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The latest application added to Cohesity Marketplace is designed to trawl through backups to look for security vulnerabilities. Cohesity CyberScan is a free application available on the Cohesity Marketplace. Using Tenable.io, it compares applications in a backup environment against the public Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database to detect possible security flaws. The admin can
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MaC Ventures, the new Los Angeles-based investment firm formed from the merger of Cross Culture Ventures and M Ventures, has quietly started deploying capital from its fund. One of the firm’s first disclosed investments is Edge Delta, which announced a $3 million seed round earlier this week. The Seattle-based company, which has a tool to
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A primer on why internet-enabled TVs make for attractive and potentially soft targets, and how cybercriminals can ruin more than your TV viewing experience With their high-resolution screens, cameras, microphones and innovative interfaces geared towards a better user experience, smart TVs have found their way into many homes. They have become so popular that, according
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Google’s cybersecurity researchers have finally disclosed details and proof-of-concept exploits for 4 out of 5 security vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to target Apple iOS devices just by sending a maliciously-crafted message over iMessage. All the vulnerabilities, which required no user interaction, were responsibly reported to Apple by Samuel Groß and Natalie Silvanovich of
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Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Damian Collins MP has written to Facebook VP for global affairs and communications Sir Nick Clegg about discrepancies relating to the Cambridge Analytica investigation. Collins asked the former Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrats leader, who joined Facebook in October 2018, about who at Facebook knew
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by Danny Bradbury Tampering with surveillance cameras is a common activity for Hollywood heroes and criminals alike. Now, researchers have shown how they can do it in real life. Remember Speed, the 1994 movie where Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock had to keep a bus moving above a certain speed to stop Dennis Hopper blowing
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This new ransomware was discovered by Michael Gillespie on 8 February 2019 and it is still improving over time. This blog will explain the technical details and share information about how this new ransomware family is working. There are some variants of the Clop ransomware but in this report, we will focus on the main
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While you’d be hard pressed to find any startup not brimming with confidence over the disruptive idea they’re chasing, it’s not often you come across a young company as calmly convinced it’s engineering the future as Dasha AI. The team is building a platform for designing human-like voice interactions to automate business processes. Put simply,
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In an amazingly quick turn-around for a deal of this scope, Salesforce announced today that it has closed the $15.7 billion Tableau deal announced in June. The deal is by far the biggest acquisition in Salesforce history, a company known for being highly acquisitive. A deal of this size usually faces a high level of
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Dwindling resources, experience and skills are the biggest challenges facing the cybersecurity profession today, according to new research from the Chartered Institute of Information Security. Nearly half (45%) of those polled for the institute’s annual survey, The Security Profession in 2018/19, pointed to lack of resources as the biggest issue they face, followed by lack
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by John E Dunn Researchers at Armis Labs have discovered 11 potentially serious security flaws affecting the Wind River VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS), described by the company as “the most widely used operating system you may never have heard about”. Collectively named ‘Urgent/11’ by Armis Labs, the flaws affect an estimated 200 million devices
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Global messaging giant WhatsApp turned 10 years old this year. It’s not unusual for companies to provide loyal customers or members with gifts to show their appreciation during these milestones. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are using this as a ploy to carry out their malicious schemes. According to Forbes, security researchers have discovered a fraudulent message promising
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Fitbit continued solid device growth for Q2, up 31%, year over year, representing a 5% bump in revenue. From that angle, the company’s long-term turnaround appears to be on track — but things weren’t all cheery this time out. Notably, the company’s stock is down in after-hours trading after it lowered guidance for annual revenue.
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An exposed database at automotive giant Honda allowed anyone to see which systems on its network were vulnerable to unpatched security flaws, potentially giving hackers insider knowledge of the company’s weak points. The server contained 134 million rows of employee systems data from the company’s endpoint security service, containing technical details of each computer and
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Researchers are warning of a potentially serious Android ransomware threat that spreads via malicious links in SMS messages and posts in forums. ESET malware researcher, Lukas Stefanko, explained in a blog post that Android/Filecoder.C has been active since at least July 12 — distributed via Reddit posts and an Android developers forum known as “XDA
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The FBI arrested and charged a former AWS engineer Monday in connection with a massive data breach at Capital One. Paige A. Thompson, 33, is accused of accessing Capital One‘s network and stealing personal information for more than 100 million customers and individuals who applied for Capital One credit cards. According to a statement from
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by Paul Ducklin Global financial services company Capital One has just announced a massive data breach: If you want to learn more about the Capital One cyber incident, please visit capitalone.com/facts2019/ — Capital One (@CapitalOne) July 30, 2019 The breach notification starts in general terms: Capital One Financial Corporation announced today that on July 19,