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CCleaner

CCleaner Hacked, Infecting Millions With Backdoor Malware

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The widely used software tool that helps users get rid of unwanted files and applications on Windows was exploited by unknown hackers.
Quantum Safe

Quantum Computing Poses Risks to Cryptography and Bitcoin


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The coming era of quantum computing will require new technologies and approaches to keep cryptography secure.
Daily Tech Briefing Sept. 15, 2017

Russia-Based Kaspersky Has Security Products Banned at US Agencies VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: DHS bans federal agencies from using Kaspersky security products; Yelp says Google is still using its content in violation of an FTC agreement; Bing image search gets a machine learning boost; and there's more.
DHS Orders Kaspersky Ban

DHS Bans Federal Agencies From Using Kaspersky Security Products

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Within 90 days, federal agencies must find all instances of Kaspersky Lab products on their net-works and remove them, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Chrome Symantec Certificate Deadline

Google Sets Deadline to Replace Symantec Website Certificates

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Google says website owners must replace existing authentication certificates by its published deadlines or the Chrome browser will start to distrust their sites.
Equifax Breach Fallout

Equifax Faces Legal Scrutiny in Wake of Data Breach VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Equifax data breach fallout continues as lawsuits are filed; New iPhone production hampered by OLED screen issues: report; Google offers tips on how to Protect G Suite from phishing attacks; and there's more.
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft Bulks Up Defender ATP for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection gains new features that help IT security teams prevent data breaches.
BlueBorne

BlueBorne Bluetooth Flaws Put Billions of Devices at Risk

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A set of eight security vulnerabilities in widely used Bluetooth stacks used by Microsoft, Google and Linux has been publicly disclosed.
Micro Focus

Micro Focus Updates HPE Security Portfolio at Protect Conference

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Multiple former HPE security products get updated at the first Micro Focus Protect event following the spin-merge with HPE.
Identity Verification

Identity Verification Becomes Trickier in Wake of Equifax Breach

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Any online or offline service that uses the four big personal identifiers—name, address, birth date and Social Security number—will have to use some other method to verify identities, security experts say.
Daily Tech Briefing Sept. 11, 2017

Equifax Hack Exposes Personal Information of 143M Americans VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Equifax discloses a massive data breach that puts 143 million Americans at risk; Solaris and SPARC are in the crosshairs of the latest Oracle cuts; Dell EMC is still reeling from merger costs after year one; and there's more.
Linus Torvalds LA

Linus Torvalds Wants Attackers to Join Linux Kernel Development

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Speaking at the Open Source Summit in L.A., the Linux creator said he wants hackers to join Linux before they turn to the dark side.
apache struts

Equifax Breach Potentially Triggered by Apache Struts Vulnerability

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A research report identifies a vulnerability in the open-source Apache Struts framework as being the root cause of the massive data breach.

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