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Verizon Patches XSS Issues in its Messaging Client

Verizon late last year patched a vulnerability in its Message+ messaging client that could have allowed an attacker to take over a session and possibly extend their reach into a user’s account management settings. 561 more words


Russian 'Cron' Cyber Gang Arrested for Raiding Bank Accounts

Russian ‘Cron’ Cyber Gang Arrested for Raiding Bank Accounts

Russian authorities arrest a group of 16 hackers who allegedly were attacking banks in their native country via mobile malware, nixing plans for their global expansion. 244 more words


News in brief: Bitcoin price bubbles up; Uber uses AI to boost its take; WannaCry ‘hero’ censures tabloids

Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Bitcoin bubbles to unprecedented highs

Bitcoin, the most widely used cryptocurrency, has been hitting unprecedented highs, with a single coin now… 446 more words


EternalRocks Worm Spreads Seven NSA SMB Exploits

Someone has stitched together seven of the Windows SMB exploits leaked by the ShadowBrokers, creating a worm that has been spreading through networks since at least the first week of May. 671 more words


[Recommended Reading] Federated Identity

Source: Federated Identity Wikipedia

“A federated identity in information technology is the means of linking a person’s electronic identity and attributes, stored across multiple distinct…

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Yes, Geek Squad can search your files and hand you over to the police

The government’s case against an alleged trafficker in child abuse images is on shaky ground after a California judge last week said that:

  1. An image found on his PC when it was in for repairs with Best Buy’s Geek Squad didn’t show a prepubescent girl’s genitals or that she was having sex.
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Emerging Threats to Add to Your Security Radar Screen

Emerging Threats to Add to Your Security Radar Screen

The cybersecurity threat landscape is poised to grow in size and complexity – what to look out for. 1,079 more words