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Dropbox Adds an Offline Way to Do Two-Factor Authentication

This feature will be particularly useful as a backup when a user doesn’t have access to a cellular signal but does have access to Wi-Fi.

How Hackers Make Big Bucks Stealing, Selling Personal Information SLIDESHOW

On the dark web, cyber-criminals can buy and sell just about type of personal information. eWEEK looks at how hackers make their money and how much stolen data is worth.
Hack the Air Force

Hack the Air Force Bug Bounty Program Finds 207 Vulnerabilities

The U.S. Air Force issues $133,400 in bug bounty awards to security researchers participating in the HackerOne-powered bug bounty program.
Cloud Virus Scanning

Carbon Black EDR Service Exposing Customer Data Through Cloud Scanning

Carbon Black, an endpoint detection and response (EDR) service, sends binary data to a cloud malware analysis service under recommended settings that would allow third-parties to mind mine the files for sensitive information.
Secure VPN

FTC Asked to Investigate Hotspot Shield VPN Privacy Risks

The Center for Democracy and Technology has filed a complaint with the U.S Federal Trade Commission, alleging that the VPN vendor is violating consumer privacy. AnchorFree denies the allegations.
HashiCorp Vault

HashiCorp Vault Brings Disaster Recovery to Secrets Management

The latest update of the Vault platform adds new disaster recovery and multi-factor authentication capabilities to the distributed secrets management platform.
Tech Support Scams

Tech Support Scammers Using Phishing Tactics, Warns Microsoft

Fraudsters are impersonating trusted brands in an effort to get users to pay for fake technical support and hand over their personal information.
One Identity Safeguard

One Identity Debuts Safeguard 2.0 for Privileged Account Security

New features in One Identity's hardware platform include privileged session management and support for Amazon Web Services.
OpenSSL 1088

Oracle Joins SafeLogic to Develop FIPS Module for OpenSSL Security

New money comes from Oracle to help build a FIPS-compliant encryption module for the OpenSSL cryptographic library.
Security safe

12 Security Startups That Raised New Funding in July 2017 SLIDESHOW

July was a newsworthy month for the security industry. Not only did the Black Hat and DefCon security conferences take place in July, but it was a busy month for investors pumping money into security vendors.
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Microsoft Shows Off Secure Media Services to Breach-Wary Hollywood VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft's courts Hollywood with secure media cloud services; Facebook AI experiment shutdown holds lessons for IT industry; Privacy rights group wants FTC to probe Google tracking algorithm; and there's more.
SSL Malware Threat

More Hackers Building SSL Encryption into Malware, Zscaler Finds

Hackers are increasingly using Secure Sockets Layer encryption to conceal device infections, shroud data exfiltration and hide botnet communications, according to cloud security company Zscaler.

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