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For Gov Tech Cyber Best Practices, See the 2021 NASCIO Awards

Lohrman on Security

For decades, NASCIO has provided best practices for governments to learn from. This year is no different, and three finalists offer lessons for all public-sector agencies

Why Edward Snowden is urging users to stop using ExpressVPN?

Security Affairs

The popular whistleblower Edward Snowden recommends customers of ExpressVPN VPN service to stop using it. Last week the Israeli cybersecurity firm Kape Technologies has acquired the industry’s leading virtual private networks ExpressVPN, as part of a $936 million deal.

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Learn dance from Artificial Intelligence AI based Robots

CyberSecurity Insiders

All these days we have seen robots driving cars, manufacturing goods and automobiles and some doing day-to-day household chores. In coming years, we will see robots based on Artificial Intelligence teaching dance to those interested. Yes, a team of researchers led by Prof.

Ransomware Attacks Growing More Sophisticated

Security Boulevard

Cybercriminals attacked with gusto in the first half of 2021 and attacks show no signs of slowing down.

How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization. They’ll share how to grow your business faster and minimize costs for both security and compliance

Pakistani man sentenced to 12 years of prison for his role in AT&T hacking scheme

Security Affairs

A Pakistani national has been sentenced to 12 years of prison in the US for his role in a hacking scheme against the telecom giant AT&T.

Serious vulnerability in HP Omen gaming PCs discovered

CyberSecurity Insiders

HP Omen PCs that assist in high-end gaming are hitting the news headlines for all wrong reasons.

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How to Set Up a NAS to Securely Share Files

WIRED Threat Level

From file backups to movie streaming, network attached storage drives offer plenty of functions and features. Security Security / Security Advice

NIST SP800-53 Revision 5, One Year Later

Security Boulevard

It will be one year since NIST released their final version of SP800-53 Revision 5 on September 23, 2020. As a quick reminder SP800-53 is the document issued by NIST that specifies the Security and Privacy Controls that need to be used by agencies of the Federal government. .

AT&T lost $200M in seven years to illegal phone unlocking scheme

Bleeping Computer

A Pakistani fraudster was sentenced earlier this week to 12 years in prison after AT&T, the world's largest telecommunications company, lost over $200 million after he and his co-conspirators coordinated a seven year scheme that led to the fraudulent unlocking of almost 2 million phones. [.].

Water Basilisk Uses New HCrypt Variant to Flood Victims with RAT Payloads

Trend Micro

In this blog entry we look into a fileless campaign that used a new HCrypt variant to distribute numerous remote access trojans (RATs) in victim systems. This new variant also uses an updated obfuscation mechanism which we detail.

Back to the Office: Privacy and Security Solutions to Compliance Issues for 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

Now that companies are slowly allowing employees to return to work at the office, it's time to re-evaluate your company’s posture towards privacy and security. Join Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies, for a discussion that will focus on compliance and the types of privacy and security measures your company should be aware of, as well as tips and methods for implementing these measures.

New "Elon Musk Club" crypto giveaway scam promoted via email

Bleeping Computer

A new Elon Musk-themed cryptocurrency giveaway scam called the "Elon Musk Mutual Aid Fund" or "Elon Musk Club" is being promoted through spam email campaigns that started over the past few weeks. [.]. Security

DEF CON 29 Cloud Village – Magno Logan’s ‘Workshop Kubernetes Security 101 Best Practices’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to DEFCON for publishing their tremendous DEFCON Conference Cloud Village videos on the groups' YouTube channel. Permalink. The post DEF CON 29 Cloud Village – Magno Logan’s ‘Workshop Kubernetes Security 101 Best Practices’ appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 332

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box.

Google to Auto-Reset Unused Android App Permissions for Billions of Devices

The Hacker News

Google on Friday said it's bringing an Android 11 feature that auto-resets permissions granted to apps that haven't been used in months, to devices running Android versions 6 and above.

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iMessage Zero-Click Exploit, Leaked Guntrader Firearms Data, 60 Million Fitness Tracking Records Exposed

Security Boulevard

The latest on the iMessage Zero-Click exploit that affects Apple iOS, MacOS and WatchOS devices (update your Apple devices now!),

Numando: A New Banking Trojan Targeting Latin American Users

The Hacker News

CommitStrip ‘Coding Maturity’

Security Boulevard

via the textual amusements of Thomas Gx , along with the Illustration talents of Etienne Issartia and superb translation skillset of Mark Nightingale - the creators of CommitStrip ! Permalink. The post CommitStrip ‘Coding Maturity’ appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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DEF CON 29 Blockchain Village – Yaz Khoury’s ‘Surviving 51 Percent Attacks’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to DEFCON for publishing their outstanding DEFCON Conference Blockchain Village Videos on the groups' YouTube channel. Permalink. The post DEF CON 29 Blockchain Village – Yaz Khoury’s ‘Surviving 51 Percent Attacks’ appeared first on Security Boulevard.

For Gov Tech Cyber Best Practices, See the 2021 NASCIO Awards

Security Boulevard

For decades, NASCIO has provided best practices for governments to learn from. This year is no different, and three finalists offer lessons for all public-sector agencies. The post For Gov Tech Cyber Best Practices, See the 2021 NASCIO Awards appeared first on Security Boulevard.

The Digital Pandemic – Ransomware

Security Boulevard

In 2021, there are two words that can send a cold chill down the spine of any Cybersecurity professional and business leader; Phishing and Ransomware.

Everything You Need to Know about Cyber Crisis Tabletop Exercises

Security Boulevard

Cybersecurity has become a critical concern in every business sector nowadays due to organizations’ growing dependency on technologies. Research by Immersive Lab reported that in 2019 there were more than 20,000 new vulnerabilities.