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Microsoft

Microsoft Enlists AI in Fight Against Tech Support Scams

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To level the playing field with shifty tech support scammers, Microsoft used artificial intelligence to root them out and alert the FTC.
WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware Blamed for Honda Plant Shutdown

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A ransomware attack that first emerged in May continues to cause trouble around the world and likely will continue to do so for years to come.
Fireball

Fireball Browser Hijack Impact Revised After Microsoft Analysis

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A browser hijacking operation initially reported to have 250 million victims by security firm Check Point isn't quite that large, according to a new analysis by Microsoft.
elastic beam

Elastic Beam Debuts API Behavioral Security Platform

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The new security platform aims to go beyond API management to provide monitoring, attack detection and prevention capabilities.
Server breach

PoS Attacks on the Rise and Spam Rebounds, Trustwave Reports SLIDESHOW

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The 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report provides insight into the different approach attackers now use to breach systems. eWEEK looks at the highlights and lowlights of the report.
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Astonishing Level of Ineptitude Exposed in RNC Breach

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Records of nearly every voter in the U.S. were found unprotected on the internet, freely exposing sensitive personal data to anyone.
Firefox Focus

Mozilla Brings Firefox Focus to Android to Improve Privacy

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After first being available on iOS in November 2016, Mozilla is now debuting the new Firefox Focus on Android.
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Average Global Cost of a Data Breach Now $3.6M, IBM Reports

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The IBM-sponsored Ponemon Institute Cost of a Data Breach Study reports its first-ever decline in the global average cost of a breach.
Ping Identity

Ping Identity Embeds Multifactor Authentication Security With New SDK

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The identity vendor debuts a new software development kit to enable organizations to directly integrate strong authentication into native apps.
online fraud

How Dice Uses Machine Learning Technology to Reduce Recruiting Fraud

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EXCLUSIVE: Online technology career site Dice was able to reduce the volume of fraudulent account activity to less than 5 percent by adopting anti-fraud machine learning technology.
HP Printer Security

HP Says Printers Pose a Glaring Security Risk, but It Offers Solution

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The go-go years of laser printer sales may be gone forever, but HP says there are still many new use cases and market opportunities.
Web App Security Flaws

Weak Development Security Exposes Web Apps to Cyber-Attacks

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More than 90 percent of applications had unused code and 88 percent included vulnerable third-party libraries that leave websites open to cyber-attacks.
SSL/TLS certificates

Let's Encrypt ACME Certificate Protocol Set for Standardization

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Automated Certificate Management Environment (ACME) is set to become an internet standard later this year.

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