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Mexico makes arrests in massacre of American women and children

  • By Reuters Adry Torres For Dailymail.com
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 22:52:58

Mexico said it has made several arrests connected to last week's massacre of a family of nine Mormons in the north of the country.

Mexico said it has made several arrests connected to last week's massacre of a family of nine Mormons in the north of the country. Three women and six children of dual U.S-Mexican nationality were shot dead and burned by suspected cartel gunmen on a remote d… [+4147 chars]

Zscaler (ZS) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

  • Zacks Equity Research
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 22:45:10

Zscaler (ZS) closed the most recent trading day at $44.07, moving +0.39% from the previous trading session.

Zscaler (ZS) closed the most recent trading day at $44.07, moving +0.39% from the previous trading session. This change outpaced the S&P 500's 0.2% loss on the day. At the same time, the Dow added 0.04%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.13%. Coming into … [+2911 chars]

ZoneAlarm forum site hack exposed data of thousands of users

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 21:51:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. ZoneAlarm forum site hack exposed data of thousands of users. This is re…

This is really an embarrassing incident, ZoneAlarm forum site has suffered a data breach exposing data of its discussion forum users. ZonaAlarm, the popular security software firm owned by Check Point Technologies, has suffered a data breach. According to the… [+206 chars]

General Assembly, the Global Leader in Skills-Based Education, Expands G.I. Bill® Eligibility to Sixth Market and Launches Military Spouses Benefit

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 20:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, global education provider General Assembly (GA) announced the expansion of its post-9/11 G.I. Bill® offering in Seattle, marking the sixth state where veterans can use their military benefits to participate in ca…

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, global education provider General Assembly (GA) announced the expansion of its post-9/11 G.I. Bill® offering in Seattle, marking the sixth state where veterans can use their military benefits to participate in ca… [+5331 chars]

The Privacist - Volume 2

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 18:23:00

The five bills provide some regulatory relief, but certain key amendments expire on 1st January 2021. Unless the California legislature ultimately decides to extend or modify these amendments, in 2020 or beyond, businesses will need to prepare for the stricte…

EU: IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019 and Paris Pre-congress KnowledgeNet Meeting November will see several opportunities to discuss privacy matters in Europe and meet with The Privacist contributors within the K&L Gates’ platform, in connection … [+32853 chars]

Hackers Dissect 'Mr. Robot' Season 4 Episode 6: ‘Not Acceptable’

  • Yael Grauer, Janus Rose
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 18:06:55

Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap the sixth episode of the final season of the realistic hacking show.

Episode 6 of Mr. Robots final season was pretty heavy, filled with coercion, kidnapping, and threats of violence. We discussed [SPOILERS, obvs] physical security, interrogation, vishing, ZRTP keywords, wiretapping, wiping phone data and more. (The chat transc… [+18094 chars]

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

  • Brigitte Majewski
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 18:03:20

By Silencing Hackers With NDAs, Uber Could Legitimize Ransom Attacks As A Business Despite a half-billion-dollar marketing campaign last year to rebuild Uber’s image, the ride-sharing giant’s reputation problem just keeps getting worse. On Wednesday, two of t…

By Silencing Hackers With NDAs, Uber Could Legitimize Ransom Attacks As A Business Despite a half-billion-dollar marketing campaign last year to rebuild Ubers image, the ride-sharing giants reputation problem just keeps getting worse.  On Wednesday, two of … [+9692 chars]

First BlueKeep attacks prompt fresh warnings

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 17:12:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. The infamous vulnerability has been exploited for a cryptocurrency minin…

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Considering Legitimate Interest? Here’s What You Need to Know for Direct Mail

  • Patrick Lymath
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 17:00:56

A few weeks ago RNLI announced that it would be changing its approach to direct mail following a significant drop…

A few weeks ago RNLI announced that it would be changing its approach to direct mail following a significant drop in donations. After the introduction of GDPR the charity only contacted people that had explicitly opted-in to receiving mail. However, according… [+3047 chars]

How to Cyber Security: Unicorns and donkeys

  • Jonathan Knudsen
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 17:00:32

A security group should help lift the organization into a positive, proactive attitude and work security into all aspects of development and operations. The post How to Cyber Security: Unicorns and donkeys appeared first on Software Integrity Blog. The post H…

A security group should help lift the organization into a positive, proactive attitude and work security into all aspects of development and operations. An ideal world would have unicorns. By contrast, the world in which we live haslets just say donkeys. H… [+4248 chars]

What threat do nation state hackers pose to businesses? - IT PRO

  • Nicholas Fearn
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 16:58:00

In today's digital economy, businesses face the risk of cyber crime on a daily basis. What's more, the attacks they face are not only growing in scale and complexity, but are increasingly backed and funded by countries. Nation state attacks aren't a new pheno…

In today's digital economy, businesses face the risk of cyber crime on a daily basis. What's more, the attacks they face are not only growing in scale and complexity, but are increasingly backed and funded by countries. Nation state attacks aren't a new phen… [+6291 chars]

Reminder: November IAM Online Wednesday: Going Passwordless at Stanford

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 16:31:07

Posted by Dean Woodbeck on Nov 11 November IAM Online: Going Passwordless at Stanford Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2 pm ET | 1 pm CT | Noon MT | 11 am PT Capping a multi-year effort to move away from passwords, Stanford University has deployed the final compo…

Educause Security Discussion mailing list archives Reminder: November IAM Online Wednesday: Going Passwordless at Stanford From: Dean Woodbeck <woodbeck () INTERNET2 EDU>Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2019 14:07:59 +0000 November IAM Online: Going Passwordless at… [+1892 chars]

Texas Health Agency Fined $1.6m for Data Breach

  • Sarah Coble
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 16:15:00

Texas Health Commission fined for exposing personal information of 6,617 people online

A fine of $1.6m has been meted out to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for unintentionally exposing the personal health information of thousands of vulnerable people online. The Texan commission inadvertently made the names, addresses, Social S… [+2162 chars]

Building Your Cyber Security Strategy: A Step-By-Step Guide

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 15:39:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. A cyber security strategy is fundamental in helping your company take a …

A cyber security strategy is fundamental in helping your company take a proactive approach to security instead of reacting to every new threat, which can be time consuming and expensive. Whether you have an outdated strategy in place or you are starting from … [+210 chars]

Platinum Cyberspies Use Sophisticated Backdoor in Attacks

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 15:39:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. A newly discovered backdoor associated with the advanced persistent thre…

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5 Minute Briefing: Designing for Security Outcomes

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 15:39:00

This is the first in a set of blogs focused on high level briefings – typically 5 minute reads, covering design patterns and meta trends relating to security architecture and design. When it comes to cyber security design, there have been numerous ways of att…

This is the first in a set of blogs focused on high level briefings – typically 5 minute reads, covering design patterns and meta trends relating to security architecture and design. When it comes to cyber security design, there have been numerous ways of at… [+5511 chars]

NVIDIA Patched Multiple GeForce And GPU Driver Vulnerabilities

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 15:39:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. NVIDIA Patched Multiple GeForce And GPU Driver Vulnerabilities. Recently…

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5 Minute Briefing: Designing for Security Outcomes

  • Simon M
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 14:58:00

This is the first in a set of blogs focused on high level briefings - typically 5 minute reads, covering design patterns and meta trends relating to security architecture and design. When it comes to cyber security design, there have been numerous ways of att…

This is the first in a set of blogs focused on high level briefings – typically 5 minute reads, covering design patterns and meta trends relating to security architecture and design. When it comes to cyber security design, there have been numerous ways of at… [+5596 chars]

Yunji: Significant Upside Potential Should Margins Expand

  • Silenda Investments
  • Published date: 2019-11-11 14:35:36

Current share price does not do justice to the fundamental value of the business, considering the market growth of the industry and the company’s unique busines

Executive Summary Yunji (NASDAQ:YJ) is a relative newcomer to the stock exchange, having IPO'd during May 2019. The ADR price jumped on the listing, but it has been unable to find a stable base, resulting in the current share price being less than half of th… [+22275 chars]

BlueKeep Attacks Crash Systems Due to Meltdown Patch

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 14:06:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. The recent attacks exploiting the BlueKeep vulnerability to deliver cryp…

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Experts Comments On WordPress Sites Hit By Malware – WP-VCD

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 14:06:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. An old malware known as WP-VCD, has been resurrected and is targeting Wo…

An old malware known as WP-VCD, has been resurrected and is targeting WordPress websites according to security researchers at Wordfence. How To Secure wp-vcd.php Malware Attack In WordPress Websites And Stay Protected#security #technology#blogging #datainsigh… [+208 chars]

BlueKeep: What you Need to Know

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 14:06:00

Sorin Mustaca's IT Security news and articles about information security, vulnerabilities, exploits, patches, releases, software, features, hacks, laws, spam, viruses, malware, breaches. What is BlueKeep? BlueKeep is the name that has been given to a security…

What is BlueKeep? BlueKeep is the name that has been given to a security vulnerability that was discovered earlier this year in some versions of Microsoft Windows’ implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). The vulnerability was described as “wormab… [+190 chars]

Amgen Highlights Data To Be Presented At AHA 2019 Across Cardiovascular Portfolio

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  • Published date: 2019-11-11 14:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that new data from its cardiovascular portfolio will be presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia, Nov. 16-18. This inclu…

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that new data from its cardiovascular portfolio will be presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia, Nov. 16-18. This inclu… [+25536 chars]