIND leads to DoS, patch today!

The Internet Systems Consortium has released security updates for BIND, the most widely used Domain Name System (DNS) software on the Internet, and a patch for ISC DHCP, its open source software that implements the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for connection to an IP network. 394 more words

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Man charged with selling billions of breached records on LeakedSource

A year ago, LeakedSource – a site that sold access to credentials stolen in data breaches – suddenly blinked out of sight, reportedly after the FBI… 533 more words

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Why GDPR will drive a best practice approach

When GDPR was first discussed, many feared that it would force businesses to act more insular and become more defensive about their data. Some even believed there would be a counter-movement against the cloud with organisations taking back data into their internal systems. 711 more words

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Oracle addresses 237 vulnerabilities across multiple products

The January 2018 Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) fixes 237 new security vulnerabilities across hundreds of Oracle products, including the company’s widely used Oracle Database Server and Java SE. 422 more words

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Insights from 700M thwarted cyberattacks show how the fight against cybercrime has intensified

2017 was a record-setting year in the fight against cybercrime. Based on analysis of real world cybercrime attacks, ThreatMetrix confirmed a 100 percent increase in volume of attacks over the last two years. 415 more words

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