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U.S. Indicts 13 Russians in Plot to Influence 2016 Election Campaign

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NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted 13 Russians and three Russian organizations on charges of engaging in cyber-crimes aimed at meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Security researchers observe an attack in progress to learn how cyber-attackers insert crypto-currency mining malware into Docker containers.
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Five Security Truisms That Have Stood the Test of Time

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Despite all of the iterations in software and hardware during the last couple of decades, there remains some fundamental security advice that has stood the test of time and is just as relevant today as it was in the 1980s.
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FedEx Customer Data Left Publicly Exposed on Cloud Storage Server

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Yet another cloud data leak is discovered, this time it's 119,000 documents with personally identifiable information from the FedEx-owned company Bongo International.
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U.S. Formally Accuses Russia of Launching NotPetya Ransomware Attack

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The U.S., UK, Canada and Australia now say that the Russian military was responsible for the June 2017 NotPetya global cyber-attacks that caused hundreds of millions in damages.
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IT Risk Assessments Suffer From Lack of Automation, Planning: KPMG SLIDESHOW

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In assessing IT risks, a “reactive and siloed” approach—along with a lack of analytics and automation—is holding organizations back.
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Spam Volume Down, Phishing Attacks Up in 2017, Kaspersky Lab Finds SLIDESHOW

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In a good news, bad news report, Kaspersky Lab reports on the state of email spam and phishing in 2017 compared with 2016.

10 Online Security Measures Everyone Should Implement in 2018

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Password managers, regular credit checks, credit freezes, device updates, encrypted email are just a few of the measures people can use to protect their data and privacy.
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Over $100K Awarded in Latest Hack the Air Force 2.0 Bug Bounty Effort

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The U.S. Air Force conducted a 20-day bug bounty challenge in which 106 vulnerabilities were disclosed and patched.
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How ZeroFox Protects Enterprise Social Media From Cyber-Attackers VIDEO

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VIDEO: Evan Blair Co-Founder of ZeroFoX discusses the social media threats that face enterprises and explains why 280 characters is a good thing for Twitter security.
Daily Tech Briefing Feb. 14, 2018

U.S. Government Sites Among Thousands Infected by Cryptocurrency Miner VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: A cryptocurrency miner hits thousands of sites via an accessibility script; Valentine's Day fuels a spike in dating spam, IBM reports; Microsoft System Center gets its first semi-annual release; and there's more.
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Email Fraud Attacks Continue to Grow, Proofpoint Reports

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Proofpoint analyzed 160 billion emails and found a rising volume of fraud, as attackers spoof email identities.
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Cyber-Attackers Continue to Be Financially Motivated, Report Finds SLIDESHOW

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Among the findings of Positive Technologies' latest cyber-security report is that most hackers, motivated mainly by financial gain, increase cyber-attacks during the holiday season.

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