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Microsoft Sounds Alarm on Weaponized Virtual Machines on the Cloud

Attackers are targeting cloud accounts, hoping to weaponize virtual machines and gain access to valuable information.
Starling IARI

One Identity Debuts Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence Service

The new Starling Identity Analytics and Risk Intelligence service aims to help organizations find security risks in access entitlements and policies.
Daily Tech Briefing Aug. 22, 2017

Ransomware Victims Pay Much More Than Just the Ransom VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: The true cost of ransomware is much more than just the ransom; Facebook awards $100K for spear phishing security research; Google and UC Berkeley will create an eclipse movie from crowd-sourced images; and there's more.
Mimecast Ropemaker

Ropemaker Email Exploit Exposes Desktop Clients to Security Risks

Email security vendor Mimecast releases a report on a new type of email exploit that neither Apple nor Microsoft sees as a risk that needs to be patched.
Unity flaw

Game Developers Warned of Remote Vulnerability in Unity

The popular Unity game platform is vulnerable to remote compromise due to a flaw in the Windows game editor, the company says as it releases a critical patch.

More Cyber-Attacks Occur on Weekends Than a Weekday, Study Reveals SLIDESHOW

Among the key findings in security firm Fortinet's second-quarter 2017 threat landscape report is the continued use of encrypted data by organizations.
Email malware 2

Spam Distribution Follows a Regular Workweek, IBM Reports

New research from IBM X-Force finds that Tuesday is the most popular day of the week for spam as spammers work a regular workweek.
New Wave WannaCry

The True Cost of Ransomware is Much More Than Just the Ransom

NEWS ANALYSIS: While the FBI has one set of numbers for the financial impact of ransomware, new figures from publicly traded companies shows the impact to be significantly higher.
Internet Defense Prize

Facebook Awards $100K for Spear Phishing Security Research

Winning research paper details a new method for how to detect credential spear phishing in an enterprise environment.
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Hutchins Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Malware VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: WannaCry security researcher pleads not guilty to creating malware; Court ruling favors Western Digital in memory chip tiff with Toshiba; Organizations willing to try out longer passwords, study finds; and there's more.
Respond Software

Respond Software Launches Analyst Platform to Help Security Staff

Company led by the former co-founder of Fortify Software, launches its Respond Analyst platform along with a $12 million round of funding.
Security pros

Study Shows Cyber-Security Pros Confident They Can Find Threats SLIDESHOW

Crowd Research Partners 2017 Threat Monitoring, Detection and Response Report reveals that many cyber-security professionals can find threats within a day, though it often takes much longer to recover.

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