Month: November 2019

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For the first time, The Hacker News launches a comprehensive Cybersecurity Salary Survey aimed to provide insights into the payment standards of security positions, enabling security professionals to benchmark their salaries against their peers, as well as get clear insights into the leading roles, certifications, geo- and industry- components that factor a cybersecurity position payroll.
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Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’re here to help! We’ll be rolling out gift guides from now through the end of December. You can find our other guides right here. If you’re interested in cameras and taking pictures, you should definitely check out our 2019 Photography Gift Guide,
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A new risk index has named Alaska as the state most vulnerable to cybercrime.  The index was created by payments platform Cardconnect using data published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Complaint Center.  The company analyzed state-by-state statistics on four of the most prominent types of online crime—credit card fraud, identity theft, personal data breaches, and phishing scams
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In a coordinated International law enforcement operation, Europol today announced to shut down the global organized cybercrime network behind Imminent Monitor RAT, yet another hacking tool that allows cybercriminals to gain complete control over a victim’s computer remotely. The operation targeted both buyers and sellers of the IM-RAT (Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan), which was
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Companies that fail to set their IT security teams targets that directly correlate with overall business performance are causing problems for their CEOs, according to new research from Thycotic. The privileged access management solutions provider surveyed more than 100 UK IT security decision-makers, with 61% admitting that there are implications for the CEO if security
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Cisco slammed rival Zoom for a security lapse that left the management portals of many video devices exposed to the public internet. It’s an unusually public spat between two of the industry’s leading video conferencing providers. The dispute revolves around Zoom Connector, a gateway that connects standards-based video devices to the Zoom cloud. In addition
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If you have ever registered an account with the official Magento marketplace to bought or sold any extension, plugin, or e-commerce website theme, you must change your password immediately. Adobe—the company owning Magento e-commerce platform—today disclosed a new data breach incident that exposed account information of Magento marketplace users to an unknown group of hackers
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TikTok has issued a public apology to a teenager who had her account suspended shortly after posting a video that asked viewers to research the persecution of Uighur people and other Muslim groups in Xinjiang. TikTok included a “clarification on the timeline of events,” and said that the viral video was removed four days after
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Fintech startup Revolut is adding a key feature for users who want to replace their traditional bank account altogether. You can now pay with GBP direct debits. Revolut already added EUR direct debits last year. While most people use cards to pay for goods and services in the U.K., some businesses require you to pay
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Netflix is expanding its theatrical presence by signing a long-term lease for The Paris Theatre, a historic single-screen venue in New York City. This follows reports that Netflix is also working to buy the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles. And while these might seem like odd moves for a streaming company, they may also be
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The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) yesterday published a report on the cybersecurity of smart cars.  The report aims to promote cybersecurity for connected and (semi-)automated cars by identifying emerging threats and issuing guidance on potential security measures that can help to mitigate them.  “Smart cars already available today provide connected, added-value features in order to
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ESET researchers have discovered that the criminals behind the Stantinko botnet are distributing a cryptomining module to the computers they control The operators of the Stantinko botnet have expanded their toolset with a new means of profiting from the computers under their control. The roughly half-million-strong botnet – known to have been active since at least
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Pricefx, the Munich-founded startup that offers cloud-based pricing software, has raised €23 million in additional funding as part of its earlier Series B round. The new investment is led by Digital+ Partners, the European B2B technology growth investor, and management consulting firm Bain & Company. Talis Capital, Pricefx’s Series A investor, also followed on, while