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U.S Lawmakers File Bill to Enable Businesses to Pursue Cyber-Criminals

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Two U.S. representatives introduce legislation that aims to give companies the legal protection needed to pursue and identify hackers over the Internet.
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Tanium Expands Security Platform With Asset Module

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Tanium CEO Orion Hindawi wants his customers to be concerned about the things they actually can control that will help to improve security.
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Chinese Groups Attack Japanese Firms, Resurrect Old Malware

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Groups linked to China continue to launch attacks at the nation’s rivals, with reports of one group targeting Japanese companies using a zero-day vulnerability and a second group exploiting its victims with a decade-old RAT.
Daily Tech Briefing Oct. 16, 2017

North Korea Steals Confidential US, South Korean Military Documents VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: North Korea is escalating cyber-attacks with little fear of retaliation; Russians reportedly also abused YouTube and Pokemon Go in the 2016 election; Taiwan fines Qualcomm $773 million for practices that hamper competition; and there's more.
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WordPress Plugins Expose Sites to Increased Risk, Report Finds SLIDESHOW

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The SiteLock Website Security Insider report reveals multiple security trends, including security risks associated with WordPress sites.
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StackRox 1.3 Improves Container Security With Better Threat Detection

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The update from the container security startup includes enhanced detection rules to help identify different types of container attacks.
KRACK Attacks

Researchers Reveal Critical KRACK Flaws in WPA WiFi Security

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The widely used WPA2 protocol for WiFi security is at risk from a form of replay attack that could leave hundreds of millions of devices vulnerable to attack, researchers have found.
Daily Tech Briefing Oct. 13, 2017

Israel Allegedly Hacks Kaspersky Lab, Shares Findings With US VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Israel allegedly breaches Kaspersky Lab to reveal Russian hackers; a YouTube channel is shut down over Russian-sponsored election propaganda; Workday announces self-service analytics and data as a service; and there's more.

Equifax, TransUnion Hit by Malicious JavaScript Security Risk

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Tracking code for website performance data on an Equifax site allegedly had been injected with code that downloaded a fake Flash downloader onto user's systems.
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Russians Reportedly Also Abused YouTube, Pokémon Go in 2016 Election

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Meanwhile, Facebook has begun overhauling how it handles political ads on its platform and plans changes before the U.S. midterm elections next year.
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North Korea Escalating Cyber-Attacks With Little Fear of Retaliation

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Online attackers from North Korea reportedly stole confidential military documents, including war contingency plans drawn up by U.S. and South Korean forces. Without any downside, such attacks will continue, security experts say.
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Akamai Improves Bot Manager to Defend Against Credential Stuffing

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Technology from Akamai's acquisition of Cyberfend is now integrated into Bot Manager Premier, providing protection from credential stuffing attacks.
Kubernetes

Grafeas Project Debuts to Improve Kubernetes Supply Chain Security

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A new open-source effort backed by Google, IBM, Red Hat and others launches to provide auditing and governance for the container software supply chain.

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