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A few days before the doors opened on SAP Sapphire Now 2019, SAP customers were likely alarmed by a Reuters headline that their systems are vulnerable to hackers. The SAP exploit was not new, but the potential damage to SAP systems and data was considerable. Onapsis Inc., a Boston-based security and compliance monitoring software company,
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by John E Dunn Arrests in Europe and the US appear to have ended the cybercrime careers of the gang behind the GozNym banking malware. According to Europol, which coordinated the pursuit of 10 people in Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Bulgaria, Germany and the US, GozNym stole $100 million by infecting 41,000 devices around the world
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A recent survey found that to gain counterintelligence the vast majority of organizations would allow an attacker to take decoy files rather than stop an attack in progress, according to the latest International Cyber Benchmark Index from the Neustar International Security Council (NISC). A reported one in five companies are currently employing forensic investigations, as
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by Lisa Vaas Six people have been indicted for allegedly being SIM card swappers who stole victims’ identities and their cryptocurrency, and three mobile phone company employees have been indicted for allegedly accepting bribes to help them steal subscribers’ identities. On Thursday, federal prosecutors in the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan
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The two people who sat down in reception without an appointment would not leave the startup’s office until the end of the day. Two months later, a letter followed informing the company it had been suspended from the United Kingdom’s register of licensed sponsors, the database of companies the government has approved to employee foreign
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Slack users have been urged to upgrade their applications and clients to the most recent version, 3.4.0, after Tenable researcher David Wells discovered a new vulnerability that would allow an attacker to share malicious hyperlinks that could alter where a victim’s files were stored. Wells discovered a download hijack vulnerability in Slack Desktop version 3.3.7 for Windows.
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An executive order and cooperation from the Department of Commerce will effectively ban Huawei from dealing with U.S. businesses. Following months of lobbying by the White House, President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Wednesday aimed at “securing the information and communications technology and services supply chain.” In the executive order, Trump declared a
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A high-risk vulnerability in Cisco‘s secure boot process was disclosed earlier this week by Cisco and Red Balloon Security and is believed to have affected an estimate 100 or more devices. The vulnerability (CVE-2019-1649) is “in the logic that handles access control to one of the hardware components in Cisco’s proprietary Secure Boot implementation could allow
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Kyle Fugere Contributor More posts by this contributor The Importance Of Design Thinking For Big Data Startups Over the past five years, there has been a clear drop in seed investing. Between 2010 and 2014 there was an influx of “micro” VCs, perfectly equipped to deploy seed capital. Since then, we have seen a gradual
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In a joint effort by several law enforcement agencies from 6 different countries, officials have dismantled a major global organized cybercrime behind GozNym banking malware. GozNym banking malware is responsible for stealing nearly $100 million from over 41,000 victims across the globe for years. GozNym was created by combining two known powerful Trojans—Gozi ISFB malware,
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Calling all startup fans across Europe and around the world. The TechCrunch crew’s planning return-trip number seven to host Disrupt Berlin 2019 on 11-12 December. The official registration doesn’t open until June, but we’ve got a little sumpin’ sumpin’ to save you serious money right now. Are you in? Simply sign up for our mailing list before registration
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After analyzing the top three breaches from the past three years, Bitglass found that in the aftermath of a data breach, a decrease in stock price was a notable repercussion identifiable for publicly traded companies. The report, Kings of the Monster Breaches, identified the extensive damage done by improper security by looking specifically at the Marriott