Infosys picks SUSE OpenStack to build private cloud solution  [LINK]
Infosys has launched a private cloud solution by partnering with open source pioneer Micro Focus SUSE. The latest development leverages SUSE OpenStack to help ... The post Infosys picks SUSE Op... [Read More]
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DHS Notifies States Targeted by Russia in Election Hacks  [LINK]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has finally notified the states whose systems were targeted by hackers before last year’s presidential election. read more ... [Read More]
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Security's #1 Problem: Economic Incentives  [LINK]
The industry rewards cutting corners rather than making software safe. Case in point: the Equifax breach. [Read More]
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Kali Linux 2017.2 OS comes with new security tools  [LINK]
Offensive Security has announced the release of its distro Kali Linux 2017.2. The latest version includes a list of new security packages. You can ... The post Kali Linux 2017.2 OS comes with n... [Read More]
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Facebook buckles under pressure over hated React license  [LINK]
Under pressure from organizations such as the Apache Software Foundation, Facebook is changing the licensing of its open source React JavaScript UI library to one considered less risky for developers.... [Read More]
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Linux kernel 4.12 reaches end of life  [LINK]
Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Harman has published the last maintenance update to Linux 4.12 series. The kernel series released in July this year has ... The post Linux kernel 4.12 reaches... [Read More]
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Verizon Engineer Exposes Internal System Data  [LINK]
Researchers discovered an unprotected Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket containing potentially sensitive information associated with a system used internally by Verizon. read more ... [Read More]
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PocketBeagle debuts to put Raspberry Pi Zero W aside  [LINK]
Partnering with Octavo Systems, the BeagleBoard.org Foundation has expanded its affordable line of computing boards and launched the PocketBeagle as an advanced version of ... The post PocketBe... [Read More]
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Adobe Accidentally Posts Private PGP Key  [LINK]
Adobe’s product security incident response team (PSIRT) accidentally published a private PGP key on its blog. The compromised key was quickly revoked and a new key was generated after the incide... [Read More]
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Asttecs to unveil open source-based enterprise communication solution at Gitex  [LINK]
Telecom technology provider Asttecs is set to unveil its new open source-based enterprise communication solution at Gitex Technology Week 2017 in Dubai. The Bengaluru-based ... The post Asttecs... [Read More]
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Top 5 Linux distributions for ethical hackers  [LINK]
Hacking and security penetration, by nature, require an in-depth understanding of the systems and platforms you’re infiltrating. And whether you plan to do some ... The post Top 5 Linux d... [Read More]
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Google Patches High Risk Flaws in Chrome  [LINK]
Google this week released an updated version of Chrome 61 to address two High severity vulnerabilities. Available for download as version 61.0.3163.100, the new Chrome iteration was pushed to all Wind... [Read More]
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Blockchain for Good Hackathon, September 30 and October 1  [LINK]
When is it on? The Blockchain for Good Hackathon takes place Saturday, 30 September and Sunday, 1 October. Full agenda can be found here. How many years has it been going? This is the inaugural e... [Read More]
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Massive Spam Runs Distribute Locky Ransomware  [LINK]
Locky ransomware, the infamous threat that dominated malware charts in 2016, is being aggressively distributed in a series of spam runs that have been ongoing for several weeks, security researchers w... [Read More]
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CCleaner Infection Database Erased  [LINK]
A database that allowed hackers to monitor systems infected through a maliciously modified CCleaner installer was erased on September 12, Avast has discovered. read more ... [Read More]
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SecureAuth Acquired for $225 Million, to Merge With Core Security  [LINK]
Access control company SecureAuth announced this week that will merge with Core Security, a firm focused on vulnerability discovery, identity governance, and threat management. Through the merger, the... [Read More]
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1.4 Million New Phishing Sites Launched Each Month  [LINK]
The number of phishing attacks reach a record rate in 2017, but the majority of the phishing sites remain active for just four- to eight hours. [Read More]
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NVIDIA Patches Several Flaws in GPU Display Drivers  [LINK]
NVIDIA has started releasing patches for several denial-of-service (DoS) and privilege escalation vulnerabilities affecting its GeForce, NVS, Quadro and Tesla graphics card drivers. read more ... [Read More]
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Americans Rank Criminal Hacking as Their Number One Threat  [LINK]
Global warming and artificial intelligence rate as less of a threat to human health, safety, and prosperity, than getting hacked, according to a survey released today. [Read More]
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Health IT & Cybersecurity: 5 Hiring Misconceptions to Avoid  [LINK]
Why healthcare organizations need a good strategy to find talent, or get left behind. [Read More]
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10 Security Product Flaw Scares  [LINK]
CCleaner compromise puts the crown on several years' worth of headlines about cybersecurity product weaknesses. [Read More]
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1.4 Million Phishing Sites Are Created Monthly: Report  [LINK]
According to a new report, an average of 1.385 million unique new phishing sites are created every month, peaking at 2.3 million in May 2017. The majority of these are online and active for an av... [Read More]
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