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government surveillance, cyber-security risk

Government Demands for Google User Data Set All Time High in 2016

Google's general counsel warns that an International framework is needed to prevent a patchwork of national laws and ad hoc internet data surveillance.
security threats

Acalvio ShadowPlex Builds Deception Farms to Lure Attackers

Security firm releases its first generally available product release, providing a cloud-enabled platform for security deceptions that aim to trick and trap attackers.

Firefox 53 Introduces Quantum Compositor, Reducing Browser Crashes

Mozilla improves the Firefox browser with a new graphics rendering technology and patches for 39 security vulnerabilities.
security breaches

Credentials Under Attack, Time to Exploit Still a Problem, Study Finds

A review of Q1 security incidents by security firm Rapid7 finds that attackers are more likely to use credentials to hack systems, although malware and industry-specific attacks continue to be popular.
Oracle patches

Oracle Patches 299 Vulnerabilities in April Critical Patch Update

Among the many patches this month are multiple products being updated to fix an Apache Struts vulnerability that was publicly disclosed in March 2017.
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Microsoft Says It's Fully Patched 13 Exploits Dumped by Shadow Brokers VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Latest Shadow Brokers Windows exploits already patched by Microsoft; HTC cuts price of U Ultra smartphone to $599 Through April 23; HPE completes acquisition of Nimble Storage earlier than planned; and there's more.

10 Vendors Working to Secure Containers From Modern Threats SLIDESHOW

Security is top of mind for container deployment, and these 10 vendors are all aiming for a slice of the market.
password security

Facebook Advances Delegated Account Recovery Protocol

After several months of early deployment, Facebook is now providing more options for sites to benefit from the Delegated Account Recovery model for account and password resets.
cloud security

Misconfiguration of AWS Services by Users Exposes Cloud Security Risks

Security vendor Threat Stack analyzed AWS usage patterns and found that 73 percent had some form of misconfiguration that could represent a potential security risk.
Word Flaw Cyber-Spy

NSA Bank System Tracking Revealed in Shadow Brokers' Zero-Day List

NEWS ANALYSIS: The group Shadow Brokers revealed a list of zero-day vulnerabilities for Microsoft Windows that that had been patched or were soon to be fixed. But the list contained hints that the NSA was tracking an important international banking service.

Twistlock 2.0 Improves Container Security and Compliance

Twistlock adds new Compliance Explorer and Runtime Radar features, helping organizations better understand and control container deployments.
Microsoft patches

Latest Shadow Brokers Windows Exploits Already Patched by Microsoft

The Shadow Brokers hacker group releases a set of 13 exploits, but Microsoft provides a rapid response, downplaying the current risk.

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