Mass surveillance alone will not save us from coronavirus

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 18:05:40 +0000

As governments roll out enormous data collection programs to limit coronavirus, we should remember that mass surveillance alone will not save us.

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Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 22:17:47 +0000

Sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that Microsoft Corp. is slated to release a software update on Tuesday to fix an extraordinarily serious security vulnerability in a core cryptographic component present in all versions of Windows. Those sources say Microsoft has quietly shipped a patch for the bug to branches of the U.S. military and to other high-value customers/targets that manage key Internet infrastructure, and that those organizations have been asked to sign agreements preventing them from disclosing details of the flaw prior to Jan. 14, the first Patch Tuesday of 2020.

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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 18:03:33 +0000

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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Backdoors are a security vulnerability

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:10:27 +0000

Upset by their inability to access potentially vital evidence for criminal investigations, the federal government has, for years, pushed to convince tech companies to build backdoors that will, allegedly, only be used by law enforcement agencies. The problem, cybersecurity researchers say, is that those backdoors can easily be exploited by criminals.

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A week in security (March 4 – 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:47:27 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 4–11, including a Chrome zero-day, Labs’ data privacy report, news from RSA, and more.

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Max Schrems: lawyer, regulator, international man of privacy

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Almost 10 years ago, privacy advocate Max Schrems and the European Union began separate efforts to change the way the world thinks about online privacy. Thanks to them, we now have GDPR.

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