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When it comes to cybersecurity, the federal government is nowhere to be found

When it comes to cybersecurity, the federal government is nowhere to be found

Last month, tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates stored by the Customs and Border Protection agency were stolen in a digital breach. A federal contractor had transferred copies of the images…

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Private Surveillance Is a Lethal Weapon Anybody Can Buy

Private Surveillance Is a Lethal Weapon Anybody Can Buy

A small team representing the American company went to Tashkent, the Uzbek capital, to meet with officials and tell them what they had to offer. “We don’t want to stop people from using the internet,…

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Tech companies ‘must stop paedophiles uploading child sex abuse images’, National Crime Agency says

Tech companies ‘must stop paedophiles uploading child sex abuse images’, National Crime Agency says

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has called for technology companies to stop paedophiles uploading child sex abuse images as it attempts to track down an “exponentially increasing” number of British people viewing them. The agency received 80,000…

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5 Billion Reasons to Invest in BlackBerry (TSX:BB)

5 Billion Reasons to Invest in BlackBerry (TSX:BB)

While it might seem like a more boring business, the reality is that it’s becoming more and more important. Data and privacy issues have been a big problem over the years with companies suffering data…

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More than 805,000 systems are still exposed to BlueKeep, study finds

More than 805,000 systems are still exposed to BlueKeep, study finds

First, the bad news: as of July 2, more than 805,000 operating systems that are online are still vulnerable to BlueKeep, the Boston-based company said. That leaves a broad potential attack surface for someone who exploits…

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USCYBERCOM Warns of Cyber Threats from Microsoft Outlook Bug

USCYBERCOM Warns of Cyber Threats from Microsoft Outlook Bug

According to Milpita, Calif.-based cybersecurity firm FireEye, Iranian and other adversary hackers have been exploiting the CVE-2017-11774 bug to “cause confusion for many security professionals.” “If Outlook launches something malicious, a common assumption is that…

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Canadian Doctors and Former Microsoft Canada President Warn About Grave Health Risks of 5G

Canadian Doctors and Former Microsoft Canada President Warn About Grave Health Risks of 5G

The telecom industry has provided no scientific evidence that 5G is safe and there is research that already proves it isn’t (see 1, 2). Because of this, some government leaders have already declared moratoriums on installation (see 1, 2, 3). Additional warnings about…

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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: A Technical Deep Dive

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: A Technical Deep Dive

The Libra blockchain will go live in 2020, with the Libra Association – a Switzerland-based non-profit – tasked with leading the cryptocurrency’s ongoing development. In a white paper released Tuesday, the organization detailed how the…

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A Facebook warlord hacked users’ data, spread malware: Researchers

A Facebook warlord hacked users’ data, spread malware: Researchers

A Facebook page impersonating Khalifa Haftar, the head of a militia fighting Libya’s internationally recognized government, was Check Point’s first clue to an attack that had been going on for five years, the company said.…

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New Critical Security Warning For iPhone And iPad Users

New Critical Security Warning For iPhone And iPad Users

The yearly analysis of mobile application security from Positive Technologies found that some 38% of Apple iOS apps contained critical vulnerabilities. This compares with a slightly higher number of Android apps, 43%, which the report…