How the government shutdown is influencing cybersecurity jobs

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:16:00 +0000

As of this writing, the government shutdown of 2019 is the longest ever in America. Will the government’s stable of cybersecurity talent be the next casualty—now and in the long run?

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A week in security (January 7 – 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:45:37 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 7 to 13, including breaches, takedowns, bug fixes, and social media issues.

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Government shutdown impacts .gov websites, puts Americans in danger

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Today, TechCrunch posted a concerning story about the shutdown and most importantly, they covered the reporting of NetCraft, a U.K. internet service company, about how numerous US government websites are now inaccessible due to expired security certificates. This is going to be a quick post to help explain what happened and more importantly, how cyber criminals will use this situation to their advantage.

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A week in security (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:33:05 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019, including fresh breaches in the New Year, mobile malware, GandCrab, and how we remembered 2018.

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Using the blockchain to create secure backups

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 17:34:54 +0000

Some of the properties we would like to see in our backups have blockchain technology written all over them. Should organizations consider blockchain for creating secure, recent backups—especially after a ransomware attack?

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A week in security (December 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 18:56:44 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 17–23, including Christmas scams, phishing quizzes, Underminer, smart speakers, flawed Twitter form, Chromebook malware, and Fuchsia.

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A week in security (December 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:58:31 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 10–16, including facial recognition technology, abandoned USB sticks, even more trouble at Facebook, Google bugs, and more.

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A week in security (December 3 – 9)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:32:10 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 3–9, including a new Mac malware, new Flash zero-day vulnerability, new Malwarebytes report focusing on current undetectable malware, and breaches happening left and right.

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A week in security (November 26 – December 2)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:06:04 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from November 26 until December 2, including the Marriott breach, AV testing, 2019 security predictions, and an ad fraud botnet takedown.

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Marriott breach impacts 500 million customers: here’s what to do about it

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:17:33 +0000

Marriott disclosed a large-scale data breach impacting up to 500 million customers who have stayed at a Starwood-branded hotel within the last four years.

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The 25th anniversary of the webcam: What did it bring us?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:00:43 +0000

This month the webcam has been around for 25 years. Ho has it developed and which are the concerns surrounding webcams and CCTVs?

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