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Facebook Medical Record Quest

Social Media Data Regulation Appears Likely After Zuckerberg Testimony

NEWS ANALYSIS: House and Senate lawmakers voiced support for data privacy regulations even after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for mistakes that allowed Cambridge Analytics to gain access to millions of users’ profile data.
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Capsule8 Launches Zero-Day Threat Detection Platform for Linux

More than a year after first emerging from stealth, container security startup Capsule8 launches the 1.0 version of its zero-day threat detection platform.
Daily Tech Briefing April 11, 2018

Facebook Hit with Class-Action Lawsuit Following User Data Misuse VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Facebook is hit with a class-action lawsuit following user data misuse, and fraudsters are using HTTP injectors to steal internet access, Flashpoint reports.
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Data Breaches Continue to Be Financially Motivated as Detection Lags SLIDESHOW

The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report finds that most attacks are motivated by financial gain and organizations are slow to detect them.

#eWEEKchat April 11: Personal Information: Is Anything Secure?

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is testifying this week before Congress; the time is right for a chat about personal information security online. Please join us April 11 for an #eWEEKchat about a direct influence on our lives.

Zuckerberg Holds His Own Against Senators' Barrage of Questions

NEWS ANALYSIS: Facebook CEO endured more than five hours of grilling by two Senate committees and generally kept his cool, though he dodged some questions and offered incomplete answers for others. Questioning continues today in Washington, D.C.
Daily Tech Briefing April 10, 2018

Flaw in Cisco Switches Leads to Attacks on Critical Infrastructure VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Hackers use a flaw in Cisco switches to attack critical infrastructure, and TERiX's CEO gets jail time and a $100K fine for fraud in an Oracle IP case.
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Ransomware Attacks Doubled in 2017, Verizon Reports

Verizon's 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report finds that 68 percent of breaches took months for organizations to discover.
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IBM Slims Down Pair of Mainframes for the Cloud

Big Blue's new "skinny" mainframes are the latest step by the vendor to enable the legacy systems to address emerging modern workloads.

San Francisco Alert System at Risk From SirenJack Vulnerability

UPDATED: Security researchers from Bastille Networks uncover a vulnerability in the alert warning siren system used in San Francisco. The impacted vendor is already deploying a fix.

Facebook Hit with Class-Action Lawsuit Following User Data Misuse

Lawsuit claims that Facebook “stood idly by” as a “treasure trove of data” was transferred to third-party Cambridge Analytica, and then used in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.
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Fraudsters Using HTTP Injectors to Steal Internet Access: Flashpoint

Fraudsters in Latin America are manipulating HTTP headers with injector files that are enabling unauthorized internet access.

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