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CopyCat Android Malware

Copycat Malware Could Be the Harbinger of Even Worse Cyber-Attacks

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NEWS ANALYSIS: In its current form, the Copycat Android malware is a form of adware that’s intended to fleece advertisers and app makers. But it opens the door to malware that’s far more insidious.
Puppet CTO

How the Puppet DevOps Tool Is Used to Improve Security, Compliance VIDEO

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VIDEO: Deepak Giridharagopal, CTO and Chief Architect of Puppet explains how organizations are using the popular open-source Puppet DevOps tool to improve security and compliance.
android security

Google Patches Critical Android Vulnerabilities in July Update

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Only 11 of the vulnerabilities in the July update are rated as critical, including one that will likely be discussed in great detail at the upcoming Black Hat security conference.
Daily Video 706

Security Experts Suspect Petya Cyber-Attack Inspired by Nation-State VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Cyber-security experts view Petya malware as nation-state attack; UK officials say Google DeepMind failed to follow patient data rules; British police and Microsoft take aim at tech support fraud; and there's more.
Symantec

Symantec Acquires Browser Isolation Vendor Fireglass

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The promise of Fireglass' technology is to help reduce the attack surface across endpoints for web and email security.
Digital theft

Mobile Ransomware Increasingly Targeting US, Kaspersky Reports SLIDESHOW

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Desktop ransomware attacks are growing, but the same isn't true for mobile ransomware. eWEEK looks at highlights of the latest Kaspersky Lab ransomware report.
CopyCat Android Malware

CopyCat Malware Infects 14M Android Devices in Ad Fraud Attack

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Check Point discovers an Android malware attack that is installing unauthorized apps on devices and displaying fraudulent ads.

Cyber-Security Executive Order Implementation Deadlines Near

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Security experts chime in on the impact of President Trump's cyber-security executive order as the first set of deadlines near.
Data security

UK Officials Say Google DeepMind Failed to Follow Patient Data Rules

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The UK's Information Commissioner's Office faults London hospitals and Google DeepMind unit over how it handled patient data privacy in implementing its clinical safety initiative.
Malware 2017

Cyber-Security Experts View Petya Malware as Nation-State Attack

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The Ukrainian government and NATO experts consider the NotPetya ransomware attack to be linked to a nation-state, with Ukraine blaming the Russian Federation. Other experts are not convinced.
Security money 3

Cyber-Security Startups Score Big Rounds of Venture Funding in June SLIDESHOW

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Multiple security vendors raised more than $100 million in June, the most active month for cyber-security startup funding so far in 2017.
online fraud

British Police and Microsoft Take Aim at Tech Support Scam Fraud

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Four suspects were arrested in the U.K as part of a collaboration between Microsoft and law enforcement to help stop the growing problem of tech support fraud.

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